Starwood Italy and Central Mediterranean, numbering more than 40 properties in Rome, Milan, Turin, Venice, Asolo, Florence, Rimini, Malta, Costa Smeralda (Sardinia) and Croatia is pleased to announce its 2007 holiday packages for Christmas and the New Year. Lovers of Europe can absorb the rich cultures of Italy, Malta and Croatia, during the most joyful time of the year and indulge in European charm and tradition.
Explore Florence’s rich art, literature and history while staying at The Grand Hotel. The Grand Hotel is offering a holiday experience that includes an accommodation in one of the luxurious guestrooms, a daily breakfast buffet, and a special Christmas gift waiting in the room. Rates start from €344.00 in a deluxe double room.
The Westin Excelsior is presenting exciting New Year’s Eve festivities in an unforgettable magical setting. Charming buildings and streets shine with lights and decorations to give a traditional feel to shopping and celebrations. Spend New Years Eve at the Westin Excelsior, Florence for €529.00, which includes a daily breakfast buffet, New Year’s Eve buffet dinner and a New Year’s Day brunch. It’s the prefect way to kick-off 2008.
For fashionistas and trend-setters, stay in Milan and shop this holiday season in the fashion capital of the world. Visit the famous Italian designer’s boutiques, from Versace to Armani and relax at the Westin Palace where holiday rates start from €233.00. The Westin Palace is convenient to the city’s famous shopping and monuments, including The Church of Santa Maria Delle Grazie, which houses Leonardo’s Last Supper.
Visit one of the world’s most famous opera houses, The Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala, as it is known), and unwind at the Le Méridien Gallia, located in the heart of Milan’s renowned Piazza Duca D’Aosta, where holiday rates start at €151.00.
Venice is surely the world’s most romantic destination. See the historic sights of Venice at The Westin Europa & Regina with rates starting from €195.00 a night. Or stay at Hotel Gritti Palace and take pleasure in the historical grandeur. Holiday Package rates start from €419.00 per room per night with an inclusive full breakfast for two.
Celebrate the Holiday season like royalty at the St. Regis Grand Hotel, Rome and experience modern Roman life, within Rome’s ancient city walls. Enjoy a dinner at the famed Vivendo, where traditional Italian dishes are imaginatively interpreted by the St. Regis Grand chef. Rates start from €430.00 and include a luxurious daily breakfast buffet for two and an epicurean Christmas lunch for two. Rejoice in New Years Eve celebrations with a gala dinner, surrounded by the magnificence of the ballroom designed by Cesar Ritz.
Located on Rome’s most celebrated avenue, Via Veneto, The Westin Excelsior allows access to the city’s greatest attractions. Take pleasure in the Westin Excelsior this holiday season with rates starting from €400.00, which includes an accommodation in a deluxe double room and a gourmand Christmas lunch for two, created by chef James Foglieni.
Make lasting memories at the Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center, where holiday rates start from €172.00. Enjoy the hotels recent full-scale renovation and dine at the Il Vigneto, which serves a delicious buffet of Mediterranean dishes and an à la carte menu including a tempting selection of pizzas.
Spend this New Year at Le Merdien Rimini. This charming city is located on the Adriatic Sea near the coast between the rivers Marecchia (the ancient Ariminus) and Ausa (Aprusa). One is sure to enjoy a memorable time at Le Merdien Rimini with an overnight accommodation, rich daily breakfast buffet and dinners at Soleidado restaurant. Rates start from €298.00 per night in double room.
Delve into Malta’s mysterious prehistory, retrace the footsteps of St Paul or see where the Knights of St John defended Christendom. Enjoy a 4-night celebration package at the Westin Dragonara Resort Malta. Offers include accommodation in a deluxe sea-view room, daily breakfast buffet and a New Year’s Eve grand dinner. Rates start from €590.00.
Split, the second largest city in Croatia and one of the largest ports in the Mediterranean is planning the prefect New Year’s Eve party at the best place in town. For €292.00 they have prepared a memorable New Year’s Eve package, which includes a New Year’s Eve gala dinner for two, live ballet performance, fireworks with the sea as the backdrop. The party continues with free entry to the Frand Casino Lav and Inmotion club.