Northern Kentucky hotels slate winter plans

COVINGTON, Ky. -- A variety of properties in northern Kentucky unveiled a series of weekend getaways for the winter season.

Rates, valid through March, are per room, per night.

A sampling of packages follows:

  • The Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter here offers weekend getaway rates starting at $105. A Two for Breakfast package also is available, starting at $115.
  • Amerisuites Cincinnati Airport in Florence, Ky., features the Perfect North Ski Package for $139. The plan includes suite accommodations, a continental breakfast buffet and two lift passes for nearby Perfect North Ski Slopes.
  • Hilton Greater Cincinnati Airport in Florence features a Fish & More package for $99 that includes accommodations for two, a pair of adult tickets to the Newport Aquarium and a buffet breakfast.
  • Comfort Suites Newport in Newport, Ky., created a Winter Package for $79 that includes hot chocolate and cookies upon arrival and a continental breakfast.
  • The Clarion Hotel Riverview here has a South of the Border package that includes accommodations, a $30 dinner voucher for the property's revolving restaurant, a bottle of wine and continental breakfast for two for $135; $145 for a riverview room.
  • The Embassy Suites RiverCenter here has a Winter Waterland special that includes a king suite for two adults and two children, a breakfast, evening manager's reception and self-parking for $109.
  • The Ashley Quarter in Florence is offering an Aquarium Getaway that features executive rooms with fully equipped kitchens and whirlpool baths along with two adult tickets to the Newport Aquarium for $107. A second night is available for $79.
  • The Wildwood Inn in Florence created a Friday Night at the Movies plan that includes one night's accommodations in a poolside room, an in-room movie and one large pizza for $85.
  • The Cincinnati Airport Residence Inn by Marriott, located in Erlanger, Ky., invites guests to stay in a one-bedroom suite with a fully equipped kitchen for $69, including a buffet breakfast.
  • The Courtyard by Marriott Cincinnati Airport, also in Erlanger, is offering its Breakfast Lovers package for $69. The plan includes accommodations and a full buffet breakfast for two adults and two children.
  • Hannaford Suites in Newport offers its Cabin Fever package for $159. It includes accommodations in a one-bedroom suite, a $50 dinner gift certificate for the Chart House and a wine and cheese basket with cookies. A second night is available for an additional $44.
  • Hampton Inn Riverfront here designed a Romance on the River package that includes one night's accommodations, a continental breakfast, champagne, chocolates and a dinner at Mike Fink's restaurant or a Saturday-night dinner cruise for $159 for two.
  • Holiday Inn Riverfront here is offering the Titanic Package, which includes one nights' accommodations and two admission tickets to the
  • Titanic exhibit and Titanic: The Omnimax Experience at the Cincinnati Museum Center for $87.

  • The Drawbridge Inn in Fort Mitchell offers its Romantic Adventure package for $169. It includes club level accommodations for two, champagne, chocolates, a $40 restaurant/lounge certificate, a Sunday morning newspaper and late checkout.
  • For more information or to book any of these packages, call (800) STAY-NKY.

    The Web site is located at www.nkycvb.com.

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