Rates & Dates: Pacific Palisades kicks off new year with Resolutions plan


After a year of indulgences, the Pacific Palisades Hotel in Vancouver created the Resolutions package help clients get back on the right track.

The overnight plan covers accommodations in a South Beach Suite; a basket of fruit and bottled water upon arrival; a one-hour session with a personal trainer through M-Body Spa & Fitness; a yoga mat, block and strap to use during the stay; and a yoga video or DVD to take home.

The plan is priced from about $255 per room, double, and is valid through March 31.

Pacific Palisades Hotel

Phone: (800) 663-1815


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Chicagos House of Blues Hotel is featuring the Heart-Burned Hotel package, designed for those who have been burned by romance.

Available through March 31, the overnight plan is priced from $319 per person, double, and covers suite accommodations; two blue martinis upon arrival; a session with a psychic; in-room spa treatments, including massage and manicure/pedicure for two; two cocktails at Kaz Bar; and a copy of the book Be Honest -- Youre Not That Into Him Either, by Ian Kerner.

House of Blues Hotel

Phone: (877) 569-3742

Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. and United Airlines are offering a Kids Fly Free deal from any city served by United and United Express in the U.S. and Canada into Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Steamboat Springs, Colo., for the 2006 winter season.

When a parent purchases at least two hotel nights, lift tickets and roundtrip air on United or United Express, one child age 12 or under flies free.

The plan is valid Jan. 2 through Feb. 16 for travel into Steamboat Sundays to Thursdays and out of Steamboat Mondays to Fridays.

Steamboat Central Reservations

Phone: (800) 922-2722


HBOs Sex and the City may have ended its Emmy-winning run last year, but New Yorks Muse hotel is keeping the spirit of Carrie, Miranda, Samantha and Charlotte alive with its Pajama Party package.

Available through March 31, the overnight plan covers a milk-and-cookies midnight snack; a selection of Baudelaire take-home products; a one-hour, in-room massage; and breakfast in bed for two.

Also included is a Sex and the City tour that takes guests to sites seen on the show.

The package rate is $349 per person, double, based on a Friday-to-Sunday-night stay in a deluxe king or double room; an extra person in the room can be added for $195, and extra nights can be added for $199 per person with breakfast included. Commission is 10% on the room rate.

The Muse

Phone: (877) NYC-MUSE


GDSs: All systems

The La Jolla (Calif.) Beach & Tennis Club properties -- the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club and the Sea Lodge Hotel on La Jolla Shores Beach -- are inviting guests with winter warm-up rates, available through Jan. 31.

At La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, the Winter Warmth package is priced from $189 per night, double, in a standard guest room and comes with in-room hot cocoa or apple cider for two.

Meanwhile, the Sea Lodges Winter Wrap Up plan is priced from $159 per night, double, for accommodations in a garden patio room with hot cocoa or apple cider in the lobby each afternoon.

La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club

Phone: (800) 624-2582


GDSs: All systems

The Sea Lodge

Phone: (800) 237-5211


GDSs: All systems

For the ultimate in Seattle shopping, the Sorrento Hotel here designed the Shop in Suite Style plan, valid through Jan. 31.

Priced at $299 per room, it includes overnight suite accommodations for two, valet parking, continental breakfast for two and a $5 gift card to Nordstrom.

In addition, the package covers a Starbucks amenities pack featuring coffee liqueurs, chocolate-covered graham crackers, a half-pound of whole bean Pike Place Blend coffee and a $5 gift card upon check-in.

The Sorrento also provides guests with complimentary town car service to Nordstrom, Pike Place Market and the surrounding downtown retail area.

Sorrento Hotel

Phone: (800) 426-1265


GDSs: All systems

The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto is partnering with the Ontario Science Centre to offer the Body Worlds package through Feb. 26.

The plan includes reduced admission to the Body Worlds 2: The Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies exhibit at the Ontario Science Centre.

The hotel package, priced at about $198 per night, double, covers room, two discount coupons towards the purchase of admission to the exhibit, full breakfast for two and a souvenir notebook.

Fairmont Royal York

Phone: (800) 441-1414


GDSs: All systems

The three-night Winter Magic Family Adventure at the Pan Pacific Whistler (British Columbia) Village invites families to enjoy the mountains and snow-based activities.

The plan, priced at about $1,754 for a family of four (two adults and two children under 12), includes a one-bedroom suite, breakfast buffet and afternoon hors doeuvres.

The package is valid Jan. 2 to April 16.

Pan Pacific Whistler Village

Phone: (888) 905-9995


GDSs: All systems

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