The Pierre New York offers anniversary special


he Pierre New York, a Four Seasons Hotel, will honor the (presumably cheaper) room rate paid by former guests who spent their wedding night at the Pierre. But there is a catch: Guests must show the original bill.

The hotel's Anniversary Memory Weekend promotion consists of a two-night minimum stay, an anniversary wedding cake with a split of champagne and breakfast for two in Cafe Pierre or from room service.

The first night will set guests back $550, but the second night will cost them what they paid on your wedding night. Guests can choose a room service "wedding dinner" for two for $250 or renew their vows for an additional charge.

The package will be available through Sept. 30. For information or reservations, call (800) PIERRE-4.

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The Melrose Hotel is offering a Spring Into Body and Spirit Package from March 20 to June 21 in conjunction with the Equinox Fitness Center & Spa.

The package, which costs $1,400 per person, includes one night in a Tower Suite, which measure 800 square feet and feature terraces. Deluxe rooms cost $850 a night. The spa component consists of three treatments per person, including a facial, massage and body treatment.

Extra nights cost $650 in a Tower Suite and $195 a night in a deluxe room, including use of the fitness center and spa. For information or reservations, call (212) 838-5700 or visit

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Luxe Worldwide Hotels is providing reservations, sales and marketing services for the all-suite Buckingham Hotel in New York after adding the 100-room property to its portfolio. The recently renovated Buckingham is located at 101 W. 57th St. at Sixth Avenue, directly across from Carnegie Hall.

It features high-speed Internet access in every room, a full-service business center, meetings spaces and a 24-hour fitness center. In addition, the hotel's Patrons Lounge is equipped with an oversize, flat-panel video screen for presentations.

For information or reservations, call (866) LUXE-411 or visit the Web at

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The Westin New York at Times Square rolled out Movie Marathon Weekends with unlimited movie passes for two.

Valid Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights through March 31, the package costs $239 a night per person and includes unlimited movie passes for two to the 13-theater Loews Cineplex located beneath the hotel's upper-story lobby.

For information or reservations, call (888) 627-7149 or visit the Web at

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A 145-room Courtyard by Marriott is scheduled to open in Saratoga Springs in May. It's located on the former site of Spa Steel at 11 Excelsior Ave.

The $11.5 million Saratoga Springs Courtyard is being designed to fit the architectural style of the city, with an emphasis on Victorian-style brickwork.

The hotel will have 3,000 square feet of meetings space, a restaurant serving breakfast and light dinners, a fitness center and indoor pool, a sundry shop and guest laundry facilities.

For information or reservations, call (888) 236-2427.

To contact reporter Jorge Sidron, send e-mail to [email protected].

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