Hotel Indigo, Pittsburgh
The Hotel Indigo offers a boutique style stay, nestled in Pittsburgh’s hip East End neighbourhood, perfect for visiting the sights of this historic city. Beautifully restored to its former glory, it’s a fantastic base to go exploring. Guest rooms and suites are designed with luxury in mind and feature plush bedding, a spa-inspired shower, Aveda products, hardwood floors, HDTV, Keurig coffeemaker and Wi-Fi. Suites feature a larger HDTV, separate living room with dining table, wet bar, spa-inspired shower and soaking tub, a retreat of high standards.
There’s a lot to visit during your Pittsburgh adventure so make a list and add all those must-see attractions. Located just minutes from Bakery Square, Pittsburgh Zoo, PPG Aquarium, PPG Paints Arena and more there’s no end of activities to suit all tastes. Nightlife, entertainment and a cool theatre scene are on hand and check out the innovative secret drinking clubs introduced during Prohibition days. The area has a cultural heartbeat with boutiques, unique dining options and rehabilitated historic buildings to explore.
It’s easy to get around the city, walk to local attractions or take the area shuttle for ease and convenience. Hotel amenities include a handy health and fitness centre open 24 hours, so there’s no excuse to miss your work out! There’s also an inviting lounge and casual but sophisticated eatery for a cool drink or tasty dish of local cuisine. The Hotel Indigo is a superb choice with all the mod cons and friendly service to make you feel right at home whilst exploring this wonderful city.
Federal-style architecture reflects the past of the area’s Civil War history, but is met with modern amenities to make your stay in Gettysburg go down in your own personal history as an unforgettable stay near the historic battlefield. Luxurious amenities include a heated indoor pool to enjoy after a busy day exploring, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and an on-site movie theatre to watch the latest releases. Free parking and complimentary Wi-Fi are also sure to make your stay a breeze.
A choice of two on-site restaurants is available with something to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. The 1863 Restaurant offers delicious American breakfasts, lunch specials, stunning dinner entrees, from sizzling steaks to sumptuous seafood dishes. Cocktails and street-food inspired dishes are found at the 1863 Lounge offering a range of dishes, from flat breads to tacos. For added comfort and convenience, room service is available, perfect for relaxing after a busy day exploring Gettysburg’s historical significance.
Learn about The Battle of Gettysburg, fought in July 1863, arguably the most important battle of the American Civil War. Tours to the battlefield are available and provide a unique insight into the events of 1863, and are offered either with a tour guide or an iPad guide. You can see the fields from segways, carriages, horses, bus or from the comfort of your own car, with a guide or on your own. Gettysburg Museum of History also hosts one of the most extensive collections of artefacts from the Civil War, as well as more modern time periods, such was World War II.
Lancaster Arts Hotel, Lancaster
Luxury boutique styling meets a renovated tobacco warehouse, built in 1881, to create an unparalleled guest experience, which is certainly unlike any other. Every room, from the guestrooms to the reception area, is brimming with over 250 original artworks by local artists. There’s an on-site restaurant (John J. Jeffries) which incorporates the finest foods from local farmers, meaning the menu is ever-changing throughout the seasons. Complimentary breakfasts, parking and in-room bottled water mean you can have peace of mind whilst enjoying your stay in Lancaster.
Curated with aesthetics and comfort in mind, the guestrooms each feature Wi-Fi access, iPod docking stations, flat screen TVs with HDTV and gorgeous décor. Queen studios offer guests a Queen sized bed and luxurious décor, which will certainly get your creative juices flowing with its fusion of industrial brick walls and plush bedding. The spectacular Loft Suite offers guests a spacious room, with a comfortable sofa, spa-sized bath and a four poster bed.
Nestled in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch country, Lancaster echoes images of the past. Visit The Amish Village, offering visitors an authentic Amish experience. Step back in time touring the 1840’s Amish farmhouse and watch the Amish villagers living as they would have done. Experience the area’s only original Amish lessons in the schoolhouse. No matter what time of year it is, there’s always something new to see and do at The Amish Village- from summertime classes with Amish teachers or the traditional decorations in the winter.
Doubletree Hilton Hotel Philadelphia
With a fantastic location in Philadelphia’s downtown theatre district the Doubletree Hilton Hotel Philadelphia combines comfortable guestrooms with modern amenities and friendly service. You’re only minutes away from some of the city’s best shopping, dining and entertainment venues and it’s an easy walk to the landmark attractions of the city’s historic district. Often referred to as “The Birthplace of the Nation” – Philadelphia is packed with historical museums, attractions and iconic landmarks for you to enjoy. Get all the information you need (and some free tickets) at the Independence Visitor Centre and start exploring this amazing city!
Contemporary guest rooms and suites offer plenty of space and superb amenities. Enjoy a restful night’s sleep in the popular Sweet Dreams by Doubletree Bed. Flat screen TV with premium channels, Play Station, high speed Internet access*, coffee maker, mini refrigerator, electronic newspaper and separate bathrooms with deluxe toiletries are all part of the service. Suites provide more space and have sleeper sofas, kitchenette areas with microwave, oven and cutlery and a dining table – they’re great for larger groups.
Start your day with “Breakfast on the Balcony” and enjoy the sights and sounds of the city with your continental, hot buffet or al la carte breakfast selection. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are also served at Standing O the hotel’s contemporary bistro and bar, serving traditional American favourites. There’s also a lively bar with a good variety of wines, beers and cocktails – it’s a great place to meet up with friends before heading out for the evening.
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