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August 01, 2012 12:20 ET

"Boston Bait" Lures Families to Kid-Friendly Boston, MA Hotel

Boston Marriott Long Wharf Hotel Deal Offers Hands-On Aquarium Package

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2012) - Through the end of the year, families can take advantage of the Boston Marriott Long Wharf hotel's new "Boston Bait" weekend package and embark on a Boston harbor adventure at the nearby New England Aquarium. The Boston, MA hotel's new "Boston Bait" package allows families to skip admission lines at the Aquarium and purchase their tickets from the hotel concierge. Additionally, courageous kids can get hands-on at the new "Shark & Ray Touch Tank" exhibit and stroke a shark's back or visit the "Edge of the Sea Touch Tank" to meet lobsters or cradle hermit crabs and sea stars before heading back to the hotel to enjoy fresh juice Shark Bite mocktails at Waterline restaurant. 

The complete Boston Harbor hotel deal includes:

  • Two Shark Bite mocktails for kids and two Shark Bite cocktails for parents at Waterline restaurant, one of the top hotel restaurants in Boston.
  • Kids take home shark book
  • Concierge assistance purchasing tickets to the New England Aquarium, including access to the new "Shark and Ray Touch Tank" and "Edge of the Sea Touch Tank" (Tickets for a family of four is an additional charge of approximately a $75)
  • Complimentary in-room family movie
  • Deluxe overnight accommodations (one room with two double beds)

In addition to the "Boston Bait" package, the Boston Marriott Long Wharf hotel offers traveling tots the help of a Kids Concierge, who is committed to making each stay unforgettable by offering one-on-one hot cocoa consultations and creating custom itineraries for exploring the city. Kids Concierge services are complimentary and can be arranged by visiting the concierge desk upon arrivalKid-friendly maps of Boston are also available, which highlight local sites that are ideal for eager explorers. 

The "Boston Bait" package starts at $229 per night, based on dates and availability. This package is available through the end of 2012, weekends only. Reservations can be made by visiting and entering promotion code ZJL, or calling 617-227-0800 and requesting the "Boston Bait" package. This promotion is not valid for groups of 10 or more. Blackout dates and additional terms and conditions may apply.

Located within short walking distance of Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, and the Boston Aquarium, the Boston Marriott Long Wharf hotel recently emerged from a multi-million dollar renovation. Just minutes from Boston Common, the Boston Children's Museum, and the TD Banknorth Garden, the Boston Harbor hotel offers easy access to Logan International Airport, Amtrak's South Station, the MBTA's subway and commuter rail and I-93. For more information, please call 617-227-0800, or visit the website.

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