SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

August 17, 2011 17:56 ET

It's All "Art and About in Philly" at Hotel in Downtown Philadelphia

Complimentary Amenities Add Value to Getaway Culture Package

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwire - Aug 17, 2011) - History and culture at its finest are the destiny for art enthusiasts looking for the enrichment of one of the largest museums in the United States with a unique hotel package offered at the magnificent Philadelphia Marriott Downtown hotel.

Combine a relaxing stay at one of the finest luxury hotels in Philadelphia with tickets to the world-renowned Philadelphia Museum of Art and cultural enthusiasts have the perfect ingredients for an exciting summer vacation in Philly.

"Unsettled: Photography and Politics in Contemporary Art," "The Peacock Male: Exuberance and Extremes in Masculine Dress," "Threaded Adornment: Four Centuries of English Embroidery" and "Porcelain for the Emperor: Chinese Ceramics of the Kangxi Reign (1662-1722)" are just a few of the moving exhibits currently on display at the museum which overlooks the nation's most historic city.

The museum's main building features 200 captivating galleries that include Renaissance master paintings, elaborately carved stone pieces and rooms depicting period architecture from around the world. An intensive complex of dedicated buildings and museums, the offering of exhibits is extensive and includes the Rodin Museum, home to the largest public collections outside of Paris of works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin; the historic Park Houses which perfectly illustrate styles, furnishings and domestic life during the eighteenth and early nineteenth century; and the Perelman Building, which itself features a fully preserved Art Deco façade and is the first step in a major modernization plan for the museum.

With the "Art and About Philly" package, art enthusiasts who stay two nights at the Marriott's Downtown hotel in Philadelphia will receive two combination tickets to the Philadelphia Museum of Art Main Building, the Perelman Building, the Rodin Museum and Cedar Grove and Mount Pleasant Fairmont Park Houses. The complimentary tickets are in addition to deluxe guest accommodations and valet parking for one vehicle at this prominent Center City Philadelphia hotel.

With rates starting as low as $179*, guests at this impressive downtown hotel will find themselves surrounded by rich historical interests and near prominent attractions such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. This downtown Philadelphia destination is also near some of the city's most exciting shopping, fine restaurants and exceptional entertainment venues. Accommodations may be booked online at https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phldt-philadelphia-marriott-downtown/ or by calling 1-800-228-9290 and using promotional code ZJ5.

*Rates are per room per night and valid seven days a week through 9/30/11 based on availability at the time of reservation. A two-night stay is required and must include a Thursday, Friday or Saturday night stay over. Offer is not valid on groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be combined with any other discount or promotion. Please visit hotel website for additional terms and conditions.

About the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown is a prestigious downtown hotel property maintaining a towering presence just steps from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and across the street from Reading Terminal Market, a historic farmer's market. Inside, the hotel's stately elegance, combined with the services of certified Marriott wedding planners and professional caterers, make it one of the premier wedding venues in Philadelphia where couples can easily create a dream wedding to remember. With 92,000 square feet of state-of-the-art event space, the Downtown Marriott is an outstanding choice for inspirational business events and stylish social affairs.

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