SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

August 15, 2012 14:18 ET

Midtown Manhattan Attractions Come to Life With East Side Hotel's 'Explorer' Package

Marriott Explorer Passes and VIP Benefits Create Exciting New York City Escape

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2012) - Discovering the magnificent treasures of New York City is sure to bring excitement to everyone in the family when taking advantage of an exciting new deal at one of the premier family-friendly hotels in NYC.

Families can pick their pleasures from a list of 40 major New York City attractions and then enjoy discounted admission thanks to "The Ultimate New York City Explorer Experience" package announced by the New York Marriott East Side hotel. A treasured attraction in itself, the hotel's location makes it an ideal choice for exploring the city's sights, grand Fifth Avenue shopping, Broadway theaters and fine dining.

When booking accommodations with this unique choice among hot hotel deals in Manhattan, guests will receive two adult New York City Explorer Passes for the price of one and complimentary daily breakfast for two adults and children 12 and under at the hotel's 525LEX Restaurant. Explorer Passes are good for admission at three of 40 New York City attractions and pass holders are also entitled to "Skip the Line" benefits and enjoy savings at retailers and noted restaurants such as Bloomingdales, Macy's Herald Square, Pacific Grill, Heartland Brewery & Rotisserie and others.

Available for October 1, 2012 booking, this hotel package is ideal for creating a big city weekend getaway at one of the most sophisticated hotels near the Empire State Building. In addition to the passes, guests also receive a guidebook to help them determine their choice of destinations from the list which includes Central Park attractions, admission to the Empire State Building Observatory, the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York Botanical Garden, 9/11 Memorial, NBC Studio Tour and much, much more.

Travelers should note, that with rates for the "Explorer Experience" package starting as low as $214*, early booking is required for 2013 stays. Online booking is easy at http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/nycea-new-york-marriott-east-side/ when using promotional code E0N, but must be completed by December 31, 2012 for stays booked January 1 through July 15, 2013. Phone reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-228-9290.

*Rates are per room per night and valid seven days a week 10/1/12 through 7/15/13, based on availability at the time of reservation. Stays in 2013 must be booked before 12/31/12. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms and may not be used with any other discount or promotion. Please visit hotel website for additional terms and conditions.

About the New York Marriott East Side Hotel

The New York Marriott East Side is a prominent Midtown Manhattan luxury hotel featuring an expansive offering of fully renovated guest rooms and hotel suites to meet the needs of New York City travelers. Boasting 21,000 square feet of state-of-the-art event space, the hotel is a top choice for professional gatherings, business conferences and grand social events, providing event planners with the services of dedicated event managers, a full offering of business services and audio visual technology along with delightful menus from the hotel's staff of culinary professionals.

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