PROVIDENCE HOTELS MAKE BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING
A HOLIDAY VALUE ESCAPE
PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 18, 2010 - Providence, RI hotels are offering travelers an early holiday present to help kick off the shopping season with special packages that make "Black Friday" a red-letter day for values.
Known as the busiest shopping day of the year, Black Friday falls on the day after Thanksgiving, and Providence gives visitors plenty of reasons to say thanks with everything from art and antique shops on Wickenden Street and trendy boutiques on Thayer Street to chic and elegant storefronts on Westminster Street and beyond.
A variety of hotel packages will be available for guests to get a head start on their holiday shopping with highlights including:
This boutique, luxury hotel is offering a "Black Friday Girls Escape Package" for $129 per night for stays November 25-26, 2010. This package includes overnight accommodations, a complimentary pedicure following a hard day of shopping and access to a personal shopping butler. Additionally, a deluxe welcome amenity will be provided offering energy drinks, snacks and to-go coffee cups for the early morning wake up, as well as helpful shopping details for downtown merchants and Providence Place Mall stores. For more information or to book, visit http://www.hotelprovidence.com/ or call 800-861-8990.
Downtown Providence Courtyard by Marriott
The "Girls Getaway Package" from Downtown Providence Courtyard by Marriott offers overnight accommodations for four, survival tote bag with waters and power bars upon check-in, four complimentary Courtyard Cosmotini's, 20 percent off dinner at Ardeo's, 30 percent off Full American Breakfast Buffet and a VIP coupon book redeemable at Wrentham Village Premium Outlets. Package is available for $189 per night for stays through December 31, 2010. For more information or to book, visit www.courtyard.com/pvddt or call 888-887-7955.
Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Downtown
The "Black Friday Special" from the Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Downtown includes overnight accommodations, $50 shopping gift card, breakfast buffet and parking valid for one car for a fast shopping escape. Package starts at $129, plus tax, and is valid for stays November 25-26, 2010. For more information or to book, visit http://www.providencedowntownsuites.hamptoninn.com/ or call 401-608-3500.
Providence Marriott Downtown
Located in the heart of downtown Providence, this hotel is offering a "Black Friday Shopping Package" for stays November 24-28, 2010. This package starts at $135 and includes deluxe overnight accommodations and complimentary shuttle service beginning at the crack of dawn for access to the Black Friday Early Bird sales at Providence Place Mall. Additionally, guests will receive $20 off the booking rate when they donate a canned good to the Rhode Island Food Bank via the lobby donation box. For more information or to book, visit http://www.marriottprovidence.com/ or call 866-807-2171.
The "Shopping Package" from the Westin Providence, which starts at $159, is available select weekends from November 12 through December 30, 2010. This package includes overnight accommodations and a $20 gift card to the Providence Place Mall. For more information or to book, visit www.westin.com/Providence or call 866-716-8121.
To browse local store listings or to book a holiday shopping getaway in Providence, please visit http://www.goprovidence.com/.
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