The Mandarin Oriental, New York has launched a Sex and the City Celebration Package in honor of the show’s highly anticipated movie release on 30 May 2008. Fans of the show from around the world can indulge their inner Carrie, Samantha, Miranda or Charlotte with a delicious bite of the Big Apple that even the fabulous foursome would envy.
Guests who book the Sex and the City Celebration Package will be off to a glamorous start to their Manhattan getaway when they check into a luxurious guestroom or suite at the Mandarin Oriental, New York. To get off to a shopping start, guests will receive a US$ 200 gift card to famed specialty department store Henri Bendel – a favorite haunt of Carrie Bradshaw’s and the show’s stylist/costume designer Patricia Field.
During their stay, guests will be whisked away via limousine on the Sex and the City Hotspots tour, courtesy of On Location Tours where guides divulge behind-the-scenes stories from the days of filming the series and review secrets about the upcoming movie. The tour highlights some of the show’s most notorious locations, including the familiar brownstone that played Carrie Bradshaw’s home, celebrated brunch location Pastis, exclusive SoHo House and more.
Also featured is a stop at Henri Bendel with a personal shopper leading the way through the store’s extensive designer collections of cutting-edge fashion and cosmetics. At the store, guests will receive a gift from leading intimate apparel designer Cosabella, who has just launched a “Sex and the City” lingerie collection inspired by the show’s four main characters.
The tour also includes an opportunity to follow in Carrie Bradshaw’s footsteps with a stop at Jimmy Choo’s Madison Avenue boutique where guests will be able to swoon over the latest shoe indulgences.
After an over-the-top day of glamour, guests can relax and people watch over a complimentary round of Sex and the City-inspired cocktails in the hotel’s stylish Lobby Lounge where New York sophisticates and globe-trotters alike make up a cosmopolitan crowd in a chic and scenic atmosphere. Guests can choose their drink of choice from a special cocktail menu that includes the Mr. Big Apple Martini, the Carrie Cosmo, Miranda’s Manhattan and the Flirtini Samantha-style.
As a take-home memento, the package includes a complimentary Sex and the City Trivia game that recaptures the fun-filled adventures and details from the six-year series.
The Sex and the City Celebration Package is valid from 15 April – 31 December 2008. Rates range from US$ 2,000 for one night in a Hudson River View Room, to US$ 3,000 for one night in a Central Park View Suite.
This package includes one night’s accommodation, private On Location tour for up to five people, Sex and the City Trivia game, up to two complimentary Sex and the City-inspired cocktails in the hotel’s Lobby Lounge, one US$ 200 Henri Bendel gift card and a VIP gift bag from Cosabella at Henri Bendel. Package rates do not include tax and service charges. A minimum of a week in advance is required for booking.
Located in Columbus Circle’s Time Warner Center, Mandarin Oriental, New York is in an ideal location just steps away from world-class dining, shopping and entertainment, including the Broadway Theater District, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Time Warner Center’s collection of upscale retail shops and restaurants