Discover Boston Through the World of Art at The Fairmont Copley Plaza and Fairmont Battery Wharf
boston Monday, August 15, 2011
Boston, Massachusetts, August 15, 2011 –
Boston is home to a number of impressive and cutting edge art museums, including The Museum of Fine Arts and The Institute of Contemporary Art. Fairmont guests also have the choice of two distinct properties, The Fairmont Copley Plaza
, a historic hotel in Back Bay, or Fairmont Battery Wharf
, a contemporary hotel located on the waterfront. Each property offers its guests the opportunity to experience these world-class museums and their stunning collections.
Built on the original site of the Museum of Fine Arts, The Fairmont Copley Plaza’s Museum of Fine Arts Weekend Package allows hotel guests to see the museum’s collection of exquisite pieces of art from Egypt and Asia, and from periods such as Impressionism to American art and even an impressive Contemporary art collection. The Museum’s Art of the Americas Wing consists of 53 new galleries including nine beautiful period rooms and four behind the scenes galleries to enhance the way visitors experience and interpret the collection. A new contemporary art wing will open in fall of 2011. This package includes two tickets to the Museum of Fine Arts and overnight accommodations. This package is available through December 31, 2011, and rates start at $219.
On the waterfront, Fairmont Battery Wharf offers the ICA: "Ahts" by Water Package, which gives the hotel’s guests the opportunity to visit Boston’s most cutting edge museum. Guests will enjoy a round trip "dock to dock" service via water taxi and will discover the city’s most exciting destination for national and international contemporary art, as well as performance art, film and video, dance, music, and more. This package includes two roundtrip water taxi tickets, two tickets to the Institute of Contemporary Art, overnight accommodations, and breakfast for two in Aragosta Bar & Bistro. This package is available through October 30, 2011, and rates start at $339.
At each hotel, guests may upgrade to Fairmont Gold, the hotel’s exclusive lifestyle offering for an additional $100 per night. All packages are based upon availability and do not include tax or gratuity. For reservations or more information, please visit www.fairmont.com or call (800) 441-1414.