Ring in the New Year in NYC, Chicago, St. Louis or Boulder with Hotel Packages from Millennium

December 07, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
NEW YORK – December 07, 2012 - The Danish leap off chairs, the Spanish eat grapes, Italians throw crockery out the window, the Scots carry burning juniper branches through the house and the entire country of Japan laughs at the stroke of midnight. There are a lot of unusual ways to ring in the New Year, but at Millennium Hotels and Resorts you can make your own traditions with champagne glasses clinking, celebratory feasts and chocolate-covered strawberries, romantic breakfasts for two and excellent value.

From Boulder, Colorado to Times Square, Millennium hotels offer New Year's Eve packages to ring in the New Year that are too appealing to pass up. And, there's no need to drive home once the last cork has popped; stay the night and let the party go on for days.

Here is a sampling of Millennium's New Year's Eve hotel packages, subject to availability, and all can be booked at:

Millennium Broadway Hotel New York
New York City swells with visitors each year to catch a glimpse of the huge, crystal-covered ball that famously signals the New Year in Times Square. Millennium Broadway Hotel's exclusive Ball Drop Rooms allow you to experience this tradition from the comfort of your own room while enjoying a bottle of bubbly. Located right in the heart of Times Square, guests of the hotel are centrally located for the festivities and just a block from the building where the ball drops each New Year's Eve. The "New Year's Eve in Times Square" hotel package includes accommodations in a luxurious guest room with a choice of Cityscape, Times Square or Ball Drop views with a bottle of Washington State Sparkling Wine delivered to the room plus a full American breakfast for two in Restaurant Charlotte. Available from December 27 to January 2, 2013, this NYC New Year's Eve package starts at $599 per room per night based on double occupancy. Package rates for the Ball Drop Rooms start at $939 per room per night. Use code NYEVE when booking online or by phone at 212-768-4400. Ball drop rooms are limited so book quickly!

The Millennium Broadway Hotel New York has 750 beautifully appointed rooms with a choice of Premier, Superior or Standard accommodations and is located in the heart of Times Square. Breakfast, light meals and drinks are served at Charlotte Restaurant.

ONE UN New York
ONE UN New York, formerly known as the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, is also celebrating in style with the "Ring in the New Year" package. Experience a new era at a legendary address with a New Year's Eve hotel package that includes a bottle of Champagne and gourmet chocolates, and in-room private breakfast for two. Rates start at $299 per room per night based on double occupancy for a four-night minimum stay beginning December 29. Use code NYE when booking online or by phone at 212-758-1234.

ONE UN New York's 439 spacious guest rooms and suites offer a tranquil retreat. The Millennium hotel's re-branding as ONE UN marks not only the completion of a more than $30-million West Tower renovation, but also a new era for both the hotel and the United Nations' neighborhood.

Millennium Harvest House Boulder
Count down to 2013 at the foot of the Rocky Mountains with spectacular views over Boulder Creek Path when you book the "Millennium Rocks the Ages" at the Millennium Harvest House Boulder. The News Year's Eve vacation package features overnight accommodations in a double room at this Boulder hotel; admission to "Funkiphino," Colorado's funk sensation concert plus four and a half hours of open bar during the show; New Year's Eve dinner buffet dinner for two; a Champagne toast at midnight; and breakfast for two at Thyme on the Creek Restaurant. Package rates start at $300 per room based on double occupancy. Use code NYE1 when booking online or by phone at 303-443-3850.

Millennium Harvest House Boulder's 269-room, recreation-oriented property features indoor and outdoor swimming pools and whirlpool spas, 15 tennis courts (five covered for winter play), exercise room, jogging track, bicycle path and basketball court. Thyme on the Creek Restaurant serves elegant meals, while a separate sports bar and cigar bar serve light fare and drinks.

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago
Make it a romantic, Chicago-style New Year's Eve at the beautiful and historic Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel located at the gateway to Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile with the "Suite Celebration" package. This New Year's Eve hotel package features overnight accommodations in a one bedroom suite plus a private, five-course prix fixe meal for two on December 31st served in the suite. The New Year's Eve package is priced from $459 per suite per night based on double occupancy. Use code SUITENYE when booking online or by phone at 312-751-8100.

The Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago features 306 luxury guest rooms and hotel suites, each with the finest amenities and decor. The Knickerbocker also provides the refined comforts of the Martini Bar situated in the spacious lobby and NiX Restaurant, perfect for light meals.

Millennium Hotel St. Louis
Arrange New Year's Eve revelry on the banks of the Mississippi River in the heart of downtown St. Louis when booking Millennium Hotel St. Louis' "2012 New Year's Eve Celebration" package. This New Year's Eve hotel package features overnight accommodations in the hotel's North Tower, and a festive St. Louis, New Year's Eve party including a five hour open bar with delicious hors d'oeuvres leading up to a Champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. The hotel package is priced from $329 plus tax per couple. Use code NYE when booking online or by phone at 314-241-9500.

The 780-room Millennium Hotel St. Louis is located in the heart of the city across the street from the world-famous Gateway Arch. The hotel features three restaurants, including the revolving Top of the Riverfront restaurant on the 28th floor. Nominated as one of the top five upscale bars in St. Louis, Martini's Lounge is a stylish, modern bar offering an array of cocktails, spirits and refreshments.

For more information about Millennium Hotels and Resorts, please visit http://www.millenniumhotels.com/usa/.

About Millennium Hotels and Resorts
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc (M&C), listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1996, is a dynamic, global hotel company, which owns, asset manages and/or operates a worldwide portfolio of over 100 hotels across seven distinct global brands–Grand Millennium, Millennium, Grand Copthorne, Copthorne, M Hotel, Studio M and Kingsgate –throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and North America.

Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) was established as a global brand by Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc to provide a common marketing and operating platform across its entire portfolio. Founded on the philosophy of genuine hospitality, this dynamic hospitality group has an outstanding reputation for excellence, taking pride in exceeding the needs of its business and leisure travelers. The strategic locality of its properties in gateway cities such as London, Paris, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Taipei, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok makes MHR the perfect address to conduct your business or indulge yourself while on holiday.

Established in the United States in 2000, the North American arm of MHR includes a portfolio of 14 hotels in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Anchorage, Boulder, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Durham, Minneapolis, Nashville, Scottsdale, and St Louis. www.millenniumhotels.com