Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Center City Philly Announces King Tut Exhibit Hotel Package

June 15, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 15, 2007 – The Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, in partnership with the Franklin Institute’s King Tut exhibition, is pleased to announce and offer a special “King Tut Philadelphia Hotel Package.” The King Tut Treasures Package, available February 3 – September 30, 2007, includes overnight accommodations and VIP tickets for two to the Tutankhamun and The Golden Age of the Pharaohs exhibition currently on view at the Franklin Institute Science Museum. With VIP tickets, guests will receive front of the line access to the exhibit with special open entry time.

For the first time in 30 years, the golden artifacts of the boy-king and marvelous treasures of the tomb have left Egypt for a prestigious King Tut exhibit in Philadelphia. A cultural event of the highest caliber, combined with this exclusive Philadelphia Center City hotel package, will enable guests to explore nearly 120 dazzling Egyptian treasures from the ancient tombs of King Tut and his royal relatives while enjoying the modern comfort and services of the beautiful Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Featuring 23 floors and 1,332 hotel rooms, the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown offers travelers a spacious and convenient lodging option in Philadelphia Center City. Philadelphia Marriott Downtown also offers 7 outstanding restaurants and lounges, including a classic steakhouse, sports bar, and sushi bar, as well as a full service Starbucks and hallmark Marriott service.

A major downtown Philly hotel, the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown is conveniently located close to the Franklin Institute and just steps away from the Reading Terminal Market. The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Independence Hall, and world-class restaurants and shopping are all within walking distance, and the Pennsylvania Convention Center is conveniently connected via skywalk to this downtown hotel. Center City is also the home of Philadelphia’s Central Business District, a one-stop location for business and leisure travelers.

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