Hotel Derek Announces ‘Derek’s Deals’ for Romance and Rodeo

Travel Deals and Happenings Made for Business and Leisure Travelers Visiting and Living in the Bayou City

HOUSTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ — Hotel Derek, Houston’s location for urban sophistication, today announced several upcoming special packages and promotions surrounding Valentines Day and Rodeo Houston activities at the modern hotel, as well as unique events and hip happenings in and around Houston.

The following Valentines “Derek’s Deals” are available Feb. 11 – Feb. 14, 2005 and will include:

Derek’s Valentine’s “Bucket of Bubbles” Romance Package

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! If you are planning something special for your significant other, let Hotel Derek help. Start Valentine’s weekend off with a one night stay at the Derek, complimentary valet parking and complimentary shuttle service to take her/him shopping at The Galleria, Highland Village and Uptown Park. To top it off, Hotel Derek will provide a sampling of Niebaum-Coppola’s new Sofia Mini Blanc de Blancs sparkling wine and chocolate-covered strawberries upon arrival. The “Romance Package” costs $169 plus tax and gratuity. This package is based on availability and some restrictions may apply.

Derek’s Valentine’s “Bucket of Bubbles” Romance Package With Spa Pampering

Add a touch of extra pampering for your Valentine sweetie with $125 worth of services at The Institute Clarins Spa. The package is an upgrade to the “Bucket of Bubbles” Romance Package and costs $269, plus tax and gratuity. The package is based on availability and some restrictions may apply.

Deluxe Room With Spa Pampering

Those wanting to enjoy spa pampering with Deluxe Room accommodations such as choice of mattress firmness, 100 percent goose down duvet and other leisurely luxuries can reserve this package for $225, plus tax and gratuity. This package includes a $125 gift certificate from The Institute Clarins Spa and is based on availability. Some restrictions may apply.

Derek’s Valentine’s “Bed, Bubbles, Breakfast and Romance” Package

For those who want to toast the town with their Valentine, Hotel Derek offers the “Bed, Bubbles, Breakfast and Romance Package.” This “sparkling” package is complete with deluxe accommodations in one of Derek’s remarkable rooms, overnight valet parking, a sampling of Niebaum-Coppola’s new Sofia Mini Blanc de Blancs sparkling wine, chocolate-covered strawberries and room service breakfast for two. The “Bed, Bubbles, Breakfast and Romance” Package costs $209, plus tax and gratuity. For $309, guests may upgrade this package with an Institute Clarins Spa gift certificate worth $125. This package is based on availability and some restrictions may apply.

*The Institute Clarins Spa is located at Saks Fifth Avenue in The Galleria, 5115 Westheimer. Gift Certificates will be available for use through February 14, 2006. Should guests wish to use their spa package during their stay at Hotel Derek, the concierge will assist with spa appointments.

The following “Boot, Scoot and Boogie” Rodeo Package is available March 1 – 20, 2005 and will include:

Derek’s “Boot, Scoot and Boogie” Rodeo Package

The 73rd Annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo kicks off three weeks of fun with a parade in downtown Houston on Saturday, February 26. Guests come from all over the world to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Rodeo parade, barbecue cook-off, carnival and the vast array of musical entertainers. This year’s entertainment line-up includes super stars such as Brooks and Dunn, Alicia Keys, Hillary Duff, Alan Jackson, Maroon 5, Martina McBride and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Let Hotel Derek serve as your Rodeo headquarters for 2005! Round ‘em up and enjoy a one night stay in a deluxe guestroom accommodation with complimentary overnight valet parking and a Texas welcome amenity upon check in. Once you’re saddled-up and raring to go, Derek will give you a complimentary boot shine and jean starching for two. The “Boot, Scoot and Boogie” package costs $214 per night for weekdays and $149 per night for weekends. The package includes tax and gratuity and is available from March 1 through 20. This package is based on availability and some restrictions may apply.

The following “Broadway in Houston” Package is available through April 24, 2005 and will include:

“Broadway in Houston” Vacation Package

Enjoy the Broadway Series and New York City glamour right here in Houston with this stylish vacation package. From pre-show delicacies to kick-off your evening, to a loft-style remarkable room with a spectacular view, Hotel Derek sets the stage for a perfect night on the town. Hotel Derek’s “Broadway in Houston” Vacation Package includes champagne and truffles upon arrival, deluxe accommodations, complimentary breakfast for two and a Broadway soundtrack as a souvenir. The package costs $205 per weekday night and $140 per weekend night, plus tax and gratuity. This package is based on availability and some restrictions may apply.

Les Miserables February 22 – March 6, 2005
Movin’ Out April 12 – April 24, 2005

General Information

Since opening in January 2002, Hotel Derek has become known as Houston’s top address for business and leisure travelers. Conde Nast Traveler put it on its “2002 Hot List of the 52 Best New Hotels in the World” and Business Traveler called it “a chic milieu for guests craving modern amenities mixed with eclectic touches.”

The first modern hotel in Houston, Hotel Derek primarily caters to business travelers, who appreciate the guest rooms’ generous workspaces, complimentary high-speed in-rooms Internet access, two-line cordless telephones, FedEx supplies in the closets and quick, efficient and seamless service from the moment of check-in until checkout. After the work is done, guests enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep thanks to the calming interior design, choice of firm or pillow-top mattresses and 100 percent goose down duvets. Leisure travelers also favor the hotel because of its proximity to the Galleria, Houston’s most popular tourist attraction.

Hotel Derek has 314 guestrooms, including 10 suites and 16 studio rooms with adjacent business alcoves equipped with printers, copiers and fax machines. Photos are available upon request.

About Hotel Derek

Hotel Derek is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., a global brand of independently owned deluxe hotels and resorts. Only a select few properties offer the top-notch service, first-class amenities and luxurious surroundings that are required to pass Preferred’s rigorous inspection. Hotel Derek is owned by a joint venture between Amerimar Enterprises, Inc. and Angelo, Gordon & Co. For more information, go to www.hotelderek.com or call (713) 961-3000.

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