Rock the Night Away at the Buckingham Hotel

One of Manhattan Premier Boutique Hotel Partners with The Radio City Christmas Spectacular

NEW YORK CITY, DECEMBER 2006 – The sleigh bells are ringing and now Manhattan’s Buckingham Hotel is giving globetrotters the chance to rock the night away with the New York City Rockettes. Eager excursionists can book the “Rock the Night Away” package from December 17th to December 27th for $900 and receive a two-night hotel stay, as well as four seats to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

The Rock the Night Away package will include a two-night stay in one of the Buckingham’s spacious one-bedroom deluxe suites. These felicitous travelers will also receive four tickets to the world-renown Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Every year more than a million visitors make the Radio City Christmas Spectacular part of their holiday festivities and this year, in celebration of Radio City’s restoration, the show includes new scenes, music, choreography and costumes—and Buckingham Hotel guests will be some of the first to experience them! After delighting in the dances of the Rockettes, visitors can simply walk around the corner to catch a glimpse of the famous Rockefeller Christmas Tree and Ice Rink.

“Traveling during the holidays can be hectic and we wanted our guests to have the chance to experience the quintessential Christmas show without the hassle,” said Stephen Shapiro, managing partner for the Buckingham Hotel. “After all, the holidays are all about Christmas cheer and no one has more of it than the Rockettes!”

For further details, travelers can visit the Buckingham Hotel web site at or call toll free at 888-511-1900. This special may be booked by using the promotional code, “Christmas Spectacular.”

About the Buckingham

Now celebrating its 75th Anniversary, the Buckingham is perfectly located on 57th Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan. With décor that echoes the red velvet and dark wood of the famed concert hall, the Buckingham has been host to the world’s top classical musicians and other celebrities for generations.

Amenities at the Buckingham include a complete pre-arrival concierge service, full-service business center, in-room high-speed anywhere-Internet connection, wired meeting space and a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center with private shower and sauna.

The Patrons’ Lounge offers a flat-panel television that screens CNBC by day and Carnegie Hall-themed movies by night. The Buckingham also offers a lending library of live Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center music and performance on CD and DVD.

The property is just seconds from Central Park, David Letterman’s Ed Sullivan Theatre, Steinway’s piano gallery, the Museum of Modern Art, the renowned 57th Street art galleries as well as shopping destinations like Tiffany’s, Prada, Gucci, Bergdorf Goodman’s and Barney’s.

Stylish and smart, the public spaces of the Buckingham are filled with music and commissioned artwork from the property’s own permanent collection – starting right at the front door with the Buckingham’s signature stained glass “Dancing King” and eleven unique installations of deconstructed musical instruments (“Bounce Fugue”) that line the entrance way.

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