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Springtime savings on hotel packages at Alyeska Resort
April 26, 2012 (Girdwood, Alaska) – The transition from winter to summer marks a short but sweet spring season. During the month of May, visitors to Alyeska Resort have the best of both seasons. May skiing is available on the weekends and the calm before the summer tourist season means plenty of peace and quiet around the resort. The Hotel Alyeska offers a number of spring resort packages providing substantial savings and a myriad of resort amenities. Packages can be reserved online or by calling Resort Reservations at 800-880-3880 or 907-754-2111.
In May, although there are some seasonal closures and routine maintenance projects which may impact some areas of the guest experience, it is an amazing time to visit because guests can enjoy the resort all to themselves. The hotel’s saltwater pool and hot tub, fitness center and The Spa at Alyeska are open. The Aurora Bar & Grill is open for lunch and dinner daily, and in Girdwood, local’s favorite spots including Jack Sprat’s Restaurant, Chair 5 and Double Musky Inn keep spring hours. For more information on hours of operation, please visit AlyeskaResort.com.
2012 Spring Packages
Spring Getaway Package – The Spring Getaway Package reflects up to 30% in savings and includes one-night stay in a deluxe room and breakfast. With weekend stays, guests also receive tickets for the scenic aerial tram. Packages are available starting from $159 per night based on double occupancy.
Veuve Clicquot™ Romance Package – Recognized by Travelocity as one of the most romantic hotels in the U.S. , The Hotel Alyeska tempts local couples with the affordable and luxurious Veuve Clicquot Romance Package. The package includes one-night deluxe accommodation, bottle of chilled Veuve Clicquot champagne, hand-crafted chocolates from the resort’s resident chocolatier, and breakfast with a starting price of $199 per night. Guests can also add a 50-minute couples massage to the package for $230 per couple. This package is only available to guests 21 years of age or older.
Alyeska Family Package – The spring version of the Alyeska Family Package has double the family room. The package includes two connecting rooms and two in-room movies, one large two-topping pizza and sodas, and $50 value in resort credit. The resort credit can be applied for purchases at the resort including dining and shopping. The package is available starting from $279 per night per family.
Stress Relief Package – This package bundles a deluxe room at The Hotel Alyeska with $100 in spa credit valid for any treatment or service of your choice at The Spa at Alyeska. Choose from classic treatments such as relaxation or deep tissue massages, Alaska Glacial™ facials, or try a specialty bundles such as the Trilogy or Art of Lift Packages which combine a number of select services for a complete experience. The package offers over 30% off in savings and is available starting from $209 per night, based on double occupancy.
May Skiing Package – Alaska boasts an endless winter and the resort is proud to offer skiing through Memorial Day. May Skiing includes access to upper mountain terrain accessed by Chair 6, and will start on Saturday, May 5 and be open for skiing on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 28, 2012. Hours of operations are from 11:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Guests can grab lunch and après ski at Glacier Express located in the Upper Tram Terminal or Sitzmark Bar & Grill. The May Skiing Package includes one-night stay in a deluxe room, lift tickets and $25 Resort Credit.
Another special offer in May, for every regularly priced adult or guardian lift ticket purchased, receive one child or student ticket for free. This offer is valid for May Skiing and in conjunction with any hotel package. To learn more about spring packages, please visit www.alyeskaresort.com or call Alyeska Resort Reservations at 800-880-3880 or 907-754-2215.
* The promotional package pricing is based on double occupancy, and subject to availability, taxes and fees. Packages require advanced reservations. Packages available from April 30 to May 31, 2012. Other restrictions may apply.
About Alyeska Resort (www.alyeskaresort.com)
Alyeska Resort is Alaska's premier year-round destination featuring The Hotel Alyeska, an award-winning 304 room full-service property. Located just 40 miles from Anchorage and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Alyeska Resort is your base camp for summer and winter excursions. The resort is within close proximity of three national parks and the Kenai Peninsula, and is home to the northernmost temperate rainforest, part of the Chugach Mountains. Alyeska Resort stands out in ski season with 650” of average snowfall annually and the longest-continuous double black diamond ski run in North America. Learn more about the resort and plan your Alaskan adventure at www.alyeskaresort.com or 800.880.3880.