|By Marketwired .||
|April 18, 2014 03:54 PM EDT||
WASHINGTON, DC -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/14 -- Much has been made of date nights among parents, but what about dates with one's self? A given period of time when a parent can forego the greatest sacrifice having children usually demands -- that of time -- to pursue interests that have nothing to do with cartoons, rainbow looms or homework. Such is the thinking behind the Leave Mom in Peace Package, one of the most inventive new offers to arrive at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel. And it's just in time for Mother's Day.
While plenty of hotels near Georgetown, D.C. might invite mom to get away on property for a night, the Leave Mom in Peace Package takes a better approach. Inviting fathers to take charge of their children for a day or two, the promotion gives mothers the thing they want most: freedom. While they catch up on their summer reading from two years ago, indulge at a nearby spa or hit the town for the night, Dad and the kids can look forward to some bonding time within the chic confines and vibrant neighborhood of this Dupont Circle Metro hotel.
Once they check in and drop off the bags, dads and their pint-sized companions can head out to the International Spy Museum, complimentary tickets in tow, to explore the secrets behind the world's most secretive occupation. Afterwards, dads can choose an activity that best speaks to their kids' interests, whether that's rambling along the National Mall, picking out favorite animals at the National Zoo or dropping in on the White House. Families can also take advantage of their hotel's location near Adams Morgan in D.C. to explore the eclectic neighborhood's restaurants, shops and vibrant cultural scene.
At the end of the day, Dad and kids can relax in some of the most stylish Washington, D.C. accommodations in Dupont Circle. Plush bedding, flat-screen HDTVs and Aveda bath products (to remind them of Mom) all await. Dad and the kids can even plug back in, thanks to the package's free Wi-Fi access, to upload pictures from their adventures together.
After sleeping in the next morning, dads can save their wives the hassle of making at least one breakfast and take the kids out to M Brasserie. Breakfast and a late, 3 p.m. checkout are included in the package, as is a lovely bouquet of flowers dads receive to give to their wives when they go home.
The Leave Mom in Peace Package also includes valet parking and is available on May 10, 2014. Rates start at $299 per night. Dads who want to seize the opportunity to treat mom -- knowing that Father's Day is just around the corner -- should call 1-866-979-8070 to make a reservation.
About the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel
The Renaissance Washington, DC, Dupont Circle Hotel is a distinctive property located in the south of end of Washington, DC's Dupont Circle neighborhood at 1143 New Hampshire Avenue and M Street, NW. Situated just blocks from Dupont Circle's restaurants and energetic nightlife and close to historic Georgetown, the hotel is minutes from the Metro and legendary city sites. The stylish hotel flaunts a cosmopolitan lobby bar featuring a rotating exhibit of contemporary art from local arts organizations, which provokes guests' sense of discovery, while 10,800 square feet of event space appeals to business travelers with state-of-the-art meeting facilities. After a day out and about, travelers can look forward to relaxing in well-appointed guest rooms with goose-down bedding and tech-friendly luxuries like plug-in connectivity panels and 37-inch, flat-panel HD televisions. For more information, or to make a reservation, call 1-866-979-8070, or visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasrw-renaissance-washington-dc-dupont-circle-hotel/.
Renaissance Hotels represents a diverse collection of more than 155 hotels in 35 countries worldwide. Each property is unique, offering passionate travelers a one-of-kind experience and memories they will be sure to take with them long after they depart. Within every hotel, guests are greeted by an exceptional array of amenities and an inspiring world of local discoveries. For travelers looking to experience something new, innovative and locally driven programs including the industry leading entertainment platform RLife LIVE as well as R Navigator, ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. Renaissance Hotels. Live Life To Discover. To discover more visit www.renhotels.com.
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