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SUMMER AT THE JEFFERSON PACKAGE
Historic savings at Richmond’s landmark hotel

RICHMOND, VA (April 10, 2019):  Since 1895, The Jefferson Hotel has been hosting summer vacations.  As it was over a century ago, Richmond is a convenient stopover for those traveling up and down the East Coast. Today, Richmond is also a nationally recognized destination for its robust culinary and craft beer scene, distinctive historical sites, world-class museums and urban outdoor adventure.  The Jefferson, known for its breathtaking public spaces, luxurious accommodations, award-winning service and exceptional dining, offers visitors the unique opportunity to stay at one of the region’s most celebrated landmarks.

Guests staying May 24 through September 15, 2019 can enjoy the Summer at The Jefferson Package including a Grand Premier guest room and valet parking ($20 value).  Rates will start at $225 per room, per night, and represent a savings of up to 50% off regular rates.  Reservations can be made by calling
800-424-8014 or on-line at www.jeffersonhotel.com/packages. Taxes are not included in the price.  Offer is subject to availability and advance reservations are required. 

ABOUT THE JEFFERSON HOTEL

The Jefferson Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Richmond and is within minutes of the city’s most popular attractions, restaurants and shopping.  It is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts Legend Collection and a charter member of Historic Hotels of America. The hotel is a Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond award winner for 2019, making The Jefferson Hotel one of just 46 hotels in the United States to simultaneously hold both prestigious designations. Guests of The Jefferson enjoy complimentary downtown transportation, fitness center and indoor pool access, high-speed internet access and evening turndown service. The Jefferson is also home to Lemaire Restaurant, TJ’s Restaurant, Afternoon Tea at The Jefferson and Sunday Champagne Brunch.  For more information about The Jefferson Hotel, visit www.jeffersonhotel.com


The Jefferson Hotel to Host 32nd Annual Tree Lighting
on Monday, November 26, 2018

RICHMOND, VA (November 19, 2018) – Festivities will begin at 5:00pm with musical entertainment.   The tree lighting ceremony will begin at 5:45pm with the introduction of Mr. Jack Berry, President and CEO of Richmond Region Tourism, and Ms. Robin Starr, CEO of the Richmond SPCA, who will serve as Master and Mistress of Ceremonies. 

The evening’s program includes a host of holiday characters and some of the region’s most talented musicians and performers.  The ceremony will conclude with the lighting of the tree by Santa and Mrs. Claus promptly at 6:20pm.

This event is free and open to the public.  Guests are invited to the Empire Ballroom following the ceremony to enjoy complimentary refreshments. 

The annual gingerbread display, prepared by Executive Pastry Chef Sara Ayyash and her team, will also be unveiled.  This year’s confectionary showpiece is inspired by the season’s most recognized poem, The Night Before Christmas. The scene will include classic elements from this holiday story and will be constructed of thousands of pounds of gingerbread, royal icing and candy.  The display will be in the Palm Court Lobby through Sunday, January 6, 2019.

For more information about The Jefferson Hotel, visit our website at http://www.jeffersonhotel.com


The Jefferson Hotel is Winner of Historic Hotels of America 2018 Award of Excellence

RICHMOND, VA (November 2, 2018) – The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia is pleased to announce it has received Best City Center Historic Hotel from Historic Hotels of America at the 2018 Awards of Excellence. The 2018 Annual Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner took place at The Broadmoor (1918) in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Thursday, November 1.  Awards were presented to recipients before an audience of owners, senior management, industry leaders, and representatives from the finest historic hotels around the world.

The Jefferson Hotel is one of more than 300 hotels and resorts throughout the country that is recognized by Historic Hotels of America for preserving and maintaining its historic integrity, architecture and ambiance.

“Congratulations to the owners, leadership, and associates of The Jefferson. The Jefferson is the grandest hotel in Richmond and one of the finest hotels in the United States, if not the world,” said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide.  “Guests can discover and experience breathtaking architecture, extraordinary dining, impeccable service, and nearly 125 years of history at this legendary hotel.”

Each year, these Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence honor, encourage, and recognize the most exemplary historic hotels, hoteliers, and leadership practices. The Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence are presented to historic hotels and hoteliers demonstrating innovative leadership, stewardship, and contribution to furthering the recognition, preservation, and celebration of these preeminent historic hotels and their histories.

“We are proud to share this award with our team members, ownership, and the Richmond community as a testament to their commitment and support,” said Joseph Longo, Managing Director of The Jefferson Hotel.  “This honor was made even more special after celebrating The Jefferson’s 123rd birthday on Wednesday.” 

About Historic Hotels of America®

Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels. Historic Hotels of America has more than 300 historic hotels. These historic hotels have all faithfully maintained their authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity in the United States of America, including 46 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Historic Hotels of America is comprised of mostly independently owned and operated historic hotels. More than 30 of the world’s finest hospitality brands, chains, and collections are represented in Historic Hotels of America. To be nominated and selected for membership into this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old; has been designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark or listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places; and recognized as having historic significance. For more information, please visit HistoricHotels.org

About The Jefferson Hotel

Built in 1895, The Jefferson Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Richmond and within minutes of the city’s most popular attractions, restaurants and shopping. It is a charter member of Historic Hotels of America and a member of the Preferred Hotels and Resorts Legend Collection. Guests of The Jefferson enjoy complimentary downtown transportation, fitness center and indoor pool access, high-speed internet access and evening turndown service. The Jefferson is also home to Lemaire Restaurant, TJ’s Restaurant, Afternoon Tea at The Jefferson and Richmond’s most famous Sunday Champagne Brunch. For more information about The Jefferson Hotel, visit jeffersonhotel.com.

 

Holidays at The Jefferson Hotel

RICHMOND, VA (September 19, 2018) – The 32nd annual Tree Lighting at The Jefferson Hotel on Monday, November 26 will kick-off the 2018 holiday season.  The event is free to the public and begins at 5:00pm with live musical performances.  The tree lighting ceremony starts at 5:45pm and will feature a host of Richmond’s most beloved holiday characters.  Guests are invited to enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and cider following the lighting of the tree.

The hotel will be decorated for the season from Monday, November 26, 2018 through Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Hundreds of poinsettias, yards of garland and ribbon, thousands of twinkling lights and dozens of toy soldiers will adorn the public spaces.  The annual gingerbread display in the Palm Court Lobby will be constructed of hundreds of pounds of gingerbread, royal icing and candies.

Throughout the season, visitors to The Jefferson Hotel will be delighted by the holiday performances by area musical ensembles performing in the Music at Midday concert series.  Performances are held in the Rotunda at 12:00pm.

Tuesday, November 27                  Richmond Waldorf School String Orchestra

Wednesday, November 28             Patrick Henry High School Orchestra

Friday, November 30                       Appomattox Regional Governors School Concert Choir

Monday, December 3                      Manchester High School Chamber Ensemble

Tuesday, December 4                     Saint Gertrude High School Honors Ensemble

Thursday, December 6                   Boushall Middle School

Friday, December 7                         Collegiate School Middle School Fifth and Sixth Grade Strings

Monday, December 10                    St. Catherine’s and St. Christopher’s Fifth Grade Strings

Thursday, December 13                 Oak Knoll Middle School Eighth Grade Chorus – The Majestics

Friday, December 14                       Lee Davis High School Advanced Orchestra

Monday, December 17                    Hanover High School Orchestra

Wednesday, December 19             Offering

Friday, December 21                       Young Midlothian Singers

Wednesday, December 26             Reveille Ringers Bell Choir

Thursday, December 27                 Trinity Belles

Performances are subject to change.

The Holidays at The Jefferson Package and Holiday Bed and Breakfast Package will be offered for those wishing to celebrate the season with an overnight stay at the hotel.

Holidays at The Jefferson Package includes:

  • A recently renovated Grand Premier Room
  • Complimentary valet parking ($20 value)
  • Rates from $275 per room, per night

Holiday Bed and Breakfast Package includes:

  • A recently renovated Grand Premier Room
  • Traditional Southern breakfast for two in the restaurant, including gratuity
  • Complimentary valet parking ($20 value)
  • Rates from $325 per room, per night

Reservations can be made by calling 800-424-8014 or on-line at www.jeffersonhotel.com.   Taxes are not included in the package prices.  Offers are subject to availability and advance reservations are required.  Packages valid November 11, 2018 through January 6, 2019, excluding December 28-31. 2018.    

ABOUT THE JEFFERSON HOTEL

Built in 1895, The Jefferson Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Richmond and within minutes of the city’s most popular attractions, restaurants and shopping.  It is a member of the Preferred Hotels and Resorts Legend Collection and a charter member of Historic Hotels of America.  Guests of The Jefferson enjoy complimentary downtown transportation, fitness center and indoor pool access, high-speed internet access and evening turndown service.  The Jefferson is also home to Lemaire Restaurant, TJ’s Restaurant, Afternoon Tea at The Jefferson and Richmond’s most famous Sunday Champagne Brunch.  For more information about The Jefferson Hotel, visit www.jeffersonhotel.com

For more information about the holiday season at The Jefferson Hotel, visit www.jeffersonhotel.com/holidays.

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Valentine's Day Package

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