Fans antsy for a new season of the hit series Downton Abbey may not have to wait until the third season premieres to get their fill of aristocratic life.
Owners and developers of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, a luxury Manor House-style property located in Victoria, BC and set to reopen on Oct. 4, 2012, have just announced a new package designed to tickle the fancy of any Crawley-wannabe. âAs a lavish English Manor House-inspired waterfront accommodation, the Oak Bay Beach Hotel makes for a perfect Downton Abbey-esque backdrop,â said Kevin Walker, owner and developer of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel. âWe designed this package to take our guests back in time and to a raised-pinkie era of white-gloved butlers, chauffeured transportation and, of course, High Tea.âThe Manor Package â starting Oct. 4, 2012 â includes round-trip transfers by a chauffeured Rolls Royce between the hotel and any Victoria terminal (airport or ferry); two nights in a panoramic ocean king boutique suite with nightly turndown service; a full English breakfast each morning; High Tea served in the hotel conservatory; dinner for two in the gourmet dining room; personalized butler service; and full access to the seaside therapeutic mineral pools, steam room and fitness centre. Price per couple is $999 Cdn (based on double occupancy, exclusive of taxes and gratuities and subject to availability).Once completed, the Oceanside hotel will have 20 private residences and 100 combination vacation suites and hotel rooms; the Boathouse Spa & Baths complete with seaside therapeutic mineral pools; the Snug Pub, fine-dining restaurant and dinner theatre program; and round-the-clock butler, concierge and valet services.The hotel is also planning a special event in the David Foster Foundation Theatre is in the works for the season three premiere of Downton Abbey. Details will be posted on the hotel's social media outlets. For more information about booking Oak Bay Beach Hotel's Manor Package, call 1-800-668-7758 or visit www.oakbaybeachhotel.com. About the Oak Bay Beach HotelThe new Oak Bay Beach Hotel is being completely rebuilt on the same spectacular oceanfront lot where the previous hotel sat for more than 80 years. It will reopen this summer as a 100-room hotel with 20 luxury residences. Built to five-star standards, hotel and residential amenities include seaside therapeutic mineral pools, a fitness centre, Boathouse Spa & Baths, the Snug Pub, the David Foster Foundation Theatre and a fine-dining restaurant. Not only is this Victoria's first combination full-service luxury hotel and private residence, but it is also the only commercial waterfront development in Oak Bay.-30-Sample Tweet: Raise your pinkies: #DowntonAbbey is coming to @OakBayBeach in #yyj. http://bit.ly/KTZefa #Travel #HotelNote to editors: High resolution images of the Oak Bay Beach Hotel and the Rolls Royce are available. Media Contacts:Brian Cant, Tartan Group: 250-592-3838, 250-896-3844 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org Deirdre Campbell, Tartan Group: 250-592-3838, 250-882-9199 (cell) or email@example.com