The Langham Huntington, Pasadena Commemorates 100 Years of Enchanting Hospitality
100th anniversary of The Huntington Hotel extends through 2014, includes upcoming spa renovation, Special rooms package and a host of added benefits.
PASADENA, Calif. – January 8, 2014 – The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, an iconic landmark hotel in one of Southern California’s favorite cities, is celebrating its 100th anniversary as The Huntington Hotel, with a new overnight package and a host of commemorative offerings.
Guests who reserve this year’s “Celebrate a Century” anniversary package will enjoy a daily $100 resort credit, two signature 100th anniversary cocktails in The Tap Room, complimentary valet parking and a self-guided historical tour map of the 23-acre property. The Celebrate a Century anniversary package starts at $339 per night and is offered until December 29, 2014. The included resort credit may be used for dining, beverages, spa and The Flavours of Langham.
A host of special dining experiences will also highlight this year’s 100th Anniversary calendar, to include The Tap Room’s new Huntington 100 martini, featuring three ounces of Double Cross Vodka and .38 ounce of Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur. With a total liquid count of 100 milliliters, the Huntington 100 is shaken, strained and served in a martini glass which is gold-rimmed with sugar, gold dust and ginger powder for $16.
The Tap Room will also celebrate this year’s anniversary with $100 historic cognac tastes, while The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse will offer a year-long celebration starter of One Dozen Oysters and Perrier-Jouët Champagne for two, priced at $100.
A celebratory 100-Year Anniversary Tea will be offered by The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on June 10, 2014, to be presented at 1865 pricing and to feature pastries inspired by the jewelry collection of one the hotel’s early co-owners, the glamorous Arabella “Belle” Huntington. Belle Huntington’s famous jewels were purchased in 1926 by acclaimed jeweler Harry Winston, and they continue to inspire luxury pieces today.
A creative family tea tradition will also launch this spring when The Langham Huntington, Pasadena introduces Imagine Tea – an enchanting new quarterly tea experience especially for visitors under the age of 12. Young tea guests will be invited to attend this child-friendly afternoon tea, dressed in any costume which enchants or inspires them, with the tea menu to include flavorful children’s mini-sandwiches and desserts, as well as Langham pink lemonade, hot cocoa, and a selection of freshly-brewed caffeine-free teas.
For guests enjoying the hotel’s elegant Lobby Lounge, a 100-year timeline inclusive of historical photographs will be on high-profile display throughout 2014, to be complemented by pre-reservable property history tours led by Langham Service Stylists. The hotel will also re-open its newly renovated spa in late spring, and it will soon launch a Facebook anniversary competition called “100 Years of Memories.” During this year-long Facebook search, former guests will be invited to share photographs and memories of their property visits over the years, with the winner to receive a complimentary stay in the two-story Tournament of Roses Presidential Suite.
Also just announced, and destined to be a noteworthy highlight of the 100th Anniversary year, the hotel’s $100,000 Proposal of the Century package provides a one-of-a-kind luxury marriage proposal experience. Featuring two nights in the hotel’s Tournament of Roses Presidential Suite, a chauffeur-driven ride to the Rose Bowl Stadium via Bentley Flying Spur, and an exclusive performance by the 40-piece Pasadena Symphony Orchestra, the Proposal of the Century takes place as a private couple’s experience at Pasadena’s landmark Rose Bowl Stadium. Celebrating this month’s 100th anniversary of the Tournament of Roses football game as well as the 125th anniversary of Pasadena’s famed Rose Parade, the legendary Rose Bowl Stadium is a National Historic Landmark with more than 100,000 seats. It is a close neighbor of The Langham Huntington, Pasadena.
For more information about the 100th Anniversary, or to make room and package reservations, please call 626-568-3900 or visit http://pasadena.langhamhotels.com.