Hotel Viking Reports Increase in Staycations with Increase in Snowfall – Hotel Offers Winter Getaway Special with Breakfast for Two Plus Social Perks

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To battle the winter blues, savvy Rhode Island residents have been making the most of it by taking staycations at Hotel Viking - enjoying the spa, the indoor heated pool, afternoon tea, the gourmet restaurant and more. And now Hotel Viking is offering a special Winter Getaway with breakfast daily, and additional perks for being social with #VikingStaycation.

One Bellevue at Hotel Viking in Newport, RI

Guests who post photos of their #VikingStaycation on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter will receive a complimentary glass of wine or a cupcake during their stay at Hotel Viking.

With the increase in snowfall and additional school days off, Hotel Viking of Newport, Rhode Island, has seen an increase in staycations, vacations taken in close proximity to where people live. There has been such demand that Hotel Viking is offering a Winter Getaway with special perks including breakfast for two daily, now through March 31, 2015. Room rates start at $119 per night for a Newport Guestroom. To reserve, please visit

“Adults can enjoy these snow days, too,” stated Marlen Scalzi, the Director of Sales and Marketing at Hotel Viking, “When you combine our luxe accommodations, gourmet restaurant and friendly bar, with our heated, indoor pool and our world-class spa, staycationers at Hotel Viking will quickly forget the temperatures outside.”

Staycationers enjoy breakfast for two daily, a $50 value, at One Bellevue, the hotel’s award-winning restaurant. Breakfast includes seasonal/weekend breakfast buffet or two select entrees with coffee or juice. The special perks are valid on direct bookings now through March 31, 2015. Blackout dates may apply and package is based upon availability.

Guests that post photos of their #VikingStaycation on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter will receive a complimentary glass of wine at the One Bellevue bar or can request a complimentary cupcake be delivered to their room. To earn the special perk, guests simply need to use the hashtag #VikingStaycation and tag @HotelViking in their post.

Hotel Viking is a historic hotel located in Newport, Rhode Island. Hotel Viking offers a total of 209 guest rooms and suites, and 13,400 square feet of event space, including two ballrooms. The award-winning One Bellevue Fine Dining & Seafood Restaurant offers indoor and patio dining, a seasonal roof top lounge, all-day lounge and a renowned Afternoon Tea held daily. The spa features a selection of massage and skin treatments. Additional amenities include an indoor heated pool, fitness center and the historic Newport Kay Chapel. Hotel Viking is a 30-minute drive from TJ Green Airport (27 miles) in Providence and the Providence Train Station, and is driving distance from Boston (70 miles) and New York City (170 miles). For information, please contact Hotel Viking 401-847-3300 or visit online at Be social at and

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