Washington, D.C.'s Loews Madison Hotel Celebrates Lincoln's Bicentennial and Obama's Inauguration with a Commemorative Overnight Package

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Guests will be able to sleep in "The Lincoln Bedroom" January 10 - April 30, 2009

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Often, people buy T-shirts to commemorate their trip. Well, guests who buy this package will receive keepsake towels embroidered with

While the Loews Madison Hotel is sold out for the 56th Presidential Inauguration the hotel has created a unique "Lincoln Bedroom" package, an overnight experience to commemorate Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial celebration and the historic inauguration of Barack Obama as the country's 44th President, that guests can experience after the January 20, 2009 festivities.

The Madison will present a rendition of The White House's Lincoln Bedroom, which will feature a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation "Honest Abe" signed to free the slaves as well as a copy of Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address. A replica of Lincoln's rocking chair and a full-sized bed with decorative headboard and footboard highlight various historical memorabilia in the bedroom.

"It just so happens that President-elect Obama's inauguration theme, "A New Birth of Freedom," ties in the Lincoln bicentennial celebration," says Loews Madison General Manager Larry Beiderman. "Often, people buy T-shirts to commemorate their trip. Well, guests who buy this package will receive keepsake towels embroidered with "I slept in The Lincoln Bedroom."

The Lincoln Bedroom package at The Madison, a Loews Hotel will include:

  •     Luxurious accommodations in The Madison's replica of The Lincoln Bedroom
  •     A keepsake set of towels personalized with "I slept in The Lincoln Bedroom" with the Loews Madison hotel logo
  •     Copy of the Gettysburg Address
  •     Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
  •     Breakfast in bed for two people
  •     Two passes to Madame Tussauds DC to see President Lincoln sitting in his box at Fords Theatre

The "Lincoln Bedroom" experience will be offered January 10 - December 31, 2009. Only one package is available per night, so reserve as early as possible.

The package starts at $809 and is subject to availability and change. For information about The Madison, or to reserve a room, call (202) 862-1600, toll-free at (800) 424-8577 or visit on-line at http://www.loewshotels.com.

About The Madison, A Loews Hotel
The 353-room Madison, a Loews Hotel, is located in the heart of Washington, D.C. at the corner of 15th and M Streets, just off Massachusetts Avenue. A few blocks from The White House, Embassy Row and National Mall monuments, the hotel is named after the country's fourth president, James Madison. The hotel plays home to Palette, D.C.'s first restaurant-as-gallery, and Postscript, a bar and lounge that evokes an insider's ambience. Having hosted countless heads of state, international business leaders as well as some of Washington's most notable figures, the staff of The Madison specializes in the fine art of personalized service.

About Loews Hotels
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels owns and/or operates 18 hotels and resorts in the U.S. and Canada. Located in major city centers and resort destinations from coast to coast, the Loews portfolio features one-of-a-kind properties that go beyond Four Diamond standards to delight guests with a supremely comfortable, uniquely local and vibrant travel experience. Loews boasts some of the industry's most innovative and successful travel programs, including Loews Loves Kids for families and Loews Loves Pets for discerning animals on the road. For reservations or more information on Loews Hotels, call 1-800-23-LOEWS or check http://www.loewshotels.com.

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Ellen Gale
Loews Hotels
202-587-2686

Michelle Colligan
Redpoint Marketing PR, Inc.
212-229-0119

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