The arrival of Super Bowl XLVIII in the Greater New York area marks an influx of approximately 400,000 dedicated fans, and traffic, traffic and even more traffic. To lead the pack on Super Bowl hotel packages, Kimpton’s Ink48 is leveraging its hot West Side location in Hell’s Kitchen to offer fans the most stylish stay and the fastest way to get to the big game. Forget the limo and hit the helipad for a traffic-free scenic ride in the sky to MetLife Stadium. No matter which team takes home the title, guests will enjoy Ink48’s football themed agenda including super bowl inspired menus, themed drinks, sports amenities, spa treatments, and transportation services to the biggest sporting event of the year!
Ink48’s Super Bowl Weekend Play-by-Play:
Friday, Jan. 31, 2014
3:00 p.m.: Touch Down
Check in to a Junior or Hudson River Suite with wide-sweeping views of the Hudson River. Enjoy a special in-room tailgating menu upon arrival including Hotter than Hell Baked Buffalo Wings and a plate of Super Turkey Sliders.
5:00 p.m.: The Magic Hour
Transition into the evening with a glass of wine or a Gridiron, a specially crafted Super Bowl inspired cocktail while socializing with other hotel guests and fans during Ink48’s complimentary wine hour.
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014
10:00 a.m.: Running Back Training
Enjoy some sightseeing in Hell’s Kitchen and relieve big game stress with a run. Take advantage of Ink48’s “Forgot It, We’ve Got It – Runner’s Edition” amenity kit with a map of the Hudson River running path, a pre-loaded iPod shuffle with headphones, a sports watch, running belt with water bottles and an energy bar and sports drink.
Noon: Body Tune Up
Head to the InkSpa for a complimentary couples Imprint Custom Massage; or choose from a range of massage therapy techniques including sport massage, Swedish and deep tissue.
7:00 p.m.: Fuel Up
Guests have to look no further than the lobby for truly unique dining at PRINT, one of New York City’s premiere farm-to-table dining experiences. For those looking to carbo load, the tasty serving of Buckwheat Pappardelle with Lamb Bolognese will do the trick.
Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014
9:00 a.m.: Stretch It Out
Wake up and strike a pose on Ink48’s complimentary in-room yoga mat and get some peace of mind before putting on your game face.
10:00 a.m.: A Bloody Good Morning
Order brunch off the in-room dining menu and enjoy a complimentary Hail Mary Blood Mary before suiting up.
3:00 p.m.: Super Fly Service
Hop in a chauffeured car at Ink48 and head down to Air Pegasus West 30th Street Heliport where your very own Liberty Helicopter awaits. Enjoy scenic NYC views during a seven minute ride in the sky to Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. Upon arrival, another chauffeured car will escort guests directly to the MetLife Stadium. Car service and helicopter transportation will also be provided for the return trip.
6:30 p.m.: Kick Off
Cheer on your favorite team and dance to Bruno Mars at Super Bowl XLVIII
***Super Bowl tickets not included***
Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
Sleep in and enjoy complimentary late check-out. Need your boarding pass? Print it out from our handy iPad located in the hotel lobby
For more info and to book this package, please visit: www.ink48.com and use rate code SB48 or call (877) 8430-8869. A minimum of three nights is required. Pricing starts at $4,800 and is based on two travelers; additional guests are subject to extra fee. The package is pre-paid and non-refundable. For additional information about Ink48, A Kimpton Hotel, please visit: www.ink48.com.
ABOUT INK48, A KIMPTON HOTEL
Kimpton’s Ink48 makes its mark in New York City’s burgeoning and historic Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. A full-service lifestyle hotel situated on the southwest corner of 11th Avenue at 48th Street, Ink48 is close enough to the city’s iconic epicenter yet far enough away to be an inviting and playful urban retreat. Paying homage to its printing house past, this 222-room, 17-story hotel with its inviting rooftop lounge and unobstructed sweeping views of the Hudson River facing west, and the Midtown Manhattan skyline facing east, makes an indelible imprint as the first upscale midtown hotel to grace the far west of Times Square. A Hell’s Kitchen standout at Ink48 Hotel, PRINT. Restaurant is straightforward, sophisticated and uncommonly committed to sustainability. The Press Lounge offer cocktails and light fare complimented by unobstructed views of Manhattan and the Hudson. Opened in 2010, it quickly became recognized as one of Manhattan’s finest rooftop lounges; Frank Bruni, of the New York Times, wrote that The Press Lounge was “without question, one of the city’s most attractive rooftop bars”. In the same year, New York Magazine recognized it as New York’s “Top New Rooftop Bar”, ABC News.com rated it as one of the top 22 rooftops in the world.
ABOUT LIBERTY HELICOPTERS
Liberty Helicopters is the largest and most experienced helicopter sightseeing and charter service in the Northeast, with a fleet of 10 state of the art American Eurocopter helicopters. Liberty has been in business and flying safely for over 25 years. Since then, Liberty regularly receives the Annual Safety Award from the Helicopter Association International along with being a multiple recipient of the 5 Star Diamond Award and the ERHC Fly Neighborly Award. Through the years Liberty’s staff have also been recognized and awarded for their excellence in service and performance by various aviation and travel and tourism organizations. Liberty is also a founding member of T.O.P.S. as well as members of ERHC and HAI. This impressive record is due to the high caliber of our staff and the reliability of our equipment. All of our highly trained pilots and aviation maintenance technicians receive regular recurrent Euro copter factory training, specifically the requirement of FAR part 135 air carrier standards and our fleet is serviced on a daily basis in our own 24 hour 7 days a week maintenance facility. This coupled with our unsurpassed safety and security measures assures our passengers the safest and most pleasurable experience possible.
For more info, please visit www.libertyhelicopter.com.
ABOUT KIMPTON HOTELS & RESTAURANTS
San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is the leading collection of boutique hotels and restaurants in the United States and the acknowledged industry pioneer that first introduced the boutique hotel concept to America. In 1981, Bill Kimpton founded the company that today is renowned for making travelers feel genuinely cared for while away from home through thoughtful perks and amenities, distinctive design that tells a story and inspires a sense of fun at each hotel and a sincerely personal style of guest service. Out to help people live full, balanced lives, Kimpton aims to inspire with touches like yoga mats in every room, complimentary coffee and tea to start the day, hosted evening Wine Hour, in-room fitness programming and complimentary bike rentals. The award-winning restaurants and bars are led by talented chefs and bartenders that offer guests a chance to dine like a local. Kimpton also leads the hospitality industry in eco-friendly practices that span all hotels and restaurants, and is consistently ranked as one of the top companies in the Market Metrix Hospitality Index, Upper Upscale Segment, for Customer Satisfaction. The company is highly-regarded for its innovative employee culture and benefits and has been named a Fortune magazine “Best Place to Work” four times since 2009. Kimpton is continuously growing and currently operates 60 hotels and nearly 70 restaurants, bars and lounges in 26 cities.