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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants celebrates Route 66's 90th anniversary

Route 66
Route 66, America’s most iconic highway, celebrates its 90th anniversary during 2016 with a number of events taking place throughout the year, from festivals to car and motorcycle tours. Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, the leading collection of boutique hotels with more than 60 properties across the USA, invites British travellers to join in the celebrations, offering special packages to mark the milestone event in two of its elegant properties.

In addition to Kimpton’s unique signature perks, such as in-room spa services and a hosted evening wine hour, guests will receive a special welcome in 2016 to the newly renovated Kimpton Hotel Allegro Chicago and Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Los Angeles – Beverly Hills, situated near the start and end points of the 2,448 mile historic route.

Details of the Mother Road packages include:
“90th Anniversary” at Kimpton Hotel Allegro, Downtown Chicago
Located at the heart of sprawling downtown Chicago, the city’s cultural and financial hub, the newly renovated Hotel Allegro is the perfect diving board for a visit to the Windy City and the starting point of America’s most acclaimed highway. In honour of the joint 90th Anniversary of the hotel building and the road, Hotel Allegro is celebrating with a limited number of rates for Sunday night stays from $90 (approx £65), including complimentary sodas for your onward journey. During their stay, guests will be welcomed to visit Bar Allegro and enjoy a Route 66 tribute cocktail, Kerouac’s Journey, for only $6.60! The cocktail creation is inspired by the flavours of traditional apple pie and dedicated to the American novelist and poet, Jack Kerouac, who loved the famous highway.  

Kerouac’s Journey
1 oz Laird’s Apple Brandy

1 oz Sailor Jerry’s 

½ oz Bols Apricot Brandy

½ oz Demi syrup

Top with Ginger Beer

First rim ½ of a rocks glass with a sugar and cinnamon. Shake all ingredients except ginger beer and strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Top with Ginger Beer.



Sunday night accommodation in a newly renovated King Room at Hotel Allegro, Chicago starts from $90 (approx £65) per couple, throughout 2016* as part of the “90th Anniversary” package.

“Get Your Kitsch on Route 66” at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Los Angeles – Beverly Hills
Hotel Palomar also invites travellers to celebrate Route 66’s 90th Anniversary in the city which marks the end of the 2,448 mile federal highway, by offering a celebratory package. Not only does the hotel’s ideal location, adjacent to Beverly Hills and in close proximity to Santa Monica, Hollywood and UCLA, allow Kimpton guests easy access to an exciting world of entertainment, but included in the packages is a four-hour guided tour of LA in a vintage car**! From April 1 to September 4 2016, guests will be welcomed with a Route 66 Welcome Amenity, featuring 2 themed cocktails, catered for with lunchboxes featuring gourmet faire from Kimpton’s renowned restaurant BLVD 16, and provided with Signature Animal Print robes to call their own. 



Five nights’ accommodation in a Deluxe Guest Room with two double beds at Hotel Palomar including the “Get Your Kitsch on Route 66” package starts from approx £1,406.41 per couple, based on travel from 2 – 6 July 2016.

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