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Holidays Are Around The Corner And The Claremont Hotel In Berkeley Is The Place To Be This Season

Northern California's Premier Resort Celebrates the Holidays

With Carolers, Santa, a Tree Lighting Ceremony and More

For local Bay Area residents and visiting vacationers looking for holiday cheer, the Claremont Hotel may just be what the doctor ordered. This charming Northern California property is offering a Village Lighting Ceremony, a festive holiday hotel package, spa treatments and a delicious four-course squash tasting menu this holiday season.

Village Lighting Ceremony (November 27, 2011)
The Claremont Hotel, Club & Spa kicks off the season on November 27th with its annual Village Lighting Ceremony. A celebrated and cherished tradition at the resort for locals and visitors alike, the evening is filled with holiday cheer, including a 12-foot tree and village lighting ceremony, a 10-foot tall gingerbread replica of The Claremont, carolers, hot apple cider and cocoa, and even a visit from Santa Claus!

Home for the Holidays Package (November 18, 2011-January 8, 2012)
Home For The Holidays package includes:
  • Overnight Accommodations
  • Choice of a Peppermint Latte or Peppermint Hot Chocolate
  • Access to the Club at the Claremont’s Fitness Facilities and Three Pools
  • Access to three hours of complimentary childcare at The Claremont’s Kid’s Club
  • Enjoy a complimentary Water Ritual at Spa Claremont
  • Complimentary Internet
  • Overnight Parking
  • Starts at $229 / Per Night / Double Occupancy / Based on Space Availability

Holiday Spa Treatments (December 2011)

Those wanting to spiff up for holiday parties, or treat themselves during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season have the choice of three holiday Spa treatments available during the month of December. A Mint Chocolate Dip Pedicure that leaves legs and feet polished to perfection (50 minutes/$83); Apple Spice Facial helps calm and soothe skin (50 minutes / $150) and Vanilla Sandalwood Body Polish is a full body treatment that exfoliates, moisturizes and invigorates (50 minutes/ $135).

Four-Course Squash Tasting Menu (November-December 2011)

A four-course squash tasting menu at Meritage is available November and December. Highlights include River Dog Farms Delicata Squash Soup and Spaghetti Squash Ravioli & Seared Sea Scallop.

Twelve Days of Christmas (December 13-December 25, 2011)

The Claremont Hotel & Spa is celebrating the holidays with their version of the Twelve Days of Christmas. From December 13-December 25, The Claremont will be offering different festive programs each day. From a peppermint martini to cookie decorating for kids and mulled cider and gingerbread in the lobby — Twelve Days of Christmas promises to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

About the Claremont Hotel:
Situated overlooking the San Francisco Bay, The Claremont Hotel has 279 rooms that offer a mix of old world charm and California comfort. With its renovated accommodations, spa facilities, award-winning dining options and alluring hillside perch overlooking San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge, The Claremont is one of the most idyllic and charming destinations in the Bay Area. During the holiday season, the “castle on the hill” is transformed into a winter wonderland with a life-size gingerbread house replica of the Claremont, Christmas trees, garland, poinsettias and even snow in the lobby each hour.

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