Previous Guests and Visitors Asked to Send in Their Favorite Hotel Memories for Chance to Win Grand Prize
Dallas, TX " September 2008 " The newly restored historic Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa, transformed after a $36-million luxury renovation, is celebrating its 85th birthday this year. In honor of such an iconic birthday, The Stoneleigh is requesting previous guests and visitors send in their favorite memories for a chance to win a bevy of birthday presents.
Submit your favorite Stoneleigh Memory at www.stoneleighhotel.com/stoneleigh-memories. We want to want to know about your treasured wedding celebration, the notorious debutante ball or the big business deal sealed in the Lions Den. Or maybe, the best tales are from days when The Stoneleigh hosted an acting studio and a radio station.
Give us the inside scoop for a chance to win a fabulous weekend package or one of five second-place prizes. Grand prize package includes two nights in a Studio Suite, spa treatment for two, Chefs six course tasting menu paired with wine, with champagne and strawberries upon arrival. Five additional second-place winners will be awarded a one-night stay in a Studio Suite with champagne and strawberries upon arrival.
The Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa has so many memories to share its hard to know where to begin. There was that night back in 1956 when Elvis showed up at The Stoneleigh while he was in town for a one-night show at the Texas State Fair " he fled to the hotel to escape his devoted, screaming fans. Film buff Oliver Stone used The Stoneleigh as his base of operations for producing his films Quiz Show, Born On the Fourth of July, and JFK. Other famous faces who have graced us with their presence include the likes of Judy Garland, Margo Jones, Hard Rock Caf and House of Blues founder Isaac Tiggrit, Katherine Hepburn and Andy Warhol to name a few " some of whom chose to live in the opulent penthouse space for months at a time.
For more information or to submit your memory online go to www.stoneleighhotel.com and click on Stoneleigh Memories or call 972-931-7576 ext. 23. You may also make a video and send us your YouTube link by submitting it within the entry form located online.
Contest ends November 10, 2008 " all entries must be submitted by this date to be considered for the grand prize. Each submission, which follows the guidelines listed on The Stoneleigh Web site, and includes a complete mailing address, will receive a special gift from The Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa within two weeks from the time of submission! All prizes will be awarded by November 14, 2008 and winning entries will be debuted on the Stoneleigh blog (www.stoneleighblog.com).
If nostalgia has set in, be sure to stop by the hotel to make new some new memories " come revel in the newly renovated guest rooms, full-service spa, signature restaurant, Bolla, from renowned Chef David Bull and a dramatic penthouse re-designed by Carleton Varney of Dorothy Draper & Company.
The renovation also includes the construction of The Heritage (www.heritagedallas.com) at The Stoneleigh Hotel, an adjacent 22-floor luxury high rise with one-, two- and three-bedroom custom homes and penthouse suites surrounded by landscaped gardens, a courtyard and pool.
About The Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa
Re-opened March 2008 after a $36-million renovation and restoration, the award-winning Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa is a legendary, 171-room, Art-Deco hotel on a tree-lined street in the beautiful Uptown residential district of Dallas. First opened in 1923, The Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa restoration maintains the landmark hotels period-style architecture while updating it with modern comforts and amenities. Within the 12-story hotel is a myriad of guest room styles and layouts designed by Forrest+Perkins. Among them are nine Tribute Suites to legendary past visitors such as Elvis Presley and Judy Garland, as well as opulent Penthouse Suites designed by Carleton Varney of the renowned Dorothy Draper Company. Bolla, offers innovative modern Italian cuisine created by Iron Chef-challenger and James Beard-award nominee, David Bull. Guests may also enjoy a 5,200 square-foot luxury spa and fitness center. Interiors feature works by some of the states most talented artists, while a magnificent Grand Salon on the top floor presents Dallas in panorama. The Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa (www.stoneleighhotel.com) is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Historic Hotels of America. For more information about The Heritage at The Stoneleigh, please visit www.heritagedallas.com.
C. Pharr & Co.
for The Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa
972-931-7576 ext. 22