The US Grant Hotel Marks Titanic’s 100th Anniversary

A wave of nostalgia is beckoning history buffs and lovebirds alike to the San Diego Natural History Museum’s Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, and for traveling twosomes who wish to experience the echo of a bygone era The US Grant Hotel is their port of call. The romantic retreat, which has stood as a sentinel overlooking the city of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter since 1910, is remembering the centennial of the ship of dream’s sinking with the Legend & Luxury package, which includes a night’s stay in the hotel and two tickets to the exhibition.

As guests drink in the refined atmosphere of the landmark hotel they will be greeted with a welcoming cocktail before settling in their room. Guests will also receive a $100 Food & Beverage credit that can be used for a romantic repast at The Grant Grill.

At Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, visitors will find themselves in the presence of the past as they receive a boarding pass featuring the name of a passenger on the voyage, bringing the human tragedy closer to home as sightseers walk past an array of ┬áitems, including a lady’s hand mirror which once reflected the hopes and dreams of a woman whose identity is lost in the mist of time; perfume vials which still hold the haunting hint of fragrance, and a piece of a deck bench which silently viewed its last sunset on April 14, 1912. Visitors will also view faithful recreations of a first class cabin and the grand staircase, and feel the frigid cold which sealed the fate of all on board as they touch an iceberg.

Rates for The US Grant Hotel’s Legend & Luxury package start at $299 $299 and can be reserved online, through a travel professional or by calling 1-866-716-8136. Three-day advance purchase is required and rates are pre-paid and non-refundable. Guests can mention rate plan LCPKG1 when booking reservations. Package available through September 30th, 2012.

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