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									Press Release

Prague, 11 February 2010

                              Easter breaks full of character

Discover the most beautiful cities in Central and Eastern Europe with the special Easter
      offers for singles, couples and families by Mamaison Hotels & Residences.

Spring has finally come – the best thing to do is to pack your suitcase and to get away from it all
over Easter. If you choose a short break in one of the major Central or Eastern European cities,
you can celebrate Easter differently from back home, but still in a traditional way, and be
pampered in one of the unique Mamaison Hotels and Residences (www.mamaison.com). In
Prague, Budapest and Warsaw, Easter markets and classical concerts, historic sights and
museums ensure a wealth of new impressions. Mamaison Hotels & Residences provide city
centre accommodation with a pleasant atmosphere and have put together a comprehensive
package with many extras for Easter travellers – including an Easter gift, Easter Sunday brunch
and a visit to an Easter concert or a performance.

Prague Spring

It is a well-known fact that Prague is at its most beautiful in the spring. In streets and parks,
people make the most of the first rays of warm sunshine. The traditional Easter markets on Old
Town Square and Wenceslas Square bustle with life: Easter eggs are decorated and willow
switches plaited, glass blowers and woodcarvers demonstrate their ancient crafts. Folk groups
from all over the country provide musical entertainment. From 20 March to 11 April, “Pražsky
velikonoční trh”, the Easter Market in the heart of Prague's historic Old Town, has every
decoration on offer that you may ever need – and culinary delights hardly compatible with the
traditional idea of Lent. Grilled pork knuckles, hearty fare from frying pans and cooking ranges,
but also delicious cakes and pastries entice visitors to the stalls.

The Mamaison Hotel Riverside Prague (www.mamaison.com/riverside) in the modern
Prague quarter of Smíchov is only a short distance from the colourful market. The Boutique
Hotel provides stylish accommodation in an historic ambience. Friendly and attentive staff
ensures the wellbeing of all guests who also enjoy the benefit of free entry to the sauna and gym
at a nearby sports club.

Guests at the Mamaison Business & Conference Hotel Imperial Ostrava
(www.mamaison.com/imperial) in Northern Moravia are no less spoilt. The upper midscale hotel
is located in the heart of Ostrava city centre with its pedestrian zone leading through a beautiful
old town with prestigious town palaces and many stylish coffee houses. Only recently, Czech
President Vaclav Klaus was a guest in the Mamaison Hotel Imperial and dined in the hotel
restaurant which enjoys an international reputation for its outstanding Moravian cuisine – the
perfect location for a delicious Easter feast.

Musical Easter days in Budapest and Warsaw

Over the Easter period, Budapest is host to Hungary's largest cultural festival. From 19 March to
5 April, the 10th Budapest Spring Festival presents more than 200 concerts of classical music, jazz
and pop as well as theatre performances and film screening in more than 50 locations. On Good
Friday, the National Opera will perform Wagner's "Parsifal", while Easter Saturday will see the
performance of Guiseppe Verdi's magnificent "Requiem" in the Palace of Art. In Budapest, too,
the scene would not be complete without an Easter market – alongside traditional crafts, you will
find hearty local delicacies such as langos, pörkölt, filled cabbage rolls and sausages. A trip to
Hadas in the Easter period is most rewarding. There you find an art and craft market with
demonstrations of traditional crafts, the blessing of the traditional Easter fare and other Easter
customs. Folk dance groups from Mezőkövesd and the surrounding region entertain visitors on
Easter Monday.

The Mamaison Hotel Andrássy Budapest (www.mamaison.com/andrassy) is located right in
the city's historic centre. This unique 1937 building in the Bauhaus style provides top
accommodation at a very reasonable price. The interior design is modern, and neither the
catering nor the service leave anything to be desired. The Mamaison Residence Izabella
Budapest (www.mamaison.com/izabella) provides ideal accommodation for families in a central
location with spacious rooms and suites. The Residence spoils its guests with its warm and cosy
atmosphere.

Warsaw, the city on the Vistula, offers a highlight for friends of classical music with the 14th
Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival: from 21 March to 3 April, outstanding soloists and
orchestras from all over the world play not only Beethoven, but also Brahms, Mahler, Schumann,
Chopin and many others in the Warsaw's many concert halls. For the detailed programme and
tickets, please visit www.beethoven.org.pl.

Guests staying in the centrally located                       Mamaison Hotel Le Régina
(www.mamaison.com/leregina) in the historic Mokrowski Palace are close to the concert halls. A
must-do on the programme of any guest should be a dinner in the prize-winning hotel restaurant
"La Rotisserie" – it offers the best of the city's international gastronomic delights. Warsaw's other
Mamaison hotel, the Mamaison Residence Diana Warsaw (www.mamaison.com/diana), is
also in a central location and with its generous rooms and suites particularly well suited to
families staying for several days. Book online seven days in advance and receive a 15% discount.
Easter Surprise at Mamaison

Take advantage of exciting leisure activities for singles, couples and for families, with your Easter
stay at Mamaison’s hotels or residences. The packages apply for trips from March 28th to April
11th, 2010, also at the Mamaison Suite Hotel Pachtuv Palace Prague
(www.mamaison.com/pachtuv),           the       Mamaison         Residence      Belgicka      Prague
((www.mamaison.com/belgicka), the Mamaison All-Suites Spa Hotel Pokrovka Moscow
(www.mamaison.com/pokrovka) and the Mamaison Residence Sulekova Bratislava
(www.mamaison.com/sulekova).

2-night package includes:

       2 nights accommodation
       Easter welcome gift
       Children Easter welcome gift [if applicable]
       Daily breakfast
       Family Easter Brunch on Easter Sunday/Monday*
       One city activities**
       Complimentary one room category upgrade
       One complimentary movie rental
       Early check-in and late check-out based on availability
       Complimentary use of sauna, Jacuzzi, indoor pool [if applicable]

5-night package includes:

       5 nights accommodation
       Airport transfer
       Easter welcome gift
       Children Easter welcome gift [if applicable]
       Daily breakfast
       Family Easter Brunch on Easter Sunday/Monday*
       Easter concert/performance
       Two city activities**
       Complimentary one room category upgrade
       One complimentary movie rental
       Early check-in and late check-out based on availability
       Complimentary use of sauna, Jacuzzi, indoor pool [if applicable]

*not available at Mamaison Residence Diana Warsaw & Mamaison Residence Belgicka Prague
**no activities at Mamaison Hotel Pokrovka Moscow
About Mamaison Hotels & Residences:
Mamaison Hotels & Residences are a non-standardized hotel chain in Central and Eastern Europe. The
company has 10 years of experience in the hotel industry. Mamaison Hotels & Residences offer their
guests a portfolio of ten select hotels from the midscale to upscale deluxe category, classified into three
hotel types - “Mamaison Boutique Hotels”, “Mamaison Business & Conference Hotels” and “Mamaison
All-Suites Residence Hotels”. The hotels are located in the heart of the attractive cities of Budapest,
Bratislava, Moscow, Ostrava, Prague and Warsaw. The individual hotel concept sets itself apart through
design, buildings true to their original surroundings, personal flair and first-class service and is a winner
with both business and leisure travellers.
The company employs 480 people. The Orco Property Group (www.orcogroup.com) is the holding
company of Mamaison Hotels & Residences.
More information can be found at www.mamaison.com.




Press Contact:
Mamaison Hotels & Residences
Petra A. Deuter
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Přemyslovská 2845/43, 130 00 Praha 3, Czech Republic
Telephone: +420 226 502 575 Fax: +420 234 376 456
E-mail: pdeuter@mamaison.com
www.mamaison.com


PR Agency:

F&H Public Relations
Bianca Veth
Senior Consultant
Nymphenburger Straße 136, 80636 München
Telephone: +49 89 12175-320
E-mail: mamaison-presseservice@f-und-h.de
www.f-und-h.de

								
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