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Elegant Enhancements Highlighted in Tarrytown House Estate on the Hudson’s Grand Duke Weddings

When it comes to weddings, there is always room for elegance, luxury and a fairytale dream come true. Tarrytown House Estate on the Hudson, by Destination Hotels and Resorts, has re-introduced an exclusive wedding package tailored for couples looking to create a wedding experience filled with the grandeur and royalty which guests will always remember.

The Grand Duke Wedding, the grandest option available for couples, is tailored to meet every extravagant detail. It commemorates the upcoming 100th anniversary of the wedding of the property’s former owner Mary Duke, former heiress to Duke Tobacco and one of America’s richest women, to Anthony Drexel Biddle Jr. in June of 1915.This historic event spared no expense as 600 guests attended the lavish affair and were transported to the event on  custom built lavish trains from New York City and Philadelphia directly to Duke Farms to celebrate the wedding of Mary Lillian Duke to Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle Jr.

As part of the Grand Duke Wedding Package, accommodations for the bride and groom include a suite with Cristal Champagne, while parents of the couple receive a stay in the historic King Mansion. Complimentary welcome gift bags are also given to all overnight guests. 

This six hour affair starts with an hour and a half cocktail reception to include hot and cold displays, passed Hors d’oeuvres and a chilled seafood station. Extensive food and beverage options continue during a five-course white glove dinner reception which concludes with a Viennese Table and post event station.  The entire package comes with open bar serving Super Premium Brand Liquors. 

In addition to the Grand Duke Wedding, Tarrytown House Estate on the Hudson also provides its Estate Wedding Package as its standard option for weddings. For full details on Tarrytown House Estate’s wedding packages, please call (914) 591-8200 or visit http://www.tarrytownhouseestate.com/hudson-valley-westchester-weddings.php.

Tarrytown House Estate and Conference Center Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration with Special Promotion for Meetings

As Tarrytown House Estate and Conference Center, by Destination Hotels and Resorts, continues its year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary as the nation’s first conference center, it announced today a special promotion enticing companies to host their next meeting at the Estate. Book your organization’s next meeting at the Tarrytown House and you will receive 10 percent off your master bill.

This promotion will apply to all meetings contracted by August 31, 2014 with arrival prior to December 15, 2014 with at least 20 Complete Meeting Package room nights.

Over the last 50 years, the conference center has remained focused on hosting high level executive meetings, trainings and conferences. In sharing the conference center’s 50th anniversary with guests, the Estate is offering the other following promotions through the end of the year:

50th Anniversary CMP Dinner Menu. This specialized dinner menu is available for purchase for just $50 for conference attendees utilizing the Complete Meeting Package. The seasonal menu can be used for a minimum of 20 attendees for a 90-minute event.

The Remembering 1964 Package offers guests an opportunity to revisit the food that made the era so popular. This package includes overnight Deluxe or King House guest room, breakfast for two in Winter Palace, and a 1964 dining experience in Cellar 49 inspired by the likes of Julia Child, Graham Kerr, Craig Claiborne and the 1964 World’s Fair.  This package starts at $269 per night (excludes alcoholic beverages). Reservations are required.

The extravagant 1964 Package includes a two-night stay in a King Mansion  balcony or sun deck room, customized amenity upon arrival, breakfast for two in the Winter Palace, and a customized dining experience through private use of Cellar 49’s Wine Vault. This private meal paired with Cellar 49’s finest wines, will include a five-course dinner menu tailored to your liking after consultation with the Cellar 49 Chef.  Cellar 49, which served as Mary Duke Biddle’s cellar during her residence, is located on the lower floor of the historic Biddle Mansion and offers a variety of dishes that highlight a modern twist on classic tavern fare.  This memorable experience is priced at $1,964 to commemorate the property’s first year as a conference center. Reservations are required.

For more information, please call (914) 591-8200 or visit www.tarrytownhouseestate.com

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