Posted: July 21, 2016
TAMPA, Fla. (July 21, 2016) – From now through Sept. 3, 2016, Floridians hungry to travel the Sunshine State can visit the food-focused Epicurean Hotel at a savings of 25 percent. With rates starting as low as $139, residents have the opportunity to experience the culinary-themed, boutique hotel, located in the trendy Hyde Park historic district of South Tampa. The Epicurean Hotel, opened in Dec. 2013, was developed in collaboration with Mainsail Lodging & Development and the legendary Bern’s Steak House and is the first newly constructed hotel property in the United States to join the prestigious Autograph Collection® of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR).
This summer, guests can enjoy the signature SPLASH pool parties, held every Sunday until Sept. 4. Complimentary for guests, SPLASH includes poolside DJ’s, craft cocktails, whimsical pool floats and fun. In addition, Dive-In movies for adults are being offered select Saturday’s and “Yoga with a Twist” on the last Sunday of the month. A rotating calendar of culinary events and cooking classes are being served up all summer long in the Epicurean Theatre – a state-of-the-art culinary classroom showcasing a Viking kitchen. Guests can take part in a variety of culinary classes such as “The VooDoo Krewe,” and take part in the Epic Chef Showdown viewing parties, a cooking competition between local chefs to benefit Feeding Tampa Bay.
Additional Epicurean experiences include Élevage, a restaurant where classic recipes are re-imagined; EDGE rooftop bar; Chocolate Pi patisserie and Bern’s Fine Wines & Spirits wine shop; bicycles to explore Hyde Park and Bayshore Boulevard and Evangeline full-service spa. The 2,800-square-foot spa features five treatment rooms, including two couple’s treatment rooms, a relaxation room and manicure and pedicure stations. The hotel is located directly across the street from Bern’s Steak House, a Tampa dining icon since 1956.
For information or to reserve the Florida Resident Rate, please call (855) U-AWAKEN (829-2536) or visit www.EpicureanHotel.com.
Mainsail Lodging & Development is a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern US and the Caribbean. Their properties include Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina (ScrubIsland.com), a private island resort in the British Virgin Islands and member of Autograph Collection® of Marriott International; Mainsail Beach Inn (MainsailBeachInn.com), a boutique beachfront hotel on Anna Maria Island, Florida; and the boutique food-focused Epicurean Hotel (EpicureanHotel.com) in Tampa, Florida. The company also operates corporate housing throughout the Southeast, exclusively managing the Florida market for Oakwood Worldwide® under both its ExecuStay® (ExecuStay.com) and Oakwood® (Oakwood.com) brands, while also operating ExecuStay (ExecuStay.com) in Georgia, portions of Alabama, and The Carolinas. Mainsail is developing their fourth hotel, Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club on Anna Maria Island, Florida, which is slated to open early 2017. Mainsail Lodging’s corporate charity is Feeding Tampa Bay – the largest food rescue and distribution organization in the community. Mainsail actively supports the cause through a variety of employee and guest programs ranging from packing and sorting at the warehouse to annual events including Pumpkin Fight and Epic Chef Showdown.
The Autograph Collection is an evolving ensemble of strikingly independent hotels. Exactly like nothing else, each destination has been selected for its quality, bold originality, rich character and uncommon details. From near to far, iconic to historic, the result is an array properties that is nothing less than unique, nothing short of collectively exceptional. For more information and reservations please visit www.autographhotels.com, or explore our social media channels to learn more about championing the independent spirit.