Fashion-Forward Getaway in New York

NEW YORK, Jan 27, 2011/ – As New York City gears up to host Fashion Week (February 10 – 17, 2011), The Benjamin is partnering with the illustrious Saks Fifth Avenue to offer guests of New York’s executive luxury hotel exclusive VIP services and more.

Available through March 31, 2011, The Benjamin’s “Fashionista Fling” package gives guests the opportunity to meet with a Saks’ expert image consultant within the world renowned Fifth Avenue Club to personalize looks with the hottest trends straight off the Fashion Week runway.

This VIP experience also includes shopping with a Saks personal shopper, complimentary beauty make-over and a Saks Signature Goodie Bag. After a full day of shopping, guests can unwind with two cocktails at Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s new modern bistro, The National and relax with a complimentary 25-minute massage at the Wellness Spa.

With rates starting at $274 a night, the “Fashionista Fling” includes:
• Two cocktails at Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s new modern bistro, The National
• A complimentary 25-minute massage at the Wellness Spa
• VIP Appointment with a Saks Image Consultant in the world-renowned Fifth Avenue Club; includes complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres in the club
• Personal shopping service at Saks
• Complimentary beauty make-over
• VIP Saks Signature Goodie Bag

Rates are based on double occupancy and subject to availability. For more information or to book the “Fashionista Fling” package, visit www.thebenjamin.com/fashionista or call 1-888-4-BENJAMIN. Mention package code SHOPBN.

The Benjamin, located in the heart of midtown Manhattan at the corner of Lexington Avenue and 50th Street, provides an experience of true luxury and supreme comfort in an intimate, boutique-style setting. Classically elegant accommodations, world-class amenities, premier technology and seamless, superlative service are the hallmarks of The Benjamin.

Known for its comprehensive sleep program, The Benjamin features the industry’s first and only Sleep Concierge, a 12-choice pillow menu and custom Benjamin Bed. The Benjamin brand is operated by Denihan Hospitality Group, a privately owned company with more than 40 years of hospitality management expertise.

For more information, visit www.TheBenjamin.com or call 1-888-4-BENJAMIN.