By Laura Medina
Now that the Winter Olympic's celebration of nit and grit is over, it's time to clean up and celebrate the global influence of film and Hollywood heritage and local Los Angeles pride on how they all amped up glamour and fantasy through the decades. It's Oscar Week, y'all!
Less than five miles from the Dolby Theater that will play host to the Academy Awards, Hollywood Hotel continues its reputation as ‘where the action begins in Hollywood’ by hosting an Academy Awards Viewing Party to introduce its new Route 66 Bar + Lounge to the local community and hotel guests.
In the heart of Hollywood, real Hollywood, the Hollywood Hotel celebrates the global scale of the neighborhood's local industry with a viewing party and an Oscar package.
This is Hollywood's idea of hospitality, sharing the local specialty with the world.
Hollywood Hotel to host Red Carpet Oscar Viewing Party at all-new Route 66 Bar + Lounge, featuring exclusive prizes, cocktail specials and swag bags, giving visitor that unique Hollywood taste and experience that they can tell the folks back home.
The Route 66 Academy Awards Viewing Party & Travel Package will include the following for visitors, overnight guests and locals seeking a lively way to celebrate Hollywood’s most anticipated night of the year at the closest Hollywood hotel to Route 66:
· Special cocktails themed to match the glamour of Tinseltown’s hottest awards show and the 2018 Oscar-nominated films
· Prizes for the two attendees with the most posts to social media channels using #hollywoodhotel66 (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) during the event, including a complimentary overnight stay at Hollywood Hotel for the first-place winner and $50 credit toward the second-place winner’s bar tab on that night.
· Uber credit for guests who book an overnight stay and register with The Guestbook.
· Oscar-themed décor and goodie bags, from a red-carpet greeting and floor-to-ceiling décor to take-home items for every guest to remember the evening
Guests can book an overnight stay at Hollywood Hotel’s website and are also invited to enter to win an overnight stay with complimentary cocktails via a contest hosted on Hollywood Hotel’s Facebook page. Additional entries can be gained through engagement with the hotel’s Instagram and Twitter pages.
The Academy Awards Viewing Party will take place on Sunday, March 4, from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Advance reservations for the Route 66 Bar + Lounge Academy Awards Viewing Party can be made at https://www.yelp.com/reservations/route-66-bar-and-lounge-hollywood-los-angeles?from_reserve_now=1. Reservations encouraged but not required. Reservations for an overnight stay at Hollywood Hotel can be made at www.hollywoodhotel.net.
Those interested in participating in the social media contest that will each provide an overnight stay for two*, two seats at the Academy Awards Viewing Party and one specialty cocktail per person, can enter via the following:
1. Follow the hotel’s Facebook page where the contest will be primarily hosted, with bonus entries given for following the Instagram and/or Twitter pages. Contest announcements and details will be shared on all pages.
2. Participate in the Facebook contest by following the page and commenting on the contest post per post instructions by February 26. Additional entries granted for following and commenting on the hotel’s Instagram and Twitter pages.
*Based on hotel availability. Can be redeemed at any time between March 2018 through March 2021.
Two winners will be selected at random from qualifying entries and will be contacted to select their preferred date and room type. Each package can accommodate up to two guests total.
Contest Terms & Conditions can be viewed here.
TO BOOK: Advance reservations for the Route 66 Bar + Lounge Academy Awards Viewing Party can be made at https://www.yelp.com/reservations/route-66-bar-and-lounge-hollywood-los-angeles?from_reserve_now=1. Reservations encouraged but not required. Rates for Hollywood Hotel overnight stays on Sunday, March 4, start at $315 per night for two guests and can be booked at the following link: http://www.hollywoodhotel.net. Note that an Uber credit based on stay length can redeemed to those who sign up for The Guestbook during the booking process.