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Mansion on Forsyth Park, Autograph Collection(R) Offers Indulgent Spa & Dining Specials

Guests Celebrate the Holidays at the Historic Savannah Hotel

SAVANNAH, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/21/12 -- From home-baked cookies and pies to roasted turkeys and glazed hams, the holidays are a delicious time of year, and Mansion on Forsyth Park, Autograph Collection®, a Kessler Collection luxury hotel in Savannah, offers several ways for travelers to indulge their appetites this holiday, from celebratory dinners at 700 Drayton to relaxing spa treatments at Poseidon Spa.

For Christmas, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, the hotel's own 700 Drayton Restaurant in historic Savannah is offering a special menu to help guests celebrate. On Christmas Eve and Christmas day, gather friends and family for a decadent dinner of three courses for $45 or four courses for $55. Whet your appetite with an apple and candied pecan salad or crab and roasted corn chowder, and follow up with crispy oysters, lobster mac and cheese or Jarlsberg and Havarti risotto cakes. Entree options include pan-seared sea bass, roasted leg of lamb and a coastal Georgia holiday vegetable plate. Dessert includes a seasonally inspired eggnog cheesecake, triple-chocolate bread pudding and a warm apple tart.

For guests celebrating New Year's Eve at this historic Savannah hotel, 700 Drayton is pulling out all the stops with a three- or four-course menu ($55 and $65, respectively). The menu features options including Good Fortune soup with black-eyed peas, ham and greens; seared scallops; smoked duck breast; beef Wellington; chicken breast roulade; flambéed blackberries and Grand Marnier mousse.

With chic artwork and stunning chandeliers, 700 Drayton Restaurant offers the perfect setting for celebrating the holidays. For something extra special, the Carriage Wine Cellar is perfect for private parties.

The luxury boutique hotel in Savannah is also home to the Poseidon Spa, where guests can find a menu of facial, nail, body and massage therapies in a setting that's soothingly modern. For the holidays, the spa is spicing things up with a cranberry cinnamon spa pedicure, a 50-minute treatment featuring a cranberry foot exfoliation and hot stone foot and leg massage. Cranberry is rich in antioxidants, and cinnamon is said to increase circulation, both natural ways to combat the stress and fatigue of the season. The cranberry cinnamon foot exfoliation is also available as an add-on to another treatment for just $20. For more information or to make a reservation at the Mansion on Forsyth Park, please visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/savad-mansion-on-forsyth-park-autograph-collection/ or call 912.238.5158 or toll-free 888.213.3671.

About Mansion on Forsyth Park, Autograph Collection®
Overlooking Savannah's largest and most historic square, the AAA Four-Diamond Mansion on Forsyth Park, a Kessler Collection boutique property, is the city's most recognized, iconic hotel. A mainstay on Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure "best of" lists, the momentous 126-room Victorian Romanesque mansion in the Historic District offers an authentic taste of Hostess City hospitality with passionate detail throughout. From the rich, polished décor to a luxe art collection of more than 400 original pieces, assembled specifically for the hotel, Mansion on Forsyth Park effortlessly marries haute style with old world elegance. Extraordinary sea-inspired treatments at Poseidon Spa are complemented by an authentic taste of Southern hospitality at 700 Drayton Restaurant and the adjoining 700 Kitchen Cooking School, rated Trip Advisor's most popular Savannah attraction. For more information or to make a reservation at the Mansion on Forsyth Park, please visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/savad-mansion-on-forsyth-park-autograph-collection/ or call 912.238.5158 or toll-free 888.213.3671.

About The Kessler Collection
Capturing the classical and unconventional spirit of Bohemian cultures, The Kessler Collection's portfolio of passionately created and artistically inspired boutique hotels boast chic design, luxe accommodations, enriching ambiance and intimate service. Whether visiting properties in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado or New Mexico, each hotel's exquisite art, music and cultural influences, personally acquired for that hotel by the Kessler family, are deliberately approachable. Designed to inspire unforgettable experiences, Kessler guests are bathed in re-defined Bohemian luxury, from an 1888 historic hotel, a cutting edge downtown landmark and a magical castle, to an earthy Native American retreat, high design southern mansion and elite ski lodge.

About Autograph Collection®
Marriott's Autograph Collection® is an evolving ensemble of strikingly independent hotels. Each destination has been selected for its bold originality, rich character and uncommon details. From near to far, iconic to historic, the result is an array of properties that is nothing less than unique, nothing short of collectively exceptional. For more information please visit www.autograph-hotels.marriott.com/.

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