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Heathman Hotel Introduces 'Election Night' Guest Package.

Limited Availability Package Celebrates Democratic Process, Benefits Non-Profit

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Attention political animals: the historic Heathman Hotel, Oregon's independent luxury arts hotel, has made available an exclusive "Election Night" package, offered only for the evening of the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 4. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the limited availability package will benefit a political cause of the guest's choice: Vote Smart, a non-profit, non-partisan political organization that promotes voter awareness, the Republican National Committee or the Democratic National Committee. The package can be booked through the hotel's sales department at 503-241-4100. For more details please visit the hotel's web site at

The $2,000 "Election Night" package includes:

* Overnight accommodations for two in the Grand Presidential Suite

* A delicious food and wine spread for six

* En suite decorations in red, white and blue, incorporating guests' choice of donkeys or elephants.

* Political party favors

* A copy of the award-winning movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

* Ear Plugs, Aspirin, Tums

* Breakfast for two

* All proceeds will be donated on the guests' behalf to the organization of their choice: Vote Smart, the Republican National Committee or the Democratic National Committee.

"During its 81 year history, The Heathman Hotel has witnessed several elections and hosted various heads of state," said Chris Erickson, the Heathman Hotel's general manager. "Since we are a hotel engrained in culture and history, we thought it only appropriate to celebrate the excitement of the upcoming election."

About The Heathman Hotel

Built in 1927 and located in the heart of Portland, Oregon's, cultural district, this 150-room luxury hotel maintains strong partnerships with local arts and culture organizations and is Portland, Oregon's, premier arts hotel. An independently owned property, the Heathman Hotel is a member of the Carino Collection and Historic Hotels of America. The Heathman has received the prestigious Four Diamond distinction from AAA for 23 consecutive years. The hotel was recognized for overall excellence on Conde Nast Traveler's 2005 Gold List and on the 2005, 2006 and 2007 editions of Travel+Leisure's World's Best Hotels list. Additionally, the hotel was recognized by Energy Trust of Oregon in 2007 for its commitment to sustainability and conservation efforts; the property continues to work toward EnergyStar certification.
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