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Downton Abbey Inspired Tea Time Returns to Hotel Viking for 2016
Hotel Vikings Traditional Tea Time Transformed into “Gilded Age” Tea Time Guests Have Chance to Win DVD of Popular TV Series

Guests Have Chance to Win DVD of Popular TV Series.

Newport, Rhode Island – January 2016 – In celebration of the Season 6 of Downton Abbey, the final season of the award-winning PBS TV series, Hotel Viking will once again offer the special Gilded Age Tea in addition to their regular tea service, a tradition at the hotel since 2005. The Gilded Age Tea is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm until 4pm from January 3 until March 6, 2016 when the 6th season of the award-winning PBS drama ends. To indulge in the Gilded Age Tea Time, which is $17.95 per person not including tax or gratuity, call 401-848-4824 to make reservations.

The Gilded Age Tea includes an assortment of freshly prepared tea sandwiches, assorted scones served with lemon curd, a selection of freshly baked tea breads, chocolate truffles and a glass of Kir Royale or Champagne. Hotel Viking will play past seasons of the popular Downton Abbey during the tea time. Guests can sign up to win DVD’s of the first five seasons of the award-winning, immensely popular PBS series created by Julian Fellows. The winner will be announced on March 6, 2016.

Downton Abbey is an award-winning British period drama on PBS. The TV series has almost 8 million viewers and features top actors including Shirley MacLaine, Maggie Smith, Hugh Bonneville, Dan Stevens, Elizabeth McGovern and many, many more. With 51 Emmy® nominations, Downton Abbey is one of the most honored series on television. It has won 11 Emmys®, three Golden Globes®, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Producers Guild Award, and three BAFTAs. To learn more visit http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/downtonabbey/. Hotel Viking’s Afternoon Tea is a long-standing tradition and is offered year-round.

About Hotel Viking:
Hotel Viking, a member of the Historic Hotels of America, is located at One Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. Hotel Viking offers 209 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites. With more than 13,000 square feet of event space, including two ballrooms, boardrooms and private meeting space, Hotel Viking easily accommodates groups and weddings large and intimate. Hotel Viking’s culinary experiences include the award-winning One Bellevue, which offers three meals and Afternoon Tea daily, indoor and patio dining, as well as a bar and lounge. Top of Newport is Hotel Viking’s seasonal roof top lounge offering live entertainment and special events and menus. The hotel’s full-service spa features a selection of massage and skin treatments. Additional amenities include an indoor heated pool, fitness center, courtyard and the historic Newport Kay Chapel. Hotel Viking is a 30-minute drive from TJ Green Airport (27 miles) in Providence and the Providence Train Station, and is driving distance from Boston (70 miles) and New York City (170 miles). For information, please contact Hotel Viking 401-847-3300 or visit online at www.hotelviking.com. Be social at www.facebook.com/HotelViking and www.twitter.com/HotelViking.

About Pyramid Hotel Group:
Pyramid Hotel Group manages and asset manages a diverse portfolio of resorts in one of kind destinations across the United States and the Caribbean. These locations range from Hawaii to Arizona to Florida and to the Cayman Islands. Pyramid Hotel Group delivers creative, engaging experiences for the leisure and group guest inclusive of golf, spa, fitness, dining, meetings, recreation, water sports, and cultural immersion. www.pyramidhotelgroup.com