New York's Jumeirah Essex House embraces its inner drag queen

Posted by Troy Petenbrink
February 14, 2012 8:27 AM |

Jumeirah Essex House.jpgThrough the end of February 2012, New York City's Jumeirah Essex House is offering a special "Priscilla Package," which includes tickets to the over-the-top production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical, presented by Bette Midler. 

This special Broadway package provides guests with one night in a Standard King Room; a pair of premium tickets to Priscilla, playing at The Palace Theater, a pleasant 10-minute stroll from the hotel; and a sparkly Priscilla-themed confection. The price is $605 (inclusive of tax) per couple, based on availability.

To complete the evening, guests can also enjoy an optional three-course pre-theater dinner for two at South Gate, the hotel’s award-winning restaurant, for just $35 per person (exclusive of beverages, tax and gratuity).

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (musical) 


"Our location on Central Park a few blocks north of Time Square is perfect for theatergoers," said Gary Schweikert, Regional Vice President, Americas & General Manager. "The luxury of Essex House, the romance of South Gate, and the spectacle of Priscilla will combine for an unforgettable [experience]."

Essex House, a historic art deco hotel located at Central Park, recently completed a $90 million upgraded.

Addition information and reservations are available by calling (888) 645-5697. 

Travel Note: One of the best ways to travel from the Washington, D.C. area to New York City is via Amtrak.  Ticketing information is available at

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