[Click to enlarge; Le Bleu is on left, Le Jolie on right]
The approach of Valentine's Day always bring news of Love Specials at area hotels. But, these are lover's specials that are going to knock your sock off. This came to our attention via lovetripper.com, which is advertising Valentine's Day Lovers Specials at two of our favorite Brooklyn hotels: Williamsburg's Le Jolie, overlooking the romantic vista of the BQE and Le Très Très Bleu, which was simply known as Le Bleu until they literally lit the whole freaking place up in blue at night. At Le Bleu lovers have choice views of Fourth Avenue or the Gowanus Canal. If that's not romance, we don't know what is. Here's the opening pitch:
Located just a short cab ride away over the majestic Brooklyn and Williamsburg bridges, are two of Brooklyn’s coolest hotels – hotel le jolie and hotel le bleu. Situated in Williamsburg and Park Slope respectively, hotel le jolie and hotel le bleu are offering the ideal Valentine’s Day Packages for couples wishing to experience a romantic rendezvous in Brooklyn’s trendiest neighborhoods. Here's the marketing pitch for Le Jolie:
The Valentines Day Package at hotel le jolie includes: Accommodations for two nights, Rose petals scattered throughout the room, Chocolates upon arrival...Rates: Starting at $219 per night/double occupancy.
Why It's Dreamy: The 54-room hotel le jolie refreshes the globetrotter with its contemporary urban living spaces. Nestled in Brooklyn’s trendy Williamsburg area, hotel le jolie offers comfortable rooms furnished with in-room amenities including 42-inch flat screens, iPod docking stations, mini bars, refrigerators, dual-line telephones, large work desks with no-glare lighting and ergonomic chairs and Wi-Fi and cable high-speed Internet access.And, now, Le Bleu:The Package: The Couples Getaway Package at hotel le bleu includes the following: Accommodations in a Luxury King Bed with a balcony and a Manhattan skyline view, Early check-in, Bottle of chilled champagne upon arrival, Rose petals scattered throughout the room, Chocolates upon arrival, Breakfast in bed room service. Shopping gift bag from Brooklyn boutique Zoe including a 10 percent discount gift certificate and Voluspa Travel Candle.
Price: Starting at $445 per night/double occupancy
Why It's Dreamy: Located in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, hotel le bleu offers 48 guestrooms decorated to maximize space and provide the ultimate experience in comfort. Luxury items such as Egyptian cotton bedding, orthopedic mattresses and high-end in-room amenities including Nutura organic spa products and “Touch Me Robes” – which were among Oprah Winfrey’s “favorite things” - offer the ultimate in relaxation. In 2009, hotel le bleu will welcome a signature restaurant Vue that will feature continental cuisine. hotel le bleu offers luxury, comfort and service comparable to Manhattan hotels but at significantly lower rates.Le Jolie and Le Bleu "dreamy"? We hereby nominate this for the marketing comedy hall of fame.
· Love Grows in Brooklyn [lovetripper.com]