American Girl® experiences deliver unforgettable memories to IHG® hotels

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Photo courtesy of Intercontinental® Chicago Magnificent Mile

With the whimsical arrival of the holidays in full swing, now is the perfect time to incorporate a cherished childhood toy into your next IHG® stay to make your child feel special. With personalized American Girl® packages available at several IHG® properties, guests have the opportunity to create remarkable, memorable moments with their children.

For millions of young children worldwide, dolls provide constant companionship akin to the closest of real life friendships. Many of these girls hold their customized American Girl doll® near and dear to fill this coveted space. Portraying eight to eleven year old girls from different ethnicities, there is easily a doll to fit every girl’s personality, with many seeking dolls that look just like them. Knowing the passion for American Girl® dolls that many children enjoy, several IHG® hotels have developed special American Girl® packages to deliver an unforgettable experience.

American Girl® is iconic in Chicago, where their first and flagship store debuted in a smaller store before relocating to Water Tower Place on Michigan Avenue in a 52,000 square foot space. Currently, the store holds many events, offers fun dining options, and shopping experiences like you won’t find anywhere else. Located just a 10 minute, 3-block walk from this marvelous mecca of dolls and accessories (and even a doll hair salon!), the Intercontinental® Chicago Magnificent Mile recognized the lasting adoration behind American Girl® and developed a package specifically for the biggest (little) fans.

For the special children that light up your life, Intercontinental® Chicago’s package adds many details to make your trip to the Windy City unforgettable. When you enter your room, you’ll find a personalized welcome letter and an adorable American Girl® doll-sized travel bed to keep as your own, with additional beds available. Start your day with complimentary breakfast for two girls complete with a trivia game during the meal. Wind down at the end of the day by heading over to the stunning Junior Olympic pool, heated for comfortable access any time of year—even in Chicago’s cold winter months. After a fun day of exploring the city or simply soaking up the magic of American Girl Place®, the American Girl® themed turndown service for both the doll and child’s bed is sure to bring many smiles and a bit of a sugar rush with a special milk and cupcake amenity. Then, enjoy free popcorn and an in-room movie to get rested for another day of fun.

The InterContinental® Chicago offers assistance with reservations in the American Girl Cafe, special packages, shopping needs, and events. Their staff is well-equipped with answers regarding planning the perfect visit to American Girl Place® Chicago and booking your American Girl® package. Guests rave of this hotel’s experience, calling it “heavenly” and unforgettable for children and adults alike—perfect for making lasting memories with your child.

Another IHG® property that offers a lovely American Girl® package is the Intercontinental® at Doral Miami, located in close proximity to three popular malls for supplementary shopping: the International, Dolphin, and The Falls. In addition to the sweet welcome letter included in the Super Slumber Party package, guests will receive a gift bag, and American Girl® doll-sized travel bed as a keepsake. Since the majority of kids want a little something sweet (especially on a fun getaway), milk and cookies turndown service offers a delicious complement to your rooms small, courtesy library of American Girl® books to keep your little one entertained. Sure to be cherished by a glamour girl in training, access to a personal shopper at the American Girl Place® Miami store tops off this complete package with a feeling of pampering.

The Holiday Inn Express® Seattle-Lynnwood offers a vibrant experience all its own. Immediately upon arrival, guests are surrounded with pink accents added to their traditional, comfortable room. Soft sheets, decorative flowers and ribbons, towels and bath mats, and fuzzy tasseled blankets are all saturated in the American Girl® signature pink hue. A tiny foldout doll bed to take home sits upon the larger bed, adorned with a special custom letter from American Girl®, tiny pillow, and satin sheets—pink, of course. Simply call the front desk when you’re ready for complimentary cookies and milk to be delivered to your hotel door. Contact the Holiday Inn Express® Seattle-Lynnwood for more details.

For a choice of package levels, Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Columbus – Easton is a go-to. This property offers both a regular and deluxe package to suit your needs. Each features a personalized welcome letter, special muffin, access to an American Girl® book library, and complimentary breakfast. With the deluxe option, an official American Girl®-sized travel bed robe and slippers are included to keep the doll warm and cozy. Contact the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Columbus – Easton for more information on these special packages.

Created in 1986, Pleasant Company and Mattel-owned American Girl® devotes its business to honing in on the vast, positive impact children ranging from ages 3 to 12 hold the potential for. As a whole, American Girl® believes in promoting dreaming, growing, aspiring, creating, and imagining through their wide selection of books and educational products for an array of age groups, in addition to remarkable experiences such as those relayed by IHG® hotels. Melding both quality and service to create a trusted brand, American Girl® is adored by young children, parents, and educators alike.

While not all IHG® hotels have a specific American Girl® package, many of our properties are in close proximity to American Girl® stores, including the Holiday Inn Express® Alpharetta-Roswell near Northpoint Mall and Holiday Inn Express® Hotel & Suites Galleria Dallas. Check with your favorite IHG® hotel to see if they offer an American Girl® experience perfect for you and your loved ones to create memories to last a lifetime.

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