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Experience Holiday Wonders and a Wonderful Holiday in St. Augustine at Casa Monica Hotel, Autograph Collection(R)

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ThumbnailSt. Augustine is a city of charm, history and tradition, and one of the city's most famous traditions is the annual Nights of Lights festival. This year, Casa Monica Hotel, Autograph Collection(R), a historic hotel in St. Augustine, is pleased to offer an exclusive package, Nights of Lights, to enhance the festival experience for its guests.LogoTracker

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/30/12 -- St. Augustine is a city of charm, history and tradition, and one of the city's most famous traditions is the annual Nights of Lights festival. Every year, from late November through January, more than two million tiny white lights glow in the city of St. Augustine at the annual Nights of Lights celebration. This spectacular display illuminates the entire downtown area, creating a beautiful holiday setting in historic St. Augustine.

This year, Casa Monica Hotel, Autograph Collection® -- a Kessler Collection boutique hotel -- is pleased to offer an exclusive package, Nights of Lights, to enhance the festival experience for its guests.

Through Jan. 31, 2013, the Nights of Lights package at Casa Monica Hotel includes luxurious guest accommodations, gourmet breakfast for two at the historic St. Augustine hotel's award-winning 95 Cordova restaurant, and a custom 2012 holiday commemorative ornament, all starting at $225 per night.*

The 19th Annual Nights of Lights celebration and festival transforms St. Augustine's historic district into a dazzling setting to commemorate the city's heritage. With this exclusive package, guests can enjoy the beautiful setting, holiday concerts, parades and other special activities, while located in the heart of the city and within the comfort of Casa Monica Hotel.

Located on a plaza that once featured three grand hotels built in the late 19th century and nestled in the quaint downtown area, Casa Monica Hotel, Autograph Collection® is a majestic St. Augustine historic district hotel that opened in 1888. Restored in 1999, the historic St. Augustine hotel blends a legendary past with contemporary pleasures, forming a rich history that shines through with impressive fortress-like architecture as it majestically overlooks the downtown district. Culture, worldly flavor and art combine at the historic hotel, inspiring unforgettable beauty and alluring discerning travelers, such as celebrities, artists, musicians and political figures -- similar to the guest list more than a century ago. The 138 timeless guestrooms and suites transport visitors back to an era of old world charm among Spanish-style romanticism, with custom designed interiors, including classical furnishings with gold accents and plush red velvet tufted headboards.

Guests find themselves welcomed by friendly staff and the warm, inspiring ambiance of the lobby furnishings and decor. Graceful Moorish columns frame the original artwork creating an intimate space for reading, resting, socializing and listening to the piano. History and romance come alive at this luxury hotel in St. Augustine, providing a unique experience for those choosing the road less traveled. Guests experience first-class accommodations, fine cuisine, intuitive service and enchanting atmosphere at Casa Monica Hotel.

For more information or to make a reservation at Casa Monica Hotel, please visit or call the hotel directly at 904.827.1888 or toll-free 888.213.8903.

For the exclusive Night of Lights package, guests use promotional code HO9 in the Corporate/Promotional code box when making online reservations, or call and ask for promotional code HO9. Details on this and other St. Augustine hotel packages at Casa Monica Hotel can be found at

* Valid seven days a week through 1/31/13. Limited number of rooms available for this promotion. Tax is additional. Gourmet breakfast credit will not exceed $50. Offer does not apply to groups of 10 or more rooms. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotions. Blackout dates may apply. Advance reservations required. Other restrictions apply. Rates are per room, per night and based on availability at the time of reservations.

About Autograph Collection®
Marriott's Autograph Collection® is an evolving ensemble of strikingly independent hotels. Each destination has been selected for its bold originality, rich character and uncommon details. From near to far, iconic to historic, the result is an array of properties that is nothing less than unique, nothing short of collectively exceptional. For more information please visit

About The Kessler Collection
Capturing the classical and unconventional spirit of Bohemian cultures, The Kessler Collection's portfolio of passionately created and artistically inspired boutique hotels boasts chic design, luxe accommodations, enriching ambiance and intimate service. Whether visiting properties in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Colorado or New Mexico, each hotel's exquisite art, music and cultural influences, personally acquired for that hotel by the Kessler family, are deliberately approachable. Designed to inspire unforgettable experiences, Kessler guests are bathed in re-defined Bohemian luxury, from an 1888 historic hotel, a cutting edge downtown landmark and a magical castle, to an earthy Native American retreat, high design southern mansion and elite ski lodge.

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Casa Monica, Autograph Collection®
95 Cordova Street
St. Augustine, Florida 32084
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