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Warwick Seattle Hotel Offers Special Package Featuring VIP Visit to Historic Tutankhamun Exhibit

February 15, 2012

Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs” makes its last stop in the United States at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center before returning to Egypt. Over 100 artifacts are in the exhibit, including this coffinette for the Viscera of Tutankhamun © 2012 Karen Rubin/

Warwick Seattle Hotel is offering a special package for history buffs to unravel the past and unwind in the present. “Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs” makes its last stop in the United States at Seattle’s Pacific Science Center before returning to Egypt, and Warwick Seattle’s “Warwick King Tut Package” enables visitors to see it in style. The exclusive offering includes an overnight stay in an elegant Deluxe or Executive Room with a view of the world famous Space Needle or Emerald City skyline, complimentary Internet, roundtrip ‘chariot’ service between Warwick Seattle Hotel and Pacific Science Center, and two VIP tickets to the exhibition.

The King Tut  exhibition will be on display at Pacific Science Center from May 24, 2012 – January 6, 2013, but you don’t have to wait until May to purchase the “Warwick King Tut Package.” Available online starting February 16, the package is the perfect gift for the history buff in your family or for anyone who wants to add something special to a Seattle getaway. And with VIP access, you get the royal treatment with anytime entry into the exhibition and front-of-line access to avoid long waits. Pre-registration is also available by contacting the Reservations Office at 1-800-426-9280 or

As you discover the treasures of the past, Warwick Seattle also wants to ensure you will experience the comforts of the present. Recently completing its Phase II renovations, Warwick Seattle has now transformed two thirds of the hotel, encompassing 149 rooms on ten floors, with a host of stylish and sophisticated touches, and a comprehensive refurbishing of the corridors. The new look allows Warwick Seattle Hotel to combine a welcoming atmosphere with a more modern feel.

This is the last chance to see these ancient artifacts without traveling to Egypt, and Warwick Seattle has put a package in place to ensure it’s an experience to remember,” said Tim Bathke, General Manager at Warwick Seattle. “With VIP access to the exhibit and Warwick’s accommodations, the ‘Warwick King Tut Package’ makes sure you experience it in style.” 

“Tutankhamun: The Golden King and The Great Pharaohs” features more than 100 objects from King Tut’s tomb and ancient sites representing some of the most important rulers throughout 2,000 years of ancient Egyptian history. With more than twice the number of artifacts than the King Tut exhibit that toured in the 1970s, many of the jewelry, furniture and other priceless artifacts have never been seen in the United States before.

The “Warwick King Tut Package” starts at $239. To book, visit Warwick Seattle’s website at or call 800-426-9280 and ask for the rate code WKTUT. The package rate is based on double occupancy. Additional charges may apply if more than two adults occupy the room.

Warwick International Hotels was founded in 1980 with the purchase of Warwick New York, a hotel originally built by William Randolph Hearst for his Hollywood friends. The WIH Group now includes 50 prestigious Hotels, Resorts & Spas worldwide located in city centres and resort destinations in the United States, Caribbean, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, the South Pacific and Bali. More details are available at

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