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A hotel package for the soon-to-be-betrothed

For the first time this year, Miami-Dade's tourism bureau dedicated June to romance-related deals: weddings, honeymoons, babymoons (yes, they exist), anniversaries, etc. And now one Miami hotel has expanded that, creating a package for those who want to pop the question.

The Conrad Miami's Down-on-One-Knee package includes an overnight stay at the downtown Miami hotel; dinner for two with a special menu and wine pairing; a bottle of champagne with engraved glasses and chocolate-covered strawberries; breakfast delivered to the suite; transportation to the airport; a couples massage and, for the sake of comfort, a knee pillow.

The package is available through Dec. 22; rates start at $595.

For Delray Beach resident Nicholas Rodkin, the package was the perfect alternative to a costly and more time-consuming Caribbean vacation when he wanted to propose to his girlfriend, Brandi Dawkins. He came across the offer after his early research failed to turn up the perfect spot.

"I came across several restaurants and ideas but nothing grabbed me -- nothing was detailed enough to make me happy," he wrote in an account of the proposal. "Proposing is very nerve-racking for a guy."


After careful planning that involved crafting a believable reason for the trip, checking every last detail with hotel staffers and sending a CD with the couple's favorite song to the hotel so it could be on when they arrived in the room, Rodkin proposed on July 30.


Dawkins, of course, said yes.

Actually, Rodkin said, "She couldn't say it but she nodded yes...several times."


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Manuel Acosta

It is good to know that some hotels in Miami are doing this kind of initiatives for attracting tourist specially now that the economical situation is so bad. Businesses related to the Hotel and Travel Industry appreciate it.
Our industry hopes that also the Port of Miami and others Miami authorities take some actions to stimulate the tourism in our city.

toronto's loving couple

What better way to spend your free time than to relax and pamper yourself to a massage? And it would even be great if you can have it together with your darling for an affordable price.


This makes life easy for those nervous guys out there ready to "tie the knot". This package is sweet, thoughtful and I like the idea of the knee pillow. It is great to know that hotels in Miami are taking this initiative to implement themed package deals. This will increase tourism interest and the city of Miami will greatly benefit.


Thank you so much for sharing this information on a hotel package for miami. Do you know of any hotels packages in huntington beach? I am planning on going there this summer. Thank you for your help!

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