Friday, December 5, 2008

New England: Green Hotel Getaway

Are you looking to get away from the hectic city life and relax this winter season? I have just the green spot for you, the Eco-conscious traveler. Whether you would travel by plane or take a short two hour drive from Boston, this Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, is an emerging jewel. Recently renovated and ranked as one of the Top Ten Green Hotels in the U.S. by Forbes Traveler, this unique spot is affordable this season thanks to their great special going on now if you book by December 15th (check it out here at Travelzoo).

Their website boasts about the green design and service features of this cozy hot spot:
  • The first and only Hotel in Maine to heat with Biofuel
  • The first hotel in Maine to be Carbon Neutral
  • The first in Maine to offer carbon offsets to guests for travel with Carbonfreemeetings™ and Carbonfreevacations™
  • 5 acres of indigenous gardens certified as a Wildlife Habitat
  • Air to air heat exchangers added with our 2008 renovation
  • First hotel in New England to have dual flush toilets
  • Solar heating and salt/chlorine system for the pool
  • Recycled rubber floors in the cardio room
  • Working with LEED consultant on spa addition
  • Low VOC paints, wall covering and sealants in spa
  • Recycled sheetrock and metal studs in spa
  • 22 nesting boxes and 6 bird feeders
  • Recycling bins in rooms & function spaces
  • Sheet and towel programs
  • CFL’s and LED light, lights on timers
  • Green Seal cleaning products for a healthy environment

1 comment:

enciklopediya said...

Мне очень понравилось...