SPECIAL OFFER: HALF-PRICE HOTEL BREAKS

The Independent/Independent on Sunday have joined forces with Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts to offer readers a fabulous weekend promotion. Numerous hotels in the UK and Europe are participating, offering four and five star accommodation from as little as pounds 69.50 per double room, per night inclusive of breakfast and tax.

CHOOSE YOUR HOTEL

The Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts special offer is available at 11 hotels in a fantastic choice of locations: London, Edinburgh,

Hamburg, Munich, Athens, Stuttgart, Frankfurt and Brussels. Each of the participating hotels is perfectly located for the city's shopping areas, tourist attractions, theatres, galleries, parks and other places of interest. This amazing two for one deal offers savings of fifty per cent off the hotels' weekend rates and is available exclusively to Independent readers until 30 May 1999.

TO BOOK YOUR HOTEL:

Simply call Inter-Continental's Central Reservations Office on 0181 847 2277 and quote the Independent Hotel Promotion. Then send two tokens from the five that will appear in The Independent and The Independent on Sunday between 1 April 1999 and 5 April 1999 (inclusive). To validate your offer, please send the tokens with the completed application form to The Independent Inter- Continental Offer, Public Relations Dept., Hotel Inter-Continental London, 1 Hamilton Place, Hyde Park Corner, London, W1V 0QY.

WHAT YOUR HOTEL OFFER INCLUDES:

The special rates are available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights only. To qualify you must stay a minimum of two nights. Rates quoted are per double room per night, and include full breakfast and, all taxes and service charges. Each hotel offers the very highest level of service and facilities including superb accommodation, great restaurants and bars, 24 hour room service, laundry and dry cleaning, in-room satellite TV with movies, radio, minibar and direct dial telephone. Some also have health clubs and fitness centres. All offer the friendly, efficient service that you would expect from the world's most global hotel company.

The full list of participating hotels will appear on Monday 5 April 1999

EDINBURGH

George Inter-Continental

Rate: pounds 75 per double room per night.

In the city centre, close to Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the entertainment area and other attractions.

HAMBURG

Hotel Inter-Continental

Rate: DM 147.50 per double room per night. Overlooking the Outer-Alster Lake, walking distance to the city centre, fairgrounds and congress centre. Facilities include a rooftop restaurant and indoor swimming pool.

MUNICH

Forum Hotel

Rate: DM 130 per double room per night. Modern hotel in the city centre, near the River Isar and famous Deutsches Museum. The subway station is within the same building complex with direct access to the main tourist and shopping areas.

ATHENS

Athenaeum Inter-Continental

Rate: US $94.50 per double room per night. Centrally located in the heart of the business district, with a spectacular view of the Acropolis.

APPLICATION FORM (INCLUDE 2 TOKENS)

Name

Address

Postcode

Booking Ref: No.

SEND TO: The Independent Inter-Continental Offer, Public Relations Dept., Hotel Inter-Continental London, 1 Hamilton Place, Hyde Park Corner, London, W1V 0QY

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Terms and Conditions:

1. The special rates quoted are only available until the end of May 1999 with a minimum two night stay. 2. All reservations are subject to availability. 3. Rates are payable in local currency and do not include travel. 4. No photocopied tokens. 5. This offer may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion. 6. Promoter: Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts.

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