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Savings on Banquet Bookings Also Available for Preview Parties and Receptions

CLEVELAND, Ohio – February 19, 2017 – Fans and participants attending the 42nd annual Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) can enjoy a luxury stay and preferred overnight rate at The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland – all while enjoying walkable indoor access to festival events. The downtown hotel recently unveiled a stunning transformation of its guest rooms, public spaces, restaurant and fitness offerings, and it conveniently adjoins Tower City Center, home to the main stage for CIFF.

For the ultimate VIP movie-going experience, The Ritz-Carlton Film Fest Fan Package is priced from $389 USD per night and is valid between April 4 and April 15, 2018. Based on availability, the package includes:

 -Deluxe overnight accommodations
 -Two film festival vouchers redeemable for two tickets at the CIFF box office
 -Film-themed amenity
 -CIFF 42 poster and program
 -High-speed in-room Internet access
 -Hotel valet parking

As further enticement, film aficionados can enjoy event-themed menus and cocktails at The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland’s new TURN Bar + Restaurant. Throughout the film fest, TURN will present an optional express dining menu of “Embrace Your Curiosity” local and international comfort foods, perfect for those in a rush to get to screenings. This year’s express menu features flavorful braised beef tacos, spiced chicken makhani, fish and chips, vegetarian sabich pita and pho with beef and rice noodles.

Additionally, and especially for those hosting parties during the event, the hotel’s Private Event Offer will provide a 10 percent savings on banquet food and beverage, along with double Ritz-Carlton Rewards points, throughout the dates of the 2018 Cleveland International Film Festival. The offer is ideal for groups, studios and producers wishing to host receptions or hospitality gatherings in close proximity to Festival screening locations.

To reserve the Film Fest Fan Package, please call (216) 623-1300 or (800) 241-3333 or visit To reserve a dining experience in TURN, please call (216) 902-5255. To book an event reception and enjoy savings with the Private Event Offer, please call (216) 902-5252.