Hotels woo 'Fifty Shades' film fans for Valentine's Day -- or whenever

Hotels woo 'Fifty Shades' film fans for Valentine's Day -- or whenever
The 50 Shades of Gin is a $12 cocktail served at the Heathman Restaurant & Bar in Portland, Ore. (Heathman Restaurant & Bar)

Valentine's Day weekend could be a perfect storm of love and lust as the  Feb. 13 U.S. opening of the film version of "Fifty Shades of Grey" collides with Cupid's favorite day.

Hotels in the Pacific Northwest, where the erotic love affair is set, offer travelers enticements to create their own "Fifty Shades" tryst.


Here are three offers that work for your Valentine or someone you haven't even met yet.

$7,500 for two, plus tax: In the book, Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey have their first rendezvous at the historic Heathman Hotel in Portland, Ore. The hotel's Fifty Shades of Oregon is an indulgent seven-day getaway.

It features two nights in a suite at the Heathman with $500 spending money and a luxury town car; two nights in Cannon Beach at the Stephanie Inn for a beach bonfire, s'mores and a couples massage; and two nights in the 1937-era Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood where chocolates, Champagne and a private snowcat ride await.

Also, the Heathman Restaurant & Bar has mixed up a special 50 Shades of Gin cocktail made with pomegranate juice and a fresh lemon elixir. Little handcuffs are clipped to the martini glass.

Info: Heathman's Fifty Shades of Oregon, (503) 241-4100

$14,169 a night, plus tax: The Edgewater Hotel in Seattle -- another key setting in the book -- pulls out all the stops for its No Grey Area package.

It includes a stay in a waterside room that comes with a helicopter tour of Seattle, use of an Audi R8 Spyder for a day, a bottle of Champagne in your room, aphrodisiacs from the hotel's Six Seven Restaurant and other extras. It's available through Feb. 28.

Info: Edgewater Hotel, (800) 624-0670

$214 a night and up: Who could resist a map that shows all the "Fifty Shades" landmarks in the trilogy? The Hyatt Olive 8 Seattle offers the self-guided tour as well as cocktails such as the Naughty Totti and appetizers of choice from the hotel's Urbane restaurant.

Chocolate truffles and free valet parking round out the offer.

Info: Hyatt's Grey Shades of Olive 8, (206) 695-1234.