New Hotel for Merkurs at Carlisle 2007

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New Hotel for Merkurs at Carlisle 2007

Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Tue Oct 24, 2006 9:39 am

After three years of mixed reviews at the Hotel Carlisle, we decided it’s time for a change in 2007. For those of you that have been around the Merkur scene for a number of years, we will be returning to the property we last stayed at in 1999, the Holiday Inn located in Mechanicsburg (www.hiharrisburgwest.com). All 219 rooms at this hotel have recently been renovated and all rooms have hi-speed internet access. Most importantly (for many of us), the parking lot area at this hotel is regarding by most as being the “bestâ€Â
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Post by John Brennan » Tue Oct 24, 2006 10:28 am

Good show, Brad-- thanks. I've been curious about this place-- hope it makes everyone happy and that we all have a good time. 8)
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Tue Oct 24, 2006 10:35 am

Thanks John. I've been trying to get back to the HI for the past two years, but room availability and pricing have been the deal breakers. It was a more difficult negotiation than I've experienced with the two previous properties, but eventually I got what we need. :thumb
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Post by xrian » Tue Oct 24, 2006 1:31 pm

That is GREAT news!!!
Of all the places we have stayed at, this one was my favorite. I have many fond memories there and have some terrific pictures of Merkurs in the early morning sunrise.
All I can say is.....'bout time!!!
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Post by merkurdriver » Tue Oct 24, 2006 4:32 pm

Nice work Brad! Cannot wait to go back to the Holiday Inn.

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Wed Oct 25, 2006 12:43 pm

xrian wrote:I have many fond memories there and have some terrific pictures of Merkurs in the early morning sunrise.
Good memory Ian! Indeed the parking area in back opens up to a perfect eastern exposure to watch the sun rise! 8)

I can't stress enough... Make your reservation early. Do it now and be done with it! It is entirely likely that our block of rooms and the entire hotel will be sold out well in advance. I'm tired of people crying on my shoulder, wondering why they can't make a reservation 5 days before the show! :roll:
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Post by xrian » Wed Oct 25, 2006 6:36 pm

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Post by xr4man » Fri Oct 27, 2006 3:16 pm

cool deal, thanks brad. i'll have to try and remember to make reservations this weekend.

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Post by mhamilton » Fri Oct 27, 2006 6:28 pm

Should I or not...

My brother will be living in Carlisle by then. Shall I stay at the HI anywho?
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon Oct 30, 2006 1:15 pm

mhamilton wrote:Should I or not...

My brother will be living in Carlisle by then. Shall I stay at the HI anywho?
Hmmm, an interesting dilema Mark.... To me, Carlisle isn't Carlisle unless I hang out in the parking lot until all hours of the night, finally trudging off to my room at oh-dark-thirty.

Maybe if your brother lived across the street from the hotel, it would be okay ...but that would mean he lives in a truck-stop ....wait, no it wouldn't, we're not staying THERE this year! :D

Tell him he needs to buy a house in Mechanicsburg ...preferably within walking distance of the Holiday Inn. :wink:
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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Thu Dec 14, 2006 8:34 pm

So have you all made your hotel reservations yet? :poke
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Post by Rob MacDonald » Tue Jan 16, 2007 10:29 pm

Brad...........

Thanks for making THE hotel arrangements Plus the easy online registration!!

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:34 pm

Thanks Rob. Rooms are filling up, so for the rest of you, don't delay!

Found some more of Paul West's pics from the parking lot in '99 - just click below and pick out your favorite spot now! :lol:

http://www.merkurclub.com/carlisle_99/hotel.htm
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Post by jasonty » Wed Feb 07, 2007 2:22 pm

i believe that is my red 88 :lol:
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Post by jasonty » Wed Feb 07, 2007 2:23 pm

Confirmed. :!:
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