October Travel Deals | Washingtonian (DC)
The historic Virginia Hotel is one block from Cape May Beach. Photo courtesy of Cape Resorts.
Or: Fairmont Washington, DC Georgetown, 2401 M St., NW; 202-429-2400.
What is the particularity: The hotel is located in Washington’s West End, a short walk from Georgetown. Guests can take advantage of the fitness center with hammam, sauna, whirlpool, indoor saltwater pool and many classes (yoga, spin, Pilates, barre, Zumba). At the new Courtyard Bar in the hotel’s courtyard garden, you can relax with a cocktail to the calming sound of the fountain. The hotel accepts pets. Rates start at $ 285 a night.
The agreement: The Washingtonian Bed & Breakfast package includes breakfast for two and 5% off the daily rate. Click here to book, using promotional code PWAS.
When: Valid for stays until February 28, 2022.
City of brotherly love
Or: Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, 117 South 17e St., Philadelphia; 215-563-5006.
What is the particularity: In the heart of the city center–near Old Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square, restaurants and shops, the Palomar is an Art Deco-inspired boutique hotel. It has 230 rooms and suites, a striking living room, daring works of art in public spaces, a restaurant and a fitness center. There is free coffee and tea service, newspapers, a yoga mat in every room, and a free hour of wine in the evening. Guests have access to free bikes and, for kids, custom-designed Micro Kickboard scooters and helmets. While in Philly, you can visit the Reading Terminal Market, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Rodin Museum, the Academy of Music, and the Mutter Museum. The hotel accepts pets.
The agreement: âValet & Vinoâ, an exclusivity Washingtonian package, includes luxury king accommodation, a bottle of red wine and evening valet parking. Rates start at $ 239 a night. To reserve, call 215-525-9430 and mention the offer.
When: Valid for stays until December 30, 2021, with a minimum of two nights.
Nostalgia by the sea
Or: Cape Resorts properties in Cape May, NJ, including the adults-only Virginia Hotel and family-friendly Red Cottage, 25 Jackson St., Cape May, NJ, 800-533-9414; as well as Congress Place Suites, 302 Washington St., Cape May, 844-499-9815.
What is the special: The Virginia Hotel is a restored 1879 historic building located one block from the beach. Guests enjoy a free continental breakfast each morning. The Private Red Cottage is a red and white Victorian Queen Anne built in 1899 and located on Cape May’s oldest street. Guests also receive a free continental breakfast at the Virginia hotel each morning. The Congress Place Suites is an apartment-style hotel located in the heart of historic Cape May. Each unit has a living room and full kitchen, perfect for family trips. Guests at the hotel’s restaurants can sample farm-to-table ingredients from Cape Resorts’ own 62-acre plum farm. Amenities for guests at all Cape Resorts properties include free activities at Beach Plum Farm (hiking, feeding, watercolors, bird watching) and access to golf carts and bicycles. While in Cape May, guests can of course stroll the beach or visit attractions such as wineries, a lighthouse, the Wildwood Naval Base Aviation Museum, Emlen Physick Estate, the Historic Village of Cold Spring, the Harriet Tubman Museum, the Jersey Shore Alpacas and the Washington Street Mall.
The agreement: The âFall into Cape Mayâ package includes luxury accommodations and a $ 25 credit per day. To reserve Congress Place Suites, call 855-290-8467. Rates at the Virginia Hotel start at $ 239 per night; Chalet rouge $ 169; Suite Place du CongrÃ¨s $ 249. Click here to book a fall getaway at the Virginia Hotel. Click here to book the Cottage Rouge.
When: Valid for stays during the week until November 17, 2021.
Portland East Coast
Or: Portland Harbor Hotel, 468 Fore Street, Portland, Maine; 207-775-9090.
What is the special: Rooms at this hotel feature a coastal design with local artwork, wood floors, and nautical accents. On each floor is a pantry nook with a Starbucks touchscreen machine and a seating area for enjoying complimentary coffee, tea, or seltzer water. There is a fitness center, outdoor dining area, outdoor fireplace, and free Wi-Fi. Guests can explore downtown Portland, take brewery tours, visit lighthouses, visit museums, or hike, bike or fish. The hotel accepts pets.
The agreement: The exclusive “202” of the hotel Washingtonian offers a rate of $ 202 per night on weekdays, a savings of over 35%. A garden view room costs an additional $ 20. To book, click here.
When: Valid for stays during the week until October.