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Late Summer and Labor Day Tips for Choosing a Destination.

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

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1. Orlando Hotel room rates are affordable during the month of August. Stay at a variety of Downtown Disney hotels such as the Royal Plaza and the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Hotel from $75 a night. Many hotels drop rates mid to late August.

2. Top destinations for late summer and Labor Day are Orlando, Las Vegas, Chicago, San Diego, San Francisco, Myrtle Beach, Atlantic City, Reno/Tahoe, Miami and Washington DC. Book early for the best hotel deals in these markets.

3. Las Vegas hotel deals are hard to beat in August – the best deals can be found Sunday thru
Thursday. Strip hotels such as the Stratosphere offer rates from $39 a night.

4.  Labor Day hotel room rates are higher for Saturday and Sunday night during Labor Day
weekend – but drop way down on Monday night – stay Monday and get a great deal in
most markets.

5. Myrtle Beach has high demand all summer but rates drop at most
hotels in late August.

6. There are many bargains on hotels in New York City such as the Travel Inn for $175/night
on Getaroom.com for many summer dates, rates at this property include free parking and an outdoor pool.

7.  Stay with the stars in South Beach – many bargains to choose from all summer
long at Miami hotels such as the Hotel Chelsea – at getaroom.com from $78 including free airport shuttle, free wifi, free happy hour and more.

8.   Most San Francisco hotels offer lower rates for Labor Day weekend –
enjoy the cable cars and Fisherman’s Wharf and get a great deal.

9. Thousands of hotels offer lower rates all summer through Getaroom.com’s
Unpublished Rate program – just pick up the phone and call 1-800-HOTELS8,
ask for the Unpublished Rate and save 10-30% off the lowest online
rate.

10.  Why visit many sites to shop – do it all with one visit to kayak.com to check airfares, car rental rates, hotels and more.

Three Great Hotels for a Labor Day Weekend Getaway

Friday, August 20th, 2010

If you have yet to plan your Labor Day weekend getaway, there is still time to lock in great savings on hotel rooms in the country’s most sought-after destinations. Among them are the 3 hand-picked properties listed below, all of which enjoy an enviable location near key city attractions. Depending on your choice destination, moreover, you could just be within walking distance of a Labor Day parade, festival or other local event. Whether you’re headed to the East Coast, West Coast or Midwest this Labor Day weekend, there are scads of Labor Day hotel deals for the taking. There’s nothing like the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’ll be able to kick back and enjoy a wonderful vacation without having to stretch your budget thin!

1. New YorkWarwick Hotel New York

warwick hotel new yorkIf you’re scouring the internet for affordable New York hotels, the Warwick Hotel New York ought to be high on your list. It is centrally located in midtown Manhattan, across the street from the Museum of Modern Art and within four blocks of Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue shopping, Broadway and Carnegie Hall. Built in 1926 by William Randolph Hearst for his partner, Marion Davies, the Warwick Hotel has been a magnet for celebrities like The Beatles, Elvis Presley and Cary Grant, who made the historic property his home for 12 years. What is it that makes the hotel such a draw? Maybe it’s the tastefully appointed rooms and suites, the hard-to-beat Mediterranean cuisine at the Murals on 54 restaurant, or Rudolph’s Bar & Lounge, which was carefully designed to resemble a cozy living room. Also featuring a fitness center and function rooms for special events, The Warwick offers plenty to keep you entertained before and after you explore the myriad attractions NYC has to offer.

2. ChicagoHotel Blake

The Hotel Blake Chicago is ideally located in the heart of Chicago’s downtown financial and business district, near the Art hotel blakeInstitute, Shedd Aquarium, Millennium Park, Chicago Board of Trade and Sears Tower. Melt away your daily worries with an in-room spa treatment before indulging the taste buds at Custom House Tavern. If you’re into jazz, there’s no better place to be this Labor Day weekend as the Windy City will host the 32nd Annual Chicago Jazz Festival. The city’s longest running lakefront music festival, this year’s event will run from September 2 through September 5 and will feature such notable performers as Nicole Mitchell, Rene Marie and Brad Mehldau.  (And best of all, it’s free.) In case you’d rather pass on jazz, you’ll find a wealth of shops and restaurants along Chicago’s vibrant Magnificent Mile just blocks away.

3. Los AngelesFour Points Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport

four points sheraton laxThere will be no shortage of fun-filled events in the City of Angels throughout Labor Day weekend this year. Die-hard baseball aficionados can watch the Los Angeles Dodgers host the division rival San Francisco Giants September 3 through September 5 at Dodger Stadium. Travelers can head to The Fairplex in Pomona for the Los Angeles County Fair (September 4 – October 3), which will feature rides, live music and entertainment, and plenty of great food. Even if you don’t call yourself a foodie, you can get it on the first annual Taste of Beverly Hills food and wine festival. Scheduled for Thursday through Sunday of Labor Day Weekend, the event will showcase cooking demonstrations from top chefs, competitions, cocktail tastings, and live music performances. And if you’re in search of a hotel that lies in the heart of it all, Four Points Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport makes a great choice. The property offers a well-equipped fitness center, a swimming pool, four cabanas and complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport.

What better way to kiss the summer goodbye than with a last-minute escape to one of these Labor Day hot spots?