Who says Black Friday is just for eager mall shoppers? From now through Cyber Monday, hot hotels are offering up loads of deals and steals for the travel-minded shopper. Here are 31 of them that we’re excited about.
Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Black Friday comes early to this Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Santa Barbara resort. The pre-Black Friday sale is live now, so head to the site to book a room at 30 percent off weekends and 40 percent off weekdays for stays on dates in 2016. In addition to the reasonable room rates, ShopOjai.com also has 15 percent off candles, lotions and all of its other items through Monday.
Über-luxurious, big-city getaways just got a little more tempting: Five-Stars The Peninsula New York and The Peninsula Chicago will give you up to 30 percent off room rates during their Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales (be sure to use the codes “NYCYBER” or “CHCYBER,” respectively, when booking). Both of these properties, plus Five-Star The Peninsula Beverly Hills, will take up to 25 percent off some treatments at their impressive spas as well.
Seven Stars Resort
Don’t wait to book that trip to the Caribbean you’ve been dreaming about because this Turks and Caicos luxury resort has a promotion you can’t afford to miss. Between Friday and Monday, Seven Stars will slash 50 percent off all rooms for travel from April 16 through August 12, 2016.
Visit the Outer Banks in luxuriousness (and at a discount) when you stay at this coastal Four-Star resort. On both Black Friday and Cyber Monday, receive 25 percent off all rooms for stays through April 30. Or go big and book a four-night escape between May 1 and October 31 and secure that same 25 percent discount.
Tortuga Bay Hotel
Get your finger ready to speed dial this posh, 30-suite Dominican Republic resort. On Monday at 10 a.m., the first 10 guests who call (1-888-442-2262) will receive a rate of $100 a night for a Junior Suite (it normally runs around $1,000 a night, so it’s 90 percent off). The rate will be valid for three nights; additional evenings will have a $300 discount.
Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
Puerto Rico is calling! The old grand dame of San Juan offers a 50 percent savings on its ultra-luxe suites with travel dates available almost any time during 2016. Just book online starting at midnight on Monday.
If you want to explore Hamptons hot spot Montauk, a visit to this beachside resort is mandatory. Take advantage of its Cyber Monday special, which is a misnomer; book between Thursday and Monday and snag 30 percent off of all rates for stays between December 2 and April 30. But it does have an irresistible Monday-only offer: Nab 50 percent off of a private oceanfront cottage if you reserve between 1 and 2 p.m.
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
This waterfront, Mediterranean-style resort just south of Palm Beach is actually welcoming you to stay through the holiday weekend at a discounted rate (from $399 a night with free valet parking, too). There’s a slew of Thanksgiving-related activities to join in on, from a leftovers cooking class to a superhero-themed carnival for kids.
Starwood couldn’t wait until the holidays to gift you with a Cyber Monday deal, its best sale of the year. Book through December 6 to save up to 25 percent off of stays at wanderlust-inspiring spots like the pink-drenched Royal Hawaiian in Oahu; the paradise that is The St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai; private island retreat Sunset Key Cottages in the Florida Keys; golf and foodie getaway The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge in Charlotte; or Mexican beachfront oasis The St. Regis Punta Mita. Tip: SPG members get an additional 5 percent off.
When it comes to options, this Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star icon believes in providing many of them. But if you thought that philosophy only applied to room types or outdoor activities around the Colorado Springs campus, take a gander at the Cyber Monday promotions — 50 percent off rack rates for stays from January 1 to March 31; 15 percent off select Cloud Camp and The Fishing Camp dates; and 10 percent off at The Broadmoor’s online store.
The Jefferson, Washington, DC
Whether you head to D.C. for business or pleasure, this Four-Star boutique hotel is an alluring option. Not only does the Thomas Jefferson-inspired hotel feature custom-built replicas of furniture from Monticello, it’s home to Five-Star restaurant Plume. Snap up its Cyber Monday deal for 20 percent off the best available room rates (for stays through February 29).
The Somerset on Grace Bay
Get a major head start on Black Friday by booking the deal at this Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Turks and Caicos beachside resort Wednesday through Monday. You can save 35 percent on daily room rates in a villa during — get this — peak travel season, January 3 to February 29. It’s a steal.
The Chase Park Plaza
St. Louis annually finds itself near the top of lists for the best sports cities in America. See what all the fuss is about this winter when the NHL Central Division-leading St. Louis Blues take on all comers in the raucous Scottrade Center. About eight minutes away from that venue is The Chase Park Plaza. If you’re a fan of saving a few dollars, score a room (for stays through March 27) during the hotel’s 30-percent-off sale and you’ll be cheering from your seat.
Rosewood Little Dix Bay
If the beautiful British Virgin Islands are still on your bucket list, take advantage of this high-end resort’s deal. (One of the new Tree House Suites with wrap-around terraces is a smart choice.) Opt for the More Rosewood offer and get a free night — the minimum is a three-night stay.
We love that Trump is giving us 30 percent off of all of its utterly chic hotel suites from Black Friday through December 1. The hard part is narrowing down your selection. First there are the Five-Star New York, Chicago and Waikiki outposts. Then there’s the Soho location with its top-notch spa, the hot Miami beachfront property and the Panama hotel with its stunning five pools on a 13th-floor deck. An added incentive to book a stay is that Trump will donate $10 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to help kids with cancer or other life-threatening diseases in honor of Giving Tuesday.
Shop early for a stay at this Four-Star New York City hotel. Its Cyber Monday sale is already in effect, granting you 20 to 30 percent off of prices. The boutique gem is known for its arts offerings (from art salons to exhibitions) and contemporary rooms with snooze-inducing Duxiana beds.
The Fairfax at Embassy Row
If you’ve been putting off the visit to the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial or have a Georgetown campus tour coming up in the spring, this D.C. hotel’s holiday special of 30 percent off advertised rates could not be happening at a better time. Score amazing deals at the grand, 239-room property Friday to Monday for stays through March 27, 2016.
Red Mountain Resort
Outdoor adventure can be yours if you book this St. George, Utah resort’s Essential Retreat package for stays between December 1 and March 17 — just use the code “2FREE” when reserving and you’ll get two nights free with the purchase of five. The package also includes lots of perks, like three daily meals, unlimited fitness classes and guided morning hikes.
JW Marriott Chicago and JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
On both Black Friday and Cyber Monday, JW Marriott Chicago will offer 25 percent off of advance room purchases, plus it’ll give out $25 vouchers to be used at the new spa downstairs. Over at Scottsdale’s JW Marriott, you can book rooms for $99 a night this weekend for stays between December 11 and January 18. Use the code “444” when booking.