December deals for big city breaks
By Sonia Esther Soltani
Sheraton New York Times Square (Sheraton)
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Exploring a big city with your kids during the holiday season gives the whole family plenty of opportunities to visit cultural and historical sites, shop till you drop, and enjoy walks in beautifully lit-up avenues. From New York to Chicago here is a selection of fabulous kid-friendly urban hotels that offer deals to make your family vacation that much cheaper.
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York City
Enjoy one of the best locations in the Big Apple, within walking distance of the exciting entertainment venues around Times Square at this four-star hotel that offers 40% savings through a great Travelzoo deal. The recently renovated Sheraton features a Club Lounge overlooking the city, a huge fitness center as well as free wifi for its guests. Prices start at $169 for stays in December and January. Book by Dec. 31, 2014.
Starwood hotels, Washington, DC
Westin Washington DC (The Westin)
As part of a large sale available on Travelzoo, four Starwood properties in downtown DC are available with up to 30% off regular rates. For instance rooms at the Westin Washington DC City Center, which is close to many cultural landmarks such as the Lincoln Memorial, start at $118 a night. Book by Dec.31, 2014 for stays through Jan. 31, 2015.
Verb in Boston (Verb)
This stylish hotel is extending its Massachusetts Resident Rate to other residents of the following northeast states, MA, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and New York, that can benefit from a 15% savings off the Verbâs best available rate. The retro, colorful decor and cheerful atmosphere will appeal to adults and kids alike. This hiptastic offer is valid through March 31, 2015.
Four Seasons Chicago (Four Seasons)
Ice cream and pizza at a luxury hotel, whatâs not to love? Treat your family to a stay at this superb property with the Letâs Get Away Package featuring a visit to the hotelâs ice cream man or pizza making with a chef. Also included in the offer are age-appropriate amenities and a $50 spa credit or overnight valet parking. Young children can access the fun Kidsâ Clubroom and check out the Toy Chest, while teens might get tempted to be pampered with tailored treatments. This on-going offer starts at $490 per night for a family with one child.
(MORE: Find more vacation deals and save on your next getaway with the family.)
CarRentals.com, around the US
Car rental (Flickr: Carsten Schertzer)
For other city breaks around the country, including Las Vegas, Houston, Orlando, and San Diego, take advantage of this Travelzoo offer with prices starting at $7.48 a day.
Sonia Esther Soltani contributed this to MiniTime.