Get ready, get set, SHOP! Or more precisely, shop for once-a-year travel deals, bargains, and great getaways. The only caveat: these are one-day only, Cyber Monday Travel Deals for families. Cyber Monday, for the uninitiated, is the first Monday after Thanksgiving, when online retailers roll out holiday specials for everyone who loves to click and save.
Georgette and I have rounded up the best of the best in travel for families across the United States — happy travels!
Pacifica Hotels, the largest owner and operator of boutique hotels on the Pacific Coast, celebrates Cyber Monday with its annual 24-hour sale offering the best discounts of the year on hotel stays up and down the California coast, including some of our favorite Playground getaways, like San Diego, Santa Monica, and Redondo Beach. Book early and fast to receive rates starting at under $100 per night in many of California’s most iconic beachside settings. The Deal: On November 27, from 12am – 11:59pm PST, Pacifica Hotels will offer 40% off rooms at 26 California hotels for stays November 27 through March 15, 2018. The offer is available exclusively online through Pacifica’s Hotel site. Use promo code CYBER to access rates and book.
LEGOLAND California Resort in beautiful Carlsbad has a great offer for families. The Deal: Get 30 percent off hotel rates at the LEGOLAND California Hotel and 50 percent off theme park rates at LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE Aquarium if you book between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
In San Diego, Paradise Point Resort & Spa, is a 44-acre island hotel in Mission Bay just minutes from downtown and next to SeaWorld. This SoCal resort and spa features California bungalow-style guest rooms amidst tropical gardens and a one-mile beach that encircles the island. The Deal: 35% off select room types available for stays through June (Blackout dates may apply). Pro tip: follow Paradise Point on Facebook for early access to the sale on Thanksgiving Day.
Located in Denver’s Museum District, the ART, a hotel, provides easy access to some of Playground’s favorite Denver spots for families, such as the History Colorado Museum. The Deal: Book the Mile-High Monday package on Cyber Monday (11/27) and save up to 60% on the hotel’s luxury suites at $252.80 for all suites (the package includes delicious in-room treats).
The historic Broadmoor (circa 1918) in Colorado Springs is a perfect fit for families, with a sprawling resort location right next to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (a favorite of Melissa’s family). The Deal: Book on Cyber Monday to receive up to 50% off lowest available rates (prices will be approximately $200). Offer valid for stays through April 30, 2018
Halcyon, a hotel in Cherry Creek, a swanky Denver neighborhood, is right in the heart of some of north Denver’s best shopping and dining. The Deal: Book between Thursday, November 23 and Tuesday, November 28 and receive 40% off best available rate for stays through February 28, 2018.
River Run in Keystone is where families will find mountain condos–along with shopping, dining, and family friendly activities (Melissa’s family loves the fondue restaurant at the top of the mountain, too) in one of the best ski areas near Denver, with lots of family perks. The Deal: Up to 50% off Best Available Rate when you book between 11/22 – 11/28 online here. Kids Ski and Play Free by simply staying two nights (or more) with perks such as free night of arrival lift tickets for night skiing, free Ice Skating admission & 20% off skate rentals, free fitness, tennis, and yoga classes.
DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge in Breckenridge, CO is situated across the street from Peak 9 of the world-renowned Breckenridge Ski Resort. The hotel offers spectacular Rocky Mountain Views perfect for families looking for an adventurous spring break. With onsite ski/snowboard rentals, ski school with onsite pick up, ski valet and easy access to more fun activities including ice skating, sleigh rides, shopping, and gold mine tours. The Deal: Up to 40% off and rates with rates as low as $149 for Standard Room.
The Don CeSar, a historic hotel on the Gulf Coast’s St. Pete Beach, is a classic for enjoying the warm western coast of Florida, always a family favorite. The Deal: On Cyber Monday receive up to 45% off lowest available rates (from $190 a night),valid for stays through December 31, 2018.
Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, the largest full-service beachfront resort hotel on Northwest Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast, is offering 25 percent off the best available rate for overnight stays between 11/27/11 through 2/28/18. The Deal: The offer is bookable on Cyber Monday (Nov. 27) only by calling (844) 567-3240. Use code CM.
At Plantation on Crystal River, a hidden gem on Florida’s Nature Coast and one of the only places in North America where you can legally swim and interact with West Indian Manatees, guests will receive up to 18% off the one-night Swim with the Manatees package. Starting at just $274 for two guests, the package includes overnight accommodations in a garden view room, manatee snorkeling tour for two from the Plantation Adventure Center with all equipment provided (mask, snorkel and wetsuit), breakfast for two at West 82° Bar & Grill and welcome bag with plush manatee toy, fun facts and manatee interaction guidelines. The Deal: The package is only available to be booked between Black Friday (Nov. 24) and Cyber Monday (Nov. 27) and is valid the month of January 2017. To book the reservation, call (800) 632-6262.
The Charles Hotel in Cambridge, MA is the smart place to stay, located in the heart of Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA and home to the iconic Henrietta’s Table and the new Benedetto, as well as the Regattabar Jazz Club and intimate cocktail lounge, Noir. The Deal: Receive 50% off select dates between Nov. 27-March 31, 2018 when you book between 11am-12pm EST online only on Monday, Nov. 27. Original rates starting at $359. Valid for travel Nov. 27-March 31, 2018.
You can stay at Boston’s urban luxe Hotel Commonwealth, conveniently located near more than 100 colleges and universities, for only $100/night (reflects more than a 50% savings). The Deal: Sale begins at 10am on November 27 and will conclude after 100 minutes, so don’t be late! Valid on stays within the next 100 days (through March 7, 2018). Limitations and blackout dates apply. To book, enter offer code “Score100” or call 866.784.4000.
The Asbury mashes up Asbury Park’s Victorian-era history, rock-n-roll grit and casual beachfront vibe down the Jersey Shore. The Deal: Book a stay between Black Friday and December 1 and get 50 percent off nightly rates, use code CYBERSTAY.
Stay at either Gurney’s Resort depending on your fancy and plan a getaway this season at either the Hamptons hotspot Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa or the newest harbour hotspot, Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina – the second resort for the brand, which is steadily expanding and becoming synonymous with classic coastal destinations. The Deal: 30% off all rooms at either property when booked between November 22-27, 2017. On Cyber Monday, November 27, receive 50% off private oceanfront cottages (Montauk) and suites (Newport).Valid for travel from November 28, 2017 through April 30, 2018. Based on availability, blackout dates apply.
The Sagamore (circa 1883) in Bolton Landing, New York sits right on shimmering Lake George on its own island and has been a family favorite for generations. The Deal: Receive up to 50% off lowest available rates. Offer valid for stays through June 21, 2018. Rates from $174 per night.
Following a four-year, $30 million restoration, the Adirondacks’ iconic Hotel Saranac will reopen in late-2017. To celebrate turning 90 years old, Hotel Saranac is offering a $90 credit per stay valid for stays January 8 – May 31, 2018. The Deal: Must be booked on Nov. 27 from 12 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. and rates start at $129/night. The credit can be used at Hotel Saranac’s Ampersand Salon & Spa, food & beverage venues, and retail shops, and a portion of the credit can also be used toward the nightly rate. Online reservations only, deal is subject to availability and blackout dates may apply. Full deposit required at time of booking, non-refundable, non-cancellable, non-transferable.
From polished midtown luxury to chic downtown style, Triumph Hotels is a collection of seven Manhattan hotels offering a distinct take on the city experience. The Iroquois New York, Hotel Edison, Hotel Chandler, Hotel Belleclaire, The Frederick, The Evelyn, and Washington Jefferson showcase history, architecture, design, and service in notable neighborhoods. The Deal: Up to 40% off rates on bookings made November 22-28, 2017. +$50 cash card (Amex) per stay for premium rooms or above. +$100 cash card (Amex) per stay for suites. Valid for travel from November 22, 2017 through the end of 2018. Based on availability; blackout dates apply. Complimentary Wi-Fi and late checkout upon availability.
Guests interested in visiting the HarbourView Inn, Charleston’s only waterfront hotel in the Historic District, can book a discounted stay on Cyber Monday (Melissa has stayed here and loved the quiet location right on the water and the great service). The Deal: Available to book for a 72-hour window, rooms complete with an array of complimentary daily amenities and a private outdoor rooftop flanked by views of the Charleston harbor are reduced by 25% for travel now through 2018 (blackout dates apply).
Enjoy complimentary continental breakfast on the rooftop terrace of the Andrew Pinckney Inn, overlooking historic downtown Charleston. Enjoy the comfort of this boutique hotel for 35% off when you book on Cyber Monday. The Deal: Get 35% off stays during 11/27/17- 2/15/18 and 25% off for stays during 2/16/18-12/31/18 (blackout dates apply).
Old-world charm meets authentic southern hospitality at French Quarter Inn, located in the heart of the Historic District. The Deal: Book a stay during the hotel’s 72-hour Cyber Monday sale and get 20% off for stays between 11/27/17 – 3/16/18 (bookings are non-cancelable and non-refundable).
A charming 87-room boutique hotel in the picturesque village of Manchester, VT, Kimpton Taconic is offering an exclusive Cyber Monday special for just 112 minutes and 7 seconds. The Deal: On November 27th from 11:27 am until 1:19 pm, Cyber Monday shoppers can book a special Buy One Get One Free deal. When guests book a deluxe room at the special $201.50 rate (a nod to the hotel’s opening year, 2015), they will receive the second night free, for stays from November 17, 2017 through April 30, 2018. Book online or by calling 866-518-8465. No booking code is necessary, the deal is subject to availability and blackout dates may apply.
Set in the heart of Woodstock, Vermont and surrounded by The Green Mountains, The Woodstock Inn & Resort offers families round-the-clock activities throughout all four seasons. The Deal: The 24-hour Cyber Monday sale includes guest room rates starting at $169, Bed & Breakfast package starting at $189, and up to 50% off standard rates on stays through June 28, 2018.
If you’re considering taking the family to Colonial Williamsburg, add the historic Williamsburg Inn to the top of your travel list. The Deal: Receive up to 30% off lowest available rates. Offer valid for stays through March 15, 2018. Rates from $265 per night.
With an established reputation as Washington, DC’s most discerning hotel, just blocks from the White House and historic DC landmarks, The Jefferson is a 99-room luxury boutique hotel. The Deal: Receive up to 40% off lowest available rates. Offer valid for stays through January 31, 2018. Rates from $215 per night.
Nestled among world-class boutiques, unrivaled dining and iconic monuments, The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C. is perfectly situated in Dupont Circle, one of Washington’s most vibrant neighborhoods. The Deal: Receive up to 30% off lowest available rates. Offer valid for stays through March 31, 2018. Rates from $99 per night.
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