Black Friday-Cyber Monday deals at 16 hotels that put luxury within reach
By Mary Forgione
Nov 22, 2017 | 6:15 AM
Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales at luxury hotels can mean as much as half off room prices. Before you buy, make sure you check the price (are taxes and fees included?) and the sale terms (is it nonrefundable?).
Here are 16 hotel brands and resorts — and information on when to book to save big.
Viceroy resorts in Southern and Northern California and beyond will feature up to 40% off room prices in the tony brand’s Black Friday-Cyber Monday sale.
The deal: The Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills (9291 Burton Way) will take 40% off room prices, and the Viceroy Santa Monica (1819 Ocean Ave.) takes 30% off room prices. Free upgrades come with both offers. You can expect sale prices to start at $399 and $252 respectively.
When to travel: Now through Dec. 21, 2018, subject to availability
When to book: Email subscribers get a jump on the sale on Friday. For others, the sale starts 9 p.m. Pacific time Sunday and continues through Dec. 4. You’ll find the deals online at the brand’s website.
A slew of these stylish fashion-friendly hotels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico will have rooms on sale starting Thanksgiving Day.
The deal: 30% off room prices, 50% off suites in hotels and resorts. Good for rooms at The Cape in Cabo San Lucas and two in Playa del Carmen, the main hotel (92 rooms) and the Beach House (27 rooms), both in Mexico, as well as hotels in Seattle and New York City.
When to travel: Dec. 1 through Dec. 1, 2018, subject to availability, blackout days may apply
When to book: Thursday to Nov. 29, using the promotion code “CYBER.” Reserve at the website’s sale page.
Historic Hotels of America, Historic Hotels Worldwide
This string of hotels includes more than 50 resorts in the U.S. and in Europe. This sale is good for shoppers who want to stay in vintage digs where the hotel stay becomes part of an area’s cultural history.
The deal: up to 50% off rooms at places such as the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo. (starting at $200 a night); the Williamsburg Inn in historic Williamsburg, Va. (starting at $265 a night); and the Sagamore in New York’s Lake George area (starting at $174 a night).
When to travel: Check with the hotel; each has different travel periods for this deal.
When to book: Friday through Dec. 1, offer is based on availability. Go to the Historic Hotels website to access the sale.
Joie de Vivre Hotels
This boutique hotel brand with more than a dozen locations in California likes to tout its quirky vibe and affordability. With the upcoming sale, rooms become even more affordable.
When to book: Thursday through Nov. 29, using the promotion code “CYBER.” Book online at the brand’s website.
Other resort and hotel brands
Wyndham’s Black Friday-Cyber Monday deal takes up to 55% off rooms at its brands, which include Wyndham, Wyndham Grand and Wyndham Garden properties. Minimum two-night stay, offer is based on availability. Book the sale with promotion code “HCYB17” from Friday through Monday for stays through Sept. 30 at Wyndham’s website.
Omni Hotels & Resorts has an ongoing seasonal sale at more than 60 properties across the U.S. and two in Canada. You can snag a room for $149 in Palm Springs and $139 in San Diego from now through Tuesday for stays through Feb. 28. Book and preview the sale at Omni’s website.
Here are more hotels planning discounts for Black Friday-Cyber Monday shoppers.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale
This is a chance to experience the desert during the AAA five-diamond resort’s winter mode. The deal applies to December stays to experience the elaborate Christmas at the Princess festival, which brings light shows, a four-story musical tree, an ice rink and more.
The deal: Rooms start at $150 a night, VIP tickets to the festival and two free drinks at Kringle’s Cup
When to travel: Good for stays through Dec. 31
When to book: Friday through Monday, based on availability. Book online or call (866) 540-4495
The Wigwam, 300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park
The resort is located on more than 400 acres that was a cotton ranch operated by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. It opened to 24 guests in 1929 and has expanded to 331 rooms, with a golf course and the Red Door Salon & Spa.
The deal: 50% off best available rate, with prices as low as $99. Two-night minimum required.
When to travel: Good for stays through Jan. 28, based on availability.
When to book: Friday through Monday, online or call (623) 935-3811
L’Auberge del Mar, 1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar
The luxury hotel is about 90 minutes south of Los Angeles in coastal Del Mar. It sits on 5 acres with foot access to the beach.
The deal: 20% off best available rates plus a $20 daily food and beverage credit and single-time 15% discount on spa services. Daily resort fee is waived too.
When to travel: Now through June 30, based on availability; some blackout dates apply.
When to book: Friday through Monday using promotion code “DMCYBER” at the hotel’s website.
Monarch Beach Resort, 1 Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point
You can golf, then hit the spa or a fitness class on the beach at this AAA five-diamond resort overlooking the Pacific. Conde Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards placed this resort among the top 25 in Southern California.
The deal: 50% off stays
When to travel: Now through the end of 2018, with peak dates blacked out and subject to availability.
When to book: 6 a.m. Friday through 10 p.m. Monday (Pacific times), online or call (800) 722-1543
Paradise Point Resort & Spa, 1404 Vacation Road, San Diego
This 44-acre resort with 462 rooms and five swimming pools sits on Mission Bay close to downtown San Diego. It’s a kick-back place not far from the San Diego Zoo, Sea World and Balboa Park.
The deal: 35% off room prices
When to travel: Now through June, subject to availability. Blackout dates apply.
When to book: Thursday through Monday, online or call (844) 546-8938
Toll House Hotel, 140 South Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos
The boutique hotel near San Jose with 72 rooms sits at the foot of the Santa Cruz Mountains and on the edge of Silicon Valley.
The deal: 30% off best available rate.
When to travel: Now through Feb. 28, with some blackout dates and based on availability.
Rancho Bernardo Inn, 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, San Diego
Need a luxury stay to recuperate from Thanksgiving or get ready for the next holiday rush? Rancho Bernardo Inn south of Escondido is a AAA four-diamond resort that sits on 265 acres. It features 287 rooms, three swimming pools and a spa and wellness center.
The deal: 50% off best available rates, plus free parking and resort fees. Sale prices start at $89 a night.
When to travel: Saturday through March 31, subject to availability.
When to book: Wednesday to Nov. 29, online or by calling (844) 679-4690
Surf and Sand Resort, 1555 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach
The coastal resort, a sister property to Rancho Bernardo Inn, has 167 beachfront guestrooms, a spa and restaurant as well. This too made it into top 25 Southern California resorts in the 2017 Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards.
The deal: 50% off best available rates, plus free parking and resort fees. I checked online and found midweek rooms at Black Friday prices for $249.
When to travel: Saturday to March 31, subject to availability.
When to book: Friday through Monday, online or call (844) 679-4689
Veranda restaurant, Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, 3960 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Veranda serves up cuisine based on coastal Italian dishes. If you want to dine there in December, make a reservation on Black Friday and you’ll get 50% off your dinner tab.
The deal: Half off everything on the menu, except drinks. You may choose a la carte items (regularly $20 to $50) or the three-course Taste of Italy Menu (regularly $59).
When to travel: The offer is good for reservations in December, except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.
When to book: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday only by calling (702) 632-5121
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, 3000 Paradise Road
Westgate Resorts’ holiday sale is good at its Las Vegas hotel as well as resorts in Orlando, Fla.; Park City, Utah; and more than 20 other destinations. Good for those with families or on a budget who want to visit Vegas without busting their budget.
The deal: Discounts starting at $30 a night for the Las Vegas resort.
When to travel: Now through Dec. 17, 2018, based on availability.
When to book: 9:01 p.m. Pacific time Wednesday through Mondayat the resorts’ website.
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