Time may be running out on summer, but those looking to squeeze in a last-minute getaway are in luck: a number of properties across the country are cutting rates for August and September stays, and some are even throwing in additional extras. From resorts and hotels coast to coast, we’re giving you a taste of what’s on tap:
The Osthoff Resort
Whether you’re looking to brush up on your fishing skills or hoping to conquer canoeing or kayaking, water sports abound at this lakeside Wisconsin retreat. The resort’s woodland rooms are specially priced at $179 on August 10-11, 17-18, 23-26, and 30-31 — a nice drop from September’s pricing of $255 per night. We suggest taking that money you save and treating yourself to the onsite Lola’s on the Lake restaurant, where al fresco dining provides a view of Elkhart Lake. Use promotional code SUMMER.
The Celebrate the Summer promotion, available at 34 Marriott properties across 10 states, gives the season a proper sendoff. Valid for stays through September 30 at JW Marriott, Autograph Collection, Renaissance, Marriott, and Gaylord hotels, the special includes a nightly resort credit of $25, $50, $75, or $100, depending on the property. Use promotional code SUM and book by September 7. Here, just a sampling of what you can book:
From $189/night + $100 credit: JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort and Spa (Arizona)
Prepare for gorgeous mountains and valley views from this desert resort. The lowest rate we found here during the promotion is $189 per night, available in an oversized deluxe casita room on the nights of August 9-20 and 26-31, plus September 1-3. Standard rates are from $159 that same period, but the $30 markup is worth getting that nightly credit.
$129/night + $75 resort credit: Turnberry Isle Miami, Autograph Collection (Florida)
Each guestroom at this Aventura outpost offers a view of the resort or golf course. Stay in a Turnberry golf view room with a king bed August 17-31 and anytime in September (with the exception of September 5) to scoop up the lowest rate of $219. While standard rates are from $189 during this time, the Celebrate the Summer rate — which stays a consistent $219 throughout the promotion — becomes a better deal when regular rates push up to $229 per night on September 15, 17, 22, 29, and 30.
$179/night + $100 resort credit: Renaissance Esmeralda Indian Wells Resort and Spa (California)
Located at the foothills of the Coachella Valley in Palm Springs, this property is the stuff of desert resort dreams. Guestrooms with a resort view and one king or two queen beds are going for $179 per night August 23-26, 30, and 31, as well as September 1-3. Although standard rates are from $129, they of course do not include the $100 nightly credit.
$150/night + $50 resort credit: Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort and Spa (Florida)
All the guestrooms and suites at this island hideaway have either a balcony or patio, and come stocked with Bath and Body Works toiletries. Tuck into a room in the main hotel with a resort view and king bed or two double beds for $169.95 on August 13, 16-20, 23-27, and 30-31 — plus September 1-3, 7-10, 13-17, 20-24, and 27-30. For comparison, regular rates are from around $150, but, again, paying $20 extra justifies getting the $50 resort credit.
$144/night + $25 resort credit: Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center (Florida)
This resort is just a few minutes away from the action of Walt Disney World, and it’s offering 15 percent off regular room rates along with a $25 resort credit. On the nights of September 1-2, 7-15, 20-22, and 25-26, guestrooms with a king or two queen beds are on offer for $144 — compared to the $169 regular rates available during the travel slot.