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We know times are tough, but you still deserve a little R&R. That’s why we worked our Rolodex (does anyone actually use those anymore?) to get exclusive deals for our readers at hotels, inns, and bed-and-breakfasts within driving distance of Washington. Y By Emily Leaman
The Provence Room at the Inn at Onancock. Photo by Gertraud Fendler
Comments () | Published March 16, 2009

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A Garden in Chelsea Bed and Breakfast
This New York City bed-and-breakfast will let Washingtonian readers book two nights at the standard rate and get a third night for half-price. The deal runs through the end of April; call 212-243-8621 to book. Be sure to mention The Washingtonian to get the discount.  

Bellmoor Inn and Spa
Through May 21, readers who book two nights in a Club Level Suite at this Rehoboth Beach inn will be given a $100 voucher for dinner for two at the Porcini House plus $100 toward two facials, massages, or body treatments at the spa. If you book two nights in a deluxe room, you can get the spa part of the deal. Call 302-227-5800 to book, and say The Washingtonian sent you.

Fairlea Farm Bed & Breakfast
Walt and Susan Longyear, innkeepers at this Washington, Virginia, B&B, are running two deals for Washingtonian readers through April 30. The first allows you to book any room Monday through Wednesday for $125 a night (plus tax)—rooms on those days normally start at $155. The second deal is a 20-percent discount on Friday nights, when standard room prices run $175 to $205. Call 540-675-3679 to book, and mention The Washingtonian.

The Fairmont Washington
With the Fairmont's eco-friendly Green Washingtonian package—available exclusively for Washingtonian readers—guests who book a one-night stay can receive two organic cocktails to sip in the lounge or courtyard and a tree in their name through American Forests. Rates start at $239 a night. Mention the package by name when you call to book at 800-441-1414.

Fort Lewis Lodge
Through the end of April, Washingtonian readers can book one-night midweek stays—Sunday through Thursday—and get a second night for half price at this rustic Shenandoah Valley lodge. When you call to book (540-925-2314), be sure to say we sent you.

Foster Harris House
Book a night at the Foster Harris House and get the Washingtonian Eat, Drink, and Ride package for free. Valued at $99.95, it includes a signed copy of the new Foster Harris House Cookbook by John MacPherson, with more than 80 recipes and 130 color photographs; a bottle of Rappahannock Cellars Cabernet Franc wine; and two bicycle rentals for the duration of your stay. The offer is good through April; Washingtonian readers just need to mention the package when they book their room.

Freemason Inn Bed and Breakfast

Innkeeper Robert Epstein is offering Washingtonian readers two exclusive deals for stays at his Norfolk bed-and-breakfast. The first, a Romance Package, is $425 and includes a stay in a room with a Jacuzzi and fireplace, a bottle of sparkling wine, an in-suite breakfast, and a three-course dinner for two with wine in a private dining room. If you stay another night, Epstein will take 50 percent off the standard room rate. The second deal is more straightforward: Book two nights at the inn at the standard rate and get 50 percent off a third night. Call 757-963-7000 to book, and be sure to mention The Washingtonian. The deals are available through April 30.

Inn & Garden Café
The motto at this Onancock, Virginia, inn is “Southern hospitality with an elegant twist.” Washingtonian readers can indulge with three exclusive packages, valid through April 30. The first, a two-night package called Southern Springtime on the Eastern Shore, is $200 and includes breakfast, hors d’oeuvres and wine, and a sweet treat in the evening. For $100, the one-night Explore Virginia’s Eastern Shore package includes a box lunch and admission to Assateague Island, where you can bird watch and see wild horses. The third package is a weekday deal—three nights for $250; breakfast each day is included. Call 757-787-8850 for reservations and remember to mention The Washingtonian.

Inn & Spa at Intercourse Village

Innkeeper Elmer Thomas is throwing in a free I Love You package—normally $59—when Washingtonian readers book a night in a grand suite, luxury rooms with Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, and king-size beds. The I Love You package includes a fresh bouquet for flowers in your suite on arrival, Godiva chocolates, and a bottle of nonalcoholic sparkling wine. Mention The Washingtonian when you call to book at 800-664-0949, and present a copy of this article when you arrive at the Amish-country inn.


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