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This Week’s Deals

Want great travel deals? Try a package at Loews Annapolis, a free night at the Ritz-Carlton in Kapalua, Hawaii, and more.

Nurse Your Hangover at Hotel Helix
If partying is your forte, you’ll appreciate this special offer from Hotel Helix. The Dupont Circle hotel’s Live Music Package features an assortment of amenities perfect for any night owl: taxi vouchers to a DC nightclub of your choice (HYPERLINK “” The 9:30 Club is always a good bet), a $25 mini-bar credit (think of how many mini-spirits that buys!), hangover remedies delivered to your room (ever had a redeye? Tomato juice and a raw egg—the best), and our favorite, a 2 PM checkout time. Use package code PLVE.

Get Romantic at Alexandria’s Morrison House
The Morrison House in Old Town Alexandria is one of the area’s preeminent lodging options. And when it’s time for romance, it’s a prime destination—especially with its “A Fine Romance” package, starting at $529. Here’s what you get: deluxe accommodations, continental breakfast in bed for two, six chocolate-covered strawberries, free parking, and a couples in-room massage.

Family Fun at Loews Annapolis

Tasty crabs, uniformed midshipmen, the chance to cross the Key Bridge—Annapolis is a fun family getaway. Loews Annapolis’s Family Fun Package is a way to add even more value. It includes 50 percent off a second room or comparable pricing for a suite, free meals for children 12 and under, a Fun Bucks game—an interactive way for parents to talk to kids about money, credit, and saving—for all kids ages 4 to 12, half-day Kids Club Credit, and discounts at local family attractions.

Fifth Night Free at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
It pays to stay five nights at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on the Hawaian island of Maui. Why? Because the fifth night is on the house. The hotel is offering a fifth night free from December 23 through January 3 (rooms must be reserved by September 30). Rates from Christmas through New Year’s Eve start at $715 for a deluxe room and $865 for a deluxe ocean-view room. Enjoy your stay: The hotel recently completed a $180 million renovation.

Shop Till You Drop at the Mandarin Oriental, Boston
Shop like a pro with the Mandarin Oriental, Boston’s Luxury Insider shopping package. Guests at the new Boylston Street complex have access to the top brands in Boston. The package includes two nights’ luxury accommodations, breakfast for two in the hotel’s restaurant Asana each morning, one Mandarin Oriental Signature Spa Therapies treatment, a special gift from Gucci, a 15-percent discount certificate at luxury Italian linen brand Frette, a 20-percent discount certificate at Mizu hair salon, and a 20-percent discount certificate for L’Espalier’s Fantasy Tea for two. The package begins at $629 per night and is valid until September 14.