Uptown, Downtown, All Around New York
Where: The Roxy Hotel, 2 Avenue of the Americas, New York; 212-519-6600.
What’s special: On a cobblestone street, in Manhattan’s hot neighborhood of Tribeca, sits The Roxy. The hotel features an eight-story atrium, a lounge for enjoying cocktails and live music nightly, a fitness room, and complimentary guest bikes, WiFi, daily newspaper, and, upon request, a goldfish to keep you company in your room. It’s also okay to bring your own pet, and a dog park is a short walk away. The hotel is close to restaurants, wine bars, art galleries, boutiques, furniture showrooms, and nightlife. It’s near Chinatown, the Lower East Side, Little Italy, the Meatpacking District, and the Hudson River waterfront.
The deal: Washingtonian readers receive complimentary drinks for two (one each) at The Roxy lounge, a $32 value. Rates start at $289 a night per room. Mention Washingtonian when booking.
When: Valid for stays through April 2016.
Red Hot Brooklyn
Where: McCarren Hotel & Pool, 160 N. 12th St., New York; 718-218-7500.
What’s special: Located in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, this hotel has well-appointed rooms that feature Frette linens and glass-enclosed rain showers. In season, there’s an amenity you won’t find at most New York hotels—an outdoor pool. Guests also enjoy complimentary WiFi, free use of the fitness center and bikes, turndown service, and a rooftop bar with views of Manhattan. Oleanders, the hotel’s subterranean restaurant and bar, features a game room with foosball and arcade games, plus an accent wall covered with the evergreen shrubs that are its namesake.
The deal: Washingtonian readers receive a $50 voucher to use at Oleanders or at the rooftop bar, and a free brew courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery at check-in. Rooms start at $225. Click here to book.
When: Valid for stays through September 2016.
Romance in Charlottesville
Where: Clifton Inn, 1296 Clifton Inn Dr., Charlottesville; 434-971-1800.
What’s special: In the hills outside downtown Charlottesville, in the shadow on the Blue Ridge Mountains, the historic Clifton Inn offers 17 luxe overnight rooms, including a farmhouse where guests can book a single suite or the entire house. Its 100 acres include a private lake, walking trails, a clay tennis court, croquet, an infinity pool (opens mid-May), a large garden, and a restaurant and bar. There is plenty to do outside the inn—tour presidential homes including Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, wine-taste at the many area vineyards (some of the best in the state), and visit downtown Charlottesville.
The deal: The Wine & Dine Getaway includes a one-night stay with a seven-course tasting menu and wine-pairing for two. Mention Washingtonian when booking to receive $100 off the package. Prices start at $489 after the discount.
When: Valid for stays through May 21, 2016.
Mountains of Fun
Where: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, 1001 Lafayette Dr., Farmington, Pa; 866-554-6957.
What’s special: Nemacolin recently underwent a $30-million renovation. Included were guest rooms at the elegant Chateau Lafayette, meeting rooms, and public spaces. Guests can still enjoy off-road driving in a Jeep Rubicon, bowling, touring the $45-million Hardy Family Art collection, swimming, working out at the 2,400-square-foot fitness center, relaxing at the Woodlands Spa and Holistic Healing Center, playing golf on the tour-tested Mystic Rock course, playing tennis or mini-golf, and hitting Nemacolin’s Lady Luck Casino, with nearly 600 slot machines and 29 table games.
The deal: The Overnight Escape Package includes accommodations and a $300 credit toward resort activities and dining. Washingtonian readers also receive 15 percent off spa services. Midweek rates start at $488 a night in the lodge; weekend rates start at $614. Mention Washingtonian when booking.
When: Valid for stays through May 12, 2016.
Everything Old Is New Again
Where: The Godfrey Hotel Boston, 505 Washington St., Boston; 617-804-2000.
What’s special: The Godfrey opened in February; architects took two Historic Register-listed buildings (circa 1904 and 1908) and created this sleek, modern hotel in downtown Boston. Touches of the past can be found in the old elevators and stairwells, marble steps, and original ironwork balustrade and wood banister. Guest rooms feature Frette linens, plush robes, and complimentary WiFi. The hotel is steps from the Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Rose Kennedy Greenway, the harbor, Boston Common, Beacon Hill, the Public Garden, and the Back Bay. Guests will find plenty of restaurants as well as the Opera House and the Orpheum Theater close by.
The deal: Washingtonian readers receive 20 percent off the room rate and complimentary welcome cocktails for two at the lobby bar, a $24 value. Rates start at $229 per night per room before the discount. Click here to book or call 855-649-4500 and ask for the Washingtonian rate.
When: Valid for stays through March 2016.