5 Great Travel Deals

Exclusive reader discounts on hotels in Charlottesville, Rehoboth, Florida, and Boston.

Washingtonian readers can save 33 percent off the room rates at Innisbrook Resort in Florida. Photo courtesy Innisbrook Resort.

Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia

Where: The Clifton, Charlottesville, Va.; 434-971-1800.

What’s special: This charming boutique hotel is set on 100 acres in the beautiful Virginia countryside with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Part of this historic property once was home to Thomas Jefferson’s daughter and husband. The inn features 20 renovated rooms and suites and combines history with modern luxury (showers with spa jets and rainwater shower heads, Bose sound systems, and Mascioni linens). The original stately 1799 Manor House features a wide front porch and tall columns and was built in the Federal style. In addition to the main house, there are accommodations in the Collina Farmhouse, Garden Cottages, and Livery Stables. Continental breakfast is included, as is afternoon tea. Guests can enjoy seasonal dishes showcasing local ingredients at Restaurant 1799 or book the Chef’s Counter for a personalized experience. On the property is an 18-acre private lake, trails, and an infinity pool. It’s seven miles from downtown Charlottesville, five miles from Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, and close to a slew of wineries. It’s also dog friendly.

The deal: The “Cozy Up to Winter” deal includes accommodations, a Clifton candle, a Clifton hot chocolate kit for two, dinner for two, and full breakfast. Washingtonian readers also receive a free bottle of Thomas Jefferson’s favorite Maderia and two tickets to Monticello. Rates range from $399 to $479. To book, call 434-971-1800 and mention Washingtonian.

When: Valid for stays that fall Sunday through Thursday, December 1 to December 31, 2023, and Sunday through Saturday January 1 to January 31, 2024.


Relaxing Escape in Rehoboth

Where: The Bellmoor Inn and Spa, Rehoboth Beach, Del.; 888-699-8563.

What’s special: Guests can enjoy peace and relaxation by the beach at the Bellmoor Inn & Spa. The elegant lobby features Brazilian-cherry floors, inviting leather seating, quiet reading nooks with fireplaces, and a cheerful sunroom where complimentary breakfast and afternoon refreshments are served. The spacious suites have marble bathrooms and luxurious bedding. Guests can hit the fitness center or get pampered at the newly renovated on-site spa, which offers an extensive menu of treatments. Afterward, guests can take a short walk to the downtown shops and, if the weather permits, stroll the boardwalk and gaze out over the ocean. The area also has many good restaurants for lunch or dinner.

The deal: “The Washingtonian Exclusive” package includes 10 percent off a two-night stay, a bottle of wine, custom tumblers, and a blanket. To book, click here. Rates start at $139 before the discount.

When: Valid for stays through December.

Golf in the Sunshine State

Where: Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, Fla.; 727-942-2000.

What’s special: Located on the west coast of Florida, the resort is set on 900 acres of rolling hills and lakes, just 20 miles from Tampa’s International Airport. Innisbrook boasts 63 holes of golf including Copperhead, home to the PGA Tour’s Valspar Championship, and has a 10-acre practice facility. Besides golf, the resort features a tennis center with lessons and 10 Har-Tru clay courts, as well as racquetball and pickleball. A fitness center offers a variety of classes such as yoga and Pilates. Guests can unwind at the full-service Salamander Spa with 12 treatment rooms, an outdoor relaxation area, and eucalyptus steam rooms. There are six pools with waterslides and five restaurants, along with fishing and biking (rentals available). The resort is part of the Salamander Collection owned by founder and CEO Sheila Johnson.

The deal: The “Washingtonian Exclusive” package includes a 33 percent discount off the room rate for a stay of three nights or more, and a $25 daily food and beverage credit that can be used at Market Salamander Grille, Turnberry Pub, or the Loch Ness Grill. Cannot be combined with other offers. The starting rate is $139 a night after the discount. Book by December 31, 2023. Use rate code WASHINGTONIAN when booking online.

When: Valid for stays through September 2024.


A Stay in South Miami

Where: THesis Hotel Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.; 888-304-5055.

What’s special: The rooms feature whimsical artwork and luxurious bathrooms with oversized showers and Malin + Goetz toiletries. The hotel offers in-room spa services, a 24-hour fitness center, bikes, and a shuttle service running Monday to Friday from 7 AM to 8 PM to the University of Miami metro station. On-property, guests can choose from two restaurants and the rooftop bar Mamey on 3rd offering tropical cocktails, light bites, and music. It’s steps away from the UM campus and blocks from South Miami, with its high-end shopping, restaurants, and sidewalk cafes.

The deal: The “Washingtonian Exclusive” package includes 20 percent off room rates, complimentary self-parking (a $36 value), late checkout (1 PM), and a room upgrade. Rates start at $259 before the discount. To book, click here .

When: Valid for stays through December.


Up in Bean Town

Where: The Dagny Boston, Boston, Mass.; 877-686-5313.

What’s special: The hotel opened in August 2023 after a multi-million-dollar renovation within Boston’s first Art Deco skyscraper. Located where downtown Boston and the financial district converge, the Dagny marries the old and new. The exterior entrance displays decorative terra cotta elements with symbols of America, the industrial age, and local commerce, and the lobby ceiling still showcases the original gold-leaf Art deco mural of Atlas with the world on his shoulders and Boston in the horizon. On-property is Fin Point Oyster Bar & Grille, a seafood restaurant, and Tradesman Coffee Shop & Lounge serving croissants, specialty coffees, sandwiches, and light bites. At night it turns into a cocktail lounge. The fitness center features equipment from Technogym and Peloton. It’s one block from the South Boston Waterfront, which is home to museums, art galleries, and waterfront restaurants and bars. The Freedom Trail and Salem Speed Ferry are both a quick walk away; Harvard University Campus is a 30-minute MTA ride.

The deal: The exclusive “Great Getaways for Washingtonian Readers” special includes 15 percent off the room rate and half off the destination fee, a room upgrade (based on availability), and a Dagny swag gift (which includes two Dagny Boston-branded mugs and a candle). Rates start at $135 a night after the discount. Book online here.

When: Valid for stays through February 29.