Shop and Drop at a Hotel
‘Tis the season to shop. Hotels across the country are offering travelers some delightful packages by partnering with mega malls and boutique shops. From San Francisco to New York City, hotels are enticing shopaholics with everything from discounted stays and gift cards to free parking and complimentary meals. Pack your bags and bring an extra–empty suitcase–for all the wonderful items you will find. Here’s a dozen destinations and hotels with great ways to save while you shop.
The Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria’s Holiday Shopping Package includes overnight accommodations, a $25 VISA gift card, valet parking and breakfast for two in the restaurant.
The Sheraton Suites Galleria Atlanta’s Stay & Shop at Cumberland Mall package provides guests with a $25 gift card. The mall is conveniently located next door. Use promotion code “LAPKG1” when booking.
The Crowne Plaza Bloomington MSP Airport/MOA provides guests with a Mall of America Package. This shopping deal includes overnight accommodations, one Super Savings Coupon Book for the Mall of America with hundreds of dollars in savings and a complimentary shuttle to the Mall of America.
The Fairmont Copley Plaza is a few steps from exquisite indoor shopping. With the Copley Place Shopping Spree package, guest receive a $50 American Express Simon Giftcard and a gift bag filled with goodies from local retailers.
Spoil yourself with a welcome cocktail and a $50 Macy’s gift card when booking a room on weekends at the Renaissance Blackstone. All you need to do is ask for the Sip, Shop, Savor, and See package.
Westin Galleria Houston’s Retail Therapy Package is good for Friday and Saturday night stays starting at $149 per night. The package includes: $50 gift certificate to the Galleria and exclusive deals. Mention the code “LCPKG1” when booking a reservation.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Complimentary breakfast for two and post-shopping cocktails are offered with JW Marriott’s Ultimate Shopping Retail Package in New Orleans. Use promotion code “Z89” when booking a reservation.
New York, New York
Receive a $100 Bloomingdales gift card and free WiFi at the W New York City. Use the code “SHOPPER” when booking the reservation.
Omni William Penn Hotel provides guests with a $25 gift card, breakfast and complimentary valet parking. Make a reservation and ask for the Shop Til You Drop package.
The Hotel Indigo Sarasota partnered with The Mall at University Town Center, Macy’s and The Capital Grille. Hotel guests receive a $25 Macy’s gift card and $25 to wine, dine and be dazzled at The Capital Grille. Ask for the Shop. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. package.
DoubleTree Spokane City Center offers the Spokane Shopping Package. Guests receive a $50 gift certificate to River Park Square for each night of their stay, breakfast buffet and complimentary self-parking.
San Francisco, California
Kimpton has not one, but three hotels located a few blocks from Union Square offering terrific shopping packages on stays from November 28, 2014 through January 9, 2015. Perks vary by property but, each offers a deluxe room, special discounts from retailers and free WiFi. Participating hotels include: Hotel Monaco, Hotel Triton, and the Prescott Hotel.