4 Great Travel Deals for August

The Harbor Club in St. Lucia is offering a fifth night free when you book four. Photo courtesy the Harbor Club.

Something New in the Big Apple 

Where: Crowne Plaza HY36, 320 West 36th St., NY; 877-666-3243.

What’s special: Adjacent to New York City’s trendiest and newest neighborhood, Hudson Yards, this Crowne Plaza is less than a 5-minute walk to Penn Station, with easy access to all subway lines, and a short walk to major attractions, including the Empire State Building, the High Line, Bryant Park, and Times Square. Check out the Vessel, the centerpiece of Hudson Yards; the spiral staircase features 154 interconnecting flights of stairs and great views. Also nearby is the Edge Skydeck which, at 1,000 feet in the air, is the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western Hemisphere. Hotel amenities include some of the largest guest rooms per square foot in Manhattan, spacious spa-like showers, and a state-of-the-art fitness center featuring Peloton bikes and Woodway treadmills. Burgerology, the onsite restaurant, has a variety of food and drink from fine dining to light meals options throughout the day. 

The deal: The “Fuel Up On Us” package includes a $50 gas gift card and a discount on daily parking at the neighboring garage (you pay $20 a night versus the usual $67). In addition, all hotel guests receive a complimentary CitiBike pass (for up to two adults per stay) providing unlimited 30-minute rides within a 24-hour period. Washingtonian readers will also receive 10 percent off the best flexible rate for any room type when they book a two-night stay, plus two complimentary cocktails at the Burgerology when booking through this exclusive link. Rates start at $294 per room per night. 

When: Valid for stays through August.

Staycation at the Wharf

Where: InterContinental Washington DC—The

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