JULY 2016- Two’s company, but larger groups make it a party with plenty of reason to celebrate at hotels and resorts from New England to Florida to the Caribbean. Offering group discounts that make everything from planning a family reunion to celebrating a big birthday among friends to organizing a corporate team-building event as easy as 1-2-3, Hotel Viking in Newport, R.I., Caravelle Hotel & Casino on St. Croix in the USVI and Lemon Tree Inn in Naples, Fla., are ideal locations for group travel experiences.
Hotel Viking: At 90 years young, Newport, R.I.’s Hotel Viking is looking better than ever. The recently renovated grande-dame hotel, an integral part of the Newport community since opening in 1926, welcomes groups with 25% off online summer rates, waived resort fee, free meeting or event room rental, and free room upgrade. The offer is valid on bookings Sunday through Thursday now through September 2, 2016. A member of Historic Hotels of America, Hotel Viking is located at One Bellevue Avenue, within walking distance of Newport’s Gilded Age mansions. The 208-room hotel offers more than 13,000 square feet of event space including two ballrooms, two boardrooms and seasonal outdoor venues. Award-winning One Bellevue serves breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner daily. The Living Room, Newport’s place to meet, serves light fare from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. daily. Top of Newport, the hotel’s rooftop bar and kitchen, offers al fresco dining with spectacular views of downtown Newport and the harbor. Additional amenities include a full-service spa, an indoor heated pool, a fitness center and the historic Kay Chapel. The non-ecumenical chapel, located adjacent to the hotel, is available for weddings, concerts and seminars. For reservations and information, call 401-847-3300 or visit www.hotelviking.com.
Lemon Tree Inn: The bigger the booking, the better the savings at Lemon Tree Inn. With 34 individually decorated guest rooms encircling a landscaped garden courtyard, Lemon Tree Inn evokes the nostalgia of Old Florida style. An easy eight-block walk from Gulf Shore beaches and Naples Pier, the hotel is just steps from the high-end shops of Fifth Avenue South. Bookings include complimentary continental breakfast daily and lemonade served poolside. Book nine rooms direct this summer and get one free for a total of ten rooms. Call 888-800-5366 to make a reservation.
Caravelle Hotel & Casino: The newly renovated Caravelle Hotel & Casino (formerly Hotel Caravelle) welcomes groups with special discounts. Book five rooms and get 5 percent off the total pre-tax, best-available rate. Book 10 rooms and get 10 percent off. Located on the waterfront of historic Christiansted, Caravelle Hotel & Casino is an easy-access Caribbean destination for U.S. citizens. The 42-room European-style waterfront hotel blends Old World elegance with 21st-century service and amenities including complimentary WiFi, an outdoor swimming pool and sun decks, an award-winning restaurant and easy access to land and sea adventures, shopping, tours, and dining. Call 800-524-0410 to make a reservation or to inquire about discounts for larger bookings.
Blackout dates and restrictions apply to all offers. Please contact the hotel directly for details and to book the savings.