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Where to Find Black Friday Hotel Deals

November 23, 2011 at 4:30 PM | by | ()


Waiting in the cold for a $100 flat screen TV is soooo Black Friday 2005. Instead, we’re giving the gift of travel and snatching up hotel deals on stays for as low as $25 a night in sunny San Diego! Yeah, we’re that generous.

The hotel deals listed below are only available starting early on Black Friday (or November 25th) so don't forget to set your cellphone alarms to beat the Interweb crowds. Also, your chances of scoring a great deal increase when you have a range of dates to plug in. But as always, you **MUST** read the fine print as some blackout days, taxes, and other fees may apply.

Don't see what you want from this Black Friday list? Fear not because on Sunday, we will unveil our mega Cyber Monday list of impressive hotel discounts from swanky resorts in the Caribbean and sweet suites in New York City to budget-friendly hotels across America. Like we said, waiting in front of an actual storefront is sooo 2005.

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, California
The Deal: A promo code will be revealed via the hotel’s Twitter account (@HardRockSD) at 12:01 a.m. (PST) on Nov. 25. Use it on the website to get 50% off rates which start as low as $99 per night. Even sweeter? The first 10 people redeeming the code will get a studio room for only $25(!) and a $50 credit good for in-room dining and movies, breakfast at their restaurant, nibbles and sips at the 207 nightclub, or a spa treatment. Available from Nov 25– Feb 29, 2012.
Book It: Hardrockhotelsd.com

The Embassy Suites Irvine
The Deal: Located near Disneyland and the OC airport, this all-suite, family-friendly hotel’s 50% off, 24-hour Black Friday Super Suite Sale means $59 per night for weekend stays—breakfast included! (two-night min). Reservations available on Nov. 25th only from 12:01am to 11:59pm (PST) for travel Dec. 2– Mar. 31, 2012.
Book It: Rate plan PK3 at Embassysuites.com

Shell Vacations Hospitality
The Deal: This hotel and resort group is rolling out both Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel offers for dirt cheap deals at family resorts throughout the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. At 12 a.m. (EST) on Nov. 25th through midnight Nov. 29th, Shell’s most popular 25 resorts will offer up to 50% off their best rates. For example, Inn at the Opera in San Francisco starts at $65 per night, the Desert Rose Resort in Las Vegas begins at $50, and Hawaii’s Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai starts at $119.
Book It: Shellhospitality.com/Black_Friday

Warwick International Hotels
The Deal: Beginning 12:01 (EST) on Black Friday and ending at 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 28, you can get 30% off of this luxury chains five U.S. hotels. Example? An Executive room with a view and a king-sized bed at the Seattle outpost goes for $111 a night. Rates good for travel from Nov 25-Feb 29, 2012.
Book It: Rate code WKBLK at WarwickHotels.com

Sterling Resorts
The Deal: Save up to 60% at beachfront getaways on the Florida Gulf Coast during a 24-hour sale beginning on Nov. 25th. You have until 12 a.m. (CST) to book one-bedroom vacation condos in select Sterling Resort properties in areas like Panama City and Destin. Rates start at $99, a big dip from the standard $264 per night on reservations until Dec. 31st, 2012.
Book It: SterlingResorts.com

Bolongo Bay Beach Resort, St. Thomas, USVI
The Deal: Escape the cold for a song at this family-friendly resort. Their Black Friday to Cyber Monday sale gets you 50% discount off oceanview rooms, plus free Discover Scuba Diving in-pool lesson. This means rates of $150 per day for two people! Available for travel through Dec. 22, 2011.
Book It: BolongoBay.com

Wentworth by the Sea Hotel & Spa, New Castle, NH
The Deal: Immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit at the historic hotel offering a shopping package staring Nov. 25th, for those who want to take advantage of New Hampshires tax-free status. The deal, coming in at $558, is for two nights lodging, free breakfast for two, a shopping credit up to $100 to spend in nearby Portsmouth or the outlet stores across the river in Kittery, Maine, plus a $50 gas card to get there.
Book It: Promo code ZQP at Wentworth.com

Sonesta Hotel Collection
The Deal: Go online Nov. 25-28 and receive up to 50% discount on all two night stays and in Sonesta hotels and resorts worldwide. Looking for a warm weather getaway? The Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino in St. Maarten goes for $150 per night, and includes $50 in Island Credit good at participating restaurants, car rentals, casinos and excursions. Good for visits through Dec. 30th, 2012.
Book It: Promo Code BF11 at Sonesta.com

Funjet Vacations
The Deal: Though they were still keeping the deets super secret as of press time, the folks at Funjet say they will be announcing details of their Black Friday/Cyber Monday deal via their Facebook and Twitter pages(facebook.com/funjetvacations; @funjetvacations) at 7 p.m. CST on Thanksgiving day.

A special door-buster promo code valid beginning 12:01 a.m. CST on Nov. 25 will be released then. This code gives an extra $100 savings to the first 100 people booking the 10 special deals on offer that include The offers will not only be the lowest rates of the season, but they'll also include special kids stay free discounts, room upgrades, discounted golf, spa and resort credits, and more.

Delta Vacations
The Deal: On Nov. 25th Delta Vacations is holding an exclusive After-Thanksgiving Event through Cyber Monday on their Facebook and Twitter pages (facebook.com/deltavacations; twitter.com/deltavacations)where travelers can earn 10 times the bonus miles in addition to credited flight miles when booking a vacation package. Plus, travelers can save up to $200 on select trips. They can combine this offer with special deals that’ll be given out like free nights, upgrades, reduced hotel rates, and more. One such deal? Round trip-flight From LA to Las Vegas and a three-night stay a Circus Circus for $169 per person, d/o.

The Deal: This flash-sale travel website has an unbelievable “Not a Typo” Black Friday/ Cyber Monday sale with 90% to 99% off choice items like airline and restaurant gift cards. There's even an offer for a $17 night 3-star Orlando hotel. Every hour from 9 am to 9 pm (EST)a new deal will be unveiled, but you can get an advanced look come Thanksgiving by registering for the site's newsletter. The bargains continue on Cyber Monday as well.

Eforea Spa by Hilton
The Deal: Hilton's new spa concept, eforea, is now available on the hotel's HiltonToHome.com website and starting on Friday, the site is offering 20% off eforea beauty and skin care products. (Remember, Peter Thomas Roth created these.) Use code "EFOREA 20" at checkout to get your discount.

Hampton Hotels
The Deal: Ok, technically this last one isn't a Black Friday/limited window type of deal but about 200 Hampton hotels across the country are offering lower rates on Black Friday as well as earlier (free) breakfast hours, gift cards for shopping centers nearby, free shuttle transportation to the stores and in some case Hampton hand warmers to keep warm while waiting in-line. If door-busting is still on your TO DO list this Friday, look for a Hampton nearby for some relief.

Know of any Black Friday hotel deals not on this list? Put them in comments below.

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