Impress your date this Valentine’s Day with a weekend away or a staycation in New York City. From fine dining to late checkouts, you’ll be sure to enjoy a romantic getaway with the one you love. By Sarah Shaker.
Sneak off to China Latina inside Hotel Indigo this Valentine’s Day for a night in Chelsea you’ll never forget. The Asian-meets-Latin restaurant is offering a Valentine’s Day Weekend Party Package including a three-course dinner for two with complimentary glasses of champagne and cocktails from Executive Chef Julieta Ballesteros, plus a room at the four-starred Hotel Indigo for $350. Wake up after your night of an exotic dinner and romance to a complimentary breakfast at China Latina. This day of love deal is available from Thursday, February 14th through Saturday, February 16th.
The Inn on The Lake
Spend a weekend upstate during the month of February to relax at this waterfront resort nestled on the shore of Canandaigua Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes region. The Inn on The Lake is offering guests the chance to be Inn Love this Valentine’s Day. With rates starting at $285 during this holiday week, the Inn Love package offers guests overnight accommodations, an intimate dinner and breakfast for two in the lakeside restaurant, a gift basket and chilled bottle of champagne upon arrival, a pair of etched champagne flutes and romantic turndown service. Be sure to mention the Inn Love package when booking to get this special rate with all the perks.
Get swept away from your apartment to a special Manhattan staycation when booking the Valentine’s Romance package at Hotel Chandler in Midtown. The luxurious accommodations for two include a chilled bottle of Perrier-Jouet Champagne upon arrival to toast to your love, a box of Le Belge Chocolates to indulge in, a continental breakfast in bed and a guaranteed late check-out at 1:00pm for extra cuddle time on this day of love.
Feel international love at the Michelin-Star rated Hakubai at The Kitano, New York’s only Japanese-owned boutique hotel. Featuring traditional kaiseki cuisine, the restaurant will present an exclusive Valentine’s Dinner named “Hajime no Ippo” meaning “the first step” (into kaiseki cuisine or romance!). For $160 per couple (including complimentary sake), diners will enjoy a prepared sake paired menu, featuring three kinds of Kitaya Sake and one surprise sake from Japan, yet to be sold in US. A member of the Kitaya Brewery will be on hand along with the hotel director to present an education on kaiseki cuisine. The dinner will be offered Feb. 14th and Feb. 15th from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. and is limited to only 26 participants, so make your reservations asap!
Geneva On The Lake
Located on the shore of scenic Seneca Lake, this hotel offers a wine villa getaway featuring 10 beautiful acres of formal gardens with a terrace and classical sculptures. Couples can take advantage of being in the heart of Finger Lakes Wine County with the Remembering Your Valentine Anytime package starting at $554 per night (mid-week). This special package includes chocolate dipped strawberries, a bottle of champagne and a dozen roses upon arrival and romantic candlelight dinner served in the Lancellotti Dining Room. Wake up to full breakfast or Sunday brunch and book a one-hour in-suite massage, included for one guest.
InterContinental New York Time Square
Book this staycation to spend time with a gentlemen who appreciates style (or one who could use a fashion makeover). This Valentine’s Day, InterContinental New York Times Square has partnered with leading shirt authority Thomas Pink providing everything a guy could need to charm his lucky date including overnight accommodations, cocktails and small plates for two at Todd English’s Ҫa Va, a personalized shopping experience with a Thomas Pink consultant arranged by the hotel’s expert Concierge team and a special Thomas Pink gift with the purchase of a new shirt. This package is available February 14-16, 2013 and starting at $361.
The Chanler at Cliff Walk
This February escape to a luxurious and romantic hotel in Newport, RI – only a three-hour drive or train ride out of NYC. The Chanler is the only property settled on Newport’s famous Cliff Walk and boasts twenty unique rooms. Book Chanler’s Month of Love package this Valentine’s Day, including luxurious accommodations, full breakfast each morning in The Veranda, a three-course dinner in the highly acclaimed Spiced Pear, bath butler service, a bottle of Spiced Pear Sparkling wine and two tickets to visit the mansion of your choice in Newport as you wander this beautiful town. Rates are available from $345 per night weekday and $395 per night weekends.
Sarah Shaker is the founder of the blog Bright Lights, My City.