TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2011 /CNW/ -- As cold temperatures sweep across the country, hotels.com® (http://www.hotels.ca) is offering a variety of destination vacation ideas perfect for Canadians to plan a memorable winter holiday at a tremendous savings.
"This is great time to plan a holiday especially for those travellers that have made a New Year's resolution to travel more places," says Taylor L. Cole, APR, Director of Public Relations for hotels.com. "We are currently offering savings of up to 30% in January on numerous properties which will suit every traveller's needs; whether a vacation in the sun, a ski getaway, an exciting road trip or an adventure abroad."
Here are some diverse winter holiday suggestions from hotels.com (http://www.hotels.com/deals/januarysaleca).
Travellers looking for a property in the sun will love the AVIA Long Beach (http://www.hotels.com/ho311926/avia-long-beach-long-beach-united-states) boutique hotel in Long Beach, California (http://www.hotels.com/sa5/hotels-in-california-united-states). This four-star property has been rated highly (9.4 out of 10) by more than 140 hotels.com customers. The Shoreline Village, the Long Beach Shoreline Marina, shops, restaurants, and nightlife are all just steps away. AVIA's rooftop terrace features an outdoor pool with a sundeck, private cabanas, a bar, and terrific views of both the sunset and harbour. Room rates start as low as $158 a night.
Canadians passionate about skiing need to look no further than visiting L'Ermitage du Lac Boutique Hotel (http://www.hotels.com/hotel/details.html?pa=1&pn=1&ps=1&reviewOrder=date_newest _first&roomno=1&destinationId=166912&rooms%5b0%5d.numberOfAdults=2&tab=descripti on&hotelId=239646&validate=false) in Mont Tremblant. Guests can walk to the slopes or take the "village gondola" from the main parking area which will bring them directly to the bottom of the slopes. This city-centre condominium resort features a spa area, ski-in/ski-out access, and a fitness facility. Wireless internet access is available in public areas (surcharges apply). Rates are available now for as low as $159 a night.
For Canadians looking for a trip abroad this winter season, hotels.com recommends the Park Plaza County Hall (http://www.hotels.com/ho258400/park-plaza-county-hall-london-london-united-king dom) in London, England (http://www.hotels.com/de549499/hotels-london-united-kingdom). This hotel is located on the South Bank of Westminster Bridge, a short walk from great attractions such as the London Eye, the London Aquarium, the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and many more. Waterloo Station is also only a five minute walk away providing easy and quick access to other parts of the city including Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and Canary Wharfs. Rates start as low as $209 per night.
Eastern Canadian travellers looking for a great road trip destination should explore staying at The Skyline Inn (http://www.hotels.com/ho186506/the-skyline-inn-niagara-falls-canada) in Niagara Falls, Ontario (http://www.hotels.com/co38/hotels-in-canada). Great attractions such as the Fallsview Indoor Waterpark and Casino Niagara are just a short drive away. The Skyline Inn offers access to three indoor pools (including a children's pool) and a fitness centre. This smoke-free property provides a 24-hour front desk and complimentary wireless internet access. Exceptional rates begin as low as $50 a night.
Last minute rates (http://www.hotels.com/last-minute-hotel-deals/) on these and many more properties are available every day on the deals page at hotels.com (http://www.hotels.com/deals).
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Trell Huether - Marshall Fenn Communications for hotels.com
Phone: (416) 962-3366
Taylor L. Cole, APR - hotels.com
Phone: (469) 386-4779
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