The best hotel and travel deals for Labor Day weekend in Texas: Cheap ways to say goodbye to summer
The summer vacation season is coming to a close, and Labor Day weekend is a great opportunity to get out of town for one last hurrah. To help you decide where to go, we rounded up a few hot hotel deals in Texas for a no-hassle weekend vacation.
Austin and Hill Country
Holiday Weekends at Lakeway Resort and Spa
Three-day weekends are a great way to unwind, and
Lakeway Resort and Spa regularly offers weekend deals for various holidays. This special offer applies to Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29-31. Guests receive 30 percent off the best available rate; rooms start at $209 per night.
It’s the Season to Save at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa
The scenic Lost Pines Resort and Spa offers a relaxing Hill Country getaway. Guests can save 20 percent on a stay of two nights or more by using the offer code “SHSALE” when booking a room. Rates start at $272, and the offer extends through Sept. 4.
Dive Into Summer at Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa
This special package is available through September 1, and guests can save $50 per day with a minimum two-night stay. Choose the Summer Splash Family Package starting at $359, which includes a daily breakfast for up to two adults and two children ages 12 and under, plus two pool rafts and a bottle of sunscreen.
Best of the Emily at Emily Morgan Hotel
The self-proclaimed “Official Hotel of the Alamo” offers a great location right in the heart of San Antonio. The Best of the Emily Package starts at $194 and includes complimentary breakfast at Oro Restaurant, discounted valet parking with unlimited in/out privileges and late check-out at 2 p.m. A nice alternative is the Family Fun Package (a three-night minimum stay), featuring breakfast for four and free Internet access. This package starts at $159 per night.
Rockin’ the River Walk at the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk Hotel
Located in the popular entertainment district of San Antonio, the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk Hotel is in a prime spot. For the Rockin’ the River Walk deal, rates are as low as $129; for a nominal fee, you can upgrade for views of the River Walk, the Alamo and more. The It’s the Season to Save special is also available, which means you get 20 percent off of your stay through Sept. 4.
The Holiday Inn El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
El Tropicano offers close access to the beautiful Museum Reach section of the San Antonio River Walk. Try out El Tropicano’s River Taxi Package, starting at $194, to receive two riverboat tickets for a lazy journey down the River Walk — plus parking and free Wi-Fi at the hotel. The Bed and Breakfast Package starts at $179 and provides a free breakfast buffet for two at onsite restaurant Mangos.
Explore Moody Gardens at Moody Gardens Hotel, Galveston
For a final summer beach getaway, it’s hard to beat the Moody Gardens Hotel and its offer to explore all of the local sites. Starting at $387 per night for a weekend stay, guests receive two day passes to the nearby Moody Gardens attractions, complimentary yoga and complimentary valet parking for one night. Also available for the holiday weekend are the Spa Package, Stay and Play Golf Package, and the Bed and Breakfast Package.
Hurricane Alley Waterpark Family Package at Omni Corpus Christi Hotel
Enjoy deluxe accommodations and tickets for two adults and two kids at the Hurricane Alley Waterpark, starting at $255 per night. A family-friendly experience, this package includes a backpack for each kid, milk and cookies on arrival night, and a daily breakfast. You can also save $25 per day with the Dive Into Summer Package if you don’t need the extra bells and whistles.
Port Royal Ocean Resort and Conference Center, Port Aransas
As a Labor Day special, Port Royal Ocean Resort offers deals through Sept. 1 for three-night stays at the condos. A one-bedroom room starts at $307, two-bedroom condos range from $397-$447 and three-bedroom condos come in at $527. Each package comes with a $100 resort credit.
Houston Staycation Options
Summer in the City at Hotel Granduca
The Summer in the City Package at the deluxe Hotel Granduca provides suite accommodations, early check-in and late check-out. Guests get a $50 food and beverage credit for several dining options, including The Veranda and Ristorante Cavour. Rates for suites start as a low as $215. This offer is valid for stays Thursday through Sunday through Sept. 1.
Holiday Special at Hotel Sorella
Receive the third night free when you book two nights over the holiday weekend. Rates start at $169 per night for double occupancy, and the complimentary night can be applied to the current stay or used for a future weekend reservation.