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HotelTonight

February 11, 2014 12:05 ET

Media Alert: HotelTonight to the Rescue This Valentine's Day

Popular App Offers Last-Minute V-Day Packages in Cities Across the US

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2014) -

Core News Facts:

  • HotelTonight, the world's favorite hotel app, is making Valentine's Day easy this year. In select cities across the country on February 14th, HotelTonight will be offering last-minute Valentine's Day packages on the app.
  • Packages will vary by city and span price points. They'll include items like suite upgrades, couples massages, flowers in the room, bottles of champagne or wine, dinner reservations on-property, late checkout on Saturday, and more! HotelTonight staff has hand-selected each participating hotel, picking properties with unique, romantic features and amenities perfect for a spontaneous Valentine's Day!
  • Notable HT V-Day Packages include:
    • Glamping in the countryside outside San Francisco: Luxury camping on a spectacular, rustic property provided by partner Shelter Co, including a fully-furnished tent, outdoor kitchen and a gourmet picnic dinner and breakfast.
    • Private chef at a 5-star New York City hotel: Dinner for two in a luxury HighRoller suite with a full kitchen.
    • Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes: Includes a reservation for two at the resort's Catalina Kitchen with views of Catalina Island in the background.
    • Dana Hotel & Spa in Chicago: Includes a reservation for two at the hotels' freestyle food + drink.
    • Twelve Atlantic Station Hotel in Atlanta: Includes a bottle of champagne, complimentary valet, a long stem rose, chocolate-covered strawberries, and a room upgrade.
      • Note: Packages will be available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • With these handpicked packages, HotelTonight has done the legwork for those in need of V-Day plans at the last minute, making it easy to save the day with a date night to remember, regardless of budget.
  • For customers not in or near one of the cities where HotelTonight is offering a special Valentine's Day package, HotelTonight will still be offering handpicked hotels at great values, perfect for a romantic night away.
  • Today, HotelTonight also released data that shows just how spontaneous everyone's favorite romantic holiday is. Based on this information, HotelTonight has a few recommendations and insider tips to get the best hotel deals this Valentine's Day. More specifically:
    • Valentine's Day Weekend is expected to be the most booked weekend for HotelTonight in Q1 of 2014.
    • HotelTonight is expecting Las Vegas to be the most booked market on Valentine's Day. New York and Los Angeles fall close behind.
    • Expect to see rates averaging $105 in Chicago, $80 in Las Vegas, $145 in Los Angeles, $155 in NYC and $135 in San Francisco on Valentine's Day.
    • New York, Chicago and San Francisco are offering great pricing on Valentine's Day with rates on average 25% lower compared to Fridays for the rest of the year.
    • Consider taking a V-day trip to Portland, Orange County or Lake Tahoe, as rates will be particularly low. Watch out when traveling to Vail, Honolulu, and Miami as rates are on average 60% higher than the rest of the month.
  • HotelTonight is available for free on iPhone, iPad and any Android device. Download the app here: www.hoteltonight.com/now, and book a romantic weekend away for Valentine's Day. First time bookers can get $25.00 off their booking by using promo code HTVDAY.

How HotelTonight Works:

  • Each day at 9am local time, HotelTonight offers last-minute hotel rooms at great values in over 250 destinations across the globe.
  • Hotel rooms can be easily booked via the app in less than 10 seconds -- just three taps and a swipe from app launch to completed booking. Guests can book up to a five-night stay on the app.
  • All hotels are personally vetted by HotelTonight staff, given a style category (like Basic, Hip or Luxe) and illustrated by mobile-optimized hotel photos.
  • Rooms can be booked until 2am local time.

About HotelTonight:
HotelTonight was launched in 2011 to provide easy mobile booking of same-day unsold hotel inventory. For consumers, HotelTonight offers incredible convenience and amazing value at quality hotels. For hotels, HotelTonight is a marketplace to fill last-minute rooms that would otherwise remain empty. HotelTonight is currently available in 250 destinations across the globe. Based in San Francisco, California with a London-based European office, HotelTonight is backed by Coatue Management, top venture firms and leading travel-industry pioneers. Visit www.hoteltonight.com for more information and to download the free app.

Contact Information

  • HotelTonight Press Contact:
    Lisa Gonzales
    415-233-8298
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