These awards celebrate the destinations, lodgings, and modes of transportation that manage to exceed our expectations
Carmel, Calif. (Vocus) October 23, 2008
The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea, fresh off earning two prestigious "2008 Readers' Choice Awards" from Condé Nast Traveler magazine, is reaching out to travelers with discounted mid-week fall and winter deals at selected lodging properties.
For visitors yearning to experience why their fellow travelers voted Carmel-by-the-Sea as the USA's No. 6 "City Destination" (for the second straight year) as well as the country's No. 1 city for "Ambiance," here are some lodging discounts now being offered:
- La Playa Hotel -- rates starting at $165/night (through March 31, 2009).
- The Colonial Terrace -- 50 percent off second night of stay for two-night reservations (through Jan. 29, 2009).
- Dolphin Inn -- up to 20 percent off standard nightly rates.
- Carmel Country Inn -- 50 percent off third night of stay (available Nov. 1 through Feb. 28, 2009 for three-night stays).
- Hofsas House -- $130/night for king suite with ocean view and fireplace (through Feb. 28, 2009).
The special rates apply only to new reservations for Sunday through Thursday night stays, do not include taxes, and are subject to availability with certain blackout dates in effect. The aforementioned deals, and other special lodging offers, can be accessed at:
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards honors were announced last week at the magazine's annual gala dinner in New York City, and appear in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler (currently on newsstands).
The awards are among the most prestigious honors in the travel industry, representing hospitality excellence. The voting process for the readers' poll involves more than 32,000 discriminating travelers judging and rating the world's best hotels in categories of accommodations, service, dining, location and activities.
Readers judged cities on ambiance, friendliness, food, shopping and lodging. Carmel's "Ambiance" honor was specifically mentioned on the Thursday, Oct. 16 telecast of The Today Show.
"These awards celebrate the destinations, lodgings, and modes of transportation that manage to exceed our expectations," said Klara Glowczewska, editor in chief, Condé Nast Traveler. "The Readers' Choice Awards are a credit to the worldly expertise of our readers -- passionate travelers for whom no island is too remote, no city too challenging, and no hotel too untested."
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