holiday_getaway_03There are so many ways to catch the holiday spirit with Sonesta, from tree lightings to toy drives to special seasonal packages. Here’s how some of our hotels are making your days merry and bright … and helping you make the most of the season. Simply click through to any property’s website to learn more!

The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is continuing its long and beloved holiday tradition, the Royal Teddy Bear Tea during which little princes and princesses can delight in story time with Mrs. Claus, a sing-a-long with Rudolph and other surprises. It all starts on select dates beginning Saturday December 12. The hotel will also hold its annual ornament sale, with precious decorations made by a local artist; sales benefit the local Children’s Hospital. And of course, jazz lovers can attend the free concert following the 8th Annual Lighting of the Balconies. Special “Papa Noel” holiday packages begin at $149.

Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore – Royal Sonesta Harbor Court Baltimore will deck its halls with the hotel’s annual tree lighting on Tuesday, December 1.  The hotel has also recently reintroduced its High Tea at Explorers. And if you’re celebrating the holidays on the Inner Harbor, take the elevator home and reserve at the hotel’s Holiday Savings rate of 20% off.

Sonesta Bee Cave Austin – See and be seen at Sonesta Bee Cave this holiday season. The hotel is featuring a Haute for the Holidays special offer that allows guests to shop, stay and play for less.

Sonesta Coconut Grove Miami – ‘Tis the season to Sonesta at Sonesta Coconut Grove! Treat yourself to a variety of holiday-inspired Liquid Art cocktails such as the Miami Winter and Midnight Kiss, and spend less time in the kitchen and more with your relatives by joining us for Christmas dinner in Panorama. Learn more about the Seasonal Savings rate of 20% off here.

Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach – Ring in the New Year along the seven miles of white sand at Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach! Dance the night away at a poolside “Under the Stars” party and mingle at an “Over the Top” penthouse soiree as you welcome in 2016.

Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is thrilled once again to host a longstanding holiday island tradition, the Festival of Trees, a chance for locals to bid on their favorite trimmed tree and help students of the Hilton Head Preparatory School. We’re also continuing our own tradition with a cookie-recipe contest, a Thanksgiving Day Champagne brunch, a special kids’ breakfast with Santa, holiday fireside movies with popcorn, angelic carolers, a special New Year’s Eve package and more!

Sonesta ES Suites Dublin Columbus – Celebrate the season and ring in the new year at our all-new Ohio location, with rates starting at just $89 per night. Stay between November 22 and 29, or between December 18 and January 11 to take advantage of this great deal!

Royal Sonesta Boston – Kick off the season with a special Thanksgiving meal at the innovative ArtBar. Or pick up our delicious holiday pies at Studio, the hotel’s coffee shop, just in time for your home-cooked meal. Holiday festivities continue with our Annual Breakfast with Santa December 13. Throughout the season, you can gather the kids for some fun cupcake decorating classes, and let our catering team host your holiday party. Take advantage of the hotels’ “Shop and Stay” package, too, complete with parking, discount coupons at select Boston retailers and two tickets to see Boston from above at the Skywalk Observatory. Join us at our special seasonal rates!

Sonesta Gwinnett Place Atlanta – Indulge in one of Atlanta’s most popular and mouthwatering Thanksgiving buffets. Then stop by for a festive holiday party on December 3, complete with a tree-lighting ceremony. Want to say a while? Great! Take advantage of the hotel’s Holiday Hideaway package, featuring $10 off the Best Available Rate, drinks for two at ArtBar and locally-source Georgia peach preserves upon checkout.

Royal Sonesta Houston – Enjoy Thanksgiving brunch at the hotel’s ARA Restaurant and sip on an aperitif of rose champagne as you settle in. After your meal, join us for our Uptown Lighting and Black Friday package. On Thursday, savor dessert, hot chocolate and champagne for two, plus a prime rooftop view of the annual Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting Ceremony and a Fireworks Spectacular at 7pm. The next day, avoid parking hassles and simply walk over to the Galleria and shops at Post Oak. You’ll also enjoy a $25 credit for our food and beverage outlets and a late 4pm checkout. Our special rates start at $159, with an additional night for just $89.

This is just a sampling of the many ways you can turn to Sonesta for your holiday celebrations. Follow the links above, or call the Sonesta of your choice to reserve!