Top 5 NYC Hotel Packages For The Perfect Fall Vacation

Autumn in NYC is upon us and it’s a fantastic time to visit the global village. With fall sales hitting stores, pumpkin spice lattes offered at any corner, and Central Park foliage morphing from summer greens, its a wonderful time to stroll the streets. Below are some fall hotel packages that will entice you to visit the Big Apple including a side trip to Vermont— just a few hours away.

A daytime view of the atrium entrance to The Mark Hotel, NYC
A daytime view of the atrium entrance to The Mark Hotel, NYC
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Pedi cab from The Mark Hotel

The Mark is offering complimentary Fall Foliage tours through next door Central Park in The Mark Pedicabs. These foot powered cabs usually take you to the shopping Mecca, Bergdorf Goodman but now you’ll get a free tour of the New York nauture respite. There is also a Slumber Party package for families looking to provide a unforgettable experienced for the family. Tent/ tepees are provided for the little ones as a sleeping option.

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Refinery Hotel: Fashion District Shopping package
The former high-end millinery factory turned luxury hotel, is offering an oh-so-fitting package with Lord & Taylor, the oldest chic, specialty retail department store in the US, to help guests re-invent their Fall wardrobe this season. Refinery Hotel’s perfect location (just steps away from the iconic department store) in NYC’s Fashion District is ideal for shoppers to unload their bags and re-charge after a long day of splurging. When guests are all shopped-out, they can stop in at Refinery Hotel’s signature restaurant, Parker & Quinn, to try out their seasonal and delicious new menu, or relax at Winnie’s Jazz Lounge, for a specialty cocktail with prohibition flair. Winnie’s delicate warm toned-look, old-fashioned décor, and smooth live jazz will have guests feeling like they went back in time to Miss McDonald’s tea salon, one of the building’s original tenants, where ladies would often stop by for post-shopping spree refreshments.The hotel’s “Fashion District Shopping” package includes:

  • Personal Shopper at Lord & Taylor
  • Makeover Session with an Expert Consultation
  • $50 Gift Certificate
  • Special Room Rates
  • Discount Shopper’s Card
  • Additional details about the package here.

Gansevoort Meatpacking - Deluxe Room at Dawn

Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC + Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC
Running enthusiasts will love this package called “Get Laced” which is timed during the NYC Marathon. Gels and drinks are provided by Juice Press, ( you’ll get 2 drink vouchers each) then take to the High Line for a run above the concrete jungle from Meatpacking to Midtown, or pick a route on your custom-made running map. After the run, unwind with your very own recovery kit complete with bath salts, Tiger Balm, and a 20% discount at Exhale Spa. The next day you’ll have your choice of Continental breakfast at The Chester or Asellina or in-room dining as you prefer.  You’ll also receive two water bottles.
Rates start at $434.00

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The Smyth Thompson

Smyth, a Thompson Hotel in Tribeca partnered with Donna Karan’s West Village shop, Urban Zen, to offer guests an insider’s shopping experience. The boutique showcases a collection of luxurious apparel, distinctive jewelry, and handcrafted art personally curated by Donna Karan during her world travels. Ten percent of all proceeds go towards the nonprofit Urban Zen Foundation which focuses on raising awareness and inspiring change in the areas of well-being, cultural preservation and empowering children.

Those who book the Urban Zen Package at the recently renovated Smyth Hotel will receive daily breakfast for two at the property’s Little Park restaurant, a welcome gift curated by Urban Zen and $250 gift card towards a purchase of $1,000 or more from Urban Zen. Guests will also be provided with a private tour of the store’s adjacent Urban Zen Center and Loft, the former private residence of Donna Karan which has been converted into a holistic retreat where guests can enjoy light fare and relax with a complimentary restorative session performed by an Urban Zen Integrative Therapist.

With the recent opening of the observation deck atop One World Trade Center, the Smyth created and exclusive experiential package which gives guests the opportunity to experience the neighborhood attraction. The package includes 2 weekday or weekend VIP flex tickets to the deck with complimentary one way house car which whisks you to the WTC.

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Looking to get out of town to see colors of the season then Mountainside Luxury Lodge offers unique Vermont Experiences. The Stowe Mountain Lodge is offering the Thrill Seeking package which includes, two nights in a luxury studio suite, a Zip Tour or Aerial Tree Adventure experience, Gliding trip over the Green Mountains. Then relax with “ Sky’s the Limit” healing body scrub with a custom massage at The Spa and Wellness Center and to top it off, a Beer Tasting at a local microbrewery and house made wing pairings.