Give Mom a Day to Remember With Tips and Trips from Lodging.com

CHICAGO, April 18 /PRNewswire/ — Each year, mom receives the usual bouquets and chocolates for Mother’s Day. Surprise her this year by sending her someplace relaxing to escape the daily grind. Lodging.com — a leading online source for discounted hotel rooms — offers affordable rates on hotels and resorts worldwide along with the following tips for planning an unforgettable Mother’s Day vacation getaway:

1. Give mom the royal treatment. Mom will feel simply divine in London where she can visit the Crown Jewels, the Chapel of St. John and the Royal Armories at the Tower of London. Stay at the four-star Wembley Plaza for $134* nightly and enjoy the in-house Celebrities Restaurant, which offers first-class international cuisine designed by award winning chef, Nerino Vianello. For a taste of royalty on this side of the Atlantic, take Mom to Victoria of British Columbia in Canada. The three-star Queen Victoria Hotel & Suites is just steps from Victoria’s famous inner harbor and across the street from the Royal B.C. Museum, the B.C. Parliament Buildings and U.S. Ferry Terminal. Rooms start at $146* nightly.

2. Pamper mom at a relaxing spa. Five-star Marriott Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami is a beachside haven. Mom will appreciate the European- inspired Spa at Doral that combines classic Italian villa charm with a thorough selection of more than 100 treatments and services. Rooms start at 149* nightly. Or send her to Phoenix’s four-star Pointe South Mountain Resort, set on 600 acres at the base of scenic South Mountain Park. Mom is sure to enjoy this sprawling resort village featuring extensive outdoor activities such as tennis, croquet, horseback riding, mountain biking and hiking as well as a variety of rejuvenating spa experiences at the resort’s Phantom Horse Spa & Salon. Rooms start at $199* nightly.

3. Make mom feel glamorous. What better way to make her feel like a celebrity than with a shopping spree on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. Surprise mom with a stay at the four-star Loews Beverly Hills Hotel, just minutes from the chic shops, celebrity-frequented restaurants and hip nightclubs on Rodeo Drive. Rooms start at $143* nightly. Or let mom feel like a princess in Honolulu, where she can relax among tropical flowers, roaring waterfalls, lush forests and tranquil beaches. The three-star Sheraton Princess Kaiulani offers spectacular views of the jewel-bright Diamond Head, the Ko’olau Mountains, and Honolulu’s fabled city lights. Rooms are available starting at $136* nightly.

4. Spend quality time with mom. While some moms need a getaway from babysitting, some can’t imagine a good time without the kids. For a vacation the whole family can enjoy, Orlando offers adventures for all ages. The three-star Radisson Resort Parkway – Orlando Disney Maingate has rooms starting at $100* nightly. Guests can enjoy the complementary shuttles provided to Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios theme parks. Golf courses, dining and shopping options are also nearby. Las Vegas may be an adult’s playground, but there is plenty for kids to do there, too! Children will be captivated by the Lance Burton magic show, currently showing at the four-star Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. Moms can also de-stress at the on-site spa and enjoy a sea salt body scrub or a seaweed body treatment. Rooms starts at $129* nightly.
5. Take mom out of the kitchen and out on the town. For those who cannot
afford to give Mom a full getaway, don’t despair. There are plenty of
in-town hotel options with great restaurants, pools and hotel spas for
her to enjoy. In San Antonio, four-star Havana Riverwalk Inn boasts a
charming bistro “Siboney,” which has been called San Antonio’s most
romantic place to dine. Rooms start at $116* nightly. Four-star
Marriott Marquis Atlanta features a soaring 50-story atrium, panoramic
view of the city, pool and solarium. Rooms are available at $119* per
night. Or give mom a night away from home at the three-star Ramada
Plaza Downtown San Francisco for as low as $96* nightly, located near
endless dining options such as North Beach’s Italian and California
cuisine, Mission District’s South American eateries, Chinatown and the
Richmond District’s array of traditional Asian fare.

For more information on any of these great hotel deals and more, visit Lodging.com.

*All hotel rates are per room, per night based on double occupancy, do not include taxes and/or fees, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until confirmed.

About Lodging.com

A Cendant Company (NYSE:CD) , Lodging.com is ranked among the top five online hotel reservations sites and offers the largest selection of specially- negotiated hotel rates in the industry, with approximately 30,000 rates in thousands of cities around the world. Reservations can be made online at http://www.lodging.com/ or by calling toll-free 888-LODGING. Founded in 1995, Lodging.com is part of Cendant’s Travel Distribution Services Division.

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