Over-the-top holiday hotel packages


Published December 10, 2013

| Condé Nast Traveler

Over-the-top holiday hotel packages

Over-the-top holiday hotel packages

Everyone craves a little relaxation around the holidays, but these hotels and resorts take the concept of R&R to the extreme.

Hotel Madeline Telluride, Colorado

This is the ultimate slopeside retreat. Enjoy dog-sledding through the San Juan Forest, sleigh riding to dinner, and touring the San Sophia mountain range from a private glider. Available January 19–March 31, 2014, but the hotel asks for two weeks' notice to arrange everything. 

Starting at $15,000

The Beverly Hilton, Los Angeles

This is posh presidential experience will have you feeling better than the real Commander in Chief. Guests will be escorted to the hotel's Presidential Suite by a private police motorcade, where they'll sit for a family portrait session with photographer of Presidents John Russo. To make sure the suite really does feel like home for the holidays, the hotel will hang personalized stockings for the whole family in the suite. Travel dates between Dec 1–28, 2013. 

Starting at $45,000

Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

Home for the Holidays Family packages are sure to bring everyone together this season. Along with a two-day stay in a two-bedroom suite and private family dinner for four in the hotel's historic Chimney Stack Room (pictured), guests at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown will be treated to a $2,000 shopping spree through the neighborhood's boutiques with a personal shopper. Afterward, enjoy a private tour and baking class at the famous Georgetown Cupcake bakery. The package is available from Nov 22 through Dec 31, with a ten-day advance booking notice. 

Starting at $10,000

Winvian Resorts with Magellan

Avoid holiday traffic jams with round-trip Magellan helicopter service to one of the Winvian resort's 18 unique cottages in the woodlands near Litchfield, Connecticut. Packages start at $8,700 and include helicopter transfers, all meals, a fully stocked wet bar, and two massage treatments in the 5,000-square-foot spa. Package available through Jan 15, 2014. 

Starting at $8,700

For more outrageous holiday hotel packages, check out the full list.

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