30-hour deal: Book a stay at any Graduate hotel for $30 per night through July
Travelers still looking to book a last-minute trip for this summer, perhaps even for Memorial Day weekend, should consider booking a room at a Graduate Hotels location in the U.S. or the United Kingdom, since nightly rates start at just $30 for a limited time.
In case you are unfamiliar, Graduate Hotels is a boutique hotel chain showcasing some of the country's best colleges with university-themed decor. These hotels are located in bustling college towns, from Athens, Georgia, to Ann Arbor, Michigan, to Madison, Wisconsin, plus two hotels in England.
During the pandemic, I stayed at the Graduate in Columbus, Ohio, twice as I drove to and from my home on the East Coast to my parents' home in the Midwest. The hotel staff was among the friendliest I've ever encountered thus far as a hotel guest.
If you want to reminisce about your college years or simply want to try a new hotel, consider giving the Graduate a try during this sale, which starts tomorrow and lasts for just 30 hours.
This 30-hour sale will offer a limited number of rooms for $30 per night, for stays through July 31. Act fast as the rooms are likely to get booked quickly. The sale starts at noon.
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Hotels: Graduate Hotels.
Locations: Every Graduate hotel in the U.S. and U.K.
How to book: Book online through the hotel and use code SUMMER30; a limited number of rooms are available.
Travel dates: For travel through July 31.
Book: From 12 p.m. ET on May 25 through 6 p.m. ET on May 26.
As mentioned, this sale is valid for $30-per-night rooms in all 32 properties under the Graduate Hotels portfolio, including in the below cities:
- Berkeley, California.
- Bloomington, Indiana.
- Cambridge, England.
- Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
- East Lansing, Michigan.
- Evanston, Illinois.
- Iowa City, Iowa.
- Knoxville, Tennessee.
- New Haven, Connecticut.
- Oxford, Mississippi.
- Oxford, England.
- State College, Pennsylvania.
- Tempe, Arizona.
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Once you pick a property, head to its website directly to reserve your stay as you would normally. To get the $30 rate, be sure to enter the promo code SUMMER30 at the time of booking.
Maximize your purchase
If you book this deal, use a card that earns bonus points on travel purchases, such as the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (5 points per dollar on travel purchased through Chase Ultimate Rewards and 2 points per dollar on all other travel purchases), the Citi Premier® Card (3 points per dollar on hotels), the Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card (10 miles per dollar on hotels booked through Capital One Travel) or The Platinum Card® from American Express (5 Membership Rewards points per dollar on prepaid hotels booked with American Express Travel).
This sale begins tomorrow at noon, when you can find rooms for $30 per night at all Graduate Hotels. Since this deal features extremely low-priced rooms, be sure to book ASAP if interested as only a certain number of rooms will be available.
As hotel rates continue to climb for domestic travel this summer, this deal is worth checking out, at the very least.
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