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11 Luxurious Labor Day Weekend Getaways

We travel to enjoy both the thrill of the new and the comforts of timeless things, and so any list of the hottest destinations in the world is bound to contain classics and emerging winners alike. Whether it’s for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a solo adventure, these are the cities and regions that American Express Card Members are traveling to in 2020..

Labor Day is about recognizing workers, so what better way to reward yourself for all of your hard work throughout the year than with a luxurious Labor Day weekend getaway? Fine Hotels + Resorts® and The Hotel Collection have spectacular properties you’ll want to visit.

We’ve spotlighted 11 of the most highly sought-after places to go for Labor Day weekend. Take your short vacation to the next level when you book with your Platinum Card®. If you haven’t received the $200 Hotel Credit yet, you’ll get $200 back in statement credits on prepaid Fine Hotels + Resorts or The Hotel Collection bookings through American Express Travel. Plus, you’ll get elevated benefits like a $100 experience credit1 and room upgrade on arrival, when available2. Book your prepaid stay through American Express Travel by 9/3/21 and travel by Labor Day, 9/6/21, to secure the special offers below and maximize the last rays of summer.

1 Experience credit varies by property

2Certain room categories are not eligible for upgrade

San Francisco and Napa Valley, CA

Explore the vibrant Golden City from the comfort of Fairmont San Francisco. Nestled in the historic neighborhood of Nob Hill, this stately hotel is surrounded by world-class dining and shopping. Revel in the nearby nightlife and then sleep it off with your guaranteed 4pm check-out. You’ll be able to really take your time exploring it all with a complimentary third night.

For a change of pace, head out of the city and luxuriate in the sweet life at Hotel Yountville in Napa Valley. Swim in the scenic outdoor pool and try the local fare at Heritage Oak with your $100 experience credit. Enjoy everything this beautiful property has to offer with a complimentary third night.

Las Vegas, NV

Can’t decide between relaxation and excitement? You don’t have to at the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas. Steps away from world-class shopping and entertainment, with rooms that overlook the glittering Las Vegas Strip plus relaxing private poolside cabanas to relax in eight floors up, this non-gaming hotel offers the best of both worlds. Sip a creative cocktail at SkyBar with your $100 experience credit, and while away every hour of the weekend exactly as you want to. Make it a long one with a complimentary third night.

New Orleans, LA

Located on the edge of the French Quarter, The Eliza Jane - Hyatt Unbound Collection is a perfect home base for a stay in colorful New Orleans. Savor everything the city has to offer—food, music, vibrant nightlife—and then retire to this richly decorated historic hotel. Relax in the expansive open-air interior garden courtyard, and taste local cuisine at Couvant, the property’s French brasserie with a New Orleans twist, with your $100 experience credit. Extend your long weekend here with a complimentary fourth night.

Boston, MA

Explore Boston’s iconic sites from The Newbury Boston, a historic hotel with contemporary comforts. Roam the city’s cobbled streets, sample farm-fresh produce at Boston Public Market and then unwind in your well-appointed room. Take advantage of room upgrade on arrival, when available. Stay for two nights and get a $175 property credit, which you can use toward an authentic northern Italian dinner at The Rooftop or drinks at The Street Bar.

Miami, FL

If it’s sun, sand and shopping you’re after, Loews Miami South Beach will be sure to satisfy. Centrally located with access to the city’s nightlife, shopping and Art Deco architecture, this hotel’s rooms and suites offer sweeping views of the ocean and city skyline. Delight in daily breakfast for two before you head to the beach or the expansive pool deck. With a complimentary third night, you have ample time to soak in the final moments of summer.

Nashville, TN

Those craving an authentic Nashville experience need look no further than Bobby Hotel. Located in the heart of the Music City with Nashville-inspired décor, it fits the bill with ease. Cruise around the city with Bobby’s driver in the hotel’s vintage car, then head up to the Rooftop Lounge for an intimate concert during the Summer Music Series. Use your $100 experience credit to sip cocktails under the stars. You’ll be able to fully immerse yourself in the city and its culture with a complimentary fourth night.

New York, NY

Live in luxury for the weekend at The Lowell, where residential-style rooms and suites are appointed with details like deep soaking tubs and landscaped terraces. Go for a stroll in Central Park, admire the historical landmarks and shop at the world-class boutiques nearby. Have complimentary daily breakfast for two and go at your own pace with guaranteed 4pm check-out. Then take advantage of a complimentary third night and take it all in. Sleeping is, of course, optional.

Kamuela, HI

Need some time on secluded white-sand beaches and your own private porch? Hawaii’s Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection has you covered. Located on the Kohala Coast, this hotel boasts three beaches, a tranquil adults-only infinity pool, and contemporary décor inspired by Hawaii. Make the most of your island time with recreation activities or simply relax, with guaranteed 4pm check-out to maximize your time. Stay for two nights and your third night is complimentary.

Denver, CO

Get a taste of Denver’s history at The Crawford Hotel, which resides right above the revitalized landmark Union Station. With jaw-dropping 65-foot ceilings, original terrazzo floors and stunning chandeliers, The Crawford is a stylish home base to explore the city from. Take a lap around the city in their complimentary Tesla and refuel at their acclaimed farm-to-table bistros with your $100 experience credit. Enjoy a complimentary third night and get the full experience.

London, England

For timeless heritage and contemporary flair, check into Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, where you can put your $100 experience credit towards a float in the vitality pool or recharge in The Spa’s amethyst crystal steam room after a day of exploring the city. You’ll feel even more refreshed after a complimentary third night.

Alternatively, settle in amid the dramatic peaks of St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Gothic Revival architecture. Get a room upgrade upon arrival, when available, and bask in the blend of historic restorations with elegant, contemporary furnishings. Savor some 19th-century British cuisine with locally sourced produce at The Gilbert Scott with the $150 property credit included with your two-night stay.

Paris, France

Seeking old-world opulence and urban romance? If you answered “oui,” there’s an ideal place for you at Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel. Located in an 18th-century palace near the Louvre and Champs-Élysées, it offers some of the finest accommodations in the city of love. Enjoy an exclusive suite of benefits including daily breakfast for two and guaranteed 4pm check-out. Stay for three nights and receive a $575 food and beverage credit, which you can use at one of the hotel’s numerous inspired restaurants.

Or check into the elegant five-star boutique Hotel Vernet, located in an iconic Haussman building with signature limestone and black ironwork balconies. Take advantage of signature perks like room upgrade, when available, and a $100 experience credit. Soak up the Parisian décor at your leisure, and make the most of nearby attractions like Triangle d’Or when you extend your stay with a complimentary third night.

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