There’s nothing quite like the feeling of heading out of town for a much needed escape. And with a long weekend approaching, it’s the perfect time to book a last minute getaway!
There are so many great places to stay now- from boutique hotels to resorts to house rentals- that it can be hard to decide on the right option for you, especially when you’re looking for last-minute lodging. To give you a hand, we’ve compiled 6 very cool (and of course stylish) hotels and house rentals on the East and West coasts (they’re all within just a few hours drive of New York and Los Angeles) that would be the perfect spots for some much needed rest and relaxation. So check them out and get booking. The weekend is fast approaching and your getaway is just a few clicks away!
Relaxed and Refined
LOCATION: MONTAUK, NY (3 hours from nyc)
ACCOMmODATIONS: 96 ROOM HOTEL
PRICE: STARTING AT $361
Marram is an oceanfront boutique resort on the tip of Long Island in Montauk. The cedar clad hotel is both modern and welcoming, featuring rooms with simple, neutral furnishings and textural details. With a pool, an on site cafe, and activities like sunrise yoga and nature walks, it’s the perfect place to relax and unwind. Book here.
NAME: CLUM HOUSE
LOCATION: CATSKILL, NY (2 1/2 hours from nyc)
ACCOMmODATIONS: 3 BEDROOM HOUSE
This house is full of historic charms (wood burning fireplace, oak beam ceilings) and cozy spots to curl up on a fall afternoon. Originally part of a girls camp that operated until 60’s, it’s been fully restored and furnished in mix of modern and traditional style. If you’re looking for a quiet weekend in the country, this is your spot. Book here.
Lots of Character
NAME: HOTEL KINSLEY
LOCATION: KINGSTON, NY (2 hours from nyc)
ACCOMmODATIONS: 10 ROOM HOTEL
PRICE: starting at $590
Originally built in the 1860’s, the hotel was formerly the home of the New York State Bank and has been restored to maintain the buildings character and details, while bringing in modern style and conveniences. There’s an onsite restaurant, cocktail bar, and the charms of the downtown Kingston are just a few steps away. Sounds like a pretty ideal early fall getaway to us! Book here.
Industrial Desert Dream
NAME: STARGAZER’S CABIN
LOCATION: TWENTY NINE PALMS, CALIFORNIA (2 1/2 hours from la)
ACCOMmODATIONS: 2 BEDROOM CABIN
Sleep under the stars in the minimalist steel cabin (it features an open-air room bedroom where you can do just that). Designed by architect Malek Alqadi this unique off-grid getaway is super minimal, but with all the conveniences you need for a comfy stay. Book here.
NAME: Hotel joaquin
LOCATION: laguna beach, CALIFORNIA (1 hour from la)
ACCOMmODATIONS: boutique hotel
PRICE: Starting at $279
A small resort nestled above Shaw’s Cove in Laguna Beach, Hotel Joaquin has an eclectic style that mixes mid-century, minimal, and earthy vibes that feels refined and totally comfortable. In addition to being steps from the beach, there’s a pool and restaurant onsite and plenty of activities nearby. So whether you want to relax to the sounds of the waves, or be active, it’s a great spot to do so. Book here.
LOCATION: joshua tree, CALIFORNIA (2 Hours from la)
ACCOMmODATIONS: 3 bedroom house
PRICE: $525/ night
If you’re looking for complete privacy, this 3 acre property surrounded by boulders and desert landscape is for you. The modern glass house contrasts with the extreme terrain, and a saltwater pool, outdoor shower, and fire pit bring some luxurious touches. And it’s just a 15 minute drive to the main entrance of Joshua Tree National Park. Book here.