U.S. hotels donate hotel room rates to charity

It feels good to give back, and at Gadling, we’re always eager to showcase hotels that do good. Case in point: Sage Hospitality. During the first two weeks of February 2011, each of the 53 Sage hotels across the country will run “While You Were Sleeping” promotions, which donate overnight rates on randomly selected rooms to the guest’s choice of charity.

From Feb. 1-14, 2011, each Sage property will choose four guests at random, and each guest’s room rate will be donated to a charity. The guest will be offered the opportunity to select a beneficiary from a list of renowned charities compiled by Sage Hospitality including FoodforthePoor.org, Volunteers of America, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters, World Vision and UNICEF.
Hotels participating in the promotion include:

Alabama: Courtyard Mobile Spanish Fort/Eastern Shore in Spanish Fort, Ala.; Fairfield Inn & Suites Mobile Spanish Fort/Eastern Shore in Spanish Fort, Ala.

Arizona: Sheraton Airport Hotel Tempe in Tempe, Ariz.; Sheraton Tucson Hotel and Suites in Tucson, Ariz.

California: Courtyard Los Angeles Pasadena/Monrovia in Monrovia, Calif.; Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown in San Diego, Calif.; Homewood Suites by Hilton SFO Airport North in Brisbane, Calif.; Del Mar Hilton San Diego in Del Mar, Calif.

Colorado: The Curtis, a Doubletree Hotel, in Denver, Colo.; Courtyard by Marriott Denver Downtown in Denver, Colo.; Hilton Garden Inn Denver South/Meridian in Englewood, Colo.; JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek in Denver, Colo.; The Oxford Hotel in Denver, Colo.; Pueblo Marriott in Pueblo, Colo.; Denver Airport Marriott at Gateway Park in Denver, Colo.; Residence Inn by Marriott Denver City Center in Denver, Colo.; TownePlace Suites by Marriott Boulder Broomfield in Broomfield, Colo.; TownePlace Suites by Marriott Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, Colo.; TownePlace Suites by Marriott Denver Downtown in Denver, Colo.; TownePlace Suites by Marriott Denver Southeast in Denver, Colo.; TownePlace Suites by Marriott Littleton Southwest in Littleton, Colo.; TownePlace Suites by Marriott Denver Tech Center in Englewood, Colo.; TownePlace Suites by Marriott Denver West Federal Center in Golden, Colo.; The Westin Westminster in Westminster, Colo.

Florida: Hilton Garden Inn Orlando at SeaWorld International Center in Orlando, Fla.

Georgia: Doubletree Hotel NE/Northlake in Atlanta, Ga.; Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center in Atlanta, Ga.; Glenn Hotel in Atlanta, Ga.

Illinois: Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel in Chicago, Ill.; Chicago’s Essex Inn in Chicago, Ill.; Hilton Garden Inn Hoffman Estates in Hoffman Estates, Ill.;

Michigan: Courtyard by Marriott in Brighton, Mich.; Courtyard by Marriott in Lansing, Mich.; The Baronette Renaissance in Novi, Mich.

Minnesota: Crown Plaza Hotel Minneapolis North in Minneapolis, Minn.; Fairfield Inn by Marriott in Duluth, Minn.

Mississippi: Courtyard Biloxi North/D’lberville in D’lberville, Miss.

Nevada: Fairfield Inn by Marriott Las Vegas Airport – Las Vegas, N.V.

North Carolina: Charlotte Marriott Executive Park in Charlotte, N.C.

Ohio: Crowne Plaza Cincinnati North in Cincinnati, Ohio;

Oregon: the Nines, The Luxury Collection, Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Portland, Ore.; Courtyard by Marriott – Portland City Center in Portland, Ore.

Pennsylvania: Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Rhode Island: Renaissance Providence Hotel in Providence, R.I.

Texas: Hilton College Station and Conference Center in College Station, Texas; Hampton Inn Six Flags in San Antonio, Texas; Houston Holiday Inn South Loop in Houston, Texas

Utah: Marriott Ogden Hotel in Ogden, Utah

Washington: Courtyard Seattle in Seattle, Wash.; Hawthorn Suites in Kent, Wash.; Holiday Inn Renton in Renton, Wash.

Wisconsin: Residence Inn by Marriott Milwaukee Downtown in Milwaukee, Wis.

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Stay at a Sage hotel, donate to Haiti relief

There are countless ways you can donate money and supplies to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake. Here’s one more way you can help, just by going about your travels. Stay at a Sage Hospitality Group hotel, now through the end of January, and the company will give $10 per room, per night to the Red Cross.

54 Sage hotels throughout the US are participating in the promotion. Guests do need to book the special “Help Haiti” rate, which has limited availability, in order to make the donation.

The Sage group is offering a few other promotions that benefit victims of the disaster. Coco Key Water Resorts, a division of the hotel group, will offer 1% of all food and beverage purchases to the Red Cross, and will offer a $5 pass on January 26, with all proceeds going to the Red Cross.

Sage has a history of offering great rates and promotions to help others. In the past, they’ve offered free nights to volunteers, service-people, and teachers.