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With 2017 right around the corner, it’s time to book a hotel room to ring in the new year in style. Whether you’re planning a romantic escape, partying with a group of friends, or looking forward to a family getaway, these hotels offer festive New Year’s Eve accommodations—and, spoiler alert, they won’t be available for long.

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Watch the Times Square ball drop above the crowds | Photo courtesy of Hotel Marriott

Watch the Times Square ball drop above the crowds | Photo courtesy of Hotel Marriott

Marriott Marquis Hotel: New York, NY

Located smack in the middleof Times Square, the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel offers 100 guestrooms with ball drop views and a New Year’s Eve party with a Roaring Twenties theme at the View Restaurant & Lounge located on the 48th floor.

 Hard Rock Hotel

Stay classy | Photo courtesy of the Hard Rock Hotel

Hard Rock Hotel: Chicago, IL

Enjoy an exclusive New Year’s Eve soiree at the Hard Rock Hotel located on the city’s Magnificent Mile. The adults only, black tie event includes plenty of libations and hors d’oeuvres. Dance the night away with celebrity DJs, state-of-the-art lighting and sound, confetti storm and live music. With a Cubs victory in the can, this city will be partying hardcore this year.

Ring in the new year with the stars | Photo courtesy of the Stratosphere

Ring in the new year with the stars | Photo courtesy of the Stratosphere

Stratosphere: Las Vegas, NV

Watch fireworks ignite in unison off several casino rooftops from the comfort and elegance of the 108th level of the Stratosphere Las Vegas. The VIP Tower Party includes cocktails, carving stations and dessert. Enjoy live music, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight.


Even if it was in a haystack, you’d still be able to see this needle’s NYE fireworks | Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

Warwick Hotel: Seattle, WA

The Warwick Seattle Hotel is the perfect place to view the Space Needle fireworks extravaganza fromthe comfort of a cozy guest room or balcony. For those wanting a less intimate celebration, the hotel is within walking (or should we say stumbling?) distance of the SkyCity Soiree and also the Observation Deck Dance Party at the Space Needle.

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And after the party it's the hotel lobby | Photo courtesy of the Hyatt Regency

And after the party it’s the hotel lobby | Photo courtesy of the Hyatt Regency

Hyatt New Orleans: New Orleans, LA

Celebrate the “Big Night” New Orleans style with world-class performers, a variety of food and beverages, multiple party rooms and all-night dancing at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. This New Year’s Eve Party Gala is for revelers 21 years and older.

Photo courtesy of Sorella

Ring in the new year bigger in Texas | Photo courtesy of Sorella

Hotel Sorella: Houston, TX

Countdown to midnight at a chic New Year’s Eve party hosted at the Monnalisa® bar at the hip Hotel Sorella. The hotel is located in Houston’s CITYCENTRE! hotspot and its “Quite the Night in Monnalisa” package includes overnight accommodation, complimentary champagne, live music, dancing and ball drop at midnight.

Eliot Hotel

Imagine waking up to 2017 in this bed | Photo courtesy of Eliot Hotel

Eliot Hotel: Boston, MA

Start 2017 off right by waking up in a luxury suite at the Eliot Hotel, located just a hop, skip and jump from Copley Square where the city’s impressive “First Night First Day” celebration takes place. Children under 18 stay free.

NYAH Key West

Happy New Year! Happy presidential suite! | Photo courtesy of NYAH Key West

NYAH: Key West, FL

Throw your own adults-only party with your entourage at the Presidential Suite at NYAH in Key West. This 35-room guesthouse includes three pools, two spa tubs, rooftop terrace, and continental breakfast and rooms can be put together to accommodate large parties.

Fireworks on a beach? Yes, please | Photo courtesy of Grand Wailea

Fireworks on a beach? Yes, please. | Photo courtesy of Grand Wailea

Grand Wailea: Maui, HI

Kick off 2017 in the islands with an escape to the Grand Wailea: A Waldorf Astoria Resort. The island’s largest fireworks display is viewable from the resort’s gorgeous beach.

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