Gaylord Hotels 2nd Night Free Anniversary weekend

Gaylord Hotels offers couples the 2nd night free on a two-night weekend stay during the month of your anniversary for stays through May 31. The offer changes for those with anniversary dates June through December to a $100 resort credit for two paid nights.

The catch is you must have proof (i.e. copy of marriage certificate) of your anniversary date in the month of your stay. My wife and I had our anniversary in January so this offer has passed us by for 2012.

Rates are around $199 to about $250 per night for the 2nd night free anniversary offer. The links below are set for the anniversary offer booking.

For travel Now – May 31, 2012, get your FREE night at any of these Gaylord Hotels:

Gaylord Hotels’ Unforgettable Anniversary for travel June – December 31, 2012 includes $100 credit with two paid nights:

Anniversary Offer T&C

*Per room plus tax based on availability for select weekends now through May 31, 2012. Subject to daily resort fee and parking fees for all occupied nights. Rate for paid night varies based on best available rate on the date of choice. Free night must be used on date immediately following paid night by same guest. Additional nights are available at prevailing rates. Limit one (1) complimentary night per couple, regardless of length of stay. Back-to-back reservations are prohibited. Not valid in conjunction with other offers or discounts; not valid for groups or conventions. Not retroactive. Proof of anniversary date (i.e. marriage certificate) must be presented upon arrival; offer valid during the month of your anniversary only. Other restrictions apply.


Gaylord Hotels are actually unique convention resort hotels with a couple thousand rooms. The defining feature of these hotels is the cavernous interior atrium filled with water features, trees, restaurants, and bars.

This is a good deal for a hotel property you likely wouldn’t think of staying when not attending a conference. The past two years I stayed in Gaylord Palms, at Orlando, Florida near Walt Disney World and Gaylord National about ten miles outside of Washington D.C. in National Harbor, Maryland while attending the Carlson Hotels annual global conference.

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View of Gaylord Palms atrium Orlando, Florida.

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Dining on the deck of a sailboat inside the atrium at the Gaylord Palms is one of the disneyesque experiences available to guests.

The Gaylord Resorts have several restaurants and entertainment facilities in addition to pools and large workout facilities. These are truly stand-alone properties where you can find plenty of entertainment without leaving the hotel. Gaylord Palms offers complimentary shuttle to Walt Disney World.

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Glass atrium of Gaylord National.

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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