August might be the best time to book a last-minute summer travel weekend getaway, and Marriott’s popular Summer in the City hotel deal in four East Coast cities - Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. - is still available Thursdays-Sundays* through September 6, 2010.

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Packages include free sightseeing passes and breakfast, based on availability, at 33 participating JW Marriott, Marriott Hotel & Resorts, Renaissance Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard and Residence Inn by Marriott properties. 

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Package prices start at $120 per night, per room, and include: Hotel accommodation for up to two adults and two children, Thursday to Sunday, *except in New York, where the package is offered seven days a week. Two free adult city sightseeing passes, offering free access to major attractions (or sightseeing transportation to the mostly free museums in Washington). Additional passes for adults and children are available for purchase. Free breakfast for two at full-service hotels (JW, Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Renaissance) and free breakfast at Courtyard and Residence Inn properties.

Source: Marriott International, Inc./PRNewswire.