MONTVALE, NJ--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) -  Dolce Hotels and Resorts has introduced Dolce Summer Escape, a discount of up to 50 percent off best available rate, including breakfast for two adults and their children up to 12 years old at participating hotels and resorts.

Available through Sept. 30, Dolce Summer Escape can be booked at by entering the rate code DSE. Travelers also may call, toll-free in North America, (800) 98-DOLCE or (800) 983-6523. European hotels and resorts should be called directly as listed online.

"Dolce Summer Escape provides a wonderful opportunity for families to introduce themselves to Dolce Hotels and Resorts and the unique experience we offer," said Barry Goldstein, the company's chief revenue officer. "Many of our hotels and resorts offer golf, spas, outdoor activities and exercise facilities on large, green campuses just outside major metropolitan areas."

For example, Seaview, a Dolce Resort, near Atlantic City, N.J., features two 18-hole championship golf courses on its 300-acre grounds. The Being Spa at Dolce Hayes Mansion in San Jose, Calif., has been honored as the Best Resort Spa in the Silicon Valley. Colorado's Aspen Meadows Resort is steps away from some of the most celebrated fly fishing in America.

"All Dolce hotels and resorts specialize in the culinary arts, featuring a wide variety of healthy, natural foods and signature specialties prepared fresh every day by world-class chefs," Goldstein said. "In addition to the room rate discount, Dolce Summer Escape provides even greater value to traveling families by extending the complimentary breakfast to their children."

Dolce Summer Escape is subject to availability, non-retroactive and cannot be combined with other offers. Blackout dates may apply, and discounts and facilities vary by property, as described online. The offer does not apply to meeting and other group bookings. Breakfast is offered exclusively at designated hotel and resort restaurants and excludes in-room dining.

Detailed terms and conditions are available at or by calling the toll-free reservations number or individual hotels and resorts directly.

Dolce Hotels and Resorts, a privately held operator of 26 upscale hotels, resorts and conference hotels in North America and Europe founded in 1981, is majority-owned by Broadreach Capital Partners. The company, headquartered in Montvale, N.J., employs approximately 4,000 people worldwide. Additional information is available at

Dolce's portfolio includes properties in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, Colorado, California, Ontario, Belgium, France, Spain and Germany.

The company's vision is to create inspiring environments that bring people together, and its mission is to delight its guests, challenge its associates, reward its owners and serve as a role model in its communities.