updated 11/5/2008 11:37:04 AM ET 2008-11-05T16:37:04

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The deal
If you can’t make it home in time for the holidays this year or you’re just looking for a good excuse to party it up with your crew, check out these rockin’ good deals on offer from participating Hard Rock Hotels. Head to Chicago or San Diego to enjoy special rates over Thanksgiving and Christmas, or go global and bring your roadies with a rock-star holiday offer in Bali.

Wild Turkey Week at Hard Rock Hotel Chicago from $99/night
The fashionable art deco Hard Rock Hotel Chicago is just minutes away from the city’s best shopping, dining, and theaters. Book a room during Thanksgiving week at wildly reduced rates and enjoy all the usual amenities like valet parking, complimentary newspaper delivery, a 24-hour fitness center, and on-demand movies. Rates during Wild Turkey Week start at $99—that’s 50% off regular room rates of $199.

White Christmas at Hard Rock Hotel Bali from $120/night
Asia’s first Hard Rock Hotel sits on Bali’s famed Kuta beach and offers amenities like state-of-the-art Karaoke rooms, a sauna, Jacuzzi, pool, and rock-climbing wall. Book one of the swanky 418 rooms and suites from December 19 though the 27 and take advantage of this special holiday offer: The White Christmas package includes superior room accommodations, daily buffet breakfast for up to two adults and two children, one buffet family dinner as well as priority admission to the Hard Rock Café, discount vouchers for the hotel’s Boom Box recording studio, and more for just $120/night.

Holidaze at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego from $179/night
Located in San Diego’s historic Gas Lamp quarter, the 420-room Hard Rock Hotel San Diego is home to a swank Nobu outpost, two bars, and a luxurious Rock Spa and pool, featuring private cabanas and day beds. Take advantage of special holiday prices during Thanksgiving week (November 23-27) and Christmas week (December 21-25) when discounted studio rates go for just $179/night. Regular rates average $245/night so you’ll save about 27 percent during the peak holiday breaks. For a smart splurge, book a suite with a living room and bedroom, fully-equipped multi-media system, and two large hi-def flat screen TVs for just $219, and you’ll save 23 percent off regular suites rates.

The dollars
Rates based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional.

The catch
It’s back to work–or rehab–for you once the holidays are over.

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