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Let’s Go Paso!
Paso Robles, a wine lovers dream destination, is celebrating Paso Robles Hotel Month through February offering a third consecutive night free with a two night stay. The offer is available at flagship hotels and inns such as Adelaide Inn, La Bellasera Hotel & Suites, the historic Paso Robles Inn, and more. Also, guests can enjoy a complimentary bottle of Hope Family Wine.
Paso Robles is touted at the country’s fastest-growing wine regions—with 200 plus wineries, food and wine festivals and excellent farm to table restaurants. It’s only about a a four hour drive from Orange County and it’s a great place for a winter getaway. Wine tasting is a huge draw, and there are also fantastic outdoor activities such as hiking,
biking, premier golfing, hot springs spas, and beaches are only 30 minutes away.
For “Paso Robles Hotel Month” reservations and booking information, go to Travel Paso. All three nights must be consecutive and at the same lodging property. Offers are subject to availability; blackout dates apply; valid February 1- 28, 2013. For more information on attractions, dining and lodging, visit Travel Paso. For the latest news, visit thier blog.
Participating lodging properties include:
Adelaide Inn - enjoy all the comforts of home at this family-owned, budget friendly inn including complimentary muffins, fruit and cookies each day, comfy pillow-top mattresses plus a heated outdoor pool and spa, sauna and a miniature golf course. Participants of “Paso Robles Hotel Month” will also receive a $5 per person coupon to locals’ favorite Margie's Diner for breakfast each morning, complimentary afternoon cookies and wine tasting tickets to more than a dozen Paso Robles wineries.
For reservations call (800) 549-7276 and ask for the “February Hotel Special.” Offer only valid for one complimentary night per customer; valid for executive king or two queen bedded rooms; no discounted rates. Promotion not valid on February 15 & 16.
Best Western Black Oak Lodge a truly relaxing oasis in wine country, this award winning hotel boasts 110 nicely appointed rooms, an outdoor heated pool, hot tub and dry sauna. The convenient location provides easy access to local wineries, lakes and renowned dining. For reservations call (805) 238-4740 and ask for rate code “HM.” Complimentary night not valid on Fridays or Saturdays. Promotion not valid on February 15 and 16.
Courtyard by Marriott – enjoy well-appointed contemporary guestrooms, room service, a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, fitness center and in-room spa services. Participants of “Paso Robles Hotel Month” will also receive 10% off spa services and restaurant purchases. Reservations must be booked directly through Beverly Sadeghi by calling (805) 239-5111 or Lindsey Lanham (805)239-5501.
Hampton Inn & Suites - this charming Mediterranean style property recently completed a $2 million renovation. Enjoy the complimentary breakfast bar each morning and evening wine reception (held Mon. - Thurs.), heated pool, spa and fitness center. Participants of “Paso Robles Hotel Month” will also receive two complimentary signature wine glasses with their bottle of wine. For reservations call (805) 226-9988 and ask for the “February Hotel Special.”
Holiday Inn Express Suites fully-appointed guestrooms, Jacuzzi suites and Full suites provide an ideal relaxing getaway. Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast each morning, an indoor pool and spa, a 24 hour fitness center and free wifi. On weekdays, guests will also enjoy a complimentary evening wine and beer reception featuring local wineries and breweries. For reservations, contact Guest Services (805) 238-6500.
La Bellasera Hotel & Suites this luxurious Mediterranean-style hotel offers amenities including acclaimed Enoteca Restaurant & Bar, an onsite spa, a choice of specialty suites, a swimming pool, fitness center, whirlpool and fireside cabana. Paso Robles' only AAA rated Four Diamond Hotel. For reservations call (805) 238-2834 and ask for the “February Hotel Special.”
La Quinta Inns & Suites – enjoy special amenities such as a complimentary breakfast buffet, a nightly wine and gourmet cheese reception, a fitness center and an outdoor heated pool and whirlpool. New two-room suites feature spacious bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs, a living room and large bedroom. Participants of “Paso Robles Hotel Month” will also enjoy a complimentary Artisan Series tasting at adjacent San Antonio Winery. For reservations call (805) 239-3004 and ask for the “February Hotel Special.” Not valid on President’s day weekend, February 15-18.
Paso Robles Inn renowned for their therapeutic mineral spa tubs, this serene getaway is surrounded by lush gardens, streams, koi ponds and majestic oak trees. Hotel amenities include an outdoor heated pool and spa and the popular Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse. For an extra special getaway, book a room with a fireplace and private hot springs mineral spa tub. Participants of “Paso Robles Hotel Month” will also enjoy 10% off at the Paso Robles Inn Steakhouse. For reservations, call 800-676-1713 or visit Paso Robles Inn. Available on new reservations only; cannot be combined with any other offer. Valid Sunday-Thursday nights only.
Art at Coastline
The new hidden gem for art enthusiasts, Coastline Art Gallery in Newport Beach invites you to Next to Nothing, a reception Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. focusing on reductive, hard edge and minimal art.
Participating artists include Tony Delap, Steve Metzger, Jay Sagen, Tom Dowling, Brett Rubbico, Hilary Baker, Edith Baumann, Sam Erenberg, Michelle Jane Lee, John Eden, Alison Rash and Tessie Whitmore. Next to Nothing will be shown through March 9.
Coastline Community College’s art gallery offers opportunities for art students, artists, and art professionals to attend receptions, lectures, holiday art sales, summer art workshops and other art-related events. It’s open to the public and admission is free.
Open noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; open noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
1515 Monrovia in Newport Beach. 714.241.6213.