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Save with Winter Lodging Specials at California Inns
Cozy up with winter savings at boutique hotels and bed and breakfast inns in California. Whether it’s a mountain retreat, a coastal escape, or a relaxing wine country getaway, travelers will find lodging specials and packages to make the season brighter.
White Swan Inn and Petite Auberge
Within walking distance of San Francisco’s Union Square shops and holiday festivities, White Swan Inn and Petite Auberge are celebrating the season with a 12 Days of Christmas special. Book a room between December 1 – 12, 2021 for stays between December 1, 2021 and December 29, 2022, and guests can enjoy a discounted rate plus choose one of 12 perks to be added to the stay. Perks include cable car tickets for two, bike rentals for two, a scavenger hunt and picnic, Union Square shopping coupon and map, free gift wrapping, sparkling wine and chocolates, a plush Petite Swan bathrobe, aromatherapy bath salts, or $20 gift cards to Ghirardelli, Kabuki Spa, Del Poppolo or Petite Auberge. Book online at White Swan Inn or Petite Auberge and use promo code 12DAYS.
Celebrate the holidays in chic Sonoma wine country style with the Farmhouse Inn’s Holiday Package. The package includes a three-night (or more) stay over the Christmas holiday weekend with a dazzling array of epicurean delights including festive wine receptions, multi-course dinners, hearty breakfasts with mimosa carts, and more. The inn will be decked in its holiday finery and hosting games, scavenger hunts, and photos under the mistletoe. Package rates start at $7,421.50 for a three-night stay December 24-27, 2021. Rates are based on double occupancy and exclude tax and gratuities. To reserve, call 707-887-3330 or book directly with the inn online.
Donner Lake Inn
Donner Lake Inn Bed and Breakfast is an ideal base camp for a snowy winter getaway. It’s located just minutes from the largest cross country ski area in North America and half a dozen Tahoe area ski resorts. The inn is offering steep discounts for the newly renamed Palisades Tahoe (formerly Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows), which was home to the 1960 winter Olympics. Guests who reserve a room at Donner Lake Inn will receive a promo code for discounts of 15 to 20 percent off lift tickets, rentals, demos, lessons, and tram tickets at Palisades Tahoe. The offer is valid all winter long, including weekends and holidays, with no blackout dates or restrictions. Book online to make a reservations at the inn and receive the discounts for Palisades Tahoe.
Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s with lodging and dining specials at Hotel Cerro on California’s Central Coast. The hotel’s Christmas Package features 25 percent off any stay between December 1 and 30, 2021 plus a $25 daily property credit, 15 percent off spa services, and a special Christmas gift from the inn (promo code GR8GIFT). The New Year’s Eve Package offers 20 percent off stays between December 30, 2021 and January 1, 2022, a $55 daily property credit, and 15 percent of spa facials (promo code NEWYR22). The hotel’s Brasserie SLO will serve Christmas Dinner on December 24 and 25, 2021 featuring a four-course feast for $75 per person. Guests can also ring in the new year with a five-course New Year’s Eve Dinner for $100 per person.
Soak up more of Coronado Island’s expansive beaches and captivating sunsets with the 1906 Lodge’s Winter on the Island special. With the special, guests can stay three nights and get the fourth night free. Stays include complimentary breakfast with mimosas each morning, happy hour refreshments, secure underground parking, loaner bicycles, beach chairs, and more. The special is valid for new reservations only through February 10, 2022 and excludes holidays. A four-night minimum is required. Additional restrictions apply. Reservations must be booked directly with the inn online or by calling 619-437-1900.
Fess Parker Wine Country Inn
Celebrate the holiday season in Los Olivos with Fess Parker Wine Country Inn’s Fesstive Getaway package. With the package, guests will be treated to a bottle of Fess Parker Winery’s Fesstivity sparkling wine and a $150 dining credit at the inn’s Nella Kitchen & Bar. The package also includes wine tastings for two at Fess Parker Winery and Epiphany, two-for-one tastings at 10 additional local wineries, and exclusive holiday offers and discounts from local shops including Coco Belle Cabana, Los Olivos General Store, Favour, Heaven Scent, Olive Hill Farms, Wildflower Women, Wendy Foster & J. Woeste. The special is valid through January 2, 2022 and can be booked online.
Inn at Newport Ranch
Discover the joys of mushroom foraging at The Inn at Newport Ranch with their Forage for Incredible Edibles package. The package features a four-hour guided UTV tour to hunt for mushrooms on the inn’s 2,100-acre private ranch. Following the hunt, a mushroom-themed picnic lunch will be served fireside with wine and tea. Guests will have the option to create and inoculate their own “mushroom log” to take home. Guests will also be treated to a delicious mushroom-infused dinner. The package is available November 28 through December 22, 2021, January 2-3, 2022, and January 17 through February 10, 2022. A two-night minimum stay is required. Book online or call 707-962-4818.
The historic Centrella Inn in Pacific Grove is offering several specials this winter. The Winter Romantic Retreat includes two nights in a Victorian cottage and a $75 dinner voucher for Fandango Restaurant for $479 plus tax. The Lover’s Point Winter Getaway features a two-night stay, a $50 dinner voucher for the Beach House at Lover’s Point, and a bottle of champagne for just $279 plus tax. The Victorian Premier Winter Special features a two-night stay for $209 plus tax. All three specials are valid Sunday through Thursday through February 28, 2022, excluding holidays and special events. Other restrictions apply. In addition, the inn is offering a AT&T Golf Pro-Am Special February 2-6, 2022 with rates starting at $199 plus tax and free event shuttle service just steps from the inn. To reserve any of the specials, call the inn directly at 831-372-3372.
Four Sisters Inns
Four Sisters Inns are welcoming travelers to their 17 California inns this winter with generous two specials. The Perfect Getaway special offers 30 percent off stays of two or three nights (or more), depending on the inn selected. The special is valid for consecutive night stays between November 28, 2021 and March 2, 2022. The California Dreaming offers 20 percent off any stay now through March 12, 2022. With either special, stays include a full breakfast, wine and cheese mini picnic, and more. Room rates vary by date and guestroom selected. Taxes and fees are additional. Blackout dates and other restrictions apply. To book either special, visit the foursisters.com website, or call the desired hotel directly.
Save nearly 50 percent off peak season rates with the Best of Winter special at Catalina Island’s Aurora Hotel. The special includes a two-night stay in a standard queen room and round-trip boat transportation for two aboard Catalina Express. Rates start at $399 plus tax and include a continental breakfast each morning. The special is valid on midweek stays (Monday through Thursday) through March 25, 2022, excluding holidays. Upgrades may be available for an additional charge. The special is not valid with any other discounts or promotions. Please call the hotel directly at 310-510-0454 to book the special.
The Victoria Inn and Dunbar House Inn & Event Property
In the charming Sierra Foothills town of Murphys, two elegant inns are running enticing midweek specials this winter. The Victoria Inn and Dunbar House Inn & Event Property are both offering 30 percent off a two-night midweek stay (promo code Experience30) or 20 percent off any single midweek night stay (promo code Murphys20). The specials are valid for stays Sunday through Wednesday night only between December 1, 2021 and April 30, 2022. Blackout dates and other restrictions apply. Book online at The Victoria Inn or Dunbar House Inn Event Property using the promo codes noted above or call 209-728-8933 or 209-728-2897 for reservation assistance.
McCaffrey House Bed & Breakfast Inn
Head to the mountains for a midweek escape with the Tuesdays are Free special at the McCaffrey House Bed & Breakfast Inn. Nestled in an alpine forest outside of Twain Harte, the inn is just 30 minutes from Dodge Ridge Ski Resort and other winter adventures. With the inn’s special, guests who book a four-night stay that includes a Tuesday night will get Tuesday free. Guests booking a three-night stay that includes a Tuesday will receive Tuesday at half-price. The special is valid through May 15, 2022. All stays include a full breakfast each morning, tea and cookies in the afternoon, and evening wine and cheese. To reserve, book online or call 209-586-0757.
Brewery Gulch Inn
Now through the end of May, book a Five-Night Mini Vacation at the Brewery Gulch Inn in Mendocino and receive a cascade of deep discounts off the standard rates. For a consecutive five-night stay, the first two nights are charged at the standard room rate, while the third night is 25 percent off, the fourth night is 50 percent off, and the fifth night is free. To receive the discounts, the offer must be mentioned at the time of booking and is not combinable with any other offer. The offer is valid through May 31, 2022. Holiday periods are excluded. If booking online, mention “5 Night Mini” in the comments section and the rate will be adjusted.
Ditch the post-holiday blues with a winter adventure to Ojai and enjoy $15 off the room rate at the Lavender Inn. The town offers hikes with breathtaking views of orchards and vineyards, bike rides to the ocean or up into the mountains, trail rides on horseback, rock climbing at Foothill Crag, and surfing 20 minutes away in Ventura. Afterwards, relax in front of the fire with a glass of wine or book a massage in the heated outdoor gazebo. Call 805-646-6635 for more information and mention “Winter Adventure” to receive the $15 discount when booking. The offer is valid weekdays January 1 through February 28, 2022 for main house guest rooms.