Find Romance and Great Valentine’s Package Deals in Atascadero
By Susan Hartzler
Fall in love with the quaint town of Atascadero! Enter to win a two-day getaway giveaway including lodging, dining, wine tasting, movie tickets and his/hers spa services. Go to www.visitatascadero.com/romantic-lodging-packages.
Don’t worry if you don’t win the giveaway. The entire community has put together special packages for couples to experience romance in the heart of Wine Coast Country:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
9010 West Front Road, Atascadero, California 93422
(805) 465-0200; www.hieatascadero.com
Book a stay at Holiday Inn Express & Suites and fall in love with the many enticing pleasures of Paso Robles and Edna Valley Wine Countries. The perfect gateway to the Central Coast, our location offers easy access to the area’s finest attractions. From historic Hearst Castle to the hundreds of vineyards in Paso Robles wine country, romance comes alive in Atascadero – and back at the hotel.
• Romantic Escape Package
Our special Atascadero romance package includes everything you need to experience the ultimate romantic getaway and exclusive savings. The Atascadero, California Romance Package includes deluxe accommodations, bottle of local sparkling wine, bouquet of flowers, box of chocolates, and a full hot breakfast. Stay on a Tuesday or Thursday and join us for our complimentary local beer and wine evening reception featuring some of our favorite local products. Book online at www.hieatascadero.com/special-pkg/romantic-escape-package.aspx.
The Carlton Hotel
6005 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California 93422
The Historic Carlton Hotel – nothing is better than discovering a hidden gem. A treasure you can’t wait to tell your friends about. A hotel that surprises and delights with rooms that are comparable to any luxury hotel around the world. All wrapped around the charming, unspoiled Central California community of Atascadero in San Luis Obispo County Wine Country. The Historic Carlton Hotel, who would have known? www.the-carlton.com
• Romantic Spa Getaway
Book an overnight stay and begin your journey with a half-hour couple’s massage followed by a signature foot soak at the Spa Central Coast adjacent to the hotel – an experience you won’t forget. Stay in the luxurious Vintage King room with jetted spa tub. Price of package, not including taxes and fees is $329 for Friday and Saturday nights, $249 for Sunday through Thursday nights. Based on availability; prices good through 03/07/14. Call to make reservations at (805) 461-5100.
• Valentine’s Day Special
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us. Reserve a Courtyard Balcony or Patio guestroom for Friday night, February 14, 2014, and receive a bottle of champagne and roses for your sweetheart. This is a Courtyard Balcony or Patio guestroom for $319 per night plus 12% occupancy tax and a $15 per stay resort fee. Full price of package will be charged at time of reservation. This package applies to February 14, 2014 only and is not valid with any other discounts. Offer ends February 14, 2014. Call to make reservations at (805) 461-5100.
Best Western Plus Colony Inn
3600 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California 93422
The Best Western Plus Colony Inn is the perfect place to stay on California’s Central Coast. Surrounded by the special charm of Atascadero and the excitement of Paso Robles Wine Country, this is the ideal location for wine tasting, bike riding, golfing, hiking and visiting Hearst Castle and historic missions. www.atascaderobestwestern.com
All current packages are listed at www.atascaderobestwestern.com/specials.php.
• Dine & Wine Package
This ‘night on the town’ package spans from regional traditions to award-winning trends and offers fresh, exciting flavors, a bottle of Central Coast wine and comfortable surroundings. The Dinner Package includes overnight accommodations (one room, king or queen bed), welcome gift upon arrival, $25 dinner certificate to Avanti Italian Cuisine, and breakfast for two at Best Western PLUS Colony Inn Atascadero. This Dine & Wine Package is $103. Tax is additional to the package price. Package based upon availability. Some blackout dates may apply. Offer available exclusively at Best Western PLUS Colony Inn Atascadero, CA. Offer not valid with any other discount or promotion. Advance reservation required. Dinner package does not apply to groups. Bottle of wine and Avanti Italian Cuisine gift card presented upon arrival. Call to make reservations at (805) 466-4449.
Motel 6 Atascadero
9400 El Camino Real, Atascadero California 93422
Motel 6 Atascadero is located between Los Angeles and San Francisco on California Hwy 101. Visit the Atascadero Zoo or play golf within two miles of the motel. Located between Paso Robles and Edna Valley Wine Countries, Atascadero is less than 14 miles from Morro Bay State Beach. America’s most iconic hotel chain honors the past with an eye on the future, celebrating its 50th year serving customers in 2012. Motel 6 offers the lowest price of any national chain throughout the United States and Canada and was the first national pet friendly chain, welcoming pets since 1962. www.motel6.com/reservations/motel_detail.aspx?num=351
• Discounts and Service Specials
• AARP Members save 10% and receive free Wi-Fi, plus late check-out upon request.
• Kids under 17 stay free when accompanied by a parent
• Military discounts for active and retired personnel, and their families
• Pets are welcome and always stay free at Motel 6
• Free morning coffee
Americas Best Value Inn
6505 Morro Road, Atascadero California 93422
Americas Best Value Inn Atascadero/Paso Robles is minutes from downtown Atascadero, Atascadero Lake Park,the Charles Paddock Zoo, Paso Robles Wine Country and great dining. Make yourself at home in one of the 25 air-conditioned rooms featuring complimentary wireless Internet and a complimentary continental breakfast is served daily. To make reservations call (805) 466-0794. www.americasbestvalueinn.com/bestv.cfm?idp=2078
• Romance Savings Special
Receive 20% off our best available rate when you book two or more consecutive nights this winter. Visit the beautiful Sunken Gardens Park and view the historic city hall rotunda building built in 1918 and named a California Historical Landmark in 1977. Architecture and history fans will also want to visit Hearst Castle which was built by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst and turned into a state park after it was donated to California in 1957. Chalk Mountain golf course and the Hunter Ranch golf course offer some of the best designed courses in the state.
Visitors of Atascadero rave about the area citing that the mild Mediterranean climate makes it possible to participate in a plethora of outdoor fun all year long. Check out the hiking trails and learn about the town’s rich history that brings visitors back year after year.
Susan Hartzler is a Public Relations Executive at Mental Marketing working with tourism clients generating feature travel stories and writing travel blogs. Susan is also an award-winning writer who is published in several books and writes her own blog, www.travelswithbliss.blogspot.com, focusing on adventures with her amazingly talented Australian Shepherd, Bliss.