Unique Upgrades from California Boutique Hotels and Bed and Breakfast Inns

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SACRAMENTO, CA [August 29, 2019]— Nothing beats a boutique hotel or B&B for a memorable getaway, but unexpected upgrades and add-ons can take a vacation to the next level.  The California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns (CABBI.com) has compiled a list of inns offering splurge-worthy add-ons and upgrades to make the most of a California getaway.

Closed since the 2017 fires and just re-opened, the Spa at Sonoma Valley’s Kenwood Inn has been completely transformed. To celebrate its re-opening, the inn has added an option to its spa menu for guests seeking an exquisite private spa experience. When guests book the Rendezvous Under the Stars package, the exquisite Spa at Kenwood will be exclusively reserved for them for three hours. Starting with a private exfoliating couple’s shower, the evening continues with a dreamy, side-by-side couple’s massage and capped by a relaxing soak in a bathtub overlooking the Valley of the Moon. The couple will then retire to the Terrazzo to enjoy a bottle of bubbly, chocolates, and the stars above. Guests may call the spa directly at 707-833-1293 to inquire about availability and pricing.

Experience the Santa Ynez wine country through the eyes of winemaker with the Mirabelle Inn’s special Winemaker’s Tour.  The private, four-hour wine tour is led by Coquelicot’s assistant winemaker Sean Hogan and based on individuals’ wine preferences. The tour also includes a chef-catered lunch from First & Oak. The tour is available as a package add-on is $125 per person, excluding service charges. Tours are offered daily at 10 a.m. but are by reservation only and require a minimum of two people.  To book the tour, call the inn directly at 800-786-7925.  Fees are non-refundable 48 hours prior to tour.

For whiskey connoisseurs, the Murieta Inn & Spa has a fully stocked bourbon room and bar that features some of the best bourbons in the world. Guests are invited to schedule a private bourbon or scotch tasting during their stay. The inn’s Bourbon Bar & Flight packages are a unique way to experience fine spirits that range in price from $9 a pour to a 23-year-old Pappy Van Winkle at $225 a pour. With 31 bourbon varietals on hand and 18 scotch varietals, guests are sure to find their new favorite whiskey. Reservations can be made by calling The Gate Restaurant at 916- 354-3900.

Guests of the Élan Hotel in Los Angeles can explore the Sunset Strip, Mulholland Drive, or the legendary Pacific Coast highway with a rental car from Enterprise and a welcoming room at the hotel to return to at the end of the day. The Élan’s California Cruisin’ Package includes an expanded continental breakfast, overnight accommodations in a stylish Executive King Room, valet parking, nightly turndown service, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a mid-size car rental from Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The car rental arrangement includes complimentary delivery of the car to the hotel and unlimited mileage within California. At least one guest must be 21 years or older; other restrictions and requirements may apply. Visit www.elanhotel.com  to book online, or call 323-658-6663.

In Carmel Valley, the Double H Ranch Bed & Breakfast is offering a special Stonepine Estate Wine Discovery package for exploring the illustrious ranch that was once the oldest thoroughbred racing farm west of the Mississippi.  The package features two nights’ accommodations, a romantic fireside dinner for two in the Chateau Noel, and a chauffeured tour of three Carmel Valley wine tasting rooms.  The package also includes a welcome amenity upon arrival, a full breakfast each morning, and a wine and cheese platter for two.  To reserve, call 831-659-2245.

Beazley House Bed & Breakfast Inn in Napa is offering an unparalleled food and wine excursion with its “Downtown Napa will Dine and Wine You” package. The evening begins with dinner at Ristorante Allegria or Tarla Mediterranean Grill. Then the night continues at two of Downtown Napa’s premier tasting rooms with a two-for-one tasting at JaM Cellars and an exclusive VIP tasting at John Anthony Vineyards. The circa 1902 Beazley House mansion is surrounded by half an acre of beautiful gardens and is located within walking distance to world-class restaurants, tasting rooms, and the Oxbow Public Market. Call 707-257-1649 for more details and pricing.


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