Valentine’s Day Travel Deals from California Inns

SACRAMENTO, CA [January 16, 2015]--Find a sweetheart deal at a California boutique hotel or B&B this Valentine’s Day.  Several members of the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns (CABBI) are offering romantic specials and packages, many of which are valid for the full month of February.

Slip away to Tomales Bay where Nick’s Cove Restaurant, Oyster Bar & Cottages is celebrating romance in February with a midweek Nick’s Loves Love package. The package includes overnight accommodations in a luxurious Waterview Cottage, two one-hour in-room massages, a bottle of chilled sparkling wine waiting in the room, BBQ oysters delivered upon arrival, full continental breakfast for two delivered to the cottage and a special amuse bouche at dinner. The package is $477 per night, excluding tax and gratuity, and is based on double-occupancy.  The package is valid Sunday through Thursday nights, February 1-28, 2015.  To reserve, call 415-663-1033.

Turn up the romance with a boudoir photo shoot courtesy of MacCallum House Inn’s B & B & B Lover's Adventure Package. The two-night package in Mendocino includes a professional make-up and hairstyling session followed by a boudoir photo shoot by Glass Slipper Photography.  Afterwards, guests will be treated to dinner at MacCallum House Restaurant. The next day, the photographer will rejoin the couple for a romantic outdoor photo shoot at the couples’ choice of Mendocino’s bluffs, beach or forest. The package also includes two nights’ accommodations with breakfast each morning, a lover’s basket upon arrival and a bottle of sparkling wine.  The package is $1200, a savings of $600 from the retail value. For reservations, call 707-937-0289.

Guests who book a two-night stay at the Donner Lake Inn in Truckee in the month of February can create a personalized romance package to include their choice of restaurants for dinner, a special bouquet of flowers, a favorite wine or beverage, massage and/or ski lift or trail passes.  The contemporary mountain lodge across from Donner Lake features an outdoor hot tub and guest rooms with gas fireplaces, private baths and forest views. A hot country breakfast is served each morning along with beverages and snacks in the afternoon. Call the inn directly at 530-587-5574 to create a personalized romance package. 

For an early Valentine’s surprise, consider the wine pairing dinner package February 6-7, 2015, at the Gables Wine Country Inn in Sonoma County.  The package includes a two-night stay at the inn, wine and appetizers upon arrival Friday evening, a five-course wine pairing dinner on Saturday night featuring the wines of Dutton-Goldfield Winery, a three-course breakfast served each morning and complimentary wine tastings for two at over 120 Sonoma County wineries.  The package is $649 per couple, plus tax.  Additional nights are available.  The offer is limited to eight couples, so advance reservations are required. Call 707-585-7777 for reservations.

Enjoy a romantic, three-night getaway to the Martine Inn in Pacific Grove for Valentine’s Day weekend and receive a $100 discount off the third night.  Guests can relax in antique, hand-carved rocking chairs beside a crackling wood fire, soak in a claw foot tub, and enjoy stunning views of the Monterey Bay.  The inn features museum-quality American antiques, a rose-filled garden courtyard and a special collection of vintage MG cars.  The Valentine’s special is valid for three night stays beginning February 13, 2015 and departing on Monday, February 16, 2015.  For reservations, call 831-373-3388.

Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner and elegant accommodations in California’s historic Gold Country at 1859 Historic National Hotel & Restaurant. The hotel’s Valentine’s Day special includes a one night stay and a romantic dinner. Guests can select the special Valentine’s dinner for two served tableside featuring Chateaubriand and apricot bon bon flambé, or choose from items off the full menu.  The package also includes a breakfast buffet served in the dining room.  The package is available February 13, 14, and 15, 2015.  The package rate is $275 and includes taxes and gratuities.  For reservations, call 800-894-3446.       

Seal Cove Inn, a serene hideaway nestled in meadow of wildflowers and bordered by cypress trees in Moss Beach, has created the Cherish Package to celebrate the month of love. The Cherish Package includes a one night stay at Seal Cove Inn, a bottle of bubbly at check-in, dinner at It's Italia restaurant ($100 value), an in-room massage and the inn’s signature breakfast delivered to the guests’ room. Package rates start at $475 and are valid February 1-28, 2015, subject to availability. To make a reservation, please call the inn directly at 800-995-9987 at least seven days in advance.

Soak up sunshine and romance in San Diego with 1906 Lodge at Coronado Beach’s Be Mine, Valentine special.  The special includes complimentary champagne and chocolates with any two night stay February 12-16, 2015, plus 10% off the room rate. Guests can choose from a variety of rooms, including the Grande Spa Suites, which boast large in-room spa tubs, private porches to catch the ocean breeze, and fireplaces facing king-sized beds. The offer is valid February 12-16 only and requires a two-night minimum.  The special cannot be combined with any other offer.  To reserve, call 619-437-1900.

Love is in the air at Chelsea Garden Inn in Calistoga. The inn features spacious suites, all with private entrances, private baths and fireplaces.  In honor of Valentine’s Day, the inn’s Romance Package includes a dozen red roses, a chilled bottle of sparkling wine, and a box of chocolates.  The romantic extras are complimentary with any three night reservation in January and February.  For stays of less than three nights, the package can be added for just $99.  The complimentary package is valid for new reservations only.  To reserve, call 800-942-1515 and ask for the CABBI Romance Package.

Plan a luxurious escape to Northern California’s redwood coast with Carter House Inns’ Romance in the Redwoods package.  An enclave of four magnificent Victorians perched alongside Humboldt Bay, Carter House Inns unite contemporary good taste with the gracious elegance of a bygone era. The package features a one-night stay at the inn, a five-course dinner for two at Restaurant 301, in-room massage for two, a bottle of champagne and a dozen red roses.  The package rate is $570 and is only available online at For more information, call 707-444-8062.

Enjoy a relaxing midweek getaway to the charming Danish village of Solvang with Mirabelle Inn’s Romance Package.  The package includes a one night stay, a bottle of sparkling wine and half a dozen chocolate-covered strawbe­­rries upon arrival and mimosas with breakfast in the morning.  The Mirabelle Inn features airy guest rooms with antiques, fireplaces, luxurious featherbeds and down duvets, plush robes and more. A stay at the inn also includes afternoon wine and cheese hour, turndown service and evening cookies.  Romance package rates range from $275 to $350.  Call 805-688-1703 for reservations.

Now through February 14, 2015, CABBI gift certificate purchases of $250 or more receive three free gifts: a 22nd Edition CABBI Travel Guide, a CABBI Cookbook and an upgrade to priority shipping.  To order a CABBI gift certificate, visit  For more information on Valentine’s Day specials and other deals, visit


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