There is undoubtedly no lack of chain inns alongside Highway 101, but the boutique motels that commenced popping up in Paso Robles about the very last 10 years or so are a reward for wine fans who like their lodgings as luxe as their rosé. Listed here are three solutions to investigate on your up coming Paso weekend.
The Martin household, which also owns the historic Paso Robles Inn, opened their sleek new Piccolo hotel just ways from the city’s primary square in Oct 2019 to a good deal of buzz. With its brick facade, soaring ceilings and 4-tale edifice, the put appears to be like modern and historic at the similar time. And with the city’s only rooftop bar and a Champagne vending device in the lobby, the swank component is substantial.
ZZZ’S: The Piccolo’s 24 smooth guest rooms are smooth and timeless, with distressed brick accent partitions, gleaming chandeliers and muted, rosy coloration palettes. The lights fixtures and home furniture are all domestically created, from the chandeliers by Santa Maria-centered blacksmith Hans Duus to the nightstands by Janine Stone of If You Give a Girl a Saw. Sink into your comfy king sizing mattress, secure in the information that your winery purchases are cozy, way too — in your room’s wine fridge.
SPLASHES: A massive stroll-in shower, rainwater shower head and fluffy towels await.
EXTRAS: That foyer vending machine is stocked with splits of Moet & Chandon to love in your place. Or you can head upstairs to the Tetto rooftop bar, open up Wednesday-Sunday, for sunset sips, light bites and winery sights.
Facts: Rooms start off at $399. 600 12th St. www.thepiccolo.com
Staying at Paso Robles’ Resort Cheval — the city’s grandaddy of boutique resorts opened in 2007 — is a little like hanging out at the residence of a loaded, generous, horse-loving aunt who’s available you and some mates her sophisticated ranch while she’s off to Paris. Her impeccable taste can be found just about everywhere, from the lobby’s selection of antique stirrups from South American gauchos, to the fantastically designed courtyard with a number of fireplaces, and the library with its comfortable leather chairs, board video games and sweet jars.
Just off the town’s major square, the inn is straightforward walking distance to outlets and eating places. But as soon as you have settled into what TripAdvisor vacationers voted “Best Tiny Hotel” in the U.S., you may possibly not want to depart.
ZZZ’S: Every of the 16 rooms has an equine concept, including “Trumpeter,” named soon after a famous racehorse and nicely appointed with large wood-beamed ceilings, original artwork, a non-public patio and an extremely comfortable California king bed with substantial thread-rely linens.
SPLASHES: The loos are significant-finish, as very well, with an huge tiled, European wander-in shower.
EXTRAS: A S’mores Butler rolls his purple cart all over the courtyard every night at dusk, presenting up marshmallow pairings that array from the Diablo (Dove dim chocolate and coconut) to the Widowmaker (Niman Ranch bacon). Breakfast — hello there, avocado toast — is provided.
Facts: Rooms commence at $410. Dogs are welcome, with a $45 price. 1021 Pine St., Paso Robles www.hotelcheval.com.
Lodge Cheval owners Robert and Sherry Gilson opened their new Stables Inn past summertime, turning a midcentury motel into a laidback, rustic consider on the equestrian theme. Imagine white-washed paneling, farmhouse-stylish decor and white Adirondack chairs clustered around the hearth pit. The hotel, which opened very last summer, built Vacation+Leisure’s “It List” of the ideal new motels in the earth.
ZZZ’S: The new inn’s 18 guest rooms boast pillow-prime California king or double beds. The bunkhouse sleeps six, with 1 king bed and two twin-dimensions bunk beds.
Information: King rooms are $170, double rooms are $175 and the bunkhouse is $495. 730 Spring St. www.stablesinnpaso.com