Luxury Inns & Hotels Media Newsletter - March, 2018
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Landrum, South Carolina (Blue Ridge Mountains)

Red Horse Inn
4 Diamond Blue Ridge Romance Package at “One of America’s Most Romantic Inns”

Travel & Leisure: “One of America’s Most Romantic Inns.” The AAA Four Diamond Red Horse Inn offers Blue Ridge Romance with a four-course candlelit dinner for two with wine in the privacy of your own cottage; accommodation, one dozen roses, Champagne, strawberries and dipping chocolate. The package is available for guests staying in one of the cottages, or in the East Bedroom. Rate: $423.00, one night for two people. The Inn offers panoramic views from every angle. The views of the Blue Ridge Mountains follow visitors whether they are inside or outside the Inn, a property laced with pastures, horses and handsome rock walls. Six cathedral-ceiling Victorian cottages feature a kitchen, bedroom, bath and living room with fireplace. Three of the cottages have whirlpool tubs.
Package Details:
Web:  Email:, Phone: 864-895-4968

Media Contact: Mary Wolters, Phone: 864-895-4968, Email:


San Diego, California

Hotel Tower23

Luxury Lifestyle Hotel on San Diego's Pacific Beach: Tower23

Tower23 Hotel is San Diego's only luxury, lifestyle hotel on the beach. The Hotel derives its name from lifeguard tower 23 positioned on Pacific Beach by the hotel. The exclusive resort community of La Jolla is just north of the hotel, while downtown San Diego, the airport, major business centers and popular area attractions are just minutes away. San Diego's vibrant beach life sets the stage for Tower23's distinctive architecture and style. The rooms and suites at the hotel offer fresh design schemes, high-end amenities, and luxe furnishings. A contemporary steak and seafood restaurant, JRDN features casually sophisticated California cuisine for lunch, and dinner daily. Each evening, the dramatic setting sun, is celebrated by an ambient reflection on a 70-foot long "wave wall" at the back of the restaurant.


Media Contact: Brett Miller, Email:, Phone: 858 270 2323


Jackson, New Hampshire (Mt. Washington Valley)

Inn at Thorn Hill and Spa

Grape & Grains Weekend in New Hampshire's White Mountains

AAA Four Diamond Inn offering tours to unique breweries and eateries in the Mt. Washington Valley.

The Inn at Thorn Hill and Spa, Jackson, NH, is offering Grape & Grains Weekends, available April 20th & 21st, 2018 and November 16th & 17th, 2018. Innkeeper Steve Lambert's offers up his favorite venues where wine, brews and food are highlighted at eight unique stops. This two night package includes your first evening's dinner created by Chef Christian. The next day, after a cooked to order breakfast, guests we all embark into a limousine for pre-arranged stops at Mt. Washington Valley's unique breweries and eateries: Tuckerman's Brewery Tour, Sea Dog Brew Pub, McGraths, Margarita Grille and The Shannon Door - to name a few (subject to change). The final stop will be the Inn's lounge with live entertainment. The package is limited to 24 guests. Dinner is included on the Friday arrival, breakfast each day. The Inn is the recipient of AAA’s Four Diamond Award in both the lodging and dining categories. Facilities include a full service restaurant, wedding and meeting facilities, fitness center, full service spa, fireplaces, Jacuzzis and an outdoor pool.  
Rate: $543.90 (includes taxes)
Web: Phone: (603) 383 4242, 800 289 8990

Media Contact: Steve Lambert or Katey Brothers, (603) 383 4242, 800 289 8990, Email:



Kanantik Reef & Jungle Resort

Six Nights in a Belize Oceanfront Cabana

Voted the world’s Top 100 Resorts and Hotels by Condé Nast Traveler. The Kanantik Reef & Jungle Resort is a secluded enclave of 25 luxurious private cabanas perched where verdant jungle meets Caribbean sand and sea. The award-winning Resort indulges romantics and eco-adventurers alike.  The Belize Romance Package includes roundtrip airfare between Belize International Airport to Kanantik’s private airstrip; six nights in an oceanfront cabana; full meal plan daily including a la carte breakfast, lunch, and two-course dinner; a romantic beachside candlelit dinner with a complimentary bottle of Champagne; complimentary resort activities including sea kayaking, Hobie Cat sailing, oceanfront swimming pool and Jacuzzi, and more. Three included tours: Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve, snorkeling at the Barrier Reef and South Water Cave marine reserve, Xunantunich Mayan Ruin Tour. Rate: US $4,200 for two people. Includes all Government Taxes and Service Charges.
Full Package Information:
Web:, Email:, Phone: +501 533 704


Warren, Vermont
West Hill House Bed & Breakfast
Vermont Luxury Romance Package, West Hill House Bed & Breakfast

Looking for an opportunity to escape for a relaxing, romantic weekend with your significant other. Where better than in the tranquil Green Mountains of Vermont at the peaceful Green Mountain Bed and Breakfast surrounded by beautiful perennial gardens?
Package Includes: Two or more nights at the B&B; Six long stemmed roses; A chilled bottle of bubbly for two; Two keepsake signature Champagne flutes; Vermont chocolates; terry-lined, “Doe skin” signature robes; Cheese and crackers for two, served when you wish; Couples’ one hour ‘Relaxation & Therapeutic’ massage at Mad River Massage; Dinner for two at one of the excellent local restaurants; The roses, Champagne flutes, a made in Vermont wooden wine glass holder, and the robes are yours to take home.

Rate: from $999 plus tax for two week-nights ($499.50 per night), and you can add additional nights if you wish. Package valid: 4/08/2017 - 12/31/2018

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Media Contact: Peter & Susan MacLaren, Innkeepers, Email:, Phone: (802) 496-7162  


Amelia Island, Florida

Addison On Amelia Bed & Breakfast

Addison On Amelia Bed & Breakfast, Amelia Island Outdoor Adventure

The Addison On Amelia Bed & Breakfast is offering a Amelia Island Outdoor Adventure package. Amelia Island is a nature lover’s paradise and perfect outdoor playground. There are four major State Parks, a National Park, miles of pristine beaches, and hiking trails. Your Outdoor Adventure package at the Addison includes a private 2-hour Eco-tour with Captain Carol of On The Water Adventures in her 32′ Tanga speedboat. Experience the wild horses of Cumberland Island grazing on marsh grasses, and closely observe dolphins, alligators, egrets, herons, and other local fauna in their natural element. You will also enjoy a 3-hour guided tour with Kayak Amelia. This is a great, up-close look at the birds and critters of the inland rivers and salt marshes of the Talbot Islands.
Rate: This package adds $380 to the room cost. A three-night minimum is requested to allow time for all of the activities.
Package Details:

Media Contact: Bob or Shannon, Email: Phone: (904) 277-1604  


Healdsburg, California
Grape Leaf Inn
Grape Leaf Inn - for Lovers of Fine Wine
The Grape Leaf Inn is owned by Wilson Artisan Wineries (Ken and Diane Wilson), who have nine amazing wineries in both Sonoma & Mendocino County. Guests staying at the Grape Leaf Inn have the opportunity to visit any of the wineries during their stay and enjoy complimentary tastings at whichever wine properties they choose. The Grape Leaf Inn was the perfect addition to the already prestigious winery portfolio, with its  enticing travelers from near and far. Built in 1905 and set in peaceful, English country-style gardens, this Queen Anne-style inn offers 13 individually decorated bedrooms with plush furnishings. All of the rooms are individually decorated with antique furnishings and have plush beds with Italian linens, en-suite bathrooms with designer toiletries. A few of the rooms also feature skylights, ceiling murals, fireplaces, stained-glass windows or 4-poster beds. Located just a short walk to the plaza and all of its surrounding restaurants, shops and tasting rooms. Member of Small Elegant Hotels.
Web:, Wine:, Email:  Phone: 707-433-8140
Media Contact: Ken and Diane Wilson 

Los Angeles, California

Romantic LA Getaway Package - Oceana Beach Club Hotel

Los Angeles Magazine: “Hotel Oceana; a luxe gem in Santa Monica.” Oceana Beach Club Hotel’s Romance Package features all the requisite romantic details, including a chilled bottle of rose Champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries in your room upon arrival, plus daily breakfast for two in Tower 8 and transportation to dinner in Santa Monica. From $505 USD/night, excluding taxes & fees. Exuding effortless seaside chic, Oceana Beach Club Hotel pairs a perfect Santa Monica beach setting with a 70-room boutique retreat, awash in cheerfully vibrant colors and organic textural elements. Open exclusively to guests of the hotel, our stylish Tower 8 serves up classic Coastal California cuisine with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients.

Web:, Email:, Phone: 310.393.0486


Switzerland, Graubünden, Guarda

Hotel Meisser  

Swiss Hospitality Since 1645

The building was built as a farmhouse in 1645 and has been in the Meisser family since it became a hotel in 1893. A place for guests who love the luxury of tranquility, for people who treasure simplicity, yet are looking for the extraordinar. Our rooms are presented in an alpine style, with traditional and wonderfully fragrant swiss-stone-pine wood panels. Forms and colors are harmonious, as one does not steal the other's show. Specialties from the chef's kitchen at the Hotel Meisser are a wonderful reward. The Grand Dame of the Hotel – dignified with charisma and charm – is our art noveau dining room.

Phone: +41 81 862 21 32 Web:

Media Contact: Ralf Meisser, Email: 


Ohio - Northeast, Bucyrus

Hideaway Country Inn

Hideaway Country Inn - a Brilliant Fusion of Country-Cozy

Alone together, staying in all day, isn’t a bad idea at cozy Bucyrus Getaway: at Hideaway Country Inn,” Columbus Dispatch. Secluded within a grove of century-old oak trees in one of Ohio’s most historic regions, Hideaway Country Inn is not only a hideaway in the country, but also a brilliant fusion of country-cozy, elegance and personality to spare. There are specious, individually themed guestrooms. Imagine one such example, the Tree House: it has its own private entrance, Jacuzzi for two on the private deck,  a king-size brass bed under the spacious cathedral ceiling, a full kitchen, hardwood floors and living space with leather furniture. Touting about 300 weddings a year, the staff makes that perfect day nothing less than extraordinary. Additionally, the inn offers elopement-package options, making it a strong contender in the spur-of-the-moment “I do” arena.
Accolades: Wine Spectator Award of Excellence  
Media Contact: Debbie Miller, Email: Phone: (419) 562-3013


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Morris House Hotel

Philly Sports Package at the Morris House Hotel

If you're a Philly sports fan, the Morris House Hotel is offering a Sports Package that includes: one night in a large extended suite with a 10% discount, two tickets to a sporting event of your choice in lower level seating (your tickets are purchased for you when you book), complimentary continental breakfast in served in their library. Rates start at $229.00, plus taxes, double occupancy. Valid Tuesday through Sunday. Call to book (215) 922-2446 or visit their reservations page. With quick access to the Philadelphia subway system, the Hotel is a few minutes from the sports complex, home to Phillies, Eagles, Flyers, Sixers, and Soul. Built in 1787, the Morris House, a luxury boutique hotel, is a National Historic Landmark. Their M Restaurant offers seasonal dishes with fresh, locally grown ingredients.
Media Contact: Jeanette, Email: Phone: 215-922-2446  


Clarkesville, Georgia
Glen-Ella Springs Country Inn
Georgia Mountain Escape Package
National Geographic Traveler Magazine: “One of 150 Unique Destination Properties in North America.”
Glen-Ella Springs Country Inn is offering a Mountain Escape Package that includes four nights lodging in a queen room Sunday through Thursday; breakfast for two each following morning; dinner for two each evening in their regionally acclaimed restaurant. The rate is $1095.00 (based on double occupancy). The Glen-ella Springs Country Inn is an historic 16 room country inn located in the foothills of the north Georgia mountains, 90 miles north of Atlanta, GA. Over a century old, and listed on the National Historical Record, the property provides the perfect atmosphere for a romantic getaway or a destination wedding.
Package Details:
Media Contact: Teri Gnidziejko, Email: Phone: (706) 754-7295  

Downtown Palo Alto, California
Garden Court Hotel
Forbes Travel Guide has awarded the Hotel four stars.

Garden Court Hotel offers American Girl Store Package

Make wishes come true for your special girl, and stay just minutes from the American Girl store located in the Stanford Shopping Center with the American Girl Store Package from the Garden Court Hotel. Your little girl and her doll will be delighted with their own American Girl doll bed. Package includes:  Deluxe accommodations for one weekend night,  welcome card at arrival for your little girl, 15% off of BAR, an American Girl doll-sized travel bed for you to take home – limit one per doll, per stay, complimentary WiFi. Daily rates starting at $215.00. Available Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Garden Court is luxury boutique hotel offering elegant lodging accommodations, situated on the tree-lined streets in the center of Palo Alto.


Media Contact: Jeffery Phillips, Email:, Phone: 650-322-9000


Ireland,  Doolin, Co Clare
Ballinalacken Castle

Ireland's Ballinalacken Castle, Panoramic Views of the Atlantic

Fodor's: "One of the most memorably sited of Ireland's coastal inns, with panoramic views of the Atlantic and the Aran Islands..."  

Luxury accommodation and style is the hallmark of Ballinalacken Castle, a 15th Century hotel  and award-winning restaurant. An elegant drawing room overlooks the world-famous Cliffs of Moher, the rugged Mountains and islands. Guest rooms restored to their original grandeur of Lord O'Brien's era. Each room offers is individually designed to accentuate the magnificent ocean views. Some of the rooms feature antique furnishings, four poster beds, bathtubs and a working fireplace. 
Media Contact: Declan O'Callaghan, Email:, Phone: +353 (0)65 7074025


Massachusetts, Berkshires, Lee

Devonfield Country Inn

An elegant English country inn ... our room was spectacular." Fodor's

Devonfield Inn is set on a 29 acre pastoral meadow shaded by graceful birch trees, with the rolling tapestry of the Berkshire Hills beyond. This 200 year old historic estate home has been graciously updated and is filled with fine antiques. It is sophisticated, yet comfortable and inviting. This elegant mansion has 10 beautifully appointed luxury rooms and suites with wood-burning fireplaces, down comforters and modern amenities. Imagine popping the question while sojourning at the Inn and being chauffeured in a Model A 1931 Ford, the inn’s official automobile. Romance Package includes: candlelit breakfast, in room champagne and one in room relaxing 60 minute massage; $50 dining credit at Chez Nous French Bistro or the historic Morgan House Tavern; wine tasting adventure of up to 6 different wines at Furnace Brook Winery. Available Sunday through Thursday: starting at $245 per night; Fri-Sat: 2 night min. starting at $289 per night (room taxes not included).

Media Contact: Bruce Singer,  Phone: 413 243-3298


Columbia, Maryland

Inn at Peralynna Manor

Maryland Romantic Getaway Package

“Baltimore’s Best B&B,” Baltimore MagazineInn At Peralynna Manor is offering a Romantic Getaway Package that includes 1-2 nights lodging, private dinner, breakfast in bed, roses and champagne. The rates start at $500. The Inn at Peralynna Manor is a luxury B&B in the countryside of Columbia, Maryland. All rooms feature private baths and fireplaces. From the soaring 4 story Great Room to the warmth and serenity of the brand new Dream Spa Suites and Villas, this Boutique-style Inn offers something special in accommodations and amenities for B&B and corporate Travelers. Celebrate your wedding night, anniversary or birthday with one of their Romance Packages. Web:

Media Contact: Cynthia Lynn, Email: Phone: (410) 715-4600


Toronto, Canada

Windsor Arms Hotel

Where Canadian Romance Lives
Consecutively voted the #1 hotel in Toronto by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine

Windsor Arms Hotel is offering a Where Romance Lives special that includes a one night stay in a deluxe suite, one hour Swedish couples massage in the spa, chocolate dipped strawberries and cookies, two glasses of Champagne. The Hotel is a hushed retreat with rich wood detailing and one of the city’s best spas. Historic and new-millennium amenities are fused together to create a delicate balance of old-world charm and modern decadence. The Windsor Arms Hotel is nestled on a quiet street ideally located just steps away from Yorkville, the heart of Toronto’s most fashionable shopping and entertainment district.

Web:, Email: hone: (416) 971-9666


Kennebunkport, Maine

White Barn Inn & Spa

Five Diamond Kennebunkport Romance at the White Barn Inn

The White Barn Inn & Spa is an award-winning hotel, restaurant and spa that has been a landmark in Kennebunk, Maine for 150 years. Condé Nast Traveler: “One of the great places to stay and eat in the world.” The 26-room inn offers guests supreme levels of quality, luxury and service: rooms, suites, waterfront cottages, a swimming pool, massage and spa treatments, and convenient access to fine shopping and art galleries in the charming coastal town of Kennebunkport. Grace White Barn Inn’s celebrated restaurant offers unforgettable AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star fine dining in Maine – a rare double accolade in the hospitality industry. The inn has received numerous accolades, including Travel & Leisure’s World’s Best Award.  Their Romance package includes a one night stay, full breakfast and $150 spa credit per room. Rate: from $449 per night. Available: Sunday through Thursday starting Columbus Day until Memorial Day weekend. Web:, Email:, Phone: 207 967 2321