AAA Travel Tips / Inspector Picks: Five of the Most Romantic West Coast Hotels

Inspector Picks: Five of the Most Romantic West Coast Hotels

AAA/Inspector 569
May 25, 2018
Rekindle your romance by snuggling next to a fireplace or fire pit on a couple's weekend getaway at one of these romantic West Coast hotels. A short drive or a walk leads you to the Pacific Coast, where romantic things for couples to do include strolling along sandy beaches, listening to waves lapping on the shore or crashing against cliffs, and watching glowing sunsets on the distant horizon.
Interior suite with fireplace and lounge area.
Courtesy of Avila Village Inn

Avila Village Inn

Avila Beach, California
AAA Inspector 546: The tranquil and serene surroundings encompass this romantic inn. A perfect getaway from your busy city life. Relax by the fireplace in all rooms.
This charming boutique hotel is located minutes from the beach in the Avila Valley. All guest rooms are furnished with a fireplace and wet bar. Suites add a private outdoor hot tub on the balcony.
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Courtesy of Brewery Gulch Inn

Brewery Gulch Inn

Mendocino, California
AAA Inspector 557: I can relax with a bottle of wine and my significant other in front of the fireplace or linger over a gourmet breakfast in the morning.
Vintage redwood was salvaged for use in the construction of this Craftsman-style inn situated on a bluff with views of Smuggler's Cove. Lush gardens and dense foliage give it a retreat-like ambience. All rooms feature a gas fireplace and most have a balcony. A light dinner buffet is served with complimentary local wine and beer. A library of 600 DVD's cataloged via iPad are available to guests.
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Interior hurricane ridge suite at Domaine Madeleine in Port Angeles, Washington.
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Domaine Madeleine

Port Angeles, Washington
AAA Inspector 557: Private cottages, secluded patios, beautiful greenery and flowers, fireplaces and plush bedding set the stage for my perfect romantic weekend.
Find a splendid, tranquil location with beautiful landscaping overlooking the ocean and distant mountains. Individually decorated, well-appointed guest rooms, many with ocean views, await. Each guest room also offers a fireplace.
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Pool and cabanas at Rancho Bernardo Inn at dusk.
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Rancho Bernardo Inn

Rancho Bernardo, California
AAA Inspector 603: Life slows down here with lush landscape, luxury spa, & romantic dining that offer food from the chef's garden. Their golf course offers outdoor fun.
This inviting resort is reminiscent of a country estate, with spacious lodging ranging from intimate guest rooms to plush suites. Unique fountains and beautiful landscaping abound. The serene grounds feature scenic walking paths, a lovely courtyard, sparkling pools and a full spa. There are a variety of meeting spaces, ideal for business functions, weddings and other gatherings.
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Spindrift Inn interior luxury suite with fireplace.
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Spindrift Inn

Monterey, California
AAA Inspector 512: I want to be here during a storm, cocooned in the canopy bed or seated along the bay windows, snuggled with a loved one.
Guests can enjoy views of either Monterey Bay or Cannery Row while sitting in the bay window of their guest room. A large fireplace gives the lobby a warm and welcoming atmosphere. A rooftop garden is available for evening wine and cheese or to relax and enjoy the sunset.
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