Hotels Near California
1.Park Hyatt Resort Aviara
Set on 200 acres along the Batiquitos Lagoon, this upscale golf and spa resort is 2.6 miles from South Carlsbad State Beach and 3.3 miles from Legoland.
Refined traditional rooms feature balconies, sitting areas and 55-inch flat-screen TVs with Internet capabilities, plus free WiFi. Marble bathrooms include soaking tubs. Suites add living rooms.
Dining options include a refined Italian restaurant, a steakhouse and a California bistro, plus a lounge offering tapas and live entertainment. There’s also an 18-hole golf course, 6 tennis courts and an outdoor pool, plus a day spa. Kids’ amenities include a day camp, a game room and babysitting.
2.Good Hotel San Francisco
Set in the vibrant South of Market district, this eco-chic hotel in a building dating from 1911 is a block from the Civic Center BART station, 2 miles from the Ferry Building Marketplace and 5 miles from Alcatraz Island.
Featuring furnishings made from reclaimed and recycled materials, the bright, modern rooms and suites come with free Wi-Fi, iPod docks and flat-screen TVs, plus desks and ceiling fans. Some rooms add air-conditioning.
Complimentary amenities include loaner bikes, and parking for hybrid cars, as well as access to a fitness center and a heated outdoor pool at a sister property across the street.
3.Auberge du Soleil, an Auberge Resort
Address: 180 Rutherford Hill Rd, Rutherford, CA 94573, USA Phone: +1 800-348-5406
This French-inspired, adults-only guesthouse is 4.7 miles from downtown St. Helena and 12.6 miles from Las Posadas State Forest.
Country-chic rooms come with terraces, fireplaces, luxury bedding, and soaking tubs. All feature flat-screen TVs, Blu-ray players, Bose sound systems and Nespresso machines. WiFi and snacks are free. Upgraded rooms offer custom furniture and heated floors. Suites add minifridges and wine coolers. There are also 2 villas.
Breakfast is free. There’s an elegant restaurant, plus a bistro and a bar. Other amenities include a spa, an outdoor pool, a gym and an Asian-style yoga pavilion, as well as a sculpture garden.
Set on 12-acre grounds, this luxe 1922 Spanish mission-style hotel is a mile from the Fowler Museum at UCLA and 3 miles from Beverly Hills.
Chic, midcentury-inspired rooms with garden entrances feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, iPads for room-service orders, and bathrooms with heated limestone floors; some offer fireplaces, infinity pools, patios and/or balconies. Suites add living rooms and/or Jacuzzis.
Amenities include a free car service, a sophisticated bar, a high-end restaurant run by chef Wolfgang Puck, and afternoon tea. There’s also a heated outdoor pool, a gym and a posh spa, plus lush gardens.
5.Ritz Carlton San Francisco
Along the California Street cable car line, this high-end hotel in a 19th-century Neoclassical landmark building is 8 minutes’ walk from Union Square shopping and a block from Chinatown.
The refined rooms have 46-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels and marble bathrooms, plus high-thread-count bed linens. Wi-Fi is available. Suites add separate living areas and larger TVs. Club-level rooms have access to a lounge with free food, wine tasting and Wi-Fi.
Dining options include a trendy gourmet restaurant and a lounge serving casual fare and afternoon tea. There’s also a spa and a 24/7 fitness center, plus 23,000 sq ft of event space.