These California Hotels Are Offering Major Discounts Right Now

The state of California is a destination for everyone. Nature hikes in the Sierra Nevada mountains, wineries tours in the Napa Valley, family fun at Disney, and the glitz and energy of Los Angeles and San Francisco—you will find something to do in every part of the state. So whether you’re dreaming of a wine holiday, a relaxing beachy weekend, or a staycation close to the city, we’ve found unmissable hotel deals for spring and summer. These are all fully refundable, so you can book them now and if you decide not to travel, you will get your money back.

Pacific Grove

Also known as Butterfly Town USA, the coastal city of Pacific Grove attracts thousands of orange-and-black monarch butterflies in the winter months. Explore the gorgeous Monterey Bay coastline on bike or on foot, book a tee time at the beautiful golf course, spend sunny days on Asilomar State Beach, and look at the pages of its history with a tour of the stately Victorian homes.

For your holiday in this laidback beach city, we recommend The Sunset Inn—Travelzoo is offering 57% off here. For $149 per night, you can stay in the Classic Queen Fireplace Room (Sundays-Thursday), and weekends are also discounted. The daily resort fee of $15 is waived off, and Travelzoo members also get a complimentary bottle of wine on arrival and half-day bicycle rentals. You can also upgrade to a Deluxe King Room with a fireplace for $30 per night. You can travel through June, but look out for black-out dates.


How about a quiet weekend in a sailing town just minutes from the bustle of San Francisco? Located on the Tiburon Peninsula, The Lodge at Tiburon has a great location steps away from boutiques and Ark Row restaurants. The joys of San Francisco are 15 minutes away, while you can be sipping a bubbly in Sonoma in 35 minutes.

Travelzoo has listed The Lodge at Tiburon for $179 per night, 47% less than its cost. On the weekends, you can stay at the Tiburon Room for this price, or book the Belvedere Room—with a private balcony and views of the San Francisco Bay–for $199. A complimentary bottle of wine is included and weeknights are also discounted. Travel anytime through April, and take delight in all its amenities: there’s an outdoor pool, an outdoor lounge, and a restaurant that serves meals using sustainable, organic produce. Plus, pets are also welcome here.

Napa Valley

California’s wine region needs no introduction. Napa is mushrooming with wineries, tasting rooms, and restaurants. Then you have charming hotels and inns and exciting activities such as hot air balloon rides, kayaking, hikes, and riding a bike on the rolling hills. Now all you need is a budget-friendly stay option.

Travelzoo has that sorted. Embassy Suites by Hilton Napa Valley, five minutes from downtown Napa, is 40% right now. You can book a pool or garden-view room for $199 upwards and enjoy additional perks of free parking, complimentary breakfast, and $25 F&B credit. The hotel features a chef’s garden and a mill pond, outdoor and indoor pools, and bike rentals. It’s also pet-friendly!

You can book now and travel until May. If you decide not to go, you can cancel your booking 72 hours before check-in.

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