Meet the Makers Behind The Piccolo: Margaret Johnson

Leading as Martin Resorts’ Chief Operating Officer, Margaret is the brains behind the operation of opening downtown’s newest luxury hotel, The Piccolo. With 24 years of experience in the hospitality industry and the desire for a new challenge, Margaret wanted to do something bigger than she’d ever done before. So that’s exactly what she did.

Meet the Makers Behind The Piccolo: Dunn Gardens & Deadwood Revival

Of all the wonderful things that grow here, the camaraderie that blossoms between our local artisans is our favorite byproduct. We were lucky enough to witness one of these partnerships grow between Lauren Dunn of Dunn Gardens and Pepe Sanchez of Deadwood Revival as they collaborated on The Piccolo’s 24 custom air plants.

Meet the Makers Behind The Piccolo: Hans Duus, Blacksmith

Quite literally hammering away over the forge and fire, Santa Maria-based blacksmith Hans Duus has spent the past 51 years of his life carrying his Old World craft into the new age. Now, his work will shine at downtown Paso Robles’ newest boutique hotel, The Piccolo.

Meet the Makers Behind the Newest Paso Robles Hotel

As we prepare to open in Downtown Paso Robles this Fall, we invite you to Meet the Makers behind The Piccolo—local artisans, craftsmen, and creators who have poured their passions into a project that’s truly unique to the fabric of it’s home.

Paso Robles’ Pioneer Hotel and the New Frontier: The Piccolo

For over 150 years, Paso Robles has been a hub for heartfelt hospitality—attracting visitors for healing hot springs, bountiful orchards, and sprawling vineyards—and all along, the Paso Robles Inn has been there to welcome travelers with a true taste of this place and its culture. But we thought the Paso Robles experience could be made even better—which is why we built The Piccolo. Learn more about how Paso Robles’ newest hotel stays true to its roots…

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OUR FAVORITE #CENTRALCOASTING ENTRIES: JULY

Another month has passed, another month full of beautiful sunsets, beach trips, wine tasting, and more! Life on the Central Coast is at its peak during summer—so soak it up! Now that August has begun, it’s time to look back at our favorite #CentralCoasting moments from the month of July

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Margaritas & More: 4 Places to Drink Tequila on the Central Coast

The calendar is full of made-up holidays like National Relaxation Day, National Lighthouse Day, National Ice Cream Day… the list goes on and on. While we usually have a chuckle about these “holidays” and then move on with business as usual, there are a few that we can’t resist celebrating—National Tequila Day is one of those.