5 Perks of Planning Summer Vacations Early

Summer is so close we can taste it! Summer on the Central Coast means perfect weather, lingering warm evenings drinking wine and listening to music, and adventurous outdoor activities to enjoy with the whole family. Read on and discover all the perks of planning that summer vacation early, all of which you can enjoy if you book in advance with Martin Resorts today for your next Central Coast vacation.

Meet the Makers Behind The Piccolo: If You Give a Girl a Saw

In the true spirit of Do-It-Yourself problem solving, Janine Stone, owner of If You Give a Girl a Saw, discovered her passion for woodworking when she was faced with the classic issue of limited storage space at her San Luis Obispo studio apartment two and a half years ago. Fortunately for The Piccolo, what started out as a simple DIY project turned into Janine’s favorite hobby, and now, her full-time job.

Meet the Makers Behind The Piccolo: KROBĀR Craft Distillery

KROBĀR gives visitors new ways to savor the flavors of Paso Robles while finding ways to honor their wine country roots. We’re proud to offer KROBĀR’s bourbon, as well as their Original and Pink Gins on the menu at Tetto, the first rooftop bar in Paso Robles.

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.