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CALIFORNIA HOTEL NEWS AND REVIEWS

Martin Resorts Press Room

Welcome to the Martin Resorts Press Room, where you can read up on the latest California hotel reviews and news for our coastal hotels in San Luis Obispo County. You can also browse archived press releases and our media kit here. Bookmark this page and return often for the latest additions.

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Sunset.com

“Tiny Avila Beach smack at the midway point of California’s Central Coast, is the throwback beach town, upgraded for your new, adult standards.”
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Examiner.com

“A visit to Paso Robles, just over three hours from San Francisco, reaps huge rewards: Gorgeous vistas; verdant hillsides; delicious wines; farm fresh ingredients and terrific people.”
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L.A. Parent

“These laid-back California beach towns make great getaways for families. They are low on crowds, big on fun”
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Yahoo Travel

“A pristine boardwalk with shops and restaurants is a relaxing place to enjoy an ice cream cone and ocean breezes.”
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Forbestravelguide.com

“A trip to Paso will tantalize your taste buds, but more than that, it will redefine your notion of California wine country.”
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Travelingboy.com

"If I close my eyes I can almost see the old wooden pier standing in the sea and hear the rocks rolling in the waves outside my window."
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Paso Robles Inn Named Top Wedding Vendor in SLO County

The SLO Wedding Planners have voted Paso Robles Inn as one of the top wedding vendors in SLO County and have been handpicked to be listed as a “SLO Wedding Planners Approved Vendor.”

Pismo Beach Adventures - Stay Diven

Pismo Lighthouse Suites

"Our brief visit saw us staying at two hotels by the water at the start and end of our road trip. Both were dog-friendly and had an EV charging station so we could easily recharge the LEAF's battery overnight before hitting the road again." 

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52 Places To Go In 2020- New York Times

Paso Robles & Hotel Piccolo ranked #6 

"Meanwhile, the city has turned the good life — of wine, olive oil, cheese and boutique hotels — into an identity...the new hotel The Piccolo has brought exposed brick walls, a rooftop bar and a hipster crowd to downtown."

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The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2020 - Travel + Leisure

Piccolo Hotel 

"Travelers are finally catching on to what locals have known long all along: the Central Coast of California offers quiet beauty, agricultural bounty, and some of the best wines in the state... Stay at The Piccolo, a new urban extension of the Paso Robles Inn." 

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Paso Robles: More Than Vineyards & Wedding Venues, Downtown City Park Is a Vibrant Destination | Savvy Cali Girl

Paso Robles Inn

"Just across the street from Downtown City Park, 'Inn' describes this hotel perfectly. A little bit traditional, a little bit western, the Paso Robles Inn has been a feature in Paso Robles since 1889 when the town was founded."

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Review of Avila Lighthouse Suites, Avila Beach | Two In Two & On The Go

Avila Lighthouse Suites

"It’s perfect for children in its hotel amenities, setup, and location. But, Avila Lighthouse Suites is also special because not only are your kids’ needs accounted for (and who are we kidding – they’re the bosses anyway), but small touches make the adults also feel like they’re on a pampered beach vacation."

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Southern California Top Hotels | Conde Nast Traveler

Paso Robles Inn

Paso Robles Inn Ranked #11. 

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Paso Robles Inn | The Travelling Stomach

Paso Robles Inn 

"If you are coming to enjoy some of the area’s excellent wineries, you can’t go wrong by staying at the Paso Robles Inn, which partners with many of the top wineries to create a number of wine-themed rooms complete with private spa tubs!"

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California's Best-Kept Secret Is This Beachside Wine Region | Smarter Travel

The Piccolo 

"Wine lovers will want to stay in Paso Robles—wine country. The historic Paso Robles Inn’s new boutique property, The Piccolo will bring a stylish new roof deck and wine bar to the city’s quaint town center."

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Little Free Library Program

Martin Resorts Employees Build Little Free Libraries
“Take a book, Leave a Book” Libraries Provide Community Information/Entertainment

Visit California and Noreen Martin, CEO of Martin Resorts joins Governor Brown's Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico

Something is Brewing at the Paso Robles Inn

Cattlemen’s Lounge Mixologist Introduces New Drinks With A Nod Toward History

Martin Resorts Properties Awarded Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

This unique accolade is granted only to those businesses that have won the Certificate of Excellence for five years in a row.