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Fess Parker's Wine Country Inn and Spa
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   2860 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Los Olivos
North Tustin, CA
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“Amazing Getaway!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

This property has it all! Beautiful rooms with first class construction, fireplaces in the rooms and spacious bathrooms. The rooms are done in beautiful colors and the linens are of the highest quality material!

The Spa and Pool area was also impressive. It was very relaxing and spa services were great!
The resturant on property was excellent and very accomindating for what I neeeded.

Staff was very knowledgeable and the helpful

Room Tip: All the rooms are excellent!
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

We stayed at the inn for a very special occasion, our 20th anniversary, and it was the perfect choice. The hotel staff are very helpful and hospitable, the grounds are lovely, and our room was exceptionally beautiful and comfortable. We were on a midweek package that included wine tastings--Bin 2860 right on site is very fun, with friendly, knowledgeable staff, and we ended up buying some wine there. The short drive out to Fess Parker's is picturesque, and it was another enjoyable tasting there, a very attractive building with tall trees and roses and expanses of green all around. The inn is perfectly located for walking around the charming little town, and it is also nice to take drives in the country from there.
I hope the management will soon have more information and photos of the newly renovated areas on the website--we didn't bring swimsuits because there is no mention of a pool on the website, but they have an absolutely beautiful poolside lounging area.
The only disappointment was the restaurant at the inn, Petros. The food was good, but our waitress lacked the warmth and hospitality we had received at the hotel and tastings, and we hardly saw her. She was gone for long periods after each course, even though the restaurant was nearly empty. My husband had made the reservation and told them of our anniversary, but it was never mentioned with even an obligatory "happy anniversary." There is an inviting patio for breakfast, but the food and service were just okay were okay (unripe fruit, lukewarm tea, empty salt and pepper, but the coffe, eggs, bacon and pancakes were good).
My recommendation would be DEFINITELY stay at Fess Parker's, but eat at the new restaurant in town, "Sides," (Sides, Hardware and Shoes, a Brothers Restaurant) just around the corner from the inn. And bring your swimsuit!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

This is the best hotel I have stayed in many years. Everything about this place is classy and charming.

Los Olivos is a small town in the middle of wine country in Central Coast, California. From the check in, to the bell boy that took us to our room and gave us the tour, the wonderful Greek restaurant on the site (Petro's)... everything was perfect, but the room was the best part of it all.

Comfortable bed, soft robes in the closet, soft towels, gigantic bathroom and shower, complimentary water (as many as you want), flat screen TV with internet and cable... no detail was left behind. Even the turn down service was the perfect touch to end the day.

More and more I realize that the big chains are too concern about the bottom line and they believe that less is more. WRONG! Boutique hotels offer outstanding service and amenities, and everything that the big chains don't do anymore. Just food for thought!

I plan on going back to the Fess Parker's Wine Country just to enjoy a romantic weekend at this sensational hotel!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Fess Parker's Wine Country Inn and Spa

Address: 2860 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441
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Location: United States > California > Los Olivos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Los Olivos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Fess Parker's Wine Country Inn and Spa 4*
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Also Known As:
Fess Parker`s Wine Country Hotel Los Olivos
Fess Parkers Wine Country Hotel
Country Inn Los Olivos
Fess Parkers Wine Country Resort
Los Olivos Country Inn

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