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South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   34843 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA 92591   |  
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Lake Forest, California
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“Great Hotel in Temecula”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We stayed at the Resort in 11/2012 and the hotel is the best in Temecula. The Villas are spacious and the food at the hotel is wonderful. The wine there is also very good and they have won several awards for there wines. We also went to a few winery tours in the area which was also very informative. Temecula Old Town is always a good way to walk around and have a bite to eat. This was a great weekend trip!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 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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Woodland Hills, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

South Coast Winery is a great way to relax and spend a few days. Just got back from a sales retreat there and the property is very nice. All of the rooms are "villa" style so you don't have to worry about noisy neighbors above you. Grounds are well kept and there is a nice pool and a fitness center. If there is a downside, it is that you are inTemecula. Temecula is nice but it is not the same as Santa Barbara or Nappa. That being said, you can still find some nice wine tasting (make sure to visit Brier Winery. The menu at the restaurant is a bit limiting and when I asked for a burger they couldn't do it. But there is an In-n-Out right down the street. All in all I would bring the wife there for a weekend getaway in the future. Probably not the kids.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Angelo, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

My husband and I, stayed in a King Villa for one night in October. The rooms are huge, with small refrigerator, fireplace, small patio , huge bathroom with jaccuzi tub, and sitting area. THe resort is beautifully maintained..Customer service was top notch..Just wish we could have stayed longer. Would highly recommend the balloon package for a special once in a life time memory..We did eat at the restaurant, very nice..food is good..not great, and the service was excellent. The views from your villa are breath taking..Hope to go back..!!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We only stayed one night at the South Coast Winery for a conference my husband was attending. We will certainly return! Every hotel room is a private villa with a little back patio right in the vineyards. The villas are tastefully decorated in light colors and furniture in dark cherry tones, with vines hand painted on accent walls. They have very high ceilings and are very spacious and extremely clean. The bathroom is immense and has double sinks, a separate multi-jet shower stall and a Jacuzzi tub, also immaculately clean.( See photos)
Our experience at the tasting room was wonderful. Our pourer, Jennifer, was knowledgeable and generous in serving some delicious wines AND we met some very nice, friendly locals who turned us on to a wonderful restaurant in Temecula ( Gourmet Italia). You know a tasting room is a good one when the locals are spending their money there, right?
The only thing I found a little strange was the comparatively tiny office where they have the guests check-in. It gives an odd first impression that things will be cramped, as there is basically no room for the guests checking in and out. This is obviously not so, everything is very spacious here except this tiny lobby.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

South Coast Winery Resort and Spa is an amazing place. My wife and I go every year after Thanksgiving to relax and luxuriate. Every hotel room is a villa with vineyard views and convenient location to either the pool/spa areas or to the restaurant and tasting room. The service is very high quality and professional and the rooms are kept immaculately clean and well maintained.

The winery is easily Temecula's best for both quality and selection. At most other wineries you go you get 5 tastes of whatever they tell you they're pouring, but at South Coast you get to choose from every wine they make (and it's dozens) guided by the most knowledgeable pourers I've met in Temecula.

The spa is luxury at its finest. Tremendous selection of services and skilled therapists make every guest feel like pampered royalty. And, I must say, it is really nice to be at a winery and get a complimentary glass of house champagne once your service/treatment is done. The spa and pool menus for drinks and snacks are perfect for relaxation and luxuriating by the pool.

The Vineyard Rose Restaurant is elegant, beautiful, and always cooks up excellent quality meat and seafood. And the wine list is extensive, naturally, and very reasonably priced.

This is a destination resort for sure and worth the trip on its on, but you certainly should also just stop in for a tasting if you're only in Temecula for the day.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Lake Elsinore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We stayed one night at South Coast Winery Resort. This is a beautiful property located outside Temecula, We really enjoyed the excellent service and great food at the Vineyard Rose restaurant on site. Wine tasting, although we tried it, is not for me. I don't drink wine. But the beauty and tranquility of this place made this short visit worthwhile. I would recommend visiting South Coast Winery if you need peace and quiet for the night.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lake Elsinore, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

My husband and I enjoyed dinner at the Vineyard Rose restaurant, walking the beautiful grounds, quiet time in the pool and the absolute quiet we experienced while sleeping in our room. Beautiful and tranquil place!

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Address: 34843 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA 92591
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Location: United States > California > Temecula
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Temecula
#3 Family Hotel in Temecula
#4 Business Hotel in Temecula
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — South Coast Winery Resort & Spa 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
South Coast Winery is not only known as the best winery in the State of California, it’s also known as Southern California Wine Country’s finest resort, offering up casual elegance in a natural setting accented by estate vineyards. Private, rustic villas and the stately all-suite hotel tower provide ultimate luxury and comfort for overnight stays, complete with fireplaces and oversized marble and granite baths, each with deep soaking tub for two. Exceptional wines, extensive spa, behind-the-scenes wine tours, plus fine dining at the award winning Vineyard Rose Restaurant complement your stay. ... more   less 
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