A couple of weeks ago my office sent me on an impromptu business trip to the Solano County region (right before Christmas!!!) but respectfully booked a three night stay at the cozy Union Hotel. I was in and out busy with work related matters right up until I checked out. Today, as things have calmed down, I thought I would send a note in gratitude tipping my hat to the Union Hotel for enabling me to have had such a successful trip.
I thought I was going to have a hard time meeting my tight schedule but the hotel staff was prompt, knowledgeable and on their toes helping me weed through it without a delay. First, the front desk made check-in painless letting me settle in quickly and connect to the Internet pronto! I was online navigating in no time and actually looked around the room to notice that the suite I was in was decadent. The room was tidy, super clean so I knew I had to call my wife that night from the bubbly comfort of the room's Jacuzzi to tell her about the wonderful room I had all to my lonesome self...she would have to see it to believe it!
I was out the door pretty early everyday on time and content with the hearty complimentary breakfast. I returned late at night but always greeted with a welcoming smiling face (especially nice when you've been hustling and bustling in the Bay Area). All in all, the room décor was gorgeous, the amenities were spot on, the coffee was always piping hot and last but not least, the staff was super helpful!
I must say that I am working on reserving a weekend getaway trip with my wife early in 2009 to do some sight seeing and even sit down at the downstairs restaurant for a meal as the other guests suggested I should. I think I'll try the relaxing leisure experience this time around!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Union Hotel, a unique hotel in the San Francisco Bay area, is nestled on the edge of a calm bay in Benicia, California close to nearby scenic attractions of Northern California. The city of Benicia is home to a bustling marina, antique shops, art studios, restaurants, historic landmarks and shopping. Our Inn is in the Bay Area, located near the Carquinez Strait, which is part of San Francisco Bay. The comfortable décor of this Benicia, CA hotel is reminiscent of California's past and is highlighted with touches of European elegance. In the middle of the nineteenth century, this beautiful cream-colored hotel welcomed guests from all over the world with warm hospitality. The tradition continues today at the Union Hotel in lovely historic Benicia. Each luxuriously appointed guestroom features a private bathroom with Jacuzzi, distinctive amenities, private phone lines, and period interior. Some suites feature spectacular water views and spacious bathrooms with Whirlpool Jacuzzi tubs for two. Guests on business can enjoy wireless internet service, voicemail, private phone lines.A combination of beauty, history, and comfort has created a distinctive place to stay at The Union Hotel, a Northern California Inn. Whether you are visiting the San Francisco Bay Area for a romantic weekend getaway, honeymoon, anniversary, relaxing vacation, or business trip - we hope to see you at The Union Hotel. ... more less
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