I thought it strange when I left a message on a man's voicemail about booking the room and wondered, "is this a hotel or someone's home"? The website gave no indication, but in fact it was someone's home (I believe Tom) at one time and the decor and ambience give that vibe. As parts of the house are "off limits" and there are personal effects everywhere you definitely feel as though you're staying in someone's home. It didn't help that we got stuck in the "jr" suite (apparently the third suite listed is never booked because Tom, who continued living in it when he first booked rooms, still keeps his stuff in it). The giant painting of a little girl hanging over our bed was super creepy as well as the chimes on the breakfast patio. In my opinion, if you're going to turn your home into a "hotel" at least make the decor neutral.
At breakfast the first morning there were no eggs available so we were offered sausage and hash browns alone. The food was very diner like, nothing special and the cook was a bit difficult to communicate with.
The views are gorgeous and my husband and I were able to overlook most of the oddities and enjoy the break from the kids. But I would never recommend this place to anyone. In fact I came home and warned all my friends to pass on the Living Social deal if they ever see it come up. When I saw the deal recently posted again for even more money than we paid I decided to post this review. You are so much better off booking a room at a real hotel in downtown Paso, you'll have a much better experience, I'm sure.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Relax at our romantic Villa located close to town and yet worlds away. Surrounded by vineyards, bask in the sun by the pool and enjoy see forever views from our 1200 ft elevation on a ten acre estate,lined with olive trees, lavender, and many kinds of flowers. Four suites, all with full bath, private patios or walk out sundecks. Southwest/Tuscan decor; eclectic furnishings; flat screen DVD players in every room for private movie viewing our library of over 500 first run movies. Air conditioned, Pool, serene, exclusive. Owner is Executive Chef and winemaker. Est. 2007.. Ten minutes from 20 wineries, located in the heart of the "Backroads wine district" in east Paso Robles. WALK to a nearby winery for a picnic and tasting. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Villa Valdemosa Hotel Paso Robles
- Valdemosa Hotel Paso Robles