A beautiful landscape dominated by rolling hills, grape vineyards, and rugged mountains, Paso Robles ranks among the premier wine-producing regions across the United States. The local hospitality sector here is brimming with boutique hotels, resorts, historic B&Bs, and magnificent estates featuring vineyards and indulgent accommodations. To help you choose here is my roundup of the best cool and trendy hotels in Paso Robles, California…
Our Top 3 Best Cool and Unusual Hotels
Allegretto Vineyard Resort Paso Robles
One of my favorite places for a Paso Robles getaway is the Allegretto Vineyard Resort. It’s like being transported into a world of its own, offering me accommodations, cuisine, and entertainment all in one beautiful venue.
As I arrived, I couldn’t help but be captivated by Allegretto’s stunning Tuscan-style architecture. The interiors were adorned with exquisite artwork, creating a truly immersive experience. I loved dining at Cello Ristorante & Bar, where I indulged in farm-to-table delights.
Choosing the perfect room was a delightful experience, with 171 rooms and suites to pick from. The European-style lodgings exuded warmth with their aged woods and earthy neutrals. The bedding was so luxurious, and the furniture was simply exquisite.
During my stay, I had the pleasure of booking a room with an expansive terrazzo. I loved being able to step outside and breathe in the fresh air. The sparkling pool, the enchanting Moroccan-themed Piazza Magica, and the 20 acres of nature sanctuary were all at my disposal, offering endless opportunities for relaxation and exploration. This was truly a memorable experience.
My favorite part of this resort was the serene terrazzas. Sitting outside and enjoying the beautiful surroundings made me feel like I was in a Tuscan paradise.
Moroccan-themed Piazza Magica
Interior lined with artwork
Spa can get booked up
Restaurant is a little pricey
Bar closes early
Sirena Vineyard Resort
The Sirena Vineyard Resort became one of my favorite places to visit. While staying at the resort, I love this upscale value that immerses you in the ambiance of Santorini. It’s nestled against the rugged cliffs of the Adelaida District, just minutes away from downtown attractions.
The Greek and Mediterranean influences at the resort truly set the mood. I experienced this blend in the architecture, interiors, and overall soothing vibe, which made the wine-tasting experience even more special. The resort offers elegant rooms, villas with infinity-edge pools, and a beautifully restored mansion with seven guestrooms.
The mountaintop location allowed me to feast my eyes on the splendors of the Central Coast and the surrounding vineyards. While visiting, I couldn’t help but appreciate Sirena Vineyard Resort’s breathtaking views and Mediterranean charm.
The infinity-edge pools at this resort were my favorite. Taking a dip while overlooking the stunning landscape was an unforgettable experience.
Pool closes early
No onsite restaurant
While visiting the Geneseo Inn in Paso Robles, I couldn’t help but fall in love with this charming escape nestled against the backdrop of the region’s picturesque rolling hills and vineyards. The 145-acre CASS Winery, luxury lodgings, and dining venues make this one of my favorite places for a wine getaway.
During my stay at Geneseo, I had the pleasure of experiencing their modern bed-and-breakfast-style rooms, which exuded a sense of comfort and luxury, all while offering breathtaking views of the lush vineyards. The attention to detail in the fine furniture, modern amenities, and overall conveniences truly impressed me.
One of my favorite aspects of this establishment was the onsite Estate Breakfast, a truly indulgent affair that made each morning a delightful experience. The Chef Gardens provided gourmet meals with classic wine pairings that were nothing short of exceptional.
Between strolls through the vineyards, I booked a private massage and even joined the invigorating yoga sessions held on the premises. These activities added a layer of relaxation and rejuvenation to my visit, making it a well-rounded and memorable experience.
The Estate Breakfast was a standout for me. Starting the day with a gourmet meal and wine pairings set the tone for a perfect wine-country getaway.
Chic and contemporary boutique
No spa center
No microwave in rooms
No TV in room
CaliPaso Winery & Villa
Cali Paso Winery & Villa is one of my favorite places in Paso Robles’ rolling hills. During my stay at this luxurious address, I loved the exquisitely decorated accommodations, perfect for a lavish vacation. The CaliPaso Villa, home to 8 guest rooms and suites, offers a unique and distinct theme for each room.
I tried the Cabernet suite, a spacious, inviting room with wooden rafters, a cozy canopy bed, and an ornamental fireplace. It truly felt like a home away from home. The Winemakers suite caught my attention with its elegant seating area, adorned with refreshing green walls and bathed in ample sunlight.
While staying at the villa, I experienced the Viognier room, which combines a spacious bedroom with a comfortable sitting area. The Pinot Grigio suite, with its private balcony overlooking the picturesque vineyards, provided a serene retreat I won’t forget.
Not only is Cali Paso Winery a haven for wine lovers, but it’s also a sought-after venue for destination weddings and corporate retreats. The stunning vineyards and rolling hills surrounding the villa create a magnificent backdrop for any event.
The Viognier room was my favorite. It offered a perfect blend of comfort and style, making my stay enjoyable.
Tuscan flavor boutique style hotel
Perfect spot for couples
Exposed wood beams
Award-winning premium wines
No nearby public transport
Drinks can be expensive
Wellsona Escape is one of my favorite places for outdoorsy adventures. While visiting, I had the opportunity to embark on thrilling trekking escapades, take refreshing dips in a heated pool, and even grab free bikes to explore the nearby trails. This gem of a holiday home served as my central hub, allowing me to make the most of my time in Paso Robles.
During my stay at this fantastic 4-bedroom vacation rental, I was delighted to find that it’s perfect for accommodating large groups and family reunions. The property boasts five ensuite bathrooms, a cozy seating area, a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious dining space, and a charming balcony. It felt like a home away from home, and I couldn’t have asked for more.
One of the things I loved about this place was the stunning mountain views that greeted me every morning through the expansive windows. It was such a treat to savor my meals on the balcony while soaking in the breathtaking scenery. The abundant appliances and amenities made my stay here even more convenient, ensuring I had everything I needed to enjoy my time at Wellsona Escape fully.
The furnished deck with firepits and mountain views was a highlight. Spending evenings by the fire while enjoying the views was a memorable experience.
Perfect for families
Mountain views from a balcony
Pets not allowed
No onsite restaurant
Red House Paso
One of my favorite places to stay is the Red House Paso, a historic hotel that was originally constructed in 1892 as a farmhouse. While visiting this charming countryside retreat, I experienced its rich history and modern amenities.
I love this place because the original facade and intricate details have been lovingly preserved, creating a unique blend of old-world charm and contemporary comfort. While staying at the Red House Paso, I was delighted to find modern upgrades like central heating, high-speed WiFi, smart appliances, and even an EV charging station, making my stay both convenient and enjoyable.
This 4-bedroom property offers a spacious and luxurious experience with four ensuite bathrooms, a fully functional kitchen, a laundry area, an expansive dining room, a cozy living room, a music room, and much more. I tried my hand at cooking in the kitchen, which proved to be a culinary haven with its granite countertop, wine cabinet, and state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances. The Red House Paso seamlessly combines its historic charm with contemporary amenities, making it a memorable and comfortable place to stay.
The blend of vintage charm and modern amenities at the Red House Paso was captivating. It felt like stepping back in time with all the comforts of the present.
Perfect for group vacations
Modern farmhouse vibe
Private wine tastings
Not pet friendly
No pool available
One of my favorite places, The Nook, lives up to its name with a secluded setting that allowed me to rejoice in the unfiltered charm of the vineyards. While visiting, I found that The Nook is conveniently located near some of Paso Robles’ most popular attractions, including the Ravine Water Park and the Sculpterra Winery.
I love this adorable cottage, which features a thoughtfully furnished bedroom, a cozy living area, a charming dining space, and a functional kitchen. During my stay at the place, I tried out the outdoor dining area and grill for some late-night cookouts under the starry sky.
I experienced the sheer delight of the furnished deck and private yard, which offered ample space for me to enjoy a glass of wine while soaking up the views. The neighborhood is quite peaceful, making it a perfect location for planning short day trips to nearby destinations.
The furnished deck with firepits and private yard at The Nook was the perfect spot to unwind and take in the picturesque vineyard views.
Furnished deck with firepits
Perfect for couples
Can be expensive
No spa service
Inn Paradiso is one of my favorite places for a wine-country escape. While visiting, I loved the intimate and lavish experience it offers, surrounded by unfiltered natural beauty filled with wildlife, lush greenery, and centuries-old oak trees.
Situated near Paso Robles’ vibrant downtown area, Inn Paradiso has loft-style suites and apart-style accommodations. During my stay at this fantastic place, I experienced the spaciousness of these privately owned accommodations, which are perfect for accommodating large groups. They come with multiple bedrooms, sleeping lofts, living areas, dining spaces, and functional kitchens.
During my stay, I had the pleasure of staying in the Antoni Gaudi suite, which is the Inn’s most sought-after accommodation. I was amazed by the thoughtful design paying tribute to its namesake. The suite’s interiors felt like a work of art, with Mid-century furniture and precious artworks adorning the space. I especially loved the bathroom with its handcrafted stone tub and a charming redwood sink. This place truly exceeded my expectations.
The Antoni Gaudi suite at Inn Paradiso was a work of art in itself. The attention to detail and unique design elements made it a standout experience.
Perfect for a group stay
Pool closes early
Dunning Ranch Guest Suites
I love this unpretentious farmhouse-style venue, the Dunning Ranch. While visiting, I couldn’t help but be enchanted by the wine country charm and the park-like setting that beckons nature lovers. The onsite winery and complimentary wine tasting were a delightful surprise, and the expansive grounds lined with 100-year-old oak trees truly guarantee an authentic wine country experience.
I tried both of their comfortably appointed suites during my stay at the place. Suite 1, with its one-bedroom, ensuite bathroom, and well-equipped kitchenette, was the perfect cozy retreat. On the other hand, Suite 2, with its two bedrooms, bathroom, and state-of-the-art kitchen, was a fantastic choice for larger groups.
Both suites impressed me with their modern amenities and the magnificent views of the surrounding landscape. The 40-acre property’s spaciousness was a refreshing change from the crowded accommodations in the area, providing me with ample privacy and undisturbed solitude.
The complimentary wine tasting at the onsite winery was a wonderful touch. It allowed me to savor the local flavors right at the property.
Complimentary wine tasting
Surrounded by rolling hills
No Breakfast Available
No TV in the room
Micro golf putting green
Freshly Renovated Rooms
Beautiful Landscaped Grounds
Close to a busy road
Limited Breakfast options
In the table below, we have compared the top 10 cool and trendy hotels in Paso Robles. You can sort the table based on different factors like location, distance from attractions, price per night, and restaurants nearby:
Hotel Name Location Price Range(per night) Fitness Facilities Distance to Attraction(km) Nearby Restaurants
Allegretto Vineyard Resort Paso Robles 2700 Buena Vista Drive $297 - $412 Yes 2.09 3
Sirena Vineyard Resort 3775 Adelaida Road $359 No 8.2 5
Geneseo Inn 7350 Linne Road $520 No 11 7
CaliPaso Winery & Villa 4230 Buena vista Dr $435 No 6.9 4
Wellsona Escape Paso Robles, 93446 $3299 (min stay of two nights) Yes 6 8
Red House Paso Paso Robles, 93446 $2783(min stay of two nights) No 1,3 5
The Nook Paso Robles, 93446 $819 (min two nights) No 1.1 5
Inn Paradiso 975 Mojave Lane $740 - $1138 Yes 3.4 4
Dunning Ranch Guest Suites 1945 Niderer Road $226 No 8.6 2
Adelaide Inn 1215 Ysabel Avenue $142 - $179 Yes 0.7 6
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Beth Pinches – writer and photographer
Beth was born under a wandering star, with drama in her veins and ink in her pen. After stints studying theatre in Dublin and Utrecht she used her creative streak to see as much of the world as she could on as little money. She toured Italian Schools with a children’s theatre troop, lived as an au-pair in both Rome and Washington DC, explored the British countryside, worked her way through much of Europe, Salsa danced in Cuba and road tripped down America’s west coast where she discovered her spiritual home; Portland, Oregon. Other places she loves include Croatia, Finland, Japan and India. In between adventures, travel writing and performing she resides peacefully with her family, cats and ukulele. Find Beth on Linkedin or Facebook.