Located just 60 minutes from San Diego and Orange County and 90 minutes from Los Angeles, Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is closer than most visitors think. But in order to take advantage of the numerous activities, adventures, and culinary or oenological (wine tasting!) offerings, visitors to the region will want to take advantage of one of the region’s accommodation options for a 3-5 night stay. From vacation rentals and inns in wine country to AAA-rated resorts to value properties and major chains close to shopping and dining options in Old Town, there are accommodations for every visitor.
Travelers staying at Temecula Valley hotels and resorts can take advantage of bundled packages that include Temecula Valley attractions and activities, including Temecula’s popular Summerfest activities such as Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival, Pechanga Microbrew Festival, and live entertainment throughout Temecula Valley all summer long. A midweek stay in Temecula Valley offers an added value to guests booking wine tasting, hot air ballooning, artisan dining, golf, and spa services, as well as unparalleled access to artisans, winemakers, and chefs thanks to the smaller crowds.
Wine Country Accommodations
With breathtaking views of wine country and easy access to Temecula Valley wine trails, a stay in wine country is a best bet for travelers focused on a wine tasting experience. The region is a hot-spot for vacation rentals, which allow for privacy and luxury for large groups, Bed and Breakfasts, for those seeking a quaint, insider look at the region, resorts hosted by the wineries themselves. Popular vineyard-based accommodations include the Inn at Churon Winery, offering both standard rooms and suites on their 11-acre estate; INN at Europa Village, a B&B with a charming, European vibe; South Coast Winery Resort & Spa, a destination resort of both villas and hotel rooms on a sprawling 38 acres; and Carter Estate Winery & Resort with poolside cabanas overlooking wine country and complimentary continental breakfast.
Travelers wishing to experience the thrill of Vegas will want to secure a stay at Pechanga Resort Casino, which recently unveiled its $300 million expansion. The AAA-Four Diamond property boasts an assortment of resort amenities including more than a dozen world-class restaurants, full service spa, stunning pool decks with cabanas, retail locations, and, of course, the casino floor- the largest on the West Coast. Temecula Creek Inn is the perfect resort for golfers; its 27-hole championship golf course has won awards and accolades for its beauty.
Old Town Temecula Accommodations
A stay close to Old Town Temecula is a best bet for vacationers ready to experience the shopping, dining, history, and entertainment hub of Old Town. Well-known economy brands offer discounted rates in Old Town, including Rodeway Inn, Motel 6, and Ramada Inn. Historic hotels offer a glimpse into Temecula’s past: Palomar Inn Hotel and The Hotel Temecula, both historic hotels, feature updated rooms and amenities with an old-fashioned vibe. Within walking distance to Old Town, visitors can stay at SpringHill Suites by Marriott, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Embassy Suites Hotel Temecula Wine Country, a recently revamped, all-suite hotel serving hot breakfast.
Uptown Temecula Accommodations
Uptown Temecula accommodations, mostly located off Jefferson Avenue, include a variety of popular hotel chains, many offering budget-friendly perks including free parking, complimentary breakfasts, and even shuttles to Wine Country. Popular options include Best Western Country Inn, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, Quality Inn Temecula Valley Wine Country, and Holiday Inn Express Temecula.
For details, midweek specials, and recommendations on Temecula Valley Wine Country lodging, explore VisitTemeculaValley.com. To explore the best of Temecula’s Summerfest, visit https://www.visittemeculavalley.com/summerfest/.
About Visit Temecula Valley
With natural gifts of climate and geography Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country is recognized for scenic vineyards, award-winning wines, and 40+ wineries. The popular, boutique destination includes the Temecula Valley A.V.A. (American Viticulture Area) as well as Historic Downtown Old Town Temecula, Pechanga Resort & Casino, and Temecula Wine Country Golf Trail.
Visit Temecula Valley is the region’s official tourism marketing organization and an online resource for visitors at VisitTemeculaValley.com. Temecula Valley Visitors Center is located in Old Town Temecula (Third Street and Mercedes). For visitor information and assistance, call (888) 363-2852 or (951) 491-6085.