Before the invention of the inn, weary travelers huddled beneath trees, constructed primitive shanties, or leased centaur-timeshares at an exorbitant price. Escape the costly clutches of Mother Nature with today’s Groupon: for $143, you get a two-night weekday stay (Sunday–Thursday) at The Continental Inn in Tomales (a $286 value).
The Continental Inn woos lodgers with its replicated turn-of-the-century charm and selection of 10 rooms garlanded with the eye-catching colors and prints of their namesake flora. Spend two restful evenings ensconced in the Ivy Room, which boasts a king-sized bed, private bath, and an electric fireplace ideal for lulling android companions to sleep. The summery Daffodil Room is accessible via a private street entrance and outfitted with a king-sized bed with a pillow-top mattress, electric fireplace, and kitchenette. Every room affords guests an array of amenities including WiFi and room-controlled heating, as well as parking near the door, which prevents four-wheeled pride-and-joys from falling in with delinquent monster trucks.
Escape the warm clutches of sweet-talking beds each morning to discover nearby attractions such as bird- and whale-watching expeditions and horseback riding. Dillon Beach, with a mile-long stretch of alabaster sand is ideal for surfing, clam-digging, and sunset-heckling, is located just a five-minute drive from the inn.
26985 California 1
Tomales, California 94971