INN VIEWS : ROMANTIC GETAWAYS STILL POSSIBLE.Byline: Bobbi Zane Special to the Daily News
Valentine's weekend is usually the busiest of the year for bed-and-breakfast innkeepers. Many are booked for months in advance, so finding a room at the inn on the most romantic weekend of the year can be difficult.
Surprisingly, a few options are available this year for romance-minded couples.
Pat Straube, owner of Orchard Hill Country Inn in Julian in the mountains north of San Diego San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay. , says she still has a few rooms available on Feb. 14 and Feb. 16. And if you book her Sweetheart Special for two consecutive nights anytime in February, you can snuggle up together in a complimentary carriage ride, toast each other with champagne and gaze into each other's eyes over dinner.
Orchard Hill is a luxury inn with 22 rooms and suites in a lodge and collection of cottages. Appointments include fireplaces, Jacuzzis for two, wet bars, landscaped grounds with many secluded nooks and crannies Noun 1. nooks and crannies - something remote; "he explored every nook and cranny of science"
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A contemporary inn, it is located just steps away from shops, galleries and restaurants. It has four guest rooms with private baths, a sun-drenched patio and a sparkling pool. Southwestern decor complements a collection of American Indian American Indian
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Turret House, which opened last fall in Long Beach, has a romantic Valentine evening package featuring one night at the inn, sweetheart surprises in the room, and a four-course dinner with transportation for two at La Traviata La traviata is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It takes as its basis the novel La dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils, published in 1848. restaurant, according to according to
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The inn occupies a 1906 Queen Anne home with turrets and gables located in the historic section of Long Beach. There are five rooms, all with private baths, and Victorian ambience.
Resources: Orchard Hill Country Inn, (619) 765-1700, Sweetheart Special $285 to $435, depending on room selected, less $45 if dinner is not included; Tres Palmas Bed and Breakfast, (619) 773-9858, Valentine's Day Special, $100 to $115; Turret House, (310) 983-9812, $200 any room.