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Preferred Hotels & Resorts Reveals Curated California Road Trip Itinerary

March 2, 2016

This isn’t your Grandpa’s RV trip down Highway 1

CHICAGO – March 1, 2016 – In an ode to the American pastime of driving the great open road, Preferred Hotels & Resorts, in partnership with a selection of its member properties in California, has created the ultimate California road trip itinerary that goes far beyond roadside motels and fast food, featuring luxurious properties, farm-to-table cuisine, and local spirits and wine at every stop. Embracing the true spirit of a road trip, Preferred Hotels & Resorts is rewarding guests who book multiple stays at a selection of different hotels along the California coast, from Big Sur to Beverly Hills.

Travelers who book the Preferred California Road Trip will receive a special Preferred Bed and Breakfast room rate and a complimentary regional culinary experience at each participating hotel, along with a custom road trip itinerary to guide their journey. Additionally, guests who stay more, earn more: stay at two hotels along the road trip and receive a $75 iPrefer Reward Certificate; stay at three hotels and receive a $125 Reward Certificate; stay at four hotels and receive a $175 Reward Certificate; and stay at all five hotels and receive a $250 Reward Certificate;. Reward Certificates are valid for redemption towards overnight stays as well as on-site property experiences such as spa and dining at more than 600 participating properties worldwide.

Guests may choose to book multiple stays in true road trip fashion or spread individual bookings out from now through September 30, 2016. Participating hotels and their unique road trip offerings include:

Farmhouse Inn - Forestville
Located in the heart of Sonoma County, this iconic property has created the ultimate wine country experience – in a box. Preferred California Road Trip guests will enjoy seasonal and local delights such as Dungeness Crab Sandwiches made using local bread from Nightingale Bakery and crab from the Sonoma Coast in a wine country picnic box that can be enjoyed in the room or at one of many local wineries with picnic facilities. Travelers may pair the meal with the perfect, complimentary bottle of wine, personally selected by the Estate Wine Director. Package rates start at $895.00 per night.

Cavallo Point - San Francisco
Cavallo Point is a Bay Area favorite gathering place for great casual food, wine, and spirits. The hotel’s understated Farley Bar captures the ambiance of a private club, featuring dark leather, comfortable furniture, original artwork, cozy fireplace, and a unique bar crafted from a fallen tree. Preferred California Road Trip guests will enjoy two complimentary drinks and two appetizers off the Farley menu, in celebration of the true social spirit of Cavallo Point. Package rates start at $494.00 per night.

Post Ranch Inn - Big Sur
Perched 1,200 feet above the Pacific Ocean, Post Ranch Inn embraces the natural beauty and architecture of Big Sur. Preferred California Road Trip travelers will enjoy this picturesque, intimate escape while feasting on a backpack lunch from Spirit Nest, a purveyor of local, organic fare, in the nearby meadow. Should weather not permit outdoor dining, guests will enjoy an in-room picnic in front of their wood-burning fireplace. Package rates start at $810.00 per night.

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa - Ojai
Just 90 miles outside of Los Angeles, located in the culinary and arts epicenter of Ojai, Ojai Valley Inn & Spa is a fine dining, golf, and spa lovers retreat. Preferred California Road Trip guest will enjoy a picnic basket for two filled with local bites along with two complimentary wine tasting passes for the Ojai Vineyard Tasting Room. Travelers can explore the area by way of complimentary bicycles and channel their inner artists while enjoying a $50 credit towards any art class at the Artist’s Cottage. Package rates start at $399.00 per night.

Montage Beverly Hills - Beverly Hills
Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, Montage Beverly Hills is a posh stop along the Preferred California Road Trip . Guests will indulge in edible Beverly Hills-themed treats from the hotel’s talented pastry team upon arrival along with a glass of champagne. The concierge has also created a custom itinerary for road trip guests only, outlining fabulous shopping destinations and not-to-be-missed dining recommendations. Package rates start at $975.00 per night.

Travelers are encouraged to ditch airport chaos and pack up the cars for the ultimate Preferred California Road Trip, booking stays along the itinerary between now and September 30, 2016. For full details on the Preferred California Road Trip, visit

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About Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than 650 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 85 countries. Through its five global collections, Preferred Hotels & Resorts connects discerning travelers to the singular luxury hospitality experience that meets their life and style preferences for each occasion. Every property within the portfolio maintains the high quality standards and unparalleled service levels required by the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Integrated Quality Assurance Program. The iPrefer guest loyalty program, Preferred Residences℠, Preferred Family, Preferred Pride℠, and Preferred Golf™ offer valuable benefits for travelers seeking a unique experience. For more information, visit

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Katie Kavanagh
Senior Manager, Public Relations – Americas
Tel: +1 312 542 9211