Wine may have put Temecula, California on the map. Adding in its fascinating history, majestic landscapes, exquisite cuisine, and friendly people makes this an ideal weekend destination. Mother Nature has truly blessed this delightful Southern California community nestled among the surrounding hills and mountains. And in this abundance of beauty, you will find some wonderful Temecula winery hotels and stunning vacation rentals that will make your trip to Temecula truly incredible.
No matter what you do in the Temecula area, a stay in the wine country provides a most unforgettable experience. Temecula Valley welcomes more than two million visitors a year. Not bad for a region that planted its first grapevine barely 50 years ago.
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Best Temecula Winery Hotels
Of course, San Diegans can easily take a day trip to get a taste of Temecula wineries, but it’s well worth a stay at one of its incredible Temecula wine country hotels, cozy inns, and luxurious resorts to really get the lay of the land and experience the amazing vibe of this lovely area. Temecula is the perfect San Diego weekend getaway.
Here are some Temecula winery hotels we highly recommend for the opportunity to stay and play a while in Temecula. Please note however that all listed amenities may not be available due to current health restrictions and venue preference. Checking on the hotel website will provide an update before your trip to the wine country.
Carter Estate Winery & Resort
Location: 34450 Rancho California Road, Temecula, California 92591
4-star Boutique Winery Resort|$$$|Pool & Spa|Restaurant|Free Continental Breakfast|Pet Friendly|Free Parking|Accessible
Sitting amidst picturesque acres of vines and rolling hills, Carter Estate Winery and Resort provides visitors a touch of casual elegance with their 60 secluded picturesque Mediterranean-inspired bungalows and suites.
Stays include a complimentary bottle of Carter Estate Wine and continental breakfast for two delivered to the room. Accommodations are spacious, appealing, and include a well-appointed seating area as well as an outdoor patio.
Beds are fitted with premium mattresses and luxurious rich linens and soft duvet comforters make sleeping an exceptionally comfortable experience here. In-room gas fireplaces are perfect for chilly Southern California evenings. Bathrooms include comfy robes and high-end bath products.
A heated outdoor pool with private cabanas is ideal for a warm sunny day and al fresco lunch dining is available at the resort’s signature restaurant, The Vineyard Grill.
All in all, this is the place for an ideal escape as you immerse yourself in wine country. Check for prices on Booking.com
Inn at Churon Winery
Location: 33233 Rancho California Road, Temecula, California 92591
4-star Boutique Winery Resort|$$$|On site Café |Complimentary Breakfast and Wine Hour|Complimentary Wine Tasting|Free Parking|Accessible
The rolling green hills of Temecula surround the Inn at Churon Winery. Magnificent touches of a French chateau grace the picturesque property, where privacy and intimacy are hallmarks of the inn.
24 tastefully-decorated French-inspired luxurious suites with queen and king beds feature panoramic views, private terraces or balconies, and in-room gas fireplaces. Each uniquely and beautifully appointed. Bedding is high quality, hypoallergenic and incredibly soft and comfortable.
Honestly, we felt as though we were magically transported to the very heart of French wine country while staying here. The entire atmosphere is Old World, quiet, and enchanting.
Bathrooms are elegant and include a large marble 2-person spa tub and separate shower with high end towels, bath robes, and bath products.
A complimentary breakfast and afternoon wine tasting for two are included in the stay. And the winery’s Cafe’ Churon is open for both breakfast and lunch.
For a splendid French wine country experience, you’ll find no better accommodations. Book your weekend getaway here>>
Ponte Vineyard Inn
Location: 35001 Rancho California Road, Temecula, California 92591
4-star Boutique Winery Resort|$$$|Pool & Spa|Restaurants|Pet Friendly|Free Parking|Accessible
Located in the very heart of Temecula wine country, Ponte Vineyard Inn offers a selection of 90 luxurious and elegantly appointed Italian-inspired queen and king rooms and suites. The magnificent grand suite sports over 1,300 square feet of indoor and outdoor living space.
Each guestroom features bath robes and slippers, signature bath amenities and fine linens. Bathrooms include granite countertops and an oversized glass walled shower. Covered patios or balconies offer breathtaking views of the vineyards and some have sweeping views of the Palomar Mountains. Our absolute favorite is waking up, stepping out on to the patio with our morning coffee, and being greeted by colorful hot air balloons floating gracefully above the vines.
Manicured Italian gardens offer stunning views of the vineyard and one-acre pond. A large outdoor pool and hot tub area also sports a bar and café. The Restaurant at Ponte is the winery resort’s signature restaurant featuring premier tasty al fresco dining behind the tasting room and overlooking the picturesque property.
It’s no wonder this resort is a favorite wedding venue. It’s absolutely breathtaking. Reserve your room here>>
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa
Location: 34843 Rancho California Road, Temecula, California 92591
4-star Winery Resort|$$$|Pool & Hot Tub|Spa Services|Restaurant|Resort Fee|Accessible
South Coast Winery Resort & Spa is without a doubt the most family-friendly of all Temecula Valley winery inns and resorts. 132 villas and suites provide a large selection of room types and views situated among the verdant vineyard grounds. The resort is also known as a popular wedding destination.
Room amenities include faux and gas fireplaces, deep soaking tubs, private patios or balconies, wet bars, luxurious bathrobes, bath products, and bedding. A $19 resort amenities fee per night covers a parking fee, bottled water, a 24-hour fitness center, resort pool area, and hot tub.
Another benefit of staying at the resort is access to the GrapeSeed Spa, one of Temecula’s best with an impressive array of body treatments. Housed in an elegant Tuscan-inspired setting, The Vineyard Rose Restaurant serves contemporary California cuisine seasonally sourced from local farms.
Views here are nothing short of spectacular and it’s a wonderful place to stay. Book your weekend getaway here>>
Spring Hill Suites Temecula Valley Wine Country
Location: 28220 Jefferson Ave, Temecula, CA, 92591
3.5-Star All-Suites Hotel|$$$|Complimentary Breakfast|Free Parking|Accessible
It’s not a winery inn, but it’s an absolutely lovely Marriott Spring Hill Suites property situated at the entrance to wine country. The location is ideal as Historic Old Town is within walking distance. In addition, the hotel is great for families, especially with its soundproofed rooms.
Guests may choose from 134 roomy queen or king studios with a sofa bed situated on three floors sleeping anywhere from three to five people. Children stay free in the same room. Studios include a living area separated from the bed by a privacy wall and a writing desk. Families will also appreciate the microwave and refrigerator in each suite.
The stay includes a continental breakfast for two. A fitness center is on-site, and bicycle rentals are located nearby for those who prefer to pedal it to Old Town. Book your room here>>
Temecula Creek Inn
Location: 44501 Rainbow Canyon Road, Temecula, CA, 92591
+1 (888) 976-3404
4 Star Inn Hotel |$$| Pool & Hot Tub|Golfing On-Site|Restaurant|Pet Friendly|Resort Fee|Accessible
Temecula Creek Inn is nestled on a golf course in the nearby foothills of the Santa Margarita Mountains. Though not a winery inn, it’s perfect for a weekend retreat or getaway, and a convenient base for a Temecula Valley winery tour.
The 300-acre scenic manicured property is known for its majestic shaded canopies of oak, magnolia, and eucalyptus trees, picturesque views, and spacious rooms. This inn has a laid-back country vibe with a restaurant that features delectable farm-to-table entrees.
Accommodations here range from 127 hotel rooms and suites to a private three-bedroom house. Guests can also select wooded, golf course, and mountain views to enjoy from their private balconies or patios. Rooms are casually appointed in neutral tones, and suites include a fully-furnished living room with an oversized patio. All rooms offer desk space, lounge chairs, a wet bar, and refrigerator with complimentary water. The inn is also family and pet friendly.
Bedding is plush and comfortable and spacious bathrooms include granite countertops, soft towels, and quality bath products. An $18 daily resort fee covers access to an outdoor pool, pool loungers, fitness center, shuttle service, and parking.
Patrons may also choose to use the hiking and biking trails on site, as well as sign up for a tee-time for a extra fee as a magnificent golf course and driving range are also located on-property. Guests wanting even more relaxation can sign up for an in-room massage.
Cork | Fire Kitchen is the inn’s signature restaurant providing casual farm-fresh brunch and dinner dining with an indoor and outdoor veranda seating with verdant golf course green views. Book your stay at the Temecula Creek Inn here>>
The Inn at Europa Village
Location: 33350 La Serena Way, Temecula, CA, 92591
3.5-Star Bed & Breakfast|$$$|Complimentary Breakfast|Free Parking|Accessible
Overlooking a lush vineyard knoll in Temecula’s stunning wine country, The Inn at Europa Village is the newest vineyard inn in the valley, and it’s absolutely enchanting.
Guests can stay in a casita room surrounded by Spanish ambience at Bolero. Ornate wrought-iron gates lead to three beautiful private secluded bungalows with vaulted ceilings, opulent soaking tubs, luxurious bedding and towels, and private courtyards.
A secondary option for Europa guests is staying at their hilltop romantic hideaway reminiscent of the European countryside luxurious accommodations consist of five suites with spectacular birds-eye view of Europa Village, the vineyards, Tuscan cypress trees, gardens, and fountains. These rooms are spacious with private balconies. The king jacuzzi suite features a heart-shaped jacuzzi tub, cozy brick fireplace, and French doors that open to the vineyards.
A complimentary two-course gourmet breakfast is included in the stay, and it’s been widely touted as fabulous. Of note here is more French and Italian-inspired accommodations are being planned as the winery village expands. Book your weekend at The Inn at Europa Village here>>
When all is said and done, local escapes are a soothing balm for the mind, soul, and spirit. Temecula Wine Country is the perfect place to indulge, chill, and peace out.
Treat yourself to a getaway to one of these amazing Temecula winery hotels. And let us know about your Temecula wine country adventure.
Temecula Wine Tasting Tours
The best way to explore the many wineries in Temecula is to go on a tour. That way, you can just relax and enjoy, while someone else does the planning and most importantly, the driving. Here are our favorite Temecula Wine Tasting Tours:
- Temecula’s BEST RATED Wine Tasting Tour
- Temecula Wine Country Tour from San Diego
- Private SUV Wine Tour of Temecula Valley
- Sunrise Temecula Balloon Flight
- Private Sidecar Winery Tour through Temecula
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