Daily deal: Positively Provençal at the Park
Newly renovated rooms at the Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa have elegant dÃ©cor and plush bedding.
Forge a whole new alliance with France with today’s escape.
Slip away to your own European-chic getaway and rendezvous for a night in a deluxe room at the Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa, just half an hour east of San Francisco (weekdays, $109; weekends, $129).
Nestled amid lush woods, the grand château-style estate is distinguished by French architecture and guest rooms with fireplaces and vaulted ceilings. Take a dip in the 50-foot heated swimming pool before using your $30 spa or restaurant credit to put toward a European facial or other massage or body treatment at the Spa at the Park.
Or, opt to use your credit at Bistro at the Park or The Duck Club Restaurant, the latter of which OpenTable users give four stars. Gayot calls The Duck Club's décor "a cross between a formal dining room in an Alpine hotel and a Louis XIV-era drawing room... It seems only appropriate to dine on decadent dishes such as grilled prosciutto-wrapped figs and filet mignon in a rich demi-glaçé".
Former guests say "merci mille fois", thanking Lafayette Park for "our beautiful, luxurious, and spacious double room; the Bistro for cocktails and lunch; chatting by the outdoor fireplace near the pool on a chilly morning; the Duck Club for breakfast; and delightful room service"!
At the conclusion of this positively Provençal escape, we have no doubt it'll be difficult to say "au revoir".
- A one-night weekday ($109) or weekend ($129) stay for two in a deluxe room
$30 dining or spa credit
- Award-winning on-site restaurants and spa
- Book by 14 June