Posted on August 11, 2022 by Claire Marcus
Vacation or staycation, Conejo Valley is the perfect place to catch your breath. Whether riding into the sunset, digging into history or enjoying dinner and drinks before a show, we’ve got all the fun—and none of the crowds. No matter what’s on the agenda, there’s a hotel for your speed. Some say there’s no place like home. We say there’s no place like Conejo Valley.
Read on to discover your next go-to spot.
Calling all travelers who want to hit pause and have some alone time. Enjoy a daily complimentary breakfast, cruise around the property on an electric scooter or hit up a hiking trail not even a half mile away. This option is so relaxing it’s even got a room with a spa in it. How Zen.
Feel at home just minutes from the mountains and beach. The ultimate relaxation station, each of its 125 rooms features a 42-inch HDTV and free, high-speed Wi-Fi. Some rooms even have a whirlpool tub. Once you’ve warmed up, cool down with a refreshing dip in the outdoor pool. Side note: We all know how much pets love their sleep. Good news: Hampton Inn & Suites is pet-friendly.
The ultimate family retreat, Homewood Suites is nestled in quiet Agoura Hills. Go on an evening nature walk with the little ones, check out the onsite 6-hole putting green or relax by the outdoor BBQs. Plus, all rooms are suites with kitchenettes and full-sized fridges. If you live and breathe quality family time at a slower pace, look no further.
Relax and unwind in one of their spacious 93 rooms or studio suites. Some rooms also offer their own whirlpools. Bring the family together for a relaxing game night (well, depending how competitive your crew is) over a puzzle table in the hotel lobby. Fun for all ages, the puzzle table has become such a hot spot that guests have even gone out of their way to buy their own puzzles for the hotel. BYO…P, we guess?
Hiking, anyone? Located at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains, near Lady Face Trail Head, you’ll warm up to all the action. Plus, it’s minutes from Malibu wineries and just walking distance from hot restaurants, grocery stores, movie theaters and shopping. At the end of a long day of sightseeing and covered ground, dip a toe in the hotel’s saltwater pool.
See another side of Southern California while staying at the Sheraton. Offering Santa Monica Mountain Range views, just 7 miles from excellent golfing and 15 miles from Malibu Lagoon State Beach, it’s a nature lover’s paradise. For history-loving visitors, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Stagecoach Inn museums are close by, too.
Welcome to your gateway to outdoor adventures. If you want to be in the middle of it all, then this is the place. The Courtyard by Marriott is located on the north side of picturesque Malibu Wine Country. At the day’s end, catch the unrivaled California sunset from the ballroom’s terrace. Plus, you can charge your electric vehicle during your stay here, onsite.
Just 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean, this spot offers 65 rooms and a budget-friendly place to stay. It’s surrounded by more than 14,800 acres and 75 miles of hiking, biking and walking trails — all within natural, publicly-owned space. Also, the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza featuring the Bank of America Performing Arts Center is nearby for guests seeking evening entertainment.
Sharing space with the Towneplace Suites, this hotel has a saltwater pool, plus BBQs and firepits. The Santa Monica Mountains are nearby for endless adventures on hiking, biking and horseback riding trails.
This shopper’s dream destination is just minutes from The Oaks, aka retail mecca. After a fun-filled day of shopping, nearby museums and golf courses, relax in the heated pool and enjoy a free Bright Side Breakfast®. They welcome furry friends with opens arms, too.
Speaking of furry friends…
Newly-built in 2020, this pet-friendly spot has a saltwater pool, plus BBQs and firepits to warm up with at night. Some rooms at this hotel even have views of the Santa Monica Mountains so Fido can soak up all the region’s beauty, right by your side. $100/stay pet fee, up to two pets welcome.
This newly decorated luxury hotel is just minutes from attractions and outdoor beauty. If you and your four-legged travel buddy are craving fun under the sun, this is the spot. After relishing the feel of sand under toe and paw at dog-friendly Little Dume Beach, kick back and enjoy Hyatt Regency Westlake’s retreat-like atmosphere and resort-style amenities. Try and book Monday through Thursday for a special 10% off rate. $100/week pet fee, up to two pets welcome.
This one’s got some new digs, too. (Not your furry companion’s kind of digging.) The Palm Garden Hotel was recently renovated, including the heated outdoor pool, jacuzzi and cabanas. Cabanas?! Your sunny SoCal stay just got 10x better. Plus, if you’re looking for some extra pampering for you and your pooch, the hotel has an onsite barbershop, salon and esthetician. $50/stay pet fee for 1-7 days, up to two pets welcome.
Outdoor pool and hot tub? Complimentary coffee? Game room? NO PET FEE? Say no more. The property offers plenty of grassy area and waste bags for man’s best friend. Conveniently located right off the 101 freeway, this is a great choice for leisure and business travelers alike. No pet fee, up to two pets welcome.
Motel 6 is a short walk from a bunch of quick bites. Treat yourself—and your pet—to some breakfast at The Nook, Ameci Pizza & Pasta, Patron Mexican Bar & Grill, Cronies Sports Grill and beyond. Make sure to read the restaurant’s pet policy before heading over. As the hotel’s website states, they’ll leave the light on for your pet. No pet fee, up to two pets welcome.