If you’ve ever dreamed of spending a weekend like a king or queen, then this historic hotel in Southern California is where you need to stay! The Mission Inn is famous for its Spanish Mission-style architecture and historic background. Welcoming guests since 1876, you can almost feel the history exuding from this stately hotel’s walls. Your time at the Mission Inn is bound to be an experience to remember, so be sure to check this famous hotel out.
Rich history and classic elegance combine at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, which occupies an entire block in downtown Riverside, California. Open to guests since 1876, this landmark hotel definitely knows how to leave an impression.
It may be hard to believe, but the hotel started off as a quaint adobe boarding house when it was first established. In 1902, the hotel underwent major architectural changes, marking the beginning of decades of additions. Today, the hotel's architecture draws inspiration from many historical design styles, most notably Mission Revival Style architecture.
The Mission Inn Hotel is both a National Historic Landmark and a member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of America. Boasting grand archways, flying buttresses, lofty domes, and soaring towers, it evokes a castle-like atmosphere that might expect to find in Europe, not California!
The hotel's Old World charm is undeniable, but you'll also see that it offers all of the modern amenities and comforts that today's travelers expect. The inn's guestrooms, suites, and event venues are well-suited for a romantic getaway or family vacation destination.
In addition to 238 luxurious guestrooms, the hotel is also home to Duane's Prime Steaks & Seafood, the California Lounge, the Mission Inn Restaurant, Las Campanas Mexican Cuisine, and Bella Trattoria Italian Restaurant. With so much variety, the hotel almost feels like a small city within a city.
When staying at this historic hotel, you simply must treat yourself to the full spa treatment! Also located in the hotel, Kelly's Spa is consistently ranked one of the best in the country and it's easy to see why.
Beauty and tranquility awaits at the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa. Stay at one of the oldest hotels in California and plan your visit to this inspirational hotel soon.
Discover the fascinating history and heritage of the Mission Inn Hotel & Spa!
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About Historic Hotels of America®
Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels. Historic Hotels of America has more than 300 historic hotels. These historic hotels have all faithfully maintained their authenticity, sense of place, and architectural integrity in the United States of America, including 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Historic Hotels of America is comprised of mostly independently owned and operated historic hotels. More than 30 of the world’s finest hospitality brands, chains, and collections are represented in Historic Hotels of America. To be nominated and selected for membership into this prestigious program, a hotel must be at least 50 years old; has been designated by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior as a National Historic Landmark or listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places; and recognized as having historic significance.