Orange County April 2018

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BOOK YOUR NEXT ESCAPE AT AVENUE OF THE ARTS HOTEL

WRITTEN BY: KELLI WITHANEYE

With hundreds of hotels all over Orange County, it can be difficult to strain through the countless options for your next business trip, weekend getaway or event space. Avenue of the Arts Hotel makes it an easy choice with a variety of amenities offered to their residents. With a cozy fireplace at the entrance, a restaurant known for its ever-changing food and beverage menu and exclusive rooms with unique individual design, you won’t have to think twice about booking your stay.

“We wanted to give it that Palm Springs and old-school Vegas feel, back when hospitality was hospitality.” —KENNETH CHOUINARD

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• Their outdoor seating space all around the property and natural lighting that fills the rooms and hallways has fostered an open and inviting space. “We wanted to create this whole outside-in and inside-out feel,” Director of Sales and Marketing Kenneth Chouinard explained. “We wanted to give it that Palm Springs and old-school Vegas feel, back when hospitality was hospitality.” With purple velvet couches, birdcage chairs, gold accent furniture and a warmly lit fireplace they’ve done just that.

• Positioned in downtown Costa Mesa, it has quite the appeal to shoppers and theatergoers alike—a “choose-yourown-adventure” kind of experience. With about 230 rooms, they can even host large parties. “We host about 50 or more weddings a year in addition to the 100 or more bridal parties that stay with us the night before their wedding,” Chouinard added. That’s no small feat! “It’s due to our large rooms, perfect for small parties, and our large windows that give wedding photographers the space and lighting they need for great shots.”

Start Your Trip Off Right

• Avenue of the Arts offers two complimentary signature cocktails upon arrival from Silver Trumpet's bar.

Breakfast in Bed • Their awardwinning restaurant, Silver Trumpet Restaurant & Bar, offers in-room dining 24 hours a day and your room booking includes a $50 food and beverage credit!

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• Book the Kiss & Tell package for the ultimate couple’s retreat including in-room breakfast, a bottle of Champagne and a rose petal arrangement.

Take Comfort Every room includes hardwood floors and granite bathrooms, and some rooms also provide balconies for fresh air and lakeside views, giving even the standard rooms a spacious feel. Each bed has a different mural above it that captures some of Orange

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County’s most well-known spots—The Performing Arts Center, Santa Ana Courthouse and more. Bringing the whole family with you on this weekend away? Avenue of the Arts offers a Junior Suite that accommodates a separate wing for mom and dad to get some alone time while the kids get a living room of space to sleep, play and chat!

AVENUE OF THE ARTS COSTA MESA 3350 Avenue of the Arts Costa Mesa, CA 92626 714.751.5100 avenueoftheartshotel.com