The following are suggested hotels for those traveling to attend a DRSB Workshop.  The list is alphabetical by city.


Austin, Texas   

The Omni Hotel Downtown Austin is the venue for the DRSB Workshop.  Please either reserve a room at The Omni Hotel Downtown Austin through their web site; or call (512) 397-4815 or (888) 444-6664 for their best available rate ($209).  Mention “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” when making your reservation.

If you prefer to stay in another hotel, this list has a range of prices for downtown area hotels:  Austin Hotels.


Boston, Massachusetts   

The DRSB Workshop is held at the The Boston Common Hotel and Conference Center.  You can make a reservation there, or here are other hotel alternatives:

In addition, you can find more listings at Trip Advisor


Brewster, Massachusetts   (Cape Cod)

Could there be any more welcoming setting than Brewster, Massachusetts, the warmer side of the Cape, to network, learn and grow? Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club is the perfect venue to be productive and successful in your drawing workshop, while enjoying the luxury amenities of a first-class resort.  Rooms are reserved in "The Mansion."  If you enjoy golf, you will be able to play on the private Nicklaus Design golf course. Non-golfers can stroll, bike or shuttle to golf and tennis areas, restaurants, pools (3 outdoor, 1 indoor), two fitness centers, a cardio room, basketball court, picnic area, toddler playground and Blueberry Pond. Hop on a bike and coast along the historic, scenic 26-mile Cape Cod Bike and Rail Trail that meanders through Cape Cod villages and is dotted with ice cream parlors, antique shops, lobster, baseball games and more. The resort’s convenient, all-day shuttle service is available in season.

Please mention the “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” Workshop when you call to reserve your room in the hotel:  774-323-6191 or 800-343-6074  


Chicago, Illinois   

The Palette and Chisel hosts the DRSB Workshops.  There are many fine hotels in Chicago at all price points; some suggested nearby hotels include:


La Jolla, California   

The DRSB Workshop is held at the Hotel La Jolla, located close to La Jolla Shores Beach and the charming and elegant beachside town of La Jolla, California.  The Hotel is offering a 15% discount off of the best available rate online; to receive this discount, you must contact:  Amanda Campbell | Sales and Events Manager, Hotel La Jolla |  Curio - A Collection by Hilton, 858.551.3627 |

For other lodgings in La Jolla, please see  There are hotels at all price points in the area.


New York City

These hotels are in Downtown Manhattan, SoHo, and TriBeCa:

 The following 5-star hotels are in SoHo:


Provincetown, Cape Cod, Massachusetts   

Workshops are held at The Provincetown Inn, (508) 487-9500.  Please mention the “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” Workshop and the reservation agent will know which discount to give.  The key to receiving the discount is to mention the Workshop name.  Rates are valid up until the start of the workshop; however, it does not guarantee availability in any particular room category so it is best to make a reservation sooner than later.  Rates include daily continental breakfast.  For other hotel options, here is the Provincetown Chamber of Commerce link to Lodgings:  The PTown Chamber of Commerce.  Doug Ritter , (508) 349-0976, can also help with hotels/local housing information.  In addition,  has many listings of Provincetown vacation rentals by owners.


San Diego, California

The DRSB Workshops are held at the art-filled Hotel Palomar San Diego, in the center of downtown San Diego and San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, a lively area known for its dining and nightlife.  The Palomar is a boutique Kimpton Hotel.  It gives you the ultimate urban retreat within easy reach of the city's countless attractions.

Hotel Palomar has a special rate for DRSB students:  Single, $199.00; Double, $214.00, or Suite, $299.00. To make your reservations, please click this link: Hotel Palomar Special Rate for DRSB Students


San Francisco, California

DRSB Workshops in San Francisco are held at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture.  It is located along the northern waterfront between Aquatic Park and the Marina Green.  With 1.4 million annual visitors attending thousands of annual events, exhibitions, and performances, Fort Mason is vibrant cultural hub located within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

San Francisco, one of the world’s top tourist destinations, has many hotels from which to choose, at all price points.  This site San Francisco Hotels will give you many options; this link lists all the Hotels in the Marina District, if you want to be close to Fort Mason.


Santa Barbara, California   

DRSB Workshops in Santa Barbara are held at The Best Western Pepper Tree Inn, which has a special discounted rate for our drawing class.  When reserving, mention Confirmation #3296938.  The hotel is charming with excellent service and convenient to everything: they have two heated pools, Jacuzzi, and gym; you can view the facilities on their web site.  

They provide complemintary pick-up and drop-off at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport and AMTRAK rail station.  We have a block of rooms set aside for our drawing class, so to make a reservation, phone (800) 338-0030 or (805) 687-5511 and mention the "“Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain”" class (confirmation #3296938).  Their email address is

The Hotel Santa Barbara is convenient to everything in Downtown Santa Barbara.  It is about a 10-15 minute drive to The Pepper Tree Inn.  You can view the facilities on their web site or book online here.  To make a phone reservation please call (888) 259-7700.


Santa Monica, California

The DRSB Workshops are held at The Georgian Hotel, a distinctive Art Deco hotel (originally built in 1933) with a long and storied history with Hollywood stars and the elite of Santa Monica.  If you would like to stay at The Georgian, they have offered special rates for the July 2016 Workshop.  Simply call the hotel, (310) 395-9945, refer to the Special Event Name (DBR7), and book your room.  Discounted rates July 11-15, 2016 are $314 for Standard Queens, $324 for Standard Kings, $334 for Queen/Queen rooms, $364 for Ocean View Queens, $414 for Signature Suites, and $464 for Ocean View Suites, based on availability.  These rates do not include a 14% occupancy tax or the Santa Monica City Assessment Fee (currently at $3.75 per room, per night) and may be subject to a minimum length of stay.  These rates are subject to change until referral or blocks are confirmed by the hotel. 

Santa Monica has many additional hotel choices at all price points.  Click here for a listing of all 38 hotels, as well as tourist information about the city of Santa Monica:  Hotels in Santa Monica.


Scottsdale, Arizona

DRSB Workshops in Scottsdale take place at The Saguaro Scottsdale. In the heart of Old Town Scottsdale, where the Arts District and Civic Center Mall meet, The Saguaro welcomes you with a vivacious pool scene and inventive flavors from Iron Chef Winner José Garces.  For the discounted room rates, call (480) 308-1100, and mention “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain.”


Seaside, Florida

The Seaside Institute has some special guesthouse rates for our DRSB Workshops.  

  • Communal cottage (two twins per bedroom, shared bath, private porch, ADA compliant):  $300 per week per bedroom*
  • Duplex cottage (one full per bedroom, private bath): $450/week/person
  • Duplex cottage plus (one queen, private bath, porch): $600/week/person*
  • Classic cottage (one queen, private bath, small kitchen, living room, porch): $800/week*

*Double occupancy: add $150. Additional occupant does not need to be enrolled in the course.


Seattle, Washington   

The Hotel 1000 is the venue for DRSB Workshops in Seattle.  Please call reservations at (206) 957-1000 and mention "“Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain”" when you reserve a room at the hotel to receive their discounted guest room rate.  The Workshop takes place in The Great Room I  on the 2nd floor of the hotel.

For alternative hotels, here is the official Seattle Web site:


St. Augustine Florida 

The most convenient hotel near The Llambias House (where the DRSB Workshop takes place) is The St. Francis Inn, a charming 20-room bed and breakfast with wonderful amenities.   They offer DRSB participants a 25% discount off their advertised rate for any room selected.  The published rates are higher on Saturday October 30 and Friday November 5, so they will offer 20% off for those nights.  Please mention “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” when reserving a room.  If you make your reservation online from the website, there is a place to ask a question.  Please mention the name of the workshop and The St. Francis Inn will manually adjust the rate and send you a revised confirmation letter.  Alternatively, you can call them at (800) 824-6062 to make your reservation. 

Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California 

The Hotel Erwin is the venue for DRSB Workshops in Venice, and is a proud recipient of TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for 2015. To reserve a guest room, please call (310) 452-1111, then press "0" at the prompt and ask for "In-House Reservations.”  Please mention “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” to receive 20% off their standard room rates.


Washington D.C.   

The Hotel Palomar is the venue for DRSB Workshops in Washington DC.  Stylish sophistication and artistic expression converge at this Kimpton Hotel, where "Art in Motion" comes to life in design and service.  Adjacent to the hotel is the Mediterranean Urbana Restaurant.  The hotel is conveniently situated within walking distance of two of Washington's favorite neighborhoods, Georgetown and DuPont Circle.  Please call (202) 448-1800 to make a reservation and mention Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain to receive a 15% discount.