ACCOMMODATIONS

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 will be held at the The Loews Boston Hotel.  For this hotels best rates please contact Alexa Sansone, Sales Manager at The Loews Boston.  Her direct number is (617) 532-3803 and email is alexa.sansone@loewshotels.com.  When you call or email please reference Brian Bomeisler and Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain.  This discounted rate will be good until February 1, 2017 and may fluctuate based on availability.  Here are two other hotel alternatives:

In addition, you can find more hotel 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 http://www.oceanedge.com/resort/ 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:

 Denver, Colorado

The Grand Hyatt Denver will host The DRSB Workshop.

We have a room block set up for this workshop.  To make a reservation please visit this website:  https://aws.passkey.com/go/drawingontherightside                                                                                                                                                                                         

If any attendees have problems with making their reservations, please call Megan Gertz at 1-302-603-4052

Friendly Reminder on Due Dates:
Thursday, April 27th at midnight is the Room Block Cutoff Date!   

Discover newly renovated rooms and suites with easy access to popular attractions at this downtown Denver hotel.  Conveniently located within walking distance to the arts, entertainment and theatre districts, as well as, minutes from the 16th Street Mall, you’ll find it easy to access everything you need. This dog-friendly hotel in Denver, Colorado is ready to wow guests with the amenities they offer.  Premium features include downtown Denver’s only rooftop fitness facility with an outdoor track.  

                                                                                                                                       

 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 their best available online rate; to receive this discount, you must contact  Amanda Campbell amanda.campbell2@hilton.com,  the catering and events manager at The Hotel La Jolla.  We have up to five guest rooms available for each of the three 5 day workshops in La Jolla in 2017.  The rates will vary depending on the time of booking

For other lodgings in La Jolla, please see http://www.lajollabythesea.com/hotels.  There are hotels at all price points in the area.

New York City

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

  • The Cosmopolitan Hotel, Tribeca  (888) 895-9400. This hotel has good, clean, inexpensive rooms.
  • The Solita SoHo Hotel  (212) 925-3600 This is a great new hotel - call for specials.
  • The Washington Square Hotel  (800) 222-0418  20-minute walk through Washington Square Park to SoHo.  Queen or larger rooms are preferable; very comfortable, in a great location.
  • Herrick Guest Suites (877) 447-8291; self-contained suites in lower Manhattan.
  • The Larchmont Hotel  (212) 989-9333. This West Village townhouse hotel on a lovely tree-lined street has shared bathrooms with up to two other rooms; charming, clean, reasonably-priced, and always popular.
  • The East Houston Hotel (212) 777-0012.  This is a new boutique hotel near The Lower East Side.
  • The Howard Johnson Hotel  (212) 219-1018 5 Allen St., New York, NY 10002
  • The Off SoHo Suites  (800) 633-7646  #S2 has cooking facility.
  • The Sohotel  (212) 226-1482; some single rooms share facilities but newly renovated.  Clean and inexpensive.

 The following 5-star hotels are in SoHo and Tribeca:

Provincetown, Massachusetts (Cape Cod)   

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 dpritter@earthlink.net , (508) 349-0976, can also help with hotels/local housing information.  In addition, www.vrbo.com  has many listings of Provincetown vacation rentals by owners.

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

The DRSB Workshop will be held at the Belmond Casa de Sierra in the center of San Miguel de Allende.  A cluster of historic buildings at the centre of the city, this charming luxury hotel offers the ultimate Mexican experience.  Cool, leafy gardens, stone arches and traditional wooden doors surround pretty courtyards lit by lanterns as night falls.  The hotel is a mixture of sixteenth-to-eighteenth-century Spanish colonial buildings with "gorgeously upscale" individually decorated rooms dispersed throughout six casonas (or mansions) half a block from the town square.  Guest room rates range from $330 per night to $550 per night.  Please phone: +52 415 152 7040 for reservations.

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.  Please ask to use this GROUP ACCOMMODATIONS/CONFIRMATION #4243186 when making a reservation.  Note that this room block will be held until November 25, 2017.  If you're making a reservation after that date then please ask to speak with Rebecca Mittenthal in catering.  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.  When making a reservation please phone (800) 338-0030 or (805) 687-5511 and mention that you're taking the Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain class.  Their email address is pepper@sbhotels.com.

Alternatively, 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 Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe workshops are held at The Eldorado Hotel & Spa, which is right downtown in Santa Fe’s famed art gallery district, and near to great restaurants, museums, and historic sites.  Special rates have been arranged: $170/night for a single/deluxe guest room, $219/night for a Junior Suite, $235/night for a Junior Suite with a fireplace, and $265/night for a 1-bedroom suite. 

Please go to this Booking Link to reserve discounted guest room rates.

Or please call (505) 988-4455 or Toll-Free (800) 955-4455 to get these rates and mention the workshop Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain.  The Eldorado Hotel & Spa is one of the premier Santa Fe hotels, where award-winning luxury and unexpected delights set the stage for an enchanting visit.  The hotel is conveniently located near the Historic Santa Fe Plaza, offering the perfect embodiment of the spirit of the city.  Guests are welcome to experience their luxurious Santa Fe accommodations and amenities including on-site restaurant, bars, and a rooftop pool.

Seaside, Florida

The Seaside Institute has some special guesthouse rates for our DRSB Workshops.  Please call Janie Henderson at (850) 620-8681 to make a reservation 

  • 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.  Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain:
The Workshop will take place in The Great Room I  on the 2nd floor of the hotel.

The hotel is offering 15% off their best available rate (at time of reservation) for our group Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. 
Please contact Emily Ziemba, Catering and Conference Services Manager, at 1-206-357-9483 with any reservation questions.

Hotel 1000
1000 1st Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98104

For alternative hotels, here is the official Seattle Web site: http://www.seattle.com/hotels

 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. 

Washington D.C.

The Melrose Georgetown Hotel is the venue for DRSB Workshops in Washington DC.  An Art Deco-inspired boutique hotel with contemporary convenience in the heart of the Nation’s Capital, the Melrose is part of a collection of luxury hotels and resorts managed by Remington Hotels.  The recently reinvented and renovated Melrose Georgetown Hotel defines distinct, innovative service in a stylish ambiance.  Please call (202) 955-6400 or contact Heather Renz at heather.renz@melrosehoteldc.com to make a reservation.  The best room rates for The Melrose Georgetown Hotel we found were on Trip Advisor!