Hofsas House Announces 2016 Packages!


My first trip with Michael was to Carmel-by-the-Sea. The city was not only breathtaking, but we were treated to such great hospitality at The Hofsas House with their ocean views, kitchenette & daily breakfast. We are thrilled to be returning in the new year & I am so excited to share these exciting new packages for 2016 with you!


2016 is the  100 year anniversary of Carmel-by-the-Sea. For any packages in 2016 add on a 100 Years of Carmel-by-the-Sea history book for $10.00!


Carmel-by-the-Sea Celebrates 100 Years:

Celebrate Carmel-by-the-Sea’s 100th Anniversary and Hofsas House Hotels 69th Anniversary with our History Tour! Delight in the special charms of Carmel on a leisurely, fun and informative two-hour guided walk past enchanting Fairy-tale cottages, through secret pathways, hidden courtyards and award-winning gardens. At the end of the tour, you’ll feel like a local. Cost is $25 per person. When booking, use promotion code: HHWALKS.

Mornings in Carmel by the Sea
Mornings in Carmel by the Sea


Get Artsy Package

For decades, Carmel, California has been an artist’s enclave! Today there are more than 80 art galleries in walking distance from the hotel. The Hofsas House Hotel is no exception and has been touched by one of the World’s most famous artists. Did you know? Maxine Albro was commissioned by DonnaHofsas to paint the welcoming mural and the headboard featured in room 47 of the Hofsas House. In the 1940s and 1950s, Maxine was living in Carmel and was friends with Donna. After the main four-story addition to the Hofsas House was complete in 1957, Donna asked Maxine to paint the mural and add other highlights to the front of the building to enhance the Bavarian theme. Maxine also painted the three pictures hanging in the lobby.


The  Hofsas House Get’s Artsy with its special Artist Package. Stay in the Room 47 – the room Maxine Albro painted! Carmel continues to be an artist colony and attracts some of the World’s most famous artists. The Hofsas House is located within blocks of one of the World’s most premiere sculptors. As part of the hotels Get Artsy package, guests will have the opportunity to meet local Carmel sculpture Steven Whyte (subject to his availability) and take a personal tour of his studio (located only two blocks away from the Hofsas House). Steven Whyte’s studio tours are subject to the artist’s availability. Call Hofsas House the Hofsas House to book this package. Guests can also experience the new Carmel Art Tours for $25 per person, reservations required and this tour can also be arranged in advance by the Hotel staff. Please call 800-979-3370 for more information.


Myself with Carrie, owner of Hofsas House
Myself with Carrie, owner of Hofsas House


Third Night’s A Charm

Book 3 nights and the 3rd is 1/3 off. A getaway is always a wonderful break…they just don’t last long enough. At Hofsas House we know the 3rd nights a charm.


Some restrictions, such as subject to availability, blackout dates, etc. Offer valid from November through February excluding holidays and AT&T golf week. Mention Code HHCHARM when booking.


Golfer’s Delight

“The Hofsas House Hotel has partnered with one of the Monterey Peninsula’s best golf courses. Book a stay and add a round of golf at the recently renovated and immaculate green grasses of the historic Quail Lodge Golf Club! Play a 18-hole round of golf including shared cart and range balls for an additional $100 per person. When booking use promotion code HHQUAIL and let us know what day you would like to play and whether you would prefer an AM or PM tee time. Our staff will make the arrangements. Tee times based on the availability of the Quail Lodge Golf Course.”


Wine and Cheese Package

“Stay at the Hofsas House and order our special wine and cheese package for $30. Enjoy a bottle of Monterey County Wine and a cheese pairing from the Cheese Shop when you order the Wine and Cheese Package in advance. Please order 48 hours in advance of stay and specify red or white wine.


In addition, taste wines at nine different Carmel tasting rooms on the Wine Walk by-the-Sea with a Wine Tasting Passport. The Carmel Wine Walk by-the-Sea is pleased to offer a Wine Tasting Passport for $65, which entitles the buyer to one $10 flight at each of nine tasting rooms (a $90 value).  The Wine Passport can be purchased from our concierge after checking in.”



Tail Wagging Package:

Hofsas House is one of the most dog friendly hotels in Carmel. Guests receive a complimentary Doggie Welcome Package upon arrival that includes:

   –Hofsas House Dog Frisbee

   –Hofsas House collapsible dog bowl

   -Special Dog Bed 

   -Letter from Cajun. our onsite Pet Concierge

   -Special dog amenities package

   -Tips and recommendations for your four legged friends stay

   -Walking Trail and Hiking Guide

   -A package of treats.

   -Costal Canine Magazine—offering the best four legged options for visiting Carmel

Minimum two (2) night stay. $25 fee per night for one dog and $40 per night for two.


Take a Hike at the Hofsas House Hotel

“Experience Big Sur hiking trails ranging from tranquil walks along a coastal waterfall to miles-long ascents through the redwoods and into the rugged wilderness or take in magnificent Point Lobos State Park. After a day of hiking the Big Sur coastline, guests relax in the hotel’s heated swimming pool or European dry saunas. Package includes a $25 gift certificate for Carmel’s 5th Avenue Deli.  Offer valid from March 1 thru May 31, 2016 with a minimum of a two (2) night stay. Mention HHNature at booking. Offer not valid with any other discounts, promotions or through a third party booking agent.



About Hofsas House: 

Owned and operated by the Theis Family, Hofsas House Hotel is within walking distance of everything Carmel has to offer, including a stunning beach, fine restaurants and shops, and wine tasting.The Hofsas House’s 38 spacious, one-of-a-kind rooms boast European comfort and lovely views, not to mention amenities like fireplaces, private balconies, wet bars, kitchens and patios. Large suites provide the perfect stay for newlyweds and everyone else seeking an extra special getaway. Dutch doors in every room allow guests to welcome in the ocean air, and free WiFi enables them to stay connected — if they want to!


For large groups — wedding parties, company meetings, family reunions and others — Hofsas HouseHotel offers a spacious room equipped with a fireplace and full kitchen that can comfortably accommodate 40 people. A heated pool, dry saunas, decks with views and off-street parking are on offer as well.


Hofsas House Hotel is located on San Carlos Street, north of Fourth Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea. For more information, call (831) 624-2745 or visit the website. Like them on Facebook.

(*Disclosure: I work on occasion with The Hofsas House Hotel. All opinions are my own.)