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A Night's Stay in 1880



    Old world charm: If you find yourself addicted to Old Western movies or lusting after the charm of the Victorian era, you may want to pay a visit to the 1880 Union Hotel.  It’s nestled in the town of Los Alamos in Santa Barbara County and comes complete with remnants of California's past, a record player, saloon and bocce ball court.  Each room is unique and everything down to the wallpaper screams “classic elegance circa 1880,” of course. 

    Musical history: Two of pop music's royalty, Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney, filmed the video “Say, Say, Say” here.  And get this: you can actually stay in the exact room they filmed the video in.  Furthermore, rocker Jon Bonjovi filmed his “Bang a Drum” here and Johnny Cash used to play in what is now the dining room in the 50’s at the start of his career.  We’d say that’s a pretty legitimate musical line up and certainly makes for some big time bragging rights. 

    Bookings: Currently, a night's stay ranges anywhere from $135 to $165, however if you visit www.centralcoastdeals.com, you'll recieive a whopping--yes, that word is appropriate here--50-percent off your stay.  The catch: the $67.50 deal is only valid Mondays through Thursdays so find some time to treat yourself to a charming mid-week vacation.