ACCOMMODATIONS

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

Atlanta, Georgia

The Loews Atlanta Hotel hosts our DRSB Workshop.  A Courtesy guest room rate of $179 per night plus taxes can be secured by contacting Tara Parker, Director of Business Travel.  Tara's direct number is (404) 745-5715.  Or go to Hotels.com for more choices.

Austin, Texas   

The Driskill Hotel is the venue for the DRSB Workshop.  Please either reserve a room at The Driskill Hotel through their web site; or call 512-439-1234 for their best available rate.  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.

Berkeley, California

The DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina, with waterfront views and panoramic views of the San Francisco skyline and Berkeley Hills, is offering reasonable guest room rates from July 7-12, 2019.  Please register on their website or contact Tayler Aguilar, Executive Meeting Manager, at tayler.aguilar@hilton.com or call her direct line at (510) 665-7105.  All rooms feature a balcony or patio.  The address of the meeting space is: 200 Marina Blvd. Berkeley, CA 94710. In addition, you can find more hotel listings at Trip Advisor or Hotels.com.

Boston, Massachusetts  

The DRSB Workshop is held at the The Loews Boston Hotel.  For this hotel’s 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 wmay fluctuate based on availability.  Here are two other hotel alternatives in Boston:

In addition, you can find more hotel listings at Trip Advisor.    

 Brewster, Massachusetts   (Cape Cod)

On Cape Cod, DRSB workshops are held at the Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club, a perfect venue to be productive and successful in your drawing workshop, while enjoying the luxury amenities of a first-class resort.  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.  To reserve a room at Ocean Edge please call the Direct Line at 774-323-6191 and their Reservation’s Supervisor or Manager will take care of you or you can email the Reservations Department at stay@oceanedge.com .  Please mention “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” room block for their discounted rate of $285/night, a greatly reduced summer rate!

Chicago, Illinois  

Check back here for updated accommodations in Chicago. In addition, you can find more Chicago hotel listings various price points at Trip Advisor. 

Dallas, Texas

The Dallas Marriott City Center hosts our DRSB Workshop.  Please mention Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain when making a reservation or use this code M-CK320UV for their Best Available Rate.  You can also contact Iulia Williams Sales Manager at 469-443-1616 or email at iulia.williams@marriott.com for more information.  The hotel is centrally located in the Dallas Arts District and near many shops and restaurants.

 Denver, Colorado

The Grand Hyatt Denver hosts The DRSB Workshop.  To make a reservation please visit this WEBSITE.  If any attendees have problems making their reservations, please call Megan Gertz at 1-302-603-4052. 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 theater districts, as well as, minutes from the 16th Street Mall, you’ll find it easy to access everything you need. The Grand Hyatt Denver, a dog-friendly hotel, has premium features including downtown Denver’s only rooftop fitness facility with an outdoor track.                                                        

Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom

Guildford Harbour Hotel and Spa, a 4-star luxury hotel, has a prime position in the heart of the town, and is Guildford’s most centrally located hotel, perfect as a venue for this 5-Day DRSB Workshop. The hotel is offering DRSB Workshop Students a discounted guestroom rate of £120 (currently equal to $154) per night, including breakfast.  You can call the hotel at 011 44 1483 792 300 (from USA) and use the reference code 2504brianb to get the discounted price, or also make the reservation online.

The town of Guildford goes back to prehistoric times, but in our time it has been voted the “luxury shopping capital of the UK.” The hotel is located just steps from the beautiful cobblestone High Street, which boasts many designer and boutique shops. Guildford Cathedral, Guildford House Gallery, the historic Guildhall and Guildford Castle (which offers beautiful 360-degree panoramic views of the surrounding countryside) are wonderful tourist sites that will keep you busy for the entirety of your trip.

La Jolla, California   

The Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, is offering discounted guest rooms for our workshop there. Please click this Passkey Link to reserve rooms. For other lodgings in La Jolla, please see http://www.lajollabythesea.com/hotels.  There are hotels at all price points in the area. There are many wonderful places where you can stay in the charming and elegant beachside town of La Jolla, California.  Hotel La Jolla is located very near the studio where the Workshop will be taught in 2019; another nearby location is the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club (which is right on the beach!), but click this link for more information about the town of La Jolla, California, including hotels.

Lisbon, Portugal

The Palacio Belmonte hosts the Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain Workshop in Lisbon.  Palacio Belmonte is not a hotel, there is no formal reception, no crowds, no televisions, no chocolates on the pillow, only beauty and simplicity.  You will be given the keys to your Palace in Lisbon and the staff is entirely at your service with a simple call.  We find three types of people:  those who see, those who don’t see and those who want to be seen.  If you belong to the first group you will love Palacio Belmonte, if to the second, Belmonte might open your eyes, but if you belong to the third you will feel much happier at the Ritz!  

We suggest staying at this unique and beautiful property.  Please call to reserve a suite at +351 218 816 600, or go to the website for more information.

North County San Diego CA

There are many wonderful places where you can stay in this area. All will be a short drive from your hotel to the workshop location. Hotel La Jolla is located in La Jolla Shores. Double Tree by Hilton Hotel San Diego - Del Mar is a good option although it’s not close to the beach. The Best Western Premier Hotel Del Mar is another choice and will be centrally located to the Workshop. Two other choices in Solana Beach are The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Solana Beach - Del Mar and The Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Del Mar/Solana Beach. Here’s the link for more information about hotels in Encinitas, CA.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Radisson Blu Hotel hosts the DRSB workshop. There is a block of rooms that has been held. The block is open for on-line reservations or for call in reservations, and below are the available options for attendees to be able to make reservations.

(1)  use the link provided to add to your website for your attendees to book reservations: http://www.radissonblu.com/reservation/itineraryEntrance.do?pacLink=Y&promoCode=DRSB17&hotelCode=MPLS_DT

(2)  access the booking window on our main webpage www.radissonbluminneapolis.com,  choose the event dates, and use the promotional code DRSB17

(3)  call the hotel directly at 1-612-339-4900 and ask for the Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain room block.

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Set in an unrivaled location in the heart of Old Montreal, the Place d’Armes Hôtel & Suites is an exclusive getaway that expertly blends urban sophistication with luxurious comforts – and a just touch of sinful decadence.  Housed in three gorgeous 19th-century neoclassical buildings opposite the breathtaking Notre-Dame Basilica, and steps from the Old Port and Convention Centre, the Place d’Armes is a treasure embodying the city’s finest architectural traditions.

Le Place d'Armes Hotel & Suites:  http://www.hotelplacedarmes.com/en/  While there is not a block of rooms reserved, you can book directly with the hotel (see below) or go to booking sites like travelocity.com or booking.com.  Le Place d’Armes Hotel & Suites, 55, rue Saint-Jacques, Vieux-Montréal, Québec H2Y 1K9; Tel:  (514) 842-1887;  Email:  info@hotelplacedarmes.com

New York City

New York has hotels at every price point; these hotels are in Downtown Manhattan, SoHo, and TriBeCa:

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

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

The Skirvin Hotel will be offering Run of the House discounted guest room rates for our workshop.  To receive the discounted rate, please call the reservations line at 1-800-HILTONS and mention Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain (or group code DRAW), or you may use the link below to easily book online within the block:

https://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/O/OKCSKHF-DRAW-20190307/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Located near the Bricktown Entertainment District, The Skirvin Hilton Oklahoma City hotel is short walk to many local attractions.  For a century, this hotel has been a base for influential Americas including past presidents and politicians.  It has now been architecturally restored to ensure the building remains a grand landmard in the city.  Recently restored to its original façade and extensively renovated from top to bottom, today’s Skirvin Hilton is one of the best hotels in OKC due to its combination of historic beauty and modern luxury

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 location is the Rosewood San Miguel de Allende in the center of San Miguel de Allende.  Surrounded by natuaral beauty and history, Rosewood is ideally placed for experiencing this fascinating colonial town.  Guests are invited to explore local vibrant fiestas or the town's colorful streets lined with churches, gardens and galleries at their own pace.  The hotel is conveniently located a half a block from the town square.  Guest room rates range from $200 per night to $550 per night.  Please phone: +52 415 152 9700 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 wish to be close to Fort Mason.

Santa Barbara, California   

DRSB Workshops in Santa Barbara are held at The Best Western Pepper Tree Inn.  Guests may call the hotel direct at 800-338-0030 and reference the Drawing on the Right Hand Side of the Brain Group or Block ID #378961  The guest room rates are from $202.15+tax single or $220.15+tax for a room with two beds.  If you're making a reservation, you can ask to speak with Gidget Strasburg in sales.  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 complimentary 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. Our room block will return to general inventory by June 10, 2019, so reserve soon!

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 La Fonda on the Plaza, 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: $179/night plus tax for a traditional guest room for the nights of March 17-22, 2019.  The cut-off date to receive this special room rate is February 18, 2019.  

To make your reservation: Contact the hotel's reservation department at 800-523-5002,  extension #1.  Please call between the hours of (Mountain Time): Monday-  Friday: 7am-8pm; Saturday: 8am-5pm Sunday: 9am-5pm.  Please call TOLL FREE 800-523-5002 • PHONE 505-982-5511 to get these rates and mention the workshop Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

La Fonda on the Plaza 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 across the street from 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.

Scottsdale, Arizona

The Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale Old Town is the venue for our Workshop in Scottsdale.  If you would like to call in or book a guest room directly through Hilton, the group code is: DRSB or please go to this LINK.  Anyone who is looking to book 2 days before or after the workshop dates can call Jenna Fowler, Sales Coordinator, directly  at 480-627-7317 or email her at jfowler@csmcorp.net.

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.

Attendee Cancellation Policy: A $250 deposit is due at the time of registration. Amount in full is due within thirty (30) days of the event. The cancellation fees are as follows: 30+ days out: 100% refund. 15 days out, 50% refund. Not that 7 days out there is NO REFUNDS GIVEN.

Seattle, Washington   

The Hotel 1000 is the venue for DRSB Workshops in Seattle in May 2019.  The hotel is offering a highly discounted guest room rate of $249/night for 1 or 2 people. To receive this rate please contact Austin Gotschall Conference and Catering Manager at austin.gotschall@loewshotels.com. Please provide your name and the dates you’d like to stay at the hotel 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, depending on the dates you choose.  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.