casa de la noche room selections
OUR WORKSHOP IS HELD IN THE FAMOUS OLD SAN MIGUEL BORDELLO -
CASA DE LA NOCHE
Participants choose their own room, first come, first served.
You may share a room with another writer or workshop participant for an additional fee or invite a non-workshop spouse or friend to share your room at no additional fee. Cost is dependent upon room choice. Our Casa has its own art studio, spacious gardens and grounds, guest kitchen, superb location, and original art throughout the property. To learn more about historic Casa de la Noche, check the website: www.casadelanoche.com
EACH ROOM IS UNIQUE! YOU CHOOSE FROM AN ORIGINAL ‘WORKING GIRL’ ACCOMMODATIONS, DELUXE OR LUXURY ROOMS, OR SUITES.
Pricing includes lodging and all workshop fees!
There are four types of rooms at Casa De La Noche, a B&B style boutique hotel: Working Girl Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Luxury Rooms and Suites. Each room is individually decorated and has its own personality, along with a private bath. Some have kitchenettes, separate sitting areas, TVs, fireplaces, gardens, patios or terraces, and all have access to light cooking facilities and common living areas.
Our main common rooms have in-floor heating and all accommodations have electric or gas heaters, fans or air conditioning. All water is purified and WiFi is located throughout the property. Healthy start, home-cooked Mexican breakfasts are included with your lodging.
They are all a part of Madame Turca’s famous old San Miguel Bordello!
To reserve the room of your choice, click on the PayPal button associated with this room and make a $300 USD deposit. Payment of the balance is required at least two weeks prior to the workshop. The balance can be paid by check to Casa de la Noche, 1735 Crockett Lane, Hillsborough CA, 94010. Please note “Prose, Poetry, & Passion” on the memo line of your check. Checks should be made in US dollars…and with a US account!
EARLY BIRD RESERVATION BONUS
Register for your room before December 15, 2019 and receive a FREE roundtrip airport shuttle from QRO (Queretaro) or BJX (Leon) to the hotel..
WORKING GIRL ROOMS $XXXX
There are four cozy working girl rooms in the main guest house, each with its own personality, that were once actually used by the working girls of the Bordello. There is a small efficiency kitchen area nearby as well as a common patio area and living areas.
All working girl rooms are recommended for single occupancy. Pricing includes daily breakfast, workshop fees, art studio, our excursions, and all taxes.
JOVITA ROOM Available now!
The Jovita air-conditioned room is cozy with lots of light and a pleasing view. It has a queen bed with carved headboard, extra shelving and a small chair. It has a private bath with shower, and an electric fireplace for cozy nights. A nearby covered outside sitting area has a wicker couch and chairs and unusual ceremonial masks on the wall. This room has easy access to the Project Room and terrace. To reserve Jovita room, use the PayPal button here:
CHIQUITA ROOM Available now!
This is a cozy room is near the main dining room. It has very high ceilings and a queen-size bed. There is a small gas fireplace, and chair and small table, as well as en-suite bath with shower. Nearby, there is a garden sitting area and fountain. To reserve Chiquita, use the PayPal button here:
PEPITA ROOM Available now!
The Pepita room is a cozy space with a queen-size bed, ½ stone wall, ½ antique tiled wall, and a hand painted desk and dresser combination and chair. It has a private bath with shower. Original Rubin Morales paintings are on the wall above an electric fireplace. Outside there is sitting alcove, also a nearby fountain. To reserve Pepita, use the PayPal button here:
ROSITA ROOM Available now!
The Rosita Room features a queen size bed with carved headboard, dresser and a side chair. There is an outside patio area with seating for two. Access to the Group Project Room is up the nearby stairs. This little room was original to the house but is now updated with bath, shower and sitting alcove and original art.To reserve Rosita, use the PayPal button here:
DELUXE ROOMS $XXXX
These charming newly-renovated Mexican style accommodations consist of three comfortable deluxe ground-level rooms with access to a common kitchen and sala area with fireplace, cable TV, and wireless internet.
All three deluxe rooms are situated around a secluded pretty garden.
Pricing includes daily breakfast, workshop fees, art studio, our excursions and all taxes.
HUMMINGBIRD ROOM Available now!
The Hummingbird air-conditioned room is a king or twin-bedded room that faces out into the garden. It has a private bath with tiled shower. Santa Fe styling and original art give this ground floor room a nice flair. To reserve Hummingbird Room, use the PayPal button here:
MARIPOSA ROOM Available now!
The Mariposa Room, with its large arched windows facing the Garden, is perfect for an artist or nature lover. It may be made up as a king or two twin beds and has a private bath with shower. It is located on the ground floor across from the Besitos Garden Kitchen and Sala. To reserve Mariposa room, use the PayPal button here:
DRAGON FLY ROOM Available now!
The Dragonfly air-conditioned room faces out into the courtyard and has 2 twin beds or one king and private en-suite bathroom with Talevera-tiled bathtub and overhead shower. Saltillo tile floors and Icapalli chairs give this room a cozy Mexican feel. It is adjacent to the Besitos Garden Kitchen and Sala. To reserve Dragonfly room, use the PayPal button here:
LUXURY ROOMS $xxxx
Our luxury rooms are distinguished by their size or special amenities. Each is unique and special! There is a large shared sala and kitchen when the “Kiss Rooms” are rented together. Pricing includes daily breakfast, workshop fees, art studio, our excursions and all taxes.
FIRST KISS Now available!
The First Kiss room has a queen-size bed, with antique armoire and original art and has an en-suite bathroom with a tub and shower. It has a view of the distant hills and a glorious jacaranda tree from the bath and bedroom windows. A large electric fireplace keeps you warm on cool nights. Located in the Besos Grande area, this room forms a 2 bedroom apartment with full kitchen and living area when rented with KissMe Again room. To reserve First Kiss use the PayPal button here:
KISS ME AGAIN ROOM Available now!
The Kiss Me Again air-conditioned room overlooks the bordello’s original dancing pavilion and may be made up as twin beds or one king bed. It has a working gas fireplace and hand-painted tiles in the en-suite bath with shower. Original art, high beamed ceilings, and a delightful view contribute to a charming experience. Located in the Besos Grande area, this room forms a 2 bedroom apartment with full kitchen and living area when rented with the First Kiss room. To reserve Kiss Me Again use the Paypal button here:
LA TURCA’S ROOM Available now!
The owner’s former quarters, La Turca’s Suite has a Queen-size bed, with antique armoire and original art from well-known Mexican and American painters adorning the walls. It also features an en-suite bathroom with a tub, double sinks and separate shower. It has a beautiful stained-glass window in the bathroom that affords light and privacy. The bedroom has an ornamental fireplace, seating for two, and a small table. Wi-Fi, cable TV, purified water, small fridge, microwave, and in-floor heating keep this room always comfortable. The location is secluded from other rooms, offering extra privacy and a view of the fountain patio. To reserve La Turca’s, use the PayPal button here:
All of our suites have kitchenettes, cable television, air conditioning and private en-suite baths. Pricing includes daily breakfast, workshop fees, art studio, our excursions and all taxes.
PALOMA LOFT SUITE Available now!
The air-conditioned Paloma Loft is on the second floor of the Besitos Garden complex and has a balcony overlooking the garden courtyard. In addition to a small bath with shower, it also has a mini-kitchen and access to an open terrace and enclosed atelier. The Paloma can be rented with two twin beds or one king size bed. This room connects to the open-air meeting space which can be used for art, yoga, dance or other workshops. To reserve Paloma Loft Suite, use the PayPal button here:
LA TERRAZA SUITE Available now!
This one-bedroom air-conditioned suite has its own plant-filled terrace along with outdoor seating for two. The hand-painted tile kitchenette has many windows with a pretty view, counter seating, and a sitting area with a couch, coffee table and low chairs. Cable TV is in the living area. There is a private bath with shower. Two twin beds can be made into a king if preferred. To reserve La Terraza Suite use the PayPal button here:
LA VISTA SUITE Available now!
This third story studio air-conditioned apartment has an open floor plan which includes a kitchenette, table and two chairs, an Equipali couch and chair, and cable TV. A closet separates the king bed (may also be 2 twins) from the main space. There is a private bath with shower. At the rear there are French doors to a second flower-filled terrace with a table and seating for two. For the view-lovers, there is a steep stair to the top-level terrace with 360 degree views. To reserve the La Vista Suite, use the PayPal button here:
MADAM’S SUITE Available now!
This one-bedroom air-conditioned apartment has the largest living space with a couch and 2 comfortable chairs facing a large fireplace. The living space also has dining table and seating for 4 as well as a writing desk and cable TV. A talavera-tiled kitchenette has all the basics. The bedroom has a walk-in closet and private tub with overhead shower. Twin beds easily convert to a king-size bed. Two additional twin size beds can be added to accommodate a group of four. To reserve Madam's Suite, use the PayPal button here.
Policy. Refunds. Deposits. Because of limited accommodations, deposits are refundable only until 4 months prior to this event. Refund requests after this date will not be granted unless the workshop fills completely. All deposit refunds are subject to a $75 processing fee. Payment of the balance is due 2 weeks prior to arrival. If the workshop is cancelled by XXX WORKSHOP LEADER NAME XXX you will be refunded all monies you have paid to date. We encourage you to purchase travel insurance that will cover your expenses in case your plans change.
If you have any workshop questions, please contact Kristen Iversen (Kristen@kristeniversen.com; or call 901 297 3651). Our multi-level boutique hotel does not have an elevator. If you have concerns about your ability to negotiate steps, please let us know so we can help you choose your accommodation. If you have any lodging questions please contact Barbara at Casa de la Noche (firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 831-373-8888). Rooms are available on a first-come, first-choice, basis.
We hope you’ll join us!