Well-appointed hotel in the scenic Walnut Creek offering quick access to the Bay Area
Ideally located for those looking to see the sights of San Francisco or enjoy the varied landscapes of Northern California, the Embassy Suites Walnut Creek provides guest with comfort as well as convenience, not to mention a range of luxury add-ons that will ensure a stay at the 3-star property is relaxed and enjoyable.
Found in Contra Costa County, Walnut Creek is just a 30 minute journey from downtown San Francisco using the Bay Area Rapid Transport (BART) system. Although its close to the hustle and bustle of the second most popular city in the state, the hotel offers a calm and casual atmosphere.
The hotel itself is made up of 249 guest suites, each of which includes air-conditioning, a private bathroom, bedroom, and living quarters. As well as a range of electronic amenities (cable TV, direct dial telephone, iPod connecting alarm clock, microwave, coffee maker, and refrigerator), each suite includes a work desk and chair, comfortable rest chairs and a sofa-bed, as well as a stylish double bed (or twin beds depending on the room) and complimentary toiletries. High speed internet connection (wired and wireless) is available at the hotel, as is a newspaper delivery service.
Also included within the hotel complex is an indoor swimming pool, a business center, meeting rooms (ideal business and celebratory functions), a convenience store, laundry services, and a stylish lounge, which can be found in the magnificent atrium, around which all of the hotels suites are to be found.
The Embassy Grill, an in-house restaurant at the Embassy Suites Walnut Creek, offers indoor or alfresco dining during lunch and dinner. Guests can wake-up in the morning to a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast. They are also invited to attend the Managers Reception each evening, where they will find an assortment of complimentary drinks and snacks.
With more open space than any other Californian city, Walnut Creek is an ideal destination for those that like to enjoy the quiet life. As well as there being plenty of walking areas in the town, nearby parks such as Mt. Diablo State Park and Briones Regional Park offer a further dose of natural landscapes, vegetation, wildlife, and of course, a health dosage of fresh air.
Contra Costa County also offers excellent links to the many vineyards and wineries that can be found in this part of California. Many people that visit the area enjoy a spot of wine tasting. Perhaps the best way to experience the delights of this is to take a ride on the Napa Valley Wine Train.
Those that prefer a little more action, or those families traveling with children, may enjoy a trip to the Six Flags Water Park or Waterworld California, a pair of exciting waterparks.
Of course, all of the attractions and activities of San Francisco and the Bay Area are also readily in reach of the Embassy Suites Walnut Creek. Whether hoping to visit the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the colorful Chinatown, the massive sporting venues, or any of the numerous other landmarks, guests are just a short ride away.