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Hotel Valencia: Stay & Scare Package

Haunt the Winchester Mystery House then stroll up the street for a night at the luxe property.

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    Santana Row
    Book a night at the Santana Row stay-over and get two tickets to the Winchester Mystery House Candlelight Tour.

    BOOK A NIGHT AT A HOTEL... and you're bound to ask a few questions ahead of time, like the hours at the bar, and if the bathroom has a hair dryer, and whether the room has its own while-you're-there waffle-weave bathrobe, the one you want to wear for the entire duration of your stay. You might also think about asking if one of the world's most famous said-to-be haunted houses is a neighbor to the inn, which might be an odd question, but not if you're booking at the Hotel Valencia. As it turns out, the swanky Santana Row stay-over spot does happen to have a neighbor that's considered to be one of the best-known spooky spots on the planet, a destination that truly bustles come the autumn. It's the Winchester Mystery House, the Victorian abode with all of those winding staircases and doors opening to brick walls and the occasional window in the floor, and it is a short stroll down the road from the Hotel Valencia. So it makes sense that the San Jose hotel would offer a...

    STAY & SCARE PACKAGE... that's designed for guests hoping to spend a haunting evening at Sarah Winchester's fabled abode and find a nice room for the night. The package is good on Friday evenings in October, or Halloween, and it includes two tickets to the Winchester's Candlelight Tour as well as a "(g)ift at check-in from the Winchester Mystery House." Ohhh, intriguing. Other perks, like a continental breakfast for two people and an autumnal libation (think cider or such) shall keep those in search of spirits sated. Starting price, sans tax? It's $334. Being able to stroll back to your hotel room post-Winchester, the better to tuck up for the night and dream of all of those twisty corridors? That's pretty nifty. And is there really a waffle-weave bathrobe in your room, just made for lounging as you ponder your adventures at the Winchester Mystery House? There is, you betcha. Nothing eerie about that, just comfy-cozy room time, the best kind of time after visiting one of the world's most celebrated spooky attractions.