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Guess Which California Hotel Named One of World's Quirkiest?

Photo of the dining room at one of the world's "quirkiest" hotels by Omar Omar via Flickr
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Road trip! Grab someone special, gas up the car, and hit the highway to check into the only California spot to make Food & Wine's list of the World's Quirkiest Hotels.

For most of us Golden State-rs, it shouldn't be too hard to guess which SoCal hotel found a place to stay on the list.

Of course it's the Madonna Inn, in San Luis Obispo.

Here's F&W's blurb on the very colorful venue:

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Since opening in 1958, this hotel has gained a reputation for its many themed rooms. A Cave Man den is chiseled from stone and filled with animal prints, and the Heaven room is adorned with golden cherubs. Covered in pink roses, the Madonna Suite is named for Phyllis Madonna—the widow of the founder, not the Material Girl (rooms from $179 per night)

Considering the crazy color schemes of some of the rooms, it's a wonder anyone gets any sleep. aren't going there to sleep! Ahhh. Wink wink!