Desperado Inn

2552 Old Grove Lane , Paso Robles, CA 93446 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


Desperado Inn: a licensed Bed& Breakfast since 2007. Locally owned and operated by resident manager/winemaker.Cozy & elegant, Custom designed replica of Tuscan country mansion. Five large suites, all with DISH TV, WIFI, DVD/movie library,full private bath and outdoor patio or sun deck. See forever views. 3 Queen , 2 King with whirlpool tubs. 1 bed in each room. Full BREAKFAST ! EXCLUSIVE! Silver Shadow Tours, our exclusive touring service, provides 3 Vintage ROLLS ROYCE, 5 passenger show quality motorcars and professional drivers, on a priority basis for guests. ( extra cost option, reservation rqd.) for touring. Two 3 hour wine tours depart and return to the Inn daily. These magnificent touring cars are the ultimate wine tasting experience, and at a very affordable coast! Peace and quietude abound, yet we are only ten minutes from downtown Paso Robles. Walk to the closest winery, hiking trail borders property. Bicycle rentals available. Wine tasting,Gourmet quality breakfast. Dine alfresco near our large pool. Outdoor decks/patios to relax and take in the views, or stargaze. Outdoor fireplace. Service items available for dining in. Guest Lounge: wood burning fireplace, writing desk, WiFI, comfortable sofas provide a great gathering place for guests to mingle. Several boutique wineries are within a ten minute drive with over 30 wineries within a 5 mile radius. "Hole in the Wall" on premise boutique winery. DVD movie library has 500 titles. In lobby Microwave/Fridge



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service3.8
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.2
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Our Desperado Stay

4.6 on January 06, 2017

Great Anniversary stay for my wife and I. The room was perfect. We stayed in the Desperado Room with a King bed (very comfortable). Very tasteful decor and furniture etc. Tom(owner) is a great guy and lots fun to talk to. He is also a fabulous cook. The presentation and food were excellent. Thanks Tom!! We will most certainly see you soon. Jim & Cam

Desperado Inn...great place out in the open space!

4.0 on October 24, 2016

Great place out from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Relaxing Oasis in Paso Robles Wine Country

4.4 on April 22, 2016

The decor was modern Mediterranean and the view was spectacular. Tom's breakfast, which he personally prepares, is fabulous Next time I will take his winery tour which seems to be a nice touch at a reasonable price. Recommend you try Desperado Inn if you are a wine lover..

Incredible Property

4.0 on January 03, 2016

We were passing through Paso Robles on a trip up the coast and glad that Tom would welcome a single night stay (his summer rules are a little different). I accidentally booked the wrong night and he was nice enough to allow us to change the reservation to one night earlier. Wine and cheese upon arrival was a nice touch and the location of the Inn is smack in the middle of wine country, so a perfect base of operations. Would love to come back in warmer weather to experience the great pool and grounds.

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Rooms & Rates


  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Katchina Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Butch Cassidy Suite

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location Type

nearest Airport is San Luis Obispo County Airport, Countryside, Mountains, Rural, Secluded, Small town, Wine country

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Eco-tourism, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Rodeo, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

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On-site amenities

Bike rental, Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Desk, Electric vehicle charging, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Piano, Pool, Radio, Telephone, Walk to mass transit, Wedding Facilities, Wheelchair access

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi

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  • Check In:: 4-6 pm
  • Check Out:: Noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only dedicated outside smoking area on patio
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No no lifeguard, not child friendly
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: two nights on wekkends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% at booking if date is outside of 30 days, otherwise 100% at booking $20 surcharge for all one night reservations when available.
  • Cancellations: full refund outside of 30 days of stay 50% refund between 14-30 days Changes of dates must be outside of 14 days No refunds inside of 14 days One date change allowed
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Thomas Rigby

Languages spoken

I speak some French--, English, French

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About the innkeepers

I started staying at B&B's while in the Military, and decided that maybe one day I would like to develop one in an area that had the right soil and weather for a boutique winery. I spent 35 years in the corporate world and have been interested in cooking and wine for many years. 20 years ago I discovered Paso Robles and decided to retire here when my daughter attended Cal Poly and I got to now the area. Paso Robles is a great lace to live and work. Welcome!

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  • Time Served: 9am-10am
  • Serving Location: Al Fresco dining weather permitting, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

with notice we can provide some gluten free products or Veg.breakfast

Signature Dish

Desperado Breakfast Tacos
unique, home grown spices and fresh vegatables, cheeses, olive Oil and other special ingredients are scrambles ten used to fill white corn tacos. Serves with our "Buzzard" Bacon or "desperado BAngers" and potatoes and fresh fruit

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