Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Madonna Inn

You wouldn't be able to tell, but I caught the flu & went home early from work with a 101F fever last Tuesday. Luckily, it broke within 12 hours, but then I woke up with the worst abdominal & mid-back pain. I couldn't even stand/sit straight. Again, I was lucky enough for that to go away after a day. I was able to spend my 2.5 year wedding AnnieVinhsary (get it?) with Vinh at the Madonna Inn from February 19-20. A great way to start off Chinese New Year by traveling with loverboy :)

**This post is image heavy so be forewarned! Not dial up friendly!**

Happy New Year from our hotel room!


We arrived at the Madonna Inn shortly after 1PM & had lunch at their cafe. Upon entering the parking area, we knew we were in for a whole lot of pink & kitschy-ness! The public men's restroom even has a waterfall as a urinal :O

Welcome sign

Public ladies restroom

Big ol' mirror inside public restroom

Place setting for cafe

Iced tea with rock candy for sugar!

Pink sugar!

Chicken salad

Vinh with his tea

Love these huge goblets for drinks

Outside the steakhouse

Steakhouse from above

Our hotel room area *click for larger view*

We checked in around 3PM & arrived at our room on the second floor at #146: Mini Maxi! We actually requested this room since it looked roomy & comfy. Without further ado, here's our room in many photos!

Front door

View upon entering

Our maroon bed

So much pink!

Our bathroom

Stone shower stall

Stone fireplace in front of the bed

I spy Vinh :P

Our check in stuff with complimentary cookies

Gorgeous lighting in the bathroom

Copper-colored bathroom tiles

Shampoo, conditioner, shower gel & lotion

Hand soap that smells like pink champagne

Stone sinks

Super big chair with fluffy pink pillows

Complimentary water

Look at the details of the lamp

Rose design in the carpet

Wallpaper with roses & silver calligraphy

Relaxing before dinner

We decided to have our early anniversary dinner at the steakhouse located on the premises. Might as well go all out while at the Madonna Inn, right?! We started off with having a drink at the cocktail bar before our 6:30PM reservations.

In front of the Madonna Inn with the lit up fountains

How pretty, right?!

Welcome to Madonna Inn

Cocktail bar

Lovestruck & lemon cake cocktails

Us toasting to 2.5 years!

We were seated immediately & also greeted with "happy anniversary!" Our server brought out an anniversary balloon to our table. We ordered steaks & I was completely stuffed by the end. Our server ended up surprising us with a huge free slice of black forest cake to celebrate our milestone! I have to say we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at the steakhouse due to the customer service :)

We sat right next to this tree, hehe

Pink menu

Our anniversary balloon

Free appetizer platter

View from our booth

Vinh's steak & lobster

With our free dessert

Holy big black forest cake!

We retired back to our room after dinner by waddling back. We showered (& Vinh almost slipped & fell in the stone shower), enjoyed our pink fuzzy bathrobes & stayed warm in front of our fireplace.

Balloon up close

Stone shower

Fuzzy pink robes

All cozy in front of the fire

We had a few hours before having to check out at noon so we decided to go hit up the pool at the top of the hill! Can you say gorgeous?! They had a friggin' waterfall & a great view to enjoy. We ended up using the hot tub for a bit before getting ready to leave for home.

Path to the spa/pool area

Pink pool gate

Whole pool area *click for larger view*

Pool from the other end

Us in front of the waterfall

Hot tub fun

Me in front of the waterfall

Goodbye fun in the sun!

My lovely custom painted TOMS!

Pinkest room key ever

Would you ever stay at the Madonna Inn? If so, which room would you choose? :)

19 comments:

  1. Happy Anniversary. It sounds like a really nice place to spend it :)

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  2. Now THAT looks like a neat place with a lot of character! And Happy Anniversary to y'all!

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  3. This is such an interesting hotel room! Very unique. I love your husband photo bombing in the mirror.

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  4. This is a gorgeous hotel room. I love the red beddings and the decor

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  5. That looks like a really fun place to stay. I have never seen another hotel like it!

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  6. Wow, what a gorgeous place to stay. Looks like you had a blast! Amber N

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  7. The Madonna Inn is just too gorgeous! I love that shower so much! All of the stone pieces in the room are awesome!

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  8. I'm loving those Mulan toms you've got going on there! SO CUTE. Also, the Madonna Inn looks so beautiful. I would love to go there sometime.

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  9. Happy Anniversary. Looks like you had a great time on your trip, glad the sickness didn't hamper it.

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  10. I have heard of this place before and would love to stay there one day. It looks so awesome.

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  11. I'm so sorry you got so sick with the flu. I'm glad you were still able to have a good time in spite of this.

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  12. What a unique place! I would so love to visit!

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  13. Wow looks like quite the interesting place. Looks like you had a great time. Hope you're feeling better.

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  14. happy 2.5 AnnieVinhsary. You guys are such a fun couple. I will live vicariously through y'all with my single self :-)

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  15. That place looks like so much fun! That pool is calling my name...

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  16. I'm so jealous ! My anniversary is next month. I would love to go there!

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  17. Happy Anniversary! This looked like an awesome trip and definitely a fun time. You take the best pictures and I love living vicariously through your blog. It looked so warm there, as I freeze on the east coast. LOL

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  18. Happy 2.5 annievinhsary! The Madonna Inn is so gorgeous! The perfect backdrop for some awesome photos! The food looked delicious as well! Love all the dinnerware and glasses. That is a must visit spot next time I'm there! Would be a fun PAL photoshoot place! ;) lol at vinh almost slipping in the stone shower + your custom TOMS turned out perfect!

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  19. What a beautiful place to stay! I would love to stay at the Madonna Inn, the food looked so delicious. Beautiful photos.

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