Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at The Darling

The Darling has an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, a garden and terrace in Visalia. Featuring a bar, the 5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. Private parking is available on site. At the hotel, the rooms have a closet and a flat-screen TV. Every room comes with a safety deposit box and some have mountain views. At The Darling all rooms include bed linen and towels. The accommodation offers an à la carte or American breakfast. At The Darling you'll find a restaurant serving American cuisine. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options can also be requested. Staff speak English and Spanish at the 24-hour front desk. The nearest airport is Visalia Municipal Airport, 6.2 miles from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

Breakfast Info

American

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
1 king bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1

This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.9
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
8.3
Location
8.9
Free WiFi
8.8
High score for Visalia
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Willis
    United States of America United States of America
    It is a converted courthouse. Very interesting history and architecture
  • Richard
    United States of America United States of America
    Check in was outstanding! Samantha is the best ambassador a hotel can have. Beautiful ambiance.
  • P
    Perry
    United States of America United States of America
    upgraded my room for my first time visiting, was a pleasant surprise

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Elderwood Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      American
    • Open for
      Brunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Amenities of The Darling
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs $14 per day.
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Darling takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 12:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 75 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
$15 per child, per night
Crib upon request
$15 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
$15 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted The Darling accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

When booking 4 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of $75 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about The Darling

  • The Darling has 1 restaurant:

    • The Elderwood Restaurant

  • Guests staying at The Darling can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • À la carte

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The Darling offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Swimming pool
    • Happy hour
    • Fitness

  • Room options at The Darling include:

    • Suite
    • Quad
    • Double

  • The prices at The Darling may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at The Darling is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Darling is 500 feet from the center of Visalia. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.