To those of us who forgo animal products in favor of a plant-based diet, hotel stays often involve attempting to pick around pieces of egg, opt for spread-less toast and trying to force yourself to be satisfied with lackluster fruit bowls and endless coffee.
But now, you can rest assured that you can indulge in delicious cuisine without affecting your conscience, or your belly. Whether for their breakfast spreads, use of local produce, or expert care and acknowledgment of their plant-based guests, each of these hotels around the United States stands out from the rest. Keep reading below so you can check out these 8 hotels with vegan and vegetarian options, for the ultimate afternoon tea.
1. Briar Rose Bed & Breakfast, Boulder, CO
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Enjoy breakfast or brunch at the Briar Rose Red & Breakfast. Their menu can best be described as super fresh. Whether you eat it on the sunny porch among flowers and gardens, or inside in the dining area, all of their organic options will surely please you. They have vegan, vegetarian and loads of gluten-free options, from homemade granola, sun-dried tomato tapenade, fresh-baked sweet bread, coffees, and loose leaf organic teas.
They’re located at 2151 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, Colorado 80302.
2. Stanford Inn By The Sea, Mendocino, CA
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Stanford Inn By The Sea is a rustic hotel above the bay, and a cozy, airy stay for any vacationers. Their menu is prepared by a chef who uses locally harvested, in-season ingredients. Their menu is completely vegan, so enjoy BBQ portobello mushrooms, cornbread with aioli garnish, a vegetable strudel, and veggie stir-fries. Enjoy organic teas like Spring Jasmine, Yerba Mate, and a Detox infusion, with a side of muffins, toast, fruit or scones.
They are located at 44850 Comptche Ukiah Rd., Mendocino, CA.
3. Brook Farm Inn, Lenox, MA
Brook Farm Inn
At Brook Farm Inn, breakfast bread, produce and products are all from local artisans and growers who focus on purely healthy foods. From Irish oatmeal (with a ton of toppings), massive fruit platters, and honey scones, this little inn makes sure their customers are well-fed. Afternoon tea is served exactly at 4 pm, where you can enjoy all the tea and fresh fruit you could ever want. Drink freshly brewed coffee and earl grey from porcelain cups while sitting in their library.
Brook Farm Inn is located at 15 Hawthorne St. Lenox, MA 01240
4. Fairmont Kea Lani Resort, Wailea, Maui
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If you happen to stay in Hawaii, the Fairmont Kea Lani Resort serves up the most incredible, fresh and beautiful vegan menu. They take family recipes from Chinese, Filipino, Portuguese, Korean and Japanese influences, and creates vegan, macrobiotic, raw and gluten-free dishes. These healthy options go hand in hand with the airy atmosphere. Enjoy a spicy Thai coconut curry, shiitake mushrooms, purple molokair sweet potato, kabucha pumpkin, or stop by the bakery for an afternoon tea and coffee drink.
They’re located at 4100 Wailea Alanui Drive Wailea Maui, Hawaii, United States, 96753.
5. Park Lane Guest House, Austin, TX
Park Lane Guest House
Park Lane Guest House in Austin, is shaded by a massive oak tree, beside a natural pool and is surrounded by organic gardens of vegetables, fruit, and herbs. For breakfast and afternoon tea, enjoy organic coffee, breakfast tacos, buckwheat waffles, fresh fruit and a variety of teas. Eat it in your own private cottage or beside and eco pool.
They are located at 221 Park Lane, Austin, Texas, United States, 78704.
6. The Marlton, New York, NY
The Marlton Hotel