Hosts

Don Martine invites you to enjoy the Martine Inn, one of the most unique and breathtaking Pacific Grove, CA hotels. He and his dedicated, long-term, caring staff ensure an unforgettable experience at this Pacific Grove landmark.

Don Martine

Owner, Don Martine, with white hair, blue paisley shirt, standing in front of a green leafy tree

Don Martine is a sports car racer, MG collector and MG restorer. Don has lived on Ocean View Boulevard in Pacific Grove for over 35 years. Don has held numerous leadership positions including city councilman, chairman of the Beautification Committee, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and was awarded Citizen of the Year. Don has been nationally recognized for his skills in management and is the founding president of the California Association of Bed and Breakfast Inns (CABBI) and is a member of the California Hotel and Lodging Association Hall of Fame. Don’s vast collections of antiques are on display at the Inn and for guests to visually enjoy. Don has an excellent track record for providing exceptional service to his guests and he welcomes you to experience the classic elegance of the Martine Inn.

Yuridia Mitra “Yuri”

Yuri, head of housekeeping, with long brown wavy hair wearing a blue shirt

Yuri is the head of the House-Keeping Operations and Maintenance Staff and has been with the Martine Inn since 2002. She wears many hats including assisting with breakfasts, creating elegant table settings for dinners, weddings and other events and setting up the famously popular Martine Inn’s Christmas decorations on display from Thanksgiving week until New Years.

The current Housekeeping-Maintenance staff includes long-term employees Karem Hernandez , Veronica Mendez and Antonia Martinez.

Vanila Helm

Vanila, the Reservation and Events Manager, with long blonde hair

Vanila is the Reservation Manager and Events Manager and has been with the Martine Inn staff since 2013. Among her many hats worn are managing the Innkeeping staff, guest services, reservations, PR and event services. Vanila’s friendly staff includes the Innkeepers at the Martine Inn.

Dianna Dean

Dianna, the Innkeeper, with shoulder-length brown hair and glasses

Dianna is an Innkeeper and has been with the Martine Inn since 2017. She brings her considerable experience in hotel reservations and guest services-relations adding to the professional staff of the Martine Inn.