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54 Degrees and The Presidential Lounge

Extensive Wine Collection and Presidential Cocktails


The Presidential Lounge

Given The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa’s rich history, it only seems fitting to have a Presidential Lounge that pays homage to the 10 U.S. Presidents who have passed through the hotel. 

Designed to reflect the stature of these esteemed guests, bronze gates frame the entrance into the interior of the Presidential Lounge. In addition to portraits of the Presidents who have visited the hotel, the décor features a heavy beamed ceiling and dark paneled walls that are brightened by an unusual skylight dome crafted from blue and gold stained glass.

The Presidential Lounge was originally built in 1902 as a luxurious four-room apartment. President Roosevelt stayed in this residence when he dedicated the initial structure in 1902.

President William Howard Taft enjoyed the seclusion of the suite in 1909 before attending a grand banquet.

In 1926, Crown Prince Gustavus and Princess Louise of Sweden occupied the suite briefly before being escorted to a festive dinner party in the outdoor Spanish Patio. By 1939, the apartment had been converted into a large room suitable for meetings or other functions.

In 1940, Richard Nixon and Patricia Ryan were married in a simple, Quaker ceremony on June 21. The space was remodeled in 1957 into a cocktail lounge and completely renovated again during the 1985 restoration.

If you stop in the Presidential Lounge for signature cocktails like a JFK Cosmopolitan or a Herbert Hoover Lemon Drop, will leave leave feeling quite stately indeed — and in very good company. Plus, you can savor your drink along with live jazz music Friday and Saturday evenings.

Join us in celebrating The Inn's 112th anniversary! As a salute to our past and future, we have created an exclusive cocktail menu, click here to view.

Featured Cocktails

Special Feature Margarita

The Mission Inn Perfect Margarita - $14.95
Sauza Blue Reposado-100% Agave Tequila, Cointreau, Fresh Orange & Lime Juice, Sweet n’ Sour and Agave Nectar.

October's  Flavor is Pomegranate - $9.00

A blend of Tequila, Triple Sec, Sweet and Sour, infused with a purée of pomegranate, topped with fresh pomegranates and garnished with a slice of lime on a salted-rim glass.

Lounge Hours:
Monday to Thursday – 11:00 a.m. to Midnight
Friday and Saturday – 11:00 a.m. to 1:45 a.m.
Sunday – 9:30 a.m. to Midnight

Happy Hour 
Sunday to Thursday - 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Live Entertainment
Light Jazz Friday & Saturday – 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Download Presidential Lounge Menu

Download If These Walls Could Talk Crafted Cocktail Menu

Download Sunday Limited Menu

Download Late Night Menu


54 Degrees at Duane's

This interactive wine bar accompanies Duane’s Prime Steaks and Seafood, building upon this steakhouse staple offering an eclectic menu of wines and tapas in a modern and sophisticated setting. Boasting over 28 wines by the glass and a wine cellar of more than 7,000 bottles, 54 Degrees is an edgier social setting featuring stainless steel accents and beautiful warm woods, which contribute to a relaxed but elegant vibe.

All wines at 54° at Duane’s® are preserved in Inland Southern California’s first Cruvinet System, a temperature-controlled wine dispensing and preservation system, to enhance the guest experience. Visitors have the option to experience the wine in tasters, half glasses or full glasses — making 54° at Duane’s® ideal for tastings with friends, food and wine pairings with colleagues or enjoying a romantic drink in a lively and inviting setting. 

Complementing the wine selection is a menu of unique and finely prepared tapas sharing plates.   

54˚ at Duane’s® Dining Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

54˚ at Duane’s® Happy Hour:
Monday to Friday - 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

54˚ at Duane’s® Entertainment Hours:
Enjoy Smooth Jazz & Top 40 Live Music - Wednesday thru Saturday:  6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Wine Tasting

Wines of the World - January 7 through November 15, 2015 Wine Tasting Wednesday & Thursday From 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Enjoy three flights for $10 or six flights for $18 (1.5 oz. each)

November 1st to 15th: Australia

  • Penfold Thoma Hyland, Riesling
  • Penfold Thoma Hyland, Chardonnay
  • Penfold Thoma Hyland, Shiraz
  • Penfold Thoma Hyland, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Penfold Thoma Hyland, Riesling
  • Penfold Bin 8, Cabernet / Shiraz
  • Penfold Bin 9, Cabernet Sauvignon 

Download Tapas Menu

Download Complete Wine List

Download Wines By The Glass Menu

For more information 951.784.0300.


Special Events

Featured Pinot Noir:
Double-Gold Medal Award-Winner, Roberts Reserve at the Kelly Belle Chateau, Oregon

Bottle: $69 / 6oz Glass: $16
Wine Tasting Wednesdays in 54° at Duane's®
Join us every Wednesday evening from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in 54° at Duane’s® and delight in flavors of fine, hand-selected wines as you relax and enjoy the historic atmosphere of The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa.

Wine Flights
$10 for a flight of 3
$18 for a flight of 6
1.50 ounces