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Mar Vista Cottages

Anchor Bay, CA
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We were fortunate to find Mar Vista cottages. Close to town, supermarket, a couple of restaurants, although I recommend cooking in the room to utilize all the organic veggies, eggs and herbs that are available on the property. The cottages were well maintained and just plain charming with throw backs to a past I had forgotten. Kitchen was well stocked... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We enjoyed a magical few days staying with Renata and Tom last summer. Originally we had signed up for 3 nights but ended up extending our stay because we were all enjoying Mar Vista's charm too much. It is a truly special place - one we will always remember and hope we may return to. From the beautifully furnished cottages,... More

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Seattle
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Three friends and I spent three wonderful days and nights at Mar Vista enjoying fresh produce from the garden and minutes-old eggs from the resident chickens. Rena and Tom have created a delightfully simple, relaxing, scenic getaway from city living. Each cottage is furnished eclectically, as one might outfit their own beach place. What makes this really delightful is that... More

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Warrington, UK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We stayed in cottage 5 and thought it was excellent. We loved the daily delivery of eggs from the chicken coup on site and visiting the garden to collect herbs and vegetables. We used the hot tub and really enjoyed that as well. A particular mention should go to Tom who kept us entertained throughout with his dry humour and... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
76 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

My brother got married and held the ceremony and party right in Mar Vista cottages. They are located in a very pleasant little town and has a nice view of the ocean from the top of the property. The owner, Renate, is a very welcoming woman who seems to want to make her guests happy. She gives a brief orientation... More

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San Francisco, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Based on the reviews, I was expecting to really enjoy Mar Vista...however, I had no idea I wouldn't even want to leave when the weekend was over! Everything was perfect. The booking and communication beforehand, the drive up there from SF, the adorable, super clean cottage, the garden, the animals, Renata and Tom, etc etc etc... The kitchen in the... More

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Edinburgh
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Mar Vista is such a beautiful place. We stayed for 2 nights in a lovely cabin with whitewashed walls, sparkling white linen, a cosy stove and fresh eggs in the morning supplied by our hosts, Tom and Renata. We had a beautiful view of the sea from the cabin window during the day and a spectacular view of the stars... More

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san diego
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Tom and Renata, the present "Stewards of Mar Vista" have created a place that actually enhances the natural & wild beauty of the area. The cottages are simple and lovely and so comfortable. We had a gas fireplace that warmed our cottage at night. There is a flower garden where you can pick flowers for your cabin. An organic vegie... More

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

We ADORE this place. Here's the basic setup: cute little cottages, each with it's own kitchen, no tv, no phones, but wi-fi (because even when we unplug we may want to stay a little connected), a garden you can pick from, and fresh eggs every morning from their chickens! This is where busy professionals go to relax and drop into... More

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San Francisco, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

We visited Mar Vista for the second time recently. The first time we had only one child. This time we had two. The beauty of Mar Vista is that singles, couples and families alike can enjoy the property peacefully. There is enough space for everyone. The cottages are simple yet sophisticated and very, very cozy. I've never truly rested like... More

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Address: Anchor Bay, CA
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Anchor Bay
Also Known As:
Mar Vista Cottages Hotel Anchor Bay

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