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Shorelight Inn

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153 West E Street, Benicia, CA 94510
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Ranked #1 of 5 Benicia B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Saint Charles, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked into the Shorelight Inn after a day of air travel and an afternoon in San Francisco and immediately felt relaxed and right at home! Our vacation included 5 days in the wine country and our last night was not planned so we decided on the spot to spend the last night of our vacation back in Benicia at... More

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Rancho Murieta, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We just stayed at the Shorelight Inn in Benicia CA, this was an awesome B&B. We stayed in the Bay View Suite, the views from the room and deck were of the Bay and the Carquinez Bridge. The sunset was spectacular, the breakfast was great, and the Inn Keeper (Peg) was extremely friendly and helpful. We will definitely return and... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

There is so much good about this place, it's hard to know where to start. My fiancé and I, on a long car trip from Los Angeles to Seattle, spent a night here and were dazed by how amazing it was. We have already vowed to come back, as we dawdled at breakfast trying to drag every second of enjoyment... More

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Nevada City, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Shorelight Inn is a gem of a place in the cute little town of Benicia. We stayed in the Sunset Suite. It was very clean, nicely decorated and a good sized suite. The Jacuzzi tub in the bedroom was a nice touch. Peg, the manager/hostess, was especially warm and accommodating. She made sure everything was just right for us.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Regarding the prior post from my stay at the lovely Shorelight Inn, I did take this up with the manager, Peg. It turns out that the entrance to the B&B is on the 2nd level, which does have a bar area (where I assumed breakfast would be served). However, there is also a ground floor level that is used for... More

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San Jose, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

People look at us funny when we say we are vacationing in Benicia, but this is a great little town, and the Shorelight Inn is our favorite place to stay. We used to stay on the far side of the interstate, a long walk from downtown. On one of our explorations we came across the Shorelight Inn, and were intrigued... More

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Seattle, Washington
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140 reviews 140 reviews
54 hotel reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I stayed at the Shorelight Inn for work in Benicia. Instead of commuting or staying at a chain (there is a Holiday Inn express), I stayed here. The TripAdvisor reviews do not lie, it is the best place in town. The owner and the other staff are just fantastic. The location cannot be beat. You can walk to all the... More

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Glendale, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We were heading to Davis for a celebration with friends on Saturday and so made the long drive north from LA on Friday to be in the vicinity. No time for Napa Valley or Point Reyes on this trip but we wanted to add something to help justify the choice to drive instead of fly. Benicia and the Shorelight Inn... More

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Dallas, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Christina is the sweetest lady and will make certain that your stay is most pleasant! She absolutely goes out of her way to make your visit special. I loved that we were welcomed with soft drinks, water or wine- anytime!! The complimentary drinks are a plus when you are a thirsty traveler. Breakfast was great- coffee, juice, fruit, cereal, waffles,... More

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Valencia, CA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I stayed here with two girlfriends. We found our room to be beautifully appointed and very clean. The Innkeeper was attentive and there to meet our every need. We found breakfast to be wonderful...nice variety and very satisfying for a help yourself breakfast, nicer than typical continental breakfasts. Our favorite part of our stay was the fabulous deck. We spent... More

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Address: 153 West E Street, Benicia, CA 94510
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Location: United States > California > Benicia
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