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Penon Blanco Lookout

4705 Penon Blanco Road, Coulterville, CA 95311-9702
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We received a very warm welcome from Margi and Wolfgang. The room was lovely and extremely well stocked with unexpected extras! Breakfast was excellent and gave us an opportunity to chat to the other guests staying at the lodge. Margi was a great host giving us lots if useful advice!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked 4 nights at the Penon Blanco and would have loved to stay longer. The breakfast was delicious and Margi and Wolfgang made sure to take any special food needs into the menu. I am lactose intolerant and mostly gluten free. I did not ask them to but they made sure that I was able to eat with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at Penon Blanco while visiting Yosemite earlier this month and we all agree that it was a perfect decision for us. We stayed in the Lookout Room which was a good fit for my husband, 10yr old son and myself. My son said that this was his favorite place during the entire trip! The food... More 

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Wuppertal, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Yes, this remote little place is different. It is quaint and I would consider it a real bed and breakfast. A bit old-fashioned but everything is done with a theme in mind and a very loving hand. I had the best night sleep there - the bed was great! The breakfast table is also beautifully set. I did not mid... More 

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Philadelphia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Valid boast of amazing views, but we failed to enjoy. The hosts were somewhat reluctant, the facilities tired and old, eg tiny TV screen. Decor was dark and twee. The acclaimed breakfast was a major disappointment. Very expensive for the experience.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

This place was not easy to get to! It's certainly remote, miles up a windy road near a tiny town. If you're looking for a remote getaway, you've found it. We were visiting Yosemite, which is about an hour away down the John Muir highway (more windy roads). Quirky decor and the top room has a beautiful view of Lake... More 

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California Bay Area
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Very quiet hill top in Sierra foothills with a view of McClure reservoir. Very clean and comfortable rooms. It's a 2 hour drive to Yosemite Valley floor, about the same as from Merced. This is a house with a tiny yard, not a ranch. The breakfast was excellent. The hosts are curt and strict. The hot tub and living room... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Penon Blanco Lookout. The property is even better than described and the view is stunning. Margi and Wolfgang are delightful and their hospitality sincere. Our room was clean, the gourmet breakfasts superb, and the morning bird songs heavenly. We drove daily to Yosemite, a 45 minute drive through scenic country to Big Oak Flat... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We arrived a little after 5pm. The owner/caretaker greated us with house sleepers that we should wear inside our room. Nice place to stay for B&B. It reminds me of a strict grandma. The breakfast is good and the room is clean with a very nice mountain and river view. I feel like I need to tip toe because of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed for three nights in the John Muir suite at this amazing b&b. Margi and Wolfgang were super hosts. They do have a house rule of no shoes, so please bring slippers or they can provide you with them. Stocking feet are fine. Their home overlooks the lake and valley. What a breathtaking view. It is very tastefully decorated... More 

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