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Secret Garden Inn

1140 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is perfect for a small family as it has two separate bedrooms, but each only has one bed. People were very helpful and nice. Breakfast came from the cafe downstairs to order and we could sit on the balcony and eat.

Thank Fotodaze
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My hubby and I stayed at The Secret Garden Inn for a weekend getaway. Excellent service. We stayed on the top floor. Two bedroom suite with a beautiful balcony. Great ocean views. Very relaxing. The staff brought our breakfast to our room. Ask for John the owner of the property. He's wonderful and very helpful. Would highly recommend.

2 Thank Aziz7
columbia, MD
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We would love to book this B&B but their website states that they only take reservations 1 month in advance. We have to book plane tickets and nail down our lodgings, I can't see waiting until only 1 month ahead to know we'll have a place to sleep. Since most good places book up long before that, we could end... More 

3 Thank jegc

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Menlo Park, California
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Very small place--only 5 units (though I only saw 4). Three of us stayed in the penthouse over Thanksgiving. We could've held Thanksgiving dinner for 12-16 ppl on the deck, which has outdoor seating, fireplace, private hot tub (great after spending day in ocean), and grill. There are two king (?) beds, one of which actually is in its own... More 

4 Thank shrewdinvestor
Agoura, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

A unique B&B, not for those who like hotels with all the amenities. The owner is very nice as well as the staff. There are 3 very small and uniquely furnished rooms each with a small balcony. There is no phone or radio and a very old model TV which we did not watch. We had a jacuzzi tub which... More 

4 Thank 228Marilyn1016
Vienna, Austria
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

You pull up to Les Artistes, which is run by the same people. Friendly welcome, even loaned me a tourguide to Southern California for free. After Check In you either get in their car or follow one of their guys. He takes you to the Secret Garden Inn, which is very small (just five rooms) and therefore private. We splurged... More 

4 Thank badeente24
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38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Charming designed property in Del Mar near the main road. My rooms had a small balcony. Is a branch of another guesthouse. Ocean view is a bit disappointing and there is actually no access to the ocean.

5 Thank LevAri

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