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Secret Garden Inn

1140 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
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Ranked #1 of 1 Del Mar B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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columbia, MD
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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 

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Menlo Park, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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 

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Agoura, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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 

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Vienna, Austria
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26 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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 

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21 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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.

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