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Francis Creek Inn at The Red Front Store

577 Main St, Ferndale, CA 95536
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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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179 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This motel only has 4 rooms but don't let that turn you away. Our rooms was spotless and modern. Flat Screen TV, modern bath with Comfort height Toilet! Nice furniture and decorations. Very comfortable and at a fair price. The motel is right in Town so you can walk to all the shops, bars and restaurants, I would recommend this... More 

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Los Altos, California
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19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I was here just for the night and on my own so wasn't looking for anything special. This little motel was perfectly located, clean, comfortable and right on the Main Street of Ferndale. The town is adorable and I spent a couple of hours checking out the shops the next morning. If you're looking for an inexpensive, but clean and... More 

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had planned on staying in Eureka and had the idea from an outdated guidebook that was perfectly reasonable. Both Eureka and nearby Arcata seemed to be overrun by emotionally disturbed people on meth. Really, we live in New York and were terrified. Plus it turned out the dorms at the state university were opening the next day so anyplace... More 

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Eureka, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Very happy with this quaint, and clean hotel. It fits in perfectly with this adorable town. Great location. Service was great. The owner was very nice to talk with. Having the store downstairs was very convenient.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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34 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Nice clean motel. Notice that the front desk is in the store next to the motel. Convenient parking just in front of the rooms. Small town with not much to do. Go to Papa Joe for breakfast and local charm. No wifi.

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We managed to hit town on the week-end of the "Big Yard Sale" where it seems every other house is having a yard sale and people come quite long distances for the event. So the Inn was full, but there was no problem with noise. Check in was in the shop at the front of the building, which also provided... More 

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New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Our experience of this little motel was probably skewed by a couple of things. We had read about it in a guide book that called it "a sweet little family-run motel," which seemed to indicate a level of individuality and charm that we didn't find. And we came directly from the truly memorable Howard Creek Ranch Inn, with its acres... More 

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silicon valley ca
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33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

it wasnt luxurious and there was some road noise but it was pleasant and the owner was very helpful i think it was $20 less than the other B&Bs and i felt we had a good deal. it was cold and wet when we got there and the room heated up just fine and internet access was good too.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

This was a weird set up, you had to go into the store to check in and I was shocked at the price, no breakfast either. Room was quite sweet though, but no tea or coffee facilities which was poor. Did not particularly enjoy visiting ferndale but a handy base for us to cycle to the redwoods from.

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Long Beach, California
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40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Considering all the locations in the city for a bed and breakfast are quite pricey, this place is reasonable compared to the others. My boyfriend and I stayed on the second floor and we had no noise issues. It was clean, the desk had a Ferndale paper which gave some great info on the town and on the back of... More 

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