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Glen Ellen Inn

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13670 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen, CA
Glen Ellen Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fairhope, Alabama
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had the bison burger with grilled onions that was outstanding. The crunchy fries were the best I've had. Quaint locatio. Friendly staff. It's a must! Very small nice town. If we're ever close well come back.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Following a conference, my wife and I wanted to stay somewhere other than a big chain hotel for the remainder of our time in California. The Glen Ellen Inn was just what we were looking for, out of the way, quiet, and absolutely amazing. We were in cottage 2 and there was a big Jacuzzi tub in the corner of... More 

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Brainerd, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We choose this inn after extensive searchs and were happy with the property. Very private and beautiful room that overlooked the stream and surrounded by trees and a small patio where we drank wine at night and listened to the stream. Dinner at Glen Ellen was wonderful, delicious food ... would return

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Service was leisurely and friendly, and menu offered a variety of choices. Martini menu was extensive as was oyster menu, both things this restaurant is known for...and deservedly so. My blackened halibut was excellent but my husband was not crazy about his ciopinno--too tomato-y for his taste. We sat right by a window and enjoyed our view.

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Ellington, Connecticut, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were not sure what to expect on our first trip to Sonoma, but this was a pleasant surprise. The cottages are modern and beautiful, with lovely Jacuzzi tubs, steam showers and fireplaces. The setting, overlooking a creek, is very pretty and is within walking distance to the quaint little village center. I suggest breakfast at the Glen Ellen market.... More 

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Reno, Nevada
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We had the pleasure of dining and 1 night stay over at the "Best" kept secret in Sonoma Valley. We spent Christmas Eve in Cottage #5 of the "Secret Cottages" which was a last minute decision that we're so happy we made. The cottage was warm and inviting set directly on the rivers edge. The decor was very charming with... More 

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Norfolk, VA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is the second time we've stayed in the cottages, and our second experience is just as great as the first. We've stayed in #4 and this time #7, and we found them both large, comfortable, very clean and well equipped, and perfect for a romantic stay. On top of this are the excellent scones and cookies made in the... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We first stayed in the Secret Cottages in 2008. It was incredible. The husband and wife owner were wonderful. It became a very special place for us, and we even got engaged in one of the cottages two years later. We celebrated at the restaurant with the entire kitchen staff. We return each year to one of the best hidden-gem... More 

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

These are cute cottages behind a $$$ restaurant. We arrived in the evening, so I did not really get to experience as much as I would have liked. The rooms were clean, nicely appointed and had a comfy bed. The restaurant was pricier than we wanted for this late evening meal. Breakfast was in a basket in the room. Fresh... More 

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Hickory, North Carolina, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Absolutely one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. We were pleasantly surprised when we opened the door to our cottage. Lovely fireplace with a sitting area. A four poster bed and a big bathroom with a steam shower. Wonderful basket full of fruit and goodies to munch on upon arrival or to save for breakfast in the morning.... More 

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