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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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Brainerd, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
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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
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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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53 reviews 53 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
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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
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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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Thornton, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed in room 6. The cottage was clean, but things like the fireplace not working, and the spa sounding like you had your head out the window of a freight train were a bit disappointing. When we got back from our second day of touring the maids had even left the front windows open so that anyone could have... More 

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Dublin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We spent two nights in Cottage #1 and loved it. The room was very clean and well decorated; it even had a nice jacuzzi tub (which we didn't use...California is in a drought!). The basket of fruit and homemade baked goodies was a nice touch. We enjoyed sipping our coffee and eating the scones out on the communal porch area... More 

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