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Elam Biggs Bed and Breakfast

220 Colfax Ave, Grass Valley, CA 95945
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Anchorage, Alaska
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Although the home may look quite similar to other B & B's I've stayed at, the hosts, Peter and Barb, certainly are not! Instead of feeling a like an intruder, you are welcomed merrily, entertained with Peter's magic (quite impressive!!) and it feels like you're catching up with a friend you haven't seen for a long time. The one breakfast... More 

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

If you are going to be in the Grass Valley/Nevada City area for a short or long stay, do not miss staying at the Elam Biggs Bed and Breakfast house. Built in 1892, the owners, Peter and Barb, have lovingly restored this historic home to all its original splendor . Breakfasts are not to be missed as Peter turns out... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I hesitate to add to the ratings because its always good to keep things a secret. But, this place has to be praised. If you are in the area forget staying anywhere else. The value and the experience were one of the best weeks we ever had.

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Fresno, California, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is a great place to stay when visiting the Gold Country of California. The prices are reasonable, the food is good and the rooms are very comfortable. Good restaurants are aplenty, nearby.There is a nice yard to sit in and enjoy the evening air. Unfortunately, it was quite warm when we were there, so we weren't able to enjoy... More 

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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I have stayed at this B & B numerous times in the past and ALWAYs look forward for another visit. The rooms are very comfy with privacy. Several types of rooms to fit your taste. Peter and Barbara are fantastic and always stirive to make our stay much better than the last. The outside porch, patio and lawn make a... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

My wife and I just spent 2 glorious days at this lovely inn in Grass Valley. Having spent the past two days in equally nice B and Bs in Nevada City, our expectations were rather high. Peter delivered and then some. He is a wealth of knowledge about the area, a warm and gracious person that readily welcomed us into... More 

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Lincoln, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Elam Biggs is such a beautiful & well maintained Victorian with lots of charm that is reasonably priced, within walking distance to the main town, off street parking & lets not forget the wonderful hosts. They had a cookie jar with yummy sugar cookies and each cookie had an Victorian stamped on it before it was baked. Everything is unique... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We enjoyed our one-night stay at the Elam Biggs Bed and Breakfast Inn for the following reasons: friendly owners, a delicious breakfast, reasonable prices, a clean and roomy bedroom and bathroom, the lavender soap, a lovely yard and front porch, its proximity to town, off-street parking, lovely decorations and antiques, access to the refrigerator and beverages, the innkeepers' unpretentiousness, and... More 

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Pacific Palisades, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

First, I want to add that we had booked a room at a different B&B, which was sold 3 days before our arrival. That owner made arrangements with Elam Biggs. The place is beautiful, just what you'd expect from an old Victorian. Stuffed to the gills with antiquey things. We had the front room which had a large bed, great... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

Once again, our annual trip to Elam Biggs, (this time for our 5th Anniv) was marvelous...Peter is always the consummate host! We always feel as if we have come home! "Our" room is the large Empire room up front.Elam Biggs is very centrally located and you can easily walk everywhere.

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