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Calderwood Inn

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   25 W Grant St, Healdsburg, CA 95448
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Ranked #6 of 16 Healdsburg B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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SF, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read a number of reviews for the Calderwood Inn before making our reservations, and was surprised to see many from people who do not often stay in Bed and Breakfasts. We are at the other end of that spectrum -- almost always choose B&Bs over other accommodations, and have definite expectations of what a B&B should be. The Calderwood... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at The Calderwood Inn now 3 times. Every time we have had such a wonderful experience. Mary the Inn keeper is so warm & welcoming. She goes above & beyond to make sure you have all you need & have a great trip. The Breakfast is very impressive! Wine & Cheese hour is not to be missed.... More

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Brea, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

I did not like having my bathroom outside of my room (even if it was only for my use). Also I would have liked a fresh towel each day. The bathroom was very tiny and two people could not be in there at the same time. The faucets in the bathroom sink were separate, hot and cold so you could... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We found the Calderwood Inn through a web booking site when looking for options in Healdsburg for the Thanksgiving weekend. The price was good, so we booked the three nights for the holiday. A few days after booking the innkeeper, Kendra, contacted us to ask if we could check in early, between 11A and 1P, so they could give their... More

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We chose the Calderwood Inn based upon its ratings on tripadvisor. I am so glad we did. It was our first time in Sonoma and the inn was the perfect place for us to call home for a few days. The inn was beautifully maintained and was charming and welcoming. Both Mary and Kendra were fabulous. All of their recommendations,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

We arrived in Healdsburg at 4pm, jet lagged and without a place to stay for the night. The Camellia Inn was fully booked but they kindly recommended the Calderwood Inn and phoned to check availability. We got the last room! From the moment we arrived, we were made to feel at home by Kendra, the young Innkeeper. She made recommendations... More

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San Carlos, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Calderwood has a superb suite with a separate entrance. Pet friendly with plenty of room to roam. Earlier this year, my wife and our Welsh terrier Bessie enjoyed a warm, friendly weekend. Wonderful breakfasts and evening warm tasting on the front porch. Reserve early - it's very popular!

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Chandler, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Booked this as a Wilson Club Member and what a wonderful trip! Inn is situated a few blocks from the downtown area so it was an easy 5 to 10 minute walk to any of the great Healdsburg restaurants. We checked in around 4 on a Tuesday and Inn keeper Mary greeted us and showed us around. Wine hour on... More

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Hastings, Nebraska, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We just spent two nights at Calderwood this last week. We would probably not stay there again. Although it was a neat old mansion, the attention to detail wasn't there. There was peeling wallpaper and cobwebs in the corners. Our room was otherwise clean, but the mattress was at a slant so I was sleeping higher than my husband and... More

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Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We were very pleased with our stay at the Calderwood Inn. The rooms are a little tight, as are the bathrooms, but consistent with what we expected for the period of the home and the price we were paying. The rooms are very clean, and the inn is totally charming. The front porch was really nice, and we enjoyed tea... More

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Additional Information about Calderwood Inn

Address: 25 W Grant St, Healdsburg, CA 95448
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Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Healdsburg
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Healdsburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Calderwood Inn 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Known on the California and Sonoma County Landmarks Registry as the John Miller House, this historic Queen Anne Victorian was built in 1902. Miller was a prominent fruit grower, packer and dehydrator in the early 1900s. He was also one of the first to make a commercial business of marketing dehydrated fruit. Among Miller's claims to fame is that he was the first provider to the U.S. Military of dehydrated foods. Known as K-rations during WW I and MREs today, Miller was cited by the military for "feeding the troops during WW I". (1) Miller and his wife were, like many prominent citizens of the community, anxious to furnish their home lavishly. The home is reputed to be the first in Healdsburg with two bathrooms, with indoor plumbing upstairs and downstairs.The noted horticulturist, Luther Burbank, was a good friend and assisted in the design and development of the original landscape at the front of the home, some of which remains today. The large cedar, cypress, and redwood heritage trees were planted by Burbank over 100 years ago. The lush grounds have been accented with rose bushes and numerous flowering shrubs. The same archaeological report from Sonoma State University indicates that some of the first plantings of some of Burbank's new species were planted on the Miller property. Sadly, the location and botanical name of the plants were never recorded. It is unknown if they remain on the property today.The home remained in the Miller family until the late 1930s and was a private residence until the early 1980s when it became a Bed and Breakfast. The inn has undergone extensive restoration over the years. Beautiful hand-silk screened period wall and ceiling papers accent the spacious common areas and some guest rooms. The papers are produced by Bradbury & Bradbury of Benicia, CA and are based on designs of William Morris, a prominent textile designer of the mid- to late 1800s.The formal, yet welcoming rooms include a spacious parlor with fireplace—the perfect place to enjoy the morning paper or a board game on a quiet afternoon. The spacious dining room that seats up to 14 showcases original wainscoting and built-in china cabinet and bench. The large antique table is where guests dine on Calderwood's signature gourmet breakfasts. The covered front porch with its antique wicker furniture and lacquered floor beckons you to enjoy the lush grounds, review the activities of your day or curl up with a good book. The porch is often used by local wineries who frequently co-host our complimentary evening wine hour. All seven guest rooms have private baths. Each room is decorated differently to incorporate an extensive collection of beautiful, yet comfortable period ... more   less 
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