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Rainbow Inn Bed & Breakfast

54420 South Circle Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549
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Rainbow Inn Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 11 Idyllwild B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just spent the last week in the serenely divine Rainbow Inn. John is a gracious host and a fabulous chef. The inn is quiet, scrupulously clean, elegantly appointed and perfectly located in the center of town, yet slightly off the main road. Perhaps my favorite thing was sitting on the deck in the afternoon reading a... More

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Bellaire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Rainbow Inn was recommended to us by family that vacations in Idyllwild, and it was an excellent choice. The facility is beautifully-maintained and very cozy-comfy. The bedroom was large with an amazingly comfortable bed, modern bathroom and very good A/C. Each morning we enjoyed a delicious breakfast prepared by the owner, who is quite a cook. Everyone was served the... More

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Poway, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My first trip to Idyllwild, and it was wonderful. The Inn is warm and inviting, and the grounds delight with their rustic beauty. John was a wonderful host, and the breakfasts were great! He was very helpful in advising the best trail to hike for our abilities. Hope to go there again ... and again!

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Solana Beach, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

My family and I have been coming up from San Diego to Idyllwild for years. It's a pleasant drive and it feels like a good getaway. This weekend my husband and I went up alone for one night. This was our first experience at the Rainbow Inn, and we'll definitely be returning. The price for the room was economical, and... More

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Winthrop, Maine
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Our stay at The Rainbow Inn was fantastic...wish we had more time to stay and enjoy! From the moment we were greeted by John, the owner, to the moment we reluctantly drove away it was perfection!! We especially enjoyed the large deck overlooking the lovely back yard and wooded area which provided a lovely spot to relax and enjoy a... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Without repeating the reviews of the previous guests, I find it difficult to find other words to describe my stay at the Inn. My visit at the Rainbow Inn did not disappoint and it lived up to its reputation as the #1 place to stay while in Idyllwild.

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Winthrop, Maine
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

On a spur-of-the-moment trip to Idyllwild, and a first to the mountains of southern California, I discovered the Rainbow Inn. It’s charm was immediately apparent, even before I stepped through the door. Once inside, however, the tastefully rustic sophistication was even more awe-inspiring. The owner….John, who is even more charming than the decor….has decorated with local works of art and... More

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Long Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Although there are a number of lovely places to stay in this quaint mountain town, I found the Rainbow Inn to be the perfect mix of what I needed. The host was accommodating, knowledgeable and appropriately attentive in just the right ways. From the tastefully presented decor throughout, the wonderfully appointed room, and the healthful, fresh breakfasts served, I can't... More

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Claremont, California
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81 reviews 81 reviews
24 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed at the Rainbow Inn for 2 nights last week and were thrilled with the experience. We had originally only booked for one night, but when we arrived, we were so charmed by the inn, we decided to stay another night (and the owner happily obliged). John, the owner, was warm and helpful. The inn feels very "homey", as... More

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San Diego, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We rented three rooms for our family Christmas weekend recently. Plus we rented the kitchen and dining room one night for our potluck dinner. It was a great experience. The Inn was beautifully decorated for the holidays. The rooms were warm and cozy. My sister and brother took turns enjoying the jacuzzi tub in my sister's room. The visitors lounge... More

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Additional Information about Rainbow Inn Bed & Breakfast

Address: 54420 South Circle Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549
Location: United States > California > Idyllwild
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Rainbow Hotel Idyllwild
Rainbow Inn Bed And Breakfast

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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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The Rainbow Inn offers five luxuriously appointed guest rooms each with their own private bath and many with their own fireplace. Rooms also feature wi-fi internet connectivity, cable TV, DVD players, refrigerators, access to an extensive library of DVD’s, six-hundred thread count sheets and in-room coffee makers.Whether it’s for one or 100, the Rainbow Inn on Strawberry Creek provides you with the picture-perfect environment for a quiet getaway, romantic wedding, serene retreat or business conference. Bask amid the spectacular scenery of alpine forests, along our rushing mountain stream or in the unique shops, galleries and restaurants of our quaint village. ... more   less 
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