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Bluebird Cottage Inn

26620 Saddle Dr., Idyllwild, CA 92549-0963
Bluebird Cottage Inn
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, it's a great deal for Idyllwild. The rooms are clean in a cabin-like setting. I stayed at the Taj Campton Place in Francisco the night before for business. Is this the Taj? No. Should it be? Absolutely not. That's not Idyllwild. Idyllwild is a rough around the edges, eclectic mix of nature/hiking, arts, spirituality, bikers, food...it's fun... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Accomodations in Idyllwild tend to be expansive and the Bluebird Cottage Inn represents one of the few options offering a valid choice of fairly priced clean and well equipped rooms. I spent two consecutive nights at the Bluebird during the month of April 2015 in the Swallow room. The young man present the first time I checked in was very... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I have stayed here 3 times now and find it to be a very nice place to visit for a couple of nights. Tony and all the staff are very welcoming and I really like that they have dvds in the lobby and players in all the rooms. The rooms are simple but have the wood paneling and beamed ceilings... More 

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Fullerton, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We arrived late and although the surroundings looked nice and the receptionists was extremely helpful, when I got into our cabin "Falcon", I knew I made a mistake. It was rather old looking and had a stench smell. Luckily, I carry Lysol when I go on vacation - just because!!! When I went into the kitchen, I was afraid of... More 

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Brawley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was our first time staying in Idyllwild, OMG what a beautiful place the mountains, the town and your Inn. we were blown away at its beauty. I looked at the short video you have and truly think you should due something grander!!! I read the reviews and almost choose a different place. but kept looking at the photos and... More 

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San Diego, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Accommodations are very dated. Very hard beds, worn out sheets, flat pillows and the mattress on the twin bed was so old that it was sunken in. Only a tiny shelf in the bathroom to put your stuff on.The shower stall is very small, however we did have very nice new fluffy towels which were the best part of the... More 

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BluebirdCottageInn, Owner at Bluebird Cottage Inn, responded to this review

We apologize you did not enjoy your stay. While the building was originally build in the 50's, we have renovated the rooms. There are new fridges with a separate freezer compartment, new furniture and new 32" lcd tvs. The sheets and pillows are less than a year old and we have included 5 pillows on the king beds and 2... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

My BF and I decided to return to Idyllwild - this time for 3 nights and stayed at the Bluebird Cottage Inn. Upon arrival, we were greeted by Tony, the owner, who without any prompting from us, upgraded us to a larger room with no neighbors. We were seeking peace, quiet and relaxation and is exactly what we got! Perfect!... More 

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San Diego, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

If you weren't "on the hill" as the locals call it, you'd be horrified. But accommodations around here are all what they call "rustic" so the bar is pretty low. Our room was along the top of the property, where there are about 6 or 7 cabins in a row. Most came equipped with lively children and barking dogs running... More 

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

We went to Idyllwild to escape the heat in Riverside. The Bluebird Cottage Inn is a great place to stay in Idyllwild. it is near the town center and yet far enough not to get the hustle and bustle of busy shopping. The Owl house is the largest and it has ample space for everyone, great kitchen. the office staff... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

we stayed in the Starling with the spa.... The room is not cozy its more like tiny . We arrived to our "private room" was located facing the main road the room did not have the air on & when we asked about it The owner stated " someone stole the remote " ...So we had to climb up on... More 

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BluebirdCottageInn, Owner at Bluebird Cottage Inn, responded to this review

We apologize you did not enjoy your stay. We did strive to be as friendly and helpful as we could be. For clarification, the Starling is located along the driveway near the office, on the hill away the main road. And for those who have been to Idyllwild before, they will know that Idyllwild gets so quiet at night, you... More 

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