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Manka's Inverness Lodge

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30 Calendar Way, Inverness, CA 94937
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Manka's Inverness Lodge
Ranked #6 of 12 Inverness B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful rustic lodge surpassed our expectations. It was amazingly peaceful and let you be pampered while also feeling in touch with the nature and surroundings. We felt very secluded with the beautiful greenery growing around our porch and housing. We took full advantage of the fireplace in the room and the redwood hot tub that sat out on our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to Manka's for a very short stay to celebrate our anniversary. I am not a rustic kind of girl, and don't like the country, however if you are looking for an in-between Manka's if definitely the place. At check-in the staff are very nice. We stayed in room 10.. The room is small but once... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

It's amazing what can be produced by a team in a small Airstream trailer. I selected to have my 70th birthday at this charming retreat in the woods. Seemed like a good place to gather a family, and I was not one bit disappointed. We reserved four cabins in a row and it was perfect. Yes, the wonderful, old, historic... More

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Napa, California
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14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Manka's is not for people who bring their white noise machine everywhere. Or go to sleep with the television on. Manka's is for people who want to curl up by a roaring fire and finally read the book that has been sitting by the bed. Or the couple who wants to sink into a deep cocoon of a four poster... More

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San Francisco
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

At first I was disappointed, considering how much I was paying, but by the time I left I was sorry to go. It's rustic but posh. My room, #10 was huge - more a mini-suite than anything. It had a private deck with a beautiful view, a window seat and table and best of all, a wood burning fireplace. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed in the Inn last night and it exceeded out expectations by far! We followed Michael as he drove to our rustic upstairs "boatman's lodge" on the bay. We enjoyed a fire (already completely prepared with an ample supply of wood). It came equipped with a charming closet beautifully supplied with supplies to make coffee or tea and half... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

if you want perfection in the bay area stay at the mandarin oriental in san fran. if you want a wonderful not everyday experience and food and nature on the pacific at its best then drive to inverness and stay at mankas and/or eat at the olema hotel. the drive alone across the golden gate bridge and then to inverness... More

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San Francisco
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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Quirky, charming....but certainly not worth $400/night. Excellent breakfast, comfy bed and nice linens, yes. But barely any lighting in the room (7), made it hard to read or see. Industrial handles on the shower---not so charming. Only one vent working on the hot tub. This is an OLD hotel, and I just don't see that it's maintenance and minimal staff... More

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Tiburon, CA
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11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I love hotels with personality, and Manka's certainly delivered. I decided to book the Sweet, one of the cheaper rooms, since reviews are so mixed and wanted to check it out before committing to a higher end room. Well, I will definitely be back and want to try all of the rooms! From the hot spiced cider upon check-in to... More

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Louisville, KY
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58 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Another wonderful trip to Manka's. We stayed in the Boathouse, too, and damned if they didn't help us with our luggage either. For those of you who stay in "the most expensive hotels" and need help with your luggage, please go somewhere else. It's tough enough getting a room at Manka's. And the coffee-maker worked just fine in October....thank heaven's... More

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Additional Information about Manka's Inverness Lodge

Address: 30 Calendar Way, Inverness, CA 94937
Location: United States > California > Inverness
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Manka`s Inverness Hotel Inverness
Mankas Inverness Lodge

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