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San Diego River Inn

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   5049 Highway 78, Julian, CA 92036 (Formerly Labyrinth in the Oaks)
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Ranked #10 of 15 Julian B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is something I would typically find on Airbnb not hotels.com. It's not really an inn because there is no on site staff or services. But caretakers are only an email or phone call away and are prompt to respond. It's set up like a vacation rental with email instructions and keys inside lock boxes. There are 3 places... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

I made a last minute trip to Julian the day after Thanksgiving. We didn't pre-book a place to stay, and when we arrived in town, we couldn't find a room. We called around to all the B&Bs, and luckily this one answered, even though it was almost 9pm. We set everything up over the phone, super quick and easy, and... More

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Jennifer R, Owner at San Diego River Inn, responded to this review

Hello! Oops! Sorry about the jacuzzi temperature. We leave it at 100 degrees midweek to cut costs but it gets up to 104 degrees in no time. It usually takes about 30 minutes to get really hot. The house is hidden from the road and I am so glad we were able to have you as a guest. Thank you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

My family stayed in the larger Stag house in August of this year (2013). Our children are ages 7, 5, 3 and 1 and I can say all of us absolutely LOVED it! My kids were sad to go home after a week vacation here and they still ask when we can go back. The playground is so perfect, the... More

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Jennifer R, Owner at San Diego River Inn, responded to this review

I love that families can come here and have an enjoyable time, whether it is rock climbing, playing on the Cedar Works chemical free and splinter free playground, relaxing in the 50 jet jacuzzi, walking the labyrinth, biking and scootering around the property, enjoying the stars at night or enjoying the smell and site of the bonfire. Thank you so... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I don't have time to just sit and read but this was the perfect setting for it. The family in the downstairs unit had two children and a dog and all their chattering just added to the relaxation. We had two wonderful meals nearby - Wynola Pizza and Jeremy's on the Hill - and spent some time walking around Julian... More

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Jennifer R, Owner at San Diego River Inn, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for the review. I love that people can come and find relaxation on this little piece of secluded land. Please come again. More

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Address: 5049 Highway 78, Julian, CA 92036 (Formerly Labyrinth in the Oaks)
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Location: United States > California > Julian
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — San Diego River Inn 3*
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Retreat to Celebrate the Grandeur of Earth, Air, Stone and Water. Make your next family reunion, wedding or romantic getaway memorable on 15 acres with river frontage all on the border of the 3700 acre Santa Ysabel Preserve! Horses welcome. Escape to our gated riverfront property with jacuzzis, walking paths and bike paths where children really can run and play. Therapeutic Massage available. ... more   less 
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