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Orchard Hill Country Inn

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2502 Washington Street, PO Box 2410, Julian, CA 92036
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge is simply wonderful! The rooms were comfortable and decorated so well. The service of the staff was provided with above and beyond attitude. The lodge provides a delicious breakfast and a wine and hor'dovours in the afternoon. This food was always delicious. We loved it so much that we have already reserved for another trip.

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Coronado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Orchard Hill C Inn is basically a supercharged Bed and Breakfast, where the owner/host is present and welcoming, as is the entire staff. We stayed in two different rooms, one being in one of the cottages (the Yellow Bellflower room) and the other in the main Lodge, (Room number one). Well pleased with both, although we liked the shower in... More 

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ohci, Owner at Orchard Hill Country Inn, responded to this review

Dear Otis and Martha, Your enthusiastic recommendation made me smile - you have a very determined style of writing and we love being the beneficiary. Come back and see us again, you are not that far away. No security checks, no lines and no cancelled flights. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Julian is a special place. Where else in Southern California can you experience a main street from the gold rush era,where the surrounding hills have somehow escaped development? Before you get to Julian, you are treated to great expanses of land--horses and cattle grazing on rolling hills, hawks flying overhead, wild turkeys in the grasses. You feel transported to a... More 

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ohci, Owner at Orchard Hill Country Inn, responded to this review

Bruce, Your eloquent description of Julian hit a sensitive note with all of us. Living here is special- the views , the fresh clean air and all the wonderful people who call this home. It was our joy to share it with the both of you...again. More 

El Centro, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pat, Darrell and the staff are wonderful. We were there to celebrate our 47th anniversary. On our first night, when we came back from dinner, there was a tray waiting in our room with a cake, champagne and candy. If you have never been there, it is a must. The rooms are wonderful and the beds make you feel like... More 

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ohci, Owner at Orchard Hill Country Inn, responded to this review

Your gracious appreciation is beyond encouraging. Guests like you add immensely to the stay of our other guests and give us the opportunity to sit down with old friends as you have become to be known to our staff as well as us. Keep trucking! More 

Cypress, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I decided to take my husband for his 60th Birthday just to get away. Although only for one night it felt like we were gone for a few days! So peaceful, charming and the wonderful staff made our stay just wonderful! Already booked to go back!

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ohci, Owner at Orchard Hill Country Inn, responded to this review

Birthdays are special but a 60th birthday is above and beyond, Orchard Hill does try to bring special recognition to birthdays, as well as anniversaries. Thank you for bringing this important event to our attention and allowing us to join in the well wishing. Here is to many,many more. More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Orchard Hill Country Inn enjoyed it thoroughly. Julian is at the foot of Volcan Mountain, which has great hiking trails. On a clear day, when you stand at the summit you can see the Anza Borrego Desert, Downtown San Diego and Pacific Ocean. An amazing experience! It was great to come home from... More 

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ohci, Owner at Orchard Hill Country Inn, responded to this review

The hiking is Julian is amazing and it is gratifying to see the great numbers of those knowledgeable of this increasing exponentially. Orchard Hill is a strong supporter of the Volcan Mountain Foundation and that is why each guest will find a beautiful brochure on their pillow to encourage them to "hit the trails." More 

La Quinta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Orchard Hill Country Inn is a hidden gem in the small town of Julian, California. My husband and I were celebrating our 41st wedding anniversary. When we arrived we were greeted by Pat, the owner, with two glasses of champagne! Our room was inviting and comfortable with a beautiful view of the garden. We went off to explore Julian, and... More 

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ohci, Owner at Orchard Hill Country Inn, responded to this review

I recall your arrival and how incredibly happy you were and how much fun you were having . It was fun for us to make your getaway all the more special and let the celebration begin! Many happy years and celebrations ahead, you are special. More 

Yuma, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We go here several times a year to get away. This place is always clean and reliable. The breakfasts are very good. They also serve hors d'oeuvres and drinks before dinner time. This place is a little more expensive, but you get what you pay for. One of the ladies that works there, Susan, is phenomenal! She's been there for... More 

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ohci, Owner at Orchard Hill Country Inn, responded to this review

We have many guests from the desert region, I believe it's the fragrance of the pines and the cool afternoon breezes. One such guest referred to it as Julian's "soft air." Susan is special, she has been with us for twelve years. Most of our other employees have been here equal in time, if not longer. Marion our oldest employee... More 

Laguna beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Lodge room 8 was great. It was redone about a year ago, so it's very fresh and updated! This is my third year in a row going solo to enjoy just "my" time. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. The afternoon wine and appetitzer time is a great chance to meet the other people staying at the lodge. Debbie for... More 

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ohci, Owner at Orchard Hill Country Inn, responded to this review

"Solo" guests are a growing category at Orchard Hill . They always report that the stimulating conversation with the guests at horsd'oeuvers and breakfast is invigorating. Many a time we find these guests asleep in the hammocks or still in their plush robes, roaming the grounds after a relaxing massage. We keep an eye on them. More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This inn was so cute! we stayed here for a wedding in June and we absolutely loved this place. Easy to get to, close to town and wine tasting. The lodge is so nice and the rooms are great, we had the most charming room. It was so clean and nice and decorated so lovely! the service was out of... More 

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ohci, Owner at Orchard Hill Country Inn, responded to this review

A huge indicator to us that the economy was on the rebound was the increase of weddings in the area. The abundance of new wineries with venues for these events may also be a contributor. With the exception of a renewal of vows or something very small Orchard Hill has not done a wedding for ten years but we sure... More 

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