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Hess House B & B

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50 Lee Vining Avenue, PO Box 247, Lee Vining, CA 93541
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Hess House B & B
Ranked #1 of 3 Lee Vining B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mountain View, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

The listing should be taken down. We called the number and recording says, they are no longer offering the bed & breakfast. Tripadvisor should take down the listing so that people do not waste time, as I did.

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Darwen, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

We stayed at Hess House for one night,we where a party of four so took both rooms,We arrived at a empty house but Vineca had left a key and instructed us to make ourselfs at home.Wish we had been staying a little longer.First class, we have stayed all over the usa over the years, Vineca was a great host, and... More

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Zeist, Utrecht, Netherlands
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We stayed only one night in Lee Vining at the Hess House before going through the Tioga Pass to Yosemite. This is a great place to stay, both the bedroom and bathroom look great and the owner is very friendly. The fresh breakfast we received in the morning was just yummy! Highly recommended.

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Madison, WI
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

We stayed for six nights while hiking the Tuolumne Meadows/Upper Yosemite, and had a great stay. Lee Vining is just outside the entrance to the park, and the Hess House was quiet, comfortable, and within walking distance of all the eateries and services in the town. Vineca was a warm and efficient hostess, responsive to our requests, without being intrusive.... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
54 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Stayed here for four nights to visit Bodie Ghost Town, Mono Lake and Mammoth Lakes before we headed across Tioga Pass to Yosemite. This is an historic property which is beautifully furnished and decorated. Vineca is a very welcoming hostess and her breakfasts are terrific! She told us lots of places to visit in the area and also some history... More

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Comfortable beds, nice owner, excellent breakfast, quiet location (in town but not on the main road). This is why you stay in a b and b and not a bland hotel... Great value all round...

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Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
26 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012 via mobile

The owner is extremely welcoming and attentive, supplying a lot of info prior to arrival. Best breakfast of our two week holiday, and nice to find a hostess who genuinely cares for her guests and knows about the local area. Rooms are traditional and cozy - with individual heating and very clean shared amenities. Visited Lee Vining out of season... More

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Danbury, Connecticut
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

Spotless and welcoming Hess House is one of the best B&Bs.There are only two bedrooms, but you also are welcome to a lovely living and dining room, as well as the garden. The hostess, Vineca (a third generation born and raised in Lee Vining) who is also a librarian, knows all about the area and will tell you very interesting... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

Stayed at Hess House with my wife for two nights recently. Vineca, the owner, was a great host and made us both feel very, very welcome. The B&B has 2 medium sized rooms with a shared bathroom (&nice,hot shower), it works pretty well. Breakfasts were fun and we appreciated Vineca's advice and help with finding us accomodation for our next... More

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Papendrecht, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011

We spent one night here between Yosemite and Death Valley. Vineca is a very charming hostess and makes you a very nice breakfast! Room was comfortable; sharing a bathroom with the other couple staying there. There is a garden where you can sit outside. Vineca knows loads about the area and places to visit. All in all we had a... More

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Address: 50 Lee Vining Avenue, PO Box 247, Lee Vining, CA 93541
Location: United States > California > Lee Vining
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Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Lee Vining
Number of rooms: 2

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