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Sweetwater Inn and Spa

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44840 Main St, Mendocino, CA 95460
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sweetwater is a collection of cottages and towers in Mendocino. We have now stayed at two towers - the Sears and Sweetwater. Both have points to recommend them - Sears is spacious and has a galley kitchen and mini-fridge; Sweetwater shares the bathroom with the communal hot tub from noon-9pm, but then has full access to the sauna, spa, and... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I stayed here in the Sears Tower primarily because of the separate bedroom areas. Although one is right off the main living space, it worked well for us. The other bedroom is up a spiral staircase. There is not a TV upstairs so if you want to be able to watch TV in bed, this is not... More 

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My Fiance and I were lucky enough to start 2015 at the Sweetwater Inn and we will definitely be back! We waited until the last minute to book our spa treatments and the spa attendant was more than accommodating to our requests, we thoroughly enjoyed the hot tub and massages from Audrey and Mary. Hank and Ann checked us in... More 

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Hank M, Owner at Sweetwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Your support really does mean a lot to us! Thank you for taking the time to share your support on multiple platforms. Hopefully we'll have the pleasure of your company again soon. Until then, Hank & Dianna - Owners More 

Ukiah, California, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My wife and I have stayed at the Sweetwater Inn and Spa twice, both times in the Sweetwater Tower. I'll tell a bit about both stays. 1) I have lived in Mendocino County 30 years and just found this place in June 2014 and was so blessed. It's nestled in the middle of Mendocino and a hop and skip to... More 

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Hank M, Owner at Sweetwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Wow! What a thoughtful, heartfelt review! It was a pleasure welcoming you, Brian, and we love chatting with you on Facebook. Don't be a stranger now! Warm regards, Hank & Dianna - Owners More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Three of us stayed two nights in the Redwood Tower of Sweetwater Inn, and found it one of the most comfortable, clean, centrally-located, charming, and well-run hotels ever. As one of our party noted, we thought we'd rented a room, and got a building! A 3-level stand-alone building, the tower even includes a deck overlooking Mendocino, the Pacific, and the... More 

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Hank M, Owner at Sweetwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Wow! This review is perfect in every way! Thank you for this glowing recommendation, Kirk. Your support means the world to us and we cannot wait to welcome you back. Our door's always open! Kindly, Hank & Dianna - Owners More 

Redding
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I needed to adjust my reservation to accommodate a child at the last minute. Mgnt. provided games, information, great service for three of us. stayed in beautiful Flower Cottage. Really worth the drive! I'll be back.

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Hank M, Owner at Sweetwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

The pleasure was all ours! Thank you for taking the time to recommend us here on TripAdvisor and please don't even think twice about the last minute change. Hopefully we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon! Until then, Hank & Dianna - Owners More 

Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A perfect place! The ambiance, the room, the staff - all just right for us. We stayed during a bike tour down the coast and could not have found a better place to capture the spirit on Mendocino. The water tower room is the way to go!

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Hank M, Owner at Sweetwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Your opening line says it all! We truly appreciate you taking the time to share this glowing recommendation, Matt. Next time you need a Mendocino getaway, please keep us in mind! You're always welcome. Take care, Hank & Dianna - Owners More 

San Jose
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We have stayed in several of the cottages that Sweetwater offers, and brought our golden retriever. But this time we left the old guy at home and stayed in the Mendocino View West apartment. Beautifully appointed, complete kitchen, wonderful double shower and Jacuzzi, everything you could want for a romantic getaway. The only glitch proved how great the Sweetwater staff... More 

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Hank M, Owner at Sweetwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

What a great dose of encouragement! Thank you for taking the time to share this heartwarming recommendation here on TripAdvisor. While we sure did miss your furry companion, we're happy to read you had a lovely stay with us. Next time you're in Mendocino, please keep us in mind! Our door's always open. Take care, Hank & Dianna - Owners More 

San Diego, CA
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The Sweetwater in is located very close walking distance to the center of Mendocino. Offers a number of unique rooms and suites. Their Redwood Tower is a great option for families due to the large size of the space - stayed there previously with my two teen boys and it worked perfectly. Even has a panoramic viewing deck on the... More 

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Hank M, Owner at Sweetwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

What a heartwarming review! Thank you for taking the time to spread the good word about us here on TripAdvisor, Morobi. We sure do appreciate your support and couldn't be happier to hear just how much you enjoyed your stay with us. Please keep us in mind next time you're in Mendocino! You're always welcome. Take care, Hank & Dianna... More 

Cotati, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Our family stayed in the Garden Cottage. They gave us a deal for booking last minute. Friendly staff. Very clean, private hot tub, full kitchen, most comfortable bed, actual woodstove for cozy fire in the evening and secure backyard for the kids to play safely. A short scenic walk to beach, bluffs, shops and great food. Could not improve upon... More 

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Hank M, Owner at Sweetwater Inn and Spa, responded to this review

Hearing this glowing feedback is more rewarding than you know! You're very thoughtful for sharing this recommendation, Nicky, and we are so appreciative of your support. From our cozy wood stove to the private hot tub, we're thrilled to hear it was a great stay! We look forward to sharing this with the team almost as much as we look... More 

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