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Sweetwater Inn and Spa

44840 Main St, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Sweetwater Inn and Spa
Ranked #13 of 23 Mendocino B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • 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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San Jose
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
33 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 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
1 review
2 helpful votes 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

San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

My wife and I were looking for dog friendly lodging in Mendocino and came upon Sweetwater Inn. We had a really great time here and found that Sweetwater held true to the old bohemian legacy of Mendocino before it turned into Carmel. In fact we love Carmel too but there is something nostalgic about the easy going roots of Mendo... More

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

We are so happy you came across our Inn, Cam! From our authentic legacy to the top-notch service, we're happy to hear you enjoyed a lovely stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to share your support and hopefully we'll have the pleasure of your company again soon! You're always welcome. Take care, Hank & Dianna - Owners More

Reno
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We rented the Redwood Cottage.It was out of town about 3/4 mile.Very isolated and private ,it was wonderful for us.They thought of everything in this cottage,everything you need for cooking and robes for the hot tub.We enjoyed our stay so much.My only complaint would be the spider webs on the outside of the cottage.Im very familiar with the humidity (spider... More

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

Comments like these just make our day! Thank you for taking the time to share such a glowing recommendation for us back in 2013. Regardless of how much time passes, your support will always be much appreciated! Next time you're in need of a Mendocino getaway, please keep us in mind! It would be a pleasure to have you back.... More

Sebastopol, California
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Me and my girlfriend went to sweetwater to get some time away and reconnect romantically. Everything seemed really nice at first. We stayed in the sweetwater tower which was a sweet view and they let us have one night instead of their minimum two nights stay. That was cool.However, there was a lot that was not communicated and even some... More

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

Like we mentioned on Yelp, Charles, we want to sincerely apologize for the delay in addressing your concerns. When it comes to your stay, we completely understand your frustration. We are truly sorry for the miscommunication as the last thing we want is to ruin our guest's night. While we cannot change the past, we want to personally invite you... More

encinitas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

This was my day two stop along coast on my way up from San Diego to Oregon. What a great place to stay. I stayed in the Rivergate room, which was upstairs in the main office part of the hotel. Room had fireplace and very cozy Highlight was the clothing optional hot tub in back of grounds very secluded and... More

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Seattle
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

We stayed in the "View West" room. I'd give it a "C-" - ok, but nothing special, especially for $295. On the plus side, it was large and clean. On the negative side, it was described as having a view of the town, when it actually looks down on a road. The bathroom was pretty, but not very functional -... More

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Bozeman, Montana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

My husband and I visited the Sweetwater on our recent vacation and couldn't have been happier. We stayed in the Flower Cottage - a cute, clean, and well-appointed room with a comfortable bed. The inn grounds are beautifully maintained and dotted with several unique flowers we had never seen before. The Sweetwater is only a few steps from Mendocino's main... More

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Santa Rosa
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We stayed in the Redwood Cottage which is on the other side of the highway. It was quiet. We had a lovely outside area that was fenced in with its own hot tub. The inside was charming. The bed was comfortable. A dehumidifer needs to run as the room does have some mold smell. The hot tub water was clean,however... More

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Address: 44840 Main St, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
Also Known As:
Sweetwater Hotel Mendocino

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Spa
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Sweetwater Inn and Spa is a beautiful escape in the village of Mendocino, CA offering pet-friendly cottages and cozy ocean view suites at friendly rates. ... more   less 
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