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Sweetwater Inn and Spa

44840 Main St, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Ranked #12 of 23 Mendocino B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Redding
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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 reviews 5 reviews
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
36 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 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
8 helpful votes 8 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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Address: 44840 Main St, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 13
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