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Blue Door Inn

10481 Howard Street, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Blue Door Inn
Ranked #5 of 23 Mendocino B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

All the things stated in the previous reviews. First off, the innkeeper, Nan, is great...warm and welcoming from the minute we arrived. Her hosting was comfortable, like an old friend. She gave us great tips on local hikes, great restaurants and a great sunset spot. The room was spacious and impeccably clean. Street noise is minimal. Breakfasts were gourmet and... More

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San Francisco, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Blue Door Inn is the best place to stay in Mendocino. We live in San Francisco and go to Mendocino at least twice a year, so we have a good basis for comparison. The property itself is lovely and is perfectly decorated - modern but warm and comfortable. The living room is comfortable and inviting, and there is a... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Inn for two nights and loved it. The charm of this Inn matches the charm of Mendocino. Quiet, calm, relaxing.... Nan was wonderful and breakfast each day was wonderful and tasty and filling. And was served at a decent time (9 or 9:30) which is perfect for vacation & sleeping in a bit! We were able... More

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Santa Barbara, Calif
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108 reviews 108 reviews
62 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mendocino is a Village and this Inn is just 1/2 block from one of the village's finer restaurants. The Inn seems "new" in that it is fresh, clean, and well-equipped. Our room was quite large, the bath had a shower and a tub with jets..... quite fine after a long day hiking in the area. Breakfast each day was different... More

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santa cruz,ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

What a wonderful place to stay- the Bed and Breakfast innkeeper- Nan is great! We stayed 2 nights. We felt at home the minute we arrived. I had booked the Windsor room –when we arrived a guest was staying an extra day in that room- so she upgraded us to the Kensington room which was beautiful with a great views... More

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Rochester, NY
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We have been going to Mendocino annually for 30 years to escape winter in the Northeast. This was our first stay at the Blue Door Inn. The inn was formerly the White Gate Inn and has been extensively and beautifully remodeled in contemporary style. High ceilings, beautiful floors, soothing colors and lots of light (loved the skylight at the top... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

Nan is the perfect hostess and Innkeeper. Breakfast both days were creative, delicious, and huge. Also, fresh, local, and organic! The furnishings were simple, tasteful and high quality including Frette linens and towels as well as Kiehls products. Nan also knows wine and spent many years in the industry and really helped us learn Anderson Valley varietals - the area... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We stayed here for two nights in October. We enjoyed the delicious breakfasts and the wine and cheese that was served each evening. Our room was a lovely room on the first floor with a gas fireplace that we enjoyed each evening. The Inn is within walking distance of restaurants and some lovely gift shops.

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San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

From my first contact - calling after the (admittedly early) check-in deadline to secure an after hours check-in, I was incredibly well taken care of by the Blue Door's always-friendly hostess, Nan. She runs a beautiful property that's a two block walk from the main street in Mendocino. The room was incredibly beautiful with every comfort: Kiehl's bath products, bottled... More

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Yardley, PA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for two nights in October and we loved it. Steven is a great guy and the breakfasts that he prepared were incredible. We also enjoyed relaxing in the living room area in the evenings with the wine and cheese that he offered. It was a great time to meet other guests and share recommendations.... More

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Address: 10481 Howard Street, Mendocino, CA 95460
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino

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Mendocino's newest luxury B&B! Extensive head to toe renovation completed November 2011. Luxurious, comfortable contemporary design. All rooms appointed with all new flat screen TV/DVD, Frette bathroom linens, luxury bed linens on Simmons Beautyrest mattresses. New jetted tubs some rooms with double showers. Two course breakfast and wine hour in the evening. ... more   less 
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