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571 Ukiah St, Mendocino, CA 95460
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J.D. House
Ranked #19 of 23 Mendocino B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful stay in the water tower room. We stayed on a Monday night in early March, and were the only guests at the inn on that particular night. Nevertheless, the friendly staff prepared a wonderful breakfast for us the next morning. The room was very cozy and attractive, if a bit run down. The... More

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Palm Harbor, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I was here in March 2013... took a little while to write my review.... I just wanted to say that the J.D House was beautiful and the staff was extremely friendly. I had gotten sick at one of the Restaurants that they had referred me to ,and they were nice enough to get my money back from the restaurant, and... More

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Vacaville, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Water Tower was quaint and sweet, until we used the firplace and was smoked out. That was when we realized there are no opening windows in there. Not pleasant to have all your clothes smell like a fireplace. Then the entire comlex ran out of water. We're talking not one little drop. It took the guests notifying the owners to... More

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Brooklyn, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This Inn is located in town with easy access to town and Mendocino Headlands State Park. Charming and updated. Great bedding. Our room had a nice deck with a view overlooking the historic district and the sea. Ideal location for watching Sunrise and Sunset. Nice gardens and historic. Awesome!

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Coral Springs, Florida
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The pluses: really cool buildings decorated in shabby chic style, great location in Mendocino, beautiful view, charming gardens with amazing hydrangea plants, nice staff. The minuses: sometimes there was too much 'shabby' and too little 'chic'- the towels and shower curtain were shredded, there was a dangerously broken leg on the desk chair, & there were cob webs on all... More

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We had an enjoyable stay in J.D. House. The breakfastsoo were delicious and plentiful, the room was spotless and the bed was very comf delicious breakfasts, luxurious bath products, spotlessly clean room, fast and reliable wifi, helpful and pleasant staff. A great Northern California experience!

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louisville, ky
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The check in was very easy, friendly, organized. They had tea and brownies (buffet style) waiting for us when we checked in. The room was really clean and fresh. We stayed in the Water Tower on the side of the B & B. Just beautiful and romantic. I just loved the old Water Tower built in 1867. It was the... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Beautiful house with great furniture and design. The rooms we had were Port and Starboard and they were good but with no view. The service was very poor, when asked out a breakfast box as we were leaving very early the last morning they refused and said that it wasn't available. Disappointed with the service but the house is nice

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Shell Beach, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Hard to believe they haven't met a vegan in their time of hosting travelers from all over the world. But that's the way Mary reacted when we said we didn't eat quiche. Could have nibbled on cold cereal and fruit I guess, but we preferred having full breakfast at Ravens, about a mile outside town. Aside from that unwelcoming welcome... More

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Kenwood, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We enjoy long weekends in Mendocino 3 or 4 times every year, finding our way to this inn as our favorite spots were occupied by a visiting movie film crew. If B&B's were judged by their breakfasts alone, this would be among the Top 10. Especially the fresh fruit and fresh-baked scones, warm from the kitchen and regularly refreshed by... More

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Also Known As:
John Dougherty House Hotel
John Dougherty House Hotel Mendocino
Address: 571 Ukiah St, Mendocino, CA 95460
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
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Ranked #19 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Mendocino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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