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Stanford Inn by the Sea

Highway 1 & Comptche Ukiah Road, PO Box 487, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Ranked #6 of 23 Mendocino B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Joseph M Bradenton
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bradenton
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a wonderful experience! The vegan food is beyond anything I've ever eaten. The staff is marvelous, the rooms complete with a garden view, deck, and fireplace, the peaceful gathering room with a wonderful assortment of timely books, all located in a beautiful setting near the lovely quaint coastal town of Mendocino. The town is retro the 50s with its... More

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Bedford
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this place. The staff are all inviting and kind. We are here with another non veg couple and they would come back in a heart beat! The rooms are well appointed and cozy with fireplaces. We stayed in a suite that was perfect for our foursome to hang out in the evenings. Strolling through the organic gardens is... More

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mt. shasta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for four days with my sister as her guest so it was an especially pleasant vacation for me. The yoga instructors were at the top of my list of likes! The garden and grounds are delightfully private. We enjoyed deliciously prepared meals, though we ventured once into town for some fresh fish. Even now- days later I... More

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Kelseyville
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at this inn many times over the last few years and am pleased with the consistently outstanding service. They also accept dogs which is a plus for me and leave them treats in the room before you even check in. They are also welcome at a dining area just outside the main restaurant. Attractions in the area... More

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Joan S, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Wonderful, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you (and the dog/s) again in the future! Take care. More

London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So you are supposed to say what you liked and didn't like. Its gonna be hard to find what we didn't like. I suppose I could complain about the foggy weather in summer, or the somewhat preachy exhortations in the Inns newsletter/guide to the Inn, regarding its Vegan approach to food (which I found educational and actually, not unfairly preachy).... More

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Joan S, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We will pass the kind words on to our staff, and hope to welcome you again in the future. Take care. More

Sebastopol, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful sweeping views of the ocean, outdoor adventure right on the river, a cozy rustic resort! If you are looking for a retreat in a place that has everything you want in an eco-resort come relax here! Delicious vegan food that is done well, with a free daily breakfast! Boat rental, river access and free bikes available. Beautiful horses, other... More

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Joan S, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you!! Great tip on the bluff access across the road from us - this is a MUST do for anyone visiting the area, such gorgeous views. We appreciate your kind words about your stay and look forward to welcoming you back someday. Take care. More

San Francisco, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a ground floor room, which had very convent access to the parking lot. The view was quite beautiful from our room, but if you plan on sitting on the patio (as opposed to standing to look over the railing) to enjoy the view, I would recommend the top floor. I was pleasantly surprised at the privacy of... More

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Joan S, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write. We are glad to hear you had a lovely stay, and hope to welcome you again. Unfortunately, there is indeed no ATT service on the property, however Verizon, US Cellular and other carriers come in quite well. Thanks again for reviewing. More

Willamette Valley, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for three nights on an eight night road trip. We loved everything about our experience. We stayed in one of the cottages, a short stroll through beautiful gardens from the main buildings. The cottage was very cute and romantic. Between the two of us, over three days, we tried six different vegan entrees for... More

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Joan S, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Glad to read this! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back someday. Take care. More

Ojai, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

To quote Stefan (Bill Haidar's character) from SNL: "This place has it all!" The setting is excellent with plenty of room to walk around and beautifully kept grounds and gardens to walk around in. Parking is convenient and secure. There are a couple of different buildings spread out from one another so you never get the sense of being crowded.... More

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Joan S, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you so much, this was wonderful to read! We are glad that you had a great stay, and hope to welcome you back again. Take care. More

Nipomo
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I and our two girls were heading back to California from Oregon. We wanted to check out the Mendocino area on our way back toward the Central Coast where we live. I called many places and was unable to find any availability, which is not surprising since it is the height of the summer tourism season. The... More

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Joan S, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, and so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed mostly everything. We are however, disappointed to hear that your breakfast was not quite up to par. We, and our staff, try very hard to offer a creative variety of options and give an exceptional dining experience... More

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Address: Highway 1 & Comptche Ukiah Road, PO Box 487, Mendocino, CA 95460
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Stanford Inn By The Sea Hotel Mendocino

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