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Stanford Inn by the Sea

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Highway 1 & Comptche Ukiah Road, PO Box 487, Mendocino, CA 95460
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Paris, France
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The service was outstanding! Everyone was friendly and helpful. We stayed in the Secluded Barn Suite with our three dogs. The Barn Suite had a large bedroom with a small backyard and patio. The Barn Suite has a small kitchen should someone wish to cook. It was charming! The grounds are filled with beautiful gardens. We took our dogs hiking.... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved our stay at Stanford Inn by the Sea! We went for a weekend getaway for my birthday. It was my first time in the area and the concierge was so helpful at check-in suggesting places for us to visit. We followed her recommendations and had some amazing experiences! We saw sea lions jumping up and out of the... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful respite. Stanford Inn is in a wonderful setting of trees and flowers and vegetable gardens on a slight incline. The rooms are lovely with beautiful views of the gardens. The staff is extremely helpful, the food is quite good – – it's all that again – – the pool is large enough to get an a good... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent four nights here over Memorial Day weekend and loved every minute of the visit. Definitely one of the most fun things we've EVER done on a vacation was taking two private cooking classes with Sadhana who is one of the chefs in the hotel restaurant. It was over two hours of private, individualized, hands on instruction, and best... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The food served here is gourmet, mostly fresh from the garden and gourmet. Rooms with fireplaces overlooking garden and sea, animals, bikes and kayaks. Dogs are welcome. There are many great hikes from or near the resort. Downtown is a mile walk or a few minutes by car. Hike the Jughandle Park Ecological Staircase, or Chapman Point (at marker 48.94... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The location is superb; the grounds are amazing; the room was clean and comfortable with a nice deck and view; the facilities are more than what we expected for this size of an inn (indoor pool!); and the staff is fantastic. But the real gems (apart from eating amazing creative vegan cuisine for breakfast and dinner each night) were the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

An Eco- Vegan Resort with kayak/ outriggers to explore the river, plus bikes to take out on interesting paths There is a pool and sauna/whirlpool inside a large solarium The food was beyond delicious and beautifully presented. The gardens raise organic vegetables which the kitchen uses to prepare healthy amazing meals. It is a welcoming place to take your dog/a... More 

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Walnut Creek
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What a lovely Inn. Very nice accommodations, working fireplaces in each room and looking out t=in the distance is the Ocean. There are so many activities. This is a pet friendly Hotel that also has a vegetarian restaurant. I was so surprised that I would like the vegetarian breakfast that is included with the rental but it was awesome. I... More 

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A totally awesome place to stay whilst vising Mendocino one of my favourite parts of the world! The hotel and our room one of the big river executive king size room did not disappoint! The room was a lovely space with a open fire - although did do a bit of a panic dance when we set off the fire... More 

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Gonzales, Louisiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My wife and I stayed a night here and were very pleased with the service, room accommodations, staff, view and just about everything. I am by far the last person you would think to see in a Vegan restaurant but let me tell you, Ravens Restaurant had great breakfast. Who knew you could have a taste breakfast Vegan Style. For... More 

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