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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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Gonzales, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Stanford Inn by the Sea in early April to marry in their garden (ceremony performed by Jeff.) It was a dream come true-everything from massages and facials (the esthetician also recommended someone to do my hair, only hours before the wedding!) to the food, grounds, accommodations, and overall vibe. Yoga class was fantastic, as were... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just happened upon Stanford Inn after booking another property that didn't work out for us and we were lucky to score the last room for a Friday and Saturday night. When hotels say they are dog friendly many just give lip service, but SI walks the talk and is as pleased to see your doggies as they are to... More 

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Fremont, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Loved the fact that it had all vegan cuisine...me and my daughter are vegetarians and we loved this fact as we could order whatever we wanted without worrying about what we were eating! And the food was just exceptional. Even my husband loved it. Apart from the food, the ambiance of the place, the beautiful gardens, the boat dock, river,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Gorgeous grounds with their own certified organic gardens, animals to visit (llamas, horses and donkey)s, gorgeous heated pool area, lots of hiking, great views of the Pacific Ocean, wonderful selection of books and gifts for purchase, free breakfast and dessert/tea hour every afternoon. Accommodations are cozy, with fireplaces, wood paneling, balconies. Vegan food is amazing. Fun just to walk around... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband, 11-year-old and I stayed here for just one night during a spring break road trips. We all wished we could have stayed longer. The property is wholesome and lovely. The rooms are spacious and offer nice amenities like fireplaces and decks. The pool house was a welcome respite. The lodge, hotel staff and restaurant are inviting. We don't... More 

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El Cerrito, CA.
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I came for two reasons, to finish the first draft of a book and because they operate a four star vegan restaurant. I wanted quiet, and I didn't want to have to think about food. It's been delightful. The rooms are paneled, with fireplaces, and have comfortable beds--a cabin sort of a feel. Every room has a deck and some... More 

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Yorktown Heights
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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Lots of rooms overlook the gardens and many also have a view of the water in the distance. Loved having a working fireplace for the cool evenings and a terrace for morning coffee. Everyone working at the Inn was very friendly and hospitable and you feel that your comfort is a high priority for them. The grounds are beautiful and... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a beautiful property with fantastic rooms set in a welcoming environment. The restaurant is great - even if you are not vegan - and the whole hotel caters to travelers with dogs as there is even a separate dining room for people with dogs. Cuddle up to one of the many fireplaces, enjoy the rustic landscape of the... More 

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No. San Diego County
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126 reviews 126 reviews
19 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My college age daughter and I did a little girls getaway to Mendocino in late August, a bit on a whim. We didn't have reservations anywhere. I had never been to Mendocino, and when I saw how small it was, I was a bit worried. We saw the sign for the Stanford Inn and turned in. I was blown away... More 

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