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Hill House Inn

10701 Palette Dr, Mendocino, CA 95460
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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El Sobrante
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we've stayed here, and this time we were lucky enough to be there when a band was playing. We danced and had a ball! The rooms are quite large and the beds are pretty good (and we are picky). Breakfast is OK.

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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a two night respite to Mendocino and chose the Hill House Inn because the place we really wanted to stay couldn't accommodate us for two nights. The location was convenient for walking about Mendocino Headlands State Park overlooking the ocean and to the restaurants in town. The room was spacious with a pleasant deck and view of the... More 

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at Hill House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a few minutes out of your busy schedule to provide us and future guests with your feedback. As you were able to see, we are located only a few feet from the ocean and walking distance to the Mondecino Headlands State Park. We hope you will be able to stay with us on your next trip... More 

West Virginia
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mendocino is absolutely beautiful and the location of the Hill House was perfect. It is not in the touristy area that some of the other hotels are located...more isolated and rustic! They do have a nice balcony and robes that guests can wear when sitting outside. However, the rooms aren't not up to par. They need updated. The wifi was... More 

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at Hill House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at our Mendocino property. And thank you for the 3-star review you have on our property. Yes, you are correct when you state that we are conveniently located in the city of Mendocino. Our property is currently transitioning into new ownership, and at this moment we ask for your patience while we make every... More 

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the reviews about Hill House Inn on TripAdvisor are accurate which made my stay there very enjoyable! Yes it's dated, yes my room was stuffy, yes the wifi was spotty, and yes the breakfast was lacking.... However, the place has history and charm. It was clean and the staff very pleasant and helpful! I loved the gardens and... More 

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at Hill House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a minute out of your busy schedule to provide us and future guests with your feedback. And thank you for the great review you have on our Mendocino property. All those small issues that you encountered will be taken care once we transition into new ownership. Again, thank you for the review and we look forward... More 

Mariposa, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Hill House for over fifteen years due to its convenient location. In all of that time the decor and beds have not changed. The beds are very uncomfortable! Upon returning home I had to wash and air out all of my clothing twice due to the bad smell they acquired from the dresser drawers and... More 

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at Hill House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with your feedback on our Mendocino property. And thank you for been a continued guest to Hill House Inn. Please know that as of this moment we are transitioning into new ownership and all the issues you encountered will be a thing of the past once we start the renovation process. We request of you... More 

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Mendocino, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently went to the Hill House bar for a little snack - and it was better than we expected! Rick, our bartender is a local legend and had great recommendations for activities and was an amazing bartender. Will definitely come back for the reasonable food and local color!

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at Hill House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a few minutes out of your busy schedule to provide us with your recent experience at Hill House Inn. We are happy to hear that our team members shined for you during your stay and that you found the service at the Bar to your liking. We hope that our rooms and rooms rates were to... More 

Modesto, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a couple of week nights at the Hill House Inn. The grounds are nice and I thought the location was great. It was an easy walk to town, next to an old cemetery for additional ambiance. Our view of the ocean was pretty distant, and our room was spacious. The Victorian decor is tired, dark wallpaper and harsh... More 

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at Hill House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on our Mendocino property. We are happy to hear that you our property to your liking as the location is great and the grounds of the places are properly kept. The comment you made about window not having a window screen will be taken to higher management. Thank you again for the wonderful review and... More 

San Rafael, California, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My wife and I booked two days at the Hill House Inn through Secret Escapes, a service which we have always had given 5 star ratings to the locations that we stayed. This was the exception. First to set the stage, the Inn is going through a change of ownership. this is the location of the TV show, "Murder, She... More 

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at Hill House Inn, responded to this review

Let me start by thanking you for taking a few minute out of your busy schedule to provide us and future guests with your feedback. As you might already be aware, all feedback is taken into great consideration, as it is with our guests' feedback that help us improve in the quality and services we offer. Also, as you have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice room and reasonable prices. We got one of the less expensive rooms so our expectations were not very high. But the room was spacious and quiet. Bring your own shower gel since what they give you is barely enough for a good hand wash. We were pretty shocked by the breakfast. It was the level of a Motel 6.... More 

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at Hill House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing the issues you encountered during your stay forward. We will make sure to speak with our housekeeping team so that they make sure to leave an adequate number of toiletries when they work on a room. Also, at this moment, we ask that you be patient and give us a few months so you can see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Great place, fair prices. We have stayed here many times. It was just purchased after the bank owned her for a few years. We hear the prices will be going up so this year may be our last. Beautiful grounds, nice rooms very spacious. Some with views of the ocean. Bring back the waffle iron. I was do disappointed at... More 

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Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at Hill House Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with your feedback. We are happy to hear that you have been a loyal Hill House Inn and that you find out grounds to be beautiful, and you consider the property a great place. Please know that it is our intent to make The Hill House Inn and tourist destination from people from all around... More 

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