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Hill House Inn

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   10701 Palette Dr, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Ranked #19 of 23 Mendocino B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We approached the lovely gardens and Victorian architecture with hopeful eyes. As we entered the lobby these hopes were shattered. The room smelled of age and there was sand in our bed sheets ( we did not put it there). This place has seen better days and I would highly recommend NOT bunking here for the night despite the low... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located off Highway 1 in Mendocino. Very quiet location. There is a small cemetery nearby so if that kind of thing bothers you, then look further into town. The hotel staff is very friendly and helpful. Never had a problem and any concerns that I did have were immediately handled. The room was clean and very large.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hill House has seen better days; in fact, it is up for auction due to bank foreclosure (signs were posted on the front door). It is up on a hill remotely east from the water with few views. The best thing to do is stay somewhere else and go on Saturday nights for the live music and dancing (the... More

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Point Richmond, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

No sea view, no garden view, no garden. No restaurant. Room was not a bad size but the bed was like sleeping on the floor. Sheets didn't fit the bed. The tub mat was moldy. Wallpaper in bathroom peeling. Receptionist grumpy. Oh, and don't lose a door key because replacement cost is $50 per key.

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Ansonia, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We checked in here yesterday afternoon on our trip up the coast. It was $120 per night with a slight ocean view and a gas fireplace. The room looks like your grandmothers house and was almost clean. A used Kleenex was left on the floor and a few hairs on the bathroom floor and a cotton ball behind the coffee... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This inn is well located over a hill next to town, yet away from its heavy pedestrian traffic. The Victorian cachet of the lobby and of the comfortable large room (#202) is worth a booking. Not the advertised sea view, limited to a small angle looking to the sea a mile away, the rest being an unimpeded view of a... More

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west marin, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We loved it all, the elegance, the view, the history, the location, the room (#204), the breakfast room and chapel, the service, the setting...Highly recommended! Easy to walk into town to stroll the shops and eateries.

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Sacramento, California
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Based on reading other reviews, people were complaining about some of the rooms. However, ours had been renovated and was beautiful! The view and setting was quiet, pretty, and peaceful. It is off the main road on a hill so there is no street noise. Their continental breakfast is pathetic, although the dining room and view was beautiful. Choices for... More

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Brookings, Oregon
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place has good and bad things. The room was huge but the bed was really uncomfortable. The grounds were beautiful and decor lovely but the continental breakfast was lousy. When I'm paying $160 plus fees I expect a little classier breakfast. Love that it was pet friendly but our room smelled like pee when we first opened it. The... More

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15 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We spent two nights at Hill House and would have been happy to extend had time allowed. We were given an up-graded room with a view of the somewhat distant ocean. Especially beautiful with the fog and overcast. The room was a bit shop-worn around the edges, but extremely clean and comfortable. The desk folks - Menthie and Seyrai -... More

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Address: 10701 Palette Dr, Mendocino, CA 95460
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hill House Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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Hill House Hotel Mendocino
Hill Hotel Mendocino

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