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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
javaandjazz Ansonia, CT
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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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Ansonia, CT
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110 reviews 110 reviews
17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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
13 reviews 13 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Several good things but several bad about this place. The good: nice location, we had a room with an excellent view for which we paid more. Friendly stall. Easy walk to town. Loved hearing the waves and the sea air always nice The bad. For the price not worth it. We booked via the Internet and paid fill price of... More

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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
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154 reviews 154 reviews
43 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

......By the old fashioned stripes and patterns combination. Staff didn't know their rooms..it took three attempts for us to find one with access to the garden, which was pleasant to sit in the adironacks and watch the fog drift overhead. Bed gloriously comfy, weird papered over light switches, good shower. Breakfast disappointing (although the make your own waffle is always... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed at Hill House Inn for two nights and absolutely loved it. Our room was spacious and clean, the bed was super comfortable, and there were beautiful views of the ocean from our balcony. Ashley at the front desk went out of her way to be extremely helpful, she was great.

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82 reviews 82 reviews
9 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Spent two nights on a Travelzoo special and added a third also at special rate (ca $110) and enjoyed an enjoyable time. Room was spacious and very clean. TV is tiny but except for World Cup soccer we weren't into it anyhow. Continental breakfast as advertised - real good coffee and juice but unless you life waffles you do better... 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*
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Also Known As:
Hill House Hotel Mendocino
Hill Hotel Mendocino

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