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Hill House Inn

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   10701 Palette Dr, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Ranked #18 of 23 Mendocino B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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Reno, Nevada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this property because it was dog friendly but would be pleased to stay with or without Kate. The grounds are extensive and make for nice evening strolls or it is a quick walk into town and incredible ocean views. The rooms are large and comfortable and eclectic. None of the blah average hotel stuff here, thank goodness. Breakfast... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
40 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hill House is well named, for it is located on a hillside within a couple hundreds yards--easy walking distance--to the heart of Mendocino. We travel with our dog, who was not only tolerated but openly welcomed. Our room and beds were very comfortable. We had a sliding glass door that we were able to keep open to the distant ocean... More

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Napa, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were delighted to find out this property existed - it is a closely guarded secret right behind the "Boot Hill" City Cemetery. A Wide Selection of Rooms - Reservations STRONGLY recommended. We made a second visit a year later, the same wonderful experience. Lots of facilities for Fun, Business, Kicking Back. Limited activities during the off season (Breakfast is... More

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We've stated here at least annually for the last few years. It generally meets or exceeds our expectations. It is uniquely situated - very close to the highway and the center of the (small, wonderful) town. But it seems remote from whatever traffic and bustle exists - isolated on a large, hilltop property. Five minutes from "downtown", and quick access... More

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Palo Alto, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We got a good deal $100/night thru hotels.com. I was nervous after reading some reviews and then once I got there, I thought it was charming, clean, antiques (really neat old rocking horse, camera, furniture).Very pretty property, decent view of ocean, dog friendly as I saw two people check in with dogs. The room: Our room did have ocean view,... More

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Corte Madera, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed room 224 with ocean view no balcony. Looking at pictures on the website we were expecting more style/ charms... room clean but very 1960 , tube TV with a very small screen. Ok for one night but . Can't say I would go back.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The inn is really nicely located..you can see the ocean from their huge backyard..rounds ate clean and big size..enjoyed the breakfast and the dining room offers great voters add well..it's a beautiful place..serene and kinda secluded..

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We stayed at the Hill House Inn on the last night of our driving trip up Highway 1 in late December. On previous nights we stayed in Pismo Beach (2 nights), Carmel (2 nights) and Bodega Bay (1 night). The best value we encountered was the Hill House Inn. Attentive staff, large room, good bed, quiet atmosphere, decent continental breakfast,... More

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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Spectacular ocean view! There was no view from our room. Noisey Heater. Breakfast upstairs broken elevator. Stairs beautiful but for a handicap person ! New Years dinner, told meal off the menu was not, other not told at another location.

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Velez-Malaga, Spain
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

Travelling from Europe we looked forward to visiting this Inn. Arrival increased our excitement, lovely reception and staff, great ambience in lounge with welcoming fire after arriving in the fog! Into a room with exactly as expected lovely old feel (grandma?) fabulous bed, warming fire place and a balcony with an Ocean view - perfect (well not quite TV old... More

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Also Known As:
Hill House Hotel
Hill House Hotel Mendocino
Hill Hotel Mendocino
Address: 10701 Palette Dr, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #18 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Mendocino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hill House Inn 3.5*
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