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Hill House 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 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Davis, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The property was just out of the main portion of town and was easily reached by a short 5 minute walk. The room was spacious, but very dated. The staff was nice and the rooms clean. The morning breakfast was continental - very basic continental. We only ate there one morning. There are some very nice cafes and bakeries in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd asked for a recommendation for somewhere that was within walking distance of the town and wasn't too intimate (sometimes with a B & B, you feel like you're intruding in someone's home), and this is what was suggested to us. The location was indeed good, the prospect looking toward the ocean was very nice, and it really wasn't like... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hill House Inn is more of a hotel with breakfast included. The lobby is charming in Victorian splendor, with a wall of signed headshots from the actors who stayed there when they shot Murder She Wrote in Mendocino. There was a slight mix-up when we checked in. Somehow Expedia didn’t notify the Hill House that we needed a dog-friendly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This hotel is in a beautiful setting, on the top of a hill, although there is not much of a sea view. The exterior is exquisitely done and maintained and quite charming. Behind the hotel is a large grassy field and it seems that it is often used for weddings (or at least wedding photos). However the rooms need some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Having read some of the reviews of this establishment I can't help but wonder what would please some people. The Hill House is in a wonderful location, just a few minutes walk from the quaint little town of Mendocino. Yes the place is a little tired and in need of some refurbishment, it's like stepping back in time really, but... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We booked a room that was supposed to be king bed garden view pet-friendly and arranged for a roll-away bed. We confirmed all these details with a front desk staff person two days before. When we got there, the clerk said our room had two double beds. When we objected, she put us in a room with no view next... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The ocean view room was large and very clean, bed was comfortable, balcony had a nice view of the ocean, fireplace was a big plus. Easy walk to the town of Mendocino, and a wonderful walk to the ocean and to visit the shops. Cassie was a wonderful receptionist at the Inn, she was very helpful during check-in at the... More 

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