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Hill House Inn

10701 Palette Dr, Mendocino, CA 95460
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Palo Alto, California
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214 reviews 214 reviews
58 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Redwood Valley, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was up on the hill over looking the ocean and village. When we arrived, the lobby was warm and inviting, decorated in Victorian splendor. My family enjoyed seeing all the pictures of movie stars who visited as guests. The room was a continuation of the old fashioned theme, from lace curtains to brass bed. The dining room was... More 

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Oakley, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Belmont, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is more like motel than a hotel. And it is not even close to Bed and Breakfast in Mendocino. Room is average, breakfast is below average. Bagels, yogurt, cold boiled eggs, coffee (hot if you are lucky). Location is good, but there is no bad locations in Mendocino. We arrived late and had to go to the Mendocino Hotel... More 

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Aptos, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We wanted quiet, and gentle. Long drive to get there for us. The ambiance was just what we wanted even in a light fog. Yes, no one at the desk after 6P, but no problem. Two queen beds, and adequate bathroom facilities. TV had more than enough weather information channels! Lots of towels and bedding. Just nice. Parking easy. Complimentary... More 

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My wife and I are frequent visitors to Mendocino but this is the first time we have stayed at the Hill House. We chose it in part because of its history, location and pet-friendly status. We found the facility to be dated but comfortable. Because of a recent storm, in-room Wi-Fi was unavailable although it was accessible in the lobby.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We got a Groupon for this. We weren't sure as we have been to Mendocino numerous times and even with the groupons the places have been over priced and so so. But here we were delighted. Cassie the desk clerk combine our second night from a sister property and was very helpful with all the inn's amenities. Rick the bartender... More 

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San Francisco, California
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Plenty of parking, quiet and 2-3 blocks away from the center of Mendocino town (which makes it quiet, yet only a 5-minute stroll to town center), ocean views from the upstairs dining room, nice staff, and a great value. While the FREE breakfast is very basic, it's still free but there are paid options in town. (I don't see why... More 

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