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The Goose and Turrets

2.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   835 George St., POB 370937, Montara, CA 94037-0937
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Volcano, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently stayed here. The coast was foggy but being here was a treat. Enjoyed the owners and all the history that surrounds this inn. So many comforts and lots of antiques. Breakfast was outstanding and enjoyable.

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Placerville
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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We had a very fine experience at the Goose and Turrets. The food was excellent. Our bedroom-bathroom was just what we needed. The owners generously allowed our daughter and son in law to partake of afternoon tea with us. The owners are very experienced with the world, and we got to hear about their first hand experiences in Finland and... More

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I stayed here to be close to the starting line of a local marathon. I was by myself & it was so quite but I could hear the couple talking in the room next to mine, I was glad I had my ipad with me for some type of activity & noise. I was in the goose room, no alarm... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

If you enjoy traditional B&Bs, you may really enjoy it here. It is clear that Raymond and Emily take great pride in their home. There are many lovely antiques. Every surface and inch of wall space is covered with nick knacks and/or memorabilia of their travels. They are kind people. That said... This just wasn't the place for us. I... More

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Maggiejake, Owner at The Goose and Turrets, responded to this review

Dear PismoLulu: Thank you for taking the time to review the Goose & Turrets B&B. I regret that you had unfulfilled expectations of what our inn offers, but we enjoyed your staying here. Yes, we are a traditional bed and breakfast and the furniture and art do reflect our interests and history. I didn't feel like your great aunt -... More

San Francisco, California
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

1. Interesting and historic building, at a beautiful setting in an ecclectic No. California town. 2. Breakfast! Full, complete, delicious, wholsome. Forget lunch. 3. Inside is like a museum with treasures from around the world. 4. Teatime conversation and treats. 5. Towel warmer, featherbed and gas fireplace, no tv. 6. Relaxing, quite.

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Maggiejake, Owner at The Goose and Turrets, responded to this review

Thank you for the good words about Goose & Turrets. You voiced appreciation about the things we try hardest to give. A review like this makes my day! Emily More

San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

My mother, daughter, and I have been staying in the Hummingbird Room twice a year since my daughter was an infant. We live only a half hour away but feel we've come to another world--serene and engaging. Emily and Raymond--with their great stories, helpful sightseeing advice, and wry humor--give the G and T its personality. They grow and cook much... More

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We loved our visit to Goose and Turrets! We stayed in the Goose room, cozy and comfortable with a king sized bed, a gas fireplace, and a view of the back garden. We are repeat customers, and have always had wonderful service and a warm welcome. Emily and Raymond are charming, bookish and great travelers themselves, and full of interesting... More

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nipomo, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

A lovely stay with Emily and Raymond to celebrate 10th anniversary and birthday! Raymond's love of cooking is apparent with gourmet afternoon tea and marvelous breakfasts (truly 4 course). Conversation was stimulating and interesting with afternoon tea and breakfast. Our room was comfortable and cozy, and the owners have so many interesting items on display that you can spend quite... More

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Thank you for the kind words; we enjoyed having you here and sharing a birthday. Next time, I'll find some Bruckner CDs. Emily More

Calgary, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

Afternoon tea was great with wonderful conversations with Raymond, The breakfasts were out of this world - most excellent. During our 4 day stay Raymond & Emily helped us plan our day with great advice, books and road maps. The only concern was that the bedrooms are not very soundproof. It would be a great add on if there was... More

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San Francisco, CA
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20 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

Our group of friends (five couples) took the whole Goose & Turrets for a Saturday night. It's 3/4 of a mile inland from the Montara Beach, a few miles north of Half Moon Bay and Moss Beach, in a nice neighborhood. The B&B has five highly stylized rooms, all comfortable and interesting, at prices that are generally below the competition,... More

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Address: 835 George St., POB 370937, Montara, CA 94037-0937
Location: United States > California > Montara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Goose and Turrets 2.5*
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The Goose & Turrets is an old-fashioned B&B where you are pampered with comfortable beds and generous four-course breakfasts. There is also an afternoon tea of freshly brewed teas from around the world accompanied by savouries and sweets - in a setting of lively conversation. The house was built in 1907 as a grocery, post office, and town hall. After its long and checkered history, the Hoche-Mongs converted it into a bed and breakfast in 1983 and have been welcoming happy guests ever since. It sits in an acre of gardens which contains an Appalachian courting swing, two hammocks, and a bocce ball pitch. Montara Beach is a half-mile walk away as is a terrific Peruvian restaurant with a huge view. Nearby one may fish, kayak, go whale watching, aero-sightseeing, beach combing, hiking, biking, antiquing, shopping in quaint stores at Princeton Harbor and in Half Moon Bay, explore Montara Mountain or go down the coast to Pescadero's famous restaurant and market or continue to Año Nuevo to encounter mammoth elephant seals. On a foggy day, you may choose to just sit by the fire and read and listen to classical music. It's a good place for adventure and for complete lethargy. ... more   less 
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