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Monte Rio Vacation Cottages

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20790 Kingston Avenue, Monte Rio, CA 95462
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove up to hear we received a free upgrade. Awesome! Bigger cottage, big secure fenced yard for dogs, private hot tub and deck for outside lounging. Free Wifi, apple tv and good coffee!!! We will be back!!

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Janis H, Manager at Monte Rio Vacation Cottages, responded to this review

I am so glad that you, your mom, and the two dogs had a great time! It was nice to see you enjoying the place so much. It's guest like you that make the job fun! Please do come back again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Should win a design award for fitting the WC, closet and "kitchenette" all behind the bed headboard. We used the little chimney pot outdoor woodstove whatever you call it, cooked on the gas grill and ate at our private patio table. Very nice and very very quiet on weeknights at the end of March.

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Janis H, Manager at Monte Rio Vacation Cottages, responded to this review

You guys are the best! We are also going to be adding that outdoor sink (as you suggested). It seems like a very good fit for the cabins! Thanks for staying, and thanks for "getting" the cabins! Hope to see you soon! More 

San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two magical night in Heron Cottage. The cottage was charming and fully equipped with everything we could need. The large deck was great to relax in the afternoon. And the amount of tech loaded into such a secluded location was astounding. Would definitely come and stay again.

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Janis H, Manager at Monte Rio Vacation Cottages, responded to this review

Thanks so much! I am glad that you enjoyed the new tech improvements! It's always appreciated when someone loves our places....thank you! More 

Mokelumne Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have been searching for the perfect little "Home Away from Home" for a few years, and we have found it. We stayed here last year, and returned this year. The Heron Cottage is cozy, comfortable, and spacious. The Bedroom is seperate from the LIving Room and Kitchen (which is fully stocked). TV has Netflix and HBO-Go.... More 

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Janis H, Manager at Monte Rio Vacation Cottages, responded to this review

Once again, thank you for the sweet and appreciative review! We couldn't be happier that you love this place like we do. Monte Rio is a very special place, and we feel very blessed to call it home. I am glad it's turned into your "other home"! More 

Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

A cute little town tucked away between the ocean and the redwoods. Monte Rio Cottages are charming: very clean, lots of privacy, and attention to detail. This isn't a fancy bed and breakfast, but rather a comfortable, home-like bungalow that I found perfect for my needs. The entire property has several cottages in close proximity that would be ideal to... More 

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Janis H, Manager at Monte Rio Vacation Cottages, responded to this review

We are glad that both you and your pup had a nice stay with us! Please come back again, maybe in the summer so you and your pup can enjoy the river! (We do provide free dog towels!) Thanks! More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I booked a one-night stay at the last minute. When I arrived a friendly person was there to show me to my cottage, which was very nice, with all of the necessary amenities. The location is beautiful and is conveniently located a short drive to restaurants in Guernsville. I also went to Armstrong Redwoods and Sonoma State Beach which were... More 

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Janis H, Manager at Monte Rio Vacation Cottages, responded to this review

I am glad that your stay with us at Monte Rio Cottages was pleasant. I hope that the rest of your adventure went well, and please DO come back and see us again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Booked the cottage for an overnight getaway for our anniversary and had an amazing stay. They upgraded our room, which was great. We stayed in the Hummingbird, the cottage was adorable and clean. It had basic ammenities. Surrounded by redwoods- It's a beautiful drive. Would definitely stay again!

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Janis H, Manager at Monte Rio Vacation Cottages, responded to this review

I am glad that your anniversary was nice at the Hummingbird! (It's the cottage with the most proposals, so it is naturally romantic!) Thanks for leaving the nice review, and for appreciating our little place! Hope to see you soon! More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend getaway to the hummingbird cottage. Quiet, private, clean, hot tub, cozy and visits from the resident cat made for a completely wonderful experience. Can't wait to go back. Thank you!

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Janis H, Manager at Monte Rio Vacation Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the nice review! Monte (the cat) is truly a special creature. He knows when he's welcome, and will stay as a guest. But, he also knows when to leave, as well. He is the one who really owns the place, and we all work for him....happily....he's a good boss! Hope to see you again soon! More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We staid in the Camp Tranquility. Cottage have beds with electric heaters inside mattresses that allow you to turn of noisy electric heater that blow hot dry air into the room give you option to sleep with open window during cold winter nights - perfect .

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Janis H, Manager at Monte Rio Vacation Cottages, responded to this review

You and I both love to sleep with the windows open in winter, and be snug as a bug in a rug with the electric blanket on! It's a real treat, and I am glad that you like it too. Please come back again, the next time you are traveling with your son! More 

Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is the perfect time of year to enjoy a short get away up on the river after the tourists have pretty much all gone home for the season. The Hummingbird was a nicely laid out studio with a small kitchen and bath and it had tons of deck space outside. Sitting in the hot tub in the early morning... More 

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Janis H, Manager at Monte Rio Vacation Cottages, responded to this review

So nice of you to say such sweet things! We love hosting guests, especially when they love the place as much as we do! See you next time! More 

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