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Querencia

4183 Sheep Ranch Road, P. O. Box 945, Murphys, CA
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

If you are having a hard time finding a little peace in your hectic life, leave it all behind and visit Mary Jo and Mike Macfarlane at their hilltop Shangri-La called Querencia. Located 5 miles outside of the quaint Calaveras County town of Murhpys, Querencia is worlds away from anything deemed ordinary. The property itself is beautiful with hidden nooks... More 

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Dayton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Holy Wah! While the setting and the property are uniquely fabulous, our hosts, Mary Jo and Mike, make a one of a kind special place even more special. The rooms, the views, the grounds and the three course breakfast are never to be forgotten.

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Angels Camp, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We chose Querencia after reading reviews and studying thieir website, After deciding the retreat sounded great we spent an evening there. we thought we understood the beautiful photos and the description of the place but we were unprepared for the levels of excellence from multiple angles. This is a bed and breakfast the likes of which few have had the... More 

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Modesto, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Querencia is truly a slice of heaven. This past weekend was our 7th time to visit Mike and Mary Jo. We have come by ourselves, have brought our three adult children and their spouses, and this past weekend brought friends from Vacaville. They have said as we were leaving, please bring us back again!! This is the most awesome B&B.... More 

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california
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

What can we add that previous guests haven't already commented on...Querencia is such an extraordinarily special place that it's hard to describe the experience. Once we arrived, we knew that we had found a piece of heaven that Mike and Mary Jo have created above the delightful town of Murphys. It's somewhat off the beaten path, but that's part of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

How does one describe perfection that is well planned out by the host but experienced freshly and spontaneously by the guests with enough of little surprises thrown in to make one feel like royalty? Mike and Mary Jo have left no detail unturned! From the moment of our arrival, their thoughtfulness and superlative hosting touched our sensibilities and we remained... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Querencia is unbelievable! The decor, the food, the setting, the tranquility and especially the owners, Mike and Mary Jo made this an experience we will always remember. We were the only ones at the B&B the first night and felt spoiled and pampered by this amazing couple. Mike is a fabulous cook and by they end of our 2 night... More 

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San Francisco
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We just spent our anniversary weekend at Querencia. What a great experience! We stayed in the Tuscan room. The room was beautiful with high quality finishes, a heavenly bed and luxurious linens. The views from the room, the great room and the gardens are gorgeous. Evening appetizer and wine were delicious, but the best treat of all was breakfast. Freshly... More 

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El Dorado Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I'm not a B&B game, but this place rocks! The setting is unbelievable--on a hill with amazing views, and the place is so relaxing. Mike and Mary Jo, the owners, are wonderful. Breakfast is delicious-Mike's fresh-baked scones and homemade English Muffins are excellent. I highly recommend this for anyone who wants a get-away night or weekend in the foothills.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We stayed for one night at the Querencia in April in the Chocolat room. This is an amazing place. Mary Jo and Mike have fashioned an exquisite experience for their guests. The property is beautiful, hiking paths, breathtaking scenery gorgeous rooms - immense great room, fully stocked library just a fantastic setting. The bonus is the gourmet food - from... More 

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Address: 4183 Sheep Ranch Road, P. O. Box 945, Murphys, CA
Location: United States > California > Murphys
Number of rooms: 4

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