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Abalone Inn

12355 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
Abalone Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Abalone Inn, $170 per night. Before making the reservation, I read reviews on several sites and thought well, so the hostess is a bit eccentric and sometimes reviewers can be cranky, probably this place is fine. It was not fine. The Inn is more of a spare bedroom type of place with house mates... More 

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My boyfriend and I just came back from our trip to Point Reyes where we spent a wonderful 2 nights in the Abalone Inn. When we called to book our trip a month or so back, Donna, the owner, gave us a heads-up about the quirks of this 100+ year old house including removing shoes upon entry, the old septic... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

When we checked in, the proprietor gave us a very lengthy "tour" of the place in which she proceeded to explain all of the rules Including: no shoes (hardwood floors), which outdoor space was ours, how to lock the door every time we step out, how to park, and instructions not to flush ANYTHING down the toilet, including used toilet... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Okay so we were running a little late and the lady got mad at us because we weren't there at exactly 5:30. Your not aloud to walk normally because Donna claims it's "too loud" so you have to tiptoe and whisper. The toilet doesn't flush the rooms are not earthquake safe. The point is don't stay here

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Sacramento
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Very much enjoyed my 2-day stay at this B&B. Proprietor was very helpful in helping me plan excursions and dining options. Highly recommend if you are seeking a quaint and quite B&B. The location is conveniently near sight seeing and dining options.

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Tallahassee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I stayed at the Inn for two weeks in May 2014 and will definitely be back! Donna is a wonderful person and hostess. She made me feel welcomed and like I was at home- clean, comfy, and quiet. Good beds, lovely living room area with outstanding view, and one of the most gorgeous gardens I have seen. Eco-friendly without being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We came across this magical Victorian by accident after an extended exploration of the astounding Point Reyes National Seashore. What serendipity! The Abalone Inn was everything we could have wanted. We walked in on the cool evening to a fire at the hearth, and a gracious, warm host, offering dinner suggestions, a dip in the hot tub, and a charming... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

This very charming place that has its shortcoming for sure. Among others it was dusty and not very well isolated. The good stuff:The owner is very friendly. She asked us to take our shoes off before entering. In the apartment is a small radio that was playing some very relaxing but alternative type of music. It did fit the picture... More 

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My sister and I found this an ideal location for forays into varied habitats: the marsh at the base of Tomales Bay, Bear Valley, Limantour and drives out to the Pt. Reyes peninsula. Donna, the proprietor, was friendly, available, and helpful, and was able to suggest local spots in addition to the more well-publicized ones in the park. We were... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Abalone Inn was the perfect place to stay for a quick “girls getaway” trip to Pt. Reyes last weekend. We drove up from the South Bay without hotel reservations but luckily the Pt. Reyes Station Chamber of Commerce directed us to the Inn, which was in a central location with convenient access to both Inverness and Pt. Reyes. There... More 

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