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Ambrose Bierce House

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1515 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ambrose Bierce House is a definite must stay B&B! The property is extremely clean and maintained. You feel at home but at the same time, there is plenty of privacy. We had so much fun walking a few blocking to different restaurants without worrying about driving and parking. Breakfast in the morning was unbelievable! During breakfast, it was a... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Ambrose Bierce House has a quaint charm that is made even more special by the Innkeeper, Cristhian. Cristhian makes a delicious, hot breakfast to get us going for the day; then he's got wine and snacks available at 5pm! He knows the local area very well and provided some outstanding recommendations. After 6pm the only thing open in St... More 

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Newport Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything about Ambrose Bierce House was great. Firstly Cristhian went above and beyond to make sure our stay was excellent. He welcomed us with great enthusiasm and gave us a tour of the house. We arrived before any other guests so we got to see all 4 rooms. They were all good, we had booked the suite because the living... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed nights of 8/14 & 8/15 for a getaway weekend (and proposal) for my girlfriend. Location is right on Main St. close to lots of shops and food. Cristhian was a great host and cook. First B&B experience was a good one. I'll be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Ambrose Bierce House for my husband's birthday. The Inn Keeper, Cristhian, was extremely attentive and a wonderful host. The breakfast was amazing. Because of the community sitting room, we were able to meet and get to know the other guests in a very relaxed atmosphere. Cristhian was very helpful with suggestions about where to eat and events... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed one night at this beautiful B&B. The location is great - brief waking distance to the shops and restaurants of downtown St. Helena. The house is cozy and nicely decorated. The innkeeper Cristhian gave us a warm and enthusiastic welcome and took very good care of us! We were the only ones booked at the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic inn made all the better by the friendly and attentive innkeeper Christian. He couldn't do enough for us and his breakfasts were superb! At the risk of making him sound like an alcoholic, he is a mine of knowledge when it comes to local wineries! The Inn is located just a short walk from the centre of St... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently stayed at the Ambrose Bierce House. We really enjoyed our time with the Inn Keeper Cristhian. The morning breakfast, evening wine and cheese plus his wonderful personality made our stay even better. Highly recommend!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two nights over a weekend in August, with my husband. The place was absolutely perfect and far exceeded any expectations for a wine country B&B. Location was prime - walking distance to shops and restaurants. Home was beautifully appointed - clean, comfortable and lots of space; especially enjoyed the swinging bench on the front porch and other guests loved... More 

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Clovis, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cristhian was an exceptional host. Make note, though, he does meditate. So if you're trying to check in and you don't get a response to your 'hello?', give him a few minutes! He was intent on remembering our names and made a magnificent breakfast! Couldn't have asked for a more attentive inn-keeper.

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