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Ambrose Bierce House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   1515 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
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Ranked #7 of 13 St. Helena B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on Sunday afternoon August 17 and met Chris who was very friendly and helpful. He said we were going to meet a colleague of his the next morning to help us with the wine country. The next morning, we had fried potatoes and a sweet fruit breakfast. When I asked for more coffee, it was made but I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband and I recently had a getaway weekend and decided to stay here. Our room was very nice and clean. The breakfast was great and they easily accommodated our vegetarian diet. We enjoyed the "happy hour" at 5:00 each day. It was a great way to get info from the innkeepers and other guests. The location was perfect too... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We stopped here for one night while traveling the valley. Christopher was very helpful. He gave good recommendation on wineries to visit( and we did and liked it!), helped with some appointments to visit them, suggested some beautiful sights in the area. Breakfast was nice, just about the right size and not too heavy to start a day. At the... More

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Louisville, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the inn for 2 nights. We enjoyed being able to walk to many great restaurants--especially loved Market! Also, VERY close to Spring Mountain for awesome wineries. Great linens and very informative innkeeper, Erin!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is the best B&B. My husband and I enjoyed our anniversary stay at the Ambrose Bierce Suite. It's a very nice and comfortable place. It’s a walking distant to shops and restaurants. I highly recommend this B&B. I would love to stay there again. It’s an extra plus to have a wonderful innkeeper and he makes delicious champagne breakfast.

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Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I highly recommend this B&B. My boyfriend and I had an amazing time here. It exceeded all my expectations for a B&B and we could have not asked for better. Immaculate to every detail, private, neat & clean, very comfortable, spacious and beautifully decorated with thoughtful finishing touches throughout. Perfectly located in St Helena, walking distance from shops and restaurants... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Ambrose Bierce House. The home was beautiful and the hospitality was outstanding. We would like to especially thank Erin for her knowledge and expertise of all things Napa! Her friendliness and genuine concern for guests was amazing. Our room was impeccably clean- even crisply ironed and very comfortable bedding. Delicious breakfast was served... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014 via mobile

The staff at Ambrose Bierce are exceptional and go out of their way to ensure you are satisfied. I'd like to thank Chris for his many efforts to accommodate my situation. My experience was excellent! A++

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

I come to the USA every year for visiting my sister! She lives in SF, and we enjoy to go travel together near the Bay Area! We highly recommend the Ambrose Bierce House! we have stayed here a couple times! Great Location, romantic Victorian style, Gourmet Breakfast, and lovely cheese & wine service! We arrived late at night! Saw that... More

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San Jose, California, USA
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We love the ambiance, quaint, historic (some original items from the Bierce family still remain) and quiet. The breakfasts are always delicious and, though I have food allergies, the chef has always been completely accomodating. Evening wine and cheese is our favourite, with a beautiful spread of local wines, tempting sweets and a nice variety of cheeses. We have stayed... More

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AmbroseBierceHouse, Owner at Ambrose Bierce House, responded to this review

Dear Sheri, Thanks for your kind words about our Ambrose Bierce House B&B. We are the new management at the B&B. We are undergoing a 3 month renovation scheduled to complete by the end of 2013. Still keeping the same spirit of this B&B, simple elegance, warm hospitality and historic interests, yet we are improving the infrastructure of house, such... More

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Address: 1515 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574
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Location: United States > California > Napa Valley > St. Helena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ambrose Bierce House 3*
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Ambrose Bierce House St. Helena, CA - Napa Valley

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