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The Inn on Knowles Hill

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253 Knowles Hill Drive, Sonora, CA 95370
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The Inn on Knowles Hill
Ranked #1 of 11 Sonora B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent several days at the Inn with my family in July 2014. I travel frequently, and this is far and away the nicest bed and breakfast I have ever stayed in! Rhonda was a wonderful hostess. The grounds of the inn are interesting, and the decor of each of the rooms is charming and was clearly selected with thought and... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn on Knowles Hill was recommended to us by a bride whose wedding we attended in Sonora. She said it was the best place around, and she was correct. We enjoy charming B&Bs and this was one of the nicest we have found. The home is wonderful, both in location and design. The decor is wonderful and reflects the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the Inn on Knowles Hill while attending a wedding/reception in Sonora. What a great place! Rhonda's hospitality and breakfasts are top notch. Room very comfortable. Central air conditioning is a real plus. Great value! Will definitely return.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

We found this B&B on the internet and nothing shown there was exaggerated. Our "Melvin Belli" room was, as my lovely partner says, "Quaint and Lovely". Very clean without the usual dust found in many other places with excess clutter that the help can not find time to clean. The very personable and unique owner Rhonda with abundance energy does... More

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Sonora, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We recently returned to Sonora, the town that was our home for over 5 years. There's always a little angst for me when going 'home' after we move. Well, not to worry! Rhonda greeted us with such warmth, I felt immediately at home. Our room was so comfortable with all the amenities needed. The food, oh the food! The best... More

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed with Rhonda and Fred in May, everything has already been said about the wonderful breakfasts and their delightful home and it's all true! We especially enjoyed the pets 2 sweet tempered dogs Harry and Jennine and an array of pussy cats our favourite being Oscar grey tabby you need not worry if you don't like or are allergic... More

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Northern California
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200 reviews 200 reviews
48 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband and I have stayed in many B&Bs through the years and this one is right up there at the very top. This 1927 ten thousand square foot masterpiece home crowns the hill over looking Sonora. Rhonda, the owner, is just a non-stop energizer bunny who will do anything to make your stay a memorable one. Need a softer... More

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Rocklin, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Absolutely wonderful is not enough to say about the Inn on Knowles Hill. My husband and I stayed two nights for our Anniversary in May. I had never been to Sonora, so the drive there and the drive through downtown were very nice. As we arrived at the Inn, the trip just kept getting better. We were greeted by two... More

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Auburn, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I recently enjoyed another visit to this classy establishment. Rhonda keeps figuring out a way to make each visit perfect! If you REALLY want to experience a wonderful place to stay, this B&B should be a the top of your bucket list. Anyone who wants to open their own establishment should consider a visit here to see... More

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Sonora, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

My husband surprised me for our anniversary by reserving us a room here. We live about a mile away, but getting away has always been difficult for us-so he made a great choice in staying local! Everything about the Inn was perfect! The room was large and extremely clean, the bed was so comfortable (and the special detergent smelled so... More

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Address: 253 Knowles Hill Drive, Sonora, CA 95370
Location: United States > California > Sonora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Knowles Hill Hotel Sonora

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