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The Inn on Knowles Hill

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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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48 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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
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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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25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
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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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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We booked this as a layover stop on our way from Yosemite to Napa. It turned out to be one of our best experiences on the trip. Rhonda and Fred are exceptional hosts! Rhonda gave us great recommendations for dinner that proved to be really good. The breakfast the next morning was TRULY a six star experience. We hate to... More

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

I am traveling quite frequently as part of my business and was looking forward to experiencing something different, outside of my chain hotel experience. I came across this establishment through Tripadvisor and booked one night, in anticipation, and high hopes, of a memorable stay. I was not disappointed! The entire stay, from the welcoming text informing me of the two... 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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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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After 5 years of intense restoration, Knowles Hill is officially open! Make your reservations now and plan to enjoy the rest, relaxation and beauty Sonora has to offer! ... more   less 
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