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The Inn on Knowles Hill

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253 Knowles Hill Drive, Sonora, CA 95370
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There's a reason why Knowles Hill gets 5 stars... Everything is perfect: the bed comfortable, the home is beautiful, there was a coffee bar for the guests, the owner friendly, but not too friendly, and it's in a great area of California for exploring.

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything you'd hope to find in an Inn; beautiful, clean, comfy, wonderful period details and a gourmet breakfast that actually was gourmet. There is something magical about this place. The proprietress explained how to drive up the hill and enter the gate code. She referred to it as "the mansion". That set the expectation bar high. We were not disappointed.... More 

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Montecito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Inn on Knowles Hill is my romantic getaway home away from home! The moment we entered the grounds of The Inn on Knowles Hill, a calm serenity enveloped us as if passing through a time warp into an era of old-world charm. A delightful lady named Rhonda greeted us by name as we exited our car. There is a... More 

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The Poconos
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Rhonda and Fred made our experience truly memorable with their warmth, kindness and professionalism. It was the best B&B we've ever stayed at and was enhanced by an impromptu ride in Fred 's 100 year old Rolls Royse and a visit to his shop where he restores 100 year old cars. Truly memorable and we will be back next year.... More 

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Modesto, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I figured out why this place is only all 5 star ratings. I'm wondering when Trip Advisor will get an "OFF THE CHARTS" option so we can REALLY rate this fabulous place! Like the title says, my wife and I cannot stay away...why should we? We only go through this present life once, and it should be lived to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Everything about my stay was lovely, from the beautiful decor to the exquisitely prepared food (including homemade English toffee!) to Rhonda's and Fred's impeccable hospitality. They have thought of everything down to the last detail. I was traveling alone but didn't feel like it at all. They treated me like a queen, and I can't wait to go back!

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Hemet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Rhonda and Fred exemplify the epitome of the ultimate bed and breakfast hosts! From the beginning to our end of our three nights stay was just extraordinary. The breakfasts were unique and sumptuous with such variety! Our Hoover room was wonderfully comfortable, quiet and the views were spectacular as well. Just realizing the history that surrounds this estate is worth... More 

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Midland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Pretty much everything about our stay at this Inn was perfect! It is large enough to fit our large family and it is kid-friendly. The whole house is VERY clean and the beds are super comfortable. The food is AMAZING! All homemade and organic and just plain yummy. The owners are amazing as well. Very kind and accommodating as well... More 

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We have been visiting Bed & Breakfasts for 20 years all over Northern CA, and this has to be the best one we have ever experienced. The house itself is incredible, you just feel the history. The rooms have been painstakingly restored so you feel like you have stepped back into the 20's. Rhonda is a consummate hostess, from giving... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The Inn is situated on top of a hill overlooking the beautiful town of Sonora. The innkeepers are exceptionally friendly and accommodating. The breakfast was delicious, the decor, exquisite. If you love animals, you'll love this place. They have beautiful dogs and kitties that welcome you outside. It's a lovely place to get some solitude yet you're so close to... More 

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