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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 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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English first
Sonora, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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southern california
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

After staying here, I just have to agree with all the glowing reviews I've read here on tripadvisor; especially the meticulous attention to detail through out the mansion, the incredibly comfortable beds, the outstanding breakfast, but really above all, the wonderful hospitality of the hosts, Rhonda and Fred. Highly recommended, and well worth going out of the way to experience... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

After a trip up the California coast we headed to Sonora for our niece's wedding. We were thrilled upon checking in to this gorgeous mansion to find ourselves in a fabulous corner room with a huge four poster bed made up with wonderful linen and a cozy, fluffy, duvet. The private bath had fabulous vintage tile and fixtures that had... More

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San Jose, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Our stay at Knowles Hill was way beyond our expectations. My wife and I went for our anniversary this last August, and we had a great experience from the moment we met Rhonda at check-in. The place is very charming in a lovely location. The food was sublime, better than anything I've had at any hotel/B&B, and better than most... More

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San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

My wife and I stayed here in August to celebrate our anniversary. It was our first time in Sonora, and we were very pleased with the accommodations at Knowles Hill. The rooms were comfortable and well appointed, and the surroundings were very peaceful. The real charm to Knowles Hill, however, is the host family. They were absolutely delightful, and the... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

You will be amazed. This property is beautiful and historic -- a U.S. President has slept at this house as well as a California governor. The breakfast was one of the best I've had. The owners and friendly and welcoming. I highly recommend this property.

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Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

I visited this place with my lover two years ago. After long hours of driving in a unfamiliar state, this becomes our wonderland and home. The host was very considerate. She played music for us, and cooked wonderful breakfast. My love couldn't stop but taking pictures. I miss those two dogs. They greeted us, played with us and watched us... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We stayed at Knowles Hill last weekend for a family wedding in Sonora, and by the end of the weekend none of us wanted to go home. The inn itself is wonderful - beautiful and cozy, with an amazing attention to detail. But Rhonda and Fred are what put Knowles Hill in a league of its own. Rhonda catered the... More

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Also Known As:
Knowles Hill Hotel Sonora
Knowles Hill Hotel
Address: 253 Knowles Hill Drive, Sonora, CA 95370
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Location: United States > California > Sonora
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
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Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Sonora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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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