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Howard Creek Ranch

40501 North Highway One, PO. Box 121, Westport, CA 95488
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Ramon, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did we enjoy it, yes. Easy access to beach, about a 5 minute walk under Highway 1. Would we do it again, doubtful. That's not saying our visit wasn't pleasant, just wasn't what we expected of a BnB. Sonny and Sally are gracious hosts and the rooms are clean. Pictures (at least for the room we stayed in) didn't sync... More 

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

First off, this is a true review. I am not affiliated with Howard Creek Ranch Inn, although I wish I could move there. My wife and I stayed with our 14 year old daughter and her friend a little over a week ago. We have become accustomed to the finer things in life and through hard work, are fortunate enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I don't know where to start, The wonderful hosts, the cats, the amazing breakfast, we arrived about 8:30pm, Sonny showed us to our amazingly unique room the Lucy room it felt like a real adventure staying here its a little old but the bed was comfortable the shower was hot its like going back in time.. we woke the next... More 

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germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed in the beach cabin. It was not fancy by any means, but it was still awesome. The owners and employees are warm and welcoming. The breakfast (made on an old fashioned wood stove) was so yummy. Eating family style and conversing with other guests was so much fun. From our cabin we could easily walk to the beach,... More 

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sacramento
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We have stayed at Howard Creek Ranch at least three times. I love the creative unique accommodations and the homey atmosphere. The hosts are very interesting people. The breakfast was a great part of the experience. The nearby beach requires a bit of a pleasant walk. We will stay again.

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Magalia, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The place was very rundown and smelled badly. it does not resemble anything of what the web site looked like. The road getting there was horrible. When we got out we thought it was the Adams Family House . I felt it was complete false advertising on how the actual place compared to the pictures on their website. Be careful... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I am not so sure about writing this review of Howard's Ranch. We want to go back sometime and I suspect it will become too busy or Sally and Sonny will have found it all to much. I apologise to all those people who go back repeatedly and want it to themselves. It is certainly a unique mix of homespun... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The reviews here on Tripadvisor are mixed, and understandably so. This is a very eclectic place catering to those adventuresome people looking for a relaxing but unique experience. Most of the other guests had been there previously, and were returning because this place is really special. We loved it, and will be returning ourselves soon for a longer stay. We... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Please check this place out before deciding to stay or make a reservation. The pictures on the website are misleading, and I question the stellar reviews from people who claim they have stayed here. We made reservations in advance because of its location and charming photos on the web. When we arrived, we thought it was a movie set for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My wife and I stayed in The Howard Creek Ranch on Labor day weekend this year. We were torn about staying here because of the mixed reviews. While most reviews were positive, there were some serious concerns on some of the less than stellar reviews. So I will try and put this in terms so you understand what you are... More 

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