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“Nice stay in Oakhurst” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Yosemite's A Haven of Rest Bed & Breakfast

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Yosemite's A Haven of Rest Bed & Breakfast
39681 Pine Ridge Rd, Oakhurst, CA 93644   |  
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Portland, Oregon
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“Nice stay in Oakhurst”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

This is a nice place to stay on your way to Yosemite. The B&B is a private part of a ranch style home in a neighborhood just off of highway 41. The room is spacious, very clean and comfortable, quality linens and entirely separate from the owners' part of the home. Breakfast was served outside, our choice even though it was chilly, on their patio. The food was standard eggs, potatoes and white bread toast. Fruit was served family style and consisted of grapes and bananas, a bit disappointing given that it's California! There was also oj and coffee/tea. Mike and Jody are gracious hosts. I'd stay there again and hope for more fresh items on the breakfast menu.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MaeMaeOakhurst_ca, Owner at Yosemite's A Haven of Rest Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, October 24, 2012
Dear Denice & Family, Thank you for being our guests and taking the time to write your nice review! Yes, I was surprised you selected to eat outdoors with it being a bit chilly but I was pleased that the deer paid you a visit in the yard during breakfast! My deepest apolgies for the disappointment in the selection of fruit during breakfast as we usually do have more to offer however, being in the mountains although in California we are somewhat remote and approaching the middle of October good fruits are not as plentiful as they were a month ago.
If we should have the pleasure of serving you again I will make a trip to Fresno where we have more to choose from. Thank you again for coming... Mike & Jody
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

This place certainly lived up to its name! Mike and Jody were there to greet us when we arrived! Lovely people and the place is just like no other, home from home relaxing place to either switch off and enjoy the lovely orchard and the outdoor jet pool spa, watching the deer roam around. Every need was catered for, we stayed for 2 nights and nothing was too much trouble, lots of snacks etc left in the room and the breakfast in the beautiufl orchard area was AMAZING! Mike's suprise waffles with Blueberry's were a real treat along with a lovely cooked breakfast, juices and cereal! We were set for the day! The B&B is close to enjoy the wonderful delights of Yosemite NP and there are plenty of fantastic restaurants in Oakhurst close by - The Sweet Water Steakhouse on the main stretch! WOW one of the best steaks in the US! All in all a superb end to our US road trip! Thankyou and if we are in the area again! We will be back!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MaeMaeOakhurst_ca, Owner at Yosemite's A Haven of Rest Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, October 17, 2012
Greetings to the Eastwoods! It was delightful having you as our guests and we appreciate you honoring us with your kind review..
Your innkeepers, Mike & Jody
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

A Haven of Rest B & B is exactly that, providing a great place to stay for visiting Yosemite NP.The hot spa is a perfect finale after a day's hiking in the park and Mike and Jody go that extra mile to ensure your stay is both comfortable and memorable.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MaeMaeOakhurst_ca, Owner at Yosemite's A Haven of Rest Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, October 17, 2012
Thank you for recognizing us with a review! It mean a great deal to us that we were able to meet all your needs.. :-)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

We spent 3 nights in that B&B and loved it. The rooms, as observed already by many others, are spacious, clean and include everything you need.
The breakfast was unsurpassed by any other that we enjoyed during our 4 weeks in the USA. They served it on the porch. If you get lucky a deer or a doe will pay a visit while you are sitting there. We got lucky.
Jody and Mike go out of their way to help you, but in a very unobtrusive manner. For example, they picked us up on Highway 41 as we didn't find our way to their house. And because we were a bit worried about the Hanta Virus they called the park rangers for an update on the situation.
Oakhurst is 20 miles from Yosemite's border. But it's only a 60 minutes ride to the heart of the park - even if you're in for a long hike you will get there early enough.
Should we ever visit Yosemite Park again we will most certainly put up at Haven of Rest.
Thanks for a marvellous stay from Gabi und Lothar (Mainz, Germany).

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MaeMaeOakhurst_ca, Owner at Yosemite's A Haven of Rest Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, September 17, 2012
Hi Gabi & Lothar,
Thank you so very much for your informative review. It was our pleasure to pick you up in town, it is hard when you are traveling in a place you have never seen before. How exciting to be able to meet your friends (also from Germany) and be able to tour San Francisco together!! We're glad your trip home turned out well and you missed the strike!
Our Best, Mike & Jody
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

We stayed at. Haven on our way to Yosemite,a great little spot near to the south entrance of the park.Jody gave us a warm welcome had the spa ready and we were made to feel at home .There was plenty of info on local eateries and nothing was too much trouble.The garden is very peaceful with quirky little touches and plenty of birds ,would definitely stay again if we come back to California ,

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MaeMaeOakhurst_ca, Owner at Yosemite's A Haven of Rest Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, September 17, 2012
As so many others from far away places such as Australia it was such a pleasure having you as our guests and we thank you for choosing A Haven of Rest for your lodging needs! It brings a smile to our faces to see how our guests enjoy the garden with the birds and other wildlife, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay... Mike & Jody
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Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

My wife and I found Mike and Jody exceeded our expectations. We found them online, and the prior reviews were right on. We experienced very personal attention, wonderful food and great advice on visiting Yosemite. The room and furnishings were better than any 4 star hotel we have visited. We kept mentioning where we were staying while in the park, and everyone came up to my wife and wanted to know where we found such a wonderful place to stay. When we return to Yosemite, we will look for Mike and Jody first!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MaeMaeOakhurst_ca, Owner at Yosemite's A Haven of Rest Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, September 1, 2012
Hi Quentin & Terri,
From the moment you arrived your continual gratitude was most uplifting ! Reminding us of why we love what we do while enjoying the pleasure of serving such fine guests! Thank you for coming... Mike & Jody
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

We came here to celebrate our anniversary, and my husband surprised me, knowing I'd love it since we'd been here once before and had such a wonderful experience. Haven of Rest is truly a peaceful retreat from the busy-ness of city life. I love B&Bs and this one ranks as one of our family's favorites because of the privacy, cleanliness, and coziness of the property. When I first stepped into the guest room, I felt at home. We have a little baby, and at a hotel or other B&B, we would worry that his crying would disturb neighbors. Not so here.

Mike and Jody are very kind and courteous. Jody's cooking is amazing, her potatoes are especially delicious, and this time we were given a dessert waffle (topped with fresh blueberries) that was so good, it's now my all-time #1 favorite! Ole's Waffles in Alameda are now at the #2 spot :)

All rooms were extremely clean, the jacuzzi was wonderful, everything was great.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MaeMaeOakhurst_ca, Owner at Yosemite's A Haven of Rest Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review, September 1, 2012
It was so very nice to see you again and especially nice to see how much the baby has grown, such a little cutie! The ultimate compliment is that you enjoyed your stay enough to return and It was our complete pleasure to be able to serve you once again!
Our best to your little family, Mike & Jody
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Address: 39681 Pine Ridge Rd, Oakhurst, CA 93644
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Location: United States > California > Oakhurst
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in Oakhurst
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Want a comfortable bed? Rm serviced daily? full Breakfast? Privacy? Swim spa? Wifi? Your own Ac/heat? Just 15 miles from the south entrance of Yosemite more than just a bedroom. Lovely two room suite with private bath, private entrance, King bed & queen sleeper sofa. In room service center stocked with snacks,teas,coffees & bottled water. The ultimate in mountain comfort~designed for the privacy of our guests. Surrounded by lg oaks, pines & a small apple orchard. Enjoy the comfort of two rooms. Truly a Haven of Rest... ... more   less 
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