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“Rita, Steph and Lilly are the best” 5 of 5 stars
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Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast
2942 Coloma St, Placerville, CA 95667   |  
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Ranked #3 of 10 Placerville B&B and Inns
Reno, Nevada, United States
1 review
“Rita, Steph and Lilly are the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Rita and Steph gave us the stay of a life-time 6 years ago. Their company, breakfast were warm; while their suggestions for food, wine and fun to be had were spot on. They treated us like good friends, pointing the way to our new life.

We first stayed there as boyfriend and girlfriend now we are husband and wife and keep going back. Rita, Steph and Lilly have become more than just host to us, they are family that we can never wait to see again.

A stay at Albert Shafsky's is like going home.

Love,
F and Z

  • Stayed June 2013, 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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Shafsky, Owner at Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
F&Z are a delight to have as guests. We enjoy their company as much as they enjoy ours! We welcome you back anytime and I can guarantee there will be more adventures and fun. Thanks for the kind words and we are so happy that you will return again.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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Anaheim, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I enjoyed my stay at this Bed & Breakfast. The owners gave wonderful tips and shared their knowledge of the local area with me. They were personable while at the same time respecting my privacy. The breakfasts were incredible, a feast for the eyes as well as the tummy!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 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
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Shafsky, Owner at Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
We at the Albert Shafsky House are happy that you enjoyed your stay at the B&B and that we were able to give you tips and advise on the local area. Hopefully you will return to beautiful El Dorado County for more fun and adventures.
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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Our stay at this lovely historic B&B was memorable and we hope to stay again soon. Rita greeted us at the door and from that moment, we felt right at home. After offering us a nice bottle of local wine, it was a quick walk into town for dinner. Afterwards, a nice relaxing swing in the side yard proved to be just what we needed after our day's driving. Breakfast was outstanding and started the day off perfectly. Thank you Rita, Stephanie and little Lilly (you are such a good doggie!).

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 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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Shafsky, Owner at Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, August 30, 2013
Kevin, thanks for the kind words. We enjoyed chatting with you and Monty. It was our pleasure to have you stay and know that you are welcome anytime. Come again and enjoy our beautiful El Dorado County!
Rita
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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Our overnight stay in this historic B & B will be a treasured memory. I have always wanted to stay in a century home but worried about the amenities. Our room was clean and cozy with beautiful old furniture and excellent bedding. Our innkeeper, Ruth, checked us in quickly as she could see that we needed a shower and nap after arriving on our motorcycle in the hot afternoon. Breakfast was lovely!!!!

Room Tip: The king suite was awesome on the first floor.
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  • Stayed July 2013, 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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Shafsky, Owner at Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, August 4, 2013
Thanks for your thoughtful words! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and welcome you back to beautiful El Dorado County any time!
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Panama City Beach, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We had a most relaxing visit. Really felt at home and comfortable for the first time after more than a week in various SFO area hotels and in Yosemite lodges. Bed very comfortable, especially enjoyed the B&B microsoft fiber sheets. Short walk to several nice restaurants. We tried the Italian Restaurant close by tat Stephanie recommended, and had a great meal. Highly recommended overall for a good travel experience..

  • Stayed June 2013, 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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Shafsky, Owner at Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, June 15, 2013
Thanks for the kind words! I enjoyed chatting with you and wished you were staying a few more nights with us. Hope to see you the next time you visit beautiful El Dorado County.
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South Lake Tahoe
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Great place to relax and unwind - and Stephanie and Rita know the town... so no matter what you might want to do, they can give you the insider recommendations. Breakfast was outstanding - beautifully presented, delicious, and far better than most. What a treat!

Room Tip: You can't go wrong!
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled solo
    • 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
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Shafsky, Owner at Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, June 15, 2013
We're so happy you enjoyed staying with us. Thanks for the kind words. Please consider visiting us and beautiful El Dorado County again.
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Lincoln, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We love the feeling of home in this B&B. Rita and Stephanie are gracious hosts and have taken all a traveler's needs into consideration in planning the experience. The breakfasts are creative and delicious. The music, wine and relaxed atmosphere are a welcoming surprise. This is one B&B where we actually felt like sitting in the parlor and unwinding. Of course, Placerville has a delightful main street to top off the visit and Apple Hill, with it great orchards and wineries, is right next door!

  • Stayed October 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
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Additional Information about Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 2942 Coloma St, Placerville, CA 95667
Location: United States > California > Placerville
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Placerville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
1902 Queen Anne Victorian bed and breakfast in Placerville, CA just an hour to Sacramento or Lake Tahoe and steps from historic Placerville Main St. All rooms with private baths and breakfast. In the heart of California Gold Country, Historic Placerville, CA, this lovely Queen Ann Victorian Bed and Breakfast is the perfect setting for your El Dorado County escape. ... more   less 
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