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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We staid in the Rose room. It was so pretty with roses everywhere. It had its own fireplace as well. The entire house was lovely, very pretty. The shampoo and all in the bath smelled lovely. We were offered some wine in the evening, sat down on the porch. A friendly little dear came just outside the porch and said... More 

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Walnut Creek, Ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

A quick trip for a cooking class at Yankee Hill Winery (reviewed that too) so we stayed close by at Harlan House. Truly, we could've walked both to Yankee Hill and the historic Columbia but drove instead since we didn't know how close it all is. Harlan House is clean and comfy (must haves in my book) and Sam couldn't... More 

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Skagway, AK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Both my mother-in-law, my son and his girlfriend, and a friend from Japan all have stayed here last month! Every one loved it, the beds were comfy, the food delicious and the conversation with Sam, the hostess was really fun! We love the upstairs rooms which are all ensuite and decorated in antiques, great views. The deer come and socialize... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The owner, Samantha makes this place come together after twenty-four years of ownership. Her participation in making every guest feel welcome and comfortable add to the ambiance and warmth of the experience. There are some small inequities to overlook in the physical shape of the aging building, but they are minor in the total perception of your stay. Sam feeds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

B & B were just great. Sam has a special relationship with the local wildlife and lots of stories to share. We stayed one night in the wine cellar with private entrance! Walked to the nearby Columbia Historic State park!

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Lincoln, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

What a KICK!!! This place may be old... but it sure has all the fun in staying in a gold mining town. "Sam" the keeper of this place, makes everyone special and is the real reason for staying here. Everything is very clean and my wife and I had a great time staying here. The B&B is right next to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here while moving my daughter into the college and it was the perfect choice. I stayed in the cellar room and am so glad I did. After moving boxes all day and doing the shopping for her pantry, I was wiped out and the in room hot tub really hit the spot. Sam is the sweetest lady and... More 

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Grover Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The Harlan House in Columbia was great place for a two night stay for my mother and I. My mom wanted to see the old mining town and had never stayed in a bed and breakfast before. It was an easy drive back to Sonora and very quiet. A bit away from any busy roads. The Harlan House was decorated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We spent just one night in Harlan House. Very comfortable B & B, full of character and charm. Breakfast cooked to perfection. Possibly could of been slightly cleaner, although bedding etc spotless, perhaps just a dust around the skirting and dado rails needed. I would certainly recommend this place and would love to return one day. We used this as... More 

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canyon country, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This place was great! Coming from Cynical mistrusting So Cal we were not sure what to expect. Moving to the Sonoracolumbia area in January as newly retirees. Never stayed in a B & B before. Checked the web site and reviews and thought this would be a great rest stop for a couple of days after bringing up our first... More 

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Address: 22890 School House Rd, Columbia, CA 95310-9433
Location: United States > California > Columbia
Number of rooms: 4
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