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Penon Blanco Lookout

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Huddersfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

loved it her marg and wolfgang great hosts pointed us to lumberjack cafe fof dinner which was great food .quite quirky but great value for money breakfast lovely xglad we didnt miss one .great experience

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Aiken, South Carolina
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Penn Blanco is definitely set in a remote area. We were getting a little anxious on the drive there on long winding road. It's near Coulterville but trust me, there's not much there other than history. The drive to Groveland for dinner is about 20 minutes one way through farm land and best traveled before dark. The Inn ( remember... More 

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McAllen, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

It took us more than an hour of driving the twistiest road to reach this beyond remote place not to mention dirt road of more than a mile from the main road. No neighbors, no cell service. Bare parking lot except the three big black dogs barking, scratching and jumping on our rental car!!! It felt like a scene in... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We received a very warm welcome from Margi and Wolfgang. The room was lovely and extremely well stocked with unexpected extras! Breakfast was excellent and gave us an opportunity to chat to the other guests staying at the lodge. Margi was a great host giving us lots if useful advice!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We booked 4 nights at the Penon Blanco and would have loved to stay longer. The breakfast was delicious and Margi and Wolfgang made sure to take any special food needs into the menu. I am lactose intolerant and mostly gluten free. I did not ask them to but they made sure that I was able to eat with the... More 

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3 Thank pdmcafee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My family and I stayed at Penon Blanco while visiting Yosemite earlier this month and we all agree that it was a perfect decision for us. We stayed in the Lookout Room which was a good fit for my husband, 10yr old son and myself. My son said that this was his favorite place during the entire trip! The food... More 

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Wuppertal, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Yes, this remote little place is different. It is quaint and I would consider it a real bed and breakfast. A bit old-fashioned but everything is done with a theme in mind and a very loving hand. I had the best night sleep there - the bed was great! The breakfast table is also beautifully set. I did not mid... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Valid boast of amazing views, but we failed to enjoy. The hosts were somewhat reluctant, the facilities tired and old, eg tiny TV screen. Decor was dark and twee. The acclaimed breakfast was a major disappointment. Very expensive for the experience.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

This place was not easy to get to! It's certainly remote, miles up a windy road near a tiny town. If you're looking for a remote getaway, you've found it. We were visiting Yosemite, which is about an hour away down the John Muir highway (more windy roads). Quirky decor and the top room has a beautiful view of Lake... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Very quiet hill top in Sierra foothills with a view of McClure reservoir. Very clean and comfortable rooms. It's a 2 hour drive to Yosemite Valley floor, about the same as from Merced. This is a house with a tiny yard, not a ranch. The breakfast was excellent. The hosts are curt and strict. The hot tub and living room... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Penon Blanco Lookout

Address: 4705 Penon Blanco Road, Coulterville, CA 95311-9702
Location: United States > California > Coulterville
Price Range: $172 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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