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Elam Biggs Bed and Breakfast

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San Bernardino, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I've resisted leaving this review for quite some time but truth be told, they earned this review. At the first introduction we were treated OK. We were shown the cookie jar in the kitchen and paid for the room at which time he wrote down my credit card number in addition to swiping it. (Cancelled that card) Upstairs he shows... More 

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Napa, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We have stayed at Elam Biggs several times over the last 3 years. The rooms are very clean and nicely decorated with comfortable beds. I really enjoy the treat of taking a hot, luxurious bath in the claw foot tubs. (Don't forget to get your bubble bath scented at local store Yuba Blue) There are many areas to enjoy a... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

This house is full with old staff, they where not allowed to leave the luggage in the room between 9 and 11 so we are leaved at 9 o' clock in the morning. The breakfast was very poor and the coffee very bed. I m not recomanded this place!

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I don't think I would ever want to stay anywhere else when visiting Grass Valley. The care and detail of each room is impeccable and unique. The decor is true to the period w/nooks, shelves and niches displaying pieces to inspect and admire. The gracious hosts; Barbara and Peter went out of their way to make our stay memorable. The... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We stayed at Elam Biggs on a wine tasting trip to the Grass Valley area. We sought a comfortable B&B within an easy walk of the city center tasting rooms and restaurants. Elam Biggs proved to be a very nice choice. Numerous restaurants and 4 tasting rooms are within 4 or 5 blocks of the inn. Rooms are nicely decorated... More 

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Coarsegold, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful B&B Experience. If you enjoy the experience of staying in an authentic owner operated B&B then you will enjoy your vist with Peter and his wife Barb. Wonderful hosts who make one feel welcome from the moment you enter. Comfortable rooms, outstanding breakfasts, and with a little encouragement, Peter may even provide an awesome magic performance. The B&B is... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Charming Old Victorian located close to downtown. If you are into Victoriana , you will be impressed by the lovely collection. Peter and Barbara are gracious hosts . The rooms are quiet,clean and comfortable with good bedside reading lamps, the best we have found.

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

While looking for a place for my husband and I to stay overnight in Grass Valley, I found a great experience. My first clue was navigating the website and calling Peter for a room reservation. He informed me that he did not use the internet and therefore, there would be no email confirmation after I provided him my credit card.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

On the last night of a week-long trip to the Gold Country, we stayed at this beautiful Victorian bed & breakfast inn in Grass Valley. As soon as we arrived, we were warmly greeted by Peter, our genuinely friendly and very hospitable innkeeper. Because we were staying only one weekend night, we originally had reservations for the Gold Center Room.... More 

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Sparks, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Our stay would of been perfect and rated excellent if it wasn't for their policy on children. I didn't want to give a poor rating as Peter and Barbara were gracious and kind. We were told that breakfast would be at 9:00 and served "family style". We've stayed at many B&B's all over the country and family style is where... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Elam Biggs Bed and Breakfast

Address: 220 Colfax Ave, Grass Valley, CA 95945-6844
Location: United States > California > Grass Valley
Number of rooms: 4
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