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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third visit to one of our favorite places to stay. This is a very private and comfortable cottage in the midst of a beautiful garden. There are several fountains, and the running water adds to the peacefulness. There is also a bathhouse with a cast iron tub and a view through the trees to Tomales Bay. The... More 

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fildog, Owner at Inverness Secret Garden Cottage, responded to this review

Many thanks for your continued patronage! ..... and for your wonderful reviews! We enjoy reading them, as do many of our prospective guests. We look forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Phil and Patsy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

75 reviews so far and every one five star... well here's one more. The place is beautifully designed, appointed, and kept up in every way. The location to the parks, ocean, bay and hiking is as central as you can get. And the gardens... its like a professional botanical garden, with all sorts of interesting species showcased among walking paths... More 

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fildog, Owner at Inverness Secret Garden Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you the great review! We appreciate your positive comments; we look forward to your next visit. Phil and Patsy, owners More 

Berkeley, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I just stayed at the Inverness Secret Garden Cottage a few days ago and loved every minute of my woodsy, garden-y stay. It was so private and peaceful and I got in such a good amount of time reading my novel and then walking the lush Inverness ridge trails. The cottage is warm and inviting, and all was pretty and... More 

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fildog, Owner at Inverness Secret Garden Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review and for taking such good care of the cottage. Remember, return guests always receive our 10% discount (anytime, never expires, and can be used multiple times). Sincerely, Phil, owner More 

Cutchogue, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Truly a magical place to spend a weekend. Patsy and Phil have created a perfect cottage and provide everything you need to get away and enjoy all that makes Pt. Reyes the special place it is. Wake up with the sun rising over Tomales Bay, enjoy coffee in the garden from a hidden bench, have lunch on the deck after... More 

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fildog, Owner at Inverness Secret Garden Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for this unique and enticing review. We appreciate the care you take with the cottage and gardens, and your effort to post your review! Cheers! Patsy & Phil More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We stayed in the cottage two nights at the beginning of April. We read a lot of great reviews and for long time wanted to visit this place, but if was always booked when we could go. Finally we were lucky to book it well in advance. Our expectations were very high, and what we got was completely up to... More 

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fildog, Owner at Inverness Secret Garden Cottage, responded to this review

We appreciate your quality review! When you decide to make a future reservation Please remember, we offer return guest discounts (10%), which never expires and can be used multiple times. Sincerely, Phil and Patsy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

The secret garden cottage is like no other place we have stayed in our Airbnb and trip advisor travels. The cottage itself is beautiful with great light and an awesome view of tamales bay. It has all the amenities one would want of a cozy cottage with great directions letting one know where everything is. The thing that sets this... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Feb. 19-21, 2016 (our entry in the guestbook) Phil told us when we arrived that there were lots of little secrets to discover here. We'd like to think we found many of them. It had been a while since we truly slowed down and took in beauty offered in tiny petals with perfectly formed dew drops, or the great expanse... More 

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fildog, Owner at Inverness Secret Garden Cottage, responded to this review

I appreciate the excellent and articulate review, and the unique observations you have made. We have spent a lot of time trying to make our cottage a very special place and I must say.....you have unlocked that door to the Secret Garden.....just like the children in the story.....and now you have discovered the many secrets! Hope to see you again.... More 

Liberty Lake, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

The cottage is a unique experience, having your own botanical garden at your door. Owner Phil lives on the property and was available for a tour and advice. The cottage is very close to some wonderful trails for hiking or running. Even in dreary weather, the windows and skylights kept the cottage light.

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fildog, Owner at Inverness Secret Garden Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review! Please remember, return guests receive a 10% discount any time, weekends, holidays, or weekdays. More 

Mill Valley, California
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121 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

This Cottage is an absolute treat! We spent time walking the grounds and taking pictures even before going inside! Astounding flowering trees, shrubs, daffodils. The Cottage is very comfortably furnished and decorated and skylights abound letting in natural light. We were treated to wondrous rain and the sound on the roof was perfect. Phil is a great host...even tried to... More 

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fildog, Owner at Inverness Secret Garden Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your articulate and fine review. Noting that you have a log of 314!! reviews, we were very happy with the positive comments and the time you took to send it to TripAdvisor. Quality control and regular upkeep are quite important to us....(your comment re: frig sent me immediately to inspect...and I found a loose, vibrating plastic freezer... More 

San Luis Obispo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

The Secret Garden Cottage was wonderful, clean and quiet. The place was immaculate. The gardens beautiful. The hosts very helpful. They thought of everything! There is hiking right there from the property, great restaurants close by and a nice view of the bay. We loved the location and very much enjoyed our stay. We hope to make it back again... More 

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fildog, Owner at Inverness Secret Garden Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and for taking such good care of our cottage. Please remember, return guest receive a 10% discount anytime - offer never expires! Sincerely, Phil and Patsy More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Secluded, bed and breakfast retreat adjacent to Point Reyes National Seashore and Tomales Bay State Park in Marin County Calif. Village of Inverness; located only 1 hour north of SF. Access numlerous park hiking trails, explore ocean beaches, and view abundant wildlife. Extensive ornamental gardens, private parking and entrance, bay views, fireplace,WiFi, TV/DVD/CD, self-serve continental breakfast, large deck, outdoor claw-foot soaking tub, 1 bdrm, 1 bath studio design with fully equipped kitchen. Rates: $225/nt weekdays; $250/nt Fr,Sa, Sun. Weekly: $1365 ($195/nt),3 night minimum holidays. 10% County hotel tax extra. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inverness Secret Garden Cottage

Address: 501 Via de la Vista, PO 725, Inverness, CA 94937
Location: United States > California > Marin County > Inverness
Price Range: $205 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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