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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

This place is neither a B&B, nor an "inn". It's a set of five old "cottages," each with two or three rooms, clustered around an old parking lot. The front office is permanently closed; you have to walk next door to the Anchorage Inn for everything: checking in, checking out, issues/problems, etc. The "dock" is at the end of the... More 

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Northern California
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

I am a nurse who travels to Lakeport for classes at the local hospital every couple of years and have been coming to stay at The Mallard for a decade and a half. It is sweet and quaint BUT needs a TON of work--the previous owners were not able to keep up with all the repairs. I met the new... More 

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Lakeport, California
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

Needed a place to stay for an extended period of time while moving. Management was great, gave me a better rate and the room (with kitchenette) was good. There are no really good lodging in Lakeport. Everything is a little dated, but the Mallard is my favorite based on charm. Too bad there was a drought and they chose not... More 

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Oakland, California
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2 reviews
Reviewed July 18, 2015

The room was small and basic, but everything had been thought out. Beds were very comfortable. The staff is first rate; very friendly and helpful. Great view of the water from the pier. We took the only available room with two beds that night, and it was a bit cramped, with little space for luggage. The wall between the two... More 

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Albany, OR
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Reviewed May 13, 2015

There is nothing fancy about Mallard House. We rented four "cabins" for two nights and will go back next year. The rooms are fairly small, except for #10, but they are clean. We had room 11, with a small kitchen. It suited our needs. The decor is pretty 70's, but everything worked. There was a flat screen TV, small table... More 

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California
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Reviewed May 9, 2015

The Mallard House Inn located on the edge of Clear Lake in Lakeport, California is a peach. I can’t say enough positive things about this property, the location and the service. My companion and I booked The Mallard House on a whim. We felt we were taking a chance due to the low rates and a few less favorable reviews.... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed April 14, 2015

The man that checked us in was extremely helpful and even offered us a room upgrade. The cottage was a standard motel room with kitchen etc., was very clean but had thin walls. The view was amazing on Clear Lake with a dock leading out on the water. Would recommend for anyone passing through the area.

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Lakeport, California
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Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is an exceptionally nice cabin type setup right on the lake. I have to say I would rate this with the 5 star hotels. My room is immaculate, The owner, a young energetic lady is among the kindest and most friendly of any host I have ever come across. Often you will find her working in the flower gardens... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed 2 nights...Quaint old fashioned little cottage type inn right on the lake. We had a room with a kitchen and a little porch to sit on outside. Beautiful views of Clear Lake from the hotel property. The room was clean and comfortable and the lady at the front desk was friendly and helpful. Downtown is just a few... More 

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McFarland, Wisconsin
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Reviewed August 24, 2014

very disappointing experience. I booked a one bedroom suite. Their definition of a suite was one small room with a bathroom. There was a small kitchenette, but the fridge was right next to the bed and the kitchen sink (pardon the pun) was flush with the bathroom door. varnish pealing off cabinets. a small table with 2 chairs to eat... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Mallard House

Address: 970 N Main St, Lakeport, CA 95453-4306
Location: United States > California > Lake County > Lakeport
Hotel Class:2 star — Mallard House 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“2&3 are dark but quiet. 6 is perfect for me, but there are smaller and larger options.”
 of 5 bubbles nursermk, Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a kitchen. Some rooms are just sleeping rooms (small). #10 has a big deck facing toward, but not on, the lake.”
  • This was our room.
 of 5 bubbles stillhall, May 13, 2015 | Read review
“We liked cabin 5.”
  • The wonderful docks and raised lake view raised deck
 of 5 bubbles Abacus3, May 9, 2015 | Read review
“ask for the lady in the straw hat”
 of 5 bubbles jimrB9397QC, Mar 1, 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are different so you have to ask about location and size when you make your reservations.”
 of 5 bubbles 79JamesC, Oct 9, 2014 | Read review
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