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Madison, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really don't' know where to begin. We were totally overwhelmed with the entire experience. I will say to anyone interested in first rate vegan dining that all my meals were impeccable without exception. Carefully and thoughtfully prepared and served in a laid back elegance that is worth the trip, even if you don't stay at the inn. Stop for... More 

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Burlingame, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was lovely, attractive and clean… with a fire place, balcony, microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker and coffee. Vegan breakfast included was very good. Beautiful grounds with organic vegetable gardens. The inn is not right in town, but a very short drive away- just over the bridge. A good choice!

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Fountain Valley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I should start by saying my husband and I are vegans, and the food at the Inn is vegan. We were in heaven, because it was fabulous. We came to rest following our daughter's destination wedding in the Redwoods. We leave completely refreshed. The creativity and freshness of the food was astounding. A "massage in the forrest" is a must.... More 

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High Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful establishment. The Stanfords have created a beautiful experience, not just a place to stay or dine. From the moment you drive in, the feeling is comfort, grace and well being. The rooms are warm and welcoming, fresh and bright. The views fantastic. Now a vegan restaurant, The Ravens will satisfy even those who rarely - if ever... More 

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StanfordInnbytheSea, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you so much. As you mentioned we love all animals and we strive to make them and their people comfortable while staying/dining with us. We are so happy that your stay was everything you had hoped for. More 

VALLEJO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have traveled extensively throughout the US and abroad, and have stayed in 4 star facilities on many occasions. The Stanford Inn is not one of those properties. I do not know how or why this property acquired this "status". The Inn is well worn. Service is one of the utmost qualities that a 4 star facility must offer. They... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

☆☆☆☆☆ if you appreciate attention to detail, Stanford is for you. I'm not talking about city style or the latest trend in Inn living, but more about the heart behind the details. Whether you want vegan food, access to talented healing arts practitioners, river exploring, ocean walks or splendid gardens, Stanford has it all.

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StanfordInnbytheSea, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

We appreciate you sharing your experience. We look forward to welcoming you again! More 

San Jose, California
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely LOVED staying at this hotel. Between the cozy, well furnished rooms, the garden views, & delicious food at the "vegan" restaurant, this will go on our recommendations list on my blog. The owners were very sweet & made us feel comfortable the entire length of the stay. The main lobby & lounge gives a warm sense of home... More 

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StanfordInnbytheSea, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for recommending The Ravens’ to your blog readers. We are so glad that you were able to take part in so many of our services and that you were comfortable and happy during your stay. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent several days here while taking art classes at the Mendocino Art Center. The room was clean, attractive, quiet, and comfortable. The bathroom was a bit smaller than is usual at this price point with only one sink.The grounds and public rooms are lovely, as is the enclosed swimming pool, and hot tub. There are good massage services... More 

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Joan S, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

We are so happy that you could stay with us while taking classes at the Mendocino Art Center. Plant based cuisine, strolling through the gardens, and relaxation in our solarium sounds like the perfect way to end an art filled Mendocino day! More 

Lake Forest, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 895 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you walk into the lobby, you are greeted by the warm and inviting décor that beckons it's travelers to come in an get swallowed up in comfort. The rooms are large and spacious. Then when you look out the sliding glass window, the view just engulfs you. Clean rooms. Large towels. Awesome customer service. The only drawback for me... More 

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Joan S, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are so happy that your stay was comfortable and that you enjoyed the property. More 

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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This was our stopping point between Redwood and Napa. It was beautiful and the rooms with a fire place are gorgeous. We are not vegans so we found the breakfast a little bland and also I didn't find the front desk too helpful at times. The pool and spa are lovely. We met the donkeys and lamas too :)

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Joan S, Owner at Stanford Inn by the Sea, responded to this review

So glad that you could meet our furry friends! Thank you for your review. The garden, pool, and spa are some of our most cherished amenities. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on a hillside, the exquisite Stanford Inn sits atop a meadow overlooking Mendocino Bay. Embodying the best of the rugged Mendocino Coast, the Inn is a haven. The rambling lobby, guest rooms, and suites are paneled in pine and redwood. Every detail is attended to, from wood-burning fireplaces set and ready to light to the sumptuous organic breakfasts. Inspired by the Stanford's Certified Organic gardens, The Ravens' restaurant is outstanding and nationally acclaimed for its vegetarian cuisine. Guests are indulged at the Inn's Massage in the Forest and private yoga sessions. Canoeing and kayaking on Big River, California's new State Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stanford Inn by the Sea

Address: Highway 1 & Comptche Ukiah Road, PO Box 487, Mendocino, CA 95460
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
Price Range: $331 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Stanford Inn by the Sea 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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