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Bear Valley Cottage

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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Jan 21, 2018
“Looked cute, but frustrating”
Jun 29, 2016
“What a great find!!!”
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness center
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
Thirty-five miles from San Francisco and fifty miles from Napa and wine country, this is a perfect launching spot for exploring the Point Reyes area. The charming cottage is surrounded by hundreds of miles of hiking, biking and horseback trails in Point Reyes National Seashore.
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88 Bear Valley Road, Olema, CA 94950
31.1 miles to Meadows Field
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

I reserved the Hummingbird Cottage through the Bear Valley Lodge website for the end of April 2018, three months in advance. The pictures on their website weren't the same as Tripadvisor, which made us uneasy. We decided not to make the trip, so I sent...More

1  Thank Julie L
Response from Bearvinn, Owner at Bear Valley CottageResponded January 23, 2018

I'm very sorry to hear about your frustration with our property. In 2017 we transitioned from having a full inn (B&B) to just the cottage. The photos on Trip Advisor are different from our website, and the website is accurate. I'm not clear why the...More

Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

What a great place! My wife and I stayed two nights on a recent cycling trip. The B&B itself was clean and comfortable; the beautiful rustic gardens offered inviting outdoor space to relax, enjoy a glass of wine, etc. Location was close to local dining,...More

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Response from Bearvinn, Owner at Bear Valley CottageResponded August 27, 2016

It was a delight to have you two as guests!

Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is one of the most pleasant places I've taken a room. The room itself was perfect -- a comfortable bed with plenty of room to stash stuff, prepare for going out, etc. Particularly beautiful with sunshine streaming through the windows in the pm; and,...More

1  Thank andrejso
Response from Bearvinn, Owner at Bear Valley CottageResponded May 23, 2016

Andrejs, We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! Amanda

Reviewed May 14, 2016

My favourite place to stay in my slow travel through Marin! Everything is thoughtfully placed for the traveller. On arrival you can help yourself to cold water, coffee, or choose. From an an abundance of beautiful organic teas or port or other wines. The living...More

Thank Jess8888_12
Response from Bearvinn, Owner at Bear Valley CottageResponded May 20, 2016

Thank you for the kind comments! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to West Marin. You did come at the perfect time for the gardens!

Reviewed May 1, 2016

Cozy and Charming grounds. The rooms are lovely. Convenient to restaurants and park. Breakfast is simple but very good and a good way to start the day. Pillows are not the greatest and could use a revamp.More

Thank lamaroon
Response from Bearvinn, Owner at Bear Valley CottageResponded May 3, 2016

Thank you for review. We have spare pillows and keep a wide assortment since we know that pillow choices vary greatly. Always good to ask during your stay.The inn location is ideal for visits to the park and walking for a local meal. Glad you...More

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Thirty-five miles from San Francisco and fifty miles from Napa and wine country, this is a perfect launching spot for exploring the Point Reyes area. The charming cottage is surrounded by hundreds of miles of ...More hiking, biking and horseback trails in Point Reyes National Seashore. Less
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Can't go wrong. I think my room, "Poppy," is smallest and cheapest."
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"Away from Route 1."
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"book a hotel or b&b in point rayes"
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"The Inn itself may have more quiet rooms, as the Hummingbird Cottage is closer to the road."
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