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The Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast Hotel #

253 Knowles Hill Dr, Sonora, CA 95370-5046
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#1 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in Sonora
The Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast is a stunning 1927 mansion with modern amenities and luxurious rooms, perched on a hilltop overlooking the downtown historical part of Sonora, California. Whether you are visiting Yosemite, Calaveras Big Trees State Park, celebrating your honeymoon, anniversary, birthday or other special day, you will enjoy the peace and tranquility and harmony Knowles Hill offers. All suites have PRIVATE BATHS. The gourmet breakfast is unlike any you have ever had and is more of an event! See our 5 ***** ratings and why travelers choose Knowles Hill as their vacation destination!
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Marie S wrote a review Sep 3
Yorba Linda, California22 contributions14 helpful votes
We cannot say enough good things about our stay at this big and beautiful B&B in Sonora. We were there for our Anniversary during this Covid time and we felt very safe. From the moment you are greeted by Megan you know that you are going to have 5 Star Service. We had a private dinner prepared by Rhonda for our anniversary and words cannot even describe how wonderful it was. It was a bit pricey, but the best Filet Mignon I have ever had, that is not an exaggeration. We took 2 1/2 hours for dinner and just relaxed, drank wine and really connected. It was just so nice to be out after locked up for so long from Covid and this B&B gave us that opportunity. We will not be waiting for a special occasion to go there again, as it was a treasure and so happy we have found them. Trust me, if you have a chance go there it is amazing!! We stayed in the Herbert Hoover room and it's just beautiful. We felt very well taken care of! Thank you to Rhonda, Megan and Fred for a wonderful time!
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Holly H wrote a review Aug 2020
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Knowles Hill was simply wonderful. We were traveling with a less than easy going 5 year old, and Rhonda made sure that she was happy here. We woke up the first morning to the best breakfast I've ever had. Which was followed the next morning by the best breakfast I've ever had. The grounds are like stepping back in time, and very thoughtfully detailed. We definitely plan on returning.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Tim O wrote a review Jun 2020
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Just what we needed for a safe 60th birthday escape after months indoors. The Inn itself is gorgeous and Rhonda has made sure every room is decorated from floor to ceiling with personal touches that we could have spent hours just looking at. The breakfast was incredible. Everything we heard it was and more. Megan made us feel welcome from the moment we arrived until we left.
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Date of stay: June 2020
AnnaMarie C wrote a review Apr 2020
Tuolumne, United States9 contributions2 helpful votes
My husband surprised me with a night stay in the Segerstrom room. We only live about 15 minutes away but it was exactly what we needed and didn't feel close to home at all--another world. Megan was so sweet and totally took care of us! Our breakfast was unbelievable. Beautifully presented and amazing flavors! We really couldn't have enjoyed ourselves more and we definitely will be back!!
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Date of stay: April 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Andrew Aitchison wrote a review Oct 2019
Liverpool, United Kingdom57 contributions11 helpful votes
Myself and my Wife Sharon stayed at The Inn on Knowles Hill as part of our Honeymoon and what a wonderful choice it was. Rhonda let us know our room was ready and texted instructions on how to check in way before our check in time. When we arrived we were greeted by Meghan who also lives on site, she was really helpful, professional and clearly loves her job and is proud of this wonderful old house on the hill. The Charles Segerstrom suite is large with a massive high, grand and super comfortable bed, the room has loads of character and history. There is a shared balcony overlooking the front drive which usually has a vintage renovated or in the process of renovation pre WWII Rolls Royce which the other InnKeeper Fred spends his time doing. Rhonda and Fred are clearly in love with each other, their two award winning dogs and eight cats and with this beautiful restored pre 1900 house which they share with their guests. We were made to feel at home for the entire stay. The Breakfast is a delightful two course gourmet serving in a grand dining room where you get to meet some of the other guests in the 8 room Inn, it was really nice to meet so many interesting people, non more so than Rhonda who is so bubbly and full of character with so many happy and sad stories that it is surprising she hasn’t got her own T.V. Show. I would certainly tune in! I can’t speak high enough of the personal service and attention to detail and the laughs we had with Rhonda and Meghan. If you are passing near Sonora do not miss the opportunity to stay here I promise you will not be disappointed. Thank you Rhonda!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast Hotel #
Which popular attractions are close to The Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast Hotel #?
Nearby attractions include Tuolumne County Museum (0.2 miles), Veterans Memorial Hall & Military Museum (0.3 miles), and Stage 3 Theatre Company (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast Hotel #?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at The Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast Hotel #?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast Hotel #?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast Hotel #?
Conveniently located restaurants include Diamondback Grill, Emberz, and Sonora Thai Cuisine.
Is The Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast Hotel # located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.3 miles away from the center of Sonora.
Are there any historical sites close to The Inn on Knowles Hill Bed and Breakfast Hotel #?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Columbia State Historic Park (3.9 miles).