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Chinaberry Hill - A Luxury Urban B&B Experience

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We stayed two warm Tacoma nights in early September in the Carriage House, Hayloft Suite. It was cool, clean and comfortable. We found the house wonderfully decorated and nicely kept. It was a great value and close to downtown Tacoma. The kitchen is recently remodeled - no breakfast - but it's a quick walk to several nice places and coffee... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2014

Lovely old house, high on a hilltop with a view of the water from many rooms. Comfortable bed, spacious en suite bathroom. Very charming on a grand scale: high ceilings, large rooms, lots of dark wood.

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Redmond, Oregon
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85 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2013

We spent two nights at Chinaberry Hill as we wound down a 10 day trip celebrating our 35th anniversary. This B & B is an 1889 Victorian perched high above the street in the Stadium District of Tacoma overlooking Commencement Bay. We arrived in the early evening and were hungry for dinner. Cecil, the innkeeper, provided us with menus to... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a wonderful B&B located in a great Tacoma neighborhood. The inn is charming and the proprietors could not possibly be more welcoming and accommodating. As the previous review stated, Cecil's breakfasts are out of this world.

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Stuart, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stayed two nights in July 2013 @ Chinaberry Hill. Cecil's breakfasts are out of this world! We truly enjoyed his company as well as the beauty of this historic home. The surrounding neighborhood is wonderful for walking, both for sightseeing, coffee, dining, and grocery!

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Our first time to Chinaberry Hill B&B, was a very charming experience. We had the top floor suite, wonderfull view of the Tacoma Harbour. We had great sleeps in the comfy beds. The Breakfast was fantastic, Cecil did a great job for us, especially the bacon, good food and lots of it. A lovely character home, and we would definitely... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 13, 2012

Chinaberry Hill was the piece de resistance of our trip to Tacoma. We were wowed by the pre-turn of the century architecture, the fellowship with Cecil (owner) and friends around the breakfast table and the GREAT food! Thanks to everyone at Chinaberry for making our trip so special.

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed September 20, 2012

We've been staying at Chinabery ever since our daughter started attending the University of Puget Sound, and it has become our home away from home (except more charming). We always book the Pantages Suite: spacious, w/great views and large Jacuzzi - very romantic, except when our daughter stays w/us, & Cecil graciously schleps an air mattress up for her, along... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2012

We had a great 3-day weekend at Chinaberry Hill. We stayed in the Rose Room, which has a jacuzzi and a fireplace. We also spent quite a bit of time relaxing by the fire downstairs in the parlor. The hosts made us feel very welcome. Breakfasts were so filling we didn't want lunch. There is more to do in Tacoma... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2011

My husband and I stayed at the Chinaberry B&B last year at Christmas time. Our son was living across the street then. The house is beautiful and well maintained. The owners friendly and accommodating. They made breakfast for the whole family one day, including our kids across the street. The inn had many comfortable places to lounge, and the bedroom... More 

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* * * Bay Views ~ Fireplaces ~ Private Jacuzzis ~ Guest Cottage * * *Perched on a hill overlooking Puget Sound, this 1889 Grand Victorian Estate offers a unique mix of upscale historic Tacoma Seattle bed and breakfast accommodations. Chinaberry Hill - A Luxury Urban B&B Experience has been featured in several publications, including Amazing Getaways, Best Places to Kiss Northwest, Best Places Northwest, Coastal Living, Conde Nast Traveler, Fodors, Frommers, Sunset Magazine, Travel & Leisure, and many others. "This is one groovy place... better-than-restored with decor that's bold, eclectic, opulent and inviting. A delightful place with secluded garden, hilltop privacy, yet great urban access." --- The Unofficial Guide to Bed & Breakfasts in the Northwest Chinaberry Hill - A Luxury Urban B&B Experience is a Top 10 Frommers pick for both hotels and b&bs in the entire state of Washington. Listed on the National Historic Register, the inn offers retro Victorian ambiance and coffee house cool. Downtown Tacoma shops and theaters, waterfront restaurants and Antique Row are just a few blocks from this remarkable garden retreat. Great breakfasts! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chinaberry Hill - A Luxury Urban B&B Experience

Address: 302 Tacoma Avenue North, Tacoma, WA 98403
Location: United States > Washington > Tacoma
Price Range: $113 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Every room was unique; the carriage house in back was small but quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles BikerDad178, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“The website is chock full of detailed, helpful information about the rooms. We chose our room based upon that information.”
 of 5 bubbles LorriW203, Sep 15, 2013 | Read review
“Cecil was nice enough to upgrade us to a beautiful bay facing room: the Wild Rose Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles kaliinbellingham, Dec 13, 2012 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely, just depends on what size you need and if you care about a view.”
 of 5 bubbles delene7, Sep 20, 2012 | Read review
“If you can afford it, the room overlooking the bay is amazingly romantic. The other rooms are also lovely. We stayed in the most affordable room, and had a great time.”
 of 5 bubbles goodwinker, Oct 13, 2011 | Read review
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