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San Mateo, California
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2013

We picked the Blue Heron Inn because it has the best of both worlds: (1) basic, comfortable and clean accommodations in an excellent location and (2) fine dining right downstairs. It is only one block from Main Street, with partial views of the ocean. The charm of the historic building and the friendliness of the owners and staff more than... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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534 reviews
101 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

They have three rooms, one with private bathroom, this is the one we had. 120$ including taxes. Perfect room with all the necessary, cosy, very good quality details such as towels, blank sheets, mattress. We had a very good sleep. What to improve? Breakfast, definitely, they should offer it. A good breakfast would immediately increase the caché of the hotel... More 

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Northern California
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335 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2013

The inn only has three rooms upstairs - two with a shared bath and the other ensuite. The rooms are simple with comfortable beds and great views of the ocean and/or town. It's an easy walk to anywhere in the village. The best part is the Moose Cafe located downstairs, one of the best places to eat in Mendocino. The... More 

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Thank Chelsea42
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Everyone was cordial and did everything possible to make my stay satisfying..even when I appeared at the door three hours before closing time. The Moose Cafe was also delightful with great food and a fireplace!! A Plus!!! The room was spacious and the town quaint.

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NYC
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2012

I do mean perfect. Inviting accommodations include simple, tastefully done rooms upstairs over a first-rate restaurant. My cushy bed/pillows/comforter looked out to the ocean so I left my window thrown open to hear the waves and breathe the exquisite air. Lovely location and view of the perennial garden and the ocean beyond. I liked sitting up there and hearing the... More 

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Emeryville, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2012

let me start by saying I'm not a bed-and-breakfast kind of guy. Give me a Ritz Carlton, a Grand Hyatt or even a Springhill Suites any day. My thinking has always been that If I'm going to leave my house, I prefer the place I stay to be as nice or nicer than my own home. I always imagined a... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2011

We had the B&B for ourselves as the restaurant closes at 10pm and the 2 other rooms were empty. 2 rooms including ours share a huge bathroom and the other one has en-suite. Lovely view from our room on the small flower garden below with the sea in the background . Room was a good size with nice furniture. Good... More 

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Dodgeville, Mi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2011

We arrived in San Francisco on our train 5 hours late and had to make the drive to Mendocino in the dark. The drive was difficult and we were tired, but the arrangements that the Inn made for us to check in late were so helpful. The room was beautifully decorated and simple and the bed was amazingly comfortable. Though... More 

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Thank Mich_UP_Girl
Washington, D.C.
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2011

We were driving down the coast and needed some dinner, so we called the restaurant, Moosse Cafe, which was about to close but stayed open because we had called ahead. We had a very good dinner there, although it could have used a vegetarian selection on the dinner entree menu. While having dinner, the lady waiting on us left (I've... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2010

Simple but friendly continental style welcome and service. Of the two rooms available when we called by one had a great ocean view but no en-suite and the other an en-suite but no view so we opted for the Ocean view room and happily shared a bathroom with just one other room. Nice simple continental breakfast and a good restaurant... More 

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Address: 390 Kasten Street, Mendocino, CA 95460
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
Price Range: $122 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The two rooms without private bath have better views as they have windows that face the ocean. The one with private bath only has a partial view of the ocean. Bring shampoo, conditioner, moisturizer and any other toiletries you might need. Only liquid soap is provided. There is no special guest parking but street parking is really easy to find.”
 of 5 bubbles Amy_SF_USA, 23 Sep 2013 | Read review
“All three rooms have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Chelsea42, 20 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The two rooms that share a bath have the best views of the ocean, but it's all good!”
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 of 5 bubbles bevvy22, 30 Sep 2012 | Read review
“The Blue Heron has it's own bathroom, but the other rooms are a bit bigger. As I mention in the review "I've never stayed somewhere where I had to share a bathroom and figured, "why start now". But next time even if the only room available was one of the ones that shares a bathroom, I won't hesitate to take it. I saw the bathroom that is shared and it's a VERY nice, very BIG, very clean bathroom. And it's literally 10 feet from your door. Even for a super anal retentive, somewhat reclusive person like me, it wouldn't be a problem. again, not sure about other places, but here.....no problem. Our bathroom was also very nice and very clean. Clean and soft towels too.”
 of 5 bubbles GM3_SF, 28 May 2012 | Read review
“From what I saw all the rooms are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles Mich_UP_Girl, 12 Aug 2011 | Read review
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