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Chinaberry Hill - A Luxury Urban B&B Experience

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Reviewed 16 September 2009

Absolutely a perfect holiday (4th of July) weekend. Our family stayed in this beautiful place while attending a nephew's wedding in Puyallup. My grown daughters were totally taken in by this place and our perfect host, Cecil whio made us feel like his own family. The breakfasts were outstanding as was our entertaining conversations with our host. We stayed in...

1Thank Montanamagpie50
Reviewed 12 March 2009

I rented the carridge house upstairs suite for three days during Wintergrass. The folks who own and run the B&B are very nice however the house is in much need of restoration, painting, and a good thourough cleaning. I have travelled world wide for over 30 years and have stayed at many B&B both older home and new. I am...

2Thank TroutmanMontana
Reviewed 30 November 2008

This B&B has fabulous breakfasts, 19th century charm, and up-to-date bedding, internet access, cable, off street parking, jazz in the period parlor. Wonderful coffee, ground with a state of the art burr grinder, great restaurant recommendations, a wonderful view of the Sound. My living quarters, upstairs in the carriage house, consisted of a little parlor, the bedroom, a quaint walk-in...

1Thank pawtuby
Boulder, Co
Reviewed 7 November 2008

Wherever we go, we always find ourselves comparing our experiences to what we get when we stay at Chinaberry Hill (this is our third visit). Beautiful rooms (the beds are super comfy!), fun décor (if you like both opulent and quirky, this is the place for you), easily the best breakfasts we’ve had anywhere – and awesome hosts. You know...

1Thank arjana
Reviewed 7 November 2008

These people are amazing... they go above and beyond the norm to make your stay unique and personal. Sitting down to a delightful, hardy breakfast and delightful conversation with Cecil and Yarrow is a special treat. From mints on the pillow to fresh cookies in the jar-- Chinaberry Hill has all the little touches that make a place feel like...

1Thank mediameg
Reviewed 6 July 2008

It is obvious that this B&B was very charming a long time ago, however the current owners seem happy to focus on profits and neglect the property which is generally run down. We stayed in the hayloft which appears to be the worse room there, which is probably why there are no pictures of it on their website. The bathroom...

1Thank dipetetravel
Reviewed 11 October 2007

I stayed in the hayloft and enjoyed it very much. Lots of nooks and crannies and everything, and more, that one would expect to find in a hotel. Cecil has great advice on where to go, and what to do (he's basically done it all). If you do not want to drive, this is a great area to walk around,...

1Thank buzzFlorida
Reviewed 5 October 2007

I stayed in Tacoma on business and after a hectic 3 days, it was a delight to stay here. Apprehensive at first for the yard looked overgrown and the house could use paint (it actually adds to the antiqueness of the place) I was thrilled with my room! The owners were lovely and very accomodating. My room was a two...

2Thank dpmiss
Las Vegas NV
Reviewed 29 October 2006

What wonderful retreat! The bubbly jacuzzis are so relaxing. The beds are comfortable. The breakfast is a real meal. The coffee is freshly ground and delicious. We've relaxed outside in the lovely gardens with books and played scrabble in the parlor. We've stayed in every room and each has its own charm. The first time there we watched the ships...

3Thank Sasai
Reviewed 16 September 2006

I have stayed at this property three times in the last 4 years. Once prior to buying a bed and breakfast in Sacramento and twice afterwards. I have stayed in three different rooms. I've stayed in the Carriage House, the third floor large room (we had 5 people sleep comfortably), and a front room with an amazing tub, view, and...


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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 N Tacoma Ave, Tacoma, WA 98403-2737
Region: United States > Washington > Tacoma
Price Range: $150 - $326 (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.”
BikerDad178, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The website is chock full of detailed, helpful information about the rooms. We chose our room based upon that information.”
LorriW203, 15 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Cecil was nice enough to upgrade us to a beautiful bay facing room: the Wild Rose Suite.”
kaliinbellingham, 13 Dec 2012 | Read review
“All the rooms are lovely, just depends on what size you need and if you care about a view.”
delene7, 20 Sep 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.”
goodwinker, 13 Oct 2011 | Read review
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