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“Fantastic cottage in Mendocino”
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9 reviews
Welcome to The Larkin Cottage!
Plenty of off-street parking.
Your stay awaits you.
The entrance to the private yard.
Private yard.
Private hot tub is on the right.
Hot tub off the deck
Living room with fireplace.
Vintage pine cabinet holds TV and media equipment.
Dining area.  Comfortable chairs perfect for reading & watching TV by the fire.
Fully equipped kitchen overlooking the yard.
Bedroom featuring a queen-size Sleep Number bed with luxurious linens.
Bathroom with tub/shower.  Plush robes are provided for your enjoyment.
Porch overlooking the yard and hot tub.
View from the yard.
The gazebo in the gardens, perfect for a small wedding!
Swing in The Larkin Cottage garden.
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Mendocino, Mendocino County, California

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Excellent - based on 9 reviews
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Linda L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Fantastic cottage in Mendocino”
Reviewed 9 June 2018 for a stay in May 2018

We stayed here for 7 nights as part of our 3 week trip to California. It was the perfect place to relax and unwind away from staying in hotels. Both the cottage and the area were lovely. Linda, the owner, couldn’t have been more friendly or welcoming. It was a fantastic place to stay and visit the State Parks, the Redwood trees were amazing, lots of coastal walks, and even tried both sea and river kayaking. I would highly recommend staying here if ever in the area.

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Management Response
9 Jun 2018
It was so good to meet you both. I would gladly welcome you back if you are ever this way again. ~Linda
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Becky G
Yokohama, Japan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely cottage close to Village of Mendecino”
Reviewed 23 February 2018 for a stay in February 2018
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This cottage is well appointed beyond the basics (e.g., nice thick towels, bathrobes, good pillows/mattress, welcome gift basket) and offers privacy despite being on a property close to the main house. The design of the property is such that the front deck & hot tub of cottage face a back garden and high fence and the cottage has tall hedges trees surrounding it. If you are looking for a quiet, very clean, and meticulously maintained place to stay with a very responsive owner, this is it! The only downsides for someone could be the lack of ocean view and faint road noise audible from the front deck/hot tub only, but these were minimal issues for us. Would definitely rent again!

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netime201...
Oakland, California
1 review
“Charming romantic country cottage”
Reviewed 1 September 2017 for a stay in August 2017

If you want a romantic getaway, or just a cozy solo one, this is your place! Country style cottage with matching decor and all the amenities: Sleep number bed, completely private outdoor hot tub, small but fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, porch, comfy living room, lots of fluffy towels and good linens. Everything was absolutely immaculate, so if you need clean, you got it. It's located just outside Mendocino proper -- a 2 minute drive or 10 min walk -- so convenient yet quiet and private. Many thoughtful touches such as a gift basket to welcome you with some treats. Met owner who was very helpful. A great deal -- a whole cottage for the price of a Mendo B&B room. Highly recommended!

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suzettehe...
Rancho Cordova, California
1 review
“One of a kind cottage”
Reviewed 21 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Larkin cottage is a perfect place for two to spend an anniversary. We spent our 4th here and it is arguably the best place we've been to so far.Linda's attention to detail and thoughtfulness about everything you could need for a romantic weekend is aamazing. She thought of everything , even things we didn't need but it was nice to know those thing's where there. So,if you like cozy,comfortable, peaceful,beautiful surroundings this is the place for you.
p.s.she also included a very nice welcome basket filled with wonderful treats and goodies that we made full use of. Thank you linda can't wait to go back. Sincerely Mark & suzette D. In rancho Cordova.

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Management Response
21 Aug 2017
Mark and Suzette, I am glad you enjoyed your stay at The Larkin Cottage. The weather here was a change from all of the heat in the Valley. Soon, September and October, we usually have our best weather. The days are sunny and warm and the nights are cool, perfect for enjoying the fireplace. I hope to see you again. ~Linda
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chrisF642...
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
“Wonderful cottage in beautiful setting”
Reviewed 2 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

Our stay at the Larkin Cottage was wonderful. The cottage was cozy and perfect for our 3 day stay. Close to gorgeous parks and good hikes...plus walking distance into Mendocino.

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Liked best: Breakfast fixed in the tiny but well equipped kitchen...
Liked least: Fireplace fan was noisy.
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