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Hotels in California, USA

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California, Big Sur: Big Sur Lodge

47225 Highway One, (800) 424-4787

www.bigsurlodge.com

Crissy from CA, September 2005, #1929, "Simple, comfortable accommodations in Pfeiffer Big Sur National Park. Family friendly rooms spread out among redwood trees. Pool, store, hiking trails and restaurant."

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California, Burlingame: Embassy Suites--San Francisco Airport

150 Anza Boulevard, (650) 342-4600

embassysuites1.hilton.com

Amy from MA (moderator), February 2009, #2521, "Convenient location five minutes from SF Airport. Suites are good for families; breakfast buffet is included."

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California, Cambria: Fogcatcher Inn

Moonstone Beach Drive, (800) 425-4121

www.fogcatcherinn.com

Amy from MA (moderator), February 2009, #2523, "Charming rooms right across from Moonstone Beach in Cambria. The rooms are quiet, nicely decorated, have gas fireplaces, microwave and refrigerator."

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California, Carmel: Monte Verde Inn

Kevin Widrow from France, October 2006, #1675, "Pretty inn dating from 1900. Great location near all the shops and restaurants and a short walk to the beach. Recommended."

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California, Carmel-by-the-Sea: Carmel Village Inn

Ocean and Junipero, (800) 346-3864

www.carmelvillageinn.com

Amy from MA (moderator), February 2009, #2522, "Motel-style hotel on the edge of downtown Carmel. Comfortable, simple rooms. Just a block to restaurants and shops downtown. Excellent value in pricey Carmel."

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California, Cayucos: Cayucos Sunset Inn

95 South Ocean Avenue, (805) 995-2500

www.CayucosSunsetInn.com

Maggie from CA, April 2006, #1416, "A delightful find. A luxurious getaway on the central coast of California. We felt pampered and relaxed in this beautiful B&B."

California, Glen Ellen: Glen Ellen Inn Secret Cottages

(707) 996-1174

www.glenelleninn.com

Cindy Ruth from AK, August 2008, #2355, "Romantic creek-side cottages in Glen Ellen, in Sonoma Wine Country."

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California, Healdsburg: Haydon Street Inn

(707) 433-5228

www.haydon.com

Cindy Ruth from AK, August 2008, #2354, "Charming inn located in the quaint town of Healdsburg, CA."

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California, La Jolla: Hotel Parisi

1111 Prospect, 1-877-4PARISI

www.hotelparisi.com

Pauline from NM, 2003, #1146, "Luxury hotel with fabulous rooms in the heart of La Jolla, north of San Diego."

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California, La Quinta: La Quinta Resort and Club

49-499 Eisenhower Drive, 1-800-598-3828

www.laquintaresort.com

Pauline from NM, 2004, #1148, "Large resort in La Quinta, outside Palm Springs. Nice rooms, beautiful grounds. A bit too far from Palm Springs."

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California, Los Angeles: Hilton - LAX

5711 West Century Boulevard, (310) 410-6036

www.hilton.com

Kim from NJ, February 2012, #3175, "Not a fan of airport hotels, but they serve a purpose, and contrary to my fears, this one was okay."

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California, Los Olivos: Fess Parker's Wine Country Inn

2860 Grand Avenue, (800) 446-2455

www.fessparker.com

tdandmd from CA, February 2006, #1363, "Very nice rooms in a completely relaxing area of the state."

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California, Los Osos: Back Bay Inn

1391 Second Street, (877) 330-2225

www.backbayinn.com

Amy from MA (moderator), July 2012, #3218, "Charming small hotel sited directly on the Bay in Baywood Park/Los Osos, about a half hour drive to San Luis Obispo."

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California, Mendocino: Sweetwater Spa

(800) 300-4140

www.sweetwaterspa.com

will Code For Fun from CA, May 2003, #2128, "Not worth what was a splurge for us."

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California, Ojai: Ojai Valley Inn and Spa

905 Country Club Road, (805) 646-1111

www.ojairesort.com

tdandmd from California, February 2006, #1364, "Beautiful spot in a unique town. Lovely property, excellent service."

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California, Paso Robles: Adelaide Inn

1215 Ysabel Ave., (805) 238-2770

www.adelaideinn.com

KeithfromVA from VA, March 2012, #3191, "Great value for wine tasting in Paso Robles"

Luisa from CA, August 2011, #3108, "Well located motel with spotless good sized rooms."

JDeQ from Canada, March 2007, #1977, "Wonderful motel in the midst of the Paso Robles wine country."

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California, Paso Robles: Emily's House B&B

530 9th Street, (661) 810-2011

www.emilyshouse.net

Roz from CA, February 2012, #3187, "Beautiful house, very comfortable, in a great downtown location, with a very friendly and helpful owner. Both a B&B and vacation rental."

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California, Paso Robles: Hotel Cheval

lizcheckers from CA, August 2007, #1983, "A very nice small hotel in Central California. A great place to spend a romantic weekend in wine country."

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California, Playa del Rey: Inn at Playa del Rey

435 Culver Boulevard, (310) 574-1920

www.innatplayadelrey.com

Colleen from CA (moderator), May 2006, #1481, "Lovely, warm and welcoming B&B overlooking a peaceful bird sanctuary. Minutes from Marina del Rey; easy walk to the small town of Playa del Rey."

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California, San Diego: Glorietta Bay Inn

1630 Glorietta Blvd., (619) 435-3101

www.gloriettabayinn.com

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SL Jones from IL, February 2012, #3188, "In historic & scenic location in Coronado area of San Diego, across from the more famous Hotel Del Coronado; a nice choice."

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California, San Diego: Hotel Del Coronado

1500 Orange Avenue/ Coronado Island, 1-800-HOTELDEL

www.hoteldel.com

Pauline from NM, 2004, #1147, "Beautiful old hotel on the beach in San Diego."

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California, San Diego: La Pensione Hotel

606 West Date Street at India, 1 (800) 232-4683

www.lapensionehotel.com

SlowTalk Forum Reviews from Maria I. from AZ, November 2007, #2776, "Fantastic location in the heart of Little Italy"

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California, San Diego: Marriott Hotel and Marina

333 West Harbor Drive

www.marriott.com

Colleen from CA (moderator), February 2009, #2528, "Typical Marriott - comfortable room, good service. Excellent location on waterfront."

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California, San Diego: Omni San Diego

(619) 231-6664

www.omnihotels.com

KJ from DC, March 2006, #1372, "Great Hotel, immediately across from the San Diego Conference Center"

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California, San Francisco: Air BnB - John Easterday

1460 Clayton Street

www.airbnb.com/san-francisco

CharityB from CA, April 2012, #3204, "Our private bed/bath in this home worked out beautifully. We enjoyed our BnB host, John, and his darling tiny blonde dog--a little miracle from the SPCA."

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California, San Francisco: Chancellor Hotel

433 Powell Street, (415) 362-2004

www.chancellorhotel.com

marygrace from AZ, October 2007, #2085, "Very good choice of hotel on Union Square in San Francisco. Access to cable cars and many restaurants."

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California, San Francisco: Grand Hyatt San Francisco

345 Stockton Street, (415) 398-1234

grandsanfrancisco.hyatt.com

Colleen from CA (moderator), April 2006, #1402, "Elegant comfort in the heart of San Francisco. 1/2 block from Union Square."

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California, San Francisco: Hilton San Francisco

333 O'Farrell Street

www1.hilton.com

Panda from UK, March 2007, #2118, "Efficient, characterless, business hotel - usefully located and a good choice if there are special offers."

Amy from MA (moderator), December 2004, #827, "Enormous hotel on edge of Union Square area. Comfortable rooms; but impersonal atmosphere, and slightly seedy neighborhood at night."

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California, San Francisco: Hotel Diva

440 Geary Street, (800) 553-1900

www.hoteldiva.com

JDeQ from Canada, March 2007, #1978, "Funky hotel just off of Union Square."

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California, San Francisco: Hotel Majestic

1500 Sutter St. (at Gough), (415) 441-1100

thehotelmajestic.com

cubbies from CA, February 2008, #2169, "Victorian inside and out, a small hotel with good friendly service and a great restaurant"

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California, San Francisco: Hotel Palomar

12 Fourth Street, 866.373.4941 or 415.348.1111

www.hotelpalomar.com

Chris from CA, July 2005, #1116, "Well-located, reasonably priced San Francisco hotel with style."

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California, San Francisco: Hotel Vitale

8 Mission Street, (415) 278-3700

www.hotelvitale.com

stella from NY, November 2007, #2132, "A hip, sleek, modern boutique hotel on the Embarcadero Waterfront in San ."

jnini from USA, May 2006, #1502, "I loved my stay at this hotel."

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California, San Francisco: Kensington Park Hotel

450 Post Street, (415) 788-6400

www.kensingtonparkhotel.com

Marian from NJ, February 2008, #2164, "A very pleasant, reasonably priced small hotel that is centrally located in the Union Square area."

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California, San Francisco: Metro Hotel

319 Divisadero St., (415) 861-5364

www.metrohotelsf.com

Fibonacci from TX, November 2009, #2767, "Stayed 4 nights at the Metro Hotel. Clean, comfortable bed, quiet room with new tile shower. Good price for San Francisco. Would stay there again. "

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California, San Francisco: Omni San Francisco Hotel

500 California Street, (415) 677-9494

www.omnihotels.com

tdandmd from CA, December 2005, #1313, "Nice hotel out of the hustle and bustle but still convenient. Expensive parking fee."

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California, San Francisco: The Orchard Hotel

665 Bush Street, 415.362.8878

www.theorchardhotel.com/

Marian from NJ, December 2004, #825, "A great small hotel between Union Square and Nob Hill. Extremely comfortable with luxurious amenities."

Flafreckles from FL, July 2003, #516, "Modern hotel with an Asian flair and super comfy beds!"

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California, San Francisco: Union Street Inn

2229 Union Street

www.unionstreetinn.com

RobynAP from Australia, January 2006, #1373, "Warm and welcoming inn in a lovely San Francisco neighbourhood."

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California, San Francisco: Villa Florence

225 Powell Street

larkspurhotels.com

llee from CA, September 2009, #2717, "Villa Florence is a wonderful small boutique hotel one block from Union Square and on the cable car line."

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California, San Jose: Hotel Valenica - Santana Row

355 Santana Row, (408) 551-0010

www.hotelvalencia.com/santana_row.php

tdandmd from CA, December 2005, #1326, "A great little mini-getaway if you're in the area."

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California, San Jose: Moorpark Hotel

(408) 864-0300

www.moorparkhotel.com

Luisa from CA, July 2011, #3107, "Boutique hotel with underground free parking and small restaurant. Very centrally located in Silicon Valley."

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California, San Luis Obispo: B&B Petit Soleil

1743 Monterey Street, (805) 549-0321

www.petitsoleilslo.com

gloria from CA, June 2006, #1505, "Great B&B with a European flair."

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California, Santa Barbara: Bath Street Inn

1720 Bath Street, (800) 341-2284

www.bathstreetinn.com

KeithfromVA from VA, February 2007, #1807, "Cozy B&B in a nice neigborhood setting with warm and friendly hosts plus good breakfast and sweets!"

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California, Santa Barbara: Blue Sands Motel

421 South Milpas Street, (805) 965-1624

www.bluesandsmotel.com

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Amy from MA, November 2013, #3320, "Small reasonably priced motel with better-than-expected rooms."

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California, Santa Barbara: Hotel Virginia - Holiday Inn Express

17 W. Haley Street, (805) 963-9757

www.hotelvirginia.com

teaberry from USA (moderator), September 2011, #3119, "Great location, historic hotel beautifully refurbished, but with one reservation."

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California, Santa Monica: Doubletree Santa Monica

1707 Fourth Street, (310) 395-3332

doubletree1.hilton.com

Amy from MA (moderator), February 2009, #2524, "This suite hotel appeared to be a decent choice in pricey S.M. Rooms on the back side of the hotel very noisy due to kitchen exhaust fan and laundry rooms."

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California, Santa Monica: The Ambrose Hotel

1255 20th Street, (310) 315-1555

www.ambrosehotel.com

teaberry from USA (moderator), September 2011, #3118, "A peaceful, environment-friendly hotel, away from the bustle."

Cameron from USA, January 2010, #2798, "A green hotel with great rooms, buffet breakfast and location. Free wi-fi, breakfast and parking."

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California, Santa Rosa: Vintners Inn

(707) 575-7350

www.vintnersinn.com

Chris from CA (moderator), #262, "This is a wonderful small inn nestled among the vineyards outside Santa Rosa in the Sonoma County wine country."

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California, Shell Beach: The Cliffs Resort

2757 Shell Beach Road, (800) 826-7827

www.cliffsresort.com

tdandmd from CA, February 2006, #1351, "Good-sized room. Very nice service."

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California, Solvang: Wine Valley Inn

1564 Copenhagen Drive, (800) 824-6444

www.winevalleyinn.com

Shannon from CA, April 2006, #1435, "A reasonably priced hotel in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley wine country."

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California, Sonoma: Brick House Bungalows

313 First Street East, (707) 996-8091

www.brickhousebungalows.com

Pauline from NM, 2005, #1312, "Small hotel in the center of Sonoma. Lovely rooms with full kitchens."

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California, South San Francisco: Hampton Inn SFO

300 Gateway Blvd., (650) 876-0200

hamptoninn.hilton.com

jgk from FL, March 2007, #1839, "A great room for under $100/night."

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California, West Hollywood: Le Montrose Suite Hotel

900 Hammond Street, (800) 776-0666

www.lemontrose.com

stella from NY, November 2007, #2133, "Relaxed, cool comfort off the Sunset Strip."

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