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1859 National Historic Hotel, Jamestown, California, Courtyard dining available during warm weather months

Built in 1859 and proudly claiming to be one of California’s ten oldest hotels, the National Hotel is located on the main street of Jamestown, the gateway to the Gold Country. The first floor accommodates an acclaimed restaurant where an extravagant breakfast buffet and morning newspapers... more

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            High on a hillside above the Silverado Trail, with magnificent views south along the Napa Valley, Auberge du Soleil sets the standard for luxurious self-indulgence. The bedrooms are housed in cottages nestled amidst manicured slopes of olive trees and are decorated in Mediterranean style—cool... more

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                The foundations of The Babbling Brook Inn date back to the 1790s when padres from the Santa Cruz Mission built a grist mill on the property, taking advantage of the small stream to grind corn. In the late 19th century a tannery powered by a huge water wheel was constructed. Beside the historic ... more

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                        The Beach House at Hermosa Beach occupies a spectacular location on the beach just steps from the heart of this lively southern California town. Even if you have no desire to join in all the fun on the sand or roller-blade, bike, run, walk, or stroll the path that separates the beach from the i... more

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                          Beach House Hotel, 3½ miles from the town of Half Moon Bay, offers stunning views of the ocean and the boats of Princeton Harbor. Welcoming guests since 1997, Beach House Hotel has 54 lofts, each with a patio or balcony, with beach facing rooms (our favorites) boasting spectacular vistas of th... more

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                            La Jolla Bed & Breakfast, La Jolla, San Diego, California

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                              Belle de Jour Inn, Healdsburg, California, United States-Exterior View

                              The Belle de Jour Inn, a complex of farm cottages built in 1873, has a rural, hillside setting just to the north of historic Healdsburg. The impeccably maintained complex has five cottages with guestrooms plus a single-story farmhouse, the home of Brenda and Tom, who run their small inn with gr... more

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                                Beltane Ranch, Glen Ellen, Sonoma Wine Country

                                It is hard not to notice Beltane Ranch, a pale-yellow board-and-batten house encircled on both stories by broad verandahs, set on the hillside off the Valley of the Moon Road. Check in at the cozy country kitchen when you arrive: if no one is around, you will find a welcome note on the chalkboa... more

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                                  You would think you were in England instead of northern California when you first see the large Tudor-style Benbow Inn. The English theme continues as you step inside the lounge with its large antique fireplace flanked by comfortable sofas, antique chests, paintings, needlepoint, cherry-wood wa... more

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                                    Our favorite place to stay in the Carmel Valley is the spectacular Bernardus Lodge. This gorgeous boutique hotel has only 57 rooms, and the quality and service are unsurpassed. The charming terracotta and mustard colored buildings are scattered around the property which is set among the hotel... more

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                                      BEST WESTERN CAVALIER SAN SIMEON

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                                          Bissell House Dining Room

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                                            Blackbird Inn, Napa, California, Exterior

                                            Sitting quietly on its corner lot on First Street for close to a hundred years and previously used as a family home and commercial offices, this fine old shingle-sided structure was carefully made over in readiness for its new life as the Blackbird Inn. Resplendently renovated with a new interi... more

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                                              Blue Lantern Inn, Dana Point, California, US, Guestroom

                                              The Blue Lantern Inn, perched on a bluff offering unparalleled views of the fascinating harbor of Dana Point and the blue Pacific, is an outstanding inn on southern California’s Riviera. The inn is designed in a Cape Cod style—a most appealing building whose many gables, towers, and jutting... more

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                                                When Brewery Gulch Inn opened in 2001 it brought a new look to the area of mostly victorian style lodgings. Redwood logs, originally harvested in the 1800s and preserved, buried deep in the silt of the neighboring Big River before being “rescued”, are a key ingredient in its construction. S... more

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                                                  Mission Hills Conominium, Rancho Mirage, CA

                                                  Great Value! Superb Location!This beautiful 3200 square foot unit (109 Mission Hills Drive) has a spacious open floor plan and is beautifully decorated. The gorgeous mountain and golf course views are stunning. We offer the best value in Mission Hills. There is a TV in every bedroom and a 40&qu... more

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                                                    Carter House Inns, Eureka, California

                                                    Carter House Inns are made up of five buildings: the majestic Carter House, the adorable Bell Cottage,  the Carter Cottage next door, the adjacent Hotel Carter and 417 M Street which offer extended stay accommodations. The inns are the dream of Mark Carter who, after restoring several Victor... more

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                                                        The Casa Malibu has closed for renovation. Recently purchased by billionaire, Larry Ellison, he has  plans to convert it to a luxury, "Japanese concept hotel".  We will keep you posted as we learn more.... more

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                                                            Channel Road Inn, Santa Monica, California,

                                                            The Channel Road Inn dates back to 1910 when Thomas McCall built an elaborate wood-shingled home for his large family. A third story was later added, giving plenty of space for the 15 guestrooms it now offers. The house has an interesting location: just on the fringe of Pacific Palisades yet on... more

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                                                              Hotel Charlotte in downtown Groveland on the Way to Yosemite
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                                                                  The Chateau de Vie is a delightful hideaway—a small pseudo French country château surrounded by vineyards just to the north of Calistoga. Wine, cheese and hors d’oeuvres are enjoyed on the back deck for most of the year, and in winter fireside in the sitting room. If you are feeling energe... more

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                                                                    Chateau du Sureau

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                                                                      Jumping Rocks

                                                                      The Cheshire Cat is comprised of two lovely beige and white Victorians sitting side by side and connected by a tranquil flower-filled bricked patio (where breakfast is served), four private cottages, and a coach house. In the foyer of the main house a grouping of Alice in Wonderland figurines s... more

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                                                                            Cottage Inn - Facade

                                                                            The Cottage Inn, built as a resort in 1938, offers a number of storybook cottages nestled under the trees on the edge of Lake Tahoe. The lovely cottages, all with individual themes (Bird’s Nest, Bit of Bavaria) capture the mountain-cabin atmosphere with their exposed knotty-pine walls, rich f... more

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                                                                              Nestled in two secluded acres next to Highway 29 between Napa and Yountville are eight brightly colored luxury cottages, a creation of owner Mike Smith. What was formerly a motor court (the oldest of the original cottages dates back to the 1920’s) has been transformed into a garden court, wit... more

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                                                                                  Cypress Inn, Carmel, California

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                                                                                    Cypress Inn on Miramar Beach, California

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                                                                                            Front of Dunbar House, 1880

                                                                                            After the 49er gold boom Murphys dozed quietly under its locust and elm trees until, more recently, tourists discovered its charms. Just off Main Street within easy walking distance to town Dunbar House, 1880 is a handsome Victorian with a wraparound porch where guests can sit and sip Gold Coun... more

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                                                                                              The Elk Cove Inn, built on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is an early example of Arts & Crafts architecture with gables, a gazebo, and a million-dollar view of cove and towering rock weathered by the crashing sea. In the main house, the dining room is set with tables in front of two... more

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                                                                                                The Fallon Hotel is owned and operated in the same way as the nearby City Hotel in this gem of a Gold Rush town. The hotel opened in 1986 after receiving a $4,000,000 refurbishment from the State of California. The bedrooms are perfect reflections of the opulent 1880s, with patterned ceilings, ... more

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                                                                                                  The Farmhouse Inn provides accommodation and an excellent restaurant in the heart of the Russian River wine valley. Set back off the busy River Road the main house, circa 1872, resplendent in yellow and cream trim with chocolate shutters, is home to the restaurant, which serves breakfast daily ... more

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