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21 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of girlfriends and I stayed here in October for my birthday. The place is not a bed and breakfast or hotel, but something in between. The rooms we were in were gorgeous and we had a shared deck between the 2 so it was easy to get back and forth between the rooms. We stayed in "the kitchen"... More 

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Indialantic, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to love this place after reading an article in the WSJ...but I think the article was a couple years old and the place is just not being kept up. Its a very cool idea...older estate, made into rooms. I, however, did not think the decor was great (kind of mix/match), I could hear the guy snoring in the... More 

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farmersheart, Owner at The Madrones, responded to this review

Liz; Thank you so much for taking the time to post about the Madrones. We asked our innkeeper and she recalled you, noting that she did spend time trying to assist you with concerns while on site. She mentioned working with you prior to your arrival as you requested a room with balcony, fireplace and view of the vineyard, which... More 

Oakland, California
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At The Madrones in Philo, you'll pay a premium price for a less than premium experience. It feels as though the guest experience is an afterthought, especially considering the $300 per-night price tag. On our first night the WiFi went down around 10:30 at night. It was still down when we woke up the next morning. Wifi is essential because... More 

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farmersheart, Owner at The Madrones, responded to this review

Dear “Assassin”ator ;-) We are so sad to hear your birthday experience was not what you hoped. At least you were able to enjoy the bubbles with left in your room to celebrate. At the Madrones, we are always striving to improve our guest experience and ensure it is a place where people feel comfortable and want to return. Your... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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51 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't stay here but we did stop en route to Mendocino, via Anderson Valley Brewery for an hour of wine tasting. 4 different tasting rooms, very intimate, engaging and friendly experiences. You get the chance to talk about the wines, the two tastings were free (though we did buy wine ), with Signal Ridge being our favourite! Recommend!

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Thank 9to5explorer
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We've stayed at the Madrones since it first opened with a few rooms, plus one winery on the property. Now there are 4 wineries, a wood-fired oven and cafe, more rooms available and an antique gallery. All the rooms are tastefully appointed with stylish furniture and artwork set in a serene setting. The attention to detail is apparent throughout the... More 

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed in the Garden View Room and completely enjoyed our stay. We had an unexpected late check in which was easily accommodated with prompt communication from staff. The room was extremely comfortable, quiet, and private. Breakfast of cereal, yogurt, juice and banana bread was prefect and all we needed. Dishes and glassware were provided and having a "kitchen" sink... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I am writing this a little late as we stayed in February 2016. We went up for a quick weekend vacation from San Francisco to avoid some of the Super Bowl chaos. We stopped at a couple of wineries and dinner on the way up and arrived in the evening. No one was there to check us in but they... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed here last weekend. The Garden View room really does have a wonderful view of a lovely garden. It has high ceilings, large/ tall windows and a very comfortable bed. I think it is everything you come to this area for: Rural, quiet, friendly, lovely and most of all peaceful. I liked this room because it is away from... More 

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Sonoma, CA
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed in the Fallers Cabin for one nite. Cute little place, and comfortable, but very close to the road, which generated quite a bit of noise. the main Madrones facility looks quite cool, and we did enjoy the wines at Drew and Bink. Great location, and Anderson Valley is truly a wonderful little piece of the world.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I spent two nights at The Madrones. We stayed in Room IV, which was very large and had two queen beds. It was above the Stone and Embers restaurant, but we did not hear or smell anything from the restaurant. The room had a view of the vineyard next door. It was very comfortable and spacious. There are four tasting... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
As seen in Sunset, Food & Wine and Departures Magazines, The Madrones is an Agriturismo style destination which offers just four luxurious guest quarters for travelers who seek something unique and intimate in rural setting. This is not a hotel or B&B, so the service is very low touch...no daily maid service is provided. Perfect for travelers looking for a place to get away without someone hovering over you. If you are looking for accommodations rich in amenities, such as spas, restaurants, room service & breakfast, this is probably not a good fit. Surrounded by vineyards and wineries in the heart of the Anderson Valley, this Mediterranean styled compound which was originally a home and private business has garnered prestigious national awards and recognition. The property has four separate tasting rooms offering local small lot wines, as well as a curiosity store, cheese counter and private gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Madrones

Address: 9000 Hwy 128, Philo, CA 95466
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Philo
Price Range: $433 - $474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“The living room is great for couples. Amazing bed, large windows, fireplace... However due to the fireplace, it does smell a little smokey.”
  • the living room
 of 5 bubbles barbs3188, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Reservations are a good idea - Read the website - very informative.”
 of 5 bubbles artb513, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For late check-ins, prearrange with them, they'll give you the directions.”
 of 5 bubbles ilj1006, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“bring a jet pack for heavy streaming”
 of 5 bubbles cherylf798, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There was some street noise in the Master, but barely noticeable. Room was very private, too”
 of 5 bubbles sarahbh2016, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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