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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2013 via mobile

Desmond house is is a great place to stay. Gregg has done a wonderful job making it cozy and comfortable. Inside and out there are lovely seating areas for quiet talks. The bed was very comfortable and I slept like a baby, something I rarely do on trips. Gregg has mastered the balance of being a great host and allowing... More 

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3 Thank Anushka-ma
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Checked in early, and Greg was there to meet me. I chose the brooks room because of the bed. It's an antigue bed that was shipped in from the east coast, and it has a lot of history behind it. The house is tastefully decorated and we could sit by the bay window and stare out all day long. Greg... More 

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2 Thank smf834
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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111 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Lovely stay in a cute and tasteful home. Greg is a gracious and warm host and his house is filled with novel nik naks. There is a pleasant outdoor area to lounge in and the rooms are comfortable and well ventilated. The beds were feeling a little old and hard but not a big deal. Breakfast was great -fresh fruit... More 

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1 Thank Jensjourney
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2011

Greg gave us a warm welcome and tour of this lovely little B&B. We felt relaxed straight away. I would recommed the Desmond house.

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1 Thank Kim M
Brussels, Belgium
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105 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2011

Greg has the most wonderfully decorated house; the place is packed with antiques of the Art Nouveau period.The place is better than a museum of furniture of that particular era. It is clear that Greg put a lot of time and effort in gathering all these objects that give this house an extraordinary feel. Both rooms are great (we could... More 

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1 Thank Albert047
San Francisco, California
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111 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2011

We loved our brief respite at The Desmond House. Greg, the owner, made us feel very comfortable and actually sat with us while we had breakfast. What commends the Desmond House is the hospitality. Throughout our visit, Greg did all he could to make us feel welcome and comfortable. The Desmond House has two guest rooms, a common living room,... More 

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1 Thank WalnutBaron
Ashland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2011

Fantastic! At the Desmond House you will find relaxed and homey accommodations and a warm and welcoming home-owner. The beds are dreamy and the antique furnishings are lovely. Greg, the owner of the home, has a quirky interest in renovating old lamps and light fixtures, bringing color, fun and frivolity into every nook and cranny of the home. We thoroughly... More 

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1 Thank LMcConger
Cupertino, California
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Reviewed 13 June 2011

I had to travel to Redding as my daughter was having surgery at the Shasta Regional Medical Center. I arrived, after driving for five hours, tired and just a bit anxious. The moment Greg greeted me and showed me my room I started relaxing. The bed had a great mattress. There were robes in the closet, the bathroom was modern... More 

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1 Thank dtippie
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2011

If you’re the kind of person who likes to relax and be pampered then the Desmond House is for you. The house blends ‘old world’ charm with modern conveniences and most importantly an incredibly comfortable mattress. Awake each morning with coffee and enjoy life on the Sacramento River right from the front window. You will be happy you stayed at... More 

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2 Thank jmarceau2006
Walnut Creek, CA
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Reviewed 25 October 2010

Clean, homey, safe, modern bathrooms and old world living spaces. Lovely details in the furnishings, a cross between 1850 and 1930 in the eclectic collections and especially the lighting fixtures. Everything works perfectly; there are 2 large screen TV's where we could watch the Giants' game in the fluffy provided robes! We had the 2 BR house to ourselves, a... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: 1449 Riverside Drive, Redding, CA 96001
Region: United States > California > Redding
Price Range: $127 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Both rooms are great! You can't go wrong.”
  • Bridge that you can walk across...very worth seeing...
  • View out front window
 of 5 bubbles AnnS992, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Either room is lovely, quiet, roomy & well appointed ~ bathrooms are small but modern.”
 of 5 bubbles beaujangle, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are two beautiful antique-filled rooms each with private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles 72Canadiantraveller, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The bed in the Brooks Room is spectacular and of course comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles davidbV4979MQ, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Both rooms are beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles dtippie, 13 Jun 2011 | Read review
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