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Belmont, CA
Reviewed 15 April 2014

It's been a decade and quite a few visits since we first stayed at Hillside Inn for a week after being out of the country. It was pleasantly "retro" then and has maintained the image with a comfortable, spotless facility that is totally devoid of glitz, glam or the obsequious perkiness that some seem to equate with "service." Prices have...

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Vancouver BC
Reviewed 15 March 2014

Basic, clean accommodation, but hasn't been upgraded in years. I was upset that it's listed in the AAA book as offerring an AAA member discount (and displays the AAA sign) but after we got a room quote we then showed our membership card and asked for the discount. "It's already factored into the price" said the lady. Not possible: how...

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Fallbrook, California
Reviewed 9 February 2014

My son recommended this hotel because of the proximity to his home. It seems the hotel has been owned by the same couple for some 30 years. It is meticulously maintained. It probably has not been upgraded much but, like a well kept older car, it has the charm of being somewhat vintage. The owner, obviously, takes great pride in...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 24 November 2013

As others have stated, this motel is the cheapest option, that is still decent, in the area. For two people on a Saturday night in November it came to $93 with tax - tax added $11 to the bill. There is no breakfast included in the room rate, but there is a fantastic cafe attached to the building. The rooms...

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Reviewed 22 November 2013

Managers are helpful and honest. Although the website gives contact info, when I emailed, instead of an answer to my inquiry, I received an email with the hotel phone number in response. Kitchen for $4.00 a night gets you four burners, plates, pots etc., a small oven (although no pan to cook in the oven) and a good half size...

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El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 13 October 2013

I like this hotel not just for usual reasons, cleanliness, etc, but a subtle retro transport to the 1960's. The pebbled deck cement of the swiming pool, starry glitter ceiling of my room, and older fixtures and architecture made me imagine the Brady Bunch may have stayed once in my room - well, maybe a little exaggeration - but the...

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Reviewed 21 September 2013

We stayed at the Hillside Inn in Santa Rosa recently for vacation. We made last minute reservations here, after someone in our large group suggested we stay there. I called to reserve my room, only a few days before my arrival date. The very nice lady on the phone said, "what time will you be here?". Well, I thought I...

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Orangevale
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We needed a place to stay for one night and everything was booked for the marathon that weekend. This place did not take electronic reservations which had me a little nervous, but sure enough our reservation did hold (they will release it after 4pm unless you call with a credit card). It was a GREAT price for the area and...

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Sandhurst, Berks.
Reviewed 5 August 2013

On tour in this part of California, we had no room booked and decided to try the Hillside Inn on the basis of a guide book recommendation. We got the last room for the night (it was about 4pm on a Saturday). It was a very comfortable and large room. The decor was a bit tired but it was very...

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Reviewed 23 July 2013

I can see why this place has received high remarks. Yes, they are old school. What the heck is wrong with that every once in a while? I'm appreciating the fact that they hold people accountable for showing up to rooms. So, you have to show up by 4p otherwise they give the room away. You have to book by...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled within the heart of Sonoma County the Hillside Inn offers a variety of accommodations, comfort, and in-city conveniences. Located just a few blocks from village shops and restaurants and two miles from downtown Santa Rosa the Hillside Inn is ideally located. Guest rooms are affordable and cozy, a ‘Home Away from Home’. Come and discover nearby area wineries for tasting and tours, wander the scenic north coast, or explore the towering redwoods. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hillside Inn

Address: 2901 4th St, Santa Rosa, CA 95409-4020
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Santa Rosa
Price Range: $96 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Hillside Hotel Santa Rosa
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“upstairs rooms more private with walk out balconies”
kjlemons1966, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get room closer to the office the wi-fi is MUCH better closer there”
heylong112, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Please ask proprietor to repeat the check-in time when making the reservation. Be brief.”
ctraveller749, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for any room back from the front - as the traffic sounds are LOUD.”
861kayeb, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Our room was on the bottom floor near the restaurant and pool, yet it was very quiet.”
77mic, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
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