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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mendocino is an absolute gem of a town. Small and sleepy, but breathtakingly beautiful. There are no major chain hotels here, only little inns and B&Bs. The Packard House is one of a trio of inns run by the Blue Door Group (the other two being the Blue Door Inn and JD House) that are all interconnected and a few... More 

Thank Adi T
2 reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

My husband and I stayed in the Packard house for two nights, celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary. We arrived at the Blue Door to pick up our keys, and were welcomed with warm fresh-baked cookies, followed by lovely wine and small treats. We headed down to the Packard house, and were delighted by our room. We stayed in the king... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed here for a weekend (drove up from SF where we live) along with my parents who were visiting from Brazil and all found it to be very charming -- the staff was exceptionally friendly. We stayed at the Packard House which is very well appointed -- not shabby old decor that you get in a lot of B&B's.... More 

Thank jujuca22
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The accommodations at Packard house were breathtaking! We stayed at the Kasten Cottage specifically and would not hesitate to make another reservation. With so many amenities and warm service from John and Ruby, we could not have asked for more. The cottage is very roomy and has street access to make unloading/loading easy from your car. The grounds are peaceful... More 

Thank Jeffrey P
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We knew we were pushing our luck trying to find a B&B with weekend rooms available on a Wednesday, but we are so happy Packard House was what we stumbled upon. Located a few minutes walk from the "main drag" of tiny Mendocino, the house is beautiful and old and has been tastefully renovated on the inside to reflect more... More 

Thank Madeleine S
California, USA
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169 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Delightful place! The owners are very nice. The room (Queen) was large and the bath tub -- you can host Olympic swimming competitions in it! Seriously, it's a deep soaking tub fit for two. The room is quiet, warm, and well furnished, and the bed is comfortable. The breakfast is served in the nearby JD house (freshly cooked, lots of... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Spent one night here while passing through. There was no onsite staff. Breakfast is at another B&B a few blocks away. Breakfast is not available until after 9AM. Not good if you are an early riser and/or you need to depart before 9:30 +/-. Steep, tight stairway if you are upstairs. Checkin is at a 3rd location. Staff there was... More 

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Amanda W, Public Relations Manager at Packard House, responded to this review

Packard House is part of Blue Door Group in Mendocino - 3 small B&Bs within a couple blocks of each other. We offer check-in at one of the inns to streamline the experience and ensure that each guest has contact with our staff. Packard House is our most private of the three options, which many guests enjoy - the beauty... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We stayed with Blue Door twice in July, and both were excellent. John & Ruby are fantastic hosts, and went out of their way to take of us; John, you're the best! First stay, we had two rooms in Packard House which were great. The large, comfortable common area, with dining table and sitting areas, was the perfect spot to... More 

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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stayed here in May 2016. It was beautiful and relaxing. Our tub's jets didn't work, the shower leaked and the fireplace wasn't working. They did fix our fireplace and shower. However, we never did get to use our jets. The breakfast on Sunday was delicious but on Monday, too many dishes served with walnuts, which we are allergic to.... More 

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Gouda, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stayed at Kasten Cottag, located near Packard House. The cottage was nice, but did not, in our opinion, match the luxury standard of the Packard House (were were could grab coffeeor tea and check out), the Blue Door Inn (were the check inn was) and the JD House (were the breakfast was). The couch and the carpet had quite... More 

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Offering sophisticated luxury in a casual coastal environment, the Packard House is a Mendocino bed and breakfast (one of the three Mendocino sister inns that make up Blue Door Group - Inns of Mendocino) is located in the heart of Mendocino Village. Downtown shops, beaches, trails, headlands, and fine dining are all within walking distance. Biking, kayaking and fishing are all nearby, and the fabulous wineries of Anderson Valley are a short drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Packard House

Address: 45170 Little Lake St, Mendocino, CA 95460
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
Price Range: £180 - £220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Packard House Hotel Mendocino
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“We stayed at the Chapman room- perfectly adequate, peaceful and with good views.”
 of 5 bubbles adit116, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cottages for a more secluded stay, the house for a better view and more upscale accommodations.”
 of 5 bubbles JeffreyP563, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My wife used a walker at the time of our visit due to knee replacement surgery. She managed to get up the stairs but don't recommend it.”
 of 5 bubbles Portagees, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Probably better not to choose the Kasten cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles DiekeL, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We liked the Village View Room”
 of 5 bubbles ElizaStok, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
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