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Enchanted April Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Pilot Hill B&B and Inns
Reviewed 4 September 2011

I keep coming back here. After many trips to the Gold Country, I always check in here despite there being so many inn choices here. The owner is very gracious & welcoming. This isn't an old, dumpy, dusty place but it's new, clean & pristine. Thats why i like it so much. Loved sitting by the pool outside with a glass of wine after a day of exploring the wineries. It's so quiet and peaceful, a real break even if you haven't traveled far. And since I'm a horse nut, I also like visiting the horses. Feels like you're really in the country.

Room Tip: The Soothing Waters room is especially luxurious & worth the splurge.
  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 February 2011

I stayed a night with a bunch of friends, so we took up all the rooms; which made it nice...almost like we had a rented a house with a cook; which brings me to Elke (owner) who is fabulous, so friendly and a joy to talk with. For breakfast we got to sit out by the pool and the views are amazing and the food was fabulous!! The rooms are all very nice and cozy....I slept so well. The grounds are beautiful too...was nice to be able to go down and visit with the horses! Loved it...can not wait to be able to go back! :)

  • Stayed: June 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 February 2011

All the bridesmaids stayed there right before my sister got married last year. It was so fabulous that four of us brought back our spouses and did it again. Elke is a fantastic hostess, there when you want her to be and gone when you don't. Her breakfasts are sublime and she has special touches for whatever you are celebrating. She remembers your preferences and even has notes on what breakfast she served you so you don't have the same thing twice. The rooms are darling and the home is lovely with a large patio in back with a bbq kitchen area, a fireplace and a pool sized fountain too.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 February 2011

Quiet. Gracious host. Great meal. Couldn't ask for more.

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 February 2011

Enchanted April Farm epitomizes cleanliness in public accomodations. No dust anywhere. Linens and rooms are excellent. Beds are comfortable and you are not close to anything so you will get all the peace and quiet you could want. Just ask Elke the Innkeeper if you have any particular desires and she will do her best to accomodate you even to the point of anticipating what you may desire.
Elke demostrates the art of the gourmet breakfast every morning, in a separate dining room with wonderful china and settings. The breakfast usually comes in courses with a printed menu of the day's repast on your setting when you arrive at the table. Depending on the other guests at the Inn, Elke can and will accomodate your breakfast times.
If you have horses the facilities are very good. My only criticisim would be having a dumpster closer to the corrals for the manure. You will be expected to feed and clean up after your own animal.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 February 2011

My 18 year old daughter and I stayed at Enchanted April Inn and had the most peaceful time. The hospitality was fantastic and Elke made us feel like it was our home. I would highly recommend going there for a stay. Freat breakfast and a really relaxing time.
Sincerely,
Lisa Croft
Fremont, CA

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 8 February 2011

Very clean. Elke assures that your stay will meet your expectations and more. She is genuinely concerned for her guests ensuring that the food, room(s), accomodations are all excellent.

  • Stayed: August 2010, travelled as a couple
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Address: 5950 Salmon Falls Rd, Between Coloma, Placerville, Auburn & El Dorado Hills, Pilot Hill, CA 95664-9693
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Region: United States > California > Pilot Hill
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Pilot Hill
Price Range: £193 - £256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Enchanted April Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
2 hours from San Francisco or Reno, 40 minutes from Sacramento. Close to everything yet you feel like you're a million miles away.Come enjoy luxury country estate lodging at its finest. ... more   less 
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