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East Cowes, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We spent three wonderful nights here, our room had a large patio that had a view that literally stretch as far as the eye can see and not another house in view. We were looked after from the moment we arrived, a lovely room that was so homely with all the comforts of home. The breakfast certainly sets you up... More 

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Huddersfield
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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

loved it her marg and wolfgang great hosts pointed us to lumberjack cafe fof dinner which was great food .quite quirky but great value for money breakfast lovely xglad we didnt miss one .great experience

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Aiken, South Carolina
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71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Penn Blanco is definitely set in a remote area. We were getting a little anxious on the drive there on long winding road. It's near Coulterville but trust me, there's not much there other than history. The drive to Groveland for dinner is about 20 minutes one way through farm land and best traveled before dark. The Inn ( remember... More 

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McAllen, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

It took us more than an hour of driving the twistiest road to reach this beyond remote place not to mention dirt road of more than a mile from the main road. No neighbors, no cell service. Bare parking lot except the three big black dogs barking, scratching and jumping on our rental car!!! It felt like a scene in... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

We received a very warm welcome from Margi and Wolfgang. The room was lovely and extremely well stocked with unexpected extras! Breakfast was excellent and gave us an opportunity to chat to the other guests staying at the lodge. Margi was a great host giving us lots if useful advice!

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3 Thank Clare M
Los Angeles, California
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We booked 4 nights at the Penon Blanco and would have loved to stay longer. The breakfast was delicious and Margi and Wolfgang made sure to take any special food needs into the menu. I am lactose intolerant and mostly gluten free. I did not ask them to but they made sure that I was able to eat with the... More 

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3 Thank pdmcafee
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Reviewed 31 July 2015

My family and I stayed at Penon Blanco while visiting Yosemite earlier this month and we all agree that it was a perfect decision for us. We stayed in the Lookout Room which was a good fit for my husband, 10yr old son and myself. My son said that this was his favorite place during the entire trip! The food... More 

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2 Thank Mary Ann C
Wuppertal, Germany
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156 reviews
87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Yes, this remote little place is different. It is quaint and I would consider it a real bed and breakfast. A bit old-fashioned but everything is done with a theme in mind and a very loving hand. I had the best night sleep there - the bed was great! The breakfast table is also beautifully set. I did not mid... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Valid boast of amazing views, but we failed to enjoy. The hosts were somewhat reluctant, the facilities tired and old, eg tiny TV screen. Decor was dark and twee. The acclaimed breakfast was a major disappointment. Very expensive for the experience.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

This place was not easy to get to! It's certainly remote, miles up a windy road near a tiny town. If you're looking for a remote getaway, you've found it. We were visiting Yosemite, which is about an hour away down the John Muir highway (more windy roads). Quirky decor and the top room has a beautiful view of Lake... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Penon Blanco Lookout

Address: 4705 Penon Blanco Rd, Coulterville, CA 95311-9702
Region: United States > California > Coulterville
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Stayed in the John Muir suite. Perfect. View of lake McClure and mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles AJandCin, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“The John Muir Jr. Suite has a private entrance.”
  • The sun getting ready to crest the hilltop.
 of 5 bubbles 244stephanieb, 22 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The Lookout Room and the John Muir Suite have better views than the Joaquin Murieta Room.”
 of 5 bubbles LydiaK950, 16 Jun 2013 | Read review
“We loved the private deck of the John Muir room! No swimming pool, but the hot tub was lovely. No fitness room, but after a day of hiking through Yosemite, who needs it?”
 of 5 bubbles SueDugan, 26 May 2012 | Read review
“Grab the suite on the bottom floor”
 of 5 bubbles LeighW461, 22 Oct 2011 | Read review
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