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Denmark Western Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2013

We had the pleasure of saying with Margi and Wolfgang for two days last month and since then have stayed with two more B & Bs and the Penon Blanco is by far superior to the others. Although a little remote, it is well worth the effort and is pretty easy to find. Located close to Yosemite and Coulterville makes...

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Modesto, California
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Innkeepers were very hospitable at this rustic foothill B&B. Room was comfortable and included a TV with a large selection of movies and a mini-fridge that was convenient for the picnic food we brought along. Complimentary wine was waiting. Sparkling wine and flowers were provided at an extra cost (my boyfriend spoiled me). The innkeepers were very accommodating to our...

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Nottingham, England
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Hi late review I know, but stayed at Penon Blanco Lookout in October 2012. We were the only couple staying there for the two nights we booked, and Margi and Wolfgang made us very welcome. Location is very much in the middle of nowhere and at night its VERY dark especially when you accidentally switch off your headlights whilst driving...

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 16 January 2013

It was Jan 6, and it has been raining since the night before. It’s cold, rain & wind, an unexciting day ̶ No, sunrise in the heavy clouds, shyly hides behind the orange glow. When the rain stops, flocks of bird are winging, chirping and searching for food. I spotted four different species of birds just within fifteen minutes. A...

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Auburn, California, United States
Reviewed 20 December 2012

I just have to share our experience staying at the Penon Blanco Lookout last summer (July 2012). This is a lovely B&B with many antiques, lovely breakfasts, but a good distance from Yosemite. This is anything but a short drive to Yosemite. It was certainly not in anything close to a forested area, and the drive to the gate of...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2012 via mobile

This was a lovely place in such a beautiful remote location. The room was spacious and well equipped. Margi was an exceptional host who prepared the best breakfasts ever. Although an hours drive into Yosemite the drive is nice.

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Miami Springs, Florida, United States
Reviewed 29 October 2012

I was looking for a quiet night at what could have been a delightful B&B. Unfortunately, I had to change My plans then cancel. I contacted their GM M. Tanner on Oct 18 asking them to cancel. I got no response. They never acknoledge it or anything. I waited 10 day and I had to cancel through the website that...

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Thank Nelson W
Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Very comfortable & homely in a fantastic location which is rural and a little remote. Make sure you have Margi's directions and avoid arriving after dark if possible (our specific failures!). Its distance from Yosemite NP is not a problem despite being around 25-30 miles. Elegant & extensive breakfasts set you up for the day. Video library available if you...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2012

I scoured websites looking for accommodation within reach of Yosemite. Based on reviews I chose the Lookout B&B. Our two days at the Lookout were wonderful. Margi is a super host and went out of her way to make us feel welcome at her "Inn". The views were great, the breakfasts outstanding, the rooms welcoming and her advice on where...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 27 September 2012

This place is very cute and quiet, and the breakfast was wonderful. However, when we got there the power was messed up. This meant no showers, which I'd really been looking forward to. I almost wouldn't mention it, but it seems like this wasn't a one time occurrence from the way she talked about it. Also not thrilled about the...

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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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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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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“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.”
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 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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