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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The B&B is immacurately kept clean & tidy by its lady owner with 3 "NOs": * No shoes inside (no slippers provided); * No paper dropped into toilet bowl (place into container after one finishes with business); * No toiletry e.g. tooth brush etc. (forgot to bring in a rush so do without). Breakfast: coffee, 1 cold hard boil egg...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

The Abalone Inn is a beautifully romantic and scenic getaway. Our hostess, Donna, and proprietor of the Inn, welcomed us warmly and graciously left us baskets of delicious local muffins and cheese and fruit each day.The rooms are very cozy, well appointed,and private with gorgeous views of Inverness and Point Reyes out every window. We stayed in the top room.The...

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Thank Suzy B
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 January 2016

I'm writing this review to add to those voices who loved staying at the Abalone Inn, and who found Dona to be a sweet, thoughtful, and doting hostess. We came to Pt Reyes for a nighttime kayak trip and were looking for an affordable place to sleep. It is important to appreciate the AI for what it is - a...

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1Thank Charles P
Oakland, California
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is a home with two rooms and a shared kitchen downstairs and private space upstairs including kitchenette and bath. Rental includes an excellent breakfast composed of fruit, great muffins, and either egg or yogurt. Donna is a warm and friendly host who is very present without making you feel that she is in your space. We took the upstairs...

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Thank Don04221958
Santa Cruz, California, United States
Reviewed 10 November 2015

My partner and I really enjoyed staying at the Abalone Inn. Dona, the proprietor, is a very warm and welcoming person. She gave us excellent tips on things to do and see in the area, including special events going on just during the weekend we were there. The house is very sweet, comfortable, and relaxed. We can definitely recommend this...

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Thank Sara B
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 28 July 2015

I stayed at the Abalone Inn for four nights following a work trip in San Francisco. I was looking to get away from the crowds of the city and spend some time hiking in Point Reyes National Park. Donna was a charming hostess, and gave me helpful tips of coastal areas to explore, good hiking paths, local bakeries, etc. I...

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Thank Emilie V
Reviewed 13 June 2015

While on a motorcycle trip up route one my friend and I deviated from our itinerary and found ourselves in need of a place to stay and after having no luck at a few other places in town we settled for the Abalone Inn. We were greeted in the parking lot by the owner and she stated she only had...

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Thank John M
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 12 November 2014

We stayed two nights at the Abalone Inn, $170 per night. Before making the reservation, I read reviews on several sites and thought well, so the hostess is a bit eccentric and sometimes reviewers can be cranky, probably this place is fine. It was not fine. The Inn is more of a spare bedroom type of place with house mates...

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2Thank 300ser
San Mateo, California
Reviewed 27 October 2014

My boyfriend and I just came back from our trip to Point Reyes where we spent a wonderful 2 nights in the Abalone Inn. When we called to book our trip a month or so back, Donna, the owner, gave us a heads-up about the quirks of this 100+ year old house including removing shoes upon entry, the old septic...

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Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

When we checked in, the proprietor gave us a very lengthy "tour" of the place in which she proceeded to explain all of the rules Including: no shoes (hardwood floors), which outdoor space was ours, how to lock the door every time we step out, how to park, and instructions not to flush ANYTHING down the toilet, including used toilet...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking Point Reyes wetlands, the Abalone Inn welcomes you with hospitality and old-fashioned ambiance. The restored Victorian has 3 unique guestrooms, a congenial atmosphere, and a parlor with fireplace, library, antiques, and local art. A perfect retreat for outdoor enthusiasts, birders, kayakers, bicyclists, and those who appreciate efforts toward living in a more eco-friendly manner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Abalone Inn

Address: 12355 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956
Region: United States > California > Marin County > Point Reyes Station
Price Range: ₹ 7,487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“This is not a corporate hotel, it is a shared living experience. The garden room is probably the least road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesP364, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you plan to be out more than in, take a room downstairs.”
  • Looking out over Tomales Bay
 of 5 bubbles Don04221958, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“two rooms downstairs and the attic room upstairs - I got a glimpse of the downstairs rooms - small - one just large enough for the bed with a bathroom in the hall and the other a bit larger.”
 of 5 bubbles 300ser, 11 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Bring your bathing suit- there is a hot tub :)”
 of 5 bubbles patricias313, 27 May 2014 | Read review
“There are very few rooms here. Reserve one early. If you absolutely need an ensuite bath, ask for a room other than the Mountain Room, but frankly, it was not inconvenient to walk the few steps.”
 of 5 bubbles Cynthia-Peter, 19 Aug 2013 | Read review
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