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Rainbow Inn Bed & Breakfast

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Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a great place. Short walk to town. Reminded us of the New England B&Bs. John is a wonderful host. Very attentive and detailed. Music room was very comfortable, cozy and clean. While I wish the bathroom for the Music room wasn't across the hall, it wasn't a big deal for our one night stay. Breakfast was fantastic.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

John, the owner, is so welcoming. The B&B is in such a peaceful setting, but is still within walking distance of the main part of the town of Idyllwild with all the restaurants and shops. The room was very comfortable and clean. It had a TV, DVD player (the B&B has an amazing DVD collection along with a lot of...

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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night but wished we had stayed more. Comfortable beds, very homely, clean. Little touches that make the difference such as handy reading glasses, chocolates, binoculars, umbrellas. Even the DVD collection look impressive. Beautiful location with a lovely host. Thanks so much John. If you love attention and the personal touch - this is the place for...

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

My husband and I stayed here on the way home from Palm Springs. We had never been to Idylwild, so we thought we would check it out. John was very gracious and made us feel welcome. Our room was very quiet and peaceful, and the breakfast was delicious. I am very glad that we stayed here.

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Seabrook, New Hampshire, United States
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Loved staying with John in the Music Room. We had a private bath and a queen bed. Everything was very clean and the breakfast John made was excellent!! Would definitely stay here again! Whithin walking distance to downtown.

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Wanted to usher in the New Year in a peaceful atmosphere and booked 2 nights over the holiday weekend at the Rainbow Inn. Best thing to happen to me in 2 years (ending 2016 and beginning 2017!). The Inn is such a warm and welcoming place and John, the owner/chef/host makes you feel like family the moment you arrive. Accommodations...

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Winthrop, Maine
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Our fourth trip to Idyllwild and the Rainbow Inn was as enchanting as the first. We were fortunate to get the Sunset Room....our third time.....and it was as inviting and comfortable as on previous stays. John, the innkeeper, is a most charming and welcoming host. He helped us secure a table at our favorite restaurant as soon as we arrived....

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Moreno Valley, California
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Was our first time at a B&B and it was great. The room was excellent and John made a wonderful breakfast!! We have stayed in Idyllwild before but this will be our choice next time we come up. Wish we had stayed more than one night.

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I stayed at the Rainbow Inn over the Thanksgiving holiday and, once again, enjoyed the ambiance, quality and serenity of this wonderful inn. John does such a great job making guests feel comfortable and serves up a gourmet breakfast each and every morning. Some of the other guests during my stay have been returning year after year and many of...

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San Diego, California, USA
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We have been to Idyllwild many times over the past 30 years, and always enjoyed our stay. However, we hadn't visited in several years and soon found that places we had previously stayed were either closed or under new ownership. Inspired to find something new, we learned about the Rainbow Inn on tripadvisor. We made the right choice. At every...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rainbow Inn offers five luxuriously appointed guest rooms each with their own private bath and many with their own fireplace. Rooms also feature wi-fi internet connectivity, cable TV, DVD players, refrigerators, access to an extensive library of DVD’s, six-hundred thread count sheets and in-room coffee makers.Whether it’s for one or 100, the Rainbow Inn on Strawberry Creek provides you with the picture-perfect environment for a quiet getaway, romantic wedding, serene retreat or business conference. Bask amid the spectacular scenery of alpine forests, along our rushing mountain stream or in the unique shops, galleries and restaurants of our quaint village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rainbow Inn Bed & Breakfast

Address: 54420 South Circle Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549
Region: United States > California > Idyllwild
Price Range: €111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Rainbow Inn Bed And Breakfast
Rainbow Hotel Idyllwild
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“All the rooms looked nice, so choose the one that suits you best!”
singingbackup, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Three things: book the Sunset Room; don't bring DVDs as the inn has an enormous inventory; and hope that French toast will be served”
740davidm740, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great room with an awesome breakfast!!”
541artk, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Bear Den is a smaller room than others but was perfect for us, one couple”
rox59, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are perfect”
kevinlO7318YS, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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