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GlenMorey Country House Bed and Breakfast

801 Morey Dr. , Placerville, CA 95667 USA (Show map)

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You are invited to enjoy warm Scottish hospitality in the historic Henry S. Morey house, built in 1859. It is a gracious, rambling, one-story estate, surrounded by a 2 acre wooded glen. Comfortably furnished and decorated with Scottish antiques, GlenMorey House provides a quiet, relaxing retreat for our guests.

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Overall
4.3

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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Onsite Dining4.3

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Valentines Day Getaway

3.6 on March 03, 2015

The best thing about this property was the location. The house was situated on about an acre plus lot with a circular drive and off-street parking. it was also just steps from downtown. The rooms had electric fireplaces which gave them a cozy, warm feel. The common room was cold and therefore not in use. I fire in the fireplace would have been nice. The grounds were in need of attention. It was quite overgrown. The rooms were nice but there needed to be a little more maintenance done such as paint touch up and loose wallpaper fixed. The breakfast was excellent and the host was very knowledgeable about the history of the house.


Lovely home

4.8 on February 12, 2015

The house was very clean and well stocked and a beautiful location.


Loved our stay!

5 on January 30, 2015

The owners were so warm and welcoming and generous. We highly recommend this wonderful B & B if you're in the Placerville, CA area.


Fantastic

4.8 on January 14, 2015

Wonderful place, cozy, quiet, roomy.


Great Place--Avoid the room with the bath in it.

2.8 on January 04, 2015

The proximity of GlenMorey Country House to downtown Placerville was great! The room and the entire house was very clean and organized! The inn keepers were extremely friendly and welcoming. The bed was very comfortable, and I appreciated the in-room heater that looked like a fireplace. The in-room bath/shower was disappointing. The rectangular shower curtain rods create a rectangular shape that is much smaller than the bath tub. I am an average sized person, and the curtain enclosure was so small the curtain kept getting stuck to my body. Also, the water pressure was fine in the evening, but in the morning turned to just a trickle. Overall, GlenMorey was great, and I would recommend it, just not the room with the bath/shower in it . . . unless problems are repaired.

Innkeeper Response
Hello! Thank you for your helpful review of our newest room. We are in need of working out some kinks. When this room was a private family-use room, it had just a small shower enclosure. When we remodeled it over the summer to turn it into a refurbished guest room, we decided to go for a romantic, extra deep soaking tub. We decided to leave the shower plumbing intact to make bathing more versatile, but now we see that has been a mistake. Until these problems are solved, we will advertise this room as a bathtub only room. We have never had water pressure problems but we did have one I other issue with water pressure in another room right at the turn of this year. After some investigation, it turns out there was a water main break on High Street on December 19, with subsequent repairs, and due to this, there was sediment in our water lines. We have since flushed all of our lines and cleaned our shower heads, and do not anticipate any further problems in water pressure. All of our rooms are currently able to provide great pressure all running at the same time! Thank you for your otherwise complimentary review, we strive to have all our guests have a hassle free stay, and hope you will try us again!


Comfy B&B

4.0 on December 17, 2014

We really enjoyed our short stay here and would return. It is located in a very convenient location for shopping and Placerville is always so much fun to cruise the shops!


Friendly and Comfortable Stay

4.6 on October 27, 2014

Excellent location, a short walk to the Placerville downtown, and a short drive to gold country activities and apple farms. The house is very comfortable with a large den filled with books and games and a large covered porch. The place sits secluded on a tree-covered hilltop and is very quiet. Breakfast was tasty and filling. We spent two nights here with our 8 year old son and will definitely return.


A Historic feel.

4.4 on October 17, 2014

We liked being able to walk over the freeway to main street Placerville where we shopped and ate dinner.


A Quaint B&B in Placerville

4.0 on October 04, 2014

We just spent the weekend at the Glen Morey Country House in Placerville. We were in the area for a wedding and wanted to have a romantic weekend for us too. The Glen Morey house was perfect for a weekend like this and we were very happy with our stay. Tom was a wonderful host and we were a fan his breakfast, especially the French Toast. We enjoyed being close to the historic downtown area without being in it. It's only a five minute walk to the downtown area, which was very convenient. It's also just a short drive to the Apple Hill area, where we spent a good part of our Sunday after checking out. We stayed in the Inverness room and enjoyed a quiet stay. This is a quaint B&B, not a 4-star hotel. The house dates back to the 1800s so it has it quirks and it's has to be a near full time job keeping everything in working order - and not everything is. For me that adds to its charm. I travel on the order of a hundred days a year for business and stay in a lot of higher end chain hotels, but I also like a quaint B&B with just a couple of other guest that you can talk to over breakfast.. I thought it a good value and will want to stay here on our next visit. Room Tip: The Inverness Room is a quiet room off the main hall. See more room tips


Truly Enjoyed our Stay

5 on October 03, 2014

We arrived early in the afternoon, and were welcomed to checkin. We walked to the downtown area and did some wine tasting and toured some shops. We bought some wine, cheese, bread, and meat and came back to the B&B to enjoy our dinner on the patio. Very relaxing. The rooms were clean and beds comfortable. A great breakfast was served at 9am the next morning and we were on our way for the day.


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Rooms & Rates

Edinburgh Room

Named for Scotland's capital city, the Edinburgh is our most elegant room, also thought of as our "bridal suite". It is decorated in shades of ivory, gold, and sage, and has a beautiful carved antique marble fireplace. Area rugs grace the original hardwood floors. Its large, adjoining bathroom contains a bathtub with a shower. An extra twin may be placed in this room. 3rd person is $20.00 per night!

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Aberdeen Room

Queen bed and private patio with EXTRA DEEP soaking tub in the main room. Not recommended for guests with mobility issues.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $139 - $139

Nightly Rate: $139 - $139

Stirling Suite

Our most versatile room! A suite of two rooms and private bath with jetted tub and shower. One room contains a full sized bed, and the other may be configured in four different ways; as a King sized bed, a twin bed, two twin beds, or a private sitting room sofa.

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double , 2 Twin

The St. Andrews Room

Our St. Andrews suite is a very inviting room decorated in restful blue and white . It is furnished with a pine armoire, queen sized four poster bed and faux fireplace. The Showpiece of this room is it's grand bath, which is the size of a small bedroom and fitted with a newly restored antique clawfoot tub and ladies' vanity.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Inverness Room

The Inverness is our largest room and exudes comfort with plush wall to wall carpeting and decor of roses and pastels, and (new!) our only king-sized bed. This room also contains an extra twin and trundle bed, comfortably sleeping four persons. A white wicker sitting area invites window gazing at treetop level. This room has a private adjoining bathroom with a shower, recently remodeled in 2005! 3rd & 4th guests are $20.00 per person, per night.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Twin

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On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Desk, Piano, Radio, TV Video games, Telephone, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Library, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4pm-7pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: special weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: 5 days notice to cancel

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Alison and Tom Loeprich, Maggie Smith

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9:00
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Details

801 Morey Dr. , Placerville, CA 95667 USA (Show map)

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