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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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Glen Morey B&B

3.2 on June 08, 2015

Very nice operators. Unfortunately, the bed was well past its useful life and made sleeping extremely uncomfortable. The breakfast was acceptable, but uninspired. The location is delightful, with an easy walk into old town Placerville.


Older B&B that is out of the way, yet convenient

4.2 on May 10, 2015

GlenMorey Country House B&B is a little out-of-the-way, yet within walking distance of several restaurants and shops in Placerville. One we reached GlenMorey, we were happy to park the car and walk a bit. This B&B is a large older home. Bedrooms were decorated well. Because we were the only folks there at the time, Tom gave us the tour of them all. We found our room, with the King-size bed, to be very clean. The adjoining bathroom had been remodeled with a glass shower, and it too was clean. However, adequate water pressure was lacking. The pipes shook and rattled until you played around with the faucets, then the water came in a slow stream. The other suggestion would be to have different bath towels. The ones in our bath were pretty and embroidered but a little 'thin'. A couple of larger, thicker towels would have been nice. We did enjoy the breakfast the next morning with juice, eggs, toast, sausage and coffee…all served with a smile and pleasant conversation. I would stay there again.


Quaint B and B in the Gold Country

4.8 on April 28, 2015

This is the 3rd time we have stayed at Glen Morey for the Passport Weekend in the El Dorado wine country. As usual, Tom was a gracious host. The rooms area clean and comfortable. The breakfast is excellent and filling, just what is needed before a day of wine tasting. The location is great. It is an easy walk to downtown Placerville and its restaurants. I would recommend the Glen Morey to anyone staying in this area.


Beautiful Home!

4.0 on April 13, 2015

Our stay was very nice, the room was gorgeous and the breakfast was delicious! We weren't prepared for the low water pressure in the shower, but I guess that is expected in an older home. If you pay in cash, you will get a discount, but I am not sure that it equals out to the $20 that is advertised online. I would recommend this bed and breakfast!


Glen Morey House is just DELIGHTFUL!

4.8 on April 13, 2015

The service and food in the Glen Morey house is wonderful. The house is over 100 years old, so the house is quaint and somewhat old-fashioned, but warm and friendly and homey. I've stayed there several times. I LOVE it! The breakfasts are really good!


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!


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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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