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Madrona Manor

At a Glance

    Pros

  • old-fashioned and romantic
  • pretty veranda perfect for a cocktail

    Cons

  • pool heated May through October only
  • some might find decor too fussy

Madrona Manor Review

This Victorian mansion dating from 1881 is surrounded by 8 acres of wooded and landscaped grounds; rooms in the three-story mansion, the carriage house, and the three separate cottages are gloriously ornate, with mirrors in gilt frames and paintings covering every wall. Much of the furniture is original to the mansion. For a ridiculously romantic experience, ask for Room 203 or 204. Each has a huge balcony that overlooks the grounds. Candlelight dinners are served in formal dining rooms. Chef Jesse Mallgren has earned praise for his elaborate four-, five-, and six-course menus, where luxuries like a Périgord truffle risotto might precede a bacon-wrapped rabbit loin and a warm chocolate soufflé.

    Hotel Details

  • 18 rooms, 5 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 03-12-2013

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