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2 BR
2 BA
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ExteriorExteriorImagination roomA 3 minute drive or maybe 15 if you walk and you are thereNothing says vacation like adirondack chairs!Walk from the living room to outdoor seatingBBQ to table in just two steps!Hot tub time!Let the hustle and bustle of life melt awayBeach specific looks await youThis sundrenched spot is a favoriteNo one has to tell you this is amazing you can see for yourself!A plush seating area for everyone to cozy up and chatCare and share in this welcoming lay outAttention to detail in every cornerMeals with this awesome view may keep everyone at the tablePicture perfect setting for everyone to chat and chewA reflection of peace all aroundTime to toast your great find of this vacation spot A nice big kitchen for all your culinary treatsA lot of counter space for all your food prepEven washing dishes isn't so bad with a view like thisCoffee, tea, wine? all are welcome hereConveniently located binoculars bring the Pacific ocean in closeWarm wood surrounds you in comfort and styleMorning sun to wake to a smile and greet the dayBath or shower the choice is yours in this big bathroomEven the stairway is a moment to stop and enjoy the beautyThe ultimate hangout waits downstairsThe ocean is a ready site out every windowChic stylish furniture and decor come together Friendly game?Rack 'em up!Just a great space to be togetherYes, that is a sliding door leading to outside seating.Tastefully done to maximize comfort and functionalityTo say this is a great room is an understatementFull bathroom with tub or shower option

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3 nights for 2 through March 31, 2024~ Here comes Spring Break! Book Now!

"Abalone Alcove is a Dillon Beach classic with some of the best views on the hill! It is a quaint and comfortable, much loved, family beach vacation destination with fantastic amenities. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths plus bonus sleeping places. It has a Hot Tub, Gas BBQ, Pool Table, Large screen TV, Stunning ocean & Tomales Bay views and is dog friendly - Did we mention that view?!"
3 minute drive to beach or 15 minute walk down to north end of the beach

ABOUT THE HOUSE: No stairs from driveway into main level of house. Main living space is on the Entry Level

Entry Level:
- Full kitchen - It has everything for the Chef in your group!
- Living room - Comfy Queen size fold-out sleeper sofa - Huge Ocean Views, Wood burning stove - the Dillon Beach Store sells wood bundles
- Dining area - Off the kitchen. Great for meals and Game Nights!
- Small eating bar

- Bedroom 1 - Primary bedroom with Comfy King size bed
- Bathroom 1 - Full bath with tub/shower combo

- Enclosed deck with gas BBQ grill, picnic table and gorgeous hot tub (brand new as of 2022!)

Lower Level:
- Rec Room
- Full size fold-down futon couch
- Large screen TV with Chromecast Add-On for Streaming
- POOL TABLE!

- Bedroom 2 - with Full size bed
- Bathroom 2 - Full Bath with shower/tub combo

- Sliding doors to patio areas and grassy hillside overlooking the ocean!

Outdoor Spaces:
- Deck with Hot tub off of Living room
- Small patio downstairs off Game room

Things to Do: Some fun ideas!
Playing on the white sandy beaches in Dillon Beach and along HWY 1
Searching the Tide Pools
Relaxing in the sand dunes
Surfing/boogie & skim boarding
Kayaking in Tomales Bay
Enjoy Fine/Casual Dining in Dillon Beach, Bodega Bay, Guerneville, Occidental
Fresh Oyster restaurants in Tomales Bay
Charter Fishing out of Bodega Bay
Fresh Seafood Restaurants in Bodega Bay
Crabbing/Clam digging at Dillon Beach
Exploring beautiful Coastal towns w/Cute shops
Redwood drives and Armstrong Woods in Guerneville
Golf 25 minutes away!
Horseback riding 25 minutes away
Exploring Point Reyes Lighthouse and National Park

PLEASE READ-
Things to Know:
- HEATING: This home has a unique heating system. A passive heating system using thermal/solar panels heats the home quite well throughout the day & well into the night - in fact, it can get pretty toasty on a sunny day, but opening window vents & doors to let in the ocean breeze cools the house nicely if it gets too warm. There's a wood stove in the living room which is the main heat source in the winter. The upstairs bedroom also has a baseboard heater, & the downstairs uses space heaters.
- Wood Stove Directions: Please be sure to bring wood & kindling with you as we do not provide it. We will provide fire starters which you can light with the oven lighter. Wood can be purchased close by at the Dillon Beach General Store or the Tomales General Store, but we recommend purchasing on your way to Dillon Beach.

- 6 Person Max Occupancy - Day or Night
- NO PARTIES We are in a Private Community with an HOA
- 3 Car Maximum in Driveway - No On Street Parking
- Dog Friendly! 2 Dog Maximum - $90 Dog Fee per Pup
- Dogs must be leashed when outdoors
- Dogs may not be left alone in the home unless QUIETLY crated.
- One Guest Parking Pass provided for easier beach access - Not to be used for general On Street Parking. Specific use instructions provided in the home.
- NO Smoking of ANY substances in the home and due to High Fire Concerns, outdoor smoking is restricted to paved or concrete surfaces only.
- Due to the severe water crisis at Dillon Beach, we are kindly requesting all guests be respectful and conscientious of their water usage.

NEW! Wine Country Spa will bring the spa experience to your vacation home! Couples, groups! Ask about their Winter Specials!
NEW! Ask about our in-house private chef!
License #021056

Amenities

Living

  • Linens
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wood Burning Stove
  • Full Kitchen
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 King Bed
  • 1 Futon
  • 1 Sleeper Sofa
  • 1 Full Bed

Entertainment

  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Board Games
  • Blu-Ray
  • WiFi
  • 20 Mins To Golf
  • 20 Mins To Charter Fishing
  • 20 Mins To Horseback Riding
  • Hiking
  • 3 Minute Drive To Beach
  • Smart TV
  • Streaming Services
  • YouTube TV

Outdoor

  • BBQ Grill
  • Deck
  • Hot Tub
  • Ocean View

Geographic

  • Beach
  • 1.5hrs N Of Oakland/SFO Airports
  • 1hr From SF/Berkeley/Sausalito
  • 3hrs To Lake Tahoe
  • 45mins From Napa/Sonoma Valleys
  • 45 Mins From Russian River
  • 45 Mins To Point Reyes
  • 45mins To Armstrong Woods/Gville
  • 20 Mins To Bodega Bay
  • 45 Mins From Marine World
  • 50 Mins From Santa Rosa Airport
  • 1hr From Muir Woods
  • Walk To The Beach
  • Dillon Beach

Availability

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Location

Reviews

Woohoo serenity is here!

Reviewed on 2023-10-10 by Gladys B. , NA, NOTAVAIL United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Thank you for sharing your home. We absolutely loved the house, scenery of wildlife and ocean views. After a walk to the beach the spa was a “ten”!! The only sad part was leaving. So serene and beautiful we weren’t ready to leave. Next time we’ll book longer but I suspect the time will fly by again ❤️. Gladys

Manager's Response

Glad you had a great stay! We would love to host you again!
Thanks,
Stace
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Family time

Reviewed on 2023-10-04 by sandy j. , sacramento, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Absolutely amazing !!

Manager's Response

Glad you had a great stay! We would love to host you again!
Thanks,
Stace

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Beautiful family get away.

Reviewed on 2023-08-12 by Jalene L. , Alturas, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

Such a wonderful time!! Loved the great communication...any question was quickly answered! Loved the view!

Manager's Response

Glad you had a sweet stay! We would love to host you again,
Thanks,
stace

Stunning views

Reviewed on 2023-07-07 by Jennifer W. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

I have rented this house multiple times and every time has been a wonderful experience. The views are breathtaking. The kitchen has everything you need to make that perfect meal. The pool table downstairs makes for family fun. The hot tub in the evening is perfect for stargazing. Will be back again.

Manager's Response

Thank you so much for sharing your experience.
We would love to host you again.
Thanks
Stace
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Loved, Loved, LOVED!

Reviewed on 2023-06-20 by GARY S. , NA, NOTAVAIL Unknown
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Abalone Alcove is rustic and lovely. Well equipped and furnished. Spectacular views, comfy furniture. Loved the patio out back, which is a little sheltered from the big wind. The walk to beach and back is down a steep hill and back—so not for the unfit. Easy drive to beach, though. Already planning a return trip—new favorite!

Manager's Response

Yay! So glad you had a wonderful stay and we would love to host you again!

Thanks,
Amanda
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Abalone Alcove

Reviewed on 2022-12-01 by Jennifer W. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Had the opportunity to stay 3 nights. Stunning views, comfortable beds, well-appointed kitchen, pool table downstairs was fun, very clean.

Manager's Response

Thanks for allowing us to host you! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
Stace

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Relaxing weekend with great views and wildlife viewing

Reviewed on 2022-10-25 by Keala C. , Walnut Creek, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
4
Property condition
5

I rented Abalone Alcove to host friends from out of town who had never been to the ocean before. Our stay was from Thursday night to Sunday morning and we lucked out with some great weather during this normally cloudy, cold October. The house was quite clean, came with a kitchen stocked with necessities like spices, salt/pepper, and a full complement of kitchen supplies, and also included some things that I suspect previous guests left behind, like yeast, tea/coffee, etc. We were also given some welcoming snacks and a bottle of sparkling water, which was a pleasant surprise. <br/><br/>Our stay was very relaxing, with an upstairs and a downstairs and several comfortable nooks and crannies where people could find some quiet time to read or get away from the group. We played pool and enjoyed the hot tub (though for some reason the cover of the hot tub comes up so that it blocks the only window off the porch area, thus blocking the only possible view from there). There was also an outdoor grill which we didn't use, but which looked fully serviceable. Internet was fast and reliable. The house was easy to warm and while space heaters were provided for the rooms we used them mostly for enjoyment, not because they seemed necessary. The wildlife viewing from the house was spectacular! We saw deer, fawns, raccoon, quail, red-shouldered and red-tailed hawk, kestrel, and turkey vultures all from the comfort of the sitting room window.<br/><br/>This is definitely a house to enjoy the view, and not one for easy (walking) access to the beach. The house is up a steep hill and it's about a 15 minute walk downhill. This is not a walk for people unused to walking and hiking back up to the house should only be attempted if you are healthy with good lungs and walking muscles. The house includes a parking pass for the neighborhood, which is great for parking at the bottom of the hill and avoiding the $10 parking fee at the beach. Overall we had a wonderful weekend!

September 2022 Beach Vacation

Reviewed on 2022-10-10 by Crystal W. , Sacramento, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
4
Property condition
4

We had a great time at the Abalone Alcove Rental.

Manager's Response

Thanks so much! Glad you had a great stay.! It is a Dillon Beach Favorite!
We would love to host you again!
Thanks,
stace

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Great time at Dillon Beach

Reviewed on 2022-09-30 by Nancy C. , Reno, NV United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
4
Property condition
5

Wonderful stay with views and short drive to beach<br/>House was clean and well stocked with kitchen needs<br/>Loved the hot tub<br/>Lots of deer and bunny’s ❤️

Manager's Response

So glad you had a great stay! We would love to host you again!
Thanks,
Stace
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Lovely beach getaway!

Reviewed on 2022-08-23 by Joan M. , Richmond, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

Great place to hang out with our adult son and his wife and dog! Close to beach and an easy ride up the coast...Spacious kitchen to prep food and cook in with well supplied pots/pans and dishes. (Wish there was a teapot for we tea drinkers!) Amazing views of the beach from the comfy couch and chair in the upstairs space where we read, ate, and played games at the large table. Game room downstairs for pool and smart TV to watch movies. (very uncomfortable couch to sit on - please replace!) Disappointed that unfortunately the hottub was broken, but hosts were responsive in compensating for this. (And also responded quickly to a question regarding laundry facilities.) We 4 would definitely come back! Thank you!

Manager's Response

So glad you enjoyed your stay at Abalone Alcove! We hope to host you again sometime soon!
BTW the Hot Tub Works!! ;-)
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Relaxing, Comfortable, and what a View!

Reviewed on 2022-07-08 by , San Francisco, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Our stat at Abalone Alcove over the fourth of July was amazing. The property is perfectly located on the hill, just a short walk down to the beach. The views are amazing and cannot be beat. You can spend hours sitting in the comfortable living area looking out the picture windows at the ever changing landscape. The house is well appointed, clean, cozy, and well stocked. You will not be disappointed with this rental and I hope to return again.

Manager's Response

Thank you so much for sharing your experience! It is such a wonderful home, glad it was the perfect fit! We hope to host you again!
Thanks,
Stace

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Great house with great ocean view

Reviewed on 2022-06-18 by Daniel P. , San jose, CA Unknown
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a wonderful time there. The property is exactly has described, no surprises. When we checked in, there was music playing, lights were on, towels nicely folded on the beds, just like an expensive room in a nice hotel. That was a nice touch.

Manager's Response

Thank you so much for sharing your experience! It is such a wonderful home, glad it was the perfect fit! We hope to host you again!
Thanks,
Stace

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Wonderful stay, the perfect view!

Reviewed on 2022-02-15 by , Livermore, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

We had an absolutely wonderful long weekend at abalone alcove. The view was unbelievable. Even better than the pictures! The house was situated perfectly, views from every room. My kids loved exploring the surrounding rocks and hills. The house was extremely clean, I loved how they had welcome music playing for us. The kitchen was very well stocked, had everything we needed to cook all our meals. We had picked up some oysters at hog island and used the grill as well which was in perfect working order. The pool table was a hit. Only down side was the mattress in the upstairs bedroom was extremely firm. We have spent lots of time at Dillon beach and this house was definitely one of our favorites. We will definitely stay again!

Manager's Response

Glad you had a great stay! We would love to host you again!

Thanks,
Stace

Beautiful house!

Reviewed on 2022-02-09 by Debbie A. , Novato, NOTAVAIL United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Quiet, relaxing environment! Stunning view of the beach. House had all the needed amenities. I would love to stay there again

Manager's Response

So glad Abalone was the perfect fit for your family! We would love to host you again!
Thanks,
Stace
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Most beautiful view from every space—ever!

Reviewed on 2022-02-05 by Nicole B. , Albany, OR United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Amazing location and such a well thought-out space. The privacy afforded by having each bedroom/bathroom on a different floor inside, the surrounding green space outside—luxurious! The views from the bedrooms, living room, kitchen, patios, hot tub—unmatched in our experience and we’re all travelers. Were there any tvs? A pool table? Who knows?? (I mean, of course there were but we spent all our time watching the waves, ships, DEER EVERYWHERE, seals, sunsets...) The only downside was that the kitchen was so well-stocked that we didn’t use any of the kitchen gear we brought. The town is PRECIOUS. The off-leash dog-friendly beach was the highlight for two members of our party—and ALL the dogs were friendly. We will absolutely stay again, in this same house, if we have the opportunity. And we are VERY VERY reluctant to leave such a good review because we’d really rather keep this place our little family secret. But if you’re still reading this: just book it!

Manager's Response

YAY!! Thank you SO much for leaving such a wonderful review! We couldn't be happier that Abalone Alcove was such a perfect fit for your group! You were great guests, too! And we look forward to hosting you again in the future! Thanks!!

Fantasic weather and view!!

Reviewed on 2020-07-13 by Guy G. , El Dorado Hills, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Had a very nice and relaxing time. Fantastic view.<br/>

Manager's Response

Outstanding! So Glad you had a great stay! See you next time!
Thanks.
Stace
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View, view, view

Reviewed on 2020-07-09 by Sara S. , San Leandro, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a wonderful time. Each family member had something fun to do (play pool, enjoy the hot tub, enjoy the view, and play games). The home is well stocked and very comfortable (well loved). We will be back!

Manager's Response

So glad you had a great stay! W You are welcome back anytime. We would love to host you again,
Thanks,
stace
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Dillon beach

Reviewed on 2020-07-04 by , Las Vegas, NV Unknown
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Lovely, cozy home. Great location for a quiet getaway. The views are fantastic.

Manager's Response

So glad you had a sweet getaway! Look forward to hosting you again!
Thanks,
stace
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Dillon beach

Reviewed on 2020-07-04 by Paula W. , Las Vegas, NV US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Lovely, cozy home. Great location for a quiet getaway. The views are fantastic.

Manager's Response

So glad you had a sweet getaway! Look forward to hosting you again!
Thanks,
stace
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escape from construction

Reviewed on 2020-05-18 by Audrey M. , Orinda, CA US
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
4
Cleanliness
5
Location
4
Property condition
5

we had to vacate our house for the week to have construction, which had been halted because of COVID19, finished. We needed some place close by with good connection and pleasant.

Beautiful view

Reviewed on 2020-03-22 by Charles T. , Novato, CA US
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
2
Location
5
Property condition
2

Our family had a great time, even though this place could use a deep cleaning. The pots and pans all had to be washed before use and there is black mold in the window frame in the upstairs bath. A little tender loving care would benefit this place a lot. The view was outstanding and location good.

Amazing views

Reviewed on 2020-03-01 by Jennifer W. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
3

I have rented many different rental homes in Dillon Beach and I must say that Abalone Alcove has the most stunning views from living room and kitchen. Very comfortable beds, fun pool table, well appointed kitchen, 1 minute drive to beach. Will definitely be coming back to this house! Only one suggestion is that there be more windows that open to cool house down in the afternoon. Utilized pull down sun screens which helped some.

A Visit Well Worth The Trip

Reviewed on 2019-12-04 by , Verona Island, ME Unknown
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

We had not come out to California for some years but<br/>decided to make the trip to celebrate a birthday and Thanksgiving. <br/><br/>Staying at Abalone Alcove was a restful and welcome experience. The views and location were superb. The house was well appointed and we enjoyed the effort that went into making our stay so memorable.

Manager's Response

Glad you had a sweet stay! Look forward to hosting you again,
Thanks
stace
Wine Country to Coast com

A Visit Well Worth The Trip

Reviewed on 2019-12-04 by , Verona Island, ME Unknown
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

We had not come out to California for some years but<br/>decided to make the trip to celebrate a birthday and Thanksgiving. <br/><br/>Staying at Abalone Alcove was a restful and welcome experience. The views and location were superb. The house was well appointed and we enjoyed the effort that went into making our stay so memorable.

Manager's Response

Glad you had a sweet stay! Look forward to hosting you again,
Thanks
stace
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Great weekend getaway

Reviewed on 2019-10-22 by , Palo Alto, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

Our first time to Dillon Beach and it is a great find! Totally relaxing, great surfing community, beautiful views. The views from the house are fantastic and it's a short 25 minute walk down to the beach. The house is clean and comfortable, quite functional for a weekend getaway.

Manager's Response

Glad you had a nice stay. we would love to host you again.
Thanks,
Stace

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Great weekend getaway

Reviewed on 2019-10-22 by , Palo Alto, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

Our first time to Dillon Beach and it is a great find! Totally relaxing, great surfing community, beautiful views. The views from the house are fantastic and it's a short 25 minute walk down to the beach. The house is clean and comfortable, quite functional for a weekend getaway.

Manager's Response

Glad you had a nice stay. we would love to host you again.
Thanks,
Stace

wine country to coast com

Location! Location! Location!

Reviewed on 2019-10-19 by Thomas H. , Branford, FL US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

Great view and very positive experience!

Manager's Response

glad you had a nice stay! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
Stace
Wine Country to Coast com

Location! Location! Location!

Reviewed on 2019-10-19 by Thomas H. , Branford, FL US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

Great view and very positive experience!

Manager's Response

glad you had a nice stay! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
Stace
Wine Country to Coast com

Scenic View

Reviewed on 2019-07-01 by , Troy, OH US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

Lovely place to visit. Bedroom and bathroom on main floor and bedroom and bath on the lower level. Hot tub on deck with window in the fence to view the ocean while you are in the tub. Beach a short drive away. It was $10 per visit. Picture window in living room to look out over the ocean. Kitchen utensils were available and had a good selection. We would visit this place was exceptionally hot when we got there. A portable fan was promptly delivered at our request. Buy all your groceries before you arrive. The shopping area is 30 min away. Place was clean. Previous guest put away some dirty silverware and dishes but that was the only issue we encountered and we washed them before using them. Ground around house was steep. Not a problem for us but may be a challenge for others. Great place to stay.

Wonderful experience overall

Reviewed on 2019-05-30 by , New York, NY US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

The house was mostly as described and very comfortable. Everything is slightly dated and there were a couple of missing or difficult items (no iron, couldn't figure out turning on the heat, could have used a couple more pillows and blankets, etc.) Also Dillon Beach Property Management sends WAY too many emails. The system is confusing and hard to navigate (I don't want to download an app or log into a portal to retrieve important information) and they sent the same information many, many times by email. Otherwise everything was great.

Million dollar view from comfortable home

Reviewed on 2019-01-10 by Ruthine R. , Austin, TX United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

We were here for 6 nights. The longer we were here the more we enjoyed the place. On arrival we were struck by the excellent floor plan, warm paneling, and soaring ceilings. Yes, there are some minor cosmetic issues. The kitchen and bathrooms are original to the house, most likely built in the early 80s. I’m guessing the 1980s because a publication touting the structure’s innovative solar heating system, posted on the wall, was printed in 1981. The house’s efficient modern style feels more 1960s than 1980s to me.<br/><br/>Because we arrived after sunset we had to wait until morning to enjoy the view, but the brilliant stars were a wonderful welcome. The next morning we awoke to a treat to the eyes and spirit. Every window from the kitchen, dining, living, to bedroom has a different vantage on the sprawling sea, beach, and hills.<br/><br/>Over the week we enjoyed the location. Dillon Beach General Store is under new management, as is the Resort restaurant. Both worth trying. Armstrong Woods also great. I’m a bit sad to leave.<br/><br/>Management company was responsive.<br/><br/>

Manager's Response

Glad you had a sweet stay! The house was one of the first "solar" houses built at Dillon Beach. We look forward to your next visit!

Thanks,
stace

Million dollar view from comfortable home

Reviewed on 2019-01-10 by Ruthine R. , Austin, TX United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

We were here for 6 nights. The longer we were here the more we enjoyed the place. On arrival we were struck by the excellent floor plan, warm paneling, and soaring ceilings. Yes, there are some minor cosmetic issues. The kitchen and bathrooms are original to the house, most likely built in the early 80s. I’m guessing the 1980s because a publication touting the structure’s innovative solar heating system, posted on the wall, was printed in 1981. The house’s efficient modern style feels more 1960s than 1980s to me.<br/><br/>Because we arrived after sunset we had to wait until morning to enjoy the view, but the brilliant stars were a wonderful welcome. The next morning we awoke to a treat to the eyes and spirit. Every window from the kitchen, dining, living, to bedroom has a different vantage on the sprawling sea, beach, and hills.<br/><br/>Over the week we enjoyed the location. Dillon Beach General Store is under new management, as is the Resort restaurant. Both worth trying. Armstrong Woods also great. I’m a bit sad to leave.<br/><br/>Management company was responsive.<br/><br/>

Manager's Response

Glad you had a sweet stay! The house was one of the first "solar" houses built at Dillon Beach. We look forward to your next visit!

Thanks,
stace

Million dollar view from comfortable home

Reviewed on 2019-01-10 by Kelly R. , Austin, TX US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

We were here for 6 nights. The longer we were here the more we enjoyed the place. On arrival we were struck by the excellent floor plan, warm paneling, and soaring ceilings. Yes, there are some minor cosmetic issues. The kitchen and bathrooms are original to the house, most likely built in the early 80s. I’m guessing the 1980s because a publication touting the structure’s innovative solar heating system, posted on the wall, was printed in 1981. The house’s efficient modern style feels more 1960s than 1980s to me.<br/><br/>Because we arrived after sunset we had to wait until morning to enjoy the view, but the brilliant stars were a wonderful welcome. The next morning we awoke to a treat to the eyes and spirit. Every window from the kitchen, dining, living, to bedroom has a different vantage on the sprawling sea, beach, and hills.<br/><br/>Over the week we enjoyed the location. Dillon Beach General Store is under new management, as is the Resort restaurant. Both worth trying. Armstrong Woods also great. I’m a bit sad to leave.<br/><br/>Management company was responsive.<br/><br/>

Manager's Response

Glad you had a sweet stay! The house was one of the first "solar" houses built at Dillon Beach. We look forward to your next visit!

Thanks,
stace

Family Getaway

Reviewed on 2018-11-27 by Ron R. , Vacaville, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Beautiful Views. Clean home. Quick response to a spa issue.

Manager's Response

Excellent! Glad you had a great stay at Abalone! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace

Family Getaway

Reviewed on 2018-11-27 by Ron R. , Vacaville, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Beautiful Views. Clean home. Quick response to a spa issue.

Manager's Response

Excellent! Glad you had a great stay at Abalone! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace

The view!

Reviewed on 2018-10-18 by Lenny O. , San Francisco, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

This house has a spectacular location and a breathtaking view. My family enjoyed the spacious house, pool room and hot tub. This house is clean and comfortable, it hasn't been updated, but it has everything we needed. It can be hard to find a spot to stay with our family's two requirements 1 - hot tub, 2 - dog friendly. The Abalone Alcove delivered!

Manager's Response

Great! Yes, the house is older, but we are continuously updating. Glad you had a sweet time!
Thanks,
stace

The view!

Reviewed on 2018-10-18 by Lenny O. , San Francisco, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

This house has a spectacular location and a breathtaking view. My family enjoyed the spacious house, pool room and hot tub. This house is clean and comfortable, it hasn't been updated, but it has everything we needed. It can be hard to find a spot to stay with our family's two requirements 1 - hot tub, 2 - dog friendly. The Abalone Alcove delivered!

Manager's Response

Great! Yes, the house is older, but we are continuously updating. Glad you had a sweet time!
Thanks,
stace

Kick back and relax!

Reviewed on 2018-08-29 by George C. , Palm Springs, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

We enjoyed a wonderful week relaxing and enjoying the views from this comfortable beach house on a hillside. The house is exactly as described and suited our needs perfectly. It was equipped with everything we needed and then some! We were surprised by the wildlife sightings - mule deer, gray fox, turkey vultures, brown pelicans, scrub jays, costas hummingbirds, red-shafted flickers - all from the living room windows! The communication from the rental folks was excellent and everything was so easy! Highly recommended!

Manager's Response

Thanks! Glad you had a great stay! See you next time!~
Thanks,
stace

Kick back and relax!

Reviewed on 2018-08-29 by George C. , Palm Springs, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

We enjoyed a wonderful week relaxing and enjoying the views from this comfortable beach house on a hillside. The house is exactly as described and suited our needs perfectly. It was equipped with everything we needed and then some! We were surprised by the wildlife sightings - mule deer, gray fox, turkey vultures, brown pelicans, scrub jays, costas hummingbirds, red-shafted flickers - all from the living room windows! The communication from the rental folks was excellent and everything was so easy! Highly recommended!

Manager's Response

Thanks! Glad you had a great stay! See you next time!~
Thanks,
stace

Everything I expected

Reviewed on 2018-08-19 by , Novato, California (CA) United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

Was a great rental for our family of 7. Very cozy with plenty to do (board games, billiards, hot tub). All the amenities were great and the view was amazing! Definitely plan to stay there again someday.

Manager's Response

Glad you had a good stay! It's a sweet beach house. See you next time
Thanks,
stace

Everything I expected

Reviewed on 2018-08-19 by , Novato, California (CA) United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

Was a great rental for our family of 7. Very cozy with plenty to do (board games, billiards, hot tub). All the amenities were great and the view was amazing! Definitely plan to stay there again someday.

Manager's Response

Glad you had a good stay! It's a sweet beach house. See you next time
Thanks,
stace

A relaxing family vacation

Reviewed on 2018-08-06 by , Marysville, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

Great rental! Excellent location and views.

Manager's Response

glad you had a sweet stay! It's a classic Dillon Beach home.
See you next time,
Thanks,
stace

A relaxing family vacation

Reviewed on 2018-08-06 by , Marysville, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

Great rental! Excellent location and views.

Manager's Response

glad you had a sweet stay! It's a classic Dillon Beach home.
See you next time,
Thanks,
stace

A relaxing family vacation

Reviewed on 2018-08-06 by Damon L. , Marysville, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

Great rental! Excellent location and views.

Manager's Response

glad you had a sweet stay! It's a classic Dillon Beach home.
See you next time,
Thanks,
stace

A relaxing family vacation

Reviewed on 2018-08-06 by Damon L. , Smartsville , CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

Great rental! Excellent location and views.

Manager's Response

glad you had a sweet stay! It's a classic Dillon Beach home.
See you next time,
Thanks,
stace

A relaxing family vacation

Reviewed on 2018-08-06 by Gail L. , Marysville, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

Great rental! Excellent location and views.

Manager's Response

glad you had a sweet stay! It's a classic Dillon Beach home.
See you next time,
Thanks,
stace

A relaxing family vacation

Reviewed on 2018-08-06 by Damon L. , Marysville, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

Great rental! Excellent location and views.

Manager's Response

glad you had a sweet stay! It's a classic Dillon Beach home.
See you next time,
Thanks,
stace

Magical location with nice amenities

Reviewed on 2018-06-14 by Laura P. , Urbana, IL United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

We stayed at Abalone Cove for 5 nights. We loved the large windows with expansive views of the beach, Tamales Bay and surrounding area. The house was well-stocked and the grill was very clean. Overall the home was pretty clean, but there were some cob-webs and corners of floors that needed more attention. The living room is super comfortable with a large sectional & we enjoyed having fires, playing pool & using the hot tub. It's a great walk (about 15 min) to the beach, which we enjoyed. Dillon Beach is a remote place (which we loved) so plan ahead and get groceries before you come. It's a half-hour to Petaluma. Overall, this home is heavenly and we would return!

Manager's Response

so glad you had a great stay! We will get those walls seem to attract them
We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace

Magical location with nice amenities

Reviewed on 2018-06-14 by Laura P. , Urbana, IL United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

We stayed at Abalone Cove for 5 nights. We loved the large windows with expansive views of the beach, Tamales Bay and surrounding area. The house was well-stocked and the grill was very clean. Overall the home was pretty clean, but there were some cob-webs and corners of floors that needed more attention. The living room is super comfortable with a large sectional & we enjoyed having fires, playing pool & using the hot tub. It's a great walk (about 15 min) to the beach, which we enjoyed. Dillon Beach is a remote place (which we loved) so plan ahead and get groceries before you come. It's a half-hour to Petaluma. Overall, this home is heavenly and we would return!

Manager's Response

so glad you had a great stay! We will get those walls seem to attract them
We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace

Lovely views and relaxing time

Reviewed on 2018-06-08 by STACEY M. , BERKELEY, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

This house was on the crest of such a lovely view. The hot tub was perfect for the chilly afternoons after the beach. The house was well set up and the rental company took great care to be sure we were welcomed! Thank you for the wonderful experience.

Manager's Response

Yay! Glad you had a great stay at Abalone! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace

Lovely views and relaxing time

Reviewed on 2018-06-08 by STACEY M. , BERKELEY, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

This house was on the crest of such a lovely view. The hot tub was perfect for the chilly afternoons after the beach. The house was well set up and the rental company took great care to be sure we were welcomed! Thank you for the wonderful experience.

Manager's Response

Yay! Glad you had a great stay at Abalone! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace

Great House!

Reviewed on 2018-05-16 by Lydia R. , Portland, OR United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
4
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

We had an excellent stay at the Abalone Alcove. The house was very comfortable and had all the necessary amenities. The house is a bit outdated, but the couches and beds were all comfortable. The view is killer. We had a great time enjoying the hot tub and pool table!

Manager's Response

Glad you had a good stay at Abalone. It is an older house but super comfy and clean. Thanks and see you next time,
Stace

Great House!

Reviewed on 2018-05-16 by Lydia R. , Portland, OR United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
4
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

We had an excellent stay at the Abalone Alcove. The house was very comfortable and had all the necessary amenities. The house is a bit outdated, but the couches and beds were all comfortable. The view is killer. We had a great time enjoying the hot tub and pool table!

Manager's Response

Glad you had a good stay at Abalone. It is an older house but super comfy and clean. Thanks and see you next time,
Stace

I love this house!

Reviewed on 2018-04-11 by Lisa Z. , Venice, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a great stay. The house is fantastic -- clean, commodious, great views. The kitchen is fully stocked, the beds are great, we loved playing pool and using the hot tub. We hope to come back!!

Manager's Response

So glad you had a great stay! It's a charmer! We look forward to hosting you again!
Thanks!
stace
dillon beach com

I love this house!

Reviewed on 2018-04-11 by Lisa Z. , Venice, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a great stay. The house is fantastic -- clean, commodious, great views. The kitchen is fully stocked, the beds are great, we loved playing pool and using the hot tub. We hope to come back!!

Manager's Response

So glad you had a great stay! It's a charmer! We look forward to hosting you again!
Thanks!
stace
dillon beach com

Perfect family getaway

Reviewed on 2018-04-01 by Stephanie O. , Fair Oaks, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a wonderful stay at Abalone Cove. The house met all of our needs. Being able to bring our dog is always a plus.<br/>Plenty of space and very comfortable beds. Very helpful management. <br/>Will definately be back.

Perfect family getaway

Reviewed on 2018-04-01 by Stephanie O. , Fair Oaks, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a wonderful stay at Abalone Cove. The house met all of our needs. Being able to bring our dog is always a plus.<br/>Plenty of space and very comfortable beds. Very helpful management. <br/>Will definately be back.

Perfect family getaway

Reviewed on 2018-04-01 by , Fair Oaks , CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a wonderful stay at Abalone Cove. The house met all of our needs. Being able to bring our dog is always a plus.<br/>Plenty of space and very comfortable beds. Very helpful management. <br/>Will definately be back.

20th Wedding Anniversary Getaway with the Little Pups

Reviewed on 2018-02-10 by Dan B. , Rohnert Park, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a blast walking on the beach during the day and hanging out in your awesome home in the evenings. Breathtaking views! We had a blast with the pool table as well. Perfect romantic getaway but also would be awesome for kids. Lots of board games as well as a huge assortment of video games. Loved the information about this historic home and its decor. We can't wait to visit again!

20th Wedding Anniversary Getaway with the Little Pups

Reviewed on 2018-02-10 by Danielle C. , Rohnert Park, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a blast walking on the beach during the day and hanging out in your awesome home in the evenings. Breathtaking views! We had a blast with the pool table as well. Perfect romantic getaway but also would be awesome for kids. Lots of board games as well as a huge assortment of video games. Loved the information about this historic home and its decor. We can't wait to visit again!

Manager's Response

Really glad you had a great stay. Abalone is a Dillon Beach Classic. We look forward to host you again,
Thanks,
stace

20th Wedding Anniversary Getaway with the Little Pups

Reviewed on 2018-02-10 by Danielle C. , Rohnert Park, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a blast walking on the beach during the day and hanging out in your awesome home in the evenings. Breathtaking views! We had a blast with the pool table as well. Perfect romantic getaway but also would be awesome for kids. Lots of board games as well as a huge assortment of video games. Loved the information about this historic home and its decor. We can't wait to visit again!

Manager's Response

Really glad you had a great stay. Abalone is a Dillon Beach Classic. We look forward to host you again,
Thanks,
stace

New Tradition

Reviewed on 2018-01-10 by Amanda K. , Rohnert Park, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had an absolutely wonderful time! After my father passed away in September I could not bare the thought of doing our traditional holiday festivities. I proposed a Christmas at the Ocean to my family and they were willing to give it a try. <br/> I spent weeks looking for the perfect house and I found it! In fact, we loved the house and our stay so much that we decided to make Christmas at the Ocean and at this house our new holiday tradition!! Everything was perfect and we cannot wait to go back. The property was nicer and included more amenities than we expected. It was clean and very well maintained. FIVE STARS FOR SURE!

Manager's Response

thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. I am so sorry about your father's passing but am thrilled your family has a new way to celebrate his life! Good for you!
We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks again,
Stace

New Tradition

Reviewed on 2018-01-10 by Amanda K. , Rohnert Park, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had an absolutely wonderful time! After my father passed away in September I could not bare the thought of doing our traditional holiday festivities. I proposed a Christmas at the Ocean to my family and they were willing to give it a try. <br/> I spent weeks looking for the perfect house and I found it! In fact, we loved the house and our stay so much that we decided to make Christmas at the Ocean and at this house our new holiday tradition!! Everything was perfect and we cannot wait to go back. The property was nicer and included more amenities than we expected. It was clean and very well maintained. FIVE STARS FOR SURE!

Manager's Response

thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. I am so sorry about your father's passing but am thrilled your family has a new way to celebrate his life! Good for you!
We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks again,
Stace

Anniversary get-away at Dillon Beach

Reviewed on 2017-06-29 by , Santa Rosa, California United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

My husband and I (plus our two small dogs) spent a few days here for our anniversary. We had a great time and wished we could stay one more day. I wanted to clear up a few things that we read in prior reviews that worried us and caused hesitation before booking. Luckily they ended up being non-issues but we'd hate for anyone else to be scared off by some of the negative comments.<br/>- Hot tub: Contrary to some reviews, we did NOT notice an unusually strong chlorine/bromide smell and we spent a ton of time in the hot tub. The jets are finicky though and randomly turn on and off at times, but other than that worked great.<br/>-Overall cleanliness: House shows it's age a bit, but it's cleanliness was more than adequate and much cleaner than what you'd expect for a dog friendly home. Very satisfied.<br/>-BBQ: Worked perfectly, no complaints. <br/>-Pool table: No level issues, felt in good condition, all the balls were there. <br/>-Bedding: Very clean & good condition.<br/>-Contrary to prior reviews the house was not stuffy and cooled down very quickly with the windows open. There are multiple windows that open, however some of them are hard to close due to broken handles, probably more of an issue during the winter. <br/>- We experienced no issues locking ourselves out of the front door (common sense applies here).<br/>- Minimal cleaning required upon check-out. Comparable to every other rental we've stayed at. (not nearly as daunting as one reviewer claimed). <br/>- Pull-out couch: Yes, this was uncomfortable but we only used it once to watch TV on. Not sure I'd recommend it be used as a main bed.<br/>-Backyard could benefit from some mowing but we may have just caught it at a bad time.<br/>-One thing to note is that there is no Ping Pong table as listed under the Entertainment section of Amenities. <br/>-Location - AMAZING view, close proximity to beach.<br/>-Loved the downstairs "fun room."<br/>Overall, we had a really pleasant stay here and have talked about coming

Anniversary get-away at Dillon Beach

Reviewed on 2017-06-29 by , Santa Rosa, California United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

My husband and I (plus our two small dogs) spent a few days here for our anniversary. We had a great time and wished we could stay one more day. I wanted to clear up a few things that we read in prior reviews that worried us and caused hesitation before booking. Luckily they ended up being non-issues but we'd hate for anyone else to be scared off by some of the negative comments.<br/>- Hot tub: Contrary to some reviews, we did NOT notice an unusually strong chlorine/bromide smell and we spent a ton of time in the hot tub. The jets are finicky though and randomly turn on and off at times, but other than that worked great.<br/>-Overall cleanliness: House shows it's age a bit, but it's cleanliness was more than adequate and much cleaner than what you'd expect for a dog friendly home. Very satisfied.<br/>-BBQ: Worked perfectly, no complaints. <br/>-Pool table: No level issues, felt in good condition, all the balls were there. <br/>-Bedding: Very clean & good condition.<br/>-Contrary to prior reviews the house was not stuffy and cooled down very quickly with the windows open. There are multiple windows that open, however some of them are hard to close due to broken handles, probably more of an issue during the winter. <br/>- We experienced no issues locking ourselves out of the front door (common sense applies here).<br/>- Minimal cleaning required upon check-out. Comparable to every other rental we've stayed at. (not nearly as daunting as one reviewer claimed). <br/>- Pull-out couch: Yes, this was uncomfortable but we only used it once to watch TV on. Not sure I'd recommend it be used as a main bed.<br/>-Backyard could benefit from some mowing but we may have just caught it at a bad time.<br/>-One thing to note is that there is no Ping Pong table as listed under the Entertainment section of Amenities. <br/>-Location - AMAZING view, close proximity to beach.<br/>-Loved the downstairs "fun room."<br/>Overall, we had a really pleasant stay here and have talked about coming

Manager's Response

Thanks for your feedback and sharing your experience with us. We look forward to your next stay!
Thanks,
stace

Anniversary get-away at Dillon Beach

Reviewed on 2017-06-29 by Kellin G. , Santa Rosa, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

My husband and I (plus our two small dogs) spent a few days here for our anniversary. We had a great time and wished we could stay one more day. I wanted to clear up a few things that we read in prior reviews that worried us and caused hesitation before booking. Luckily they ended up being non-issues but we'd hate for anyone else to be scared off by some of the negative comments.<br/>- Hot tub: Contrary to some reviews, we did NOT notice an unusually strong chlorine/bromide smell and we spent a ton of time in the hot tub. The jets are finicky though and randomly turn on and off at times, but other than that worked great.<br/>-Overall cleanliness: House shows it's age a bit, but it's cleanliness was more than adequate and much cleaner than what you'd expect for a dog friendly home. Very satisfied.<br/>-BBQ: Worked perfectly, no complaints. <br/>-Pool table: No level issues, felt in good condition, all the balls were there. <br/>-Bedding: Very clean & good condition.<br/>-Contrary to prior reviews the house was not stuffy and cooled down very quickly with the windows open. There are multiple windows that open, however some of them are hard to close due to broken handles, probably more of an issue during the winter. <br/>- We experienced no issues locking ourselves out of the front door (common sense applies here).<br/>- Minimal cleaning required upon check-out. Comparable to every other rental we've stayed at. (not nearly as daunting as one reviewer claimed). <br/>- Pull-out couch: Yes, this was uncomfortable but we only used it once to watch TV on. Not sure I'd recommend it be used as a main bed.<br/>-Backyard could benefit from some mowing but we may have just caught it at a bad time.<br/>-One thing to note is that there is no Ping Pong table as listed under the Entertainment section of Amenities. <br/>-Location - AMAZING view, close proximity to beach.<br/>-Loved the downstairs "fun room."<br/>Overall, we had a really pleasant stay here and have talked about coming

Manager's Response

Thanks for your feedback and sharing your experience with us. We look forward to your next stay!
Thanks,
stace

Very Relaxing Stay

Reviewed on 2017-06-05 by , Santa Cruz, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

The views are so amazing you instantly relax once you see them.

Very Relaxing Stay

Reviewed on 2017-06-05 by , Santa Cruz, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

The views are so amazing you instantly relax once you see them.

Beautiful Beach Getaway

Reviewed on 2017-05-21 by Elizabeth M. , Pacifica, California United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a wonderful stay at the Abalone Alcove. The view from the house was spectacular and once we arrived at the house I was glad I had come prepared with groceries to cook our meals because we didn't want to leave! The kitchen is stocked with everything you could need. Thank you for sharing your home with others. We had a very relaxing getaway.

Manager's Response

Thank you for sharing your feedback! Really appreciate it! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace
dillon beach com

Beautiful Beach Getaway

Reviewed on 2017-05-21 by Elizabeth M. , Pacifica, California United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a wonderful stay at the Abalone Alcove. The view from the house was spectacular and once we arrived at the house I was glad I had come prepared with groceries to cook our meals because we didn't want to leave! The kitchen is stocked with everything you could need. Thank you for sharing your home with others. We had a very relaxing getaway.

Manager's Response

Thank you for sharing your feedback! Really appreciate it! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace
dillon beach com

Beautiful Beach Getaway

Reviewed on 2017-05-21 by Lisa M. , Pacifica, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a wonderful stay at the Abalone Alcove. The view from the house was spectacular and once we arrived at the house I was glad I had come prepared with groceries to cook our meals because we didn't want to leave! The kitchen is stocked with everything you could need. Thank you for sharing your home with others. We had a very relaxing getaway.

Manager's Response

Thank you for sharing your feedback! Really appreciate it! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace
dillon beach com

Panoramic Ocean Views Every Room

Reviewed on 2017-05-08 by Tanya B. , Colfax, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

My husband and I celebrated our 20 year anniversary at Dillon Beach. We rented Abalone Alcove. The home was clean. Plenty of towels, blankets, etc. The kitchen was well equipped. You can enjoy the views from the large picture windows found in the main living area, extending into the kitchen area. The 2 patios also had great views. The spa was somewhat private with another view to enjoy morning coffee and mimosas. We really enjoyed our stay at this house and hope to return.

Manager's Response

so glad you had a great stay at Abalone. See you next time!
Thanks,
stace

Panoramic Ocean Views Every Room

Reviewed on 2017-05-08 by Tanya B. , Colfax, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

My husband and I celebrated our 20 year anniversary at Dillon Beach. We rented Abalone Alcove. The home was clean. Plenty of towels, blankets, etc. The kitchen was well equipped. You can enjoy the views from the large picture windows found in the main living area, extending into the kitchen area. The 2 patios also had great views. The spa was somewhat private with another view to enjoy morning coffee and mimosas. We really enjoyed our stay at this house and hope to return.

Manager's Response

so glad you had a great stay at Abalone. See you next time!
Thanks,
stace

Amazing View!

Reviewed on 2017-04-15 by , sacramento, ca United States
Overall
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

The rental folks were very responsive. The views were amazing. The home was very comfortable and much bigger than expected. Lots of space for the kids and they loved the pool table.

Manager's Response

So glad you had a sweet stay. It's a great family house.
Thanks,
stace

Amazing View!

Reviewed on 2017-04-15 by , sacramento, ca United States
Overall
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

The rental folks were very responsive. The views were amazing. The home was very comfortable and much bigger than expected. Lots of space for the kids and they loved the pool table.

Manager's Response

So glad you had a sweet stay. It's a great family house.
Thanks,
stace

Anniversary Get Away

Reviewed on 2017-03-28 by , Woodland, California United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Abalone Alcove is great. We loved the fantastic views from front room, bedroom, and kitchen windows. The enclosed deck is so private and also safe for letting dog in and out for a drink of water. There were two other patios on the lower level that were great for enjoying the sun and views (along with deer).

Manager's Response

Glad you had a sweet stay at Abalone. It is a classic.
thanks,
stace

Anniversary Get Away

Reviewed on 2017-03-28 by , Woodland, California United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Abalone Alcove is great. We loved the fantastic views from front room, bedroom, and kitchen windows. The enclosed deck is so private and also safe for letting dog in and out for a drink of water. There were two other patios on the lower level that were great for enjoying the sun and views (along with deer).

Manager's Response

Glad you had a sweet stay at Abalone. It is a classic.
thanks,
stace

Amazing Stay!

Reviewed on 2017-02-14 by Jenna S. , San Mateo, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Abalone Alcove is a fantastic rental! This was our second time renting this house and we loved every minute. The view is incredible and the house itself is well appointed. Easy to move right in and make yourself at home. Only downside is, this time, the cue ball from the pool table was missing. One of our favorite rentals by far in Dillon Beach!

Amazing Stay!

Reviewed on 2017-02-14 by Jenna S. , San Mateo, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Abalone Alcove is a fantastic rental! This was our second time renting this house and we loved every minute. The view is incredible and the house itself is well appointed. Easy to move right in and make yourself at home. Only downside is, this time, the cue ball from the pool table was missing. One of our favorite rentals by far in Dillon Beach!

Manager's Response

Thanks for sharing your experience. I wish you would have called we would have brought a cue ball out to you. we are avail 24 - 7. We will replace.
Thanks,
stace

Amazing Stay!

Reviewed on 2017-02-14 by Daniel S. , San Mateo, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Abalone Alcove is a fantastic rental! This was our second time renting this house and we loved every minute. The view is incredible and the house itself is well appointed. Easy to move right in and make yourself at home. Only downside is, this time, the cue ball from the pool table was missing. One of our favorite rentals by far in Dillon Beach!

Manager's Response

Thanks for sharing your experience. I wish you would have called we would have brought a cue ball out to you. we are avail 24 - 7. We will replace.
Thanks,
stace

Fantastic stay!

Reviewed on 2016-12-01 by Jenna S. , San Mateo, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

I love Abalone Alcove! It's like staying in the Brady Bunch's beach house in the best possible way. So cozy and warm! Spectacular views from every room. The only downside was that the hot tub was not working as advertised. We were totally bummed about it but overall did not put a damper on a magical stay. Just would have made it that much better!

Fantastic stay!

Reviewed on 2016-12-01 by Jenna S. , San Mateo, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

I love Abalone Alcove! It's like staying in the Brady Bunch's beach house in the best possible way. So cozy and warm! Spectacular views from every room. The only downside was that the hot tub was not working as advertised. We were totally bummed about it but overall did not put a damper on a magical stay. Just would have made it that much better!

Manager's Response

Hello,
Glad you had a great stay! I am so sorry about the hot tub. Please call if anything is not working. We will send someone out to take a look. There was a power outage due to a storm. The hot tub only needed to be reset. easy and fast fix when we discovered it..
Thanks,
stace

Fantastic stay!

Reviewed on 2016-12-01 by Daniel S. , San Mateo, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

I love Abalone Alcove! It's like staying in the Brady Bunch's beach house in the best possible way. So cozy and warm! Spectacular views from every room. The only downside was that the hot tub was not working as advertised. We were totally bummed about it but overall did not put a damper on a magical stay. Just would have made it that much better!

Manager's Response

Hello,
Glad you had a great stay! I am so sorry about the hot tub. Please call if anything is not working. We will send someone out to take a look. There was a power outage due to a storm. The hot tub only needed to be reset. easy and fast fix when we discovered it..
Thanks,
stace

Perfect Post-Labor Day Vacation

Reviewed on 2016-09-26 by Mercer B. , La Crescenta, Ca United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

My wifeand I and our little dog Lola had a fantastic time at Abalone Alcove. The house is well equipped (though the BBQ is on its last legs), and we thouroughly enjoyed the views , both in the early morning and at sunset. My wife is an artist, and she loved being able to set up in the living room and paint the beautiful views.<br/>We took a nice day trip down Tomales Bay to Point Reyes, stopping at Nick's and had lunch in the boat house with friends. Another day we ventured down to Hog Island for some of their wonderful oysters.<br/>We had a lovely time and will both recommend to friends and return in the future, I'm sure!

Manager's Response

So glad you had a sweet stay at Abalone. We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks!
stace

Perfect Post-Labor Day Vacation

Reviewed on 2016-09-26 by Mercer B. , La Crescenta, Ca United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

My wifeand I and our little dog Lola had a fantastic time at Abalone Alcove. The house is well equipped (though the BBQ is on its last legs), and we thouroughly enjoyed the views , both in the early morning and at sunset. My wife is an artist, and she loved being able to set up in the living room and paint the beautiful views.<br/>We took a nice day trip down Tomales Bay to Point Reyes, stopping at Nick's and had lunch in the boat house with friends. Another day we ventured down to Hog Island for some of their wonderful oysters.<br/>We had a lovely time and will both recommend to friends and return in the future, I'm sure!

Manager's Response

So glad you had a sweet stay at Abalone. We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks!
stace

Stunning views

Reviewed on 2016-07-14 by Jennifer W. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

This was my third time renting this home. The views are incredibly beautiful and stunning. The home is very comfortable, kitchen is fully stocked. Will continue to rent this lovely home!

Manager's Response

Yeah! Glad you had a great stay at Abalone. It does have BIG views... See you next time,
Thanks,
stace

Stunning views

Reviewed on 2016-07-14 by Jennifer W. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

This was my third time renting this home. The views are incredibly beautiful and stunning. The home is very comfortable, kitchen is fully stocked. Will continue to rent this lovely home!

Manager's Response

Yeah! Glad you had a great stay at Abalone. It does have BIG views... See you next time,
Thanks,
stace

great house

Reviewed on 2016-06-12 by Paula C. , Pilot Hill , CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
4
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We loved the layout of the house , great for our family, the hot tub was awesome and all the deer that came through .

Manager's Response

Glad you had a wonderful stay at Abalone! See you next time!
thanks,
stace

great house

Reviewed on 2016-06-12 by Paula C. , Pilot Hill , CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
4
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We loved the layout of the house , great for our family, the hot tub was awesome and all the deer that came through .

Manager's Response

Glad you had a wonderful stay at Abalone! See you next time!
thanks,
stace

Abalone Alcove Getaway

Reviewed on 2016-04-11 by christina r. , Auburn, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Great

Manager's Response

Wonderful! See you next time!
stace
dillon Beach com

Abalone Alcove Getaway

Reviewed on 2016-04-11 by christina r. , Auburn, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Great

Manager's Response

Wonderful! See you next time!
stace
dillon Beach com

Beach house with a view

Reviewed on 2016-03-31 by Jennifer W. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

I've rented this house twice now and will rent this home again. Very clean, comfortable, kitchen is completely stocked, views are spectacular, game room is lots of fun. Cannot wait to come back!

Manager's Response

Yay!! So glad you had a sweet stay! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace

Beach house with a view

Reviewed on 2016-03-31 by Jennifer W. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

I've rented this house twice now and will rent this home again. Very clean, comfortable, kitchen is completely stocked, views are spectacular, game room is lots of fun. Cannot wait to come back!

Manager's Response

Yay!! So glad you had a sweet stay! We look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace

Perfect Stay at Abalone Alcove!

Reviewed on 2016-02-26 by LYNN R. , Davis, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

What a memorable week we had at Abalone Alcove!! This property is beautifully situated high above Dillon Beach; and we spent hours enjoying the view of the town, the ocean, Tomales Bay, Point Reyes and of the open space right in front of the house, where we often saw deer. We had 7 adults + 1 dog for three nights and just two couples the remaining four nights. The house worked perfectly for us! <br/><br/>Although we brought a few items from home for specific food preparation that we did, the kitchen is very well-equipped. Also, there was an abundance of blankets, pillows and futons to complement the two very comfortable beds and two sofa beds. <br/><br/>We made good use of the hot tub and pool table; set up the card table to do puzzles; sat out on the patio to enjoy the views; had lunches at the picnic table in the enclosed entry area, and watched movies on the large TV in the game room. Many enjoyable meals, conversations and games were enjoyed around the dining room table, which we converted to a round table when there were just four of us.<br/><br/>We had some days of abundant sunshine and a couple of days of rain. The house was great for all situations! <br/><br/>We highly recommend a stay there!<br/><br/>

Manager's Response

Fabulous! Thanks for letting us know how your trip went! So glad you had such a sweet stay at Abalone!
Thanks,
Stace
dillon

Perfect Stay at Abalone Alcove!

Reviewed on 2016-02-26 by LYNN R. , Davis, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

What a memorable week we had at Abalone Alcove!! This property is beautifully situated high above Dillon Beach; and we spent hours enjoying the view of the town, the ocean, Tomales Bay, Point Reyes and of the open space right in front of the house, where we often saw deer. We had 7 adults + 1 dog for three nights and just two couples the remaining four nights. The house worked perfectly for us! <br/><br/>Although we brought a few items from home for specific food preparation that we did, the kitchen is very well-equipped. Also, there was an abundance of blankets, pillows and futons to complement the two very comfortable beds and two sofa beds. <br/><br/>We made good use of the hot tub and pool table; set up the card table to do puzzles; sat out on the patio to enjoy the views; had lunches at the picnic table in the enclosed entry area, and watched movies on the large TV in the game room. Many enjoyable meals, conversations and games were enjoyed around the dining room table, which we converted to a round table when there were just four of us.<br/><br/>We had some days of abundant sunshine and a couple of days of rain. The house was great for all situations! <br/><br/>We highly recommend a stay there!<br/><br/>

Manager's Response

Fabulous! Thanks for letting us know how your trip went! So glad you had such a sweet stay at Abalone!
Thanks,
Stace
dillon

Fantastic property with incredible views

Reviewed on 2016-02-25 by , Oakland, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

My partner and I stayed at Abalone Alcove with our dog for two nights in February. What a terrific home! The 180+ degree view of the ocean and bay is amazing. The home is well appointed with a nicely equipped kitchen, a pool table (!), satellite TV, a hot tub, and a full bath on each floor. We would definitely stay here again.

Manager's Response

yay! Glad Abalone was a great fit for your stay! We look forward to your next visit!
thx,
stace

Fantastic property with incredible views

Reviewed on 2016-02-25 by , Oakland, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

My partner and I stayed at Abalone Alcove with our dog for two nights in February. What a terrific home! The 180+ degree view of the ocean and bay is amazing. The home is well appointed with a nicely equipped kitchen, a pool table (!), satellite TV, a hot tub, and a full bath on each floor. We would definitely stay here again.

Manager's Response

yay! Glad Abalone was a great fit for your stay! We look forward to your next visit!
thx,
stace

Fantastic property with incredible views

Reviewed on 2016-02-25 by David A. , Oakland, CA US
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

My partner and I stayed at Abalone Alcove with our dog for two nights in February. What a terrific home! The 180+ degree view of the ocean and bay is amazing. The home is well appointed with a nicely equipped kitchen, a pool table (!), satellite TV, a hot tub, and a full bath on each floor. We would definitely stay here again.

Manager's Response

yay! Glad Abalone was a great fit for your stay! We look forward to your next visit!
thx,
stace

New Years at Abalone Alcove

Reviewed on 2016-01-05 by Joyce K. , Sacramento, California United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a great time. I liked that the house had basically two living areas - upstairs and down. The views were wonderful! The home was well stocked with cooking utensils and everything that we needed. In the past, we had camped at Lawson's Landing but I no longer have the RV -- I kept saying, "I'm so glad we are in the house this year"! I'd rent this home again.

Manager's Response

so glad you had a sweet stay at Abalone! It's a very sweet beach house. Thanks for sharing your experience!
see you next time,
Thanks,
stace

New Years at Abalone Alcove

Reviewed on 2016-01-05 by Joyce K. , Sacramento, California United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

We had a great time. I liked that the house had basically two living areas - upstairs and down. The views were wonderful! The home was well stocked with cooking utensils and everything that we needed. In the past, we had camped at Lawson's Landing but I no longer have the RV -- I kept saying, "I'm so glad we are in the house this year"! I'd rent this home again.

Manager's Response

so glad you had a sweet stay at Abalone! It's a very sweet beach house. Thanks for sharing your experience!
see you next time,
Thanks,
stace

Very relaxing and enjoyable getaway

Reviewed on 2015-12-16 by Jennifer W. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

The house was very clean and well stocked with staples and kitchenware. Beds were very comfortable. Game room downstairs was lots of fun and the grounds and views are beautiful. Enjoyed the deer everyday. The deck/courtyard was very nice for use of Jacuzzi and BBQ. Will be back for a getaway again! Easy access to beach! Excellent customer service!!!!!!

Manager's Response

Excellent! So glad you had a sweet stay at Abalone! It's a wonderful and relaxing family/friend beach house.
See you next time!
thanks,
stace

Very relaxing and enjoyable getaway

Reviewed on 2015-12-16 by Jennifer W. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

The house was very clean and well stocked with staples and kitchenware. Beds were very comfortable. Game room downstairs was lots of fun and the grounds and views are beautiful. Enjoyed the deer everyday. The deck/courtyard was very nice for use of Jacuzzi and BBQ. Will be back for a getaway again! Easy access to beach! Excellent customer service!!!!!!

Manager's Response

Excellent! So glad you had a sweet stay at Abalone! It's a wonderful and relaxing family/friend beach house.
See you next time!
thanks,
stace

Thanksgiving Week 2015

Reviewed on 2015-11-29 by Dawn M. , Greeley, CO. United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

This home has the most beautiful views. I was up before the sun every morning to watch the moon set on the water and the sun start to rise in the east. The home was comfortable and spacious for the three of us and had everything we needed for cooking meals there. The large picture window in the kitchen overlooking the ocean made clean up and dishes a treat instead of a chore. We hope our travel plans bring us back to this area again and if they do, we will be wanting to stay in this home again. Dillon Beach Property Management company was excellent to work with and Val even made a courtesy call while we there to make sure all was well and we had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. We did the night tour at Alcatraz (excellent views of SF from the island), Segway tour of San Francisco, Pier 39 had great foods and shopping although could have used much more time there to shop. Excellent antique arcade on Fishermans Wharf that was a lot of fun. Caymus winery in Napa had the best wine of the wine tasting we did, and Union Hotel had amazing italian food paired with excellent service. We wished we'd had more time to explore locally as the Tomales bakery and deli, the William Tell House, and Lawson's Landing were places we wanted to check out and just didn't get the time to do so.

Manager's Response

Ho fantastic! Sounds like you really made the most of your stay here in the San Francisco Bay area! How Fun!
Glad you had a sweet stay at Abalone!
We look forward to your next visit!
thx,
stace

Thanksgiving Week 2015

Reviewed on 2015-11-29 by Dawn M. , Greeley, CO. United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

This home has the most beautiful views. I was up before the sun every morning to watch the moon set on the water and the sun start to rise in the east. The home was comfortable and spacious for the three of us and had everything we needed for cooking meals there. The large picture window in the kitchen overlooking the ocean made clean up and dishes a treat instead of a chore. We hope our travel plans bring us back to this area again and if they do, we will be wanting to stay in this home again. Dillon Beach Property Management company was excellent to work with and Val even made a courtesy call while we there to make sure all was well and we had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. We did the night tour at Alcatraz (excellent views of SF from the island), Segway tour of San Francisco, Pier 39 had great foods and shopping although could have used much more time there to shop. Excellent antique arcade on Fishermans Wharf that was a lot of fun. Caymus winery in Napa had the best wine of the wine tasting we did, and Union Hotel had amazing italian food paired with excellent service. We wished we'd had more time to explore locally as the Tomales bakery and deli, the William Tell House, and Lawson's Landing were places we wanted to check out and just didn't get the time to do so.

Manager's Response

Ho fantastic! Sounds like you really made the most of your stay here in the San Francisco Bay area! How Fun!
Glad you had a sweet stay at Abalone!
We look forward to your next visit!
thx,
stace

Family Visit

Reviewed on 2015-11-17 by Nels L. , Sunnyvale, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

I enjoyed a wonderful visit back home to Dillon Beach and enjoyed time with my son and his family. The house was very comfortable and provided a spectacular view!

Manager's Response

So glad you had a wonderful stay and we look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace

Family Visit

Reviewed on 2015-11-17 by Nels L. , Sunnyvale, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

I enjoyed a wonderful visit back home to Dillon Beach and enjoyed time with my son and his family. The house was very comfortable and provided a spectacular view!

Manager's Response

So glad you had a wonderful stay and we look forward to your next visit!
Thanks,
stace

Relaxing Retreat

Reviewed on 2015-07-05 by Paul D. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

From the moment we opened the door and saw the views from every room we knew it was going to be a wonderful stay. Pool table, Jacuzzi and games galore. Kitchen had everything you need. Clean and welcoming, our family will be back. This home had something for everyone. Oh and the wildlife all around was an added treat. Twin fawns and momma as well as bucks grazing outside our door. Who could ask for more after a play day at the beach. The property managment folks are very helpful to see your needs are taken care of. Don't pass this one up!

Manager's Response

Thank you so much for your feedback! Glad you had a wonderful stay. See you next time!
Thanks,
stace

Relaxing Retreat

Reviewed on 2015-07-05 by Paul D. , Sacramento, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
5

From the moment we opened the door and saw the views from every room we knew it was going to be a wonderful stay. Pool table, Jacuzzi and games galore. Kitchen had everything you need. Clean and welcoming, our family will be back. This home had something for everyone. Oh and the wildlife all around was an added treat. Twin fawns and momma as well as bucks grazing outside our door. Who could ask for more after a play day at the beach. The property managment folks are very helpful to see your needs are taken care of. Don't pass this one up!

Manager's Response

Thank you so much for your feedback! Glad you had a wonderful stay. See you next time!
Thanks,
stace

Relaxation!

Reviewed on 2015-07-01 by Allison B. , Los Angeles, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

This home is amazing. The views were surreal, especially while sitting in the hot tub. The kitchen had everything you need, to include a great gas BBQ! The walk down to Dillon Beach was about a 30 min walk. Or a 5 min drive. The beach was gorgeous and extremely dog friendly :) I highly recommend staying here!

Manager's Response

Thank you for your feedback! We really appreciate it.
We look forward to your next stay!
thanks,
stace

Relaxation!

Reviewed on 2015-07-01 by Allison B. , Los Angeles, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

This home is amazing. The views were surreal, especially while sitting in the hot tub. The kitchen had everything you need, to include a great gas BBQ! The walk down to Dillon Beach was about a 30 min walk. Or a 5 min drive. The beach was gorgeous and extremely dog friendly :) I highly recommend staying here!

Manager's Response

Thank you for your feedback! We really appreciate it.
We look forward to your next stay!
thanks,
stace

Comfortable, roomy and views!

Reviewed on 2015-05-27 by , Sacramento, California United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

Our family enjoyed a very comfortable and enjoyable 3 nights at Abalone Alcove. You felt "right at home" and really felt like it was YOUR home. Fantastic views complemented the nice, let's sit around read and relax atmosphere. Perhaps the only drawback is that the dishwasher could probably be replaced (many racks missing holders). That did not detract at all from our weekend, but it was noticed. The only other thing is that it is not an easy walk to the beach; consider driving, although for the truly hardy, the uphill return walk is do-able. Overall, we will be back again!

Manager's Response

Wonderful! Glad you had a great stay and will look into the dishwasher immediately. Thanks for the feedback!
Stace

Comfortable, roomy and views!

Reviewed on 2015-05-27 by , Sacramento, California United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

Our family enjoyed a very comfortable and enjoyable 3 nights at Abalone Alcove. You felt "right at home" and really felt like it was YOUR home. Fantastic views complemented the nice, let's sit around read and relax atmosphere. Perhaps the only drawback is that the dishwasher could probably be replaced (many racks missing holders). That did not detract at all from our weekend, but it was noticed. The only other thing is that it is not an easy walk to the beach; consider driving, although for the truly hardy, the uphill return walk is do-able. Overall, we will be back again!

Manager's Response

Wonderful! Glad you had a great stay and will look into the dishwasher immediately. Thanks for the feedback!
Stace

Fun, easy cottage

Reviewed on 2015-03-10 by Justin M. , Belmont, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

We had a great get away in Dillon beach and stayed at a cute, clean cottage that was perfect for our family of five. The house felt very spacious and welcoming. They had everything we needed. Not to mention, the view was incredible. We would come back again!

Manager's Response

So Glad you had a great stay at Abolone! Thank you for sharing your experience! See you next time!
Stace

Fun, easy cottage

Reviewed on 2015-03-10 by Justin M. , Belmont, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

We had a great get away in Dillon beach and stayed at a cute, clean cottage that was perfect for our family of five. The house felt very spacious and welcoming. They had everything we needed. Not to mention, the view was incredible. We would come back again!

Manager's Response

So Glad you had a great stay at Abolone! Thank you for sharing your experience! See you next time!
Stace

Lovely Home, Great Stay

Reviewed on 2015-01-04 by , Carmichael, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Beautiful home with stunning views. Perfect for a family.

Manager's Response

Thanks for sharing your experience with us! See you next time,
Thanks,
Stace

Lovely Home, Great Stay

Reviewed on 2015-01-04 by , Carmichael, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
5

Beautiful home with stunning views. Perfect for a family.

Manager's Response

Thanks for sharing your experience with us! See you next time,
Thanks,
Stace

It was Perfect!!

Reviewed on 2014-12-16 by Gina J. , Rohnert Park, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

The house was just perfect for our family.

Manager's Response

YAY!! So glad you had a great stay!
thanks!
stace

It was Perfect!!

Reviewed on 2014-12-16 by Gina J. , Rohnert Park, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

The house was just perfect for our family.

Manager's Response

YAY!! So glad you had a great stay!
thanks!
stace

Abalone Alcove Sept 2014

Reviewed on 2014-10-07 by Elizabeth P. , San Jose, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

We had a very relaxing week at Abalone Alcove. We have stayed there before. It's perfect for 4. The positives are the view and the comfortable vibe. The only thing I would warn people about is that our papers say 1 King, 1 pullout, 2 singles. The downstairs has a queen bed and the sofa bed springs downstairs are broken. My son couldn't sleep on it as the mattress would fall off. He slept in the living room. The garage was locked so no washer/dryer. We could pick up enough 3G on AT&T to check email but nothing more so don't count on internet. (Good!) All said, a lovely property and we will book again!

Manager's Response

Thank you for letting us know. we will take care of the sofa sleeper immediately! We look forward to your next visit!
thx,
stace

Abalone Alcove Sept 2014

Reviewed on 2014-10-07 by Elizabeth P. , San Jose, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

We had a very relaxing week at Abalone Alcove. We have stayed there before. It's perfect for 4. The positives are the view and the comfortable vibe. The only thing I would warn people about is that our papers say 1 King, 1 pullout, 2 singles. The downstairs has a queen bed and the sofa bed springs downstairs are broken. My son couldn't sleep on it as the mattress would fall off. He slept in the living room. The garage was locked so no washer/dryer. We could pick up enough 3G on AT&T to check email but nothing more so don't count on internet. (Good!) All said, a lovely property and we will book again!

Manager's Response

Thank you for letting us know. we will take care of the sofa sleeper immediately! We look forward to your next visit!
thx,
stace

Great escape

Reviewed on 2014-09-09 by Jonathan M. , Walnut Creek , CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

Took my parents, wife and dog to Dillon beach for a little R&R. The house and appliances are somewhat dated but it didn't deter from our experience at all. We loved every minute of it from walking on the beach to playing board games with the amazing view of the ocean. Tips for future visitors would be. 1. Make sure you grocery shop in Petaluma. 2. Bring additional dish towels and dish washing tablets. 3.Parking at the beach is only during certain hours and costs $8 a day. Walking to the beach is not an option unless you are uber fit and don't mind a steep decent and then ascent.

Manager's Response

Thanks for your feedback and glad you had a great stay!
Thanks,
Stace

Great escape

Reviewed on 2014-09-09 by Jonathan M. , Walnut Creek , CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
5
Location
5
Property condition
4

Took my parents, wife and dog to Dillon beach for a little R&R. The house and appliances are somewhat dated but it didn't deter from our experience at all. We loved every minute of it from walking on the beach to playing board games with the amazing view of the ocean. Tips for future visitors would be. 1. Make sure you grocery shop in Petaluma. 2. Bring additional dish towels and dish washing tablets. 3.Parking at the beach is only during certain hours and costs $8 a day. Walking to the beach is not an option unless you are uber fit and don't mind a steep decent and then ascent.

Manager's Response

Thanks for your feedback and glad you had a great stay!
Thanks,
Stace

Escape to the Ocean

Reviewed on 2014-06-16 by , Lincoln, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

Wonderful end-of-week break. This house has beautiful views of everything. Long walk or short drive to the beach. House had everything, and then some, to make our stay very enjoyable. Management staff very helpful when I locked myself out of the bedroom! Enjoyed the hot tub. Just a great time had by all. Will definitely go again.

Manager's Response

Thank you so much. We are thrilled you had a nice respite from the city! We look forward to your next stay.
Thanks,
Stace

Escape to the Ocean

Reviewed on 2014-06-16 by , Lincoln, CA United States
Overall
5
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
5
Property condition
4

Wonderful end-of-week break. This house has beautiful views of everything. Long walk or short drive to the beach. House had everything, and then some, to make our stay very enjoyable. Management staff very helpful when I locked myself out of the bedroom! Enjoyed the hot tub. Just a great time had by all. Will definitely go again.

Manager's Response

Thank you so much. We are thrilled you had a nice respite from the city! We look forward to your next stay.
Thanks,
Stace

relaxing experience

Reviewed on 2013-09-04 by Quoc N. , San Jose, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
3
Property condition
4

I love the view from the house, the house is clean, it a short drive to the beach, but what i like the most is the property management name Mary she help me with every things i need. Thank you very much Mary.

relaxing experience

Reviewed on 2013-09-04 by Quoc N. , San Jose, CA United States
Overall
4
Services from rental manager
5
Cleanliness
4
Location
3
Property condition
4

I love the view from the house, the house is clean, it a short drive to the beach, but what i like the most is the property management name Mary she help me with every things i need. Thank you very much Mary.