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Montara Point Lighthouse

Highway 1, Montara, CA
+1 650-728-7177
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Panoramic Ocean Views

This lighthouse also has a very popular international hostel next to it. The views from here are... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Moss Beach, California
Small Lighthouse

We just stopped to check out the lighthouse. It's small and you can't see inside. We stayed about... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Lovelock, Nevada
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Highway 1, Montara, CA
Highway 1, Montara, CA
+1 650-728-7177
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This lighthouse also has a very popular international hostel next to it. The views from here are breathtaking. The lighthouse itself is kind of down from the nearby high way so it doesn't stick up very much which makes it kind of cool. Some great...More

Thank ennyd103
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We just stopped to check out the lighthouse. It's small and you can't see inside. We stayed about 30 minutes total checking out the area. Not a lot of parking. It's free!

Thank melandrobg
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Dorms and private rooms. My room looked out on a gloriously beautiful beach. Friendly and helpful staff. Well stocked kitchens. I loved it and will stay there again.

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This small, functioning lighthouse was shipped here from Massachusetts quite some time ago. For some years after it was removed from its original location it was thought to have been destroyed, until it was rediscovered here. A row of signs telling its history is posted...More

Thank HappyTrails12345
Reviewed 7 May 2017

not your Mama's youth hostel! For an easy getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, this unique lodging complex is hard to beat: it's a mixture of Cape Cod architecture meets the dramatic coastline of Northern California. Our room (The Watch) directly faced...More

Thank bruce m
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Cool little stop just had to figure out to get into the bathroom. A hostel on site. Nice small parking lot and plenty of picture spots.

Thank TimSamsTravelUSA
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very lousy place for anyone to stay if you're a person of color because they will boot you out and give a lame excuse that you don't fit in the make of f the guess. I would never ask my worst nightmare to stay in...More

2  Thank 718santiagot
Reviewed 24 November 2016

My girlfriend stayed here for one night and had an amazing time. The grounds are impeccable. At one time this was just a Lighthouse, but over the decades has morphed into a hostel. It has a very old world charm, with Cape Cod type architecture....More

1  Thank Luciano L
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We stayed in Montara, CA and the lighthouse was a short walk from the house we rented. It is a beautiful old structure and the views are even more beautiful. The grounds are now a hostel for travelers. You can walk down trails from the...More

1  Thank Dan C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A very nice lighthouse located in Halfmoon Bay - there are many others, e.g. Pigeon Point, and you will meet friendly staff - and there's a good chance to see whales :-)

1  Thank Uwe F
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