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Address: Highway 1, Montara, CA
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Unbelieveably Beautiful Place.

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... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
Luciano L
Placentia, California
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Larkspur, California
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69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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
El Granada
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 this Hostel. Janice she should not be working in the hospitality business because she is... More 

1 Thank 718santiagot
Placentia, California
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119 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
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. It is built on the cliff with amazing views of the ocean and the rocks... More 

1 Thank Luciano L
Ventura, California
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244 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
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 bluff's to a small beach and explore the erosion, almost cave like, in the rocks... More 

1 Thank Dan C
Darmstadt, Germany
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143 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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
San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Sits on a cliff overlooking the ocean. Beautiful views from the private room with shared shower, $85 per night. Gracious staff well appointed kitchens, supplies bedding

2 Thank kealy134
Truckee, California
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442 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Cute old lighthouse with a great view. Looks like they have B + B rooms available on premises also. 100 yards off hwy 1.

1 Thank calsun99
Moss Beach, California
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

hard to turn left onto here but the lighthouse is a must stop if you're into lighthouses great view of whales coming by

1 Thank Dusk_Treader
San Francisco, CA
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Cute little lighthouse with history display on the grounds of a hostel. Best visited on a clear day. Visitors OK, limited parking. There are picnic tables and benches overlooking the ocean. Located at 16th Street and Highway 1, Montara, CA.

1 Thank Saganorth
Sanford, Florida
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57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We caught sight of the lighthouse while exploring the area after our arrival at a B&B down the road. After a little research that night we were happy to seek it out the next day. My husband and I have never seen a lighthouse quite like this one, the overlook was beautiful and this is definitely worth the quick stop... More 

1 Thank Janet Z

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