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The Griffin House Inn

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Its a really nice B&B. I looked at the pictures before going but what I saw was beyond my imagination. The ocean view rooms are gorgeous. Its worth paying extra for these rooms as the view and the wooden porch is totally worth it. The pub and restaurant also serves really good food. I had the clam chowder and the...

1Thank Bhaswar1989
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We stayed 2 nights at The Griffin Inn in Elk, CA. We stayed in the Greenwood Cottage and our deck overlooked the ocean. Fantastic view!!! The cottage was quite nice, very large and comfortable. Our breakfast was brought to our room and was delicious. Elk is a just a very small town on the coast, not much there, but this...

1Thank swcerc
Reviewed 16 October 2014

We stayed here two nights in the Matson and we didn't want to leave. The views were so gorgeous. We loved the peace and quite. It's a small room but perfect for us. Plenty of great outdoor day trips to take from here. I want to go back. Breakfast delivered to our door and it was delicious. The restaurant at...

Thank ktdeasy
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Nor should it be. My wife and I stayed here on a trip up the Pacific Coast Highway. It is a wide spot in the road. That is part of its charm. It is rustic, but comfortable. The views are among the finest I have ever enjoyed from a hotel room. The staff was friendly, and the atmosphere was romantic....

Thank NickSavage
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

This is our third stay at Grffin House. We love the quiet and the magnificent view from the sea view cottages. There have been many upgrades since our last stay several years ago. The gardens are beautiful and the cottages fresh with new pillows, linens, and coffee and tea making facilities. The hot breakfasts brought to your room are a...

Thank Kentgs
Reviewed 10 August 2014

My wife and I and our son were cruising the PCH, and were a bit late in trying to get to the Redwoods. We stopped here, knocked on the door, and luckily they had one room left. This is not the Hilton we are staying at (right now) in SF. Of course, the Hilton did not provide us a half...

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 7 July 2014

On a long camping trip with my wife, we decided to take a break from the tent and check in to the Griffin House. We stayed in July after all the hotels in Mendocino were too pricey. What a great find Griffin House was. The staff were friendly, the rooms were cozy and clean, and the food from the restaurant...

2Thank Mark R
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Stayed here on drive down from Seattle when we couldn't get in to anything we liked the look of in Mendocino (Memorial Day Weekend). Would now choose it over anywhere else. Stayed in 'Donahue', one of the three ocean view cottages. It's not 5* luxury in the generally accepted sense, but the whole place provides something general 5* doesn't -...

1Thank Deeb1955
Plano, Texas, United States
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We elected to stay in the Donahue, despite being warned about the smallness of the bathroom. Sitting in the window seat (tho only cabin with one), watching the sun set on the magnificent rock formations below was a very favorable trade. The cabin had the scent of the wood stove when we entered (not unpleasant) but we were enjoying the...

Thank Janet P
Moraga, California
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We took a chance and went up without a reservation Easter weekend. We were headedto another b n b, but drove past this one and decided to check it out. Glad we did as it was just what we were looking for. We stayed in Donohoe cottage overlooking the ocean. The balcony isabout twelve feet back from the cliff so...

Thank Kimonbass

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Griffin House Inn

Address: 5910 South Highway One, PO Box 190, Elk, CA 95432
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Elk
Price Range: RM507 - RM1,023 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Griffin House Hotel Elk
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Pick the rooms that "hang" over the cliff - the view from your patio is priceless. (really)”
thomasdD7020EC, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick one of 3 ocean front rooms.”
smmdkm, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here.”
MBx2014, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Get one of the three ocean view rooms. Totally worth it.”
  • View from room - Donohue cottage.
Bhaswar1989, 4 May 2015 | Read review
“Pick one of the cottages facing the ocean - the view is unbelievable!”
swcerc, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
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