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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 23 October 2013

If you blink, you might be through Elk, CA., and find yourself heading on up the coast toward Mendocino. If that happens, you will have missed the chance to have stayed at The Griffin House Inn, and that would be a shame. Try to plan your trip so that you get to stay a night or two. Get one of...

1Thank Fred M
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 May 2013

We've stayed here several times, always before in ocean facing room. Views there are spectacular, and worth every penny of the price. This time was a last minute trip, and we had garden view room. Still a cute room, but we spent daylight hours at Greenwood State Park, .2 miles away, in order to have the same great view. Room...

Thank Bumbie
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 22 January 2013

LOVED the wood stove! We are from Alaska and appreciate a REAL fire!! But the real draw here is the VIEW, because you are literally on the edge of the bluffs!! WOW!! We had so many plans, but instead decided to stay on our deck and enjoy the incredible view. Solitude and tranquility were what we needed and we got...

3Thank sonwelch1
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 26 December 2012

Quaint little B&B on the north coast of California, about a 4-5 hour drive north of San Francisco. Probably longer if you're taking the scenic route up CA-1 and stopping a few times to take in the views. We stayed in the ocean view cottage, which was cozy and adequately furnished for a weekend getaway. The deck yields spectacular views...

Thank AAR_65
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 17 October 2012

My wife and I stayed at this place for one night in October...and it was one night too many. Our first mistake....when we walked into the room, the entire room smelled like a wood stove. Obviously, the owner never airs the room out after use. We should have left then, but we were too tired from the long drive that...

4Thank dkdono
Reviewed 23 August 2012

My husband and I on our 50th birthday's motorcycle road trip happened to stop at this place unknowing of it's charm but knew this was the end of our day. Wow! what an incredible find. After 11 hrs on the bike, we come to an end at the cutest little blue and white cottage retreat resort adorned by a little...

Thank Momzdaqueen
Lafayette, Louisiana
Reviewed 23 July 2012

We stayed at the Griffin house ,on our way to Humbolt State Park. After a long day of traveling it was the perfect place to stop. We hiked down to the state park beach,which is wild and beautiful. We went back to our room had a glass of complimentary wine while changing for dinner. The pub had good food,beer and...

1Thank letmepack
Davis, California
Reviewed 19 April 2012

My boyfriend and I have stayed here a few times and love it. We have stayed in a cottage without the ocean view and also one with the Ocean view (I don't remember the name of it, but it's the one on the far right hand side). We love it. The cottages and nice and maintained. The bedding is nice...

Thank debrahw77
Carson City, Nevada
Reviewed 7 March 2012

We stayed at the Griffin House for 4 nights, Wed thru Sunday. The room we stayed in was called the Gunderson. It did not have a view of the ocean, or anything else for that matter. It was definitly rustic, which is fine. It had a wood burning stove for heat and they supplied us with plenty of fire wood....

1Thank cyclefun
Walnut Creek, California, United States
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Spent two nights again at the Griffin House Inn in Elk, CA nearing Valentine's Day. We stayed in one of the three cabins overlooking Elk Cove. No need to go anywhere! Robes are provided to lounge around either inside the cabin or out on your private deck. In both places the views of the ocean, cove and sea stacks are...

1Thank Bruce M

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
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  • 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: RM524 - RM1,057 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Griffin House Hotel Elk
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“Pick the rooms that "hang" over the cliff - the view from your patio is priceless. (really)”
 of 5 bubbles thomasdD7020EC, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick one of 3 ocean front rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles smmdkm, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles MBx2014, 23 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Get one of the three ocean view rooms. Totally worth it.”
  • View from room - Donohue cottage.
 of 5 bubbles Bhaswar1989, 4 May 2015 | Read review
“Pick one of the cottages facing the ocean - the view is unbelievable!”
 of 5 bubbles swcerc, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
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