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Benbow Historic Inn

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445 Lake Benbow Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3616 See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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4 Star accommodation
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All reviews scones terrace room eel river stone bridge decanter of sherry golf course antique furniture no elevator overlooking the river nice patio redwood country romantic getaway step back in time lawn area queen room main building third floor
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fabulous looking building but there it ends. The front desk staff are trained like monkeys.... didn't engage at all. The room lacks the normal amenities for the price. (Not impressed with the hanging hairdryer smashing into our head each time the bathroom door was opened...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Benbow is historic, but modern in all the ways you could want. The setting is glorious in the fall, even though the Eel River is a trickle (easier to see the minnows up close). The restaurant is top drawer, and I really enjoyed all...More

Thank Trixie J
Response from Maria S, Front Office Manager at Benbow Historic InnResponded 2 days ago

Trixie, You have been kind enough to take time and leave us some very positive feeback! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed such a wonderful stay at Benbow, and that you were able to enjoy the delight of our fresh mushrooms. We're proud...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The four of us (two couples) decided to take a weekend to go up to northern California to drive through the Avenue of the Giants. I looked online and found the Benbow Inn in Garberville. It looked like it would be the nicest place to...More

Thank cineteach
Response from Maria S, Front Office Manager at Benbow Historic InnResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for leaving such a detailed and positive review! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Benbow, and that you're happy to share that experience to other travelers wondering what makes Benbow so special. It seems you must have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed another lovely stay at the Historic Benbow Inn. The renovations are fantastic with the addition of the elevator and new lobby. Enjoyed breakfast the next morning with great views of the river, bridge and patio.More

Thank Brian D
Response from Maria S, Front Office Manager at Benbow Historic InnResponded 4 days ago

Brian, Thank you for leaving us such wonderful feedback! We enjoy hosting you and are thankful for your loyalty over the years and are so glad you enjoyed all the new renovations. We hope to welcome you and yours back soon and that you continue...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beautifully renovated hotel is a lovely destination in itself, but we were headed to the Avenue of the Giants. Our room was a very private corner, patio outside our French-styled entrance. Wonderful place for a family reunion, a wedding weekend, or just a weekend...More

Thank Deborah H
Response from Maria S, Front Office Manager at Benbow Historic InnResponded 4 days ago

Deborah, Thank you for leaving us such positive feedback! We hope that you enjoyed your time on Avenue of the Giants and that you were able to take one of the magnificent hikes. We look forward to hosting you and yours again soon, and that...More

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Opened in 1926, Benbow is a magnificent country inn that will transport you into an era from long ago. Fine dining options are offered for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in on-site restaurant and lounge which More features a robust wine list. As a member of Historic Hotels of America and on the National Register of Historic Places the Benbow has kept it's grandeur while adding modern amenities such as climate control hotel wide, ADA accessible rooms, five stop elevator, and much more. Amenities include daily tea & scones, in room sherry & coffee, complimentary bicycles, seasonal pool & Jacuzzi, splash park, playground, meeting spaces, wedding venues, hiking & biking trails abound. Located on the Eel River near the entrance to the Avenue of the Giants. A must see at the Benbow Exit 636 off US Highway 101. When available two pets are allowed in designated rooms with a $30 pet fee per visit. Those planning to bring furry companions MUST speak with a Front Desk Agent to make a reservation. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Golf Course
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
65
Price range
US$190 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Benbow Inn
Location
United States > California > Humboldt County > Garberville
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
65
Price range
US$190 - US$249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Benbow Inn
Location
United States > California > Humboldt County > Garberville
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judith l
15 June 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in the newly renovated section
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chrisnintzel
25 December 2017|
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Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
You know I don't recall being charged extra, but our dog friendly room was ground floor located away from the main center of the hotel. I consider them very dog friendly however, but don't remember how many rooms are... More
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Maxine J
14 January 2017|
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Response from BenbowRep | Property representative |
The new building with the elevator and 3 ADA guest suites is expected to be finished mid-July 2017. At this time, there is no way to get into the building without at least a few steps. However, that will all change in July... More
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"Third floor on the lawn side was perfect -- could see just about everything including tree tops."
TrixieJ839
3 days ago
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"Some of the king rooms have a balcony. We did not know to ask for this room so if you are booking a king..."
cineteach
1 week ago
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"Be very careful about the location of your room!"
362marthae
14 Sep 2018
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"ask for a room on the bridge side, beautiful views. I would avoid the parking lot view."
tbirds_13
28 Aug 2018
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