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    Benbow Historic Inn

    445 Lake Benbow Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3616
    (707) 398-2594
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    Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

    I stayed 3 nights in one of the small queen bed rooms. Perfect size for 1, air conditioning during an incredible heat wave worked great! I love historic hotels and thoroughly enjoyed my stay here, even with the construction. A couple of points of improvement...More

    Thank Deb B
    Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

    Old, musty, not even close as advertised. No air conditioning, had to use a floor fan. Does not have a pool on premises, you have to walk to nearby campground. No parking at all and get ready to carry your luggage up 4 flights of...More

    Thank Bill S
    Response from PortNo_California, Owner at Benbow Historic InnResponded 6 August 2017

    Dear Bill: Thank you for your review we appreciate everyone's opinion regarding Benbow Historic Inn. As you noticed and explained on our web page we are constructing a new wing of this historic iconic property that has served the traveling public for over 90 years....More

    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    We have been coming to this historic Benbow Inn since 1972. It was the first vacation we took as a young married couple It has always been a relaxing unique respite. The renovation has taken a long while because it is a landmark historic sight...More

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    Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

    We visited while it was under construction. The rooms had complimentary sherry and were adorable. Nice bathroom. The staff was nice. The restaurant was yummy. The problem were the windows. We were above the exit out of the bar and there were a lot of...More

    Thank Hazel B
    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    Benbow Inn is in the heart of the Redwood in Northern, California. If one is looking for location, superb cuisine, exceptional service and ambiance, Benbow in has it all. It is genuinely a Grand Hotel steeped in history. Although the Inn is under renovation, nothing...More

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    Awards & Recognition
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Banquet Room
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Golf Course
    • Pool
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$160 - US$297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 55
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    Best Western Plus Humboldt House Inn
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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
    13 February 2016|
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    Response from abearfellow | Reviewed this property |
    hi. if you have questions about the hotel, the staff is extremely friendly and helpful - most of them live in the area. i would email them directly. if you have questions about the area, there is the garberville... More
    3 September 2015|
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    Response from surfotog | Reviewed this property |
    The Eel river is REALLY low right now. Check in is 3PM but we were able to get in around 12:30. Hope this helps
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    "We like the terrace king rooms best. They have a nice balcony overlooking the river/lawn. The terrace..."
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    "Until elevator in place choose ground floor."
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    "Terrace rooms lovely with a balcony"
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    "I'm not sure how many rooms face Highway 101 but this should be a consideration given the noise from the..."
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