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    Point Arena Lighthouse

    45500 Lighthouse Road, Point Arena, CA 95468
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (198)
    Room & Suite (28)
    Pool & Beach (10)
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    Overview

    • Excellent74%
    • Very good19%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “full kitchen” (11 reviews)
    “wood stove” (7 reviews)
    “harbor seals” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
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    The Wharf Master's Inn
    282 reviews
    #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Point Arena
     
    The Elk Cove Inn & Spa
    545 reviews
    #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Elk
     
    Mendocino Hotel and Garden Suites
    534 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Mendocino
     
    Whale Watch Inn by the Sea
    161 reviews
    #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Gualala
     
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We live just south of the area in Sonoma county and love to explore. We spotted the cottages during a previous visit and planned to stay. We took advantage of the great discount rate for March whale watching season. We stayed in the Headkeepers Quarters...More

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    Response from Mark H, Executive Director at Point Arena Lighthouse

    You did a perfect job of describing a typical stay at the Point Arena Lighthouse! We are glad that you found so much about Headkeeper's House 1 to your liking. We are a non-profit that gets no funding from any government or philanthropic organizations, so...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    An amazing tour of the museum plus an opportunity to climb. the stairs to the top of the lighthouse. I've visited MANY lighthouses and I've never been so graciously received nor learned as much. The gift shop was a nice surprise as well.More

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    Response from Mark H, Executive Director at Point Arena Lighthouse

    And we are so grateful that you visited our unique and iconic Lighthouse! As a non-profit we are dependent on people like you taking our tour, shopping in our gift store (glad you liked it, it is certainly not the traditional tourist attraction gift store!),...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    With only 2 of us, the Keeper's Room at Point Arena is perfect. It's well appointed and has great views of the headlands to the north and the lighthouse outside the front door. With a microwave and small refrigerator we could have a leisurely breakfast...More

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    Response from Mark H, Executive Director at Point Arena Lighthouse

    So glad you enjoyed our cozy and romantic Keeper's Room, and that the gray whales put on a show for you. We are blessed to have the Point Arena/Stornetta unit of the California Coast National Monument as our southern neighbor, and that you had a...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    First order lighthouse, closest spot on west coast to Hawaii. Several movies have been shot here. There is a museum in the fog house, and the lighthouse to climb. Two tickets to the museum and one to the lighthouse ran us 12 dollars. Lighthouse is...More

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    Response from Mark H, Executive Director at Point Arena Lighthouse

    Thanks for the visit and for the great review! Glad you got to see our beloved gray whales going by, we are REALLY looking forward to the moms and babies starting to swim by this month (April and May are the prime viewing times). BTW,...More

    Reviewed 31 January 2017

    Beautiful place to visit run by a non-profit, facilities are well kept. They have a few quarters that can be rented for overnight stays, and I was given the opportunity to check out the latest renovation. The 3 bedroom 2 bath unit was very inviting...More

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    Response from Mark H, Executive Director at Point Arena Lighthouse

    Thanks for visiting us, and I hope you come back and stay in one of our six vacation cottages - Nothing like the unique experience of spending the night at the Lighthouse!

    The Wharf Master's Inn
    282 reviews
    #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Point Arena
     
    The Elk Cove Inn & Spa
    545 reviews
    #1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Elk
     
    Mendocino Hotel and Garden Suites
    534 reviews
    #2 of 2 hotels in Mendocino
     
    Whale Watch Inn by the Sea
    161 reviews
    #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Gualala
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$185 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Traveller (198)
    Room & Suite (28)
    Pool & Beach (10)
    Hotel & Grounds (170)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    balioto
    My husband and I would like to stay at Pt Arena on Saturday, Sept 26 for one night. Which room would you suggest, and what is the rate? Thank you, Barbara Alioto
    7 August 2015|
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    Response from Mark H | Property representative |
    Each unit has its appeal. The Keeper's Room is the only one available for one night on weekends, but it looks like that weekend is completely booked. You can check availability whenever you like by visiting the website (I... More
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    "All lodging has great views, just depends on what size accommodation you want."
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    "The lighthouse actually sits up on a cliff, beach access is probably not available."
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    "There are different-- size fully appointed houses."
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    "If you aren't bringing dogs, try Cottage 4. Newly remodeled."
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