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Montara Point Lighthouse

Highway 1, Montara, CA
+1 650-728-7177
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Great spot for seeing humpback whales in June

This small, functioning lighthouse was shipped here from Massachusetts quite some time ago. For... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HappyTrails12345
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Santa Barbara, California
easy getaway from San Francisco

not your Mama's youth hostel! For an easy getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, this... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
bruce m
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Highway 1, Montara, CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small, functioning lighthouse was shipped here from Massachusetts quite some time ago. For some years after it was removed from its original location it was thought to have been destroyed, until it was rediscovered here. A row of signs telling its history is posted...More

Thank HappyTrails12345
Reviewed 7 May 2017

not your Mama's youth hostel! For an easy getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city, this unique lodging complex is hard to beat: it's a mixture of Cape Cod architecture meets the dramatic coastline of Northern California. Our room (The Watch) directly faced...More

Thank bruce m
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Cool little stop just had to figure out to get into the bathroom. A hostel on site. Nice small parking lot and plenty of picture spots.

Thank TimSamsTravelUSA
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very lousy place for anyone to stay if you're a person of color because they will boot you out and give a lame excuse that you don't fit in the make of f the guess. I would never ask my worst nightmare to stay in...More

2  Thank 718santiagot
Reviewed 24 November 2016

My girlfriend stayed here for one night and had an amazing time. The grounds are impeccable. At one time this was just a Lighthouse, but over the decades has morphed into a hostel. It has a very old world charm, with Cape Cod type architecture....More

1  Thank Luciano L
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We stayed in Montara, CA and the lighthouse was a short walk from the house we rented. It is a beautiful old structure and the views are even more beautiful. The grounds are now a hostel for travelers. You can walk down trails from the...More

1  Thank Dan C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A very nice lighthouse located in Halfmoon Bay - there are many others, e.g. Pigeon Point, and you will meet friendly staff - and there's a good chance to see whales :-)

1  Thank Uwe F
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Sits on a cliff overlooking the ocean. Beautiful views from the private room with shared shower, $85 per night. Gracious staff well appointed kitchens, supplies bedding

2  Thank kealy134
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Cute old lighthouse with a great view. Looks like they have B + B rooms available on premises also. 100 yards off hwy 1.

1  Thank calsun99
Reviewed 16 March 2016

hard to turn left onto here but the lighthouse is a must stop if you're into lighthouses great view of whales coming by

1  Thank Dusk_Treader
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