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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a light house enthusiast this is an awesome stay! We stayed in the west cottage and it was great. It's two rooms bed/living and large bathroom. Bed sleeps good. Bench on patio with a nice view of ocean. Don't leave door open as there are animals that will sneak in looking for food. Lots of wild life... More 

Thank Ironman91
San Andreas, California
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1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Had a great visit, wonderful views and lots of history!The coast of California is something a person can visit any time of the year. The food and refreshments of Fort Bragg will bring us back every year.

Thank todddineen
Peoria, Arizona, United States
1 review
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We checked in around 4:30, got settled and the hostess announced she was leaving and have a good night. We were the only ones in the place and it was wonderful and very romantic. The breakfast was more than a high school football team could eat and very good.

Thank Arnie F
Alder Springs, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We spent a very peaceful night in West Cottage, one of three buildings at the Light Station that are available for rent. After the day crowds leave, you pretty much have the place all to yourself. The cottage is compact, but certainly has everything you need for a comfortable stay. The bed was perfect -- best nights sleep I’ve had... More 

Thank CandyHarrington
Mill Valley, California
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This was our third stay in the West Cottage, and we will return again and again. In past years, we have had the privilege of staying in the Head and Assistant Lightkeepers' houses, but can no longer afford them. The cottages, though, remodeled from the garage/workshop behind each of the larger houses, are perfect for a couple. ADA accessible, affordable,... More 

Thank Michael F
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We booked both the Head and Assistant Lightkeepers' houses for a long weekend and had the most wonderful time. The houses were comfortable and the kitchen well equipped. The dining and living rooms were just large enough for us all to squeeze in for communal time, and the houses had enough nooks and crannies to give us solitude in which... More 

Thank SBridges
Lodi, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night at the West Cottage and had a very comfortable stay. The cottage was very comfortable and clean. The room has a small refrigerator and microwave in addition to a small coffee pot. We picked up some food to go from the market and bakery in Mendocino so that we could enjoy dinner and breakfast at the cottage.... More 

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Minden, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We stayed at the East cottage and enjoyed everything there. Small cottage but larger than it looks in the pictures. Who really cares because there is only the two of us staying and you have 300 acres to yourself. Queen size memory foam bed and pillows. Nice comfortable sitting chairs and ottoman. Heavy Egyptian cotton towels were not expected but... More 

Mill Valley, California
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129 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Our second time here...and, we hope to return again! So refreshing to not have Internet, cell phone or TV. A small set is there for watching movies! We loved, loved, loved the quiet...and the lighthouse, and the marine exhibits! Whales with babies were heading north...great fun to see! Comfortable bed. Perfect place to relax! Mendocino restaurants and market are nearby... More 

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Encinitas, California
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Our friends and family rented the lighthouse keeper's house for four nights. Each of the four couples had their own bedroom AND bathroom en suite upstairs and there was another powder room downstairs off the kitchen. The kitchen was well equipped with plenty of dinnerware, flatware, pots, pans and utensils. There were wine glasses galore.....many more than drinking glasses! Large... More 

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Stay on the Mendocino coast in one of our vacation rental homes. We have two of the original Lightkeepers' houses and two cottages available for overnight stays. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Point Cabrillo Light Station

Address: 45300 Litehouse Rd, Mendocino, CA 95460-9736 (Formerly Lighthouse Inn at Point Cabrillo)
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Lighthouse Inn At Point Cabrillo Hotel Mendocino
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“The West cottage is the closest to the lighthouse; the best place to feel all alone in the middle of a wild park.”
  • West Cottage behind the Assistant Lightkeeper's house; Head Lightkeeper's house to the right
 of 5 bubbles K4237RAmichaelf, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“West cottage dog friendly East cottage is not.”
 of 5 bubbles BIRDDOGING, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“The lighthouse light sweeps the landscape every 10 seconds. The rooms overlooking the lighthouse have blackout shades....but you may want to choose either bedroom just to the right at the top of the stairs to avoid direct beams. All rooms are quiet and have plenty of windows, but the west and south east facing rooms have a view of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles annamH9019HH, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
“West Cottage does allow pets, East Cottage does not. We did not have a pet nor did we notice any pet smells, etc. The larger 4 bedroom house is also for rent for larger parties and later this summer the 3 bedroom, former Asst. Lighthouse Keeper's house will be available also.”
 of 5 bubbles Joan88, 27 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Each room upstairs faces a different direction.”
 of 5 bubbles Nurse_Joanie, 23 Jun 2014 | Read review
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