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The Griffin House Inn

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5910 South Highway One, PO Box 190, Elk, CA 95432
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We stayed here two nights in the Matson and we didn't want to leave. The views were so gorgeous. We loved the peace and quite. It's a small room but perfect for us. Plenty of great outdoor day trips to take from here. I want to go back. Breakfast delivered to our door and it was delicious. The restaurant at... More 

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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Nor should it be. My wife and I stayed here on a trip up the Pacific Coast Highway. It is a wide spot in the road. That is part of its charm. It is rustic, but comfortable. The views are among the finest I have ever enjoyed from a hotel room. The staff was friendly, and the atmosphere was romantic.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This is our third stay at Grffin House. We love the quiet and the magnificent view from the sea view cottages. There have been many upgrades since our last stay several years ago. The gardens are beautiful and the cottages fresh with new pillows, linens, and coffee and tea making facilities. The hot breakfasts brought to your room are a... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I and our son were cruising the PCH, and were a bit late in trying to get to the Redwoods. We stopped here, knocked on the door, and luckily they had one room left. This is not the Hilton we are staying at (right now) in SF. Of course, the Hilton did not provide us a half... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

On a long camping trip with my wife, we decided to take a break from the tent and check in to the Griffin House. We stayed in July after all the hotels in Mendocino were too pricey. What a great find Griffin House was. The staff were friendly, the rooms were cozy and clean, and the food from the restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed here on drive down from Seattle when we couldn't get in to anything we liked the look of in Mendocino (Memorial Day Weekend). Would now choose it over anywhere else. Stayed in 'Donahue', one of the three ocean view cottages. It's not 5* luxury in the generally accepted sense, but the whole place provides something general 5* doesn't -... More 

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Plano, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We elected to stay in the Donahue, despite being warned about the smallness of the bathroom. Sitting in the window seat (tho only cabin with one), watching the sun set on the magnificent rock formations below was a very favorable trade. The cabin had the scent of the wood stove when we entered (not unpleasant) but we were enjoying the... More 

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Moraga, California
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We took a chance and went up without a reservation Easter weekend. We were headedto another b n b, but drove past this one and decided to check it out. Glad we did as it was just what we were looking for. We stayed in Donohoe cottage overlooking the ocean. The balcony isabout twelve feet back from the cliff so... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

It was quite literally a dark and stormy night when we first fell upon Bridget Dolan’s Pub and the Griffin House Inn. Attracted by the only light on the road - a neon sign in the Pub - we stopped to get out of the rain, We had some great pub food and much-needed adult refreshments. Too weary (and refreshed)... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

If you blink, you might be through Elk, CA., and find yourself heading on up the coast toward Mendocino. If that happens, you will have missed the chance to have stayed at The Griffin House Inn, and that would be a shame. Try to plan your trip so that you get to stay a night or two. Get one of... More 

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Address: 5910 South Highway One, PO Box 190, Elk, CA 95432
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Elk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
The Griffin House Hotel Elk

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