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Emerald Dolphin Inn

1211 S Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really love my stay at the Emerald Dolphin Inn! It's a family motel. Bathrooms and beds are the cleanest! We really enjoyed the wonderful customer service. Karla was so kind, very helpful and gave us the warmest welcome when we arrive! We arrive pretty late. We plan on coming back in the near future. We highly recommend staying here.

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We love Karla too...She takes care of our guests in the wee hours of the night, and is available for those late arrivals like your self. We couldn't do it without her. I will share your comments with her as well. Thank you again for staying with us~we appreciate it. More 

Arnold, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. The room was updated and everything functioned properly. The room was clean and was cleaned everyday. Plenty of parking. Unit was quiet. Just continue down the street to a nearby ocean overlook and park that overlooks the entrance to Noyo Harbor. We will definitely stay again when we are in Fort... More 

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning David, Beautiful January we are having and thank you for making it all the nicer. We appreciate the review and hope to see you again soon. More 

Santa Cruz, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time going to Fort Bragg and we're so happy we chose the Emerald Dolphin Inn. The past reviews helped me pick and get exactly what I was looking for. The front desk staff we're very friendly. I looked online and called to make reservations. Speaking with Denise (there are 2), I made the reservation, got the best price and... More 

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Brooke~What a lovely surprise to see your review this morning. Thank you for sharing with everyone we really appreciate it! January has turned out to be a stellar month with the incredible weather. Our guests have made it a pleasure to come to work, we get to make new friends everyday! Thanks again, don't be a stranger. More 

Reno, NV
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This property is very clean, nice touches in the bathroom with the towels, and don't miss the toliet paper either! Room is nice size, and you had a variety of pillows to pick from. Denise at front desk is so pleasant. This is our new hotel for the area!

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

You made me giggle~it really is the small things sometimes that warm your heart or make you grin. Yes, you noticed the little things that make a difference. Thank you for making our day with your smile and kindness. It's our guests that make it all worth it! Hope to see you soon. More 

Cloverdale, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been going to Fort Bragg for years, and somehow missed this gem. The gal working the front desk was super friendly, answered all our questions, and made us feel really welcome. The room was very large, with a fireplace, large flat screen TV, couch, table & chairs, and desk/chair. It was nicely decorated with lots of pictures and decorative... More 

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Raymond, it took you a while to get here~but we are so glad that you and your wife made it! It was a pleasure to chat with you in the morning and share a cup of coffee. You sound like avid travelers so we really appreciate that you shared a review for us. Look forward to seeing you next time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel costs $10-20 more than other nearby hotels and motels in the town but definitely it's worth that cost difference. The room and bathroom were very clean. I could tell that they make every single effort to make our stay a pleasant one from the way they take care of the bathroom. When I asked about the nearby restaurants... More 

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Ikuko. Reviews really make a difference for a property and it let's us know our family of staff are doing the right things. We hope you will come for another visit soon. There are so many amazing things to do on the coast. If we can be of help let us know! Happy New... More 

Paradise, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner Greg and I stayed here 3 nights. It was a very well appointed room and comfortable. We were just about 2 blocks from the water where we could view gray whale migration from the shore! The owner of the Inn are great folks. We'd absolutely stay there again. We did see a room next to ours with a... More 

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Hello Robin, We can certainly arrange that amazing spa tub for your next visit. We appreciate your review and thank you for taking the time to share. I've lived along the coast my entire life and still get excited when I see the whales migrating. I am glad they put a show on for you too. It's amazing isn't it.... More 

Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LOVED this hotel from the moment I walked into the room with its beautiful pale green decor! Having stayed at several hotels with their bland boring decor, it was refreshing to come to a hotel room that had some colour. It was immaculately clean, I had a superb night's sleep on the comfortable bed and the kids loved playing the... More 

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Great to hear you and your family were able to take a break and relax with us for a few days! Thank you for your review. We really appreciate the feedback. We are happy to be able to make a difference for our guests! Thank you again it means alot to us to hear we are doing the right things... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night and room was clean and comfortable. It was in the morning that we discovered that hot water was virtually non existent. Toilet tank took 5 minutes to fill since water only trickled into the tank. For the needed multiple flushes and the use by more than one this was very inconvenient. The biggest problem was when I... More 

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EDIFortBragg, General Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad that you found your king fireplace suite clean and comfortable as we strive to provide the absolute best service to every guest. We appreciate that you took the time to alert us of the issue you had, and apologize if you felt we were less than sincere in our attempts to help you. We have a... More 

Clearlake, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Holiday visit for three nights. Reservations made with ease by extremely pleasant front desk. Property was very clean, well landscaped, updated furnishings, pet friendly, close to ocean, quiet, and comfortable. Denise at front desk and other staff went out of their way to acommodate all requests. Would certainly call them first for next Fort Bragg area visit. Lots of space... More 

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning Gary, You were so quick to write a review~Thank you. We are glad you had a great holiday weekend, and appreciate that you stayed with us! Hope to see you soon. Warm Holiday Wishes for you and your family. More 

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Address: 1211 S Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
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Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
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Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Emerald Dolphin Hotel Fort Bragg
Emerald Dolphin Motel
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#1 Green Hotel in Fort Bragg
#7 Family Hotel in Fort Bragg
#8 Romantic Hotel in Fort Bragg

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