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Seacliff on the Bluff

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P.O. Box 1317, Gualala, CA 95445
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Seacliff on the Bluff
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Gualala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here this past Saturday night...January, not peak season, and paid $166!!! And for what, you may ask? The view. That's it. That's ALL you're paying for. They've got amazing real estate. The front staff is very friendly and social. The room was clean, and I appreciate the fact that all rooms are smoke-free. Also, pretty cool that every room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome place for relaxation and one hell of a view. You can spot Wales, relax in the tub, or even chill on the back porch and shoot the breeze with Old Fred the seagull on the rock. Get away from life and soak up the scenery.

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Cambridge, MA
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Seacliff is a small, unpretentious motel right off route 1 and right on the ocean. Our 2nd floor room was pleasant and roomy, with a high ceiling. Our window and balcony faced the ocean, and we could hear the ocean all the time! The staff was friendly and helpful. The motel is walking distance to a few shops, including a... More 

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Cotati, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It's all about the view. Looking out onto the bay into the ocean clear skies west facing full setting sun glistening off the water. Great hospitality and close by restaurants to walk to easily . Room has nice updated bath fixtures and big jet tub. Otherwise room a bit dated and funky bed covers and pictures more suited for a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The front desk staff were amazing, we reached the motel after the restaurant were closed, so they gave us fruits and granola bars to make sure we were not as famished throughout the night. Every room has a oceanic view and are very spacious for what the rates are. There isn't a need for AC in the rooms since there... More 

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San Francsico
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

When I told friends of mine in San Francisco that I was staying the weekend in Gualala, no-one had any idea where I was talking about. It seems few people go much further north on Hwy 1 than Jenner. Gualala is remote and it takes a strong stomach to get there. Yes, I mean stomach because of all the winding... More 

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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a lovely property, well-maintained, with friendly welcoming staff. I had a second story room (worth the extra cost), with a vaulted ceiling, private balcony and stunning views of the ocean. I slept to the sound of the ocean on a comfortable king-sized bed. Enjoyed evening wine, morning coffee on the deck. Definitely want to return in the spring... More 

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Modesto, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful vaulted ceilings, in room spa, fireplace, private deck, combined with a stunning view. We'll be back. So friendly too. Clean. We motorcycled over to travel the coastline. About an hour from Mendocino and only 8 miles further to Fort Bragg. If you're traveling on 2 wheels try the Stewart Point Skaggs road over to Healdsburg. A lovely twisty road... More 

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Stayed for two nights in August in a second floor. The room was very large, clean and well appointed. The balcony was a great place to enjoy a morning coffee with a lovely view over the ocean only yards away. Good wi fi for free too.

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17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were on a road trip down the PCH & stayed our last night here. The motel is actually 4 buildings with 2 units downstairs & 2 units upstairs each. We stayed upstairs & i would recommend upstairs. All the buildings are along the bluff, with each unit having large windows & a balcony facing the ocean. It was beautiful!... More 

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Address: P.O. Box 1317, Gualala, CA 95445
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Gualala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Seacliff On The Bluff Hotel Gualala
Seacliff On The Bluff Gualala

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