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Point Cabrillo Light Station

45300 Lighthouse Rd., Mendocino, CA 95460 (Formerly Lighthouse Inn at Point Cabrillo)
Point Cabrillo Light Station
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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
    5 of 5 stars
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Lodi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 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 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 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, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 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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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

On our first trip to beautiful Mendocino my family and I stayed in the West Cottage within the Cabrillo Lighthouse National Park. It was such a unique and special lodging experience! If you love history, the outdoors, and having autonomy to cook and entertain in your own home, the Point Cabrillo Light Station satisfies all of these requirements for a... More 

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San Francisco
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

I understood this was not going to be a deluxe room at a glamorous resort. Funky was OK. But this was mind-boggling. After getting out of the car we immediately noticed workman repairing a cottage directly in front of us. One guy, taking a break, asked if we were staying there, then cautioned that "it would be noisy" until they... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Shhhh, don't tell! We stayed at the West Cottage at Pt Cabrillo for a night and will plan on returning for a longer stay next time! Terry at the Mendocino Coastal Rental Agency was super helpful over the phone and terrific in person once we arrived in Mendocino. The cottage is a large one bedroom with a large bathroom. It... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I would never have thought of staying here, but my sister found this for me! We were coming to Mendocino for her wedding and because we had enough people to share the house, it was really quite reasonably priced, as well. It was very close to the Casper Community Center, where her wedding took place, and a very unique and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The house .....a beautifully furnished and maintained piece of history, complete with all the modern comforts. The surrounding nature preserve.....amazing venue for walking, relaxing, watching the sea and the land. The service.........Terry at the rental office so welcoming, and helpful. Can't recommend highly enough!

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Sebastopol, California
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35 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

\We stayed for two nights and three days in the West cottage. I almost never give five stars but I do for this place. If you read the older reviews, you’ll hear about an innkeeper, but that was from 2007 - 2009. Now It is run by an excellent vacation rental company, so you pick up your keys in Mendocino.... More 

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