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HI-Point Montara Lighthouse

Hwy 1, Montara, CA 94037
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Madison, Wisconsin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We rented a dorm room for $79 that gave us a private room. The beds are memory foam and surprisingly comfortable. There is a shared bathroom, no tv, and the halls can be a little noisy. However for us it was a great trade off to be this close to the ocean and listen to the waves at night and... More 

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Stayed here for night only en route to San Francsco aving driven up the coast Road from Santa Monica. Found it to be truly delightful. There was a log burning stove and really was quite cosy. The place was very well run and spotlessly clean. What impressed me most was the small and friendly atmosphere it exuded. Well laid out... More 

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Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The views and beach here are simply stunning! The property is very well maintained, clean, comfortable and feels like home. The staff are beyond nice and knowledgeable about the area and things to see/do.... which there is no shortage of! It's a great home base to explore the coast from. The ocean views from the rooms and kitchen are a... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This place is a great little getaway spot. Clean accommodations right on the ocean with your own little private beach and lighthouse. The staff is friendly, they make great coffee, and you asleep to the sound of the waves.

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San Francisco, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A 1900 lighthouse next to your room with stunning vistas above a private beach. Very clean and the staff was great with suggestions for adventures during the day. The location is perfect for exploring nearby tide pools, sandy beaches, as well as hiking trails to the top of Mt Montara.

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Lovely location right on the ocean. The sleeping accommodations are basic but comfortable. Kitchen is pretty well equipped so it's nice to bring your own food and cook. My son and I used this as a base for exploring the coast down to Ano Nuevo. Half Moon Bay, which is nearby, is quite charming. This hostel is clean and in... More 

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Aachen, Germany
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

The staff are so friendly, the location is breathtaking. The girls dorm ok, the middle bed has no walls left or right, the bathrooms clean, the kitchen well equipped and with a friendly atmosphere. For 30$ per night - what else can you ask for?aybe a better bus commection from Linda mar, but even that is ok of you are... More 

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Colorado Springs, CO
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

What a beautiful property! How wonderful to be surrounded by the blooming ice plant - hillsides of green and yellow and pink! So many flowers still in bloom ( I'm from Colorado - not many flowers get through the heaps of snow)! What a relaxing joy to sit on the benches mesmerized by the crashing waves pounding in on the... More 

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North Beach, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The hostel stay was the highlight of a fall west coast trip. The private room came with a world-class view. It was convenient for coastal exploration. But I hardly needed to go anywhere because the views were amazing. I will definitely return.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed for one night in this hostel and it was perfect. This place is really super charming with the lighthouse, the cliff and the beach. It is perfect for a family with children, friends travelling together, or solitary souls. Shared kitchen, dining spaces and living room create a good and friendly atmosphere in the dorm part. A 30-minute drive... More 

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