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The Wharf Master's Inn

785 Iversen Ave., Point Arena, CA 95468
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chico, CA
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this hotel through Travelzoo and stayed for our recent anniversary. The rooms are spacious and well appointed and our room had a balcony with an ocean view. The woman at the desk was very pleasant and helpful. The hotel is on a bluff overlooking the fishing pier and cove. The Pier Chowder House restaurant is right in front of... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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146 reviews 146 reviews
28 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall, a very good stay and no complaints. Point Arena is a small, coastal getaway if you want peace in the natural beauty of the wild, Northern California coast. Good service from the staff who are happy to give you recommendations and take care of you. We had Cypress Room115 which is on the top in the back (basically a... More

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Ridgewood, NJ
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207 reviews 207 reviews
16 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not many places to choose from in Port Arena but this scenic location has a large inn in the Port itself. It is newly taken over and the owners are refurbishing the rooms on an on going basis. The tariff is high for the rooms with features that may be of no interest to you. Our room with a sideways... More

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wharfmastersinn, Manager at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

We appreciate your taking the time to share your experience with us! Our parking situation could certainly be better though there is little that can be done as there is literally no way possible to change this due to our geographic constraints. We feel so fortunate that there are three lovely restaurants located just at the bottom of our driveway... More

San Jose, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Daughters gave us a weekend special to the inn. First annoyance is their address is not recognized by GPS - but you can get close and it is very obvious. Parking is tough - if you park close to the lobby, then you'll have to back down the hill a bit in order to turn around; if you park down... More

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wharfmastersinn, Manager at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your opinions about our lovely Inn! You make a very valid point with the GPS. Not only is cell/satellite service fleeting along the coast, GPS will direct you to take Port Rd. which has closed to through traffic. Just take Iversen Ave. when you see signs for the wharf, arena cove and the... More

Venice, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

When I reserved I thought to find a different Inn. The general appairance is rather poor (walls not well painted, garden not very tidy, and view of the ocean above a roof of one other house) To me the worst think was the breakfast: really awful for an european standard. Food on plastic bags, no fresh food, bred terrible... a... More

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San Bruno, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The area was beautiful and they accept dogs. The breakfast room is large so everyone can sit. It was nice to have a waffle maker for breakfast along with juices, cereal and toast. The view was beautiful. It rained most of the time we were there but it was still lovely. We went to the casino they recommended and had... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Booked room online without every visiting point arena. What a beautiful place and a wonderful hotel to lookout at the ocean and hear the waves crashing. Walking distance to restaurants. Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Sacramento Ca
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Stayed in Room 120, ground floor, spectacular view of ocean and pier...could see whale blows from our balcony. Great free breakfast, fireplace and surroundings. Staff was very helpful. Parking was the only issue (not a lot of it up top). Great getaway, and trip to nearby lighthouse and town highly recommended..

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Placerville, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Stayed there for three nights. Very nice and clean room, comfortable and very well appointed. The continental breakfast is more than adequate. The views are beautiful. Love hearing the ocean at night. Vicky and Gene are very gracious and friendly hosts. Would stay there again.

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Reno, Nevada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Stayed last weekend here and loved it, the beds are queen sized and really comfy. The rooms are large and spacious, Showers are small but plenty of warm water, Bath tubs are large and the jets work great. The free breakfast is comparable to a Hampton Inn or Holiday Inn Express. Point Arena in the winter can be a little... More

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Also Known As:
The Wharf Master`s Hotel Point Arena
The Wharf Master`s Hotel
Address: 785 Iversen Ave., Point Arena, CA 95468
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Point Arena
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Point Arena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perched on a cliff over looking a secluded cove sits the historic Wharf Master's Inn hotel. Stunning ocean views and luxurious accommodations await all who venture to this hidden location on California’s magical Mendocino Coast. Most of our rooms feature a two person in room jacuzzi.electric fireplace, one queen size feather bed, and a private balcony that overlooks the ocean. What separates our room types is the view they have. We have three different types of views. Courtyard view - Grand Room Partial ocean view - Luxury Room Full ocean view - Executive Room Panoramic ocean view - Deluxe Room Whether you are looking for a private romantic getaway, are traveling with your family, interested in great fishing, golf or hiking along miles of pristine beaches, the Wharf Masters Inn is without question one of Northern California’s premiere boutique hotels. We invite you to be our guests at the historic Wharf Masters Inn, a treasure to be shared by all ... more   less 
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