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The Wharf Master's Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   785 Port Rd, Point Arena, CA 95468
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Ranked #2 of 2 Point Arena B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a one night stay in the spacious Victorian Suite with a sea view, private deck and clean and tidy furnishings. The inn was easy to book on line, and the front desk was very helpful as we arrived quite late and wanted to eat and drink before bed. Not much is open at the harbor past 9pm! It... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at Wharf Master's Inn was the best of our two week visit to southern Oregon and northern California. Had we known what the experience would be like we would have stayed longer than the one night. Our room had a private deck where we had our meals and a peek-a-boo view of the working harbour which was fine.... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Older property and a bit shop-worn around the edges, but extremely clean and comfortable. Artificial electric fireplace - very realistic - and over-size jacuzzi tub. The breakfast was typical expanded European, with waffles, bagels, fruit, juice, coffee/tea/chocolate, etc. Very tasty and fresh. The desk staff folks were friendly and helpful - especially Vickie. Our private deck overlooked the harbor and... More

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San Jose, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
33 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes home made bread pudding with hand picked local berries for breakfast, wonderful. OK so I guess I should start by saying how wonderful the views are overlooking the Ocean, the convenience to walk a hundred yards to the quay, the terrific jacuzzi, the ever so friendly couple running the hotel...but that break pudding is awesome.

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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most amazing view from our room. Most of our time in Point Arena was spent enjoying the view from our balcony. Though wifi is offered, it doesn't work from the rooms. So if you want to be off the grid, this is the place to be. Everyone in this inn and the community itself were very friendly.... More

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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed in July in a room with a comfy queen poster bed, big jacuzzi tub, fireplace, ocean view, balcony, microwave and refrig. The managers and staff were very friendly. Every detail is provided for a pleasant and romantic gettaway, from tea candles near the tub to ice cubes in the refrig. The free self-serve breakfast was... More

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New York City, New York, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Lovely little inn in a cute town. Spacious rooms and the innkeepers were accommodating with our late check-in. Breakfast was just what we needed to start the day. The innkeepers were wonderful. I wish we had more time in the area. We had the partial ocean view room and it was plenty of ocean!

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Eugene, Or
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30 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We had room 100 - which is not one of their ocean views and is their least expensive. The bed was fine, and the room basic and functional. Staff was friendly and helpful. The property is adjacent to a great public area on the bluff overlooking the ocean. We hiked this for a couple of miles in the fog -... More

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

Thanks for the nice review Fiddle Man! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found good value in our most basic offering. Finding beauty in the fog is a lovely way to spend a day! We look forward to seeing you again soon~Gene & Vicki More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It had been years since we last visited Point Arena, CA. It was just what we needed! The staff at the Inn are awesome! The room with a panoramic view of the ocean, was just what we needed. The in room jacuzzi was a relaxing addition to out trip. Truly a romantic getaway I highly recommend staying here and ask... More

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

Thanks Bob! We are so glad that you enjoyed your return trip to Point Arena and The Wharf Master's Inn and look forward to seeing you back a little quicker when next you need some r & r~Gene & Vicki More

The Hague, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A gem of a hotel hidden in a beautiful location. The hotel is located in a fairly remote cove on route 1 but has a good choice of places to eat within walking distance. The rooms were clean and comfortable with lovely antique furnishings. The bathroom was impressive to say the least. The onsuite was fully equipped with shower and... More

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

Thanks for your lovely review Alanna! Vicki and I are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us during your honeymoon and hope to see you again when your travels take you back to our neck of the woods. Congratulations on your marriage and we wish the best for you and your husband~Gene & Vicki More

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Address: 785 Port Rd, Point Arena, CA 95468
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Point Arena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Wharf Master's Inn 3*
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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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