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Point Arena Lighthouse

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45500 Lighthouse Road, Point Arena, CA 95468
Point Arena Lighthouse
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco
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89 reviews 89 reviews
34 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, comfortable cabins, almost clean rooms and dishes. It's for a good cause to support lighthouse maintenance. However 2 of 4 smoke alarms not working, one stove burner not working, heater in bedroom not working. FYI, Bring: Squeege to wash salt spray off windows - otherwise the view looks like impressionist painting. Bring serving bowl, pizza or baking sheet,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Some lighthouse guests use the keepers' quarters as a base for exploring the local area. My wife and I explored on the way in and out, but stayed parked at the lighthouse for our entire three-day stay. As advised on the lighthouse website, we bought groceries before our arrival. The kitchen was well stocked with an eclectic set of pots,... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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165 reviews 165 reviews
28 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Every other year between Christmas and January 5, I always find the time to spend 3 nights here, Keepers Room. About the room: looking out the door you see the Tower and Museum changing colors and never ending scenery over each earth rotation; a small refrigerator for your white wine, cheese and candy for your ongoing munchies; a TV which... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Diffidently an unexpected treasure. Never imagined being able to stay in a lighthouse keeper room. To have the view of a sunrise, sunset, and a lighthouse all from our porch or through the window. The price was unbelievable. If you are in the area this is a must do.

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85 reviews 85 reviews
44 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I stayed in the Keeper's Room, the one single room, while the rest are apartments. This room is wonderful for one or two people: a comfy queen size bed, small refrigerator, microwave, small TV, good wi-fi connectivity, a welcome half bottle of good wine and some chocolate. But the VERY BEST PART is the location. This room is at the... More 

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Berkeley, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We lucked out with the weather during our one day stay at the Point Arena Lighthouse. It is important you wear layers, it can get windy and cold at times. This small room is perfectly equipped: small refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, TV, wi-fi, DVD player, and a gas stove that is extremely efficient. A half bottle of wine and two... More 

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Modesto Ca
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We came upon this place on our way up highway 1. I'm glad we found it! I've never been up in a lighthouse and what a wonderful experience this was. It's a pretty good walk up to the top so keep that in mind if there are any health issues but if you make it up there, you'll be glad... More 

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Rocklin, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Staying overnight at the lighthouse was something I have wanted to do for a long time. We stayed in the Keepers Room & it was perfect for one night. The room has a queen bed, microwave, small frig, tv & Wi-Fi. When you are lying in bed you can see the lighthouse out the window in front of you &... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very original previous keepers' quarters with historical flair, throwback to the 70s, differently sized units, we staid in the ones closest to the lighthouse, functional kitchen with no dishwasher, large dining room living room area comfy, bathrooms were ok. Fantastic location at the coast, view over the cliffs, convenient to explore the surrounding Mendonoma area. No room service, better for... More 

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Upstate New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We traveled to Point Arena just to stay at the lighthouse. The views from the front and back of the room were absolutely stunning. Our room had a woodstove and a full kitchen so it was nice to stay in with our group and cook dinner nightly. It's a great home base location if you are exploring the coast. Just... More 

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