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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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Carmichael, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here every 4th of July for over 10 years. It's the best kept secret on the coast but the living room furniture was uncomfortable for sitting. We stayed in the studio unit, bathroom w/ shower, aisle kitchen, eating area, satellite TV, wood burning stove and an ocean view. The new furniture in the sitting area was comfortable but... More 

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Laguna Woods, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised with the lovely accommodations. We've thought about doing this for a long time, and this location exceeded our expectations. Darling cottage with everything you need. Cold outside, warm inside. Beautiful surroundings, and the lovely gift shop was the best we visited on our trip.

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San Francisco
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90 reviews 90 reviews
35 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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
18 helpful votes 18 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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169 reviews 169 reviews
27 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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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12 helpful votes 12 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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Richmond
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88 reviews 88 reviews
45 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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