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The Lost Whale Inn

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3452 Patricks Point Drive, Trinidad, CA 95570
The Lost Whale Inn
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pasadena, California, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent four nights at the Lost Whale Inn in March, and the innkeeper, Brian, did everything he could to make all of his guests comfortable and happy. Unless you stay in Eureka at the Carter House Inn, this beautiful B&B is the nicest place to stay for venturing into the redwood forests. The Inn is about 20 miles north... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay, along with my brother and his wife, for three nights. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. The rooms we stayed in were very comfortable and spacious. The food was plentiful and very appetizing. We would stay here again, I just wish it was closer to where we live.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where to begin a review of this stellar establishment?! First and foremost, I have to speak to the food which is phenomenal. The cost is worth it just for the breakfast: fresh egg frittata and buttermilk pancakes, roasted potatoes with leeks from the garden, muffins and pastries from scratch, etc. We simply couldn't get enough and it gives you a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This was our second visit- 4 years later- same amazing food, great hospitality, incredibly welcoming and warm. And then the views!!! Spectacular!! We got to walk down to the beach, build a fire and make s'mores, drink great wine, eat amazing chowder, and then wake to a breakfast that only someone could dream of. I cannot wait to get back!!

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tupelo,ms.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were there last May in 2014. The Inn itself is gorgeous, the staff initially welcoming and accommodating but I don't think they like people from the south. We rescued an elderly gentleman who fell down the stairs leading to the beach by carrying him back up to the inn. We suggested he take Ibuprofen or tylenol and was immediately... More 

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Guiamar, Owner at The Lost Whale Inn, responded to this review

Devastated is, I believe, the word that comes to mind when I read your comments. Since ten months have gone by since you visited us, I am truly hoping that the memories of your stay have been diffused with time. The difficulty for us is: everyone here has no recollection that either of the incidents you describe ever occurred. We... More 

Boulder, CO
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Staff is super accommodating and the food is spectacular. The views can't be beat, and access to the semi-private beach is a wonderful bonus. Only took us about 15min to drive to Redwood National Forest, so it's a great place to explore the park from. Their deal in the winter includes both breakfast and dinner made in house, for less... More 

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St. Louis
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

My husband & I spent one night at the Lost Whale Inn during our trip up the coast in October. The host was quick to greet us and show us to the Sea Lion Room, which has a great view, a small balcony, and a large bathroom. It has a romantic bed, but I will say it seemed a little... More 

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Crandon, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Lost Whale is a beautiful inn located on the Pacific Coast in Northern California, near Trinidad. My son's wedding in June brought together friends and family to enjoy the spectacular view and gracious hosts. The rooms are unique and lovely. Nearby Trinidad offers access to beaches and a memorable seaside flavor. There are innumerable breathtaking groves of redwoods and... More 

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Kent, Ohio
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4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

As I was planning our summer trip to the west coast, I searched for the perfect location to serve as our home base when visiting the redwoods. The Lost Whale was ideal. The grounds are gorgeous..looking at all the flowers while listening to the sea lions was awesome. We had an amazing view of the ocean from our bedroom...like a... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This B&B is a beautiful old home on the Ocean. The view is fabulous, grounds are well kept and secluded. If you are in good shape a steep walk down to the ocean is open to you. We lucked out to be there during their winter weekend dinners, where a wonderful dinner and full breakfast was available for our stay.... More 

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