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Howard Creek Ranch

40501 North Highway One, PO. Box 121, Westport, CA 95488
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Howard Creek Ranch
Ranked #2 of 2 Westport B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is not at all like what is shown/described on their web site. The pictures are very misleading and the description of the building and grounds did not match in the least the reality we encountered during our stay. The historic farmhouse appears to not have been cared for in years and looks abandoned from the outside with mold,... More

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely loved the place. I would want to come back for sure!. I stayed at the boat house with my husband just last week. The property is beautiful...You have the pristine ocean on one side and the lush green trees on the other. This experience is not like any other. Accommodations are very rustic with country charm. Breakfast is great.... More

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Northern California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I've been planning a trip to this area for a while now and finally got around to actually doing it. When I searched for lodging near the Sinkyone Wilderness State Park, this place was first in line. I read the reviews and after some other searches, decided to give it a try. I'm glad I did. It's a place FULL... More

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

After a hectic, stressful start to the year, it was all I could do to crawn through last week and make it to Friday. Since just before Christmas, my wife and I had The Boat cabin reserved at HCR for Valentines weekend. Nothing, to me, feels better than being able to fully escape to a minimally technologically modified getaway like... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I went to a wedding of my niece in Napa. After the wedding, I brought my sister and brother-in-law, who came from China for the wedding, for a rural country experience of Northern California. I have read Tripadvisor reviews, some in favor and some not, before I decided to stay in Howard Creek Ranch. Yes, the so called ocean view... More

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Fort Bragg, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

IT IS WORTH A CALL.... Nope, no online booking here...heck, Sally is old school, and at 70 someoddish years...it is still working for her, and the ranch. DO leave a message...DO NOT expect a quick return call, DO call again in the afternoon. LOL I have my moments... I am by nature a lover of luxury, and a lover of... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Stayed: September 2012 Howard Creek Ranch is not your "typical" B&B (is there ever a "typical" one? Each is so different!). But that being said, it is fantastic! If you are looking for a place that is super posh and elegant then this is not the place to choose. BUT, if you are looking for a remote and quiet farmhouse... More

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New Jersey, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Rare vacation for my wife and I without the kids. Found Howard Creek Ranch on internet, pictures looked beautiful and chose the Beach house (noting from pictures how close it was to the beach, including jacuzzi, king bed, etc.). Even changed weekends due to availability. Compared to photo's, the beach house was VERY small, tiny bathroom, outdated, stained rug in... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Howard Ranch is a very different kind of bed and breakfast in the Fort Bragg, Mendocino area. It is an old ranch house and barn turned into one of a kind rooms each with a different name and decor. There is even a ships hull that has been converted into a suite. Breakfast was boarding house style and very hearty... More

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Olympia, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

After a hectic family wedding in southern CA, hubs and I needed to unwind. We inherited a relative's car over the weekend, and decided to drive back to WA, rather than ship the car. What a stroke of luck, as we would have otherwise never found this place. It consists of an original farmhouse, a large carriage house (aka "barn")... More

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Additional Information about Howard Creek Ranch

Also Known As:
Howard Creek Ranch Hotel Westport
Howard Creek Ranch Hotel
Address: 40501 North Highway One, PO. Box 121, Westport, CA 95488
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Westport
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Westport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Registered Historic ocean front farm on 60 acres settled in 1867, bordered by miles of beach and mountains in a wilderness area. Award winning flower gardens, antiques, a 75 foot swinging foot bridge over Howard Creek, cabins, comfortable beds, hot tub, nearby horseback riding, full ranch breakfast. A work in progress. "One of the most romantic places to stay on the planet" S.F. Chronicle. ... more   less 

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