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Howard Creek Ranch

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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 2014
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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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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights, in the Sun Room. It was a fun and fantastic stay overall and a much better room than I was expecting: clean, beautiful furniture and fabrics and in part of the property that was packed with history and sympathetically kept in a traditional style. I found it charming and rejuvenating to be away from... More

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Yuma, Arizona
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived very late, 10:30 p.m., but Sally left us directions to our room along with some flashlights. We were tired from a very long drive so having to get back in our car to drive to the carriage house made us a little grumpy. We made it though and when we walked into our Redwood Suite we were instantly... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, we know that some people find this place "charming" and "rustic" and "relaxing" but depending on your point of view other appropriate words which are just as accurate are "run down," "musty" and "like staying on a construction site." As long as you know what to expect, the place is fine, but really, the web site gives one no... More

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Chico, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We have been coming for several years now and absolutely love it. if you love perfection, dull rooms that look just like the one next door, or no individualism, please stay somewhere else. This is a place that makes you feel like you are getting to go see those great relatives that have the great place to run and play... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I found the Ranch on the internet and booked the beach house for myself, husband and son (19). My husbands parents were also on the trip and stayed in the blue room, I think. We arrived on a gloriously sunny day and crossed the little footbridge to get to the carriage house. First we were slightly put off by the... More

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Fresno, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We loved this place. Originally we had planned a vacation of no plans and only booked a few nights to start our week. We fell in love and ended up staying most of the week . We had the meadow cabin :) and we had the time of our life. It is rustic and not perfect and that was perfect... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

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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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

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
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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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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Address: 40501 North Highway One, PO. Box 121, Westport, CA 95488
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Westport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Howard Creek Ranch Hotel Westport

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Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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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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