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Oceanside Inn & Suites
820 North Main Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437   |  
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Ranked #21 of 22 hotels in Fort Bragg
Coupeville, Washington
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“No Problems”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

I'm glad I didn't read the other reviews before we stayed here. True, the place shows its age, but we found it clean and serviceable. Before we checked in, the owner offered us a chance to see the room, and it looked good for the price. We came in in the evening, and planned to leave early, so the breakfast offering was not a consideration. The owner (if that's who he was--I didn't ask) was friendly and helpful.

If you're looking for luxurious accommodations and are willing to pay considerably more, you'd best go elsewhere, but if you seek a good night's sleep on a comfy bed, give this place a shot.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

OK place, good location, 15-minute walk to Skunk Train Station and Glass Beach (a beach covered in smooth beach glass), Owners try to help, fridge, microwave, cable HBO TV, free Wi-Fi in your room and simple continental breakfast, Cable TV, no A/C, 5 blocks from old town,

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bury
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

The location is good,just to the north of Fort Bragg,on Highway 1,and its within walking distance of the 'Glass Beach' .Upon first inspection the room appeared clean,but later my wife was walking about the room in bare feet when she noticed that the soles of her feet were Black she washed them and,walked again about the room and saw that they were again very dirty,an inspection of the carpet revealed that when rubbed with a tissue paper it was absolutely filthy.(what we thought to be a dark coloured carpet was in fact just dirt) . There were also dubious looking marks and stains on the inside door of the bathroom .The breakfast was terrible,individual size packets of Danish pastry's were cut in half,(the logic of which defies me as people just took both halves ) and my wife and several other guests ,attempted to spread the Jam ( from the small individual sachets ) and found that it was so old and out of date ,the jam had taken on the consistency of rubber!! ,(probably a cheap 'job lot' he had bought) All the guests were laughing about it,but it really its disgusting to provide such poor service,and expect people to put up with it. All the other guests we spoke to were disgusted with the service.

Room Tip: To get a better room ,the only thing to do is go to another hotel.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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oceansideinnandsuite, Webmaster at Oceanside Inn & Suites, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing the Oceanside Inn for your stay during your visit to our area.

Thank you for giving us a review and please note that upon receipt of your review, we have taken the following steps.

• Hotel staff received additional training for guest relation and hospitality.

• All amenities and room features and cleanliness have been checked and improved.

• We have noted your remark on the breakfast and we have ensured that our entire guest gets the finest quality stuff always.

Next time you visit our area, please choose us and experience the change.

Sincerely,
Hotel Manager.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

When checking in the owner gave the impression that he resented us being there to the point of coming across as bad tempered and surly although when his wife came out to speak to us she was very pleasant and polite. The room was adequate and clean enough although the TV had a loose connection and when I brushed up against the lead the TV would go off. When I went in for breakfast and said good morning to the owner he barley grunted. Breakfast consisted of toast, coffee and a danish that was cut in half. The jam that was provided was hard and not spreadable.It was OK for a stop over when passing through.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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oceansideinnandsuite, Webmaster at Oceanside Inn & Suites, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thanks for your stay at the Oceanside Inn Fort Bragg CA.

We noted your review and apologize for the inconvenience caused howsoever.

We have investigated the issue and we have never come across such a complaint earlier, but your review is serious to us.

We have ensured that such a report never comes again from any guest and the hotel staff behaves in the most guest friendly manner.

The breakfast counter has improved a lot.

You can have a comfortable and secure stay next time. Trust us and visit us again.

Sincerely,
Hotel Manager.
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Santa Cruz, California
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Overwhelming smell of dank mixed with stale cigarettes (we had a non smoking room). Cigarette burn on the bedroom chair. Stained towels, tiles missing from the counter, toilet had a sewer smell, fan did not work and was unnecessarily loud. The bath mat was grungy and obviously stolen from the Embassy Suites. The bathroom mirror was stained. Filthy carpet. The wallpaper was peeling and some sections were replaced with unmatched wallpaper. The floor was not level in places. Small children, drunks, or pets staying anywhere near your room will ensure you don't sleep. I don't think I had a worse night sleep in my life. Not worth your time or money. Trip Advisor should put a warning on this place. Heard rumors of bed bugs.

Room Tip: Don't stay here. Spend a few extra dollars and go to the Motel 6.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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oceansideinnandsuite, Webmaster at Oceanside Inn & Suites, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
Hello Esteemed Guest,

Thank you for choosing the Oceanside Inn & Suites for your stay.

We also appreciate your review and observations.

Based on your review, the following steps have been taken and we shall see that all our guests get the best hospitality.

a) Hotel upkeep staffs have trained to confirm that all amenities are perfect and functional.

b) Housekeeping staff received additional training in properly check and confirm the cleanliness of the rooms and amenities before inviting the new occupants.

The next time you visit our area, please choose to stay at our hotel again and enjoy a new experience of hospitality. We are sure you shall appreciate the change.

Sincerely,
Hotel Manager.
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012 via mobile

Stinker and was no help at desk I only had a top sheet on my bed an the alarm clock was broke never went off... Our bathroom had spiders an my money spent there was not worth the stag I think I was over charged!!

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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oceansideinnandsuite, Webmaster at Oceanside Inn & Suites, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
Dear Guest,

Greetings from the Oceanside Inn.

Thanks for your stay and the review.

We won’t justify, but rather invite you to stay again and feel the new experience.

Guest reviews always help us to improve.

You are always welcome to stay with us and we will offer you the best hospitality.

Sincerely,
Hotel Manager.
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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012 via mobile

The heater is on some timer; We have to call every time we want the heater on. The maid threw away dog toy. The room smells of urine, and we suddenly have flea bites! But for the money it's a great deal, our little dogs are very happy.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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oceansideinnandsuite, Webmaster at Oceanside Inn & Suites, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
Dear Valued Guest,

Thanks for choosing the Oceanside Inn and the review.

We have investigated the issue and have taken appropriate steps to attend each room of the hotel for amenities and just everything.

We will offer you the best hospitality. So please do visit us again.

Sincerely,
Hotel Manager.
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Additional Information about Oceanside Inn & Suites

Address: 820 North Main Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Bragg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you dream about staying by the Ocean, why not stay in a room worth dreaming about? Come join us in Fort Bragg on the Mendocino coast for business or pleasure. You will find that we have all the amenities that you and/or your family will need. Come and experience the personal service and convenience of Oceanside Inn & Suites. Oceanside Inn & Suites offers our guests clean, comfortable rooms and amenities often associated with more expensive hotels. ... more   less 
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