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6300 S Highway 1, Elk, CA 95432-9007
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#1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Elk
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ELK COVE INN & SPA. Discover one of the most romantic boutique hotels on the Northern California Coast – 150 miles North of San Francisco; 15 miles south of Mendocino. This one-of-a-kind, ocean view Mendocino Coast bed and breakfast, with luxurious accommodations and European-style Day Spa is totally dedicated to your rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. Not far from Napa and Sonoma, a drive on California’s Route 128 takes you through the Anderson Valley — home to popular wineries and champagne cellars — then leads you through a magnificent redwood forest to the Pacific Ocean and on to the majestic Elk Cove Inn situated on the most breathtaking route of California’s Highway One. Elk Cove Inn is a favorite for romantic getaways, gay travelers, honeymoons and anniversaries, people who travel with their pets, family vacations, girlfriend getaways, spa retreats, marriage proposals, elopements, weddings … reunions and business conferences!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Electric vehicle charging station
Breakfast buffet
Special diet menus
Couples massage
BBQ facilities
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Blackout curtains
Wardrobe / closet
Cable / satellite TV
Complimentary toiletries
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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umandr wrote a review Sep 15
Coronado, California151 contributions52 helpful votes
This visit was during Covid, so I am giving some slack. Great location. We were in the Burk room which was great - nice views, patio,fireplace, etc. Where the Inn comes up short is with personnel - probably not enough to run at a four star level. The gardner helps with breakfast which is fine but I am not sure his dog should be in the kitchen. Also breakfast was very limited in terms of options. I would return but mainly because of the great location and room.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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AngFG wrote a review Sep 14
San Anselmo, California15 contributions5 helpful votes
Elk Cove Inn is so peaceful, relaxing and beautiful. The champagne breakfasts (oh those sour dough waffles, still dreaming about them) and the three-course gourmet dinners (that you MUST NOT MISS) are both top notch. We also did the bbq one night which was great as well. There isn't much around Elk, so I'd highly recommend eating dinners at the inn, we were never disappointed and we ate there three nights. All meals are served outside. We brought our dog who loved endless beach days - there were times when we were the only people on the beach. It's easy to social distance and we stayed in the Sam McCanse oceanfront suite which has amazing views and its own entrance from the outside. Any of the ocean front suites are worth the splurge, the private balconies and those views where you can watch the most breathtaking sunsets! And be sure to spend at least two nights, otherwise you are doing yourself a true disservice. We ended up spending four nights here and it was the perfect amount of time to enjoy the beach, relax, drink wine, read and play board games. Victor and Melissa are so warm, welcoming and friendly and are available whenever you need anything. This was our second year at the Elk Cove Inn and can't wait to return next year. It it definitely a yearly ritual!
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Room Tip: All the oceanfront suites have private balconies, amazing views, outside entrances and all have...
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Christine W wrote a review Sep 11
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The grounds on the property had a casual feel with beautifully groomed flour beds and paths full of lush plants and flowers. All embodied by a feeling that gives you a fabulously pampered and special experience. The view of the ocean can be seen from the lovely patio/deck (with cushions and cozy blankets if needed) . The path down to the beach was a nice walk we took twice a day with our dog. The Chef and staff were wonderful, most friendly, and accommodating. If you make the trip, you will want to come back. I know the close friends we traveled with do too!
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Date of stay: August 2020
Room Tip: The Hideaway was quiet and roomy, ground floor access perfect for wheelchair or walkers.
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Response from Rakesh Taneja, Owner at The Elk Cove Inn & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Such reviews boost up our morale .Thanks a lot .Love to have you back .
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tim f wrote a review Sep 10
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I figured the best review I could leave is my email to the staff: Dear Elk Cove Team, I wanted to tell you personally that we travel a lot (at least we used to) and we have been lucky to stay in some wonderful hotels. Our experience with you all was beyond wonderful. The communication ahead of time, the location, the clean room, the lovely staff (especially Melissa and Chef). It was really a trip we will always remember. We had also looked at Timber Cove and stopped there on the way back and we’re so pleased we’d chosen you. Thank you all so much and I wish you all health and happiness for the rest of 2020 and beyond. We will see you again in “our Surfsong”!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Rakesh Taneja, Owner at The Elk Cove Inn & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your nice words.We shall look forward to seeing you again.
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prasun wrote a review Sep 5
San Jose, CA3 contributions
The inn has a great view and the atmosphere is calming. The staff are warm and friendly If you are looking for a place to relax then the Elk cove inn is it. We did breakfast and dinner at the inn and they were delicious! Our puppy loved running and exploring on the beach
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Response from Rakesh Taneja, Owner at The Elk Cove Inn & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you very much for your kind words.We enjoyed hosting you and your puppy.We shall be looking forward to seeing you again.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Elk Cove Inn & Spa
What are some of the property amenities at The Elk Cove Inn & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at The Elk Cove Inn & Spa?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at The Elk Cove Inn & Spa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at The Elk Cove Inn & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Elk Cove Inn & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Elk Store, Queenie's Roadhouse Cafe, and Bridget Dolan's Pub.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Elk Cove Inn & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Is The Elk Cove Inn & Spa located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Elk.
Are pets allowed at The Elk Cove Inn & Spa?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Elk Cove Inn & Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does The Elk Cove Inn & Spa have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbor view available here.