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Emerald Dolphin Inn

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Edlesborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Located just outside of the main town, we really enjoyed our stay here. Staff are super friendly and the rooms were fine, clean and comfortable. Breakfast is a bit minimal (nothing hot) and you take it back to your room. The attached mini golf was great fun and there are other amusements to keep the kids happy.

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Thank Turnhill
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Glad to hear you and your family had a good visit to the Mendocino Coast. Thank you for lodging with the Emerald Dolphin Inn. More 

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31 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

When I booked this hotel I confirmed in advance that they had an ADA room for mom. There version on ADA is a bar along the tub. They also had sliding doors instead of a curtain. All I can say is it is miles from being ADA and embarrassing for someone ADA to have to ask for help when we... More 

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Thank George H
EDIFortBragg, General Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

I am very sorry George that there was confusion regarding your room. You booked a regular guest room through a third party. You did not book direct with our hotel nor speak to one of our staff regarding your reservation. We did receive an email through Booking.com that you may possibly need an ADA room for your Mom. We responded... More 

San Pedro, CA
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Nice clean hotel with all the needs met. Fresh paint and good furniture and centrally used in the room. Good WiFi and good friendly staff. You have to pay attention when you enter the parking lot as there is only one way to enter when you're driving south.

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1 Thank Phil T
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Thank you for staying at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. More 

Red Bluff
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We enjoyed the friendly staff and our room was very clean. Nice view of the ocean and although it's on the main road, it was very quiet. Coffee and light breakfast included. It's a short drive to every place we wanted to visit in town. Loved having the refrigerator in the room. Would have liked a microwave too.

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1 Thank Judy C
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Our team would like to thank you for joining us. It was great to have you stay. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon. More 

De Pere, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Great stay, front desk people were nice. There lobby hours are from 7 am - 10 pm and I think they have a way to contact for night issues (we had no issues) Free breakfast was just standard cold food ( pastries and cereals) and hot coffee but it was fine. Other than the great customer service I loved that... More 

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Thank TL_Q_2015
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and even extending it a night. We really appreciate your review and that you chose to stay at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. Hope you can come visit again soon. More 

Kentfield, California
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161 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

The Inn is on the South end of town so you have to drive back in or walk which we did for it was 1.5 miles into the center. The rooms were clean and the bed was fantastic which made for a well rested sleep. The front desk staff were very helpful and accommodating with all of our needs and... More 

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Thank Peter B
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

It's a great walk into town if you're able, glad you were able to take advantage of it. Thank you for lodging with the Emerald Dolphin Inn while you were here. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Saskatchewan, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

We were 3 couples travelling together and we all really liked this hotel. It was a short walk to the ocean/beach. The rooms were clean and comfortable. We had a good time in Fort Bragg because of the location of this hotel. The breakfast wasn't its best feature - Danishes etc. - but everything else about it more than made... More 

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Thank C S
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

We really appreciate you took the time to share with others about your stay at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. Thank you for staying with us we are happy to have had you during your trip. More 

Vacaville, California
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27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

My husband and I have been to Fort Bragg several times and stayed on the other side town in more expensive motels and hotels. This trip we took our 6 year old granddaughter and stayed here and we are so happy we did! We stayed in a double queen room which was roomy with nice looking furniture, comfy beds and... More 

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Thank Denise J
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Denise, thank you for your thoughtful and detailed review. Our guests make it easy for us to do our job. Thank you for you kind words and for staying at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We stayed a total of three nights there. The room was very clean and large as we had the double queen room. We had a refrigerator and Kerig coffeemaker but no microwave in our room. The free breakfast is pretty average...pastries, english muffins, fruit and cereal. Beautiful beach views from the bluffs just a minute down the road if driving.... More 

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Carmichael, California
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

We just came back from a family trip to Fort Bragg. We enjoyed our stay at Emerald Dolphin. The room was large, comfortable, and very clean. Room had a refrigerator but no microwave. Our room was away from the road so no road noise. There is a continental breakfast offered in the lobby with cold cereal, oatmeal, danishes, yogurt, juice,... More 

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Thank ttrimble
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with the Emerald Dolphin Inn. I'm happy to hear our offerings worked for you. Hope you are able to visit the coast again soon. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the newest Inns on the Coast, Emerald Dolphin's guest rooms bring luxurious comfort, gracious hospitality, and first class service to the Mendocino Coast. Located within walking distance to the Hare Creek beach and ocean cliff walking trail. Some jetted spa & fireplace suites. Complimentary continental breakfast, WIFI and many other amenities. Pet friendly rooms available. 18 hole Miniature Golf Course on site with arcade & private party room, fabulous restaurants, shops, galleries, and entertainment nearby. AAA approved- Three Diamonds Award. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerald Dolphin Inn

Address: 1211 S Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5312
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Price Range: $97 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Emerald Dolphin Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Emerald Dolphin Hotel Fort Bragg
Emerald Dolphin Motel
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#1 Green Hotel in Fort Bragg
#5 Family Hotel in Fort Bragg
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Bragg
#6 Romantic Hotel in Fort Bragg
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