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Emerald Dolphin Inn

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We stayed here one night. The staff were lovely, the room was clean and although it was near the main road we hardly heard the traffic and slept right through the night. Our king size bed was very comfortable. Breakfast is pastries and cereal.

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1 Thank sarah s
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Sarah thank you for staying with us and your review. More 

Monroe, Oregon
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33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Pleasantly surprised at the lovely room, super clean and well appointed. North Building furthest from the road is fairly quiet. Think the howling wind tonight will act like our own ambient noise machine ;-) Great service at the front desk. My husband and I traveled for years as sales reps and this would definitely been one of the places we... More 

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1 Thank quiltgran6
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us. We appreciate you noticing how clean our rooms are that means a lot to us! I'll be sure and share that with our housekeeping department. We have placed new flat screen TV's in all of our rooms this past month so hopefully everyone will enjoy their... More 

Eureka, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The staff was very friendly, the room what comfy and clean, and we had a blast playing mini golf. It was also a wonderful touch that the staff put a Happy Anniversary card in our room with some extra chocolates.

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2 Thank Sarah D
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Sarah hope your anniversary getaway was just perfect! Mini Golf does make you smile~How could you pass up a good time. Thank you for staying with us and the review. Hope to see you next time you're in Fort Bragg. More 

Sedalia, Missouri
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We usually stay at a hotel chain but could not that night. What a pleasant surprise. This very nice hotel was just great! Front desk was so friendly, it was nice and clean, beds were great. It was quiet and very reasonable on price. Would definitely stay there again when in the area! The only thing lacking was a very... More 

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

Sherry, Thanks for giving us a try. We are family owned and we appreciate our guests and love reviews. Hope you'll stay with us the next time you're in Fort Bragg. More 

California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Quality acomodations at a modest price. Stylish rooms, helpful staff, right on the money. We, also got a kick out of the mini-golf. The ones in our area have all closed and it had been years since we played.

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2 Thank David R
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

We love when our guests share their lodging experience. Thank you for staying at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. We really appreciate your kind words. Hope to see you soon. More 

Hercules
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84 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The problem with this hotel is that it is right next to a main highway. Traffic doesn't die down until about mid-night and starts up again around six in the morning. When I made the reservation, I asked for a room as far away from the highway as possible but didn't get it. Positive notes: room is clean and comfortably... More 

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2 Thank HerculesWendy
EDIFortBragg, General Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your stay with us. We are so glad that you found your room clean, comfortable, and that our location made your visit enjoyable! We are so sorry that you did not get the restful sleep you deserve. Although nearly all of Fort Bragg's lodging is located on Hwy One, we are fortunate to be just... More 

San Anselmo, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I made a day trip to Mendocino County, ending the day in Ft Bragg. We wanted a nice (but not too pricey) room for a night in, and that's exactly what we got. Our room (205) had a jacuzzi tub, an electric fireplace, a nice TV (DVD player, too) and a king sized bed. It wasn't a... More 

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

Susan~I couldn't agree more sometimes a quick getaway is just what we need...Thank you for making your way to the coast and the Emerald Dolphin Inn. We feel very fortunate our property has so many options guests can come alone or with the entire family and we can meet their needs. Hope you try us again~we'd love to have you! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had a last minute booking due to a change in plans and routes and got into Ft Bragg late on a coastal trip. We had the dog with us, which can be challenging. This place was PERFECT! The host (owner?) at the front desk was super friendly and had a room available. (It was cheaper to call than book... More 

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1 Thank STK789
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

What can we say? You said it just like we would! We love when our guests have had a great visit and share their experience. Thank you for making a difference and making us smile today! More 

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147 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I have no complaints about this place. We had a Keurig in our room! Awesome! Only bummer was that the wifi went out and the staff couldn't do much about it (apparently it was Comcast's fault). No much in the way of a breakfast in the morning - a few pastries and some coffee.

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

We love to read our fan mail. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We do provide Coffee and Pastries to hold you over until you can go to breakfast at one our great local restaurants. Thank you for sharing on Trip Advisor ~ We really appreciate it! More 

San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The always say your first impression counts so much, well Denise at the front desk was fabulous. Her friendly smile and welcome, combined with her local knowledge made our stay most enjoyable. McCoy our 11 year old yellow lab, was welcomed with his own arrival basket, containing his own bed sheet, two biscuits, towel, waterbowl etc. Large room with everything... More 

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

Linda thank you for sharing your experience with us~we really do appreciate when our guests let us know how we're doing. We work hard to keep our property tip top and it makes a difference when our guests notice. You and McCoy come visit anytime, we'd love to see you again. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • 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 Ocean Bluffs. Some jetted spa & fireplace suites. Complimentary continental breakfast, WIFI and many other amenities. Pet friendly rooms available. 18 hole Miniature Golf Course, 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: $103 - $193 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Fort Bragg
#5 Family Hotel in Fort Bragg
#6 Romantic Hotel in Fort Bragg
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