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The Grey Whale Inn offers vacation lodging amidst comfort and laid back Mendocino Coast elegance. The Inn, a classic architecture of old-growth redwood, is a premier oceanfront inn in historic downtown Fort Bragg. Within walking distance of a great selection of restaurants, the internationally award winning North Coast Brewery, Glass Beach, the Skunk Train, art galleries, a culinary center, and the historic downtown shopping area. Experience the real Mendocino personality at the Grey Whale Inn. We no longer provide a breakfast. However, there are many wonderful local dining locations within walking distance of the inn.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Thankfully we have our good memories of the Grey Whale Inn. The Grey Whale Inn was a very special place to us when we were “new”. We should have left it that way, a memory. The Grey Whale just is not what it once was. The grounds appear unkept and the old building needs some
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The room was acceptable and the beds were comfortable. The bathroom had no place to hang our towels. They do not have daily house cleaning unless you request it. It seems they are working on a budget to update this place. Not only the building, but the grounds need a
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This so called “funky” b&b is overpriced in the extreme. Apart from a comfortable bed it had NOTHING to recommend it. Not worth $100 per night let alone the $200+ it charges. Also be aware that booking.com edits out negative comments. Due to their omission of my negative
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It has been 2 or 3 years since I was there last. The new owners are updating and fixing things, but I miss Mike and Sweet Pea. Okay, especially Sweet Pea. She was the wonderful, feline Guest Relations Manager. She visited all the guests and made everyone feel at home. The
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Authentic & unique. If your looking for a 5 star hotel, this is not it.. as its in a class of its own. New owners, needs some fixing up, filled with history (was a hospital from the early 1900s), close to everything from ocean to restaurants & interesting historical places. Fun
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Sunrise Suite Jacuzzi tub
How far from Los Angeles?
I fly into San Francisco then it is about 2 hours by car depending on the traffic and road construction (which seems to pop up when I arrive).
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"pictures of rooms are available on the web site - Sunset room has a great view."
"Campbell Room all the way!"
"Quieter not facing main street"
"Look at the available rooms"
"Rooms on back quieter with ocean view. Cycling / running trail a couple blocks away along the ocean"
$112 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesCaliforniaFort Bragg
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