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    Whale Watch Inn by the Sea

    35100 S Highway 1, Gualala, CA 95445-9589
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    • Excellent63%
    • Very good23%
    • Average6%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
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    “private beach” (17 reviews)
    “bath suite” (10 reviews)
    “common room” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 170 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I needed a place to stay as it was past 5pm and starting to get dark, and I ended up at the Whale Watch Inn. The reception was so friendly and warm, with wine and bitings, and a long chat with the landlady. The (very...More

    1  Thank AnnaNBI
    Reviewed October 26, 2017

    W stopped when we could not bear the 8 pm dark curvy roads any longer. The inn keeper was nice and I cannot say anything bad about the service. The room on the other hand left a lot to be desired. Second floor, which was...More

    1  Thank Beth J
    Reviewed October 1, 2017

    The view was incredible and a beautiful beach to walk on. Our hostess provided information for local dining and they also provided a wonderful breakfast the next morning, ham, eggs, with grilled asparagus, juice brought to our outdoor deck overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

    Thank Gary B
    Reviewed September 11, 2017

    If you are looking for a picture-perfect, luxuary B&B (as we often are), this is not the place. However, if you are looking to stay in a very comfortable bed with the curtains open to a billion-dollar view, this is the place. The Inn Keeper...More

    Thank Gary B
    Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here on a Saturday evening. Which is their social evening from 5ish to 7ish. A good room and view to meet fellow guests and our hosts with wine, beer and some snacks. What a delightful surprise! We had a large room with fireplace...More

    Thank JoAV606
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    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • $221 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • California >
    • Mendocino County >
    • Gualala
    • Also Known As
    • Whale Watch Inn By The Sea Hotel Gualala
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    Deborah F
    March 25, 2017|
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    Response from MRA95445 | Property representative |
    Hi. We do not have a swimming pool. About half of our rooms have an indoor 2-person Jacuzzi-type spa tub.
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    sunrise716
    February 17, 2015|
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    Response from Joni G |
    The Whale Watch is for sale and is temporarily closed. It is in escrow and the new owner hopes to have it open again after taking care of some deferred maintenance. The person who was running it left suddenly. I'm very sorry... More
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    "Our room was perfect, it was called the Cliffside."
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    "All rooms have great views, but original owner's suite offers the use of a large common room with a big..."
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    "Ask for a room with a view and fire place."
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    "No really bad rooms."
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