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Whale Watch Inn by the Sea

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“private beach”(21 reviews)
“common room”(11 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Beachfront
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
Private Balcony
3 Star Hotel
We have a motto here at the Whale Watch Inn and it is to provide you with "World Class service in a World Class setting." With 18 unique waterfront rooms each with a dynamic view of the ocean, all our rooms include a private deck facing the Pacific Ocean, private bathroom, seating area...
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Location and contact
35100 S Highway 1, Gualala, CA 95445-9589
46.4 miles to Sonoma County Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at the Whale Watch Inn twice so have had the experience of 3 rooms since we got upgraded on one stay to a larger room. This is the most romantic scenic sport for a get away. It's been a few years since I've...More

Thank pattischmidt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't say enough about this place. Total relaxation. Views are breath taking. Beaches are stunning. Quiet place to relax. Breakfast was delightful. Not one place at the property without amazing views.

Thank 362cassandrav
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Miran was a very sweet and gracious host! Our suite was cozy with a real wood fireplace which was perfect for the cool evenings. The private beach is spectacular and very secluded. Couldn’t have asked for a more pleasant stay!

Thank Djlambert
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Miran was an amazing host! We only wish we had planned to stay here longer. All of her advice on what to do and where to go was perfect. Great conversations. From the fireplace to the 3/4 mile of private beach, this place is a...More

Thank CraigL1917
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This place is a hidden gem. We went here for 2 days and one night and throughly enjoyed our experience. The inn has access to a private beach which was beautiful. The innkeepers were really nice and polite.They serve you with hot and tasty breakfast...More

Thank Pallavi S
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
$259 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$259 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (122)
Room & Suite (35)
Pool & Beach (14)
Dining (7)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Deborah F
March 25, 2017|
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Response from WhaleWatchInn95445 | 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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"Room called pacifica has amazing views"
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"The rooms with private outdoor hot tubs are fantastic!"
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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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