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    Whale Watch Inn by the Sea

    35100 S Highway 1, Gualala, CA 95445-9589
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    7/30/2017 7/31/2017
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    “private beach” (16 reviews)
    “bath suite” (10 reviews)
    “common room” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We really enjoyed the sounds of the ocean and the views. Very relaxing by the fireplace in our room. One suggestion is to have cookies or pastries out for guests in the main room by the coffee. Very nice hosts. Not many great restaurant choices...More

    Thank nancyfing
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It was late and my Fiancé and I were on a road trip. No plans. No agenda, just the road taking us wherever it may. The night came upon us so quickly. No vacancy, no vacancy...as our journey continued. Then a hint of a sign...More

    Thank Linda D
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The Whale Watch Inn was so lovely and the owners/hosts Jim and Miren are just super nice, kind folks. My partner and I were traveling back to the Bay Area from a trip North and this was a great stop off. The room was cozy,...More

    Thank C S
    Reviewed May 26, 2017

    This is the place to go if you are truly looking to 'disconnect to reconnect', I only wish we could have spent more time. Miren the innkeeper was as sweet as she could be! I requested a cake for my husband's birthday which was placed...More

    Thank SavvyTraveler74
    Reviewed May 22, 2017

    My daughter and I stayed at the inn off-season and arrived on a cold and rainy night. Our hostess did everything she could to make us comfortable: lighting our fire and helping us to treats. The breakfast was plentiful and delicious. The scenery is spectacular...More

    Thank 209fredericp
    Sea Ranch Lodge
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    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • 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
    • Price range
    • $276 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • 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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    Traveler (100)
    Room & Suite (29)
    Pool & Beach (12)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (53)
    Bathroom (4)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    4.23 miles away
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    2.85 miles away
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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.
    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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    "No really bad rooms."
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    "We stayed in the Cypress room. However, the view from any room is exceptional"
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    "Bath Suite was divine!"
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