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Stanford Inn by the Sea

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Nestled on a hillside, the exquisite Stanford Inn sits atop a meadow overlooking Mendocino Bay. Embodying the best of the rugged Mendocino Coast, the Inn is a haven. The rambling lobby, guest rooms, and suites are paneled in pine and redwood. Every detail is attended to, from wood-burning fireplaces set and ready to light to the sumptuous organic breakfasts. Inspired by the Stanford's Certified Organic gardens, The Ravens' restaurant is outstanding and nationally acclaimed for its vegetarian cuisine. Guests are indulged at the Inn's Massage in the Forest and private yoga sessions. Canoeing and kayaking on Big River, California's new State Park.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Sauna
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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HOTEL STYLE
Park View
Luxury
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
65Somewhat walkable
Grade: 65 out of 100
25Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
17Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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536Reviews
347Photos
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100Room tips
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This place is so wonderful I almost don't want to write about it so that it stays a hidden gem. But we will definitely be back and other people should experience this bliss as well. It's the kind of stay for people who want to be close to nature- very relaxing and restorative.
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Fabulous location. Spacious rooms with balconies and open views. Rustic, refined architecture and decor full of lovely details. A delicious vegan restaurant on site ("Ravens") with very creative cuisine and many ingredients grown in the hotel's garden and orchard. A store
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The Stanford Inn has a magnificent location up in the trees, with views of the ocean, and still very close to Mendocino. Our room was large, charming and nicely appointed with tasteful quality furniture. We loved hanging out in the main lodge's comfortable space decorated with
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Thank you Stanford Inn for another magical visit. This is our go-to place when our minds and bodies need a serious recharge... and we always leave completely refreshed and rejuvenated. No place does it better! Owners Jeff and Joan Stanford seamlessly anticipate guests' needs,
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We absolutely loved our stay at the Stanford Inn. The cozy room with the fireplace and the fresh cookies that we found in our room every day were wonderful when we were ready to retreat for the night. The Lobby with all the books and other treasures is fantastic, we spend a lot
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Our room (King bed)
Gardens with the light blue ocean (view from our balcony).
View of the grounds and main building
View from the canoe near the Inn.
Picture of gardens from the balcony.
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I don't know Napaii Kai but Stsnford Inn won't do the trick. Across the highway from the water. Never heard any waves lapping. But it's a nice experience.
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Hi sorry....I didn't see the pool when I was there.
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"get a room upstairs, it's worth it"
"I think all the rooms have a view, I stayed in #217 and it was perfect."
"See if you can get a room facing the ocean to enjoy sunsets every night."
"Top floors (floor 2 or 3 depending on the building) tend to have better views."
"WE were in a cottage with 2 units by the animals and it was great and quiet."
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PRICE RANGE
$435 - $491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
stanford inn by the sea hotel mendocino
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaMendocino
NUMBER OF ROOMS
33
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