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Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was pretty amazed at the view. The rooms are clean. I love that you can bring your own food and cook. We only stayed a night but we will definitely come back. If you want a peaceful and stress free get away, this is the place to be. We went when the moon was full so it's pretty exquisite.... More 

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Sacramento, California
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32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location! Very comfortable beds, clean, it was right on the beach. You can BBQ there as well. Met a lot of nice International travelers. I would highly recommend booking ahead, they sell out fast.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Thanks to previous reviewers on your recommendations I too found out this is another great place to stay. Loved the views! The guy who checked us in was so friendly and I think they scripted him as Crush the dude talking Turtle on Finding Nemo! We arrived at 1.30pm check in is 3.30pm so we went for a drive to... More 

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Jeff P, General Manager at Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review Kiwisolargal! Yes, Crush... er ah I mean Michael is about as awesome as you can get for a hostel assistant/surfer ;D Jeff Parry, General Manager More 

San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I paid 4-Person Family Room for $180 a night. It is one of the 6-bed bunk bed room in a building. There are 4 rooms share a bathroom, big kitchen and common sitting room in a building. It is neat and clean. There was a small baby with family stayed in the adjacent room. We did not hear much noise... More 

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Bay Area, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

First time we stayed here was in college and then not long after. Simply put, what hotel can you stay at where you get ocean view property for dirt cheap? Sure, you need to help out around the hostel, but you can come out in the morning and enjoy the sea with a cup of coffee! We want to take... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I spent the last night of my three-weeks road trip there and I wish I would have get there sooner to spend at least two nights. It's so beautiful and relaxing. Their hot tub is right on the ocean. You hear the waves from your room. Birds, bunnies, dolphins, seals and even a whale around. Cannot ask for anything more,... More 

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Sonora, California
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

I've stayed here numerous times, both in the dorm rooms and in a private room, and it is always worth it. The dorms only have 6 beds per room so they are not crowed at all. This hostel is always neat and clean. The hot tub is wonderful and the view is fantastic.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

This is my second visit, the first over 8 years ago. Nothing has changed which is nice. The rooms are very clean, with sheets provided, clean ammenities and a decent spacious kitchen. The people attracted here are usually mature including families and always a nice group of people. There are many walks in the area but a car is necessary... More 

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Houston, Texas
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122 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

First and foremost this is a hostel not a 4 star hotel. If you want to fall asleep to the sound of the ocean and tour the grounds of a wonderful lighthouse then this is your place! My room was located in the same building as the office and the bed was quite comfortable. There was a bathroom located within... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Had a follow-up stay here again with a friend in August. Location doesn’t disappoint. What a character on reception! Bunks were usual type but with thick memory foam. Curfew work well in keeping the noise down. Great cross selection of people using the dorms. Couldn’t sleep so snuck into the front room and slept on the sofa. Woke to an... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fifty miles south of San Francisco, you can relax in a hot tub with a panoramic view of the ocean and then fall asleep gazing up at one of the tallest lighthouses in America. Perched on a coastal bluff, HI-Pigeon Point Lighthouse provides affordable shared and private accommodations in historic former lighthouse keeper's quarters. Amenities include fully equipped guest kitchens, free WiFi, and on-site parking. Nearby attractions include Pescadero Marsh and Ano Nuevo State Reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel

Address: 210 Pigeon Point Road, Pescadero, CA 94060
Location: United States > California > Pescadero
Price Range: $56 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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