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Alameda, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This inn and location was the perfect choice for a quiet relaxing getaway. The inn is a cluster of quaint buildings located above the cove at Point Arena. The main home is historical and the others newer, but fit the locale with their wood exteriors. There is a pleasant garden seating area between and a series of wood stairs to...

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Kelseyville, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live a couple hours away in Lake County but this is always worth the drive to have a night or two away. The views are wonderful, the ocean just 30 yards away. A nice restaurant right on the ocean. Hiking starts right at the Inn. Small town but close to famous Lighthouse. Breakfast and coffee included. Quite and restful.

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wharfmastersinn, Innkeepers at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

What a lovely review, dlrguy. We really appreciate it when our guests are happy and enjoy this place as much as we do! Please hurry back and watch the whale migration with us. Be sure to check out our website and your email for specials and promotions. Hope to see you soon! Jeff and Deborah, Innkeepers

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came across Wharf Master's Inn online and am so happy I did! The owners of the place are a sweet couple and they were very helpful from the gate! We called a bunch of times to see about getting an early check-in and they were very accommodating every time! They even offered a room upgrade that had a full...

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wharfmastersinn, Innkeepers at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Adela. You two are such a delight! We loved having you stay with us at the Wharf Master's Inn and are equally happy to have met you, as well. We look forward to your next visit. There are so many unique, adventurous and/or relaxing things to do here in our quaint little city and the lovely Mendocino coast....

Manning,OR
Reviewed March 25, 2017

We were travelling down the coast and stopped here. Checked in, no problems! Got to our beautiful room, but view did not match view on webpage. Was a courtyard room, but 3/4 of our room view was parking lot. Manager was excellent. I showed her pic of what I expected, and since all of those rooms were full, we were...

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wharfmastersinn, Innkeeper at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

We are very happy that we could accommodate you as desired. Thank you for taking the time to give us a 5 Star Rating. We look forward to your return. Hurry back so that you can watch the whale migration with us!!! Hope to see you soon! Jeff and Deborah, Innkeepers

Reviewed March 19, 2017

Awesome stay! Beautiful views in a warm and cozy atmosphere. We saw whales from the deck and enjoyed the sound of waves crashing below us all night with a cozy warm fake fire/heater keeping us warm. Awesome stay and will definitely be coming back. Recommend it for couples wanting a romantic weekend getaway at the coast.

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wharfmastersinn, Innkeepers at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Dan J., for such a fantastic review. We had a great time with you two and look forward to your return. Please hurry back and watch the whales with us. Come and relax on your private balcony to take in the views and see our fantastic sunsets. Can't wait to see you two again!! Jeff and Deborah, Innkeepers

Concord, California
Reviewed February 24, 2017

I had a lovely stay minus the unfortunate power outage, but we made the best of it. I thought the staff was great, except the man that works at the front desk doesn't know what he's doing and needs to be retrained. His mistake cost me a 7 day of not having enough money in my account because he double...

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wharfmastersinn, Innkeeper at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

We understand how frustrating it can be when there is a hiccup in your plans. However, the credit card appeared to not go through the first time (due to power surges) and was, inadvertently, ran through again. This being the case, it was caught and a refund was issued immediately. Unfortunately, it was a holiday weekend. In consolation, we'd like...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Jan 23, 2017, we stayed only one night of 3 planned in Room 123 because the electric fireplace heater was like listening to a screaming leaf blower all night long. Room was freezing when we arrived and had to wear parkas and stocking hats 3 hours until room became barely warm enough for habitation. We thought we'd get through the...

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wharfmastersinn, Innkeepers at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

Our office is open until 9:00pm - Every night. We heard NOTHING from you regarding your sensitivity to the sound of our eco-friendly fireplace, nor did you complain regarding the temperature - until the following morning. We pride ourselves for our continuous Quality Guest Service and tried upgrading you to a higher rated room - to no avail. You just...

Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

This was not an impressive inn on the outside, but the views from every location were amazing! We enjoyed a good nights sleep because the bed was incredible, much to do with the sheets. Were they starched or pressed? Breakfast fare was fair and Internet unreliable.

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wharfmastersinn, Innkeepers at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Christine, for reviewing your stay with us. As the signs located all around the property read, "...we are remodeling." We have begun renovation and will continue to make improvements to the property on a weekly basis. Please rest assured that upon your return to our Inn, you will see a lot of improvements. Come back and visit with...

Leavenworth, Kansas
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Very spacious and comfortable rooms with nice views. Charmingly designed. Clean and spacious bathroom. Nice electric fire for both lighting and heat. Friendly staff, who gave us a great dinner recommendation (the local casino's dining room), given the holiday period. Located near the shore, so open a window and listen to the sea while you sleep. Biggest downside is the...

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wharfmastersinn, Innkeepers at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you, Mr. Holden, for such a lovely review. We are pleased you greatly enjoyed your stay with us and we equally look forward to your return. In the meantime, Happy Travels. Jeff and Deborah, Innkeepers

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights after Thanksgiving weekend. We were able to check in early, our room was clean and spacious. "Eco-friendly fireplace" translates to a heater with a flame, but the ambiance of it was ok enough to get over the lack of a real fire. The in room jacuzzi tub was darling. We kept the balcony door open...

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wharfmastersinn, Front Desk at The Wharf Master's Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad to know you enjoyed the jacuzzi, clean room, comfortable bed, and of course, our amazing view of the Pacific. We hope you stop by again.

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched on a cliff over looking a secluded cove sits the historic Wharf Master's Inn hotel. Stunning ocean views and luxurious accommodations await all who venture to this hidden location on California's magical Mendocino Coast. Most of our rooms feature a two person in room jacuzzi.electric fireplace, one queen size bed, and a private balcony that overlooks the ocean. What separates our room types is the view they have. We have three different types of views. Courtyard view - Grand Room Partial ocean view - Luxury Room Full ocean view - Executive Room Panoramic ocean view - Deluxe Room Whether you are looking for a private romantic getaway, are traveling with your family, interested in great fishing, golf or hiking along miles of pristine beaches, the Wharf Masters Inn is without question one of Northern California's premiere boutique hotels. We invite you to be our guests at the historic Wharf Masters Inn, a treasure to be shared by all ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wharf Master's Inn

Address: 785 Port Rd, Point Arena, CA 95468
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Point Arena
Price Range: $132 - $205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Wharf Master's Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Ask for a first floor room if you have mobility concerns.”
SydSays, 4 days ago | Read review
“We like the Outlook rooms. Right in front nice view.”
dlrguy, 1 week ago | Read review
“Talk to Deborah, the innkeeper. She gave us a wonderful room with an amazing view and she was warm and friendly.”
T6139MIdanj, Mar 19, 2017 | Read review
“awesome view”
Megatrongirl87, Feb 24, 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in the main building for the best view of the ocean”
Rich_Holden, Dec 29, 2016 | Read review
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