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Howard Creek Ranch

40501 North Highway One, PO. Box 121, Westport, CA 95488
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Surfview
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Another room would probably give it an extra star. I pan on checking it out again with my husband some day. As it was, we got a two room suite on the ground floor. We couldn't open the windows, and couldn't open the doors or curtains, if we wanted any privacy. Being so close to the ocean, and the closed... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

I want to keep HCR a secret. It may not be for everyone, but I love it I place to recharge and reconnect. And your dogs are welcome. I love the country breakfasts, the Beach, the trail and the conversations. I want to keep HCR a secret. It may not be for everyone, but I love it I place to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

I have stayed here twice, and it is downright magical! If you need TV, WiFi, or sterile conditions to enjoy yourself perhaps stay somewhere else. If you like mystery and adventure this is the place for you! It is a little rough around the edge, but in my opinion, in all the most gorgeous ways. It is the right price... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I really wanted to like this place and we did enjoy talking with hosts, Sally and Sunny and the sumptuous breakfasts they cooked up in their warm, cozy, 1871 farmhouse, visiting delightful nearby Westport and watching the pelicans surf above the waves by day and being lulled to sleep by the sound of the ocean at night. Unfortunately both our... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We stayed last year and I didn't write a review then but probably should have after reading one that said they arrived when the electricity had gone off and they couldn't have gotten out of there and back to Fort Bragg fast enough. I thought that was very funny. It is very different and not for the faint of heart.... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Upon arrival we were warmly greeted by innkeeper, Sunny, and Oreo the cat. We were escorted to Lucy's Room atop the old (1871) farm house. As advertised, Lucy's room is small. But it was comfy for the 2 of us ... might be a little tight for a longer stay. The bathroom was compact, but nicely upgraded. The woodwork throughout... More 

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2 Thank Carol C
Cotati, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

The key to having a pleasant experience is to have realistic expectations. I first visited Howard Creek Ranch 22 years ago with my two teenage daughters and we stayed in the Beach House. Over the last 5 years I have been back three times for a total of 4 visits. It is now my intention to go once a year... More 

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San Ramon, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Did we enjoy it, yes. Easy access to beach, about a 5 minute walk under Highway 1. Would we do it again, doubtful. That's not saying our visit wasn't pleasant, just wasn't what we expected of a BnB. Sonny and Sally are gracious hosts and the rooms are clean. Pictures (at least for the room we stayed in) didn't sync... More 

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

First off, this is a true review. I am not affiliated with Howard Creek Ranch Inn, although I wish I could move there. My wife and I stayed with our 14 year old daughter and her friend a little over a week ago. We have become accustomed to the finer things in life and through hard work, are fortunate enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I don't know where to start, The wonderful hosts, the cats, the amazing breakfast, we arrived about 8:30pm, Sonny showed us to our amazingly unique room the Lucy room it felt like a real adventure staying here its a little old but the bed was comfortable the shower was hot its like going back in time.. we woke the next... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Registered Historic ocean front farm on 60 acres settled in 1867, bordered by miles of beach and mountains in a wilderness area. Award winning flower gardens, antiques, a 75 foot swinging foot bridge over Howard Creek, cabins, comfortable beds, hot tub, nearby horseback riding, full ranch breakfast. A work in progress. "One of the most romantic places to stay on the planet" S.F. Chronicle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Howard Creek Ranch

Address: 40501 North Highway One, PO. Box 121, Westport, CA 95488
Location: United States > California > Mendocino County > Westport
Price Range: $90 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Howard Creek Ranch Hotel Westport
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