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The Harbor House Inn

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 November 2010

if your PRIVACY is Important DON'T STAY HERE Stayed here for 2 nights a few weeks back. On more than three Occasions Harbor House Inn gave out my personal information to or in front of strangers. The first incident happened when the server for dinner decided to verbalize a private message that had been left for me at the front...

8Thank Worldtravelerdmb
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The Harbor House Inn does not disclose its guests personal information. Like any hotel, we take messages for our guests and pass on the information left by the caller, unless instructed by the guest at the time of check in, that they are not expecting any calls nor do they wish to be disclosed as a guest of the Inn....

West Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 20 September 2010

This is my second visit to the Inn and it was truly a memorable experience for me and my family. The Inn is situated just south of Mendocino overlooking a beautiful cove in the Pacific Ocean. The gardens are beautifully maintained and are terraced with a path leading down to the beach. The Inn itself has 6 large rooms within...

2Thank margueritedinno
Washington Dc, District Of Columbia, Usa
Reviewed 26 August 2010

My wife and I spent 4 nights in one of the cottages at Harbor House for part of our honeymoon. Our stay exceeded expectations in all ways. The new chef, Adam, is absolutly fantastic and his food presentation is beautiful. He has a new and creative menu every night and we never went to sleep hungry or overly full. When...

Thank lpsoraruf
Reviewed 12 April 2010

We had dinner at the Harbor House with our two young children. The price of $65/per person seemed a bit high but I was really shocked when our children received a bowl of homemade macaroni and cheese and the price was $25/ per child. The adult 4 course meal was good but very sparse. We all left hungry and would...

3Thank hopscotchCa
Reviewed 16 October 2009

This place was the pearl of our trip. Fine dining, good wine and very romantic!

Thank RobertT2
Colchester, Essex
Reviewed 2 September 2009

Our trip took in the north coast of California, north of SanFrancisco. We chose Elk becasue we could travel to some other towns and see some sights. The drive from San Fran was facinating, from a major city area, through to small suburbs and then the countryside. The Harbor House hotel was waiting for us at our journey's end -...

Thank Traveller4531
Reviewed 29 May 2009

Don't believe all the bad reviews. The inn is under new ownership and also has a new chef. Also remember everyone has their own interpretation and opinions even though they have stayed in the same place. If you are looking for a plush and fancy inn don't stay here. If you want a charming, cozy and romantic atmosphere then this...

2Thank KimmerSonoma
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 May 2009

We have stayed at the Harbor House Inn at least 12 times in the past 25 years, most recently in March 2009. The innkeepers have changed, the dining experience has steadily improved (and lately is quite excellent), and the view -- it is one of the most dramatic and breathtaking on the California coast. Make sure you take a walk...

4Thank PByF
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 11 February 2009

I honestly felt as though when I booked, they were a bit too keen for me to stay and I might have been right. It was a friday night hence I would have expected the place even at this time of year to be busy, if the food is a ood as they say. The rooms where compact, but clean...

Thank Highbank-Condo
Washington, D.C.
Reviewed 9 September 2008

My husband and I took a week long roadtrip from Seattle to San Francisco. One of our stops was at the Harbor House Inn, and what a place! We were greated by name upon arrival by Linda, who kindly showed us around the main house, gardens, and to our room. We stayed in the Shorepine Cottage, which was fantastic. When...

Thank ccnolan

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about The Harbor House Inn

Address: 5600 S Hwy 1, Elk, CA 95432
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Elk
Price Range: $384 - $660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Harbor House Hotel Elk
The Harbor House Inn Elk, California
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Get a 2nd floor room facing the ocean”
colleenk519, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Cottages are great. Spend the extra $$$; you won't be disappointed.”
Sak123, 20 Sep 2012 | Read review
“The room in the main bldg facing the ocean is a good choice.”
farmernorm, 30 Oct 2011 | Read review
“Ocean view are worth the minor premium.”
JohnS318, 18 Sep 2011 | Read review
“Maybe ask for a room in the main building?”
AggieDave, 7 Sep 2011 | Read review
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