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Emerald Dolphin Inn

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

I stayed here with my friend and our dogs. It was a great place! It was cozy and very dog-friendly. It is close to town and great food. The rooms are clean, and the staff is super helpful! I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to see the best of Ft. Bragg with his/her four-legged friend!

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

We love when our guests reserve a pet friendly room. We know just how to take care of our fur babies here on the Mendocino Coast and at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. Thanks for bring him along. Hope to see you all again soon.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Everything was spotless, and the location can't be beat. We really enjoyed out stay here even if we didn't play mini-golf! Breakfast was a bit on the skimpy side, but there was good coffee and pleasant seating.

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. We are happy we were able to accommodate you during your trip to the Mendocino Coast. We offer just a light pastry bar in the morning with fruit, and yogurt while it is complimentary it's not enough choice for some guess, so we refer our guests to one of the many...

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed our stay at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. It was very clean and the room was spacious. They upgraded us to a room with two queens, lots of room to move around. I also really enjoyed the keurig in the room. The beds were very comfy and the room had a nice sized flat screen. The staff were...

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Haley we were glad we had a room for you! It was a pleasure to meet you and we are glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves. Thank you for staying at the Emerald Dolphin Inn.

Edlesborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Located just outside of the main town, we really enjoyed our stay here. Staff are super friendly and the rooms were fine, clean and comfortable. Breakfast is a bit minimal (nothing hot) and you take it back to your room. The attached mini golf was great fun and there are other amusements to keep the kids happy.

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Glad to hear you and your family had a good visit to the Mendocino Coast. Thank you for lodging with the Emerald Dolphin Inn.

Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

When I booked this hotel I confirmed in advance that they had an ADA room for mom. There version on ADA is a bar along the tub. They also had sliding doors instead of a curtain. All I can say is it is miles from being ADA and embarrassing for someone ADA to have to ask for help when we...

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EDIFortBragg, General Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

I am very sorry George that there was confusion regarding your room. You booked a regular guest room through a third party. You did not book direct with our hotel nor speak to one of our staff regarding your reservation. We did receive an email through Booking.com that you may possibly need an ADA room for your Mom. We responded...

San Pedro, CA
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Nice clean hotel with all the needs met. Fresh paint and good furniture and centrally used in the room. Good WiFi and good friendly staff. You have to pay attention when you enter the parking lot as there is only one way to enter when you're driving south.

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Thank you for staying at the Emerald Dolphin Inn.

Red Bluff
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We enjoyed the friendly staff and our room was very clean. Nice view of the ocean and although it's on the main road, it was very quiet. Coffee and light breakfast included. It's a short drive to every place we wanted to visit in town. Loved having the refrigerator in the room. Would have liked a microwave too.

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Our team would like to thank you for joining us. It was great to have you stay. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon.

De Pere, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Great stay, front desk people were nice. There lobby hours are from 7 am - 10 pm and I think they have a way to contact for night issues (we had no issues) Free breakfast was just standard cold food ( pastries and cereals) and hot coffee but it was fine. Other than the great customer service I loved that...

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and even extending it a night. We really appreciate your review and that you chose to stay at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. Hope you can come visit again soon.

Kentfield, California
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The Inn is on the South end of town so you have to drive back in or walk which we did for it was 1.5 miles into the center. The rooms were clean and the bed was fantastic which made for a well rested sleep. The front desk staff were very helpful and accommodating with all of our needs and...

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

It's a great walk into town if you're able, glad you were able to take advantage of it. Thank you for lodging with the Emerald Dolphin Inn while you were here. Hope to see you again soon.

Saskatchewan, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were 3 couples travelling together and we all really liked this hotel. It was a short walk to the ocean/beach. The rooms were clean and comfortable. We had a good time in Fort Bragg because of the location of this hotel. The breakfast wasn't its best feature - Danishes etc. - but everything else about it more than made...

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EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

We really appreciate you took the time to share with others about your stay at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. Thank you for staying with us we are happy to have had you during your trip.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the newest Inns on the Coast, Emerald Dolphin's guest rooms bring luxurious comfort, gracious hospitality, and first class service to the Mendocino Coast. Located within walking distance to the Hare Creek beach and ocean cliff walking trail. Some jetted spa & fireplace suites. Complimentary continental breakfast, WIFI and many other amenities. Pet friendly rooms available. 18 hole Miniature Golf Course on site with arcade & private party room, fabulous restaurants, shops, galleries, and entertainment nearby. AAA approved- Three Diamonds Award. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerald Dolphin Inn

Address: 1211 S Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5312
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Price Range: $122 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Emerald Dolphin Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Emerald Dolphin Hotel Fort Bragg
Emerald Dolphin Motel
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#1 Green Hotel in Fort Bragg
#5 Family Hotel in Fort Bragg
#6 Romantic Hotel in Fort Bragg
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Bragg
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