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Sparks, Nevada
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We have stayed at the Grey Whale Inn twice now and both times enjoyed it very much. The sunset room has an awesome view and the place just has a neat old Fort Bragg feel to it. Walking to the beach is really close and it is close enough to just walk main street. The owner/operator is super nice to...

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Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

This was one of the coolest places I've ever stayed! Its an awesome old building! Each room was large, clean and uniquely different. We were passing through for the night, saw it and decided to check it out. We were lucky they had availability. Mike was awesome and welcoming and so was Sweet Pea the cat. Mike is also an...

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1Thank Lindsey B
Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 4 July 2014

What a great time we had at Grey Whale Inn. The food was super! The Inn was a charming experience. Your 99 year old building is a true treasure to the Fort Bragg area. Mike has done a great job making everyone feel comfortable, however the best job is done by Sweet-pea. This kitty walks the halls and rooms making...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 21 May 2014

I stayed for two weeks or so a few years back. It is a wonderful, creative and quirky place. Full of love and not the least bit haunted as far as I could tell. I stayed in several different rooms and always woke up happy. I miss The Gray Whale Inn!

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Washougal, Washington
Reviewed 5 April 2014

We really enjoyed this B & B, because it was so open and non-assuming. I loved the history of it being a hospital in the past (and I am a nurse) and seeing the viewing windows. The owner was a bit quirky but let us look around and made us fabulous breakfasts each day. I liked that this was not...

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Upper Lake, California
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Owner (who checked us in) was rude from the start and smelled of alcohol. We were promised a certain room and given another. Breakfast was scheduled for 9 AM and it never happened. We were promised a credit for the breakfast and never received one. The hotel was vacant except for one other guest. We were allowed free access to...

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2Thank Laura J
Cramlington
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Guy on check in was quite friendly and polite, but the place itself is tired, tired, tired! We spent a night here and the room was ok, but was in need of some TLC. The 14" CRT tv was tiny with poor reception and the window frames needed a lick of paint. The cat was spooky, meouwing at our door...

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2Thank ColandShaz
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2013

Stayed there last minute as we were passing though the awfull place that is fort bragg, the hotel is a old hospital built 1919 with ghosts whom must have been cleaners the place needs a good scrub and some new bedding the room we were given smelt damp and the sheets and bedding had seen better days. No tv and...

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Washougal, Washington
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We loved this place. I loved the history of it being a hospital before it was a B & B. The owner was very friendly, open and made wonderful breakfasts for us. We enjoyed the Skunk Train and the natural beauty and charm of the area. It wasn't cluttered with tourists traps in Ft Bragg like so many other areas.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 September 2013

We were staying in a beautiful room, played pool and had an excellent breakfast! A bit pricy, but it is very much worth it!!! We were with four persons in a room, which was excellent, more then enough space! The hotel is a place full of memories. Cozy and a nice experience. I hope to go back here once again!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grey Whale Inn offers vacation lodging amidst comfort and laid back Mendocino Coast elegance. The Inn, a classic architecture of old-growth redwood, is a premier oceanfront inn in historic downtown Fort Bragg. Within walking distance of a great selection of restaurants, the internationally award winning North Coast Brewery, Glass Beach, the Skunk Train, art galleries, a culinary center, and the historic downtown shopping area. Experience the real Mendocino personality at the Grey Whale Inn. We no longer provide a breakfast. However, there are many wonderful local dining locations within walking distance of the inn. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grey Whale Inn

Address: 615 N Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-3240
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Price Range: $224 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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