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Grey Whale Inn

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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 31 August 2013

My husband and I recently stayed at the Grey Whale for 3 nights. We returned after having stayed here 20 years ago and remembering it fondly. When we arrived we noticed that the front of the Inn looked very different with an out-of-control, overgrown and rambling garden. Once inside, we saw no one, so had to ring the innkeeper who...

Thank carolyn m
New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 August 2013

My mother and I stayed at the Grey Whale in early August on a trip from San Francisco to Eureka. It is a charming Inn with very quirky and interesting art decorating the hallways. The owner was extremely friendly, expecially when we arrived late on the first night of our stay. We had the Sunset room which had a great...

Thank Nell P
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Naturally, I would give this hotel a 4-star review. The person behind the check-in counter was friendly, the breakfast was good, and the rooms were clean and spacious. Now, the reason why I’m giving this hotel a three star review doesn’t have to do with the quality of the inn. It has to do with my experience there, as well...

23Thank Carl S
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 23 July 2013

My husband and I stayed at Grey Whale Inn on our honeymoon. We were taking a tour of the west coast and Fort Bragg was a stop on our way. Upon arrival we felt immediately welcomed by the cozy vibe of the hotel and our room was clean and adorable. We enjoyed our evening out for dinner in Fort Bragg...

1Thank Stacie K
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2013

My Mum and I stayed here for two nights and fell in love with the place! The owner, Mike, takes so much pride in his hotel and making sure that all the guests are fully attended to. We were even upgraded; as a larger room was available during the stay. Our room was spectacular! It was spacious, clean and extremely...

Thank Lucy_e_scott
Reviewed 20 June 2013

My girlfriend and I headed south from Washington state with the only destinations of glass beach and big sur. it was a trip of healing as we had recently gone through tragedy. Each day had been refreshing, but when we decided to stay in fort Bragg for the night, a spark was lit. We were lucky enough not to get...

Thank Calbert82
Tiburon, California
Reviewed 8 August 2012

This is a great place to stay if you're on a holiday passing through Fort Bragg/Mendocino area taking in all the sites... but if you're planning on attending the Living Light Culinary Institute this is a fabulous place to stay. Michael is so accommodating and will do everything he can to make sure your stay is relaxing and restful. You'll...

Thank KathleenAnne1555
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 24 June 2012

I have just returned from a very pleasant, relaxing stay at the Grey Whale Inn, Fort Bragg, CA. I was well received and was given many hiking recommendations! The breakfast is to die for! I'd recommend this place to anybody!! There's also a garden in the front so you can enjoy the community spirit of Fort Bragg! Thanks Mike, Sweet...

2Thank megginlindgren
Oakland, California, United States
Reviewed 8 April 2012

We have been coming here for ten years. This is a fabulous place! We absolutely love it. Unlike many B&Bs, the Grey Whale Inn resists a single defining image. This B&B was built as a hospital in 1915 -- hence the wide hallways and large guest rooms. Each room is unique and spacious. We love the game room with a...

3Thank Mickela P
new mexico
Reviewed 13 March 2012

This is the most interesting place to stay in Fort Bragg. Once a hospital, the building has been completely renovated. The rooms are large, most with full baths, large comfortable beds, very nice sheets, towels and amenities, and beautiful art. The owner Mike is a potter, so pottery lines the building halls along with wonderful patchwork quilts on most walls....

1Thank bradleytravel

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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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: $248 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Campbell Room all the way!”
gretcheng479, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quieter not facing main street”
jennifergN1526WF, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Look at the available rooms”
stevemW2258DO, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on back quieter with ocean view. Cycling / running trail a couple blocks away along the ocean”
beth2015610, 16 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The Railway room is huge and fairly quiet. Sunset would be my 2nd choice.”
KaerynK, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
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