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    Benbow Historic Inn

    445 Lake Benbow Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3616
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    Reviewed 15 October 2014

    When you pull up to The Historic Benbow Inn you know you're in for something very special. The Inn is located by a river and the grounds are kept up all year long with lovely flowers, shrubs and lawns. There is an inviting balcony terrace...More

    Thank Ruth W
    Response from DOSMManager, Director of Sales at Benbow Historic InnResponded 23 October 2014

    Dear Ruth W, Thank you for joining us in Southern Humboldt County and for your wonderful review. We feel very fortunate that we are frequently able to host our friends from the northern end of the county. We often hear that although we're only about...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2014

    We spent two nights in this jewel from the past. It was like taking a step back in time. It is unlike any other place we have ever stayed. The setting is just beautiful. And did I mention the food? We had dinner here twice....More

    Thank Brent J
    Response from DOSMManager, Director of Sales at Benbow Historic InnResponded 23 October 2014

    Dear Brent J, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Many of our repeat guests believe that October is a perfect time to explore the northern California redwoods. Since your departure, we have been experiencing some much-needed rain. Both fireplaces are now...More

    Reviewed 7 October 2014

    Stayed in terrace room 103. I have multiple sclerosis and walking is difficult. I did have to walk up 6 steps to get to room but was able to. They had a bottle of champagne in room for my husband's birthday and were so accommodating...More

    Thank chrystal56
    Response from DOSMManager, Director of Sales at Benbow Historic InnResponded 23 October 2014

    Dear chrystal56, We appreciate your review and were delighted that you joined us for your husband's birthday. We will pass along your comments to our staff. We hope you will join us again next year for another visit to the redwoods.

    Reviewed 26 September 2014

    We stayed here for four nights in conjunction with the "Reggae on the River" music festival. It made for an interesting contrast of experiences over the course of our stay. The price pretty much doubles at festival time but overall it was worth it. The...More

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    Response from DOSMManager, Director of Sales at Benbow Historic InnResponded 1 October 2014

    Dear Rgeastin, Thank you for staying with us to celebrate the Mateel Community Center's 30th annual Reggae on the River. We appreciate that you took the time to write your review and comments on your experience. Attracting more than 10,000 visitors to our small community...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2014

    It seems to be consistent in many of the reviews of the Benbow Inn, that the Inn itself is beautiful but the staff is not very friendly. If I were in management here, I would give some training on how to treat your guests who...More

    1  Thank lnlcris
    Response from DOSMManager, Director of Sales at Benbow Historic InnResponded 1 October 2014

    Dear lnlcris, Thank you for your review and comments. While the majority of our guest reviews are positive, occasionally we miss the mark. We make corrections based on internal and external feedback and apologize if we failed to meet your expectations. We constantly train our...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
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    • US$151 - US$305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Maxine J
    13 January 2017|
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    Response from BenbowRep | Property representative |
    The new building with the elevator and 3 ADA guest suites is expected to be finished mid-July 2017. At this time, there is no way to get into the building without at least a few steps. However, that will all change in July... More
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    12 February 2016|
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    Response from abearfellow | Reviewed this property |
    hi. if you have questions about the hotel, the staff is extremely friendly and helpful - most of them live in the area. i would email them directly. if you have questions about the area, there is the garberville... More
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    Response from surfotog | Reviewed this property |
    The Eel river is REALLY low right now. Check in is 3PM but we were able to get in around 12:30. Hope this helps
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    "Terrace rooms lovely with a balcony"
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    "I'm not sure how many rooms face Highway 101 but this should be a consideration given the noise from the..."
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    "The newer additions are lovely with a private patio. Our room was 105."
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    "103 if your traveling with a pet for sure. Great room and super location on the terrace side overlooking the..."
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