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    Whale Watch Inn by the Sea

    35100 S Highway 1, Gualala, CA 95445-9589
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    Room & Suite (29)
    Pool & Beach (12)
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good23%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible4%
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    “private beach” (16 reviews)
    “bath suite” (10 reviews)
    “common room” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 168 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The view was incredible and a beautiful beach to walk on. Our hostess provided information for local dining and they also provided a wonderful breakfast the next morning, ham, eggs, with grilled asparagus, juice brought to our outdoor deck overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

    Thank Gary B
    Reviewed 11 September 2017

    If you are looking for a picture-perfect, luxuary B&B (as we often are), this is not the place. However, if you are looking to stay in a very comfortable bed with the curtains open to a billion-dollar view, this is the place. The Inn Keeper...More

    Thank Gary B
    Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here on a Saturday evening. Which is their social evening from 5ish to 7ish. A good room and view to meet fellow guests and our hosts with wine, beer and some snacks. What a delightful surprise! We had a large room with fireplace...More

    Thank JoAV606
    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    The room had a great view. The service was very good, and they made you feel at home and happy to be there. Very relaxing by fire place and a nice view at the same time. They need to do a lot of some landscape...More

    1  Thank James H
    Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

    Great time at this relaxing bed and breakfast with wonderful breakfast, fun social hour Saturday with drinks and food while the humpbacks with out in the bay, and dog friendly too. No tv and wifi is slow but good to get away.

    Thank BJStoAfrica
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    • US$222 - US$287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Mendocino County >
    • Gualala
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    Deborah F
    25 March 2017|
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    Response from MRA95445 | Property representative |
    Hi. We do not have a swimming pool. About half of our rooms have an indoor 2-person Jacuzzi-type spa tub.
    17 February 2015|
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    Response from Joni G |
    The Whale Watch is for sale and is temporarily closed. It is in escrow and the new owner hopes to have it open again after taking care of some deferred maintenance. The person who was running it left suddenly. I'm very sorry... More
    Room Tips
    "Our room was perfect, it was called the Cliffside."
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    "All rooms have great views, but original owner's suite offers the use of a large common room with a big..."
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    "Ask for a room with a view and fire place."
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    "No really bad rooms."
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