Romance at a Mendocino Bed and Breakfast Inn

A Mendocino bed and breakfast inn is the ideal location for a romantic getaway. Mendocino County, known for its breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and its location in the southern Redwood forest, is the ultimate romantic escape in Northern California. Located north of the San Francisco Bay Area and northwest of Sacramento, Mendocino County provides visitors with a unique opportunity to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of California. continued ...

inn of the Month

9401 North Highway 1 | Mendocino, CA 95460 | 707-937-4752

Mendocino’s distinctive Brewery Gulch Inn, built on a pine tree- and rhododendron-graced hillside with beautiful 150-year-old virgin redwood salvaged from Big River, overlooks Smuggler’s Cove and the Pacific Ocean. Amenities include fireplaces, oceanview decks, Wi-Fi high speed Internet access, Jacuzzi tubs, gourmet organic breakfasts and light dinner buffets.

Number of Rooms: 10   |   Rates: $275-$495 Reservations

Brewery Gulch Inn

10940 Lansing Street | Mendocino, CA 94560 | 707-485-0239

Ocean View Inn in the Village of Mendocino. Great views overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Headlands State Park. Fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, private decks, web bars, king beds. Very private location yet a short stroll to the center of the Village. Romance at its best.

Number of Rooms: 5   |   Rates: $187-$299 Reservations

Mendocino Seaside Cottage

40501 N CA-1 | Westport, CA 95488 | 707-964-6725

Howard Creek Ranch is a Designated Historic Site, a 60-acre oceanfront farm bordered by miles of beach and mountains near a 60-mile long wilderness. Cabins, suites, views, fireplaces, skylights, antiques, flower gardens, handmade quilts, a 75-foot swinging foot bridge over Howard Creek, with cows, horses, and llama, a hot tub, sauna, massage, a piano and parlour games are combined with nearby redwoods, excellent local restaurants, horseback riding on the beach, and generous, friendly hospitality.

Number of Rooms: 12   |   Rates: $90 - $198 Reservations

Howard Creek Ranch

45020 Albion Street | Mendocino, CA 95460 | 707-937-0289

Relax in Mendocino’s finest Victorian landmark, MacCallum House. Filled with the charm, romance and antiques of a bygone era, the Inn, with its unique lodging options, stands in the heart of picturesque Mendocino village. Its outstanding restaurant, with a focus on organics, serves a gourmet breakfast and dinner to the public. Breakfast for guests is included in room rate. Amenities include spa tubs, fireplaces, private decks, ocean views and hi-speed Internet access.

Number of Rooms: 30   |   Rates: $199-$399 Reservations

MacCallum House Inn

3790 N Highway 1 | Albion, CA 95410 | 707-937-1919

Albion River Inn’s spectacular ocean front lodging and dining create the ambiance for a romantic and relaxing vacation on the Mendocino Coast. Our well appointed guest rooms and cottages feature dramatic ocean views with many amenities for your comfort. The acclaimed restaurant and bar are open nightly for dinner.

Number of Rooms: 22   |   Rates: $195 - $325 Reservations

Albion River Inn

Highway 1 & Comptche-Ukiah Road | Mendocino, CA 95460 | 707-937-5615

An Eco-Resort on the Mendocino Coast, Stanford Inn offers stunning ocean views, beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens, a pond, llamas, donkeys, and horses. The rambling lobby, guest rooms and suites are inspired by elegant simplicity. Every detail is attended to, from wood-burning fireplaces to the sumptuous chef-prepared organic breakfasts. Inspired by the Stanford’s Certified Organic gardens, The Ravens’ Restaurant, featured in Oprah Magazine, is outstanding and nationally acclaimed for vegetarian cuisine.

Number of Rooms: 41   |   Rates: $250- $450 Reservations

Stanford Inn by the Sea

44800 Main Street | Mendocino, CA 95460 | 707-937-5150

The Raku House Inn is a collection of four clean, airy rooms with private baths, within a craftsman-style bungalow set in a lovely garden a short stroll from everything in the village and Big River Beach. A freshly baked organic continental breakfast is delivered to your door each morning.

Number of Rooms: 4   |   Rates: $99-$189 Reservations

Raku House Inn

9000 Highway 128 | Philo, CA 95466 | 707-895-2955

Welcome to The Madrones, a Mediterranean compound with nine elegant quest quarters for the discerning traveler. Situated on two acres of private grounds, our style-savvy accommodations feature an eclectic mix of modern and antique furnishings, many with private sitting rooms where you can put up your feet after a day of hiking or wine tasting. Relax in style with amenities like WiFi, flat screen TV, and a mini kitchen. And you don’t need to go far to enjoy the valley’s great food and wines thanks to four tasting rooms and a restaurant right on site.

Number of Rooms: 9   |   Rates: $195 - $330 Reservations

The Madrones

7001 North Highway 1 | Little River, CA 95456 | 707-937-0697

Charming ocean view Mendocino bed and breakfast on two coastal acres just outside the tourist bustle of the Village. Enjoy a peaceful romantic getaway with thoughtful amenities such as cozy fireplaces, spa tubs, and a hearty full breakfast brought to your room each morning. Enjoy a quick stroll down to the beach or relax amid our orchards, spectacular gardens, and meandering creek. Affordable Luxury on the Mendocino Coast.

Number of Rooms: 10   |   Rates: $139 - $289 Reservations

Dennen's Victorian Farmhouse

38921 Highway 1 | Westport, CA 95488 | 707-964-3688

Just south of the Lost Coast on a little-traveled section of the Coast Highwa, the tiny, forgotten village of Westport perches on a bluff between wooded hills and a hidden beach. The restored 1890 Westport Hotel features six upstairs rooms finished in a Victorian yet airy style, all with ocean views and private baths. Rates from $150 to $225 include sauna use and breakfast: early coffee, scones and fruit in your room, plus full breakfast in the parlor. The Old Abalone Pub is open for dinner Thursday through Saturday and for afternoon tea on Saturdays.

Number of Rooms: 6   |   Rates: $150 - $225 Reservations

Westport Hotel

632 North Main Street | Fort Bragg, CA 95437 | 707-964-3737

This 1890s redwood residence has been beautifully renovated to bring back the carefree turn-of-the-century ambiance with your comfort and enjoyment in mind. A colorful decor with quiet charm, old fashioned windows, wainscoting, graceful candlelight chandeliers, redwood moldings and fireplaces are coordinated to please the eye and relax the spirit. Stroll to ocean, restaurants, shops, theater, wine tasting and micro-brewery. Enjoy gourmet breakfasts, hot tub, rose garden and munching from our vegetable garden. Mentioned on NBC Today Show as a great deal!

Number of Rooms: 7   |   Rates: $90- $230 Reservations

Country Inn Bed & Breakfast

31502 North Highway 1 | Fort Bragg, CA 95437 | 707-962-4818

Ocean views, sea stacks, sandy beaches, redwood forests, 20 miles of private trails and architectural treats will be part of your experience at the recently completed Inn at Newport Ranch. Located on a 2,000 acre coastal cattle ranch on the dramatically beautiful North Coast of California, three and one half hours north of San Francisco, the Inn has everything you need for a unique vacation, destination wedding, small conference or retreat.

Number of Rooms: 7   |   Rates: $300 - $800 Reservations

The Inn at Newport Ranch

44781 Main St | Mendocino, CA 95460 | 707-937-5150

Experience a unique, magical oceanfront sanctuary on a bluff overlooking a sandy beach and the Pacific Ocean. Relax in your cottage or on your deck, letting the garden and ocean refresh your senses. Follow hummingbirds down the private trail to the beach or stroll to everything in Mendocino. At nightfall, soak in the hot tub and watch the moonlight dance on the backs of the waves.

Number of Rooms: 7   |   Rates: $159 - $299 Reservations

Alegria Oceanfront Inn & Cottages

44800 Little Lake Road | Mendocino, CA 95460 | 707-937-6022

The Joshua Grindle Inn is a historic property atop a knoll overlooking the village of Mendocino and the Pacific Ocean. The inn features a variety of unique guestrooms and provides comfort and privacy amidst beautiful antique furnishings in the main house, within it’s private cottage rooms or in the popular water tower rooms. Many rooms have fireplaces and jetted tubs.

Number of Rooms: 10   |   Rates: $159 - $229 Reservations

Joshua Grindle Inn

6300 South Highway 1 | Elk, CA 95432 | 707-877-3321

A true destination spa resort, this Mendocino bed and breakfast inn combines natural beauty, refined accommodations, and European-style Day Spa to heal body, mind and soul. It’s all yours – one of the most spectacular views on California’s magnificent north coast, the dramatic Pacific Ocean right at your feet. Choose from sixteen rooms including ocean view luxury suites, cliff side oceanfront cottages, and elegant rooms in an historic mansion.

Number of Rooms: 16   |   Rates: $100- $395 Reservations

Elk Cove Inn & Spa

10453 Howard Street | Mendocino, CA 95460 | 707-937-4431

Relax on a featherbed in a romantic ocean view room, with a crackling fire, and a gourmet breakfast served to your private quarters! Indulge yourself and be pampered with warmth and hospitality at the Headlands Inn, located in the historic Village of Mendocino. This New England saltbox-style Victorian built in 1868 is just a short stroll to Mendocino’s shopping, galleries, museums, superb restaurants, the Pacific Ocean and the Headlands State Park.

Number of Rooms: 7   |   Rates: $99 - $269 Reservations

Headlands Inn Bed & Breakfast

No trip to Mendocino is complete without a stroll through the Mendocino Village. Historic buildings line the streets offering award-winning restaurants, specialty shops and galleries. Just two miles south of the town of Mendocino is the quaint town of Little River, which offers several boutique inns, a golf course, restaurants, and two state parks with ocean access and recreational activities. In the heart of Anderson Valley wine region is the small town of Philo, known for its quiet beauty and award-winning wineries. Founded as a military fort during the Civil War, Fort Bragg is located on Hwy 1 along the Pacific Ocean in coastal Mendocino County. The cities numerous bed and breakfasts are within close proximity to restaurants, shops and beaches. Visitors can take a scenic ride on the Skunk Train through the Redwood forest. Thirteen miles north of Fort Bragg is the town of Westport, where visitors can enjoy an afternoon of horseback riding. Thirty minutes south of Mendocino is the quaint ocean village of Elk. The bed and breakfasts in Elk offer beautiful ocean views and the quietness and romance that have made Mendocino County a great place for couples to enjoy a vacation getaway. Further south find the town of Point Arena, built around a small natural inland harbor named Arena Cove. Located along US Route 101, Ukiah is the largest city in Mendocino County. Ukiah offers a variety of outdoor activities including boating, hiking, biking, fishing or golf.

All members of the California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns are quality-certified. Make reservations at a CABBI member B&B with confidence that you will experience outstanding lodging accommodations and hospitality during your stay at a Mendocino bed and breakfast.