Sea Gull Inn

44960 Albion Street , Mendocino, CA 95460-0317 USA (Show map)

About

Located in the heart of the historic Village, the Sea Gull Inn is one of the original bed and breakfasts in Mendocino. We invite you to sit in our beautiful gardens, relax and unwind from the stresses of your life, or spend time with family and friends. In the morning, we’ll serve you a delicious organic breakfast in your room, on the deck, or in the gardens. We have sample itineraries for daily activities and will be happy to share our thoughts on the best local wineries and eateries.

Reviews

Overall
4.5

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  • Guest room4.3
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Onsite Dining4.4

OUTstanding B&B in Mendocino CA

5 on September 14, 2016

Jim and Ayla and their cat Sophie at the Sea Gull Inn are like family. We're always treated like royalty with their hospitality, breakfasts, and local guidance. We like the Lookout 2 room. I HIGHLY recommend a stay at the BEST B&B in Mendocino !


Enjoyed the Barn!

4.2 on September 03, 2016

Comfortable bed, beautiful old garden and unbeatable location... But those muffins! Superb! A friendly, low key place to stay in Mendocino.


Adorable/comfortable stay

5 on August 28, 2016

My boyfriend and I adored our time at The Sea Gull Inn. It was the perfect location in Mendocino- walking distance to everywhere, had the comfiest/coziest bed, and a delicious breakfast that was brought to us in the morning. I definitely recommend a stay here!


60th birthday celebration

3.6 on July 30, 2016

We stayed in a separate room with a loft for our friends. The owners have had the place for about 9 years but I hadnt been there for over 20. Its nice to see that things havent changed much and its comforting to see them as I remember them.


Great

5 on July 25, 2016

Enjoyed our two nights in Mendocino. We had a room with rockers on the porch outside, and spent our evenings and mornings there. Sophie, the cat, came to visit a few times - very friendly.


Lucky Enough to Find the SeaGull Inn

4.8 on July 18, 2016

We were lucky enough to find the Sea Gull Inn with only one room left and with two beds which is exactly what we needed late afternoon! The host was accommodating and attentive to our needs. The room was quite comfortable and breakfast was outstanding!


Perfect Mendocino stay

4.6 on July 16, 2016

The Sea Gull Inn is everything I love about Mendocino. It's an absolutely beautiful and historic place to stay - the room as well as the garden, with a view of the ocean from my window and deck. It's spotlessly clean, the decor is tranquil and inviting, and everyone was so pleasant and accommodating. A wonderful, rejuvenating stay.


First Time in Mendocino

5 on July 15, 2016

Clean, comfortable, well-located B&B in Mendocino. Quick walk to virtually everything of interest. Tasty and healthy breakfast. Friendly kitty. Would definitely stay again and recommend highly to others. Larry Bethesda, Maryland


I have reviewed this last week

3.2 on July 15, 2016

Small room, but lovely breakfast, particularly for me as a coeliac. Needs a kettle.


Perfect postcard location

3.2 on July 09, 2016

The garden was lovely and the host friendly and accommodating. I was particularly pleased that he provided a filling and interesting gluten free breakfast. The room was adequate, although it was slightly off putting to be told it was the smallest room. A kettle in the room would be a welcome addition. Kathy Tavistock, UK


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Rooms & Rates

BARN

The Barn is a cottage in the garden with a private deck. The downstairs has a living room with two love-seats and a separate bedroom with a Queen bed. Upstairs is a low-overhead sleeping loft with a Full/Double bed. There is a private bath with a standing shower. The Barn has a refrigerator, a flat screen TV w/DVD and is very private, making it ideal for families.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $144 - $199

DRIFTWOOD

The Driftwood room is upstairs in the main house and features a King bed, a cozy gas fireplace, reading chairs, and a large bathroom with a tub & shower. Decorated with end tables made of 600 yr old redwood root and custom driftwood artwork. There is a peek-a-boo view of the ocean. No TV

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $144 - $199

LOOKOUT#2

LookOut #2 has a King Bed and is located on the ground floor of the Main House. Enjoy sitting in the porch chair gazing south across the gardens toward the Mendocino Bay. All our rooms have a private bath with a standing shower. This room can also open to the LookOut #1 Room to become a suite. No TV

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $119 - $169

SEA URCHIN

This cozy dormer style room is upstairs in the main house and has one Queen bed and a view of our gardens in the back. All our rooms have a private bath with a standing shower. No TV

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $104 - $149

GERANIUM

This is the largest room in the main house. It is downstairs and in the back of the house. Geranium has two beds - one Queen bed and one Full bed. There is a private bath with a standing shower. It has limited handicapped accessibility and an outside sitting area. No TV

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $129 - $179

ABALONE

This cozy room is upstairs in the main house with one full/double-size bed. There is a private bath with a standing shower. No TV

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $104 - $144

LOOKOUT#1

The Lookout 1 Room is bright and cheery room downstairs in the main house. There is one Queen bed and a private bath with a standing shower. Enjoy sitting in the rockers on the front porch, gazing south to the Mendocino Bay. The room can open to Lookout 2 Room to become a suite. No TV

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $119 - $169

SHED

A long time Mendocino favorite, the Shed is a stand-alone garden level cottage featuring a Queen bed, high ceiling, stained glass door, flat screen TV, and private bathroom w/standing shower. WiFi is available in all rooms. Yes - TV w/ DVD

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $119 - $159

SAND DOLLAR

This cozy room is upstairs in the main house and has two Full/Double sized beds. Gaze out the southern windows toward the Mendocino Bay, and enjoy great morning light in this dormer style room. All our rooms have a private bath with a standing shower. No children under 12 in this room. No TV .

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Double

Nightly Rate: $119 - $169

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  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Double

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Location

Location Type

Oceanview, Small town, Village, Wine country

Airport

San Francisco, CA (SFO) 165 miles

Directions to property:

To find us from the South on Hwy. One: After crossing Big River Bridge take the first Mendocino exit (State sign will read "Main Street"-Business District). Drive 2 blocks, on your left you will see a Chevron service station, turn right onto Howard Street and left onto Albion Street, you will be in front of the Inn. To find us from the North on Hwy. One: Take a right turn into the third Mendocino exit (the first exit is Lansing Street, the second a stop light, the third exit is Main Street). Drive 2 blocks, on your left you will see a Chevron service station on the right onto Howard Street and left onto Albion Street, you will be in front of the Inn. Lat: N39-18'21" Long: W123-46'52"

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Alarm clock, Board games, Fax Machine, Telephone

Room amenities

Amenities Basket, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Surfing, Abalone Diving, On/Offroad Motorcycle riding, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 - 7:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children under 12 in The Barn or Geranium only.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on weekends 3 nights on most major holiday weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First night at the time of the reservation.
  • Cancellations: 7 day cancellation notice for refund less $20 cancellation fee

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Jim & Ayla Douglas

Languages spoken

English, German, Spanish

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

Ayla and Jim enjoy gardening, reading, art, knitting, quilting, yoga, walking, woodworking, motorcycle touring/racing, abalone diving, and playing with their four grand children.

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Meals

Breakfast

tasty organic Continental Plus

  • Time Served: 8:30, 9:00 or 9:30 AM
  • Serving Location: Gardens, Guest room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Organic Cranberry-Oatmeal Scones
Fresh from the oven, these light as a feather scones will melt in your mouth.