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Sea Gull Inn

44960 Albion Street , Mendocino, CA 95460-0317 USA (Show map)
4.5
105 Reviews
$135 - $208
per night

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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 Dining4.5

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We shall come again

5 on February 26, 2015

cosy and comfortable, very friendly and helpful hosts in a green enviroment! Rudolf Mutschler


Great Experience

4.4 on February 20, 2015

We stayed in the "Shed" for our anniversary & Valentines Day weekend. Room was quaint. Breakfast was delivered to our room and the food was fantastic. The owners are very nice and friendly. Beautiful gardens to sit and relax or have our breakfast.


A weekend in Mendocino

3.4 on February 05, 2015

Everything was lovely, except the mattress was too soft.


I will definitely return here if I am in the region

4.2 on January 30, 2015

I had reserved only for 1 night but the next day I decided immediately to extend my stay at the Sea Gull Inn and it became my home while visiting this county. My first room was the Look-out-one room which has a nice sitting porch which is the ideal place to take your breakfast. My second room was the Sand-Dollar Room and has a very nice view with a spot on the ocean. The best thing of the Sea Gull Inn, beside the very nice hosts and very comfortable beds, is that you fall asleep with the sound of the ocean and a frog concerto (January) and that you wake up again with the sound of the ocean but this time combined with the singing of the birds and if you are lucky, the sun shining brightly into your room (both my rooms) It was definitely one of the most charming places I have ever stayed and as a Dutch/Swiss I am a big traveler and looking for quality PS: although I had to give a review on the dining, there is no dinner served, but very good restaurants around. The hosts will definitely give you suggestions as per your wants


Absolutely the Best Romantic Getaway Bed & Breakfast

5 on January 29, 2015

We have ventured to other B&B's "just to try it out" that were more expensive and huge disappointments compared to the Sea Gull Inn. We will never stray again! The rooms are super clean and the beds are INSANELY comfortable. My fiance (official from our Mendocino trip last weekend!) has a sensitive back and the bed can make or break the trip. To be honest, part of the excitement of a mendocino getaway for us IS the bed at the Sea Gull Inn. A wonderful night's sleep. The owners are incredibly nice and always seem to remember us which makes me feel very special. They are welcoming and the breakfasts they make are absolutely wonderful. Warm large muffins and fresh fruit and orange juice and yogurt and coffee! Mmmmm! You can walk everywhere - it's right IN town and if you stay anywhere else you've made a mistake. (Just don't be in my favorite room when I try to go! LOL) I know this is a rave review but I honestly cannot think of ANYTHING they could improve upon. :)


Overnight stay

3.4 on January 17, 2015

I felt lucky to find a room on Nwe Years day with short notice. Checkin wa simple as the reservation was made via Internet. Room was clean and cozy. Bathroom is small, but it was ok for us. The lodge is located close to the center of town of Mendocino. We walked to beaches, restaurants, and shops even late in night. Breakfast was great.


my stay at sea gull bed and breakfast

5 on January 16, 2015

Our second time there and it will not be our last.


Getaway

4.4 on January 13, 2015

This is a quaint B&B that reflects the lifestyle in Mendocino, cozy and charming. Location was perfect, right downtown so it was easy to enjoy good food and shopping without getting in our car.


Just what we needed!

5 on November 28, 2014

Our four day stay in the Sand Dollar room at the Sea Gull Inn was just what we needed. Mom and I had planned a goodbye trip with a friend of ours who as it turned out was too ill to travel. Jim and Ayla were very accomodating and understanding with our last minute change of reservations. Once there, the warm and cozy room, the comfortable beds, and the delicious breakfast brought to us every morning, were just what we needed. We usully didn't get up and dressed and out of our room until around 2:00 every day. When we finally did venture out, the whimsical garden reserved hidden delights in every corner. The town of Mendocino is charming, and we came home rested, renewed, and refreshed.


Sea Gull Inn

4.0 on November 28, 2014

We statyed in the Barn and it was perfect. We were on a three day kayaking trip and it was wonderful to return to a nice, warm and very comfortable cottage after every outing. Breakfast was absolutely delicious. The Sea Gull Inn will definitely be a go-to BB for our next trip. Thank you so much!


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Rooms & Rates

BARN

The Barn is a cottage in the garden with a private deck. There is a low-overhead sleeping loft upstairs with a full bed. The downstairs has a living room and a separate bedroom with a queen bed. There is a private bath with a standing shower. The Barn has a flat screen TV and is very private, making it ideal for families.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $200

Nightly Rate: $145 - $200

DRIFTWOOD

This room is upstairs in the main house and features a King bed, fireplace, reading chairs, and a large bathroom with a tub & shower. There is a peek-a-boo view of the ocean.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $208

Nightly Rate: $145 - $208

LOOKOUT#2

A King Bed on the ground floor of the Main House. With a private bath with a standing shower, the room can also open to Lookout 1 Room to become a suite. There is a sitting porch.

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

Nightly Rate: $120 - $170

Nightly Rate: $120 - $170

SEA URCHIN

This room is upstairs in the main house and has one queen bed. It has a private bath with a standing shower and a view of the garden.

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

Nightly Rate: $105 - $150

Nightly Rate: $105 - $150

GERANIUM

This is the largest room in the main house. It is downstairs and in the back of the house. Geranium has a queen bed and a full bed. There is a private bath with a standing shower. It has limited handicapped accessibility and an outside sitting area.

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

Nightly Rate: $130 - $180

Nightly Rate: $130 - $180

ABALONE

This room is upstairs in the main house with one full bed. There is a private bath with a standing shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $105 - $145

Nightly Rate: $105 - $145

LOOKOUT#1

The Lookout 1 Room is downstairs in the main house. There is one queen bed and a private bath with a standing shower. There is an ocean view and a sitting porch. The room can open to Lookout 2 Room to become a suite.

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

Nightly Rate: $120 - $170

Nightly Rate: $120 - $170

SHED

Totally renovated as of July 1, 2011, the Shed is a stand-alone cottage featuring a Queen bed, high ceiling, flat screen TV, and private bathroom w/standing shower. WiFi available in all rooms.

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

Nightly Rate: $120 - $160

Nightly Rate: $120 - $160

SAND DOLLAR

This room is upstairs in the main house. There are two full beds, a private bath with a standing shower and an ocean view.

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

Nightly Rate: $120 - $170

Nightly Rate: $120 - $170

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  • Maximum Capacity: 1

Location

Location Type

Vista oceano, 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.


Details

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

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