Captain's Inn at Moss Landing

8122 Moss Landing Rd. , Moss Landing, CA 95039 USA (Show map)

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About

Come and enjoy a relaxing and romantic getaway here at the Captain's Inn. Located directly on the Old Salinas River Tidal Channel next to marshes where you can see a wide variety of wildlife such as shorebirds, harbor seals, and even sea otters. The waterfront views are outstanding. The Captain's Inn at Moss Landing has three buildings; two are used by our guests. There are a total of 10 guestrooms each with a different theme and decor. The beautiful historical building and the boathouse are landscaped to enhance the serene atmosphere. Guest room amenities make your stay a pleasant experience. Private baths, soaking tubs, and romance showers. Coastal, nautical décor. Queen/King pillow top beds with quilts or comforters and feather pillows. Robes provided. Home cooked breakfast every morning. Walk to ocean beaches, harbor, antique shopping, wetlands, music at local venues, art studios, and dining. Central Monterey Bay close to Santa Cruz and Monterey/Carmel. A unique feature of this fine inn is the boathouse beds. Each room has a bit of nautical whimsy with each bed set having been created from an actual boat. You may sail away to a calm weekend on a racing boat with a sail canopy, enjoy tranquil days upon a wooden fishing vessel complete with wheelhouse, or peacefully drift with a canoe along the river. There is a library and guidebooks to the area. There is an outdoor smoking area. Business traveler services such as fax and voicemail. Massage available on site.

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Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Interesting blueberry french toast and amazing bacon

4.0 on May 31, 2015

They had amazing bacon for breakfast and the bed wasn't bad. The washroom door wouldn't close properly and had no lock lol

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your lovely review! Sorry about the washroom door. Old doors have a way of being tricky. Lol. If you choose to stay with us again, we will certainly have it sorted out.


The perfect getaway !

5 on August 26, 2012

After searching online for B&BS My wife and I came across the Captains Inn at Moss landing..Immediately booked the High Seas room because of its uniqueness(visit online) We appreciated all the nautical nuances (decor) within the room, which helped explain some of the history of this area! The service was top notch, very clean and maintained room, the value well worth the perfect getaway! The best part of the day was the morning breakfast with Melanie (just perfect ). The team of Melanie and Yohn offered ideas for your planning of your day based on your interest. Moss landing offered the diamond in the rough for your dining experiences,just unbelievable food fare second to none ( the biggest surprise of all) Would highly recommend a visit at the Captains Inn and the great surroundings at moss landing , much to do and see and enjoy! sincerely Arlene and John Rogan


The Perfect Place for a Perfect Rest

5 on July 20, 2012

Stayed here for one night! The room was great, the service was outstanding! So much history in this house and town! It’s a place that you have to visit and stay a couple of nights! My room was great; the view from the tub was so good! Would love to visit every year! The area is so calm and peaceful! Moss Landing is a little town with so much charm and character! The walk in town and the beach after sunset was incredible! Thanks for everything!


Best of the Best of Moss Landing B&B

5 on June 11, 2012

6/8/12 - 6/10/12 First time here and it was wonderful. We realized everything was within walking distance, that was great. If you want they even rent bikes. So walk, ride or whatever your pleasure it's all here for you. As for the innkeepers, Melanie & Yohn, there is no words to say how welcoming they were. And so down to earth. Try it and you won't regret it...


The Place To Stay On The Bay

5 on May 08, 2012

We made The Captain's Inn our week's headquarters for exploring the Monterey Bay area. Most coastal attractions are within a half hour drive and Moss Landing itself has great restaurants, shops, and a convenient harbor from which Elkhorn Slough nature excursions and whale watching boats debark. You can also ride horses on the beach or rent a kayak. Nature photographers and birders owe themselves a stay here as the area is rich in wildlife. Best of all Melanie and Yohn run an exceptional B+B away from the hustle and bustle of the Peninsula and they make you feel right at home.


A little hidden Gem

5 on April 18, 2012

We stayed at Captains Inn in April of 2012. Melanie is a great hostess. The room we stayed in in the Boat House was immaculate. The decorations were really fantastic and the garden tub a fantastic touch. I had not taken a bath in twenty years but it was great. Melanie is an amazing cook, our breakfast each morning we talked about the rest of the day. Melanie took the time to tell us about lots of places in the area to go see and we took day trips to Pacific Grove, only twenty minutes away and then up to Capitola Beach, only 15 minutes away. Its nice to get out of the fast lane and feel like you went back in time to a slower paced world. I loved the view from our room and sat and looked out for hours. Three cheers to Melanie for a top notch experience.


Wonderful Place to Stay

5 on February 29, 2012

We have stayed at the Captain's Inn many times and have always thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Melanie always makes us feel welcomed and special. Breakfasts are delicious and we like visiting with the other guests. We really enjoy staying in the Boathouse rooms. We can't wait to return.


Friendly Warm Peaceful Place to Relax and Enjoy Nature!

5 on February 13, 2012

Melanie and Captain make you feel welcome the moment you enter the Inn. Breakfast is warm and wonderful. From many of the rooms you can see wild life in action including a fluffed out Blue Heron, Snowy Egrets as they fly in and out of the slough and playful otters. Melanie has great recommendations for local activities and restaurants. I definitely enjoy staying at the Captain's Inn and recommend it to my colleagues and friends.


Love this nature lovers' inn

5 on November 07, 2011

Tranquility and friendly birds & wildlife galore -- just a happy, beautiful place. Meals are amazing, take Elkhorns bush tour -- Perfect weekend.


a serendipitous and happy find

5 on October 18, 2011

We have stayed in B&Bs all over the country. The Captain's Inn immediately became one of our favorites with its amazing location, lovely, comfortable rooms, warm hospitality and attention to detail...we will return.


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Rooms & Rates

Superior Boathouse Room

This deck features two-person soaking tubs with a shower-off accessory. The luxury tubs are surrounded by Italian tile in soft colors, graced by a hand painted mural, and next to a window with a riverfront, wetland view. From these rooms you can peak at the ocean over the sand dunes. Your room may be a hideaway on a catamaran to peaceful days and dreams, a pacific paradise aboard a genuine fishing vessel and high beam ceiling, or drift off under delightful sail canopy over a racing sailboat canopy over a racing sailboat.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

Nightly Rate: $235 - $399

Deluxe Boathouse Room

This deck features an oversized, decorative tiled shower with two spray heads and a window view to nearby wetlands. There are antique wardrobe closets, wallpaper borders, and coastal decor with shorebirds, dolphins, or fishing floats. Great spot to enjoy sunset. Your room may have a marine biologist's dingy and trailer complete with working tail lights, or you can paddle away to an intimate weekend from a bed dock with a wood lined canoe, or you may retreat to a handmade wood boat in a fishing haven.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

Nightly Rate: $215 - $379

Double Historic Room

Each room is decorated in antiques with a nautical touch. Each has a crystal chandelier that has been with the house for many generations, a wall paper border, vaulted ceilings, and a private bath with shower. Two have fireplaces and two have clawfoot tubs. All but the accessible room have old time water closets that you pull with a long chain. The old-growth redwood trim has been restored to its natural spendor in every room. Three rooms upper level, one room first floor.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

Nightly Rate: $125 - $299

Location

Location Type

Elkhorn Slough, Harbor, Monterey Bay, Scenic Hwy One, Wildlife Reserves, Laguna Seca Raceway, Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Oceanfront, Vista oceano, Waterview, Wine country

Airport

Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) 18 miles

Directions to property:

Take coast State Highway One to Moss Landing, turn off on to Moss Landing Road, Look for the largest palm tree, we are the blue two story building with white trim, 8122 Moss Landing Road

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Laguna Seca Auto Racing, Elkhorn Slough, Golf, Pajaro & Pebble Beach, Harbor, Marine Research Stations, Whale Watching in Marine Sanctuary, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Sports venue, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Coffee/Tea facilities, Copier, Fax Machine, Fridge, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Parking, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wheelchair access , Birdchecklist In Room, Evening Cookies, Massage Available

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi, Wired internet, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Bird watching, Antiques, Sunset Watching, Sea Otters, Seals, Wildlife, Sight-seeing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:30 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outdoor Areas Only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends, Special Events, and Holidays one days on weekdays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First night rate plus tax due at the time of booking. Group rates and special events have separate policies.
  • Cancellations: Our cancelation policy for standard* reservations is as follows: If you cancel your reservation prior to 7 days before your arrival, you will be issued a full refund of any deposits made. If you cancel within the 7 days prior to your arrival, you will be charged 1 (one) night plus taxes. If you cancel the day of your arrival or no show, you will be charged for the entire stay. *This does not apply to special events, group stays, or holidays. These have special cancelation policies that will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

John Battista

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

Resident Pets

Fish, turtles, pot belled pigs

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Meals

Breakfast

Full home made

  • Time Served: 8:30 - 9:30
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , lactose free, gluten free, diabetic


Signature Dish

Sweet and Savory
At the Captain's Inn we alternate between savory days with frittatas or veggie scrambles and sweet days with waffles or french toast bakes with served with either fresh fruit or a yogurt parfait and bacon or sausage. Some of our specialties include sweet potato waffles, spinach and mushroom frittata, blueberry french toast bake, veggie scramble, banana waffles, and many more delightful dishes.


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