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Gosby House Inn, A Four Sisters Inn

643 Lighthouse Avenue , Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2643 USA (Show map)

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Delightfully situated in the center of Pacific Grove, the Gosby House Inn has been welcoming guests for over 100 years. This cheerful yellow and white Victorian mansion, with its carefully tended gardens and central patio, sets the standard for gracious innkeeping. The Gosby House Inn has 22 individually decorated guest rooms, each more charming than the one before. Many have sitting areas with fireplaces, a private patio entrance or window seat. The Carriage House has two deluxe rooms with a spa tub for two, fireplace and balcony. Many of the recipes in the Four Sisters Inns Cookbook were tested and perfected in the kitchen at the Gosby House Inn. The aroma of baking bread spreads throughout the inn each morning in anticipation of the lavish breakfast to come. Afternoon tea, accompanied by wine and sherry, welcomes you back from a day of exploring. Restaurants, shops and a scenic shoreline-walking route are just a few steps from the Gosby House Inn, the choice for romance on the Monterey Peninsula.



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  • Guest room4.1
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining4.2

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2 night stay

4.2 on May 20, 2015

As frequent customers we are always pleased with the service and rooms. Good value and location.

julia pratt

4.2 on May 16, 2015

Spent our 5th anniversary here and loved everything about It!

Delightful place

4.4 on April 30, 2015

We had a delightful visit at Gosby House last week. Our room was beautiful filled with antiques. I love that feeling of going back in time. Breakfast was fantastic each morning. My compliments to the cooks and the gracious staff. This was out second visit and just as much fun.

Can't Wait to Visit Again

4.6 on April 28, 2015

The stately architecture, cozy & comfortable rooms, friendly staff & clientele, fun daily wine social, delicious breakfast, late night sherry & desserts, warm fireplace in the room, rose and chocolates on the pillow... this was a very romantic and enjoyable experience! We cannot wait to return, and bring friends!

Amazing service!

4.2 on April 24, 2015

Everything was really great! Very nice people, grat service, nice food in the morning and afternoon, room was a bit small but we knew that in advance + very clean and cosy.

Wonderful Stay

4.8 on April 21, 2015

My wife and I stayed in room 14, Flora's Room. The room was very nice and comfortable. The location of the room was very convenient, being located on the first floor just around the corner from the reception desk. My only disappointment was the size of the tub/shower combination; the tub was too small for either my wife nor I to fit in unless showering. Our favorite part of our stay was the afternoon Wine & Hors D'oeuvres. We expecially enjoyed this time sitting in the comfort of the front common room in front of the fire place. Over all, we loved our stay and plan on returning when possible.

Lovely B&B; delightful weekend stay

4.0 on April 20, 2015

Great location, with numerous wonderful restaurants near by. A short walk to the coastal trail. Staff was friendly, helpful, and made our stay special. Breakfast was well done and bountiful. The wine and cheese in the afternoon was a great bonus


4.6 on April 18, 2015

Never disappoints, always an enjoyable, relaxing stay. Staff make it like you are in your own home. A yearly must.

Comfort Plus!

5 on April 17, 2015

A Spring Break trip to Monterey Bay with our daughter couldn't have been made more perfect thanks to the staff and the accommodations at The Gosby House. We arrived late afternoon just in time for the wonderful hors d'oeuvres. We felt at home as soon as we walked in. The rooms were absolutely charming with the antique furniture and décor. The breakfast choices were outstanding, and even our finicky teenager found lots to love for meals! We have memories to last forever and hope to visit and stay at The Gosby again.

A cozy anniversary

3.8 on April 16, 2015

We arrived to a cozy room that was cleaned and prepped with a couple of balloons, a greeting card, and a personalized "happy anniversary" card. The room we picked was on the smaller size, but we spent most of our time outside of the inn. Lots of shops and restaurants are located on the same street. It is also a short walk over to Lover's Point. The front desk was polite and informative on the different times for events. We missed the wine tasting but we did have breakfast. It was a simple breakfast with options like cereal, muffins, oatmeal, toast, bagels, and warm quiche. Overall, it made our anniversary a little more special.

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Rooms & Rates


Standard Description

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen


Location Type

Downtown, Small town


Monterey, CA (MRY-Monterey Peninsula) 10 miles

Area Attractions

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

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Fax Machine

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Sailing, Shopping, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 12:00 noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Certain rooms are suitable for children
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Diners club, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit Card required to reserve room. Credit Card will not be charged until check-out
  • Cancellations: Reservation must be cancelled a week prior to check-in. If cancelled within a week of check-in, credit card will be charged for one night.



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  • Time Served: 8:00-10:00 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, Guest room

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643 Lighthouse Avenue , Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2643 USA (Show map)

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