Gosby House Inn, A Four Sisters Inn

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

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About

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.

Reviews

Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.3

Recent Trip

5 on August 10, 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Gosby House in July. The room was beautiful, the service excellent, and the ambience exceptional. The staff is always kind and helpful. We have made it a family tradition to stay at the Gosby House when we are in the Monterrey Bay area.


Loved Gosby House Inn

5 on August 06, 2017

We loved our time at Gosby House Inn. We were in the Dr. Hart room which is at the front of the house. It was very spacious. If you looked closely and on a clear day you could even see the ocean over the rooftops of other buildings. Everyone was very nice and friendly. The breakfasts were very good. There was a problem with seating but we were told they are aware of the problem and working on a solution. They also have nice wine and hors d'oeuvres in the afternoon. We did get spoiled on the fresh baked cookies in the afternoon. Yummy! The area around the Inn is wonderful. Lots of restaurants and cute little shops. Also located about a 5 minute walk down to the beach. Will stay here again. Thank you Gosby House Inn!


Intresting

2.6 on August 01, 2017

I felt mixed emotions it was a bit of commercial rather personal , the website did not show accuracy, for the specific room i thought we get room service for the breakfast part??? did not happen though i dont eat dairy, but there was fruit which was great.


Cold Hot shower

3.8 on July 31, 2017

We stayed recently and also 3 weeks prior to that. On both stays our shower would go from cold to hot to cold. We have been coming there for over 30 years. We having been staying in that room, almost exclusively. Very disapointed in the shower experience.


Love b n b

5 on July 28, 2017

Been a few years that we have stayed at a bed n breakfast it was our anniversary 15 years thank you very much I was not let down room was great people and staff friendly and helpful. Only problem I had was that I didn't get a pound of bacon for breakfast but there was a great array of things to eat .we will go back. We had room #20 lovers point it was nice !


Excellent Inn

4.8 on July 25, 2017

Gosby House provided everything we needed to a very high standard. The room was clean and comfortable, breakfast and 'tea' (with wine!) were delicious. We highly recommend this inn.


Great get away!

4.8 on July 16, 2017

Spent two nights. Very comfortable and clean. The breakfast was delicious. A short drive to all the attractions. We would stay there again.


Nice place food only ok

4.6 on July 11, 2017

Nice rooms and location. Food could be better especially afternoon appetizers.


Cozy quiet stay

4.8 on July 04, 2017

The Inn is a quaint Victorian house, and it was rather enjoyable. We stayed in the Steinbeck Room, and it was decorated in a Victorian style with many flowers. This room had a sink in it but the private toilet and shower were off the hall. This wasn't too big of an issue, but people do need to be aware of it. This is the only room with the toilet and shower outside of the room, so it was private for us. I did know about it when making the reservation, so it didn't come as a surprise. Our room was ready when we arrived. We asked if we could store some items in the refrigerator, and the host agreed. When we came back from dinner, our bed was turned down with a couple of chocolates on the pillows. We went to Gosby House on a Monday night, and Pacific Grove is very quiet on a Monday. After dinner, my husband and I took a little walk around town. There is a lovely park with a beautiful ocean view down the road. Although it was really quiet on Monday evenings, in the morning, I was surprised by the amount of car and truck noise we heard. The biggest issue is that the room was really warm even with the windows open. The evening was chilly outside, but my husband and I like our sleeping area to have cool fresh air. If you like it warm in the room, you will love it! We never mentioned it to anyone, so it is totally our issue, not the Inn's. There is a wine tasting in the evening and a delicious breakfast in the morning. Both were lovely! It was a sweet, enjoyable evening at the Gosby House Inn. It doesn't have the craziness of Monterey Bay, so if my husband and I go back to the area, I would stay at the Gosby House Inn again. I would highly recommend it, especially if a couple is celebrating a fun occasion such as a birthday or an anniversary. It is a very romantic spot to do this! Have fun at the Inn; we did!


Great Gosby...House

5 on June 14, 2017

Lovely room, great service, very friendly staff, a tremendious value, so pretty.


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Rooms & Rates

#02 (Steinbeck)

Guestroom Two features a king bed, television, a private bathroom with a shower only located across the hall from the guestroom, two luxuriously soft robes and alarm clock radio. Rates also include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#04 (Harper Margaret)

Guestroom Four features a king bed, flat panel television, private bathroom with a shower only, two luxuriously soft robes, and an alarm clock radio. Rates also include full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#14 (Flora's Room)

Guestroom 14 features a queen bed, private bathroom with a shower and deep, high-sided jetted spa tub combination, two luxuriously soft robes, alarm clock radio, television and is located in the main house. Rates include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#18 (Julia Pratt)

Guestroom 18 features a queen bed, fireplace, private bathroom with a jetted spa tub and shower combination, two luxuriously soft robes and alarm clock radio and television. Rates include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#13 (Trimmer Hill)

Guestroom 13 features a King bed, gas fireplace, private deck, private bathroom with a shower only, two luxuriously soft robes, alarm clock radio, television and is located on the first floor. Rates also include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#21 (La Porte)

Guestroom 21 features a queen bed, fireplace, private deck and entrance, private bathroom with a shower and bathtub combination, two luxuriously soft robes, alarm clock radio and television. Rates also include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#09 (Holman)

Guestroom Nine features a king bed, fireplace, private deck, bathroom with a shower and tub combination, two luxuriously soft robes, television and an alarm clock radio. Rates also include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#01 (Dr Hart)

Guestroom One features a king bed, quaint sitting area, wall-mounted, flat-panel television, private bathroom with a shower, two luxuriously soft robes, writing desk and alarm clock radio. Rates also include full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#07 (Judge Langford)

Guestroom Seven features a queen bed, flat panel television, a private bathroom with a shower and tub combination, two luxuriously soft robes and an alarm clock radio. Rates also include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#05 (Robert Louis Stevenson)

Guestroom Five features a king bed, flat panel television, private bathroom with a shower, two luxuriously soft robes and an alarm clock radio. Rates also include full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#11 (Gosby)

Guestroom 11 features a queen bed, fireplace, private bathroom with a shower and tub combination, two luxuriously soft robes, television, and an alarm clock radio. Rates include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#23 (Jack's Peak)

Guestroom 23 is in the Carriage House Building and features a king bed, fireplace, private deck and second floor entrance, bathroom with a jetted spa tub and separate shower, two luxuriously soft robes, refrigerator, alarm clock radio and television. Rates include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#19 (Farley)

Guestroom 19 features a queen bed, fireplace, private bathroom with a jetted spa tub and shower combination, two luxuriously soft robes, private entrance, alarm clock radio and television. Rates also include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#17 (El Marie Dyke)

Guestroom 17 features a queen bed, window seat, private bathroom with a shower only, two luxuriously soft robes, alarm clock radio and a television. Rates include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#03 (Harrison McKinley)

Guestroom three features a king bed, fireplace, flat panel television, newly remodeled private bathroom with a bathtub and shower combination, two luxuriously soft robes and alarm clock radio. Rates include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#08 (Gassy Alec)

Guestroom Eight is a smaller room and features a full bed, a private bathroom with a shower only, two luxuriously soft robes and an alarm clock radio. Please know this room does not have a television or a full closet. Rates also include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#22 (Point Lobos)

Guestroom 22 is in the Carriage House Building and features a king bed, fireplace, private deck and entrance, bathroom with a jetted spa tub and separate shower, two luxuriously soft robes, refrigerator, alarm clock radio and television. Rates include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres. Rates include full breakfast, afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres

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

#15 (Reverend Jewel)

Guestroom 15 has a queen bed, private bathroom with a shower only, two luxuriously soft robes, alarm clock radio and a television. Rates include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#20 (Lover's Point)

Guestroom 20 features a king bed, fireplace, private deck and entrance, a newly remodeled private bathroom with a jetted spa tub and shower combination, two luxuriously soft robes, alarm clock radio and television. Rates also include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#16 (Jim Jim)

Guestroom 16 features a queen bed, private bathroom with a shower only, two luxuriously soft robes, alarm clock radio and a television. Rates include full breakfast, afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres

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

#06 (TA Work)

Guestroom Six features a queen bed, television, a private bathroom with a shower and tub combination, two luxuriously soft robes and an alarm clock radio. Rates also include a full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

#10 (Victoria Albert)

Guestroom 10 features a queen bed, television, private bathroom with shower only, two luxuriously soft robes and alarm clock radio. Rates also include full breakfast and afternoon wine and hors d'oeuvres.

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

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Location

Location Type

Downtown, Small town

Airport

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

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Inn Details

Establishment type

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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Policies

  • 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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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Gosby House Inn

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

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

Special meal options

Vegetarian


Recipes

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