Come stay and visit Humboldt's finest and most romantic Cape Cod style Inn, voted in 1996 by American Historic Inns as one of the top 10 most romatic inns in the U.S. and whom Sunset Magazine calls" the place to stay in Trinidad.". The San Fransisco Chroncle voted us one of their "Dream Vacations resorts". The Inn has wood floors, is warm, spacious, finely decorated and has six bright, unique rooms, each with private bath. Listen to sea lions while relaxing on numerous decks that overlook the spectacular ocean view, or lounge in the hot tub over-looking the ocean, afterward tour the formal, herb, and kitchen gardens, greenhouse, and lastly enjoy our beach trail complete with decks overlooking the private beach.
4.4 on March 07, 2017
Been here 23 yrs ago and still the best as it is since then i fall in love in this place and looking forward to spend my 25th wedding anniversary. A highly recommended get away place to all fast paced and traffic environment.
4.0 on January 17, 2010
We received a gift certificate from my husbands parents for the Lost Whale and it turned out to be the best gift we have ever gotten! Beautiful room with a loft and ocean view, fantastic breakfast and delicious homemade cookies! We used the beach trail and I was able to navigate it and use the rope to get back up even though I was 6 months pregnant. The gardens are gorgeous as is the entire surrounding area and the town of Trinidad. The Lost Whale is a perfect place to go for a weekend away and we can't wait to go back!
5 on June 07, 2009
We were in need of a weekend away, and this Inn was just what we needed. From the gorgeous views, beautiful rooms, generous breakfasts to the ever gracious hosts, we would highly recommend a stay here!
4.4 on October 01, 2008
Despite our late night arrival at the Inn we were referred to a restaurant that would accommodate us for dinner. When we got back there was still homemade cookies and other treats waiting for us. Our room was comfortable and big enough for my husband and I and two children. The fried blueberry pancakes for breakfast were exclaimed by my son to be, "the best ever". We hiked to the private beach and were even treated to a piano piece played by Guia. We would definitely stay here again.
4.4 on August 23, 2008
What a wonderful inn! The day we checked out we were able to see all of the rooms in the inn and every single one was great. There are two large, comfortable common rooms. The breakfasts are extraordinary and they put out a wonderful wine, cheese and crackers spread every night. The staff and owners are friendly and accommodating. Groundskeeper, Tom, does a fantastic job of keeping up the gardens and they are beautiful and elaborate. The location is convenient for visiting the Redwood National Forest. We wouldn't hesitate to stay there again and met a couple who were there for the sixth time.
4.0 on August 07, 2008
The beach is fun, the seals like to check you out. There is a steep trail with a rope to help get down to the shore, but I felt safe. The breakfast is exceptional home cooking where nothing is missed. It really is a highlight. Overall a very homey experience, mostly private and quiet, but the doors closing can be loud if not done with care.
5 on May 29, 2008
So warm and welcoming! Friendly staff and an incredible breakfast! The gardens were beautiful as was the trail down to the private beach. Couldn't have asked for more!
4.8 on May 29, 2008
Beautiful ocean views, fun hike to private beach. I loved watching sea lions! Best breakfast I've had in a long time.
5 on April 25, 2007
My husband and I were treated with amazing service and hospitality. We were really impressed with how they paid attention to every detail of our stay including recomending a restraunt and booking activities. The rooms were amazing and the view spectacular.
Countryside, Mountains, Oceanfront, Oceanview, Small town, Village
Eureka, CA (ACV-Arcata Eureka) 15 miles
Take Highway 101 to the Patrick's Point Drive exit, South 1 mile to the Inn.
Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Closest Inn to National parks, Lagoons, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Winery, Zoo
Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn
BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Piano, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wired internet , 4 acres B&B on California coast with private beach, Private beach, Private tidepools, Gardens, Children's play ground and play area, Greenhouse
Alarm clock, Library
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Very relaxing and quiet., Private beach w/ decks, gardens, Jacuzzi, Beautiful forested property, Private, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting
Full Gourmet meal
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Per advanced request, Diet
In season, the Inn serves delectable crab dishes incuding this frittata - but you'll have to ask Margaret, our executive chef for the recipe!