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    Whale Watch Inn by the Sea

    35100 S Highway 1, Gualala, CA 95445-9589
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good23%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “private beach” (16 reviews)
    “bath suite” (10 reviews)
    “common room” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 9 September 2012

    We had to leave an inn further up the coast, and Whale Watch had rooms available. Private, GREAT views from everywhere, and beach access! Also, a beautiful area to sit at the top of the hill and look down at the ocean. The room was...More

    Thank TeenaH
    Reviewed 9 September 2012

    I noticed that another reviewer also stayed in the Cliffside room as we did. They were absolutely correct about the small room and paper thin walls. We also got the experience of a toilet that didn't work. When it wouldn't flush we took the lid...More

    5  Thank Barbara R
    Reviewed 1 September 2012

    Dining We have stayed at the Whale Watch a few times over a five year span. We always return to the same excellent service and surroundings. With direct beach access and the white water views you can't take your eyes off the ocean and beach...More

    Thank Brian A
    Reviewed 18 July 2012

    From the moment we arrived we were treated like valued guests. The delightful staff greeted us with a nice glass of wine in a beautiful common room overlooking the ocean. The grounds were stunning - a fabulous collection of native plantings. We had reserved the...More

    Thank maggiedw
    Reviewed 2 July 2012

    We must have had the smallest room (Cliff Side) in the place, it was just big enough for a queen bed and walking room around it. You get a bed, chair and a small fireplace. This room backs up to the common room, Whale Watch...More

    Thank Shauna J
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    About
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    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$276 - US$319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • California >
    • Mendocino County >
    • Gualala
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    • Whale Watch Inn By The Sea Hotel Gualala
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    Traveller (100)
    Room & Suite (29)
    Pool & Beach (12)
    Dining (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (53)
    Bathroom (4)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Deborah F
    25 March 2017|
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    Response from MRA95445 | Property representative |
    Hi. We do not have a swimming pool. About half of our rooms have an indoor 2-person Jacuzzi-type spa tub.
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    sunrise716
    17 February 2015|
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    Response from Joni G |
    The Whale Watch is for sale and is temporarily closed. It is in escrow and the new owner hopes to have it open again after taking care of some deferred maintenance. The person who was running it left suddenly. I'm very sorry... More
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    "No really bad rooms."
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    "There are no bad rooms."
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    "We stayed in the Cypress room. However, the view from any room is exceptional"
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    "Bath Suite was divine!"
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