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It is one of the few beautiful coastal lighthouses still in existence, but it has become 'commercialized' with rental housing, gift shop, and what passes as a museum of sorts.
The question is, is this a 'motel' or a 'museum' or a 'gift shop', it...More
If your looking to stay at a light house with great accommodations look no further. Mark and his team have just renovated one of the 4 cottages at point arena. #4 is complete and we stayed in it and it was wonderful. Everything you though...More
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Response from Mark H, Executive Director at Point Arena LighthouseResponded 1 November 2016
Thanks for the great review, Jim and Joy, and so glad you chose to spend your 40th anniversary in our showplace Assistant Keeper's House 4! It was wonderful getting to know you and share in your enthusiasm for the house, the Lighthouse, our grounds and...More
Wonderful, wild place and a very clean, well-equipped room - everything you need and no clutter or knickknacks. You can lie in bed and look out at the light house - need I say more? Plus we chatted with Mark, the executive director of the...More
Response from Mark H, Executive Director at Point Arena LighthouseResponded 4 weeks ago
Thanks so much for the wonderful review and for staying with us, I really enjoyed talking to you and Gita and hope the rest of your visit to the ruggedly beautiful north coast was great. Can't wait to see you again!
After driving for hours up the PCH we made it at last to Point Arena lighthouse. We weren't inclined to spend more time for the lighthouse tour ($7.50), but parked in the adjacent lot, took many photos and enjoyed the view anyhow. Worth the drive....More
A great weekend coastal road trip along the Sonoma Coast. Amazing coastal views. Refreshing ocean breeze. Walking trails along the coastline. Check schedule if you plan on accessing the lighthouse. Spectacular views from the top of the lighthouse.
Each unit has its appeal. The Keeper's Room is the only one available for one night on weekends, but it looks like that weekend is completely booked. You can check availability whenever you like by visiting the website (I... More
Each unit has its appeal. The Keeper's Room is the only one available for one night on weekends, but it looks like that weekend is completely booked. You can check availability whenever you like by visiting the website (I would post the URL but TripAdvisor prohibits doing so here).
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"The site is a Lighthouse or Tourist Stop, with a few single family homes for rent."