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Stanford Inn by the Sea

At a Glance

    Pros

  • lovely grounds
  • almost everything you could want is available

    Cons

  • New Age feel won't appeal to everyone

Stanford Inn by the Sea Review

This woodsy yet luxurious family-run property a few minutes south of town feels like the northern California version of an old-time summer resort. Several lodge buildings house guest rooms that range from cozy to chic, many with ocean views, fireplaces, and paintings by local artists. On the spacious, dog-friendly grounds you'll find organic gardens, llamas, and a sandy river beach where you can rent a kayak or canoe and head 8 miles upstream. Yoga classes and in-room massages and body wraps are complemented by the sophisticated, all-organic vegetarian cuisine at The Ravens' restaurant ($$–$$$). Breakfast is vegetarian, too.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Comptche-Ukiah Rd., east of Hwy. 1, Mendocino, CA 95460 | Map It
  • Phone: 707/937–5615; 800/331–8884
  • Website:
  • Location: Mendocino

    Hotel Details

  • 31 rooms, 10 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 03-14-2013

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