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Town to stay along coast between Eureka and San Francisco?

Old Jul 18th, 2011, 08:13 AM
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Town to stay along coast between Eureka and San Francisco?

We are wanting a nice scenic place to stop for the night somewhere between Ureka and San Francisco on the coast.. Any recommendations?
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Old Jul 18th, 2011, 08:31 AM
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Mendocino, Ft Bragg, Little River -- all in the same general area. What is your budget?

Also, weeknight or weekend? Most places in Mendocino require a two night minimum on weekends.
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Old Jul 18th, 2011, 08:40 AM
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Mendocino would be my choice too.
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Old Jul 18th, 2011, 07:25 PM
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First choice is easy, Mendocino...
if you want to get closer to San Francisco consider Bodega Bay, Inn at the Tides is nice.
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Old Jul 18th, 2011, 07:42 PM
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Definitely Mendocino. Here's a place to stay:
http://www.oceanfrontmagic.com/rooms.lasso
Depending on your budget, Raku Inn is cheaper than Alegria, but owned by the same people.
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Old Jul 18th, 2011, 08:34 PM
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A little south of Mendocino is the Little River Inn. It would be my choice if you can't find availability in Mendocino -- or none in your price range

http://www.littleriverinn.com/
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Old Jul 18th, 2011, 09:00 PM
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Bodega Bay Lodge

http://www.bodegabaylodge.com/
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Old Jul 19th, 2011, 03:25 PM
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Thanks but we are only going to be in the area for 1 night and two of the places recommended require 2 nights.We won't be able to arrive until around 3 and leaving early in the morning.
Still looking.
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How about Gualala? No two night minimums here. Check out the Redwood Coast Chamber of Commerce website, it should have all the info.

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You can probably stay for one night at the Mendocino Hotel, which is quite nice.
http://www.mendocinohotel.com/MH-Rooms-Our-Rooms.html
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Another possibility is to go inland a little bit to Boonville in the Anderson Valley.
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Old Jul 21st, 2011, 08:54 AM
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I'd definitely only go as far as Mendocino/Ft Bragg/Little River.

Bodega Bay is fine - but sticking to the coast it is about 6 hours from Eureka. There is so much to see/do enroute you'd be on the road a minimum of 10 hours.

And the direct route to Boonville would have you missing the coast entirely.
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I was not suggesting going via the inland route to Booneville, but taking a little detour. There are good wines coming out of that valley.
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the Mccallum House in Medocino is really nice but don't know if they do a one noght there.
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