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Sleep To The Sounds Of The Ocean At These 10 Airbnbs In Mendocino, CA - Updated 2020

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The rugged coastal village of Mendocino is in Northern California and is a perfect spot for holidays and hiking. The views across the Mendocino Bay are some of our favorite in Northern California. And if you are looking for top accommodation options that you won’t regret in Mendocino, CA, we have plenty of choices for you - from quaint cottages to cozy apartments. Check out these top 10 Airbnbs in Mendocino, CA. These are either coastal properties or offer beautiful and clear sea-views. You’ll be spoilt for choice!

1. A B&B, steps from the ocean (from USD 50)

This laid back B&B is small enough to feel just like being in your own house. The rooms are well decorated and the price includes the price of breakfast. In peak season there is a 2 night minimum stay. This is one of the top bed and breakfast in Mendocino, California and a fantastic option to kick back and relax for a few days!

Didjeridoo Boarding House, standard room 1
Mendocino, California, United States
615 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
if there is wifi connection on second floor that will be perfect
overall the facility seems to have a fair amount of deferred maintenance (paint deck staining etc
the claim of great breakfasts is quite accurate
the bed was comfortable and the breakfast was outstanding
breakfast is wonderful and offers live music on sundays
clean and comfortable
quaint clean and comfortable room
the room was very clean and quiet
the room also seemed very clean and tidy
our room was clean and we slept very well
charles & mary were very pleasant & welcoming hosts
hosts are warm welcoming and all around lovely people
lovely hosts who joined us for breakfast and shared stories along with other travelers
the innkeepers are welcoming and helpful
we were fortunate to experience a brief didjeridoo performance from the host
amazing location beautiful house great breakfast
pros: great location easy to find
pleasant place in a great location right in the heart of town
the location is excellent and the breakfast was delicious
the bed was extremely comfortable and the location was within walking distance to everything downtown
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2. Amazing Ocean Views in Mendocino (from USD 175)

Aptly named Seaside Studio, this second story studio-apartment is the perfect oceanview lodging in Mendocino. If offers magnificent views from the balcony. We love the high ceilings and cork flooring throughout this property, and the bath with jets! There are so many nice features we’re stopping ourselves from just writing a long list. There is a two night minimum requirement to stay at the property.

Amazing Ocean Views in Mendocino
Mendocino, California, United States
349 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ocean view comfy bed lots of natural light great location
amenities include a nice sized kitchen piano yoga mats and large tv
gorgeous view right on the water lovely place with fully stocked kitchen and large dining room table
beautiful views and comfortable apartment make for a great stay in gorgeous mendocino
we were very comfortable here with two adults and one toddler
a sparkling clean little jewel above a store overlooking the headlands and ocean
deb's place is wonderful it was absolutely spotless and so comfortable
the rental was clean and spacious and even has a working piano
amazing view from spacious clean well-appointed apartment
host is super thoughtful by having kitchen stocked with everything you need
deb's place is amazing her description is spot on and she is a gracious host
deb is very responsive and check in and out was a breeze
perfect location - peaceful but short walking distance to all of mendocino
easy parking and walking distance to everything
what a great spot in a central mendocino location
deb's place is a great location
the center-of-town location makes all the shops and restaurants within easy walking distance
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3. Cozy Caspar Cottage with Ocean View (from USD 75)

With a view of Caspar Bay, just 8 minutes from Mendocino, sits this quaint cottage in which you can rent a room. The large bedroom has a queen sized bed from which you can look down on the passing wildlife before making your way to the fully equipped kitchen for breakfast. There are two sun decks attached to the property and so these are the perfect spot to look out over the ocean view whilst you eat. Sometimes life is so simple.

Mendocino, California, United States
502 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there’s no cell service or wifi so it’s perfect for escaping for the weekend
comfortable bed in large room with a bit of a view if ocean
beautiful comfortable bedroom with great views
nice view from guest room of the ocean
her home is also safe warm & cozy with an ocean view from your bedroom
very clean large room and comfortable
clean and friendly surroundings which i had all to myself
rhoda provides a nice clean comfortable room 10 minutes from charming mendocino
her house is neat and clean
the bedroom and bath were spacious and very clean
she is a delightful host
wonderful host very kind person
she is super nice and awesome host
she was very sweet and friendly
rhoda is a lovely host and made me feel very welcome
great location and value
location is great if you are driving
you can walk to the beach very cute and quiet place
great location between fort bragg and mendocino
great location quiet & scenic place
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4. Mendocino coast ocean view studio (from USD 130)

This property is in a fantastic location, across the road from the State Park and within just a few minutes walking distance to the beach. As such, this private studio has entrancing ocean views perfect for enticing you outside in the summer. If you’re visiting in the winter fear not because the cozy wood stove can just as easily tempt you to stay inside for the day. There is a small kitchenette onsite, but you are close enough to the town to head test the local eateries.

Mendocino coast ocean view studio, walk to beach.
Caspar, California, United States
256 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is incredibly spacious with lots of natural light
the cottage is a sweet and comfortable stay
we loved the cozyness of the wood stove heater
we loved the studio’s balcony on the upper level off the main room
a really nice second story room with a nice view
it is spotlessly clean and homey
it was clean and stocked with everything we needed
the studio is clean and stylish and comfortable
it was clean beautiful and it had everything we needed
clean spacious beautiful full of thoughtful touches that make the stay special
heidi and raleigh:thank you for being such good hosts
she is super responsive if one has a query
heidi is the perfect host who makes you feel instantly at home in caspar
the host is especially attentive and clearly knows how to provide a perfect lodging situation for visitors
easy to find and check in heidi was a great host
really cozy and great location
great place super cute and scenic
the location was perfect and the studio was so cute
nice location right between fort bragg and mendocino
good location to mendocino and fort bragg
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5. Mendocino Mermaid, A Spring Ranch Ocean Retreat (from USD 195)

Ever wanted a post code that is across the street from the Pacific Ocean? Well now is your chance! The top floor of this ocean retreat is available to guests and includes 2 bedrooms, one queen and one double, a full kitchen and bathroom. There is additional sleeping space in the common room if you need extra.

Mendocino Mermaid, A Spring Ranch Ocean Retreat
Mendocino, California, United States
150 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi worked perfectly as did the heater
the space heater in the bedroom was a nice touch
our foursome spent a wonderful weekend in this comfortable and quiet home just south of mendocino
the house had all necessary amenities was very clean and was very comfortable
there are a lot of books to read games to play and tv with netflix and speedy internet
very clean and comfortable home
it is clean and kid friendly
heidi and todd's place is exceptionally clean and comfortable
they were great with communication and the house was clean and lovely
bathroom is new n very clean
heidi and todd are great hosts and quickly responded to any requests we had
she was also extremely accommodating and responsive when an issue unexpectedly arose - a wonderful caring host
heidi is a great host and will communicate anything you need quickly
heidi was very responsive and honest about my questions prior to arrival
there were helpful directions on getting to the house and how to get in
and the location is wonderful
a beautiful house in a gorgeous rural location
wonderful place beautiful spot close to town
a beautiful and deceptively large space in a great location 1 mile from mendocino
this a very nice place in a great location for visiting mendocino
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6. Two story apartment on beautiful Mendocino coastline (from USD 115)

We love this place because if you sit early morning on the decking you can listen to the seals! This property is a private apartment attached to the main house, there is a bedroom space and two seating zones. It is worth noting that there is only a small kitchen onsite which has a coffee maker, small refrigerator and cutting board. However you are only minutes away from the local restaurants and amenities.

Beautiful Mendocino Coastline
Little River, California, United States
74 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable furniture and all appliances were almost brand new
coffee fridge and bathroom amenities were greatly appreciated
kathleen had all the amenities from plush rugs to rustic heaters and a true iron fireplace
what a find kathleen's place is cozy and comfortable with all the amenities you need for a trip away
we had a wonderful stay at kathleen's private quiet and comfortable place
very clean and relaxing
very clean and comfortable
it was very clean and spacious
the house was also clean and cozy
the house was really lovely clean and cozy
very kind and thoughtful host
kathleen was such a gracious host
katherine was a wonderful host and is a wonderful person
kathleen is a lovely host & has tastefully decorated the accommodation
she was very friendly and everything was super easy
the location is excellent
great location for exploring the mendocino area
such a quiet location within an easy driving distance of many restaurants and shops
the location was easily accessible to mendocino
very close to local attractions and trails
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7. Sunny Room with Ocean View in Mendocino

This lovely home is walking distance to Mendocino, and we love the peace and tranquility offered here. The host offers yoga classes in a separate space and fresh organic food to enjoy. By staying here you’ll really enjoy the Californian hospitality! The one bedroom rental has a queen sized bed and a sea view in the distance, what a nice retreat!

Sunny Room with Ocean View in Mendocino

8. The Penthouse (from USD 295)

If you’re looking for house rentals in Mendocino, then why not go in for a gorgeous penthouse? This exquisite high penthouse offers perfect 360 degrees views, which take in both the sea and the forest lands of the Mendocino area. The large spacious room is an open plan design, with high ceilings, and a modern kitchen. The penthouse itself feels like a hunting lodge whilst the handmade ornate furniture, fine art on display and top of the range gadgets give it an entirely different feeling. You will feel like you are living in the lap of luxury if you choose to stay at this Airbnb.

The Mendocino Village Penthouse
Mendocino, California, United States
51 reviews
Entire loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities wonderful nice tv sound system
we enjoyed the hot tub the comfortable bed and furniture the excellent bathroom and the well equipped kitchen
the decor is very hip climate control worked great wifi was good
the kitchen is fully stocked and gorgeous
it's quiet and comfortable
very modern clean chic
clean tidy open airy comfy property
great location super clean amazing
jill was very responsive to any questions we had
quick and responsive hosts made it that much better thank you
great penthouse located right in the village near restaurants and shops
the best location in mendo
great location and lovely space
absolutely gorgeous place + incredible location
beautiful stylish place in the middle of all the action
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9. Historic District Water Tower

For the last one on our list we’ve decided to throw in something a bit more unique, that is the District Water Tower! This converted water tower offers guests ocean views, and an ideal location. The tower is a self catering option with a fully equipped kitchen, a bedroom with queen-sized bed, and even WiFi. Just a short walk away is a market where you can pick up all your fresh fruit and vegetables.

Historic District Water Tower

10. Trillium Cafe & Inn

Located just one street from the sea front, this beautiful cafe and inn has rooms with sea-views available to enjoy. A simple continental breakfast is available in the mornings, and we also strongly recommend making use of the onsite cafe. There are only three bedrooms, which are above the restaurant, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

Trillium Cafe & Inn

Hmmm decisions, decisions...

Now we’ve given you our top ten Airbnb properties that have ocean views which, let’s be honest, is probably the main reason that you’ve come to the Mendocino Bay area. From penthouses to Mendocino beachfront rentals, Airbnb has plenty of options for you. Pick one of the ten we’ve selected and you’ll definitely be happy with your decision.

Frequently asked questions about the top Airbnbs in Mendocino, CA

1. Which are the best Airbnbs for a budget-friendly stay in Mendocino?

Several budget-friendly Airbnbs are available for a stay in Mendocino. For the best and cheapest options, choose from the following Airbnbs: i) cozy Caspar Cottage with an ocean view ii) Mendocino coast ocean view studio iii) A B&B, steps from the ocean.

2. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs to stay in Mendocino?

Very few pet-friendly Airbnbs are available to stay in Mendocino. If you are traveling with your furry friend, your best options would be this charming B&B, steps from the ocean or this Mendocino Village Penthouse.

3. Which are the best Airbnbs for a couple visiting Mendocino?

Not many Airbnbs are suitable for couples visiting Mendocino. If you are traveling with your partner to Mendocino, then consider staying at this charming B&B, steps from the ocean or this cozy Caspar Cottage with an ocean view.

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