Lying along the Mendocino Coast in Northen California is the sleepy little town of Fort Bragg. The coastal town is a great place to visit for outdoor enthusiasts. You can enjoy almost any water sport here, such as diving, snorkeling, kayaking, boating, fishing, and swimming. Fort Bragg is best known for Glass Beach. Walking along the shoreline, you will find thousands of multi-colored glass pebbles just waiting to be collected. This area is a great place for watching migrating whales or harbor seals. Take a scenic train ride through age-old redwood forests on the Skunk Train. Spend an afternoon exploring the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens or hiking the Coastal Trail. To make your trip easy to plan, we have put together this list of where to stay in Fort Bragg, California. Our list includes 10 of the best places ideal for travelers of all kinds.
Surf and Sand Lodge sits on a private beach. All rooms include air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and a coffee maker. Some rooms offer a small balcony with ocean views. A complimentary Continental breakfast is served daily. Enjoy relaxing on the sun terrace as you watch the waves roll in. Glass Beach is just footsteps away. Other popular attractions, within 5 miles (8km), are the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens and the Sea Glass Museum.
North Cliff Hotel overlooks Noyo Bay. All rooms feature a small balcony with an ocean view, a large flat-screen TV, a microwave, a mini-fridge, a seating area, and a gas fireplace. A hot buffet breakfast is served daily and is included in the price. On-site amenities include a picnic area with an ocean view, business services, a gift shop, and books and DVDs for the kids. You are within walking distance of Noyo Beach and the harbor, the Coastal hiking trail, and Pomo Bluffs Park. You will also find a restaurant and a couple of grocery stores nearby.
Noyo Harbor Inn provides guests with ocean views from almost every room. Rooms include free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and a small balcony. The ground floor rooms have a private patio. On the premises, you will find a bar and restaurant, a spa facility, meeting rooms, and a lovely garden to relax in. A number of other restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel.
The Emerald Dolphin Inn & Mini Golf is an ideal hotel for families visiting Fort Bragg. Every room includes a flat-screen TV and DVD player, Wi-Fi access, a refrigerator, a work desk, and ironing facilities. Kids will love the on-site amenities such as the 18-hole mini-golf course, arcade, indoor playroom, and kid-friendly books and DVDs. For the adults, the hotel features a spa and salon, business services, a sun deck, an outdoor picnic area, and evening entertainment. You can rent bicycles or cars, or set up local activities like snorkeling, diving, and fishing. There are a snack bar and gift shop on the property and you get a complimentary breakfast every day.
Holiday Inn Express is located near the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Every room has a view of either Hare Creek or the canyon. Rooms come equipped with flat-screen TVs, a work desk, a microwave, a mini-fridge, and a coffee maker. Amenities on the hotel grounds include an indoor heated pool, a hot tub, spa services, business facilities, a fitness center, and a hot buffet-style breakfast. Glass Beach, the Sea Glass Museum, and the Point Cabrillo Light Station are within 5 miles (8km) of the hotel.
This quaint studio apartment is located on Main Street, close to everything. The room includes a small kitchenette, a living room with a pull out sofa bed, and one bedroom with a queen bed. Your bathroom is private but it is located across the hall from the main living space. You are within walking distance of restaurants, boutique shops, art galleries, the Skunk Train, the Guest House Museum, the North Coast Brewery, and Glass Beach.
The Cordelia - In the heart of downtownFort Bragg, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe girls loved the futon and the bed in the main bedroom was very comfortablethe room was very bright and a little loudvery clean and privateclean and comfortablecool old renovated building clean great communication comfortable spacethe unit was very clean with everything we neededthe bathroom was clean and well-stocked
Host:thoughtful touches and recommendations from the hostsjamie was responsive via text when we had a couple questionshowever the host provided ear plugs which was a nice remedyjamie was a great host and place was spotlesswe were also given a few recommendations about things to do nearby which was very helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location everything easy to walk towonderful location and great kitchenwe loved the central location of jamie’s placecute docor easy check in and the location is amazingit was located right in the heart of downtown which was perfectly within walking distance to great food
This small cabin sits on the host’s property just north of Fort Bragg. It includes a living/dining area with a vaulted ceiling, a kitchenette, and one bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. You have a private, covered, furnished deck for dining outdoors when the weather permits. A short drive will take you downtown, the Glass or Pudding Creek beaches, and Noyo Headlands Park. The hosts will be happy to loan you beach chairs, umbrellas, and a cooler to make your day at the beach more pleasant.
Best value on the Mendocino coast!Superhost
Top guest reviewsnice small kitchen with plates cups silverware coffee maker toaster and a hot water makerthe place was just as described cozy and was perfect for our stayit was nice having the two rooms for when i got up earlythe cabin was quiet and comfortableif you want a private cozy and relaxing place to stay in fort bragg this place is perfect for youclean and comfortablevery clean and cozytheir cabin was spotlessly clean and attractiveit was very clean and it felt very privatethe place is very clean
Host:such kind & wonderful peoplefiona was a great hostgreat hosts 10/10 recommenddirections they personally sent were especially helpfulgreat hosts who make everything comfortable and are super prompt in responding to messagesRead more reviewsgreat place location and spacefiona’s place was cute and stylishbeautiful place quiet but near downtownthis is a cute little place to staythe house is perfectly located close to town but in a super quiet neighborhood
This quiet little cottage would make an ideal romantic getaway. The unit includes a living/dining room with a kitchenette, a queen-sized bed in the bedroom and a full bathroom. During your stay, you are free to use the lovely gardens. You will be conveniently located within walking distance of the many restaurants, shops, art galleries, and the theater. Also nearby are shops where you can rent equipment for the many outdoor activities, such as biking, kayaking, fishing, and snorkeling.
Coastal Garden SuiteFort Bragg, California, United States
Top guest reviewsit had a nice bed and good coffeeloved the space both the rooms and the gardenthe bed was really comfortable and the wood-burning stove made the place warm and cozythe space was just right and the bed gave us a great night of restclean and comfortable lovely gardensthe space is very clean and comfythe living space was spacious clean and comfortablethe space was big and cleanas described spacious and clean
Host:rex and megan were wonderful hostsmegan and rex were wonderful hostsmegan and rex were great hostmegan and rex were lovely hostslovely hosts with a delightful gardenRead more reviewscharming and well located placegreat location close to town and not too far from glass beachvery ideal location and perfect restful placethe location at fort bragg so close to mendocino and the coast is ideal for exploring and relaxingthe location is fantastic; it's quiet but a mere stone's throw away from the main attractions at ft
This large vacation home is located south of town on the Pomo Bluffs. You will love the stunning 360-degree views that this beautiful home has to offer. The house features a spacious open floor plan for the living/dining/kitchen area. The rental can comfortably sleep up to six guests in the three bedrooms. Outside, you can relax on the wrap-around, furnished deck, or enjoy a cocktail while soaking in the hot tub. Just a short drive will take you to Noyo Harbor or downtown Fort Bragg.
Pelican's Pier:: Dramatic Surf Views ::
Top guest reviewswifi and cable (hockey playoffs ) were great privacy was appreciatedbeautiful awesome ocean views from this comfortable housecozy home with a great viewthe view is outstanding looking out from the dining table or living roomthe furniture decor and games make for a comfortable refreshing and fun and stayclean and well maintainedthe house was very clean towels were fluffy beds were comfortableclean & cozy we loved our stayvery clean amazing ocean viewmartins house is spotless & so nice to be in
Host:the hosts were very friendly and welcomingkevin and his team where very responsive and ensured all our needs were attendedhe was very helpful and made sure all our needs where metafter a stumble on checking in the host was very nicethe owners seem to really take pride in a positive guest experienceRead more reviewslocation excellentgreat house in ideal locationeasy logistics and convenient locationgreat location right on the watersuper close to the nearby grocery store
This charming cottage is ideal for folks who want to unplug and rejuvenate. The cottage sits on 3 acres (1ha) of redwood forests. It has a cozy living/dining area with a pullout sofa and a propane fireplace. You have a galley-style kitchen, one bedroom, and a bathroom. Outdoors, enjoy the furnished patio with a grill. You will find plenty of hiking trails outside your front door. Enjoy feeding the goats or picking fresh vegetables from the garden. In the summer months, you can meet up with fellow travelers around the fire in the courtyard.
Charmingly Rustic-Pampered ComfortFort Bragg, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is so quaint and comfortablecozy space with gorgeous gardens surrounding and comfy chairs to enjoy the sun in courtyardthe space is set up beautifully with everything you might need--including fresh eggs from kay's chickens for breakfastbeds were very comfortable with plenty of extra blanketsthis year the new ceiling fan circulated the heat and kept it eveneverything was clean and beautifully decorated and cozykay's place is amazing it was clean and super cozyso clean and relaxing highly recommend kay's placethe place is clean quiet well equipped and kay’s thoughtful touches make for a comfortable relaxing staykay's place was so cute charming clean and had everything you need to make your stay a lovely one
Host:she is a great hostthank you for being a great hostkay is an amazing hostamazing place and wonderful hostand kay was the perfect hostRead more reviewsso cute and pacefull placeit's in a great location and was so quietcharming space close to all fort bragg has to offerbeautiful property and close to town and oceankay’s place is simply enchanting i wish we had more time there
A lovely vacation destination
Fort Bragg is a great vacation destination for anyone who wants to get away from the daily stress of life. Enjoy scenic hikes through redwood forests, or along the Coastal Trail. Watch for migrating whales swimming along the coast, or spend hours as you watch the seals frolic and play. Spend some time collecting “treasures” along the shoreline. Choose to take part in the many outdoor activities found here or just relax and do nothing at all.
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