Mendocino, CA 

The Stanford Inn By The Sea

PO Box 487
Mendocino, CA 95460-0487 US
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Rates: $0 to $0
Total Rooms: 41


Circa 1856. Tucked against a forested hillside, this inn is comprised of a combination of buildings from an 1856 homestead to a 1930s cottage, and the more recent 1969 and 1996 inn that offers views of the ocean from each room. The ten acres also include an expansive lawn studded with flower gardens that slope down to a duck pond and redwood barn where the inn's llamas and horses graze. Guest bedrooms and suites feature four-poster beds, wood-burning fireplaces and watercolors and paintings by local artists. Complimentary Mendocino wines are offered.Publicity and Awards: Oakland Tribune, Brides, Contra Costa Times, San Francisco Chronicle, New York Times, Sunset Magazine, Dog Fancy, National Geographic Traveler, Bayarea Backroads, Channel 4 KRON San Francisco, Evening Magazine KPIX Chanel 5 COB affiliate, KGO Gene Burns.Location: Ocean Community.


Rooms & Rates

Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Discover, Visa, Diners Club, Carte Blanche, Personal Checks and Travelers Checks.
Rooms: This property has 41 total guest accommodations with private bath, 31 with fireplaces, 10 total suites, including 5 two-bedroom suites, 3 cottages and 4 conference rooms.
The types of beds available include King, Queen and Twin.


Cancellation: Seven days for refund less a $30 cancellation fee.
Pets: Pets Allowed, Innkeepers pets on premises and Pets happily accepted.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Afternoon Tea.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Full Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Vegetarian Breakfast, Dinner, Gourmet Dinner, Afternoon Tea, Snacks/Refreshments, Room Service, Banquet Service, Restaurant on Premises, Sunday Brunch and Hors d'oeuvres.
Amenities In Room: Cable TV, Reading Lamps, CD Player, Refrigerator, Stereo, Clock Radio, Telephone, Coffeemaker, Television, Data Ports, Turn-Down Service, Desk, VCR, Fireplace, DVD, wireless high-speed Internet, wood burning fireplaces, afternoon hors d'oeuvres and organic gardening.
Amenities On Site: Bicycles, Parlor Games, Computers, PC, Copy Machine, Phone, Fax, Sauna, Fireplace, Handicap Access, Swimming, Television, Hot Tub/Spa, VCR, Gift Shop, DVD, massage, yoga and Universal equipped exercise room.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages.


Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Seminars, Meetings, Weddings and Romantic Getaways.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Hiking, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Tennis, Water Sports and Wineries.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

The Ravens, 955 Ukiah Street, Cafe Beaujolais.

Historic Interest

Site of the historic China Gardens and one of the oldest homes in Mendocino. Site of the the original ferries and bridges.
Historic Awards: Mendocino County.
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Mendocino Village (immediately adjacent)

Romantic Interest

Rooms are paneled in pine with redwood accents. All our beds are feather beds.