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HI-Point Montara Lighthouse

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I took 20 people to stay here over the New Year's Eve holiday and our experience was nothing short of fantastic. The location was incredible, with stunning views of the Pacific ocean. The rooms were cozy, with plenty of common areas for us to hang...More

1  Thank justinoliphant
Response from MontaraLighthouse, Front Office Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for the great review of HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel! We are so happy to hear that you and your group had a great experience over the New Years Eve holiday. We are glad you enjoyed our location as well as our facility....More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were impressed with the location, situation and cleanliness of the hostel - friendly staff too. Good parking and kitchen facilities. Only drawback is the distance to eating establishments. We will definitely be staying here again.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Interesting small lighthouse with a gorgeous view of the ocean. Information/history signs are in poor condition & need updating. You can't go in. Also the site of a hostel, promoted as one of the most beautiful in the U.S. Worth a stop if you happen...More

Thank Sherry S
Response from MontaraLighthouse, Front Office Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the lighthouse on our property. Our non profit organization maintains the hostel onsite with a small staff. The history about the lighthouse can be found in front of the lighthouse, on our website, or with a quick...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I have been traveling HWY 1 for years. I have seen a few lighthouse along the way and created a bucket list item to one day get to sleep at one, now here I am! The HI-Point Montara Lighthouse is an excellent hostel with amazing...More

Thank Robert D
Response from MontaraLighthouse, Front Office Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel! We are so happy you were able to check us off your bucket list and stay with us. We hope you will be able to stay and enjoy the property again...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

great stop and they even have an extra lane added if you're turning left. lots of history, great hostel, i'd even recommend renting out an entire hostel for your group (knitting, reunion, friends) open longer hours than most hostels on the coast

1  Thank Dusk_Treader
Response from MontaraLighthouse, Front Office Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the property during your visit!

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$33 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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US$33 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Response from uesnna | Reviewed this property |
We didn't use the bunk and I was glad. It seemed like a really small bed that folded down from the wall above the double bed. I don't remember how you would climb up there. I felt claustrophobic in the little room (cured by... More
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Response from Vicki P | Reviewed this property |
The website says, "Our shared dorm-style rooms sleep up to 6 people per room. Both co-ed and gender-specific rooms are available." I don't know how many dorm-style rooms they have. We had a private room, of which I think... More
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"The private rooms have KILLER views!"
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"The private rooms all have views. Each pair shares a bathroom and separate shower room. We stayed in No. 2."
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