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Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 5 September 2014

We made a reservation in December for two nights in one of Pigeon Point's private rooms for August. The room was great-- very comfortable bed, enough room for a pack-and-play for our son. The hostel staff was welcoming and warm at check-in and throughout the weekend. There are four residential buildings. Three have a kitchen and one shares the kitchen...

3Thank cpeesie
San Dimas, California
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This hostel is quaint and charming. Location is peaceful and beautiful. Lots to explore. Lighthouse Museum and Gift Shop right there! Enjoyed our one night stay in a private room with shared bath. Wish we could have stayed longer! Will definitely return again.

Thank stuftbear
Monterey County, California
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

This place was found on the way to San Francisco at evening just driving on highway 1 and when spotted lighthouse turn immediate sharp left turn and nearly hit the sheriff car parked there ominous hidden dip probably taking break or catching speedsters. Nice welcome from reception, easy check in and friendliness of everyone there was immediate winner. Nice clean...

Thank emil k
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We booked 4 beds in a dorm at this hostel. The 6 bed dorm room had a private bathroom, which was very nice. Although the buildings could use a little tune up. It is a charming hostel. The beds were clean and comfortable and so was the kitchen. They have a great hot tub on the cliffs, overlooking the ocean....

Thank DiscoverMar
Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 18 August 2014

There were three of us visiting in January, and we were lucky to have a whole building to ourselves. We didn't expect to have a kitchen, but we had full access and cooked a few meals. Loved using the jacuzzi at nighttime. We woke up early and watched the sunrise. The trails along the beach have some access to the...

Thank Alexxys T
Tracy, California
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We decided to stop into see this lighthouse, before continuing our trip to the Monterey Peninsula for the weekend. This lighthouse is located along highway 1 and was another place to see a part of the California coast and read about its history. There really is not much to see here in the way of a museum but the view...

Thank Holdtheair
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 24 June 2014

What fun to stay at a lighthouse hostel. The day we arrived, we went to the lighthouse state park's visitor center and learned all about it from a friendly volunteer who looks like an old seaman. I was glad we did that, because it gave us a good appreciation for the history of the lighthouse and the things that have...

Thank HappyTrails12345
Edmonton, AB
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Well, we wanted to stay here as we had stayed previously a few years back. We were on the return leg (back to Canada) of a 9000 km ride to Baja California and back. We remembered the Pigeon Point hostel being close to amazing restaurant in Pescadero (Duarte's Tavern). (featured on Diners Drive-ins and Dives :) ). Well I went...

2Thank littleblueguy
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 7 April 2014

My friend and I found this hostel on the hostel international map and decided to stay on a whim. We were driving up the coast via the Pacific Coast Highway and it is right off of Highway 1. The staff were friendly and helpful. They have a hot tub on site that you can use, but you have to schedule...

2Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Really serene spot. If only all hostels could be like this - waking up to the sound of the Pacific Ocean (waves crashing) and meeting an interesting mix of international travelers (young & old). Be sure to eat at Duarte's Tavern in nearby Pescadero (best sourdough bread ever?). This hostel is Highway 1 at its best.

2Thank shanghaiXL

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fifty miles south of San Francisco, you can relax in a hot tub with a panoramic view of the ocean and then fall asleep gazing up at one of the tallest lighthouses in America. Perched on a coastal bluff, HI-Pigeon Point Lighthouse provides affordable shared and private accommodations in historic former lighthouse keeper's quarters. Amenities include fully equipped guest kitchens, free WiFi, and on-site parking. Nearby attractions include Pescadero Marsh and Ano Nuevo State Reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel

Address: 210 Pigeon Point Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060-9713
Region: United States > California > Pescadero
Price Range: $80 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The private rooms are best if you want the most sound sleep”
N5017ACsandram, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Private rooms are quiet and comfortable but not much in terms of view from the window.”
margie1255, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book Hot Tub Early :-)”
  • Our 6 Beds private room with private bathroom
77tatianal, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“book ahead!”
theycallmearex, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Best views, hot tub, animal watching”
KikiBailey, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
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