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The Lost Whale Inn

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 12 March 2015

This was our second visit- 4 years later- same amazing food, great hospitality, incredibly welcoming and warm. And then the views!!! Spectacular!! We got to walk down to the beach, build a fire and make s'mores, drink great wine, eat amazing chowder, and then wake to a breakfast that only someone could dream of. I cannot wait to get back!!

3Thank miurpaol4
Reviewed 16 February 2015

We were there last May in 2014. The Inn itself is gorgeous, the staff initially welcoming and accommodating but I don't think they like people from the south. We rescued an elderly gentleman who fell down the stairs leading to the beach by carrying him back up to the inn. We suggested he take Ibuprofen or tylenol and was immediately...

6Thank jojoellen
Guiamar, Owner at The Lost Whale Inn, responded to this review

Devastated is, I believe, the word that comes to mind when I read your comments. Since ten months have gone by since you visited us, I am truly hoping that the memories of your stay have been diffused with time. The difficulty for us is: everyone here has no recollection that either of the incidents you describe ever occurred. We...

Boulder, CO
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Staff is super accommodating and the food is spectacular. The views can't be beat, and access to the semi-private beach is a wonderful bonus. Only took us about 15min to drive to Redwood National Forest, so it's a great place to explore the park from. Their deal in the winter includes both breakfast and dinner made in house, for less...

3Thank Celeste2070
St. Louis
Reviewed 8 January 2015

My husband & I spent one night at the Lost Whale Inn during our trip up the coast in October. The host was quick to greet us and show us to the Sea Lion Room, which has a great view, a small balcony, and a large bathroom. It has a romantic bed, but I will say it seemed a little...

3Thank STLDani
Crandon, Wisconsin
Reviewed 6 January 2015

The Lost Whale is a beautiful inn located on the Pacific Coast in Northern California, near Trinidad. My son's wedding in June brought together friends and family to enjoy the spectacular view and gracious hosts. The rooms are unique and lovely. Nearby Trinidad offers access to beaches and a memorable seaside flavor. There are innumerable breathtaking groves of redwoods and...

2Thank Patricia D
Kent, Ohio
Reviewed 4 January 2015

As I was planning our summer trip to the west coast, I searched for the perfect location to serve as our home base when visiting the redwoods. The Lost Whale was ideal. The grounds are gorgeous..looking at all the flowers while listening to the sea lions was awesome. We had an amazing view of the ocean from our bedroom...like a...

2Thank LSQRD1
Vancouver Island, Canada
Reviewed 25 December 2014

This B&B is a beautiful old home on the Ocean. The view is fabulous, grounds are well kept and secluded. If you are in good shape a steep walk down to the ocean is open to you. We lucked out to be there during their winter weekend dinners, where a wonderful dinner and full breakfast was available for our stay....

1Thank Marilyn195511
New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 December 2014

I found this place on a whim based on reviews and am so happy I did. I've never wanted to write a review for a place after only being there an hour. SERVICE: We made the reservation only an hour before showing up and were told we would be the only people staying there that night. Despite this, Brian managed...

2Thank Vivian329
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2014

We were recommended this B&B Inn by a stranger. It would not normally be our sort of place but it was brilliant. We didn't have a booking so turned up by chance. We were made very welcome. The ambiance was good, the food exceptional, head and shoulders better than anything else we found on our trip to California. The room...

Thank Judith L
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 November 2014

I am generally a B&B snob, having started my own boutique hotel career at a four diamond inn with a Swiss proprietor and I must say, The Lost Whale Inn blew me away!! We arrived after dark, having decided to stay up North for one more night. A late night dip in the hot tub was a fantastic end to...

2Thank Stuart H

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lost Whale Inn sits on a bluff overlooking Abalone Cove with five rooms, two suites and "the best breakfasts in Humboldt County." Selected as "One of the 10 Most Romantic Inns in America" by Sunset Magazine and listed as one of the top 25 weekend destinations by The Los Angeles Times, the Inn is a place to rejuvenate the human spirit, reconnect with nature and enjoy spectacular scenery. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lost Whale Inn

Address: 3452 Patricks Point Dr, Trinidad, CA 95570-9782
Region: United States > California > Humboldt County > Trinidad
Price Range: $325 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Any room is great since you get to enjoy the views at your leisure”
Traminer, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Orca Room has a private balcony with a great ocean view.”
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WanderingBeardo, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room is a marvel”
MarcLeblanceh, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The ocean facing rooms are worth the upgrade price”
122mathewl, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Recommend ocean-front! Spectacular!”
MjsAjs, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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