Whale Watch Inn
The Bath Suite - Pacific Edge
Delicately hand carved furniture and a fireplace which provide a perfect setting for enjoying the Northern California ocean view.
Ascend the spiral stairway, capped by its own skylight roof, to the ultimate bathing experience of the second-floor level. There you can soak in a two-person whirlpool while you view the ever-changing Pacific below. This wonderful room features a separate shower, refrigerator and queen bed. Bath Suite is in the Pacific Edge Building.
Reflection - Pacific Edge
Enjoy your Northern California getaway in Reflection, located in the Pacific Edge Building. Whitewater views and cypress set a reflective mood in the postmodern room on the main floor.
Lush green and brown patterned carpeting framed by cool tile floors contrast with the Sedona clay colored accent wall. A raised wash basin in the dressing room decorated with vividly colored carp, and generous placement of mirrors complete the feeling of reflection.
The Cygnet - Cygnet House
Completed in early 1985, Cygnet House contains two accommodations which overlook all of the Whale Watch property and have a commanding view of the Pacific. The design of the two rooms allows for the use of Cygnet House as a two-couple suite. Rates are based on double occupancy, please call for room rates for more than two people.
The Cygnet - An Asian theme which provides an elegant feeling to this room, with fireplace and exhilerating view of the Mendocino coast from the deck.
This room features a skylight, queen bed, ice maker and a tub-shower with whirpool. Cygnet is located in the Cygnet House.
"That night I checked into my favorite lodging on the whole California coast: the Whale Watch Inn perched on a cliff's edge north of Gualala. In my room was a big whirlpool tub overlooking Anchor Bay and the twinkling lights of the fishing fleet." - Lynn Ferrin, Motorland
Seabounty Room - Sea Bounty
Constructed in 1978, Sea Bounty contains two spacious rooms and two condominium type accommodations, self-contained and perfect for longer stays. The common elements of redwood and glass with striking contemporary architecture set the mood for a very private retreat.
Seabounty Room - Enjoy your stay at our romantic bed and breakfast in Seabounty. This room is a spacious one bedroom suite, with high ceilings and redwood and glass used extensively.
A full kitchen, fireplace, window seat, skylight, deck, private bath with tub and shower.
Sea Bounty in the Sea Bounty Building also features a separate bedroom with queen bed.
Occupying an unusual sunny, banana-belt spot on the coast, Whale Watch inn is five buildings on two wooded acres. Its the stuff of which honeymoons are made. However, instead of the typical single bridal suite, each of Whale Watch Inn's 18 rooms are honeymoon quality." - San Francisco Chronicle
Cypress - Pacific Edge
A stunning, two story structure, completed in the Spring of 1985. Its cliff side location provides breathtaking views of the Pacific from all eight accommodations housed within. The inn's reception area is located in this building as well.
Cypress - A lovely ocean view is visible from the private deck or elevated bed alcove in this second-floor room.
Cypress, located in the Pacific Edge Building, is richly decorated in soft ocean blue with a fireplace, refrigerator, queen bed with skylight above and tub-shower with whirlpool.
One couple described their stay at the blissful Whale Watch Inn on the rugged Northern California coast as "...a great place for a honeymoon, even if you aren't on one. The sound of the surf and the fragrance of cypress and pine trees envelop this cluster of contemporary buildings that rests on a bluff 90 feet above the ocean." - Michelle & Tom Grimm
Cliffside - Whale Watch
The original Whale Watch building was constructed in 1973. Perched on the cliff edge, overlooking Anchor Bay, Whale Watch features a large living area with circular fireplace and sweeping Pacific overlook. It is now the gathering place for Whale Watch Inn guests, and also used for special activities. The friendly Whale Watch Inn staff provides selected wines and champagnes during our weekly events. There are also two intimate accommodations housed in the building.
Cliffside - Enjoy your stay at our romantic bed and breakfast in Cliffside. The perfect introduction to Whale Watch Inn is offered by this guest room, with its close proximity to the ocean.
It has a queen bed, private entrance, private bath, fireplace and spectacular ocean view. Cliffside is located in the Whale Watch Building.
"The two acres of grounds and gardens are reason enough to stay at the Whale Watch Inn. All 18 of its rooms are contemporary, with mellow colors & comfortable furnishings. Ours had a living room with a fireplace and a long window seat with a view of the vibrant sea, a bedroom and a deck."
Ocean Sunrise - Quest
Quest - Completed in the Spring of 1985. This two story structure projects over the steep slope of Ferguson Creek, capturing spectacular views of Anchor Bay and the coastline. Quest contains two rooms, each with private outside entrance.
"The Whale Watch Inn, located five miles north of the pretty village of Gualala and set between Highway 1 ad the sea, sets a new standard for intimate and luxurious Northern California lodgings." - Bon Appetit
Ocean Sunrise - This spacious, first-floor room and bath are decorated in shades of teal, with a cozy loveseat and chair placed to view the fireplace or Bay.
Ocean Sunrise, located in the Quest Building, features a queen bed, elevated two-person whirlpool bath, separate shower with dual spigots, ice maker and private deck. Enjoy your stay at our romantic bed and breakfast.
Pacific Edge Showcase Suite - Main-floor, two private decks, standard tub/shower with whirlpool. $250 The Bath Suite - Private deck, spiral stairway, two-person whirlpool, separate shower. $280 The Rose Room - Main-floor, private deck, standard tub/shower with whirlpool. $220 Country French Suite - Two-person whirlpool, separate shower, private deck, circular stairway. $280 Reflection - Main floor, two-person whirlpool bath and shower, private deck. $260 Pacifica - Second-level, two-person whirlpool, separate shower, private deck. $300 Cypress - Second-floor, private deck, tub/shower with whirlpool. $230 Silver Mist - Multi-level suite, elevated two-person whirlpool, separate shower, private deck. $280 Quest Ocean Sunrise - First-floor, elevated two-person whirlpool, separate shower, private deck. $250 Crystal Sea - Second-floor, two-person whirlpool, separate shower, private deck. $270 Cygnet House The Swan - Second-level studio, full kitchen, private deck, two-person whirlpool bath/shower. $220 The Cygnet - Private deck, tub-shower with whirlpool. $190 Sea Bounty Heartsong - Sitting area, private bath with shower, deck with two-person hot tub. $250 Lovesong - Sitting area, private bath with shower, deck with two-person hot tub. $250 Golden Voyage - One-bedroom suite, full kitchen, deck, private bath with tub/shower. $220 Sea Bounty - One-bedroom suite, full kitchen, deck, private bath with tub and shower. $220 Whale Watch Cliffside - Private entrance, private bath, spectacular ocean view. $180 Morning Light - Private entrance, private bath, dry redwood sauna, spectacular ocean view. $190 Policies
- Rates are based on double occupancy and subject to change
- Rates are for one or two adults.
- Room tax is additional to quoted rates.
- Reservations must be secured by deposit of first night's room charge.
- Payment in full is due upon arrival.
- With at least 10 days notice of cancellation, we will gladly refund your deposit. With early departure or cancellation of any of the reserved dates with less than 10 days notice, you will be charged for those nights for which we cannot re-rent the room.
- Check-in: between 3 and 10 p.m. Please let us know if you will arrive later than 10 p.m. and we will make the appropriate arrangements for you
- Check-out: 11 a.m.
- There is a two-night minimum stay on non-holiday weekends, and a three-night minimum stay on holiday weekends. Subject to availability, please call for details!
- We are Pet Friendly! Call us to talk about accomodations for your four legged family member.
- Smoking is permitted on private decks only.
- VISA, MasterCard, and American Express accepted.