Mendocino Coast Bed & Breakfast Inn

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Please note that the restaurant will be closed from January 17th through the 27th, re-opening on Friday January 28th.
The Grab & Go menu will be available every day during that time. Thank you for your understanding.

ELK COVE INN & SPA. #1 of 77 Bed & Breakfasts in Mendocino County, TripAdvisor. Discover one of the most romantic boutique hotels on the Northern California Coast – 150 miles North of San Francisco; 25 miles south of Mendocino.

This one-of-a-kind, ocean view Mendocino Coast bed and breakfast, with luxurious accommodations and European-style Day Spa is totally dedicated to your rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. covid-19 safe practices & policies

Not far from Napa and Sonoma, a drive on California’s Route 128 takes you through the Anderson Valley — home to popular wineries and champagne cellars — then leads you through a magnificent redwood forest to the Pacific Ocean and on to the majestic Elk Cove Inn situated on the most breathtaking route of California’s Highway One.

Elk Cove Inn is a favorite for romantic getaways,  honeymoons and anniversaries, people who travel with their pets, girlfriend getaways, LGBT travelers,  spa retreats, marriage proposals, elopements, weddings … reunions and business gatherings! We enjoy a steady stream of those who travel by bicycle and motorcycle. And we’ve become a popular destination for singles who come for the beauty and serenity and stay for the inclusive vibe of friendship.

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Elk Cove Inn and our surrounding area has a sufficient supply of water. We ask guests to be mindful of water use, as always, though we are not experiencing the water shortage that is affecting Mendocino. We feel that taking care of our precious resources is a good practice that benefits all of us now and in the future. Thank you for your consideration.

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Romantic Rooms in Historic Mansion

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Relaxing Rooms in Oceanfront Cottages

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Spectacular Ocean View Suites

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Book your stay at Elk Cove Inn by using our ONLINE BOOKING page or by calling 707-877-3321.

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Not only do we have the best rates … we also offer personalized concierge services.

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Included in your stay …

Welcome gift basket with homemade chocolate chip cookies, fruit and wine on arrival.
Champagne with our delicious complimentary breakfast.
Complimentary concierge services.
Wi-fi throughout the property.
Satellite TV available in most rooms.
Local and long distance phone calls in U.S. and Canada.

And the best ocean views on the Mendocino Coast!


Proposals, Elopements, Weddings

Imagine an enchanted Northern California Coast Wedding. Standing with your beloved under the gingerbread roof of the gazebo or on the beach with the Pacific Ocean spreading out to the horizon beyond is an unforgettable setting for that most special moment. Who wouldn’t want to be married here on the Mendocino Coast? It’s soulful, very romantic. You take away with you a gift that lasts the rest of your life.

Elk Cove Inn featured for weddings in “California’s North Coast” 

Plan your special day

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elk cove inn trip advisor award

Totally Romantic! We decided to spend our 40th Anniversary at the ” Elk Cove Inn & Spa “, in Elk CA. It was a tropical paradise ! The flowers all around were so beautiful, you could hear the crashing waves from your room. We had a ocean view room and the sunsets were Awesome. To top that off everything you ever wanted or needed was in your room: ice box, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, coffee pods, silverware, glasses, can opener, salt & pepper. There was a special goodie basket waiting for us on our bed with grapes, cookies, microwave popcorn and wine, There was an electric fireplace in the room and a smaller one also,the bathroom was huge, with a shower and jetted tub … The breakfast buffet was to die for, so delicious. In the evening they had crackers, celery, spread and different wines.There is so much more…. We cant wait to come back!!” – TT, Granite Bay, Trip Advisor

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