Wharf Master’s Inn - Point Arena

Two-Night Stay with Bottle of Wine at Wharf Master’s Inn in Point Arena, CA

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Inn on Rocky Bluff Overlooking Pacific Ocean

Perched on a stone bluff overlooking a natural cove on the Pacific coastline, the buildings of Wharf Master's Inn surround a beautifully restored Victorian-style home originally built in 1865 and listed today on the National Register of Historic Places. Antique furnishings, such as four-poster beds and hand-carved armoires, fill the interior—a style of décor reflected in the guest rooms found in the inn's other buildings.

Despite their old-fashioned look, rooms boast their fair share of modern comforts, including satellite TV and jacuzzi tubs. Balconies attached to each room overlook either the Pacific Ocean or a courtyard dotted with natural wood sculptures.

Every morning, the innkeepers treat guests to a buffet-style continental breakfast that may include cereal, hard-boiled eggs, yogurt, and fruit cups. You can spend the rest of the day hiking Mendocino County's evergreen mountain ranges, touring wineries, or diving deep in search of abalone and other underwater treasures. When the orange California sun sinks to the horizon, retire to weather-beaten private decks to watch gray whales form a vast conga line as they migrate to and from Mexico.

Point Arena, California: Coastal Hideaway on Spectacular Highway 1

In Point Arena, a coastal hamlet inhabited by about 450 people, New Age shops rub shoulders with old-fashioned family grocers on the tiny main street. Surfers and deep-sea divers share the wharf with fishermen unloading their daily catch of urchins and salmon. Endangered mountain beavers and giant salamanders round out the town's natural inhabitants.

Point Arena lies within Mendocino County, known as "America's greenest wine region" for the eco-friendly methods area vintners use to create their celebrated pinot noirs and gewürztraminers. The Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association is comprised of numerous vineyards easily accessible from the inn via car or pogo stick. Many wineries host year-round tastings and tours.

From December through April, the Point Arena Lighthouse provides an ideal vantage point for whale watching. Near the grounds of the lighthouse, dozens of walking trails wind through a forest filled with towering redwoods, pines, and cypresses and, in spring, a dazzling palette of coastal wildflowers.

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

What You Get

Two-night stay for two

  • Option 1: $169 for a garden-view or Romantic and Peaceful room (up to a $335 value)
  • Option 2: $239 for an ocean-view room (up to a $375 value)

Book by: 2/24/13
Travel by: 5/29/13

Included in all options:

  • Bottle of wine

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.


  • Beautiful Pacific Ocean scenery
  • Daily continental breakfast
  • Short walk to Pacific Ocean
  • Jacuzzi tubs in all rooms
  • Satellite TV
  • Free WiFi in lobby

The Fine Print

  • Must book by 2/24/13 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 5/29/13
  • Not valid 12/31, 2/14-2/18, or 5/24-5/27
  • Limit 2 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift
  • Limit 2 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • 3-day cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price applies
  • Must be 21 or older to check in and consume alcohol
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • 11.1% tax not included.

Other Details

Room Details

In all Available Rooms

  • One king or queen bed
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 3
  • Adding occupants above standard: $25 per night per guest

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: 11 a.m.
  • Parking: free
  • Rollaways: included with additional-occupant charge
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets up to 30 pounds may be added for an additional $35 per pet per night.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are available upon request during booking; subject to availability.
  • Room upgrades: upgrades may be available for an extra charge at check-in; subject to availability.

Getting There

  • By plane: about 110 miles from Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (STS)
  • By car: about 150 miles north of San Francisco

Customer Reviews

(360 ratings)

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Alicia P. · 1 review
November 12, 2014
Amazing view! Very nice staff! Rooms are beautiful!! Can't wait to go back!


Prisma V. ·
August 19, 2014
Secluded location and nice peaceful room


Alex J. · 2 reviews
May 19, 2014
The oceanic views.
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