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Troutdale, Oregon
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We stayed there 3 nites in mid-February. Our room was very, very clean. The front desk staff was very helpful. There was almost no noise to deal with, even though we were on the lst floor, which surprised us as the hotel was full. The downside is that the bed was very uncomfortable. It had depressions in the mattress and...

Thank whitcomb83
EDIFortBragg, General Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us but we are concerned that you did not sleep as well as you would have liked. We promise to look into this immediately and make the necessary changes so that the next time you come visit us, you sleep as if...

Tigard, Oregon
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Located on the south end of Fort Bragg, this hotel is very convenient to the Mendocino area without the higher price of lodging. There is access to the beach if you don't mind a hike. The rooms are nothing special but clean and comfortable. Hotel staff was pleasant and helpful with tips on enjoying the area. The "breakfast" is not...

Thank Joel K
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Joel, thank you for staying with us. We are centrally located so I'm glad to hear you were able to get where you wanted to. Each morning we offer fresh breads and cereals to tide you over until you can get to one of the great breakfast restaurants in the area. I hope you went to your favorite! Hope to...

Fair Oaks, California
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Always a perfect stay at Emerald Dolphin. Great location, just close enough to everything. But not on a busy main street. Comfortable beds, clean and cared for rooms, quiet, convenient, friendly. Great value.

Thank Donna S
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to have you stay with us. Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

We came here because our other hotel was a bit on the gross side, the rooms were beautiful at emerald very clean and comfy our family enjoyed the stay thanks to the emerald dolphin hotel. I hoghly recommend to all familys or even a quick get away for couples thier suits are also amazing .

3Thank Tiffany H
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

I'm so glad we had a room to accommodate you and your family. It's great to hear you had a good time Tiffany. We can't thank you enough for your review and for staying with us.

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

I took my mother to Fort Bragg for her birthday. We stayed here and we're very satisfied. We stayed in a king room. No smoking, no pets. The place is very clean and in a central location and easy to find. The Mendocino Botanical Gardens is only 5 minutes down the road. Fort Bragg shops are nice. Just a short...

2Thank J M
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

What a kind and sweet daughter you are to swoop your mom away for her special day. Thank you for sharing it with us at the Emerald Dolphin Inn and hanging out in Fort Bragg. We loved having you girls. Hope to see you again soon.

Marysville, California
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here spur of the moment get away. Clean rooms. Wonderful staff. Great place for family or just couples. Quiet. Will stay again. Showers was great which is hard to find sometimes. Nice views. Simple breakfast great for traveling with kids.

Thank Linda F
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

I'm not sure how I missed your review Linda, but wanted to thank you for staying with us! Sometimes that is just what we need, and I'm glad you could get away and recharge. Thanks for sharing. We hope to see you again soon.

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Room was clean and comfortable. Wi-Fi worked well. Bathroom was immaculate. Modest breakfast was provided in the front counter area. Staff was very helpful and professional. Visited glass beach about 2 miles up the road.

Thank Kevin B
EDIFortBragg, Guest Relations Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Emerald Dolphin Inn during your visit to Fort Bragg. It was our pleasure to have you as our guest. Thank you for your review we appreciate it.

McMinnville, Tennessee
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a clean comfortable place to stay in the Fort Bragg area. I'm so glad we found the Emerald Dolphin. Really nice for the price. We stayed for 3 nights and enjoyed the quietness of this motel. We would stay here again if we come back to this area.

2Thank tiffanysimpson
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Tiffany, We hope that your trip to the West Coast was a fabulous adventure. We were so glad you made it to the Emerald Dolphin Inn, I really enjoyed our morning chat! Have a great time and Happy Anniversary!

Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We stayed here for two nights over Thanksgiving. It was clean, comfortable, and in a good location. We had a room upstairs, which we preferred. We would stay here again if we found ourselves in Fort Bragg again.

Thank Erin B
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

It couldn't have been a more beautiful Thanksgiving. Thank you for sharing your holiday with us. Hope to see you again. Happy New Year!

Fort Bragg, California
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We stayed in Fort Bragg for one night at the Emerald Dolphin Inn. We had a room with two queen beds which were very comfortable. The pillows and quilts are new-ish; towels are great; water pressure and temperature were excellent; parking right in front. And there's mini-golf - you get a complimentary pass to play there with your stay. It's...

3Thank Linda Jo S
EDIFortBragg, Front Office Manager at Emerald Dolphin Inn, responded to this review

Linda thank you for coming to stay with us at the Emerald Dolphin Inn during the hustle and bustle of the holidays. We were happy to have you! Thanks for the review too! We appreciate it.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the newest Inns on the Coast, Emerald Dolphin's guest rooms bring luxurious comfort, gracious hospitality, and first class service to the Mendocino Coast. Located within walking distance to the Hare Creek beach and ocean cliff walking trail. Some jetted spa & fireplace suites. Complimentary continental breakfast, WIFI and many other amenities. Pet friendly rooms available. 18 hole Miniature Golf Course on site with arcade & private party room, fabulous restaurants, shops, galleries, and entertainment nearby. AAA approved- Three Diamonds Award. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerald Dolphin Inn

Address: 1211 S Main St, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Price Range: ₹ 7,310 - ₹ 10,355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Emerald Dolphin Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Emerald Dolphin Hotel Fort Bragg
Emerald Dolphin Motel
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Fort Bragg
#5 Family Hotel in Fort Bragg
#6 Romantic Hotel in Fort Bragg
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Fort Bragg
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“ask for ocean facing room”
 of 5 bubbles YYZ_647, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check the mattress first”
 of 5 bubbles Trailwalker55, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We chose a first-floor room for easy pet relief access.”
 of 5 bubbles Kalika611, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not sure , but wouldn't hurt to ask the staff.”
 of 5 bubbles 154philt, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in an upper room and in the annex so no noise from people above. Ocean view is quite a ways away.”
 of 5 bubbles 533judyc, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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