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Melbourne, Australia
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180 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic find. We had the corner double room with views to die for. Veranda opens up to path directly down to the cliffs and national park, where you'll find sealions resting in the sheltered bay (walk immediately past snd to the left of the public restrooms.) Sunsets here hard to beat. The room and bed terrific, great friendky hosts. Its... More 

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MendocinoRomance, Owner at Mendocino Seaside Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. Since owning Mendocino Seaside Cottage for over 30 years it is always great to have our guests enjoy their stays with us. Our Staff is made up of friends and family so they do share in the positive reviews from our guests. We hope that you will return... More 

Santa Rosa, California
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This place was fantastic if you have a dog. We had the Tropical Cottage which is detached from the main house and perfect if you have a dog with you. Within walking distance from town. Mel, the owner, is a great person and took time out of his day to ship us the dog's water dish we accidentally left. Norm,... More 

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MendocinoRomance, Owner at Mendocino Seaside Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you for giving the Puppy owners a heads up on the 'Cottage'. As you may know, not all of our accommodations are pet-friendly but the Cottage is a great choice for those that bring their four-legged friends. We pride ourselves on giving our guests total privacy but it is always a pleasure to meet our guests one on one... More 

Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
158 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Thanks to trip advisor I even found this place. I looked at all the Mendocino options and so glad I chose this one because: quiet; 2 blocks safe walk to town on a quiet paved road that dead ends next to the high school puts you in the center of town; views from the porch were postcard perfect of the... More 

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MendocinoRomance, Owner at Mendocino Seaside Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to help others make their decision on where to stay in the Village. I really want my guests to experience the romance that my wife and I shared over 30 years there at the Coast. We look forward to having you back and becoming one of our very special return guests. More 

Davis, California
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101 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We decided to spend a night in Mendocino during a recent trip and spoke with Mel, the owner, by phone who offered us the Penthouse and told us to check in with Norm, the innkeeper, when we arrived. Norm was very friendly and showed us the Penthouse. He gave us a complimentary bottle of champagne after running our credit card.... More 

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MendocinoRomance, Owner at Mendocino Seaside Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to tell others of your experience with us. I have owned Mendocino Seaside Cottage for over thirty years and really strive to make our guests have the best experience possible. Though I am not always on site I do encourage our guests to contact me directly at any time if I can be of assistance.... More 

Burlingame, California
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42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I am still in awe at how amazing our stay was here. The view from our room was impeccable and the walking distance to the headlands was fantastic. Mel is a great guy and was personable but gave us our space as well. This isn't your traditional b&b and we couldn't be happier. Our room was clean and spacious and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Hi Folks! Writing to share that we just returned from our annual trip to Seaside Cottages. We stayed in our same favorite "Tropical" cottage. We were delighted that we were able to add a Thurs night stay to our long weekend. The thing that made this trip better than past trips is that we finally met the infamous "Mel". What... More 

Thank ZoandLA
1 review
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Excellent location where you can walk to the Headlands state park from the front porch. The highlight of the trip was the excellent hospitality afforded by Mel. The Honeymoon suite we stayed in was well appointed with the view of the ocean siting on the bed. Quiet place yet close to town of Mendocino is a gem. Highly recommended.

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Shelter Cove, California
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

My husband and I feel blessed that we found this place 5 years ago.We visit every chance we get.Mendo Seaside Cottage is like NO other place to stay in Mendocino.It is so private and romantic.Right outside your door is the headwaters(unobstructed)We have actually layed in bed(Vista room)and watched whales!!I love that I can see the lighthouse and enjoy the ocean... More 

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Fort Bragg, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 April 2016

our room was beautiful, king-size bed with amazing outdoor and ocean view. soap and shampoo included with lots of books to read! our room was called the Vista-view so I'm guessing not all the rooms had a view. close to downtown. Mel was very personable and accommodating to our needs. coffee, tea, water, fridge, micro, and snacks available in the... More 

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Davis, California
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264 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Recently enjoyed a tranquil birthday escape to this beautiful cottage overlooking the magnificent Mendocino Headlands! The Vista View room has panoramic views of the ocean & a scenic deck for lounging with morning coffee or nightcaps. Mel & Norm could not have been more gracious and welcoming to us and our pooch. Cozy accommodations, comfortable bed, great shower-head, a coffee-maker,... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small private getaway in the Village of Mendocino. One of the very best locations in the Village, away from the business district & traffic yet only a short stroll to the shops & restaurants. Two minutes from the bluff overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean. Ocean views, lighthouse views, fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs for two, free internet, private decks, & wetbars. An alternative to the Bed & Breakfast choices in the Village. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mendocino Seaside Cottage

Address: 10940 Lansing Street, Mendocino, CA 95460
Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Mendocino
Price Range: ₹ 12,749 - ₹ 13,572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“All rooms had great views from what I could tell.”
 of 5 bubbles Quasibear, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Tropical Room is our favorite!”
 of 5 bubbles ZoandLA, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“just ask for the Vista view room! others wont have them I think!”
 of 5 bubbles gnardella, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Loved the Vista View room!”
 of 5 bubbles hollisJ_dr, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get the penthouse suite if it's available.”
 of 5 bubbles 32999BigAl, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
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