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HI-Point Montara Lighthouse

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Pacific Grove, California
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We have driven past this place many times without suspecting the hidden treasure here. It lies right off Highway 1 in a section where the spectacular views are concealed from the road, so we felt it as a special privilege to stay. The young woman at reception made us feel welcome and approved our choice of a nearby dinner restaurant,...

1Thank Vicki P
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Difficult to praise this place highly enough. Relaxed atmosphere at what is predominantly a dorm-based hostel which also has several private rooms (one of which we stayed in). The location of the hostel is breath-taking - just off Highway 1 (but not noisy), on a headland with a small working lighthouse and right next to a small cove, which is...

1Thank Leon Xavier F
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This is an absolutely gorgeous coastal spot with stunning views and an old California coastal feel. For location you can’t beat it. The hostel is perfectly acceptable. Private rooms are small but cosy and share a bathroom between two. The water pressure is weak, so showering isn’t a fabulously invigorating exercise, but hey California is in drought, as you can...

1Thank BohinjBoy
Buffalo, NY
Reviewed 23 December 2015

If you are a lighthouse buff, this one is easily located right on Highway 1 just a bit south of San Francisco. The lighthouse itself is not spectacular. It is small and could use some loving care. It is free to walk the grounds and enjoy the beautiful views. You could walk down to the beach if you so desired.

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ann arbor, mi
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We've been coming to this hostel for 20 years and it just gets better and better. The staff are always friendly, the rooms are great (I think we've stayed in all of them over the years). Our favorites - the private rooms closer to the light house or the family rooms with the private bath. We love how careful everyone...

1Thank charmcitybutterfly
Tromso, Norway
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I stayed 1 night at this hostel while travelling by bike on Sep 2015. They offered me a discount for being a touring cyclist. The location is AMAZING. The hostel is cozy and the staff is friendly. I could not ask for more.

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

The best spot on the road! Great view and nice accommodation. Beautiful sunset and Lighthouse ghosts! I would stay here for 2 nights. So peaceful and friendly. Nice private beach and so different. Must stay place:)

Thank StrayCat1974
MontaraLighthouse, Manager at HI-Point Montara Lighthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed all our unique perks! Hope to host you again!

Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Found this in a rush of panic after arriving in a horrendous inner city SF hostel. Made my way here after a long day exploring the city and wished I had longer to appreciate this hostel. The location is unreal, with access to a secluded beach and converted tool and watch rooms acting as dorms. The staff were the best...

Thank Steve P
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We visited the lighthouse hostel during our roundtrip this summer vacation. After several nights of camping we enjoyed the hostel with its facilities (showers, kitchen, laundry) very much. The staff (Ben) was very friendly and helpful. We slept in a room with a view at the sea and coastline and the sound of the waves. Of course this is not...

1Thank allardqwerty
MontaraLighthouse, Manager at HI-Point Montara Lighthouse, responded to this review

It's so nice to hear you enjoyed your stay! Please come stay again!

Reviewed 27 July 2015

I have not been to a hostel in years, but we went here with the whole family to this great hostel. A wonderful place along the coast, well kept, well stocked. A fantastic place to stay. A place for all ages! A place of great hospitality, a very nice staff. A pearl on the Californian coast not even a hour...

Thank Bernard15

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, HI-Point Montara Lighthouse provides affordable shared and private accommodations in historic former lighthouse keeper's quarters. Amenities include fully equipped guest kitchens, free WiFi, Internet access, espresso bar, and on-site laundry and parking. The coastside location provides access to several beaches for swimming, surfing, kayaking, jogging, horseback riding, and windsurfing. Treat yourself--and your budget--to one-of-a-kind retreat on the dramatic and breathtaking California coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI-Point Montara Lighthouse

Address: Hwy 1, Montara, CA 94037
Region: United States > California > Montara
Price Range: ₹ 2,166 - ₹ 4,805 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — HI-Point Montara Lighthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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“There are private rooms available if you book early enough”
 of 5 bubbles ellipsis000, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Read the instructions of the gate of you're leaving early!”
 of 5 bubbles JeroenOlthofNL, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The private rooms all have views. Each pair shares a bathroom and separate shower room. We stayed in No. 2.”
 of 5 bubbles 145vickip, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The private rooms have very well maintained toilets and showers just outside the room door.”
 of 5 bubbles leonxavierf, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Excellent value dorm room.”
 of 5 bubbles travelscout123, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
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