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When I say perched, I really do mean it. As you drive the coastline into Mendocino County, you come upon this eye-catching white inn that stands out on lush green grass, all perched above the ocean. The Little River lnn is rooted in family tradition and historic Victorian charm, yet does it all with a view that certainly will keep you asking for more.

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It feels familiar as you walk in to checkin at the Little River Inn. Celebrating their 75 year anniversary, the family-owned destination has created a place where you’re greeted every time with a smile and a warm welcome.

The Little River Inn has an oasis all to itself that makes the hotel a destination in Mendocino. With an onsite golf course, spa, and close access to the beach, it truly has some of the most unique amenities on offer around. Each room is carefully anchored around the ocean view that makes each minute in the room well spent, especially on a slow rocker on the patio.

With a restaurant in the main building, it even attracts locals to come dine in for breakfast and dinner. The food is made with passion and love, and can be tasted in each bite. Most importantly, the service is impeccable. They welcome you in as if it was their house and you were their guest.

The Little River Inn is a place to call home in Mendocino if you’re looking for a warm, Victorian stay. Only a few minutes away from Mendocino Village, it truly is an opportunity to experience a locally owned inn — which is what Mendocino is best known for.

Bon Traveler’s Tips For Staying at the Little River Inn

+ Book a room with a view to love like the “ocean view jacuzzi deluxe”
+ Check with the front desk to see whether they’ll be hosting a communal fire-pit experience during your stay
+ Play a game of tennis with complimentary tennis courts
+ Book in a spa treatment like the seaweed body scrub

Get in touch

Little River Inn
7901 N. Highway One, Little River, CA 95456
Call 1-707-937-5942 or book online at

*All photos taken by the talented Sarah Gerber of Twenty Twenty Studios 
*Bon Traveler was welcomed as a guest of the Little River Inn. As always, all opinions are own.

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    • Jessica Wright Reply

      It’s a definite must visit – the views are breathtaking!

  1. Peggy Smith Reply

    Just celebrated our anniversary there a few weeks ago. It was absolutely wonderful!

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