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Lodging options at the Point Arena Lighthouse

Our charming and unique rental cottages are open for guests again as of June 12!  We are following the Cal/OSHA guidance for lodging management, cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing.  

Relax and enjoy the exclusive accommodations in the historic Keeper’s Quarters at the Point Arena Lighthouse, where you can explore the grounds, take free tours of the Lighthouse and Museum, watch for whales and indulge in the welcome gifts of local wine and chocolates. Our property has some of the most spectacular ocean views in the world on 23 private acres, and there are miles of hiking trails with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world on the adjacent Point Arena-Stornetta Unit of the California Coast National Monument.

Each beautifully-appointed room is unique. All of our rooms include free WiFi and television with DishTV channels and a DVD player. Most of the rooms have full kitchens and seating areas featuring fireplaces or wood-burning stoves. All linens and towels are provided, and wood and kindling is provided for the rooms with wood-burning stoves. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway for two or a once-in-a-lifetime retreat for the whole family, lodging at the Point Arena Lighthouse will deliver a magnificent experience in this unique and historic location on the Mendocino coast.

Please note, pets are welcome in the Head Keeper’s House, Assistant Keeper’s Houses 2 & 3 and the Bookkeeper’s Room (currently under construction).

Assistant Keeper’s Houses

3 bedroom, 2 bath cottages
(some pet friendly)

All three of our three bedroom, two bath Assistant Keeper’s homes sleep six, and include a wood burning fireplace (firewood provided) in the living room, fully stocked kitchen, dining room, satellite television, CD/DVD player, free Wi-Fi, gas or electric fireplace in the master bedroom, back patio with picnic table and incredible views of the California coast from every room. These homes feature two queen beds and two twin beds, all with Tempur-Pedic mattresses.  Assistant Keeper’s houses 2 & 3 are pet friendly.

Our new showplace, Assistant Keeper’s House 4, is a fully renovated and re-imagined home with gourmet chef’s kitchen, beautifully furnished living and dining rooms, custom tile baths, designer furniture and linens in all bedrooms, unique art and decorative features and more.  Check out the“Over the Top” review on TripAdvisor from our first guests and the “Awesome Accommodations” review from a repeat guest!

All of our rentals include unlimited Lighthouse Museum tours and full access to our 23 acres of grounds for all guests during their stay. You will also find a welcome gift of a bottle of Husch Vineyards wine and chocolates from Mendocino Chocolate Company waiting for you in the dining room of your Assistant Keeper’s home.

Reservations are required.

Standard Rates
Houses 2 & 3:  $315/night Sun-Thurs, $350Fri & Sat*
House 4:  $360/night Sun-Thurs, $395Fri & Sat*

Head Keeper’s Quarters

2 bedroom, 1 bath cottage
(pet friendly)

The Head Keeper’s House has been remodeled to convert it into a two bedroom and one bath mid-century modern showplace. It includes a wood burning fireplace (firewood provided) in the living room, fully stocked kitchen with gas stove, dining room, satellite television, CD/DVD player, free Wi-Fi, back patio and majestic views of the Pacific from every room. This rental offers queen beds with memory foam mattresses in each room. The new bathroom has large format porcelain wave tile walls and herringbone mosaic floor in the shower. All new furniture, decor, artwork and window coverings make this a place to rival our current showcase Assistant Keeper’s House 4.  Pets are allowed in this unit.

All of our rentals include unlimited Lighthouse Museum tours and full access to our 23 acres of grounds for all guests during their stay. You will also find a welcome gift of a bottle of Husch Vineyards wine and chocolates from Mendocino Chocolate Company waiting for you in the dining room.

Reservations are required.

Standard Rates
$295/night Sun-Thurs, $325 Fri & Sat*

Keeper’s Apartment

Completely remodeled 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
apartment style home

Our most romantic option, our newly remodeled Lighthouse Keeper’s Apartment is ideal for two people. It is also listed on SFGATE as one of the Top 10 Unique Vacation Rentals in the West!  A bedroom featuring a queen bed with memory foam mattress, private bath, fully stocked kitchen, dining room, living room with gas fireplace (coming mid-September), satellite television, CD/DVD player, free Wi-Fi, private back patio with picnic table and, of course, spectacular ocean views. Pets are not allowed in this unit.

All of our rentals include unlimited Lighthouse Museum tours and full access to our 23 acres of grounds for all guests during their stay. You will also find a welcome gift of a bottle of Husch Vineyards wine and chocolates from Mendocino Chocolate Company waiting for you in the dining room.

Reservations are required.

Standard Rates
$250/night Sun-Thurs, $275 Fri & Sat*

Keeper’s Room

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom studio

Our Keeper’s Room is a cozy space for two that includes satellite television, CD/DVD player, gas fireplace, private bath, small seating area, mini-fridge and microwave and a full view of the ocean, bluffs, and lighthouse — even from the comfort of the queen bed with Tempur-Pedic mattress. There is no kitchen in the Keeper’s Room and pets are not allowed in this unit.

All of our rentals include unlimited Lighthouse Museum tours and full access to our 23 acres of grounds for all guests during their stay. You will also find a welcome gift of a bottle of Husch Vineyards wine and chocolates from Mendocino Chocolate Company waiting for you in the sitting area by the front door.

Reservations are required.

Standard Rates
$180/night Sun-Thurs, $195 Fri & Sat*

Moonrise over our 6 vacation cottages!

*Rates do not include 11% Mendocino County taxes, cleaning charges or pet charges. For all units there are variable minimum stay requirements depending upon the season.. There is a 3 night minimum stay on Presidents Day, 4th of July, Memorial and Labor Day weekends and between December 24 – 31, and 4 night minimum stay for Thanksgiving weekend (Thursday through Sunday). Friday & Saturday rates apply during holiday periods. Point Arena Lighthouse Keepers members receive a 10%-25% discount on lodging (Holidays excluded, cannot be combined with other Specials/Discounts unless otherwise noted).

Cleaning Charges

Cleaning charges are assessed per stay for cleaning the unit after guest check out, regardless of the length of stay.  These will be collected as part of the reservation deposit, and will be fully refunded if you cancel reservation before arrival.

Keeper’s Room                                                $25

Lighthouse Keeper’s Apartment                  $65

Head Keeper’s House                                    $80

Assistant Keeper’s Houses (#s 2, 3 & 4)    $95

Pet Charges

Pets are welcome in head Keeper’s House and Assistant Keeper’s Houses 2 & 3.  The charge is $25 per pet, maximum of 3 pets per house.  These will be collected as part of the reservation deposit, and will be fully refunded if you cancel your reservation before arrival.

Please note that all dogs must be on leash when outside of the vacation home, and dogs should not be left in the homes when you go out.  We also expect your dogs to be kept quiet, particularly in the evenings, as a courtesy to our other guests. Click on this Pet & Service Animal Policy to review all the requirements for having a pet be part of your stay.

Cancellation Policy 

We are a small, nonprofit organization and do not have the ability to recover from cancellations that larger hotels do, so we have the following cancellation policy.  Your understanding in this regard is greatly appreciated.  Only the rental rates are used to calculate cancellation charges. All Cleaning Charges, Pet Charges, and Lodging Taxes will be refunded to the customer, only the rental rates are calculated into the cancellation charges.

31 days or more before arrival:  $100 Cancellation Charge charged, balance of deposit is refunded.
Less than 31 days (15-30 days): We will retain 50% of the rental rate of your deposit, then refund the balance of the rental rate plus any taxes, cleaning and/or pet fees.
Less than 15 days (0-14 days): We will retain the entire rental rate but will refund the taxes, cleaning and/or pet fees associated with the reservation.

* Rebooking Charges 

We allow guests to change their reservation date(s) one time instead of cancelling the reservation.  If you choose to rebook your reservation instead of cancelling it, your cancellation charge may be waived.  The following is the Rebooking Charges schedule:
31 days or more before arrival:  $50 Rebooking Charge will be charged in lieu of the $100 Cancellation Charge.
Less than 31 days (15-30 days):  $50 Rebooking Charge and $50 per reservation day charged in lieu of 50% Cancellation Charge.
Less than 15 days (0-14 days):   No Rebooking option offered.

If you have rebooked your reservation once and need to cancel or rebook again, you will be charged the appropriate cancellation charge as detailed in the Cancellation Policy above.

COVID-19 Policy & Agreement

All guests staying in our cottages agree to comply with the operative Mendocino County Health Officer orders (https://www.mendocinocounty.org/community/novel-coronavirus/health-order) and agree to reimburse PALKI costs of housing at its current daily lodging rate, plus food and basic essential need costs in the event a guest, without primary residence in the County, is determined by a medical professional to require isolation or quarantine for COVID-19 during their stay without recourse against the County of Mendocino and comply with any and all isolation/quarantine orders and contract tracing required by County public health authorities. For guests who maintain primary residence in Mendocino County or at such other location as Public Health determines would be safe to travel, Public Health will authorize their return home for isolation and quarantine purposes.

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