The 12 Best Airbnbs In Mendocino, California

September 12, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Mendocino, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Mendocino and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Mendocino Lighthouse – A Seaside Retreat

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $440 per night, airbnb.com

The beautiful seaside house, located centrally in Mendocino is an ideal family vacation spot. Featuring a full open sea-side view, a large deck for evening spirits, and a modern polished interior for that memorable vacation trip. The house has 2 bedrooms, 1 queen-sized bed and 2-single beds for you and your loved ones.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Full oceanfront view from all rooms-stunning great room 2 watch whales/wildlife-enormous deck w/fire pit-private setting-2 miles from Mendocino Village-1 mile from Russian Gulch SP-recent home remodel w/brand new furnishings-no smoking, no kids, no pets, and no parties.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Indoor fireplace | Heating | Cable TV | TV | Hot water | Iron | Essentials | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“This is a gem of a place and Alice is an exceptional host! This was our first extended stop after a week of driving and one night stays, walking into these tranquil views was a revitalizing. We spent the majority of the first day just soaking up the views and peacefulness from the house.” – Louise
“The house is beautiful, just as the pictures show. Alice responded very quickly to the couple of questions that we had after checking in. We had a wonderful holiday.” – Erin
“Amazing place to visit with friends. Absolutely stunning location, great house and lots of beautiful walks and local outings. ” – Sarah
“Great stay at alice's house …the view point is simply amazing and unique , and the stylish modern house is extremely comfortable . a great place to revitalize and spend hours watching the ocean .” – Francois
“Great view; very clean; great amenities – well equipped; very relaxing and enjoyable. Very clear and thorough instructions and communications which were very helpful.” – Jamie

#2 Pelican's Pier – Dramatic Surf Views

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $660 per night, airbnb.com

Ever wanted a lovely coastal view as you enjoy your coffee and snacks with friends and family? Pelican's Pier is a tailor-made vacation rest house just for you! The house, located strategically in Mendocino County offers a dynamic view of the Mendocino Coast, and comes with 3 bedrooms, 3 separate beds and 2 baths, for your ideal getaway trip.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Enjoy 360 views from this new home located south of Fort Bragg on the Pomo Bluffs. You will enjoy dramatic views of the Mendocino Coast – from Noyo Bay to Todd’s Point to the meadow (and resident herd of deer)Other things to note. Nightly pet fee of $25 per pet not included in the rate and to be collected at check-in. Our pet kit includes a pet bed, towel, sheet, bowls, treats and other surprises. Great views and close to town!”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Heating | Cable TV | TV | Essentials | Kitchen | Oven | Cooking basics | Dishwasher | Coffee maker | Microwave

Guest Reviews

“The homes location is stunning. The house is well maintained, with beautiful ocean views. Overall the experience was great.” – Lauren
“Pelican Pier is a well located, spotlessly clean home with an outstanding view. We stayed four nights which was a perfect amount of time see the sights and also have some down time for rest and relaxation.” – Allison
“This house exceeded our expectations! It was absolutely beautiful and had amazing views! It’s location was perfect and it was so nice to be so to a walking path.” – Julie
“View is stunning and you are seconds away from the trail at Pomo Bluffs while still having privacy in the house. Very dog friendly, and a little doggy pampering package was waiting for our pup.” – Kimberly
“Great place in an incredible location! Felt very safe – the place was spotless. We had a lovely time.” – Sari

#3 Huckleberry Cottage Minutes From Mendocino Village

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $210 per night, airbnb.com

Located just 3 miles from Mendocino Village, this wooden style cottage is the ideal vacation resort for groups of 4. The Huckleberry Cottage features a full dedicated kitchen with all basic necessities, an comfortable seating area, 1 queen-sized bed and 1 bath, serving as a perfect vacation spot to explore the nearby wilderness and coasts.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Welcoming cottage on a wooded property bordering Jackson State Forest, 3 miles from Mendocino Village. Experience a unique country setting. Visit our two dwarf goats & flock of chickens, play Bocce on our half court, or just enjoy your morning coffee or evening wine on your patio, privately set away from the main house (no other visible neighbors).”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Indoor fireplace | Heating | Iron | Hot water | Essentials | High chair | Children’s books and toys | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Free parking on premises | Single level home

Guest Reviews

“Our stay at the Huckleberry Cottage was fantastic. Hollis is an amazing host, welcoming, kind, and hospitable. The cottage and the surrounding property is wonderful, our two kids loved it so much, especially the animals, they barely wanted to leave and explore beautiful Mendocino.” – Dina
“I could not have imagined a better place to stay. Save your time and just make the booking. Hollis' location is ideal, and her cottage is so well-decorated and supplied with everything you'd need.” – Alexa
“Wow! If you want a true retreat in a sunny spot in the woods of Mendocino, this is your place. Hollis, not only is an amazing, kind host, she literally thought of everything, whether you are traveling solo, as a couple, or a family with a young child.” – Lale
“Huckleberry Cottage is wonderful! From the gardens with hammock, outdoor seating, glass sculptures and birdhouses, to the goats, chickens and bocce court, the outdoor space is stunning.” – Kathy
“Beautiful, happy trees and serenity! The location and home was amazing!” – Karan

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#4 20-Acre Family Farm With Hot Tub And Orchard

11 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $520 per night, airbnb.com

The Quail Gate is a 20 acre Family farmhouse, featuring a dedicated kitchen, 4 bedrooms, modern furniture, wooden flooring, and a lovely view of the expansive farmland. This exquisite resort, located just south of the Jug Handle State Natural Reserve is an ideal vacation destination for large groups of friends or family.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Quail Gate is a spacious and comfortable solar-powered home situated on Rhizing Ground Farm. It features an exceptional kitchen, 4-6 person hot tub, and sweeping views of the farm's orchard; pasture, and pond. Here you will find beautiful landscaping, play swings for children, walking paths, and more.”

Amenities

Wifi | Air conditioning | Dryer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Indoor fireplace | Heating | TV | Hot water | Iron | Essentials | Children’s books and toys

Guest Reviews

“Best B&B I ever stayed at! Super clean and unbelievably spacious, extremely well stocked with everything you could possibly need. The beds were super snuggly but the best part was the land, it was like being on a resort!” – Heidi
“Megan’s place is absolutely beautiful and great for a family. It literally has anything you can possibly need and Megan is a great host. 100% recommend!” – Ruben
“This house is fantastic! Our kids loved the swings, feeding the chickens, picking berries along the road, exploring the magical forest paths and the walk to the farm on the next property where we could buy produce.” – Rachel
“A lovely home in beautiful surroundings. It is exactly as described. A very comfortable stay with everything we needed and wanted.” – Caroline
“Spectacular house on a beautiful and private property. The host is super helpful and responsive. The kitchen is very well stocked and we really enjoyed cooking meals there.” – Lauren

#5 Gull Cottage – Dog Friendly Getaway In Mendocino

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $550 per night, airbnb.com

Are you looking for the perfect destination for your getaway trip with friends and family? Then Gull Cottage has all that you are looking for! This cozy cottage, located on the Northern Coast of Mendocino, has a unique ceramic-tile and floor design, featuring 3 bedrooms, a hot tub, and a lovely kitchen to make your getaway trip worth every penny.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Gull Cottage is a special getaway on the Northern Coast. Perfectly located on a quiet street minutes from town, Caspar Beach, Russian Gulch State Park, and the Point Cabrillo Lighthouse. Walk the headlands or hike to a waterfall, shop in town, or just enjoy the stars in the hot tub.”

Amenities

Wifi | Heating | TV | Hot water | Essentials | Free parking on premises | Hot tub | Kitchen | Dishes and silverware | Coffee maker | Stove | Microwave

Guest Reviews

“Lovely house in a beautiful area. It was the perfect base for exploring Mendocino and Fort Bragg. We could even walk down to view the seals from our house, and drive just a few minutes to beautiful Caspar Beach.” – Jamie
“We had a great stay here in Mendocino! Location is really great (number of peek-a-boo ocean views), great walks, cozy clean house w wifi, great hot tub, comfy beds.” – Clara & Eric
“Fantastic location! We could hear the sea lions and watch the deer from the deck. The hot tub was a perk as well!” – Michelle
“Jennifer's place exceeded our expectations with thoughtful touches and amenities. The place was clean with modern kitchen and baths. Check-in was easy – would highly recommend!” – Tatiana
“We had a great time at the Gull Cottage located along one of the many beautiful bluffs of the Mendocino coast. The cottage was perfectly situated between Mendocino and Fort Bragg and provided all the amenities that any family would need for a quick weekend getaway.” – Toni & Natalie

#6 Cochito Cabin

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $340 per night, airbnb.com

Cochito is an exquisite anchorage-themed cabin, ideal for you and your adventure buddies to recharge after a long trekking and hiking trip. The beautiful cabin is situated in the Sportsman Park, next to the Noyo Harbor, and features two spacious bedrooms, and a lounge and waiting area to make the most of your voyage!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“When you stay at the Cochito, you’re the skipper, and you set the course! Whether you prefer hills, redwoods, the ocean, or all of the above, we have it here. You’ll return from leave relaxed and refreshed and ready.”

Amenities

Wifi | Heating | Cable TV | TV | Essentials | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Coffee maker | Microwave | Refrigerator | Hair dryer | Shampoo

Guest Reviews

“Great grills and seafood spots within walking distance. 5 minutes to glass beach, 8 minutes to pudding creek beach! Worked great for us! Very nice neighbors too!” – Katelyn
“Clean and described accurately. A very fun place to stay.” – Jennifer
“This was such a great place! The size was great and so was the location. Definitely would stay here again.” – Amber
“The place was great. It was cozy, charming, and very clean. The posting (description and photos) very accurately matched/described the actual place.” – Andy
“The Cochito was super clean and such a fun place to stay. The staff were very fun and friendly. We had a great time.” – Dena

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#7 Romantic Ridgetop Escape With A Hot Tub

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $340 per night, airbnb.com

A spectacular view of the coast awaits you at this sun-drenched wood house in the Mendocino County. Situated perfectly close to the highway, the home provides easy access to conveniences and restaurants, while being far from the disturbances or urban life. Sit together with your spouse, partner, or family of 3 in the spacious lounge and watch the magical nature through the massive windows!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Find your happy place at the intersection of ocean serenity and enchanted redwood forests in Albion! This 1-bedroom, 1-bath vacation rental upholds a rustic elegance with revealing windows, exposed beams, and a charming ‘woodstove.' With a large deck and hot tub overlooking coastal and river valley views, you may never want to leave this cottage.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Indoor fireplace | Heating | Essentials | Iron | Hot water | Hotub | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Dishes and silverware | Refrigerator

Guest Reviews

“Went on this trip looking to socially distance from society and this was the perfect space. It was very secluded and offered privacy. All the windows really helps take in the beauty of the location from inside. Pretty enough to be a painting.” – Enrique
“The cabin is a total gem! The view is even more amazing than excepted. Watching whale spouts while having breakfast or in the jacuzzi were highlights. Ocean views from bed! A true romantic getaway.” – Julie
“This cabin is a stunner! Just as beautiful in person. All the amenities you can want, and then some. Bed was comfortable and place was clean. The sunsets at night we’re breathtaking. This place deserves every bit of its 5 star rating!” – Lisa
“This is a super charming rental which served our needs perfectly . The location is very secluded and private. I loved the large windows and expansive deck. My husband loved gazing at the stars from the hot tub late at night.” – Katy
“This is a great little cottage. Ideal for a romantic couples getaway. Obviously thoughtfully designed and built with a beautiful setting and amazing view.” – John

#8 The Bay-View Loft

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $460 per night, airbnb.com

The Bay View Loft, located in the heart of the Mendocino Bay, provides an excellent sea view, and top-grade facilities for your getaway trip with friends and family. This exquisite apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a wooden-style resting lounge and a modern kitchen to make your getaway trip one for the books.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Two bedroom Apartment overlooking Mendocino Bay in the heart of town. The spaceStop looking, this is the one! Located upstairs on Main Street in Mendocino, this brand new contemporary apartment has a full kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with shower and a private deck looking right out onto bay and ocean. Unbeatable location, walk to shops, restaurants and the beach.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Washer | Indoor fireplace | Heating | TV | Essentials | Iron | Hot water | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Free street parking | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“Mike and Eula’s place is a true gem located right across the street from the ocean. You can easily access anything you might need on foot (market, shopping, restaurants, beach, hikes). The apartment is lovely and well-appointed.” – Heather
“What a beautiful loft with amazing views. Right in town and walking distance to trails and the beach. Amazing first stop on our summer road trip.” – Melissa
“This was amazing. Location, location, location. The view was spectacular.” – Cheryl
“Gorgeous place, outstanding views. Fireplace and deck were great touches. Bed/comfort of pillows were a little stiff, but slept well nonetheless.” – Madeline
“We've stayed at several lofts on Main St. This one is by far the nicest. The finishings are modern and the space is airy and comfortable.” – Chuck

#9 Historic Coastal Mansion With Ballroom

12 Guests | 7 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms

Book Now: $990 per night, airbnb.com

This exclusive mansion, located in Fort Bragg on the Mendocino Coast is the ideal vacation resort for large family reunions, parties, and corporate events. Featuring 7 spacious bedrooms, 7 baths, multiple entertainment and dining facilities, this home is truly remarkable. It's multi-story design is sure to excite you and provide you with the best possible vacation experience.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“The Weller House was built in 1886 in the historic and storied coastal town of Fort Bragg, California. The 7 bedroom, 7 bathroom main house & 3rd floor ballroom make the perfect gathering place for small retreats and group gatherings of friends or family members.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Heating | Hot water | Essentials | Free street parking | Kitchen | Stove | Oven | Microwave | Baking sheet | Dishwasher

Guest Reviews

“Nicole’s place (the Weber Inn) was fantastic!! Everything was clean, I for table, and went smoothly. The house manager was super friendly and we only wished we had more time there!” – Julia
“Fantastic location within walking distance to the whole town of Ft. Bragg, Glass Beach, Cowlicks ice cream and the local breweries. While we didn't get a sunset this time both spaces have beautiful views of the ocean.” – Kevin
“If you love old classic homes – this place is beautiful. This home has been upgraded to modern comfort but detail in each room is unique and perfect to the time this beautiful home was built.” – Erin
“We loved our stay here! It was a great location, so close to downtown. The building was beautiful and we enjoyed learning about its history.” – Maria
“This inn is perfect for a large group – lots of private rooms, room to spread out and the front yard is a great gathering spot. It is full of charm and personality.” – Kimberly

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#10 Unique Garden Atrium Home With Hot Tub And Yard

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $270 per night, airbnb.com

Are you looking for a spacious suite to rehab with friends and family? The Unique Garden Atrium Home is the ideal suite for you! This exquisite suite features a private yard, a hot tub, indoor and outdoor dining spaces, 2 bedrooms, 3 beds and 2 baths for a perfect vacation.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This beautiful, comfortable home just north of Fort Bragg offers a variety of outdoor spaces that can be enjoyed any time of year, no matter the weather. A private and quiet space just minutes to Glass Beach and downtown Fort Bragg. The home features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, indoor and outdoor dining spaces, full kitchen, laundry room, covered hot tub, private yard, and more.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Indoor fireplace | Heating | TV | Iron | Hot water | Essentials | Children’s dinnerware | Bathtub

Guest Reviews

“You will not be disappointed in any way. Kellie is a Super Host in every sense of the word. lovely artwork throughout the house and comfortable beds upstairs.” – Kathleen
“A beautiful tranquil oasis. The spacious house has a great garden, hot tube and bbq. Everyone enjoyed their visit.” – Ariana
“It's a really great place, close enough to town to be convenient but isolated enough to be exceptional peaceful. The amenities and ambiance were top notch. Like staying in a little enchanted garden, the pictures don't do it justice.” – Frank
“Kellie's place was amazing for us. It worked great for us with a busy toddler; so many things to explore in the garden and the atrium. The jacuzzi was also great to come back to at the end of a day of hiking or beach combing.” – Lia
“highly recommend this house. Very clean quite. And comfortable.” – Cynthia

#11 Charming Caspar Cottage

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $220 per night, airbnb.com

Searching for a quiet, romantic cottage for your couple's excursion in Mendocino? Then Caspar Cottage is the ideal rest place for you! This lovely cabin comes with one bedroom, an aesthetic view of the Redwoods, wooden doors and tiles, and a comfortable interior for a memorable honeymoon trip.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“CasparCottage is a charming quiet nicely appointed cottage that we built on our 5 private acres 3 miles from the ocean and 10 minutes from Mendocino or Fort Bragg Walk to the WATERFALL in the Russian Gulch State Park from the cottage We have been sharing our cottage with guests for many years and have many guests that return year after year.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Indoor fireplace | Heating | Cable TV | TV | Iron | Pocket wifi | Ethernet connection | Essentials | Hot water | Bathtub

Guest Reviews

“A lovely stay, Diane was very welcoming and the space was incredibly clean and cozy. The hosts were helpful but also gave us our space. A wonderful stay for couples!” – Kaleigh
“A 3-day weekend getaway turned into a relaxing and wonderful experience at Caspar Cottage. We appreciated the comfortable bed, the spacious bathroom with plenty of natural light and the shower with just the right pressure to release tense muscles.” – Kim
“My wife and I, along with our two year old had an amazing visit. Would absolutely recommend to couples and small families.” – Chris
“A beautiful, well furnished cabin with nice touches. You won't regret staying here. Diane and her husband are very friendly and generous.” – Kristopher
“The Casper cottage is indeed a unique escape to the redwoods of Mendocino. Diane and Bob have created a wonderfully quite, relaxing and private space for guests. We look forward to returning to this wonderful place.” – Robert

#12 Cozy Cabin In The Forest – 5 Acres Of Bliss

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $220 per night, airbnb.com

Ever wanted to vacation with your family at a cozy cabin, in the middle of the forest, with a lovely view of the woods and trees? Then this cottage is exclusively for you! Located in the heart of the Jackson State Forest, this cabin provides an ideal rest place, equipped with 1 bedroom, 2 beds and 1 bath for you to relax after hiking and jogging activities. The cottage is located in close proximity to both Fort Bragg and Mendocino.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Adorable owner built cabin with custom open beam ceilings nestled in the forest adjacent to Jackson State Forest, providing endless trails for hiking and biking. Quiet country setting, yet conveniently located between Mendocino and Fort Bragg and minutes from the beach and either town, making this a perfect location to enjoy all of the Mendocino coast.”

Amenities

Wifi | Indoor fireplace | Heating | Cable TV | TV | Iron | Essentials | Hot water | Children’s books and toys | Bathtub | Free parking on premises | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“This cottage is absolutely lovely – a beautiful space in a beautiful area. We loved the cottage design with all of the wood and windows, looking out to the gardens and trees. The place is beautifully decorated and impeccably clean.” – Irene
“This is our third stay at Brackenfern and it never disappoints. We will be back!” – Steven
“Cozy cabin in a quiet setting. Very close to gorgeous beaches and the charming little town of Mendocino.” – Alena
“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Melinda's cabin. It provided serenity, quiet and beauty in a perfect location for exploring the North Coast. We had everything we needed for a comfortable stay in a nicely appointed cabin surrounded by gardens and forest.” – Nancy
“Such a beautiful cabin nestled in the woods. There are so many windows yet it feels so private. The place was also STOCKED with everything you can imagine ( spices, first aid kit, so many towels, toiletries for the indoor and outdoor shower).” – Guita

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