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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Review of Whale Tale Cabin, McKinleyville, California, March, 2015
"The owner and housekeeper and even neighbors were very pleasant to deal with. The cabin was wonderfully comfortable: well stocked cook in kitchen, laundry, plenty of hot water, and a furnace that heats the place up quickly, comfortable beds, a good fireplace, lots of windows, beautiful views, and a hot tub overlooking the Mad River and the ocean. The location is perfect for Redwoods, beaches with magnificent surf, small delicious breweries, shops in Arcadia and Eureka, and we were in time for a Blues Night Festival nearby."
Guest: the SummersDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 30, 2015
"My family which consisted of 4 adult kids and 4 toddlers and me, had a wonderful time at Compass Rose. Sitting out on the furthest point in Sea Ranch, you see ocean and cliffs all around; all the rooms have gorgeous views of this. We all loved the telescope and finding whales. The spa is a delight and the deck is wonderful for coffee in the morning and wine in the evening. The children loved sitting looking out at the waves and walking on the beautiful paths. It was close to beaches for shell hunting and walking in the water...brrr! We saw seals and strange looking birds who stared back at us! Also, there were lots of deer walking very close to the house. It was so peaceful and fun for all, a vacation that was perfect for a large family. As a side note, there is lots of room for little ones to sleep and very comfortable beds for the adults! We would recommend this place to all!!!"
Guest: Nathan and NicoleDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 2, 2015
The property manager was very helpful.
The vacation rental was clean.
I was somewhat unhappy with the location.
I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
The. Lam beach house was very beautiful and a few minute drive to the beach. However the property was extremely smaller than the pictures portray. At the edge of the lawn is a straight drop off of a cliff which was scary. Wish there was a fence. Overall great house."
Guest: Sara L.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 11, 2015
"We have now made 4 visits to Pelican's Nest and I felt compelled to leave another (glowing) review. As has been mentioned again and again, between the perfect location and the well-appointed home it's hard to imagine a better place to take refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city. Gualala offers everything you need to stock the larder or even a casual meal out if you like. And there's all the other beauty of the north coast at your disposal in a central location
But beyond the surroundings it's good to know that Marcie and Patty are such warm and concerned hosts who are genuinely interested in your comfort and well-being during your stay. Each time we return we feel as if we're being welcomed home after a long journey away. Even when there is the odd maintenance issue it has been swiftly addressed - Patty and Marcie are responsive and available, making certain that your stay remains "perfect".
Finding a pet-friendly place as nice as Pelican's would be a huge challenge. Not only has our four-legged kid been welcomed but the proximity to the beach and even the quiet neighborhood give you plenty of options to help "fido" get his exercise.
The only bad thing about Pelican's Nest is having to leave ... but we always know we'll be back. We've found our perfect slice of paradise by the sea!"
Guest: East Bay TravellersDate of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: January 13, 2015