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  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Golf Course
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
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Located in Benbow, Benbow Historic Inn is in a rural location and close to Tooby Memorial Park and Humboldt County Office. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Garberville Town Square and Richardson Grove State Park.


Make yourself at home in one of the 55 individually furnished guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

While the golfer in the family is out on the course, try one of the other recreational amenities offered, such as an outdoor pool or a spa tub. Additional features at this Tudor hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and wedding services.

Food & Drink

You can enjoy a meal at a restaurant serving the guests of Benbow Historic Inn, or stop in at a grocery/convenience store. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Full breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 1:00 PM for a fee.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Benbow? This hotel has 8000 square feet (743 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Benbow Historic Inn
445 Lake Benbow Dr
Garberville, CA 95542 United States


4.0 Very Good 817 Reviews
Great over night stop for the 101
Reviewed 22 hours ago

Just happened to stay here 1 night . Location, food and staff.
Great for a couple to unwind after a day of sightseeing.
Must say staff were a credit to the management. Alot of history in this place. Will definitely recommend this to any of our friends travelling on the 101. one we will visit again

Reviewed 2 days ago

A friend and I wandered through Easter morning and were treated like guests as we sat a few moments in the library, the reception room and bought a few items at the shop. We strolled the grounds and imagined wonderful events here. The river and bridge are beautiful!

charming resort hotel in beautiful natural setting, superb dining
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nestled in a beautiful natural setting on a bend in the South Fork Eel River, the Benbow Historic Inn boasts a charming resort ambience that transports guests back nearly a century -- with the comforts and luxuries we expect in a hotel today. The hotel staff offered impeccable friendly service during our stay, and our one experience in the dining room was absolutely wonderful, with superb cuisine (my wife and I both chose Chilean sea bass and sea scallops as our main dish) brilliantly prepared and attractively presented. It was a dinner equal or superior to any we'd ever feasted on, and we lived for many years in New York, Tokyo, and Kyoto, great cities for diners. Our party of four enjoyed a sumptuous taster's menu of ten or twelve (! truly astonishing) desserts, also unsurpassed in our experience. Highest praise and warmest thanks to Chef Michael, and to Brian, Will, Bruce, and Thomas. Their skill and hospitality are unforgettable.

Better than ever
Reviewed 6 days ago

Since our last stay, seven years ago, major remodeling/restoration has taken place resulting in a new bar, more rooms, new lobby/check inn at ground level, and a conference room. It’s fabulous! All in perfect sync with the original. Despite the great room/lounge being smaller, it’s still huge and having the bar right next to the restaurant is an excellent upgrade. Fabulous rooms, great service, beautiful, beautiful ambiance indoors & out. Convenient to the Redwoods State Parks.
We come here for a pampered anniversary getaway & will just have to do it more often.

Very pleasant surprise
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this for 2 nights when visiting humboldt park.

Very pleasantly surprised. Full of character and charm. Friendly staff, comfortable rooms and pleasant communal areas. Dinner very good but pricey.

I would definitely recommend!