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Benbow Historic Inn - Garberville, California

Welcome to the Benbow Historic Inn, a premiere North Coast Hotel, Golf Course and KOA RV resort located near Garberville – a small town in the heart of California Redwood Country near the Avenue of the Giants. Nestled on the banks of the Eel River in Humboldt County, California. Our resort offers something for everyone seeking a California Redwoods vacation.

We are open during construction. Book your room today!

Come for the Tea - Stay for the Magic

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Something for Everyone

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New Winter Brunch Hours

Our breakfast and lunch menus will now be served daily, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Start your day off with an early lunch or late breakfast in our fabulous dining room. Outdoor dining under the canopy of the redwoods will commence after Memorial Day.




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Romantic lodging, exquisite dining, intuitive service and endless activities are but a few descriptions of our world-class, Tudor-style resort.

The Benbow Historic Inn is located in Southern Humboldt County, 200 miles north of San Francisco on Highway 101. A short 3.5 hour drive from the bay area will bring guests right to the hotel's doorstep at Benbow Exit #636.

Recent Restorations

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Benbow Historic Inn completed a $600,000 restoration of all guestrooms and hallways including carpets, draperies, wall coverings and bedding. 

Our beautiful Terrace has been resurfaced and can now accomodate up to 220 guests for memorable outdoor events.

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So Close - Yet A World Away

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Romance, Dining & Golf

From romantic lodging and exquisite fine dining at our world-class Tudor-style hotel, to family lodging and pool-side fun at our RV resort, to scenic golf on our 9-hole course, we are your ideal redwood getaway resort. The beautiful Benbow Valley is within easy driving distance to the Wine Country, Mendocino County and San Francisco Bay Area.

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Beautiful, Relaxing Location

Just minutes away from the breathtaking vistas of the Lost Coast, hiking, kayaking and birding in the North Coast, and majestic old growth redwood forests along the Avenue of the Giants, the Benbow Historic Inn is the perfect place to find romance and total relaxation. See our specials page for your ideal redwood experience at the best price.

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Meetings, Celebrations & Events

From corporate retreats to formal weddings, non-profit fundraisers to family reunions, baby showers to association meetings, the Benbow Historic Inn has over 8,000 square feet of combined indoor and outdoor venue space. We offer on-site, world-class catering options complimented with exceptional service tailored to any event.

Intuitive Service - Benbow Style

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Casual Elegance and Attention to Detail

Our staff takes great pride in their work. In a time when when the world is moving full-speed into the digital age, Benbow Historic Inn invites you to slow down and experience a comfortable level of service that is unique to our property. Relax in our lobby for daily tea and scones, enjoy the challenge of a puzzle or start that novel that you haven't had the time to open. Step back in time to 1926 when ladies and gentlemen served ladies and gentlemen.