Benbow Historic Inn
445 Lake Benbow Dr.
Garberville, California, 95542, United States
(707) 923-2124 | (800) 355-3301
(707) 923-2122
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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.

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. Pancake and French Toast service ends at 11:00 AM.

Start your day off with an early lunch or late breakfast in our faboulous 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 the Benbow Exit, #636.

McNab Ridge Winemaker Weekend Lodging Package

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Benbow Historic Inn is delighted to announce a very special Winemaker Weekend package in conjunction with our friends at the McNab Ridge Wine Company on the weekend of March 20 - 21.

Offering premium, hand-crafted Mendocino wines from the finest grapes, the McNab Ridge Winery has been a local favorite for over 70 years. Package rates begin at $190 for a single package and $220 for a couple package, and include luxury lodging accommodations.

Click here for the menus, wines and event schedule.

Recent Restorations

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

Our beautiful Terrace has been re-surfaced 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.

2015 Multi-County Chamber Mixer - March 6th

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Humboldt, Trinity, Del Norte, and Sonoma County Chamber Members are invited to attend our 2015 Annual Multi-County Chamber Mixer. In addition to a wonderful array of food and beverage delights, there will also be great door prizes, and the opportunity to mix and mingle with our local politicians and regional business owners. Benbow Historic Inn will again offer a special lodging package that includes a $30 food and beverage credit. For reservations, please call us at 707-923-2124 or visit us online at www.BenbowInn.Com, Promo Code "CHAMBER".

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.

Wine Auction raises over $25,000 for The Healy Senior Center

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This year's beneficiary of Benbow Historic Inn's 19th annual charity wine auction was the Healy Senior Center, located in Redway.

Presenting the check for $25,564.10 to Heather Gathmann, Executive Director of the Center are John Elliott, Teresa Porter and John Porter of Benbow Historic Inn.

This annual charity auction has raised over $250,000 for local charities, causes and non-profits since its inception in 1995.