This inn is a monument to 1920s rustic elegance; the Redwood Empire’s first luxury resort is a national historic landmark. Hollywood’s elite once frolicked in the Tudor-style resort’s lobby, where you can play chess by the crackling fire, and enjoy complimentary afternoon tea and scones. Note that the inn is currently undergoing a massive expansion project.
Rooms have top-quality beds, antique furniture and crystal sherry decanters (including complimentary sherry). The window-lined dining room (breakfast and lunch $10 to $15, dinner mains $22 to $32) serves excellent meals; the rib eye earns raves.
Overlooking the river, Benbow Historic Inn features river, mountain and garden views in all rooms. The outdoor pool, restaurant and spa area is onsite. Free WiFi is included. Bathrobes, free toiletries and and iPod docking station are provided in each room. A private balcony is featured in select rooms Benbow Historic Inn. Daily maid service is provided and bicycles are offered to guests of Benbow Historic Inn. Locally sourced cuisine is featured at the restaurant onsite. Outdoor terrace dining overlooking the gardens is offered in the warmer months. Avenue of the Giants is 26 minutes’ drive away and showcases a scenic Redwoods. Benbow Valley RV Resort & Golf is 10 minutes’ walk away. Benbow River is 5 minutes’ walk away from Benbow Historic Inn.
The property will be undergoing renovations to install an elevator and other accessibility improvements through 30 September 2017.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.