The Grey Whale Inn is a simple down to earth friendly and warm hearted place where everyone is welcome. The building is large and spacious so you have privacy and quiet when you want it. This historical building creates a unique atmosphere and we welcome both locals and travelers. We are informal and you are encouraged to make yourself at home. There are many common areas to explore or just relax in your room. During your stay at the Grey Whale, we are happy to have you and always do our best to make you comfortable and help you make the most of your time on the Mendocino Coast.
The Grey Whale Inn is conveniently located within two blocks of many restaurants, shops and galleries in the historic downtown Fort Bragg district . You can walk to the North Coast Brewing Company Taproom & Bar Restaurant. Sample the Internationally famous locally brewed Beers and listen to Fine Jazz on the Weekends. Laurel Street is home to Cucina Verona restaurant, a great spot for a glass of wine and acoustic music. Headlands Café has coffee, desserts and late night live music. You can find Taka’s Sushi, or Cowlicks locally made ice cream and unique boutiques like Tangents and Local Artist Galleries on Main St.
Every 1st Friday the shops and galleries stay open late offering free snacks. Five minutes away in Noyo Harbor you can watch the Fisherman come in with the catch of the day. Enjoy a great dinner with an amazing view at Noyo Harbor Inn restaurant. You might be having that fish on your dinner plate later at Silvers At the Wharf or Sea Pal's Fish and Chips.
At the Grey Whale Inn, you can quickly feel a part of the local scene, if you want. The Inn is a haven for visiting students to the famous Krenov Fine Woodworking School, artists associated with the Mendocino Art Center and medical professionals visiting Mendocino Coast District Hospital.
We are closely affiliated with the premiere raw food culinary school - Living Light Culinary Institute. For 20 years, Living Light has been training thousands of people from more than 60 countries in the techniques of plant-based nutrition and gourmet culinary techniques at our state-of-the-art facility in downtown Fort Bragg.
We offer tours of the facility upon request. Contact our front desk staff to set-up a time. 707.964.2420