Elk Cove Inn & Spa in Elk, CA

6300 CA-1Elk, CA 95432
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Covid-19 Practices and Policies:

  • The Inn request that guests wear a mask when in close quarters with other guests and staff.
  • If you are feeling unwell, they request that you notify them by phone so that they can reschedule your stay.
  • If while you are at the inn and become unwell, they request that you notify them and make arrangements to return home.
  • All guests are requested to practice social distancing during check in, while enjoying the property, at breakfast and when interacting with other guests and staff.

Guest Room Practices:

  • Each room is thoroughly cleaned and sanitized prior to guest arrival. All surfaces, furniture, linens and amenities are sanitized.
  • Once your room is cleaned and prepared for you, no one enters the room prior to your arrival.
  • Arriving at your room, you will find a set of masks, antibacterial hand sanitizer, disposable gloves and wipes.
  • The Inn does not provide cleaning during your stay. You are welcome to request any amenities and supplies that need to be replenished during your stay.


Elk Cove Inn & Spa is located on the beautiful, romantic Mendocino coast, atop a bluff overlooking a dramatic beachfront. It was built in 1883 and became one of the first bed and breakfast inns on the Mendocino coast in 1968. During your stay, you'll have a stunning view of wildlife, great service, an amazing breakfast, and a great place to unwind and relax while enjoying luxury accommodations and breathtaking views.

up to 4 people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Elk Travel Experts
  • Romantic destination.
  • Includes daily American breakfast served to room.
  • Pet friendly. MUST notify Elk Cove Inn prior to arrival.
  • Non-smoking property.
  • Free parking for guests only.
  • Check-in time is between 4 PM - 6 PM. Must notify Elk Cove Inn if arriving after 6 PM.
  • Elk Cove Inn is not a child-friendly environment, please notify the inn if planning to bring a child/children.

Property Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Handicapped Access
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant on Property
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Wedding Services
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Fishing Deck/Pier
  • Concierge Services
  • Barbecue Grill(s)
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from Elk Cove Inn & Spa
Check-In: 4:00pm Check-Out: 11:00am
ELK COVE INN & SPA voted #1 of 77 Bed & Breakfasts in Mendocino County on Trip Advisor.

Enjoy one of the most spectacular views on the Mendocino coast. Nestled in peaceful seclusion atop a bluff overlooking a mile of dramatic beachfront, the Elk Cove Inn’s Craftsman-style Mansion was built in 1883 by the L.E. White Lumber Co. as the Mill Superintendent’s home. It became one of the first bed & breakfast inns on the Mendocino Coast in 1968. The inn is set back from the road, surrounded by native trees, a creek and the ocean, with private stairs to the driftwood-strewn beach below.

This one-of-a-kind, ocean view Mendocino Coast bed and breakfast, with luxurious accommodations and European-style Day Spa is totally dedicated to your rest, relaxation and rejuvenation.covid-19 safe practices & policies
Not far from Napa and Sonoma, a drive on California’s Route 128 takes you through the Anderson Valley — home to popular wineries and champagne cellars — then leads you through a magnificent redwood forest to the Pacific Ocean and on to the majestic Elk Cove Inn situated on the most breathtaking route of California’s Highway One.

Elk Cove Inn is a favorite for romantic getaways, honeymoons and anniversaries, people who travel with their pets, girlfriend getaways, LGBT travelers, spa retreats, marriage proposals, elopements, weddings … reunions, and business gatherings!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Elk Cove Inn & Spa

Does the room come with breakfast?

Yes. When you book a room at Elk Cove Inn and Spa, an American breakfast is included for each person in the room. Breakfast is served to your room between 8:30 - 10:00 AM hotel time. 

Is Wifi included?

Yes. Free Wifi is included in the price paid for the room. 

Is parking available?

Free parking is available to on-site guests only. RVs of any size are not allowed. 

Is smoking allowed?

Guests are not allowed to smoke inside the rooms or decks but permitted in the garden area, away from the rooms. A $500 cleaning fee is charged for smoking in a guest room.

Are children allowed?

Please keep in mind that the inn is not a child-friendly environment. Please notify Elk Inn and Spa in advance if you plan to bring young children so that the property can discuss the etiquette and safety issues. Also, the property is located on an ocean bluff with uneven terrain and few railings or barricades, and there are no “play” areas or even paths for walking with a stroller. There is an additional $30 per night for each child.

Are pets allowed?

Pets are accepted and guests MUST notify the Inn prior to arrival. A pet fee of $25 per night per pet is charged at check-in. Pet policies apply. 

Is there a pool on the property?

There is no pool at Elk Cove Inn and Spa.

Is there a restaurant on-site?

A full Sibo restaurant is open Thursday through Monday from 6 PM - 7 PM hotel time. There is a Bistro Grab & Go menu available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with pick up at the office from 5:50 PM to 6:00 PM hotel time.