Please send us your comments! Help us ensure each guest
has their ideal "coast experience" and feels completely at
home here at The Beachcomber.
Click here to send your comments
to our webmaster email@example.com
A letter from one of our younger guests!
"The room that we had was very nice. I simply loved everything about it. And when my aunt booked this place I think she got a good deal. I just hope that we'll get enough money to spend the whole week here. But that someday will just have to wait. Until next time GOODBYE! P.S. I drew you a silly smiley face!"
Malhayla Maria, Monica and Rosie
"Just wanted to say "thank you" to all the wonderful staff for making our recent stay at the Beachcomber an amazing few nights... We stopped on our way up the coast to Seattle and stayed an extra night because we fell in love with the view, the waves, the breeze, the staff, and the room. If we wouldn't have had prior commitments, we would have stayed the entire week. The staff was very accommodating, not to mention a few locals that gave us great advice for places to check out while in Mendocino County. We couldn't have asked for more! We will definitely be making a return trip, as we have talked about inviting other couples for a relaxing week in the fall. Thank you again for making this unexpected detour the highlight of our vacation!
Skyler - California
"We want to thank you and your staff for a wonderful and memorable stay. Your hotel was so accommodating. We were so surprized with your special gift to us for our 50th wedding anniversary. What a treat! Finding the flowers on our room from our sons and family was a special surprize. Thanks for all your special touches and a wonderful cake!"
The Brainards - California
"My Husband and I just stayed there the weekend of June 19, 2010. We celebrated our sixth year wedding anniversary. It was heaven. You put us in room 209. Beautiful view, we will come back again. It was wonderful; it was such a great feeling to be able to be so relaxed. I recommend the Beachcomber to all my friends. Thanks again for such a wonderful time and stay. We will never forget it. "
Judy T ~ California
"My boyfriend and I were just recently traveling up the coast when we came across your motel. It was a spontaneous event, so we had made no reservations. When I stopped at the Motel the lady at the front desk was very helpful. She offered us a great rate, and accommodations for the dog. The room had a great view of the garden, and a cute patio to watch the sunset. I just wanted to say that we thoroughly enjoyed our visit, and we will absolutely be returning. To come across such a gem just traveling along the coast was awesome. Thanks Again!"
Cassandra ~ California
"Looks like fun - shame we couldn't stick around longer. But our three night stay last week was already wonderful - again! We'll be back ...
Thank you to Robin and the whole staff."
Christine and Alan ~ Reno, NV.
"Great location, spacious, clean room, comfortable bed, recommend 2nd fl. for unbeatable view. Friendly, efficient staff. All you could want for reasonable price."
Traveler ~ Pennsylvania
"To Gaby and all the Beachcomber staff~
Brad and I were so excited to receive the news that we won the September drawing. We came to Ft Bragg and stayed with you the 15th and 16th of Sept for our wedding in Mendocino. We put our 4 guests up there as well. Our guests enjoyed their stay at the Beachcomber as we always do.
We come to you 3, 4 or 5 times a year and have never had a bad experience. I, Michelle, have been enjoying the Beachcomber for over 13 years with my children and since have introduced it to my new husband, Brad. It has become "our" place.
I recommend the Beachcomber to many of my co-workers and know that some of them have stayed with you and also had a wonderful family, or romantic stay. I just want you to know that your efforts to make your guests stay a wonderful, romantic, family or just peaceful experience does not go unnoticed. I have come with family, with friends, with dogs, and once when a family member died I just came for peace. Your staff has always come through. I can not say enough. Thank you. Brad or myself will be contacting you soon to book our stay that we won. We are soooo excited. Many thanks!!"
Brad and Michelle Stark ~ Placerville CA
"Location - location - I liked that it was on edge of town rather than in town with views of stores - We specifically chose this hotel because it was the closest hotel on the water within walking distance to Glass Beach. We were on a mission..... We had the most awesome sunset directly off our porch and then made our way to the empty rooftop deck for libations while the sun went down..."
Schooner ~ CT
"Absolutely loved the Beachcomber. As a young family we are trying to create the annual traditions that our kids can remember and think of fondly when they become adults. The Beachcomber and Room 143 did just that -- the convenience of BBQ grill combined with the ability to use a simple stove top to make breakfast was super convenient. We enjoyed all aspects of Fort Bragg and The Beachcomber -- we can't wait to book our next visit! Thank you for being the professionals that you are -- much appreciated! See you soon."
The Conklin Family ~ CA
"Love, Love, Love the Beachcomber...My husband and I have stayed at various places in Fort Bragg over the years but the Beachcomber is our very favorite...Love the staff...Love the location...Love the panoramic ocean view...Love the magnificent sunsets...The Beachcomber is now and has been for quite some time the only place we stay when in Fort Bragg...We recommend it to family, friends and strangers...Mid May my sister, mom and I stayed in one of the newly renovated rooms on the north end and it was absolutely wonderful... As always, thank you to the staff for your most gracious hospitality..."
Randi Smith ~ Yuba City, CA
"My husband and I have been coming here for the past several years on our anniversary and love it more every time. It will be our 20 yr anniversary this year and we will again be spending it at The Beachcomber ! Our children love it too !!"
Jeff & Sherri ~ Elk Grove, Ca
"Our stay at the Beachcomber Motel was absolutely wonderful! The staff at the front desk were great to us, the rooms were really clean and the view of the ocean was unreal! I would recommend this motel to ANYONE!"
~ Football Fan, NV
"This place has become a favorite for many reasons. The location is superb - when we're talking "oceanfront view" here, it's the real deal - and what views they are! Between you and the awesome Pacific, only a paved bike/pedestrian trail and bluffs that take you to the beach. Affordable, comfortable, nice staff, in a quiet area north of town. A most special place for relaxing and adventuring, being moved by nature's beauty and power, whatever the weather."
Iris ~ CA
"Nina and I stayed here last night. It's at the north end of Fort Bragg on the ocean side of Highway 1. Of the motels we passed it was the most attractive. Nina found it through AAA and I was delighted to read positive Yelp reviews. We were on the second floor. The room was attractively decorated, not large, but comfortably sized. The ocean was very close and the sunset behind a windblown cypress on the bluff was stunning. There were two queen size beds and they were firm and comfortable. Towels were much thicker and better quality. There was a breakfast buffet but we didn't partake. The front desk staff were friendly and helpful w/ restaurant recommendations. We would definitely stay here again."
Tony & Nina ~ CA
"Thank you for a wonderful anniversary from August 19th through August 22nd. Your facility is wonderful, very happy with the service. We will be back next year approximately the same time. My wife has requested a top floor room with a view and a queen size bed. Again I say thank you all, for a very pleasurable experience. God bless and will see you all again as it is our yearly desire to visit."
~ Kenneth & Donna
"Oh how I wish I was there right now. See you in a few weeks."
Sue ~ CA
"Thank you. I love the updates and love coming to visit your area."
Karen ~ CA
"Thank you for the news about the special train trips... we appreciate it!"
Shellie ~ ID
"Wish we could be there... love it there so much... but alas here in Tahoe it is snowing and that means we have to go skiing :O) Have a Happy St Patrick's Day."
G&C ~ NV
"Thanks again for such a great surprise of the complimentary room. Doesn't matter what time of day, the view is breath taking!
We'll be back soon"
C & B - MD
"Lovely room with an awesome view. Perfect for last night of our honeymoon."
C & B ~ ID
"Many thanks once again for a great weekend. Staff, hospitality and room were great. Beachcomber is always the place we want to come to when we need rest and relaxation. Not to mention, the weather was exceptionally great."
Les & Sue ~ CA
"This was our final stop for our honeymoon. We drove down the Washington, Oregon and California coast and this motel was beautiful. The views from our balcony were amazing and we really enjoyed our stay here. Thank you!"
Bryan & Kristen ~ OR
"We LOVE your beach front! Very comfortable. Thank you!"
Cherin ~ CA
"I am very pleased with The Beachcomber. The location is what drew me here. I appreciate the website and blog - very helpful and well laid out."
Guest ~ FL
"Thank you for upgrading our room so we could enjoy the full beauty of the ocean view."
Billy and Jill ~ CA
"We had people smoking downstairs but the minute we told the front desk it was stopped immediately. I am glad this hotel is taking action. The maid service is the best ever! The rooms are spotless! Also, they are very courteous, always smiling! We loved the trails and we love the wildlife here and enjoyed seeing the two wonderful cats! I like to be able to go down and get a cup of coffee from the office whenever I wanted and I loved to sit under the umbrellas outside or in the lobby area watching the beautiful fish. Great Job!!!"
Kimball & Jeanne ~ WV
"Stayed in Fort Bragg before and noticed the view here was better, and the porches and walks are great. Have never had a nicer ocean view before. We will be back next February."
Phil & Mary ~ CA
"This is our third stay here and we enjoyed it very much!"
Robert ~ CA
"Loved the view - we had a lovely visit - Thank you!"
Boyd ~ CA
"Great view and location. Thank you!"
Guest ~ OR
"The people are great, rooms and views are breathtaking and very quiet. I will definitely be returning here. Thank you for everything."
Roland ~ CA
"Great view of the ocean. Thanks for real mugs for our coffee. We will be back again!"
Bill & Judy
"The view is spectacular. I appreciate the clean windows!"
Grace ~ MarylandCA
"Thank you for allowing pets!"
Guest ~ CA
"We have stayed here many times thru the years...The Beachcomber is our first choice!"
E & M ~ CA
"Your location is wonderful and having the old logging truck bridge - a walking bridge now - is great! We always enjoy our stays here and will probably return!"
CAROLYN S ~ CA
"Love the Beachcomber for many reasons but mostly because they are dog friendly! You cannot find a better place in the area that loves dogs and has such a wonderful place to walk. We came up in fall of 2006 and are on our way back for 2007. I feel safe here with my dog. I love the trails and the Old Haul Road. I love the people. What a relaxing place to retreat and revive!"
SUE B ~ Fresno CA
"We are So impressed with the beauty, variety and ease of your website!!! Good job!!"
~ RUSS & CATHY
"We love Fort Bragg and our favorite place to stay is Beachcomber's rooms 205-218. At one time we could walk down to the beach and back to the motel. But at 81 & 83, we could probably get down but not back up the hill (Ha). So now we sit on the deck and watch the waves, but the chairs are too short -- we cannot see over the railing or the railing is too high. Whatever you can do would be a great improvement."
~ MRS. BRICK
Manager's Response: Thank you for your kind comments and your suggestion about our railings! We will work on this and let you know the outcome. We appreciate all feedback and your interest in The Beachcomber Motel!
"Thank you for helping us have a wonderful week at Fort Bragg on our 20th."
~ VESTA & ROB
"To The Beachcomber Staff: Thank you for our lovely time here. All of you are kind and made our stay wonderful. God Bless."
~ RONNIE & LAURA
"Many thanks to you for your hospitality and generosity during my stay at the Beachcomber lask week! I hope you enjoy these chocolates as a small token of my appreciation."
~ ANNA K.
"Thank you for another enjoyable stay with you! This is our second time to enjoy your facility and we have been impressed both times. Specifically, the "continental breakfast" was just perfect for us...delicious coffee with real sugar and half & half, an assortment of Danish pastry, and two fruit juices. Our room was comfortable, and although we complained of not having air-conditioning we soon realized, as suggested by your staff, that opening the sliding glass door and the windows provided enough cool air and ventilation to make the room very livable. Further, both the toiletries and the bath linen were exceedingly acceptable, but the greatest amenity of all that you provided was the shower. I have to admit that yours is the best shower I've ever had in all of the 29 countries in the world that I've visited, as well as in my own home...immediate hot water and a full, strong current of water. Thank you, again, for a very relaxing and comfortable stay with you. Hopefully, we'll return many more times."
DOROTHY & STEPHEN ~ Maryland
"I've traveled to Fort Bragg, CA for decades. The
main place I've stayed through the years has been the Beachcomber
Motel on Highway 1. I started going to the Beachcomber with my family
when I was in high school about 45 years ago. After I married, my
wife and I also traveled to Fort Bragg for vacations and
weekends at the Beachcomber. After we had children
they too spent vacations in Fort Bragg. We camped
occasionally when the children were small and noisy,
because that's what the kids enjoyed. They liked the
campfires blazing while everyone roasted marshmallows
and hot dogs. But we mostly enjoyed the clean,
relaxing time and that was when we would go to the
Beachcomber. The main highlight of the Beachcomber
Motel is its location right on the beach. It's just a
short walk and climb down to the Pacific's waves.
We have watched the changes and growth of the
Beachcomber through the years. We have enjoyed
meeting and visiting with people from different parts
of the country. Many have found their way to Fort
Bragg's Beachcomber Motel. I would recommend the
Beachcomber Motel to anyone and everyone."
"I loved staying at the Beachcomber. I traveled to Fort Bragg by myself, I felt very safe. This was one of my best vacations ever. It is a very quiet, peaceful place to stay. The walking path outside was fabulous, it was 10 miles long although I never made it the whole way. I can"t wait to go back. The hotel staff is friendly. I have stayed in some expensive hotels but the mattresses were not as comfortable as those here."
LYN ~ Fresno, Ca.
"Having a wedding in Fort Bragg in the end of March ...we decided on the Beachcomber because the view was absolutely unmatched, and because when we explained what we were hoping to find and how important our choice would be, the host at the desk was more accomodating than any of the other places we visited. He was patient and understanding to our wants and needs, and even let us see each room we might be interested in. We later called and made the reservations and again we were treated as if our choice and happiness was as important to them as it was to us. Three times before our arrival, we had to change some of the rooms around. It was never a problem.
Upon our arrival, I had made a list of guests coming for each room and simply handed it to the desk clerk who checked in each party as they arrived without a glitch. Our rooms were wonderful, and the staff continued to be very efficient. All of the rooms were neat and clean and had the gorgeous views. We watched whales from our balcony! When my new husband and I returned late that night, our room was spotless. They had even straightened the vanity and picked clothes up that were left on the floor. . We went to sleep listening to the waves crash on the beach outside.
Our only regret is that we did not stay longer. We plan to go back for a delayed honeymoon that we didn't get the chance to have."
JOE & BARB ~ CA
"This is a great place to stay. Just a bit north of FT. Bragg. Excellent views of the ocean from most of the rooms. The staff is friendly and efficient. Has a variety of rooms that are clean and well maintained."
BYRON ~ CA
"Beach motels and hotels usually scare me....sight unseen but, not this one. What a delight! We had the 2 room, 3 Queen suite with jack and jill bathroom, fireplace, balcony and beautiful views. There are walking/cycling paths and they take pets and even give you a "pet towel"! We're fairly picky but we would have no problem staying here again!"
GUESTS ~ CA
"This was a cute, small, quaint motel with a homey-like atmosphere. It was very clean with the rooms looking newly furnished, clean carpet, nice beds. Even though it was on the main drag, it was very quiet - not too much night traffic. You could walk out on your patio or along the walkway and get right down to the ocean. It was so magnificent! I absolutely would stay again."
"We stayed at the Beachcomber last summer for 3 nights. Our room was very nice. Two queens and kitchen. We had a balcony on the beach. We really enjoyed the sea breezes blowing in! Our reservation was not made ahead of time, we just called when we got tot the area to check availability. The staff was really nice. The room was very clean. I never worried about germs. Beds were comfortable. I liked the way the hotel was set up. It had several individual buildings with 6 rooms and it was like walking to your condo, instead of a long row of rooms. "
GUESTS ~ Ohio
"We stayed with you recently, from May 29th to June 1st, and rented room #233, a king suite on the second floor with a hot tub inside, fireplace, a great view of the ocean and our own steps down to the path behind the motel and to the cliffs beyond. We had a wonderful time exploring the inlets behind the motel and taking photos up and down the coast. As a matter of fact, I proposed to my girlfriend adjacent the ocean and she is now my fiance! We had a great time, very much appreciated and enjoyed the hot tub in the room, as well as the large size of the room itself and all its amenities. We would unhesitatingly recommend your motel to anyone wishing to stay in the Fort Bragg area!"
MARK & ANDREA ~ California
"We have been coming to the Beachcomber since our honeymoon in 1997. We fell in love with the area and the wonderful staff here.
Every year we return to the Beachcomber to enjoy ourselves and relax. Our seven-year-old daughter has such a great time playing on the
beach. We bring our bicycles and ride them along the bike path that follows the coastline. We love to BBQ on the Captains Deck, while the
sun is setting into the ocean. If you are thinking about coming to Fort Bragg, you have to stay at the Beachcomber Motel. You will not be
BRIAN, TRICIA and KARLIE ~ Roseville California
"Thank you for your hospitality in allowing us to have another great family reunion at The Beachcomber. Our family appreciates everything you have done to make this annual event a great gathering. See you next year!"
RON MALNATI ~ CALIFORNIA
"My wife and I spent our honeymoon here in 1998 and we have been coming back ever since. The owners are super nice and very
accommodating. Last time we brought our daughter and our dog. We had a great time playing on the beach right outside our room.
We are planning another fun filled trip in the near future."
BRIAN ~ CALIFORNIA
"We would recommend your motel to anyone! Beach motels always scare me a bit because you never know what you're going to
get. Your rooms were very nice, the view was beautiful, the ammenities were great.......not to mention a friendly staff! We really
enjoyed all of the walking/cycling paths and will be sure to return for more!"
JIM & SUZAN ~ CALIFORNIA
"Your staff and rooms were excellent. The ocean view was
more than I expected and the atmosphere a delight. Thanks!"
PEDRO & PAULA ~ CALIFORNIA
"Your staff and accommodations receive 5 stars!"
MIKE & BARBARA ~ OREGON
"This was such a special trip for us, especially for our friend
in a wheelchair. The room and ocean trail were perfect for her.
The staff was so nice! We will definitely be back - thanks
MICHAEL & MARY ~ CALIFORNIA
"It was a nice spot with the beach, rocks, trees, boats, water,
sunsets! The view to the east is lovely too!
KETHY AND RAY ~ WASHINGTON
"The front desk staff was very helpful.
TYSON ~ CALIFORNIA
"We enjoyed the hot tub, sound of the ocean, the fireplace,
and excellent service. It was very comfortable and we will be
CHRISTY & DICK ~ IDAHO
"We'll be back - thanks! It was a nice place, nice room and
EDITH ~ NEVADA
"We were very much pleased with your service. It was clean
and comfortable and a great location. Thank you for allowing
pets, too! We will return.
SAM & MARTHA ~ NEW YORK
"We enjoyed every moment, especially the ocean view!
Thank you for taking Pets!
STUART & TAMMY ~ MONTANA
"This was truly the highlight of my year, I never knew
one place could offer so much."
FAYE & JIM ~ CALIFORNIA
"On a scale from 1 to 10, your motel rates a 12!
VIRGINIA & DEAN ~ ARIZONA