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“A good place to stay in Fort Bragg, especially for the price.”
Review of Harbor Lite Lodge

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Harbor Lite Lodge
Ranked #13 of 23 Hotels in Fort Bragg
Certificate of Excellence
Northern California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“A good place to stay in Fort Bragg, especially for the price.”
Reviewed 29 July 2012

This is the second time we've stayed at the Harbor Lite and we'll stay again. It's not perfect, but for what it is it pretty darn good. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The room was clean. We had a great view of the harbor, watching many fishing boats going in and out, plus harbor seals frolicking.

We stayed in room 331, which is on the second floor near the bridge. I think I'd prefer staying a bit away from the bridge next time and on the first floor. Even though you're right by the main road, it is not too noisy with the sliding glass door closed.

The price is good. We often enjoy staying on the haul road where you get a better view of the ocean and can easily walk to the beach. However, the Harbor Lite is less expensive, the staff is friendlier, and the breakfast is better. You can choose from various cereals, waffles, toast, fruit, juice, and coffee. You can eat it in the airy breakfast room or take it back to your own room.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with a view but further away from the bridge.
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2012

We chose to stay at the Harbor Lite Lodge based on the positive reviews we read on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. The rooms were extremely clean, the view was amazing, the staff was friendly and the waffles were yummy. This hotel is a great choice for your visit to Fort Bragg.

Room Tip: Ask for a view of the harbor.
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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Torrance, California
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Reviewed 25 June 2012

I stayed here last weekend for 2 days. Our suite had a fireplace and was very cozy. The view was amazing. I interacted with 4 or 5 of the employees in the office and various times. It wasnt because of any problem, it was to check in, check out and use their bottle openor. They are some of the nicest people you will meet. I highly recommend staying here if you are in the area.

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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 June 2012

Pros: Fine view of bridge and harbor. Good beds. Great acoustics (very quiet).Nice balcony. Clean.
Con: Ordinary breakfast in unappealing room.

The only place we'll stay in Fort Bragg.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Morgan Hill, California
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Reviewed 29 May 2012

My wife and I sneaked away for a long deserved weekend getaway. After a few Trip Adviser recommendations I decided to go with the Harbor Lite Lodge. WOW I am so glad I decided to stay here. Rooms were SUPER clean front desk service was next to none and overall this is a wonderful property! My only complaint is we only stayed 2 days. We will defiantly be back... as a matter of fact my wife is already planning our next trip here. LOL!! Rates were very reasonable especially for a holiday weekend but if you travel on non holiday weekends they will honor AAA discounts! The Good Reviews on this property are all true try this place out for yourself you won't be sorry!! One thing I would advise is to request a room away from the highway as there is no air conditioning in the rooms and if you leave your door open all night the highway traffic can get a little loud. Again only if you leave the door open other than that we didn't even notice the traffic.

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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 May 2012

We were planning to stay in Mendocino (as it was reccomended in the guide book) but had a look there and decided to move on to Fort Bragg. This was almost the first motel we saw and we stayed.

Its a very nice place and very reasonable priced. Price included breakfast, free WiFi. Room was clean and in reasonable shape and it had a balcony. Staff was very friendly, and the breakfast was basic but good - just enough to keep you going for the few hours in the morning. Big parking so no problems with the car.

Its also a short drive from shops and restaurants.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
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Brandon, South Dakota, United States
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

We stayed at the Harbor Lite for two nights. What a fantastic find! The room was cozy, clean and had everything we needed. The couch was appreciated and the balcony enjoyed! The staff at the front desk were very kind and helpful. They gave us a good start every morning with a wonderful breakfast. The location was great for what we wanted to do and see and the price was super! I do so hope we can go back there again some day!!!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: Harbor Lite Lodge
Address: 120 N Harbor Dr, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-5524
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Region: United States > California > Mendocino County > Fort Bragg
Amenities:
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
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Ranked #13 of 23 Hotels in Fort Bragg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Harbor Lite Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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