HI - Pigeon Point Lighthouse

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210 Pigeon Point Road, Pescadero, CA, USA

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ajdennis1980 ajdennis…
54 reviews
Fantastic Location May 13, 2009
This is your typical youth hostel, but with a twist, it's a lighthouse!

You are literally on top of a cliff with nothing around you but the Ocean, complete with Dolphins swimming by.

We stopped in a dorm but there was only one other person in there, the beds were comfy enough. The kitchen was big and well fitted out and there is a nice lounge with views of the lighthouse.

This was a alright place to stay, but the location made it amazing. There is a hot tub which you can hire out. If you get there early enough make sure you book the sunset slot, it's amazing!
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ajdennis1980 says:
It was, if you go make sure you stay there
Posted on: Jun 15, 2009
moshers_moll says:
Yay this sounds cool :-)
Posted on: Jun 15, 2009
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dansgirl1978 dansgirl…
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Great for young people but terrible for anyone else. Nov 16, 2008
I was recommended this hostel by a co-worker so I decided to go for it, as it sounded so fun to stay at a lighthouse. My husband and I were supposed to stay here for 2 nights on our mini honeymoon, and we were both excited about it. We pulled up and everything looked great, but once we got into our "cottage" and eventually our room we were sorely disappointed. Now I know this is a hostel so I shouldn't expect much but the website made it look sooo much different than it really was. We were able to reserve a private room which was nice but the bed was tiny with a bunk above it so you felt claustrophobic, as well as hitting it when you got up. We were willing to stay and chalk it up to experience when we saw a mouse run across the floor while eating dinner. We locked ourselves in our room where we proceeded to hear more critters above us in the attic. The cleanliess was wanting and the bathroom was disgusting. It made us realize that at 30 we are now too old for this kind of thing, plus it was our honeymoon. So we hightailed it out of there booked another hotel for the two nights and checked out this morning. We forfeited our $130 for the two nights but it was worth it to be comfortable and happy in a much better place. This is a great hostel for younger people and big groups, but not for couples and certainly not for anyone that wants a hot shower for longer than 3 minutes and doesn't want to scrub the tub after themselves while on holiday.

ps.... it should have been much cheaper for what it was too.

****amendment***** as of Jan. 14th we received a FULL refund after contacting National Geographic Traveler Magazine about our situation.
a neat view in the daylight but ha…
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dansgirl1978 says:
yeah, we were really happy about the refund. Under most circumstances I'd have just let it go, but since it was such a special occasion, we felt it necessary to follow through. They were really nice about the refund and apologized profusely.
Posted on: Jul 13, 2009
Eric says:
It's nice that you were able to get a refund!
Posted on: Jun 15, 2009

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