The Stanford Inn by the Sea

Mendocino, California

An elegant, rustic resort, embodying the best of California’s Mendocino Coast, The Stanford Inn by the Sea sits atop a meadow overlooking extensive organic gardens and the Pacific.

The country’s only vegan resort, accommodations include wood burning fireplaces, HDTVs, DVD’s, complimentary high speed wireless internet, iPod docking stations, refrigerators, microwaves, in-room coffee makers supplied with fair trade, organic coffees, and more.

A complete country inn experience, guests enjoy complimentary organic gourmet vegan breakfasts cooked to order from the Stanford Inn’s extensive menu. Each afternoon the Inn offers guests a daily special dessert at “Afternoons at the Inn.”

A rich array of programs and activities include kayaking and canoeing on Big River estuary at the Inn’s Catch A Canoe & Bicycles, too!

The Inn’s Mendocino Center for Living Well provides programs from gardening classes to nutrition. Guests may join the twice weekly harvest, tour the gardens, schedule nature walks, explore the body’s relationship to food in nutrition seminars, and join yoga classes. Mountain bikes are available for exploring the Coast’s back roads. A variety of rejuvenating and relaxing treatments are provided at Massage in the Forest.

One of the first inns to accept pets in California, the Stanford Inn continues to provide a haven for pets and their human friends. Dogs are welcome for a per stay $45 fee and receive house made sweet potato treats and a toy. They may join their companions for breakfast and dinner.

The Ravens, the Inn’s nationally acclaimed restaurant serves organic vegan cuisine. Dinner features gourmet dishes including signature Sea Palm Strudel and Chocolate Torte.


100% vegan
100% organic food
Raw food options available
Lactose free options available
Gluten free options available
Breakfast available, Half board available, Full board available
Public restaurant
Built following ecological principles
Internet connection available
Family friendly
Pets allowed
Swimmingpool
Ayurveda, Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi / Qigong, Cooking courses, Cycling, Hiking, Water sports
Spoken language(s): English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish
Certified by VeggieHotels


Number of rooms: 48

Price per room from: 211 US$

  • incl. breakfast
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Address / Contact



The Stanford Inn by the Sea

PO Box 487
95460 Mendocino, United States

Phone: +1 - 707-937-5615
Website: http://www.stanfordinn.com