Benbow Historic Inn

Garberville, CA

Welcome to the Benbow Historic Inn, a premiere North Coast Hotel, Golf Course and KOA RV resort located near Garberville – a small town in the heart of California Redwood Country near the Avenue of the Giants. Nestled on the banks of the Eel River in Humboldt County, California. Our resort offers something for everyone seeking a California Redwoods vacation

The Benbow Experience

Our staff takes great pride in their work. In a time when the world is moving full-speed into the digital age, Benbow Historic Inn invites you to slow down. Experience a comfortable level of service that is unique to our property. Relax in our lobby with a good book, enjoy some fresh air out on the terrace, walk over to the KOA for a dip in the pool or a round of golf. Step back in time to 1926 when ladies and gentlemen served ladies and gentlemen.

Twin Room
The Lost French Man
Benbow Inn Garden

Restaurant & Lounge

Enjoy a delicious meal in our fabulous dining room or outdoor dining under the canopy of the redwoods. Please view our dining page for up to date menus and hours.

Benbow Restaurant
1920s Historic Bar

A Rich History of the Benbow Family

Hollywood Hideaway

The combination of seclusion and elegant hospitality also served as quite an attraction for the early Hollywood elite. Spencer Tracy, Clark Gable, Alan Ladd, Charles Laughton, Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald, Joan Fontaine, Basil Rathbone were all patrons of the Inn.

Dignitaries such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover and Lord Halifax also enjoyed the Benbow hospitality. Guests enjoyed all the amenities of fine dining and luxurious rooms, along with the best of the great outdoors: riding stables, golf course, hiking trails, swimming, boating and fishing in the Eel river.

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