Conferences and Business Meetings

THE PERFECT LOCATION: Wine Country, Wilderness and Waves

Mendocino Hotel sits overlooking the headlands and oceanThe Mendocino Hotel overlooks the Mendocino Headlands and Pacific OceanImagine traveling just 3-and-one-half hours through the Anderson Valley, an area famous for Pinot Noir varietals... Pause for wine tasting and then continue through majestic Redwoods. Then arrive at the Pacific Ocean and The Mendocino Hotel, situated on a bluff overlooking the Headlands and bay. Established in the 19th Century as a logging town, the hotel is the only full service hotel in the historic village and is the ideal destination for retreats, seminars, incentive groups, or a business meeting for groups of 8 to 350 people. Mendocino Hotel and Garden Suites in Mendocino, California was voted the “Best Small Hotel in Northern California”.

The focal point of Mendocino is The Mendocino Hotel. Located in the heart of the village on Main Street, overlooking the bay, the Hotel has an ideal location. The Hotel is a frequent meeting place for townspeople and a favorite lodging and dining facility for vacationers.

A Guest Enjoys a Corner Armchair in the Hotel Lobby.A Guest Enjoys a Corner Armchair in the Hotel Lobby. Painting by Olaf Palm. Victorian antiques and furnishings throughout the Hotel are as comfortable as they are attractive. A Dutch polished steel fireplace, dated 1799, warms the lobby. An old Midwestern bank teller’s booth serves as the front desk. Above the lobby bar is an oval stained glass dome believed to be the work of Tiffany’s one of many exquisite glass works throughout the Hotel. The landscaping of the Hotel features two acres of lush botanical Victorian gardens with wild flowers, roses, a traditional bishop’s garden and an herb garden, the latter is frequented by our Chef.

Why is The Mendocino Hotel the perfect location for your retreat or seminar? Because the Hotel combines a relaxing setting, with 19th Century charm, modern day comfort, and friendly, attentive service.

Seating Capacities

  Dining    Conference Schoolroom Theater
Garden Room 130 n.a. n.a. n.a.
Lower 50 24 20 32
Upper 80 50 40 54
Conference Room n.a. 20 30 30
Dining Room 52 n.a. 40 40


The Garden Conference Room

The Conference Room & Media Center is 25’x19’ and accommodates up to 40. The room is bright and airy with windows on three sides, yet it can be blacked out for movies and Powerpoint presentations. It is perfect for:

Conference Room Features

The room can be set for banquets, theater style, conference style, or class-room style accommodating up to 75 guests as shown in the figures below:

Lodging Information

No retreat, seminar or incentive trip would be successful without first class luxurious accommodations. Each of the of the rooms are unique and are furnished with antiques, four-poster beds and fine art. All have been renovated with new carpets drapes, down comforters The Garden Suites are cozy cottages which are situated on 2 acres of lush vegetation and are quite spacious, tastefully decorated and comfortably appointed with Italian marble vanities. Most of our deluxe rooms in the Garden Suites offer king-sized beds, queens, doubles and convertible sofas that can sleep two adults. Many have fireplaces private balconies and views of the botanical gardens or the ocean.

Accommodations in the main Hotel feature spectacular bay views and balconies that offer views of the Pacific Ocean. Telephones, TV in the Garden suites, WiFi and cell phone reception.

The Hotel has 51 rooms: