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Information about HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hotel

On the rugged Northern California coast, just 35 km south of San Francisco, this historic preserved 1875 fog signal station and lighthouse features beds in shared dormitories with free WiFi. Each room provides towels and fresh linens. Access to a shared bathroom is provided for all rooms at HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel. Restored by the California Department of Parks and Recreation, in cooperation with the Coast Guard, HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel offers access to the coastline and wildlife viewing. Watch annual gray whale migration from November through April. Featuring a 6 km stretch of tide pools full of starfish, crabs, mussels, abalone, and sea anemones, James Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is 15 km away. Swim, surf, kayak, jog, horseback ride, windsurf and bicycle along the shore at HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please inform HI Point Montara Lighthouse in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation. In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours. A damage deposit of USD 500 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property. The maximum length of stay at this property is 14 days per calendar year per guest, and 7 days within a 30 day period per guest. Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during check-in. When booking 7 or more people, different policies and additional charges may apply. Please contact the hostel for details. Hostelling International is a member based organization. Guests must present a membership card at check-in or pay a membership fee of USD 4 per night. Please contact the property for more details. Children may be allowed under specific circumstances and additional costs may apply. Children must be supervised at all times. Please contact the property for further information. Please note: Government-issued photo ID is required to check in. Please note: Pets are not permitted in the hostel.

Services of HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hotel

  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Free parking
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Smoke alarms
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Private beach area
  • Access to health care professionals
  • Luggage storage
  • Cycling
  • Key card access
  • Outdoor furniture
  • First aid kit available
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Parking on site
  • WiFi available in all areas
  • Designated smoking area
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Laundry
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Private parking
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • WiFi
  • Cashless payment available
  • Free WiFi
  • Hiking
  • Heating
  • 24-hour security
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lockers
  • Family rooms
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Sun terrace
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • BBQ facilities
  • Accessible parking
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Beach
  • Secured parking
  • Picnic area
  • Parking
  • Internet services


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  • Hours of arrival ( check-in ) from 14:00.
  • Departure times ( check-out ) at 11:00.
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