Agate Cove Inn is featured on the cover of the following guidebooks:
“Karen Brown’s California: Charming Inns & Itineraries” 2001 Edition, featuring a painting by Jann Pollard.
“The Annual Directory of American and Canadian B&Bs” 2001 Edition
“More Weekends for Two in Northern California” 1995 Edition
“America’s Wonderful Little Hotels & Inn,” 14th Edition
Agate Cove Inn is featured in the following cookbooks:
Best Recipes from American Country Inns and Bed & Breakfasts
California Wine Country B&B Cookbook & Travel Guide
Cooking & Traveling Inn Style
Mendocino Coast Cooking
Northern California Best Places Cookbook
Favorite Recipes From Northern Californian Inns
AAA 3-Diamond Rating
Best Places to Kiss
Mobil Travel Guide
Hippy Gourmet Cooking Series, March 2003, Episode #58
Fine Living Channel, April 7, 2002, episode of “Radical Sabbaticals”
Agate Cove Inn awards:
Talk of the Town winner 2011
Arrington’s Book of Lists Winner: “Best On The West Coast” for 2003 edition, and
“Best Sunset View” for 2002 edition
American Historic Inns, Inc: Spring 2001, “Ten Most Romantic Inns of the Year”
Trip Advisor 2012
Agate Cove Inn is featured in the following:
Travel and Leisure Magazine July, 2010: Affordable Sea Side Inns http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/affordable-seaside-inns/1
ON Magazine: April 2007
The Birmingham News June 17, 2007
San Jose Mercury-News: December 12, 2004, “Merry Mendocino”.
Washington Post: August 29, 2004, “Adventure Land in Northern California”, by John Briley. John was working his way across Northern California on his honeymoon, and he spent several days with us while in the area.
Stuart (FL) News: June 23, 2002, “Couple put Freeze on chased dream”
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal: June 16, 2002, “10-Year Agenda Realizes A Dream”
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch: April 7, 2002, “My Mendocino”
Los Angeles Times: September 2, 2001, “Mendocino’s Star Power”
PC World: September 2001, “Find Everything Faster”. A guest who works at PC World magazine used our site as an example when describing how search engines work for different kinds of sites.
Sky West: Spring 2000, “Romancing the Mendocino Coast”
Angeleno Magazine: May/June 2000, “Redwood Coast”
Wine Spectator: June 15, 1999,”California Wine Country Vacations”
Sunset Magazine: September 1998, “The Ways Inns Grow in Mendocino”
Country Inns Magazine: August 1998, “Garden Gate” (cover story)
"Been here so many times we never tire of this place Agate Cove means relaxation, peacefulness, fabulous food, beautiful gardens, tremendous views. This is why we keep coming back"
"It is hard to go out and explore the area because it is so inviting to stay here on the grounds watching the birds in the garden against the backdrop of the crashing waves."
"We came here looking for a place to decompress after our wedding what we got was so much more. wonderful hosts, great breakfasts, awesome accommodations with unparalleled surroundings and most important unrivaled privacy and service... a dream honeymoon."
"We could not have imagined from a few lines in a guide book the spectacular beauty of the coast and abundant comfort of Agate Cove Inn."
"When I made the reservations I had no idea. I must have stared out of our window at the view for hours. All the while she was in the magnificent tub. And the bed...best two nights sleep we ever had!"
"I have been many places in the world, most cannot match, the view, peacefulness and contentment felt here. Everything from the gardens, hammock, roses and kindness shown by the proprietor are soothing as is the property itself which is a naturally soothing."
"What dreams are made of. I soaked in the jetted tub and slept in a fairy tale bed."
"You've got a top notch place here, combining the comforts of a 4 star hotel with the warmth of a B & B, added to that the spectacular beauty of the sea and the quaintness of the village."