General Policy

Please read through our policies before booking your stay with us, thank you.

Smoking is limited to outside away from the buildings.

One half of the total is needed in advance to hold your reservation. We accept cash, checks, MC, VISA, AE, Discover.

If notice is given seven (7) days prior to the day of arrival or we can rebook your room, you will get a full refund minus 3.5% of the deposit. If you cancel within a week prior to your reservation, and we cannot rebook your room, you will be charged for the full amount.
Refunds will not be given because you realize upon arrival that we are an old farm, in an isolated country location.

Check-In is 2 P.M. or after. If you would like to arrive in the evening, please call and let us know. It is not a problem, but we do need to know.

Check-out of the room is 11 A.M. The beach is available all day.

Extra person charge:
There is an extra charge of $25 per person over two people per room. Requests must be made in advance.


For reservations and other inquires call us at (707) 964-6725

One half of the total is needed in advance to hold your reservation. We accept cash, checks, MC, VISA, AE, Discover.

Pets are welcome in Meadow Cabin, Boat House, Willow Room, Walden Room and Sea View Cabin by prior arrangement. ($15 per dog, per night). Please refer to our Pet Policy.

Lower rates are available during slow times. Please contact us for more info.

Howard Creek Ranch is the perfect space for a group retreat. Contact us for more information.

ADA Website Compliance

Our goal is to provide a wonderful experience in the desirable location of Westport, CA. We have built our site with ADA compliance in mind and have utilized available tools such as and Google Chrome’s ADA compatibility diagnostic tools. Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing. If you have difficulty navigating our website or booking a room at our inn, we ask you to contact us via telephone or email and our helpful staff will be happy to assist you.

40501 N Hwy One
Westport, CA 95488
Owners: Charles Grigg, Sally Grigg

We work very hard to provide an easy-to-use online experience for all guests. We believe all of our website visitors should be able to easily research online on regardless of device type and whether an individual requires assistive technology. Our website allows visitors to search for accessibility featured guest rooms with ease and details our property’s accessibility features here. If you have any questions or would like to report any issues related to the accessibility features of our property’s website, please contact us at

Bed and Breakfast Website Accessibility Features

This inn’s website for Howard Creek Ranch is designed to be fully accessible to all and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and conforms to most priority checkpoints which entail some of the following elements:

Navigation Shortcuts

Our inn’s website can be navigated by using the tab key to traverse the elements of each page and by using the enter key to activate a highlighted link.

Structured, Semantic Markup

HTML heading tags are used to convey the document structure. Navigation menus are tagged as HTML maps so that the menu title can be read out, and the menu items are presented as a group.

Images Visibility

All content images include descriptive ALT attributes and all purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.

Standards Compliance

The site is designed to conform to Level AA compliance as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 and use structured semantic markup.

Bed and Breakfast Accessibility Features

Our property has an ADA Compliant Room: Walden Room. For other questions regarding the properties accessible features, please contact the owner.

This room is ADA Compliant and has these features:

  • Widened doors to accommodate a wheelchair  (The doors are 36 and 39 inches. Both are French doors and both sides can
  • Rollin shower with portable seat
  • Rollup sink/vanity in bathroom
  • Grab bars in the bathroom
  • The toilet is 26 in from the floor and has 2 ” hold onto” bars.
  • Ground floor location with no steps
  • The distance between the bed & the table is 39 1/2 in.
  • The kitchenette sink is 34 1/2 inches from the floor.

Accessibility References

Accessibility Software and Services

The following tools and services are available for free to assist you with viewing and interacting with our website:

  • HTML Validator for HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.
  • Click Here for Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer, a tool for viewing your web pages without a variety of modern browser features.
  • Click Here for Lynx, a free text-only web browser.

Browser Help

Optimize the way you view your web browser. If you have difficulty in reading our website on your screen, you may be able to change the settings on your browser to help you improve readability and visibility of each webpage:

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