Every guests love this hot tub!!  It was built on the unthinkable location! The hot tub is on for 24 hours :)Everyone loves the ambiance and nature of our guesthouse! Photo on Sep. 03, 2017
IRIS SUITE - Romance in the redwoods by the creek!
Hosted by Peter
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2 guests
Studio
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
Studio
1 bed
1 bath
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A ROMANTIC studio suite with a fine quality California KING BED! One of 3 private suites in a single apartment style building of Havens Creek Guesthouse. Enjoy a PEACEFUL RETREAT listening to the sound of CREEK, SEA LIONS' barking and soft breeze in the REDWOODS! Relax in an amazing OUTDOOR HOT TUB surrounded by the nature, and enjoy short hike up the private hill and VIEW the beautiful PACIFIC OCEAN. A short drive South to beautiful Anchor Bay beach & North to Bowling Beach for adventure!

The space

**** 11% County of Mendocino Room/Bed Tax
**** IS INCLUDED in our published rates.
**** Rates without tax: $120 -130 weekdays, $130 -140 weekends
**** subject to CHANGE.
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"Iris" is a small self containing, charming, romantic studio suite, and is one of three separate suites with a private entry in a single story apartment style building of Havens Creek Guesthouse, which was remodeled from late 1950 building and completed in Jan. 2015.

*** The simplicity of the building and unassuming front will surprise our guests once they enter their suites and walk out on the back deck! The contrast is intentional and our guests will be truly impressed by the stunning, peaceful and lovely views of the back!

This cozy suite is perfect for a single or a couple who likes a peaceful sanctuary or a romantic getaway.
Beautifully decorated guesthouse is on a 12 acre private land along the creeks in the redwood forest setting. Enjoy the hot tub under the redwood canopy listening to the sound of creek running and sea lions barking. Some night, watch the moon and stars lighten up the forest. Bright stars may be Jupiter and Venus! Enjoy the sunset and stars from the lounge area.. You will also see deer in the meadow behind the back yard and parking lot.
Please explore the creek area, and enjoy a short hike up the hill. There is a spot in the woods where you can view the Pacific Ocean. You would love fresh breeze from the forest! You will also see a partial view of Havens Neck Island on clear days. There is a picnic table and chairs for your enjoyment.
NO cars are allowed on the hiking path.

**** Please note that "Oak Suite" and "Redwood Suite" are in the same building. "Oak" and "Redwood" are both corner units. "Iris" is in the middle location. Please kindly look over the listing photos described in details.

Guest access

-------OUTDOOR HOT TUB in the redwood forest setting. This is for all our guests. If you are in the tub, other guests will respect your privacy. The hot tub is on for 24 hours except during auto cooling time.
------ OUTDOOR SHOWER adj. to the hot tub.
-------Patio tables & chairs....and also lounge chairs.
-------Spacious front and back decks
------ Spacious, secure parking area on the private land behind the fence.

Interaction with guests

We like to meet and welcome the guests if they request when they arrive before 9:00 p.m. Please send us a message upon arrival. Our main house is 150 - 200 yards behind the guesthouse.
We will respect your privacy.

Other things to note

*There are about 13 steps down to the HOT TUB area from the South end of the back deck. The entry door to IRIS SUITE is on the front deck. From the parking lot, you will walk up 3 or 4 steps to the front deck from South and North corner. There are 3 or 4 steps at the end of the back deck.
* 2 bath robes in your room.
* A pole for a skylight in the closet.
* You will find many PAINTINGS on display by well-known local artists
You can purchase them if you like.
****** Please make sure you have all your belongings before check out. We are not responsible for any missing or lost items which may belong to you.


Amenities
Hot tub
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
1 king bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 3PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check out by 12PM (noon)

We will accept up to 2 adults only. This is not suitable for any infant - children. No pets, no service dogs. We like to protect our guests who may be allergic.
Please respect our SHOES OFF policy and our fine furniture (Luggage off the chairs and bed--Thank you!). No barefoot on the decks please. Please pack flip-flop or deck shoes.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - Less than a dozen steps to/from the hot tub area. A few steps up/down to the front/back decks. No steps from the back door to the back deck.

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Katie User Profile
October 2017
My boyfriend and I had an amazing weekend away in the Iris Suite. It was the perfect weekend getaway within 3 hours of San Francisco. The suite is beautifully decorated and impeccably maintained. Kim and Peter are wonderful hosts and provided us with a list of things to see and do in the Gualala/Point Arena area. I highly recommend their property for some time away. Thank you, Kim and Peter! We’ll see you again.

Daniel User Profile
September 2017
The Iris suite is a very nice and relaxing studio to be in, on a wonderful property. It has beautiful scenery, a wonderful hot tip attached on the back deck, is close to town and various spots to check out, and owned by very wonderful hosts. They are beyond accommodating, you will not regret your stay here!

Jim User Profile
September 2017
Great little place to stay.

Elizabeth User Profile
September 2017
Kim and Peter are amazing great hosts. It was my second time staying at the IRIS SUITE. Kim makes you feel welcomed and is such a great host she brought us a cold plate and left a bottle of wine knowing that I was spending my 4th year Anniversary with my bf in the IRIS suite. IRIS SUITE is so beautiful and comfortable it feel more like home. I really enjoyed my stay I got to go to the Sea Ranch Chapel and got to get in the Hot tub. I would definitely recommend others to stay in this beautiful place. The place makes you feel close to nature besides the Redwoods there's the beach nearby that it is very amazing that my bf and I were able to hear seals. I would definitely come back again and let my friends and family know about the amazing hosts and amazing place. :) Defintely worth it.

Otto User Profile
August 2017
The place was super nice. Kim and peter are wonderful people. We had so much fun. I definitely highly recommend it. Thank you Peter and Kim for let us stay there! We are looking forward to seeing you guys soon again!!

Katelyn User Profile
August 2017
My husband and I celebrated our 10th year anniversary in the Iris suite and it was amazing! The suite was very nicely decorated with a huge comfy bed in an ambient setting. They even gave us complimentary wine and a cold plate, which was so sweet! There are bathrobes available for use, as well. We loved the back woods area. We enjoyed walking down to the creek area and hiking up the hill to see the ocean view. I really liked meditating next to the creek! The hottub was amazing and in a great location! And there is so much to see in the area. Peter and Kim were great hosts! They communicated with us to make sure we had a pleasnt stay, and they were quick to respond to our questions. They also provided a folder full of recommended attractions, as well as brochures. We got to meet them before we left, and they were so friendly. We're really glad we had the pleasure of meeting them. We had a wonderful stay here and plan on coming back in the future! Thank you Peter and Kim!

Chase User Profile
August 2017
This is an absolute gem and a great place to stay for the value. The forest and surrounding landscape is amazing to explore and even has a hiking trail behind the property. The perfect quiet get away. Apartment was clean and well kept with all the things you would need. Kim was a great host and helped us get settled and ready to stay there. The hot tub in the trees was the cherry on top!

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Peter User ProfilePeter is a superhost.
I was born, raised and educated in the Netherlands. I lived in one of the old, beautiful cities - 'S Hertogenboscg, one hour by train from Amsterdam. I worked in Holland, France, Austria and South Africa, and came to USA in 1968. Founded and operated Travel Agency business for …
Languages: Deutsch, English, Français, Nederlands
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