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USA California Humboldt County - California McKinleyville Listing #30982

Strawberry Creek Retreat - McKinleyville, CA

19 reviews
Max occupancy: 2 1 Queen Bed 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom 4 dog max 
4611 Central Avenue #3 , McKinleyville, CA 95519

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Enjoy peace of mind with flexible options to change or cancel your trip.

If your check-in date is at least 30 days away, you can reschedule your trip, cancel and receive 100% of the cost as a Future Stay Credit, or cancel for a refund (minus the booking fee).

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Dog-friendly studio cabin w/shared gas grill - just a short walk to the beach!

Strawberry Creek Retreat is ready to host your family trip to McKinleyville! This studio-style cabin features newly upgraded floors, kitchen, and bathroom. This cabin is in a semi-wooded environment, by the Clam Beach Tavern, off a main road, and is ideal for those who are not sensitive to sound, people, or music. The private deck is conveniently equipped with an outdoor dining area overlooking Strawberry Creek. Take advantage of the fully-equipped kitchen to prepare delicious home cooked meals before heading out to explore the city. This vacation rental is dog-friendly, so please feel free to bring your dong along with you so it doesn't have to miss all the adventures!

What's nearby:
This is a great central point for going to all the beaches, lagoons, and the Redwoods National Park (just 30 miles north). Trinidad is just six miles north and downtown McKinleyville, with many great restaurants, stores, a movie theater, and a brewery is just three miles south! Half a mile away, Clam Beach has miles of rolling dunes, beach, ocean, and follow the Strawberry Creek along with the little wildlife sanctum it creates. Bring your bikes, or rent them nearby, and ride the fantastic coastline including the Hammond Trail, which extends from Clam Beach to Arcata through the bottoms and along the Mad River.

Things to know:
Full kitchen without a dishwasher
Free WiFi
There is a potential for noise at this location and potential interaction with tavern patrons.
A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.



Washer/dryer : Shared

Heating & cooling

Space heater

Kitchen & dining




Internet : Suddenlink




19 reviews

Rose C. Aug 2020
It was like staying at a hotel but very homey! True to the pictures on the website, which is always a win! The balcony was very cute, we loved all the trees. The studio was very clean and had all the amenities you could think of. The stay was quiet and we loved how close it was to the freeway and the beach!! Honestly my husband and I want to plan another trip.
. Aug 2019
Perfect for our needs. Clean & comfortable.
. Aug 2019
After a long drive from SoCal, we found our rental cozy, clean, and comfortable. The deck out back offered privacy and a nice place to enjoy the fresh evening air.
. Jul 2019
We didn't love the location on the side of the road, but it was quiet and clean and they let you stay for just one night. Short drive to a beautiful beach - Clam beach.
. Jun 2019
Clean, Comfortable Accommodations. It was easy to check in and out.
. Jun 2019
This is a great place to stay. It's clean and offer all convenient of home. It's very close to the beach. Also the tavern next is a fun place to hangout. This is a great spot of a couple.
. Apr 2019
We really enjoy our stay there. The tavern isn't loud at all. We have stayed in two different suites. In #2 and #3. Both were great. It's super close to clam beach and we love that. Our dog loves that beach. I would for sure stay again.
. Sep 2018
Great location for us. Recently updated. Clean and quiet. Near Clam Beach Tavern but it was not an issue. Definitely would go back.
. Sep 2018
Strawberry Creek Retreat was a great place to stay as a home base for checking out the redwoods. The unit was small but cozy and worked well for a couple. The kitchen and bathroom were clean and fully usable. WiFi was pleasantly speedy for those who like to stay connected.

The location is indeed directly adjacent to a tavern. Light sleepers might have a little bit of trouble with that, although the tavern wasn't active too much past about 10-11 PM. The small size of the unit meant the fridge is right next to the bed, so again light sleepers might be affected.

Overall the stay was great and it was a more than adequate spot for redwoods action for a couple of nights!
. Jul 2018
We had a great stay. Everything we needed was there for us, the place was comfortable, clean and the people at the tavern were friendly. Would definitely stay again.
. Jul 2018
I have stayed here before, so I am a repeat customer. I like Strawberry Creek because it is reclusive and quiet. It is my down time place for a very busy life. Having a Tavern next door is wonderful as I can have a cocktail or two and walk to my room. The regulars are friendly and happy.
. Jul 2018
Lovely perfect for Two and our pet small deck in Back best part close to beachThe cabin was nice We really enjoyed our selves We plan to stay there next year
. Jul 2018
Had a relaxing getaway with my girlfriend in one of the Strawberry Cottages. Parking was tight and the cabins are so close to the Clam Digger you could
Flick a booger and hit it, but it was a great location(close to the Highway and beach) and the place was cozy, clean, and functional. Bed was a tad bit on the soft side(futon), but that's a preference thing for us.
. Jun 2018
I stayed in two different units at this location and found them both to be very clean and cozy. The decks out back offer a relaxing back drop while the bar nextdoor was perfect for a night cap. The proximity to local surf spots is a huge plus.
. May 2018
We absolutely loved the stay here. The room was clean and the view from the back porch was well worth it.
. Apr 2018
The cabin was quite nice and cozy. Bed was comfortable and everything was well laid out. My biggest complaints were the directions to the cabin made no sense and the parking situation was not ideal. There is a tavern next door but it never got too loud or rowdy. Cabin is close to the beach and town. Overall I would stay here again.
. Mar 2018
The cottage was much cuter than the pictures! It was newly painted, artwork was added, and rugs! Perfect size for two, full kitchen was a great bonus. The bed was super comfy. There was live music 2 of the nights at the neighborhood watering hole, that we could walk too! Loved the back deck.
. Feb 2018
This cabin was very cute, clean and comfortable. It was just like the picture. When we arrived the fireplace/heater was running, the cabin was toasty warm and cozy. There was local coffee and yummy cookies left for us. The weather was stormy this weekend on the coast but it was ok we just holed up in this adorable little cabin!
. Nov 2017
Perfect place to lay your head while traveling through the redwoods! We had a lovely stay and enjoyed the local tavern just steps from the front door. Would definitely recommend! The local coffee and delicious cookies were a wonderful touch as were the soaps in the bathroom.