• Living Light Inn

    • Lodging
    533 East Fir Street
    Fort Bragg, CA 95437
    Innkeeping hours are from 9AM - Noon & 3PM - 7PM Everyday

    About Us

    The Living Light Inn (formally the Colonial Inn) has been continuously hosting guests since 1912. Our ten guest rooms are inspired by and named for the ideals of the Living Light Vegan Culinary read more
    • About

      The Living Light Inn (formally the Colonial Inn) has been continuously hosting guests since 1912. Our ten guest rooms are inspired by and named for the ideals of the Living Light Vegan Culinary Institute reflecting our vision for Tranquility, Peace, Inspiration, Adventure, Well Being and Prosperity. You can book Serenity: a room for two or have the Whole Family share our Abundance Room with 3 beds! We have a large kitchen where we offer tea, coffee and a modest continental breakfast included with your stay. Mingle with International tourists and students that come to study at our Culinary School
      This Classic Redwood structure offers quiet intimacy in its 3 story frame tucked into a quiet neighborhood just blocks from Historic downtown Fort Bragg. Laurel Street is packed with galleries, unique boutiques, and delicious restaurants from locally owned Cucina Verona, Taka's Sushi, the Headlands Cafe for coffee and desserts. You can go down to Noyo Harbor and watch the Fisherman bring in the catch you can have for dinner at Silver's at the Wharf. Don't miss the Northcoast Brewing Co.offering our own local brews and Jazz performers on the weekends. You can walk to the Pacific Ocean and famous Glass beach. Head south on Hiway 1 and you are in the Picturesque village of Mendocino and a few minutes north, the Lost Coast awaits your hiking boots.

    • Highlights

      • Quiet comfortable Historic Inn with 10 rooms and a Vegan Flair
      • Take a class at the Living Light Culinary institute and stay at our Inn!
      • We are in the process of turning our property into edible gardens!
      • We are now sisters with the Grey Whale Inn!
      • Gardens to table coming in our near future as we green grow the future
    • Media

    • Amenities

      • Accepts less than full week's stay
      • Continental Breakfast
      • Major Credit Cards
      • Ocean View
      • Pets Allowed in Lodging
    • Directions

      From the south Take 101 North to 128 West. Hiway 1 to Fort Bragg. Turn Rt on Fir St & go five blocks. From the North Take 101 South to Laytonville Take Branscomb Rd West to Hiway 1 south to Fir St.

    • Upcoming Events

    • Resources for Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis Resources for Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

      Mendocino County Officially Placed on State COVID-19 Watch List

      Condado de Mendocino oficialmente colocado en la lista de vigilancia COVID-19 del estado.

      Health Officer Dr. Noemi Doohan issued a new Shelter-In-Place (SIP) Order, Thursday, August 13, 2020, which went into effect at 3:00 pm on Friday August 14, 2020. The new Order maintains current restrictions, but adds additional limitations regarding gatherings and Children’s Extracurricular Activity Stable Bubbles. In addition, Dr. Doohan issued an Order regarding COVID-19 Protocols for Schools to support Mendocino County schools’ planning efforts regarding in-person instruction. Mendocino County’s revised SIP goes in effect Friday, August 14 at 3:00 p.m. and will be in place until 3:00 p.m. on September 11, 2020. A revised order will be released upon the expiration of this Order.

      Revised Health Order, issued on August 13, 2020

      Please note Mendocino County is on the State County Monitoring List and the required State restrictions on high risk industries are included in the local SIP. For more information regarding the Monitoring List visit COVID19.CA.GOV.

      We will be posting resources to help our local businesses during this difficult and unprecedented crisis.  

      The Chamber is here to support you and our goal is to provide as much information as possible so that you will have access to resources that can help you through this extremely challenging time.

      Although our office is closed, I'll be working from home and available via phone and email.  I've temporarily laid off my staff to mitigate the impact on the Chamber budget.

      For eNews submissions:  
      *Please note that all submissions should be regarding announcements that follow all state and local orders. We ask that events are not submitted at this time unless they are virtual events or webinars.

      Please let me know how else I can support you and your businesses.

      I hope that you are all doing as well as can be expected under these stressful times.

      Take care, STAY HOME and be well.
      To reach me call 707-961-6302. 

      Love Local mendoThis Shop Local program is created and launched as a partnership of the Greater Ukiah Business and Tourism Alliance, the Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce, the Willits Chamber of Commerce, and community leaders.

      Love Local Mendo Website

      Click Here For the Application


      It is designed to represent businesses from Hopland to Laytonville, across the county to Boonville, Fort Bragg and the South coast. The focus of the campaign is to create a central marketing effort to support local businesses to generate income while closed to the public.

      The campaign is a perfect platform to market your services, gift cards, and products. It will directly link customers to your selling platform. (delivery, curbside pickup, etc. within the guidelines of the most recent Shelter In Place orders must be observed)





      County of Mendocino COVID-19 updates

      Mendocino County has an up-to-date information site including business resources.  Our two coastal districts also have very active Facebook Groups:

      4th District :: 5th District

      City of Fort Bragg press releases

      West Business Development Center

      How your business may be impacted and resources to help.

      Community Foundation Resources

      KOZT Resource Page

      MCN Update page

      A message for business that use Square

      Today Square Online Store released the option for curbside pickup, and later this week a local delivery feature will be available for all businesses so that you can quickly adapt to this changing environment. They are also waiving curbside pickup and delivery fees for the next three months. Square Online Store already offers online orders for in-store pickup with no monthly fee. They are refunding all software subscription fees for the month of March.

      KGUA Resources