Connect with us!
Image may be subject to copyright
crepes captains inn
elkhorn slough sunset
wetland sunset
Image may be subject to copyright
bed and breakfast gourmet
Image may be subject to copyright
Image may be subject to copyright
Image may be subject to copyright
Image may be subject to copyright

Come explore our hidden gem &


Moss Landing, CA

seagull icon

Welcome to Captain's Inn
"Best kept secret in Monterey Bay, Carmel, and Santa Cruz"

Welcome to our Bed and Breakfast amongst the California Coast's vast wetlands.
Our romantic Inn is a 10-guestroom property all with the purpose to entice our travelers to relax and revel into a soothing getaway. Each room has its own personal charm expressed through unique antiques, furniture and nautical decor. Along with our stunning wetlands of the Monterey Bay, our guests are drawn into the calm feeling of sailing through calm Pacific Ocean waters.
Enjoy the newly restored Historic House rooms, which will take you back in time with their remarkable antique decor.
For panoramic views of the water, our guests may choose a larger room in our Boat House Building with waterfront views, or simply enjoy the landscape from our various outdoor decks. 

Exceptional Ratings and Reviews

Come and see why Captain's Inn at Moss Landing is a favorite among guests!

Room Type
Check Availability
Boat in harbor
Bird Watching.jpg
Boathouse sail away.jpg

We have so much to offer for your next vacation!

Come and enjoy a relaxing getaway here at the Captain's Inn. Our lovely Inn is conveniently located directly on the Old Salinas River Tidal Channel. This allows guests to enjoy the wetlands, where you can see a wide variety of wildlife such as: shorebirds, harbor seals, and even sea otters. The waterfront views and the fun to be had are outstanding.

Surf's Up

The beaches in Moss Landing are a popular surfing destination with a fairly decent and consistent break. Even if you don't surf, this is a great location to watch locals tear up some waves!
horse icon

Gallop on the Beach

Monterey Bay Equestrian Center have well-trained horses to take you along the beach and surf. Captain's Inn guests are offered a discount!
beach chair

Rest & Relaxation

Enjoy the beautiful sunsets and the beauty of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary from local beaches.
seagull icon

Bird Watching

 The Elkhorn Slough watershed lies within the Pacific Flyway for migrating birds and serve as a year round resting, feeding, and breeding ground to hundreds of different species of birds!
whale icon

Ocean and Whale Watching

Monterey Bay has whale watching year-round and some of the best happens right outside of the Moss Landing Harbor. Whale watching tours leave daily just 2 blocks from the inn. 
kayak icon

Kayaking/Paddle Boarding

Watch sea lions and sea otters in their natural environment. Boats and boards are available for rent from either Kayak Connection or Monterey Bay Kayaks. 

There's something for everyone.

check availability button
Image may be subject to copyright

Explore the Beauty of the California Coast

"Great location and we were able to walk everywhere! - to restaurants, the beach, found sand dollars, saw sea otters, and the views from our rooms was beautiful!"
Facebook Review, Jesse R.
captains wheel
Image may be subject to copyright

Peace & Quiet in Paradise

"This is a little piece of paradise. Accommodations were great & staff are wonderful! The staff are very knowledgeable on all the activities in the area. Short walk to the beach. The view from the room was amazing & bed was comfy! We look forward to a return stay." 
— Trip Advisor Review,  "Doublecap" 

captains wheel

Cozy Rooms & Incredible Views

"This place is fabulous. Can't wait to come back. Actually gasped when I saw the room: cozy and adorable, with the most incredible view of the bay! Lovely, kind staff, good food. HIGHLY recommend!"
 — Google Review, Lauren Shields
captains wheel
aaa award
tripadvisor award
Green business award