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Oakland, California
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have had the pleasure of staying at the Highlands Resort for the past 20+ years. It's always a treat to return for a relaxing time away from the city. Lynette and Ken are great hosts and they work to ensure their guests have an enjoyable stay. There's a baby grand piano in the main house that is begging for...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A wonderful place to stop and enjoy the redwoods. Get a massage, hang by the pool and enjoy nature. Under the very gracious management of Lynette and Ken. You will be afforded a luxurious and rustic time in the redwoods. Great place to go visit lots to see and you are met with a wonderful breakfast with homemade muffins every...

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Highlandsgirl, Owner at Highlands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! When we read your review we were touched. We love to see you when you are out our way and are looking forward to your next visit.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stayed in Cabin 10 for three nights and wouldn't change a single thing. Lynette was a brilliant hostess--spent lots of time helping us with suggestions, marking maps and generally checking in to ensure we were having a wonderful time. Cabins make you wish you had local friends to invite over to entertain (cute decks, BBQ available on site, kitchenettes with...

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Highlandsgirl, Owner at Highlands Resort, responded to this review

We'll be here waiting for your next visit! Seriously, we enjoyed having you stay and it was a pleasure to help you plan your daily adventures.

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had the opportunity to stay at the Highlands a couple weeks back during the rodeo / jazz weekend. This is a cute and quaint place and has absolutely wonderful charm. The private and separate cabins are wonderful to experience in the woods and they now have space to camp if you would like that experience with some nice amenities....

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San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Ken and Lynette have put their heart and soul into making this resort a comfortable, relaxing and welcoming place. And their guests appreciate it and keep coming back! For example, they provide homemade muffins every morning, have stunning flower gardens in the middle of tall redwood trees, and offer comfortable and cozy cabins. The resort includes a pool and hot...

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Redwood City, California
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I love this place, relaxing and quiet beauty in the redwoods. Lynette and Ken are perfect hosts with deep knowledge of the area and interesting destinations. Homemade granola, fresh muffins or breads in the morning with fruit and coffee. It can't be beat! Pick any cabin or accomodation, you will love it. My Mom and I just stayed in Cabin...

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Marin County, CA
Reviewed 17 March 2016

This is our 3 stay at the Highland Resort and it just keeps getting better and better. We came up for an annual Wine Barrel Tasting in the extended wine country and were lucky enough to adventure out with the delightful owner of the inn, Lynette. While the wine tasting was fun ( and great to see all of the...

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Thank Audone
Reviewed 13 December 2015

When we visit Guerneville, this is the place we most often stay. The cabins offer the just the right amount of amenities, while still feeling rustic. The hotel is surrounded by redwoods, but it is located just a few minute walk to downtown Guerneville. The owners are very accommodating and friendly. They offer a nice breakfast, with homemade muffins. We...

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Alameda, California
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Cutest little cottages, all redone. Fifties kitch kitchenette, relaxing electric fire, comfy bed, little deck that even has a kiddie gate to keep the dog in. Our dogs were welcomed and very comfortable, and the list of dog friendly places to eat topped off their comfort. We are straight, and stayed aware that it was our turn to be on...

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Honolulu
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

I/we always love it here every year. The wide variety of cabins and tent sites are offered by the super friendly staff. We're gay and they are str8 friendly. The str8's are also friendly and avoid the hot tub after dark, lol 😊

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Highlandsgirl, Owner at Highlands Resort, responded to this review

Thanks! We're very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. - Lynette & Ken

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcoming guests since the 1930's, Highlands 'came out' as a gay resort in 1980 (we're 'straight-friendly'). Individual cabins retain a vintage look with chrome and formica tables, inlayed linoleum floors, charming gas fireplaces and private porches.Two blocks from town, the resort is on 3 acres of redwood groves and gardens. Relax at our clothing optional pool! Our concierge assists with everything from restaurants and outdoor activities to wine tasting adventures. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highlands Resort

Address: 14000 Woodland Dr, P o Box 346, Guerneville, CA 95446-9501
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Guerneville
Price Range: $116 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Highlands Hotel Guerneville
Highlands Resort Guerneville, Sonoma County, CA
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Pool Suite has a nice sitting area overlooking the back yard and pool; other cabins offer incredible views of the beautiful redwoods.”
davidmT8401YA, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Cabin 10 is the last cabin down the line—great for a little more privacy (but still two min from parking/pool/spa/breakfast room).”
J0shOnTheBus, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“More expensive rooms are farther out from the lodge, although will lack internet and are a little farther away from the lodge and parking.”
338kevind, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 has been recently renovated and it is fab!”
Audone, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The cabins next to the parking lot will get some noise from the cars coming and going, but it's not overly obtrusive.”
S7820NItoms, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
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