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Ojai Retreat

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

And not usually in a good way. The 3-star rating has been generously bestowed. And for the price you pay, it's disconcertingly off the mark. I suppose if you're a "woo woo" person looking for a spiritual retreat, this dated, crumbling example might fill your needs. But so might a Boy Scout Jamboree or Camp Red Wing, my 1960s day...

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OjaiRetreat1993, Owner at Ojai Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We regret that you had a bad experience. We will replace the shower handle and ensure that the patios are cleaned regularly from now on. However, we need to add that we totally disagree with the accuracy of all your other comments and refer the reader to 428 five-star ratings, 62 four-star ratings, and 7...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a weekend and had a magical experience. It is hard to believe this quaint little town is a few hours from the hustle and bustle of LA. Great staff and the owner is on site to make you feel welcomed and at home. The little bunnies that inhabit the property and the beautiful morning visit from...

Thank dawnwtv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our overnight at the Ojai Retreat. The Sky Suite room actually seemed more attractive in person that in the online photos.The deocr was, not exactly quaint, but homey, very comfortable, clean, and I felt good being in the space. I liked the range of various pillows on the beds. Out the large windows was a gorgeous view of...

1Thank Zavier C
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, tasty breakfast, cozy rooms, and stunning views from all around the property. We were also very grateful at how private and peaceful everything felt. If you're looking for a quiet and warm atmosphere that celebrates the natural beauty of its surroundings, this is the place for you.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have stayed in several of the rooms at the Ojai retreat. Each has its own personality and charm. We can have a different experience each time and still rest assured that it will be a great experience from comfort to cleanliness every time. The grounds are great with plenty of places for quiet contemplation in beautiful surroundings, yet there...

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting, delicious breakfast, comfortable bed, wonderful view from our Garden Room. Very simple quiet place, we will make it our spot in Ojai. Staff were attentive, not intrusive. Very pretty gardens to walk through.

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is my second stay at this small gem. The location is excellent. It is on top of a hill offering grand views of the surrounding mountains and yet close to all of the amenities Ojai has to offer. My room was clean and comfortable. The beds and pillows are excellent. I thought that the included morning breakfasts were tasty...

1Thank drjlhart
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My Fiance and I needed a weekend getaway from our busy life. We were looking for a place of healing, serenity, clarity while surrounded by nature, and we got just that at The Ojai Retreat. This beautiful place gave me life again. Our room, Eucalyptus, had a gorgeous panoramic view of the valley. It was raining which made it even...

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

I have stayed there a few times and now will always return. The beauty, staff and lovely rooms are incomparable. I love "The Ojai Retreat!"! The rooms are clean and elegabt, the views are breathtaking, and the breakfast was just wonderful!

Thank Jaya S
Reviewed 6 February 2017

As a writing coach I helped arranged with my writing group a four day writer's retreat at this beautiful retreat. The rooms were comfortable and charming. With no televisions or radios to distract us, we rested beautifully. The grounds were lush and green with beautiful pathways that inspired and brought a sense of peace to my work. Hawks flew above,...

Thank Candace C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ojai Retreat is a 5-acre haven of beauty with exquisite views, lush gardens and tranquility. There are 12 completely renovated bedrooms most with private garden or patio, all with views. A delicious European-style breakfast is included. There is a spacious living/meeting room and Quiet room with small library. Free wireless internet in all rooms and throughout the property. TV-and telephone-free rooms to preserve tranquility. Yoga classes and massages are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ojai Retreat

Address: 160 Besant Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-2305
Region: United States > California > Ojai
Price Range: $217 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ojai Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Oakland, California, United States

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“Stay in one of the cottages as the room in the main building, is just that, in the main hang out area for guests to read and eat breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles dawnwtv, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Garden room for view and Adyar room for private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles drjlhart, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I stayed in the Garden Room but every room and suite was beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles 654candacec, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Good views in The Oak Room and The Garden Room”
 of 5 bubbles L2143YBsharono, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My two sisters and I stayed at The Ojai Suite, which is a small yet roomy cottage. Sleeps four.”
 of 5 bubbles 629LeslieM, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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