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Roseville, California
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our extended family of ten stayed at the SR Lodge for three nights over Thanksgiving. We had our breakfasts and one dinner there and the lodge even set us up in a private fireplace room for the dinner to accommodate our large group. The lodge has some deferred maintenance evidenced in the wooden boardwalks and and leaky windows, but we... More 

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Mount Holly, NJ
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I'd wanting to stay at Sea Ranch for decades, and the views and landscape did not disappoint. The building itself is in pretty good shape for its vintage, and a wonderful period design. The food at the restaurant was okay, but the service at the restaurant was the worst I've experienced in my life. It was not just bad, but... More 

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Turlock
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sea Ranch has become our annual trek in the fall! The tranquility and lack of crowds truly makes this a special place where we can relax and renew prior to heading in to the hectic holiday season. We will be back yet again next year!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Sea Ranch Lodge was the perfect getaway to enjoy the first few days of married life. The beautiful land and the simple layout of the hotel provided for a peaceful environment to truly REST. The surrounding area was truly picturesque.

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Palo Alto, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb location, with weather-beaten redwood structures set near to a rugged coastline with absolutely superb views. The room was classic, comfortable California Coast, although the gas fire turned itself off after only a few minutes.The restaurant was a bit of a let-down: friendly-enough service, but so-so food. Breakfast was disappointing, on both aspects. Expensive for what it was.

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Dear John W, Thank you for your input: We are glad you captured the essence of the Sonoma north coast and found time to experience a quality getaway. We wish we had heard from you while you were here with our friendly staff ready to address any and all food quality issues to insure your satisfaction. Your experience is important... More 

Menasha, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sea Ranch Lodge is on a truly magnificent stretch of the northern California coast. The view from our room was amazing and the hiking trails are packed with beautiful vistas of the rugged coast. The food was wonderful as well - we had dinner and breakfast at the lodge restaurant. We had a first floor room and the one and... More 

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It sounds like you embraced the journey and the destination. Thank you for choosing the Sea Ranch Lodge The team at the Lodge is engaged in giving the complete north coast experience hence we wish the guest room wall construction in 1964 had be better insulated by the designers, but the overall architecture of the... More 

Berkeley
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Customer service was great. All the staff welcomed my dog very warmly. Entirely enjoyable trip. I did not try the spa service. It did not seem to be well promoted. There are no manicure/pedicure services.

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you for your comments. We are a dog friendly resort and glad you and your dog enjoyed the run of the trails. We recently added manicure, pedicure and facials at our spa and I am distressed that we did not convey that to you during your stay with us. We will be updating our printed materials to... More 

Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only stayed at the lodge for 1 night and the drive was quite far but once arriving the location was peaceful, relaxing and the view was great along the coastline facing the ocean. We managed to do a hike in the morning. The hiking trails around is highly recommended. Staff were friendly and helpful. Rooms were clean a bit... More 

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review: The rugged Sonoma Coastline brings many a weary traveler to our door for comfort and rest after the drive. Thank you for choosing the Sea Ranch Lodge for your rest spot and hike. More 

San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and Peaceful retreat! This would have been a wonderful place to visit were it not for unpleasant staff. Everyone I encountered from the front desk to the restaurant were apathetic at best, and outright rude at worst. Not a single member of the staff seemed to care for hospitality. Your money is better spent elsewhere.

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments... We are most distressed that you did not feel the warmth and hospitality of the Lodge. I am sorry we did not make you feel welcome in a positive way. I would have reached out to you if during your stay we had any inkling of something being amiss. I am sorry I have no... More 

Rohnert Park
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room could have had at least a clock, it is difficult to consult my watch in the night to figure what time it is and the hour of the morning to check out. Also, the coffee maker was very complicated to operate. So difficult we were not able to make any coffee.

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Frank, Thank you for your comments: We are truly sorry for the challenges you experienced during your stay with us. We do have clocks available should our guests wish one in their room. We have removed them following our many guests requests to do so as they shared their wish to be outside of time during their visits with... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ENJOY NATURAL SERENITY, UNSURPASSED. A small, secluded property on Northern California’s rugged Sonoma Coast, Sea Ranch Lodge is a serene destination that embraces the beauty and bounty of nature in myriad expressions. A getaway here features nature untamed – ocean vistas, pristine bluffs, dramatic landscapes, abundant wildlife – with miles of hiking trails to enjoy it just steps from your door. This sublime natural setting melds with man’s mindful efforts to live lightly on the land. We respect an ethos of sustainability in lodging, dining, activities, service and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sea Ranch Lodge

Address: 60 Sea Walk Dr, The Sea Ranch, CA 95497
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > The Sea Ranch
Price Range: $337 - $529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Ranch Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Remember that this lodge was built in the 60's, so soundproofing and insulation is minimal compared to newer structures.”
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