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The Redwood Fortuna Riverwalk Hotel

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   1859 Alamar Way, Fortuna, CA 95540 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express Fortuna (Ferndale Area))
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Fortuna
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Rosa
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The photography on the website and reviews were great! they must have paid an awesome photographer. The room was ok, average for a motel 6. The breakfast was better at the restaurant across town. The people were friendly, so that is a plus.

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Kenmore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

"Executive Suite" is poorly laid out (they are too cheap to run new cable so that the TV can be seen from bed), and the couch had no reading lamp. The room was also noisy -- all conversations from lobby come right through.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel via a Groupon deal which was excellent value for money. This hotel is NOT within walking distance of Fortuna however, it has The Eel River Brewery two doors down which we ate in which was excellent we went there on a Tuesday evening when they give out baskets of monkey nuts for you to eat and... More

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Fair Field
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were fine just be aware it's pet friendly. So in the morning we were covered with fleas. Talked to manager she said they spray all rooms and I must be mistaken I told her to just walk thru the room with no so is and see for yourself I won't stay here again and take chance

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Jeffrey D, Owner at The Redwood Fortuna Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Yes we do allow pets. We have a pet policy that all guests must adhere to while at The Redwood. Upon departure the front desk notifies the housekeeping staff of a pet that has checked out. We use a special product in that room as part of the cleaning process. As has been noted many times, we take great pride... More

Los Gatos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great location. We went to see the Avenue of the Giants but thanks to the suggestions at the Fortuna we also visited the Loleta Cheese Factory, beautiful Ferndale and a few breweries. We had a great time. They are well equipped for dogs and the indoor pool is gorgeous and warm!

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Battle Ground
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were traveling from San Francisco up to the Redwoods and this was a perfect stop for us. The hotel had received good reviews, was very clean and located close to food and shopping. Beds were comfortable. Staff was helpful and pleasant.

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Jeffrey D, Owner at The Redwood Fortuna Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for reading our reviews and choosing to stay at The Redwood. Since going independent we have been focused on ensuring that the guest has a great experience. So happy you did. Safe travels. More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't the worst place but just not the nicest. Like the fact they use refillable toiletries, but the bath gel and lotion had such a strong medicinal tea tree smell I couldn't use either. Room was very expensive for then quality. Stayed here as our plan for night lots of beer at Eel River brewery across the lot and wanted... More

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Jeffrey D, Owner at The Redwood Fortuna Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

So glad our location worked out for your opportunity to enjoy the beers that Eel River Brewery has to offer. They are a great neighbor and the fact you don't have to get back in your car to eat and drink is a big plus. We are very happy with the dispensers in the bathrooms. We use spa grade amenities... More

Gilroy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay was very pleasant. The check in was easy, our room was clean, bed was comfortable and it was quiet. We had a good meal at the brewpub which was just across the parking lot. We would stay again.

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Longview
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A former chain hotel (LaQuinta Inn?) that has been bought by local private owners who have added several pleasant personal touches. Within 1/2 mile of Hwy 101 but quiet location within 1 minute walk of 2mile walking path along the Eel River. Great breakfast too!

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Jeffrey D, Owner at The Redwood Fortuna Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

Yes, indeed, we were a former chain hotel, a Holiday inn Express, and made our move to independence in July of 2013. As owners, we are fortunate to have been in Fortuna for 6 years (as of July). Thanks for noticing the changes we are incorporating to make The Redwood a great redwood destination hotel. We always want to make... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Im here every week on business so i know these people for the past 5 yrs they have beem great always helpful and willing to go out of the way to help you if you need it Gina is the manager and will help you with all your needs

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Jeffrey D, Owner at The Redwood Fortuna Riverwalk Hotel, responded to this review

The Redwood is fortunate that Gina has been with us for over 7 years and most currently as General Manager. We greatly appreciate the fact that you choose to return to us, especially after our change to an independent hotel. We still have the same great staff and they are happy to make everyone fresh coffee! Safe travels and we... More

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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Fortuna (Ferndale Area) Hotel Fortuna
Holiday Inn Express Fortuna (Ferndale Area) Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Fortuna
Holiday Inn Fortuna
Fortuna Holiday Inn
Address: 1859 Alamar Way, Fortuna, CA 95540 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express Fortuna (Ferndale Area))
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Location: United States > California > Fortuna
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Fortuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Redwood Fortuna Riverwalk Hotel 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
What can you expect from Fortuna's independent hotel? You can expect a small scale hotel that left the corporate, franchise environment to offer an experience with a proud sense of place. You can expect a hotel that is evolving as we make decisions that are aligned with Humboldt County's rich heritage and history. You can expect a little of the "un-expected".Located off US 101 in an area with traveler services, The Redwood seeks to be your one-of-a-kind choice amongst the small grouping of franchise hotels, restaurants, and gas stations in Fortuna. Steps from this small grouping of businesses are the final miles of Eel River, before it reaches the Pacific. Our central location serves as the ideal base camp to visit the many state parks and enjoy other outdoor activities in Humboldt County. ... more   less 
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