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The Redwood Fortuna Riverwalk Hotel

2.5 of 5 1859 Alamar Way, Fortuna, CA 95540 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express Fortuna (Ferndale Area))
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at this hotel when it was a Holiday Inn Express and now they have gone independent and can I say they couldn't have done better. It smells better it looks cleaner and best of all the price is better than before. The breakfast is handsdown better than any IHG or Marriott i've stayed at before. Love the dispenser's... More

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Grass Valley
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The pool and sauna were not working and had been non operational for over a year yet the web site shows as a perk. Many flies in the room and lobby area. around the free breakfast. board games available.

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

I have owned this property for 6 + years. The pool has probably been closed a total of 2 weeks in that time. Pool hours are 8 am - 10 pm daily. Hot tub has been out of order (and commented on everywhere, many times). Hot tub reference has been removed from booking sites. We are now in the process... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I have to go to fortuna on business all the time,used to stay at holiday inn all the time got great business rates 60 to 70 bucks a night it was great but I stayed there twice after it became the redwood inn it well over 100 bucks for night it also did not seem as well kept up not... More

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

Sorry that you have not enjoyed our conversion to an independent hotel. We have tried to make decisions based on the area as well as focusing on our staff and better value decisions. I personally enjoy Eel River Brewery and Springville Steak, plus the restaurants in Ferndale. We are the same ownership and the same great staff and we will... More

Eureka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It was nice however u got there 8 ish at night and I had made reservations a week prior and when we opened the suite it was trashed they said it hadn't been rented in over a week and was still filthy the front desk girl came changed the sheets and cleaned up a little when she could but it... More

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Baltimore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We had a very good experience at The Redwood Fortuna Riverwalk Hotel. I think you are located in a very accessible location. It was very easy to get to the Avenue of the Giants from your place. If we were ever in your area , we would stay at your hotel.

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

We agree... our location is perfect for the Avenue of the Giants. And what an amazing experience that is. Everyone needs to see the giant redwoods. We do hope to have you back in the area again, there is much to see and do here. Safe travels. More

Boonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My partner and I were driving up north and just popped in to check rates. I was really impressed with the fun "rustic modern" decor! The front desk clerk couldn't have been niceand we got a fair price for

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

'Rustic modern" is a great term. We will work to continue that theme throughout the hotel. Thanks for staying. Safe travels More

Red Bluff
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Enjoyed the space in the room and tables provided. Bed clean and comfortable but bed not changed each day? Plenty of towels and TV was good. Husband had trouble with liquid soap breaking him out and had a different scent. Refrigerator keep freezing our food even though we turned it down low. Maids did a good job for the most... More

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

We do change the linens upon check out, for new guests. If you stay three or more days we will replace the linens in your room. In an effort to save water and resources we have made this decision. thanks for recognizing our great staff. And we do have extra refries if the one in your room poses a problem.... More

Vail, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This place is a gem. It looks outside like a chain hotel but is privately owned & managed by ppl w great style & warmth. The room & beds were very comfortable & clean, staff was friendly & helpful, & breakfast was continental w some extra healthy choices, inc fresh berries. Coffee was delicious! The best we'd had in days.... More

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

Thank you so much for sharing your experience here on Tripadvisor. We actually just changed the coffee and have been getting great response. Safe travels. More

Arcata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I would paint the two containers out back to match the building. I noticed many people walk by the back of the hotel. Its an undefined trail maybe from the Brewery to the River Walk. It was easy to go the River Walk Lodge where I attended an event.

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

Thanks for staying in our neck of the woods. We are currently working on a "plan" (fence) for a little more privacy and appreciate the comments. Safe travels. More

San Rafael, Ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Large, mostly quiet, comfortable room. The check in experience was great as the desk staff confirmed exactly what we wanted for a room and then provided it. Made a big difference to our stay. We also liked the fact that we were supporting the one independent hotel in this area.

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

Thanks for choosing the independent! We are always happy to accommodate our guests and work with their needs... especially when we know ahead of time. Safe travels. More

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Address: 1859 Alamar Way, Fortuna, CA 95540 (Formerly Holiday Inn Express Fortuna (Ferndale Area))
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Location: United States > California > Fortuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Redwood Fortuna Riverwalk Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 46
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Express Fortuna (Ferndale Area) Hotel Fortuna
Holiday Inn Fortuna
Fortuna Holiday Inn

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