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Jack London Lodge

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13740 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My only concern was the rooms being exterior access, but after arriving I forgot all about it. Older building, as expected, but expertly appointed rooms. Pool and hot tub were a hit, and the complimentary breakfast was perfect. Very comfortable mattresses, fridge and coffee in every room. This place under-promised and over delivered. Great value!

San Jose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

needed a one night stop and wanted to be in the general area - so found this place. Really lovely overall. Free continental breakfast outside on a deck by a creek which was really pretty. Nice pool and spa. Only BAD comment. On the website they list the Wolf Lodge Restaurant along with all the menus which sounded lovely. This... More 

Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the only hotel during our trip where I bothered taking a picture. The Lodge's rooms are slightly away from the square at the center of Glen Ellen, with ample parking place. The pool is located on the other side of the parking, under the trees. The setting is quite attractive, with plenty of flowers around. We liked the... More 

Ladysmith, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a short stay in wine country and found the Jack London Lodge through Groupon. It exceeded our expectations with it's value and location. Rooms are simple with nice antique furniture fitting the Jack London theme. Pool area was nice. Gardens beautiful. A great central location for Sonoma, Napa and other wine destinations. The restaurant did not appear to... More 

Jacksonville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

The manager was happy to make arrangements for late arrival. Rooms are very clean and nicely appointed. I left my purse on the patio overnight by accident and the cleaning lady found it and put it away for me. One of the nicest stays. Highly recommend.

San Francisco, California
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My friend booked this hotel for our 2-night stay. It's a bare-bones motel in a good location near Jack London State Park (although the park was unexpectedly and disappointingly closed on the Tuesday we tried to visit). When I returned home, I discovered that a favorite and irreplaceable shirt was missing. I called the motel management to report that the... More 

Freienbach, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It's a basic place in a good location in the middle of the wine country. We thought it was overpriced. If it wouldn't carry the author's name, it probably would not be able to sell at that price. From that perspective, it was disappointing. People were nice and Glen Ellen is cute, the countryside spectacular.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a prettied-up motor lodge, and if you go with that kind of expectation you should be relatively pleased (depending on what rate you pay). The room decor was dated, but clean. The grounds are well-maintained, with lots of flowers. The Wolf House Restaurant was never open on the busy June weekend we were there. Not sure what's going... More 

Los Gatos, California
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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

By far the best thing about the Jack London Lodge is the location, for a quiet spot in the Sonoma Valley Glen Ellen is a excellent choice. The Lodge is next to the creek, downhill from Jack London State Park, and across the street from a small grocery store. Pool area next to the creek looks nice if small and... More 

San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a decent place to stay in wine country. The place is an old motel but the beds and location are fantastic. Both my wife and love the super comfortable bed. The room had nice furniture and a decent TV with many channels. The carpet was the only thing I didn’t like. But the location is great as it... More 

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