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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 2 weeks ago

I read another review on Hotels.com that this lodge should modernize. I found it to be very quaint, extremely peaceful and relaxing. The staff was very friendly and accomodating. The pool and hot tub area were very clean and the landscaping beautiful. The only drawback which I don't really consider as such is no elevator if you have a mobility... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

... an okay place to crash for one night only. The price for one night's stay does not match what you get, but the location is key. This lodge is really a motel. The restaurant on site is a pub. This is not a place we will return to.

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Received a one night stay as a gift on Groupon. Checked in Monday which only took a few minutes. The grounds are clean and tucked in some trees next to a creek. The room was large and beautifully decorated. Nice vanity, good size bathroom, flat screen tv, fridge, coffee maker and blow dryer. The vanity even had cotton balls and... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Very reasonable, clean motel near fine Glen Ellen Market and some good restaurants. Close to Sonoma without the wine country prices and near Jack London State Park. Friendly and thoughtful manager made for a great check-in experience. We were very happy with our corner upstairs room. The bed is comfortable, as others have said. The outside light does shine in... More 

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Truckee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Jack London Lodge is going to become a yearly tradition. The hotel is located just next to Jack London National Park which offers some amazing history, information and views. The hotel is also located right next to Benziger Winery, a winery focused on biodynamics and my new favorite. The hotel itself is so cozy and quaint and the attached bar... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This is an old motel with very bare essentials. There really wasn't anything impressive about it other than the fact it's located in a great area. It needs an update, but did the job. I wouldn't stay there again. The staff was nice.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

As others have mentioned, this is really a 70s style motel. Had a Groupon deal so the price was right - probably wouldn't stay here again however. Bathrooms in need of serious updating. Pillows extremely hard. The location is very convenient to local wineries and near some great restaurants. (Avantine is nearby and has great food and service). The lodge... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Didn't really want to write this review - would like to keep it a secret. Went there with a Groupon offer, not expecting much. What we found was an attractive, clean room awaiting us. Extremely comfortable bed with luxurious towels were very appreciated. Inn staff was very welcoming and helpful in suggesting places to eat and wineries to visit. We... More 

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Palo Alto, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We had two rooms, (12, 23). Check-in was a breeze, and the lady who checked us in was super nice. The beds were comfy, the chairs were handy, there was plenty of counter-space by the sink, and the market across the street was great. The Jack London Saloon is welcoming and unpretentious. Our TV (12) was snowy, but we didn't... More 

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Lincoln, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

As noted, this "hotel" is not much more than a 70's motel, but that's okay. The rooms are smallish, standard motel design. But it had two comfy easy chairs, which is unusual and the King bed was also good quality - no sore backs in the morning. The chain smoking receptionist could have been a bit more welcoming but not... More 

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