We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 4 Glen Ellen B&Bs / inns

Jack London Lodge

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   13740 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Jack London Lodge to your Saves list
Jack London Lodge
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
Ranked #3 of 4 Glen Ellen B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Barbara S Woodbridge, California, United States
  • Overview
  • Reviews (152)
  • Photos (169)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (25)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

152 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (25)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Woodbridge, California, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friend & I came to the Sonoma area for an overnight trip. We decided to stay in Glen Ellen outside the buzz of downtown Sonoma. The Glen Ellen Lodge is situated next to a quiet stream & has a wonderful peacefulness about it. We checked in around 5:00pm & shared a glass of wine out by the pool &... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This lodge is charming and intimate. What I loved the most were the beautiful flowers and trees that surround it. The room was clean and comfortable enough but as others have mentioned, a little dated and definitely not luxurious. It did have the modern hotel in-room conveniences like a coffee maker, plenty of wonderful towels (6), plenty of hot water,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Soquel, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last weekend with another couple and really enjoyed ourselves. It's an old motel that has been upgraded (and the management is still working room by room to make it better). The room we had was nice and big and had a comfy bon ed. There was wonderful smelling wisteria hanging off the railing of the second story... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Orangevale, CA
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just got back from a 2 day stay at the Jack London Lodge. This is a very relaxing place. The flowers all around are just beautiful and a light breakfast is served in the courtyard with all the flowers and trees. The pool area is very nice and the pool was very enjoyable. The place is kept very well... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Des Moines, Iowa
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My husband and I spent three days at the Jack London Lodge while visiting Sonoma Wine country. It was a great location to go both north toward Santa Rosa and south toward Sonoma to visit the many wonderful vineyards and tasting rooms in the area. It is just off of Hwy. 12, the main north and south route in Sonoma... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Arlington Heights
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Other reviews talk about the Jack London Lodge character and proximity to this and that. To me it was a clean and affordable place to stay. That's all I ask for. Would we return? Yes we will and look forward to exploring the area again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Madison, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
31 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The setting, along a creek, and just a half mile from the entrance to Jack London State Park, can't be beat. It's a quiet, sheltered spot without traffic noise. Formerly an old motel, the "lodge" has been updated a bit. We had a large room, very comfortable bed with two large armchairs and a table. There's an unheated, lovely kidney... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My two nights stay at the Jack London Lodge felt less like a hotel and more personal, like I was staying with a friend. I booked my stay about a month in advance, over the phone with a Groupon, and the woman whom I dealt with couldn't have been more accommodating and easy to work with. The night of my... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
48 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This motel offer excellent value in a high priced area. The rooms have been cosmetically cleaned up in this mid-century building. The pros are an excellent setting, - surrounded by trees, a pool and hot tub area and placement in this charming town close by multiple parks for hiking. There is a quality market across the street where you can... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Santa Cruz, California
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
45 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We are fortunate to live just a few hours from the wine country and especially enjoy the Sonoma area. This is our first time staying in Glen Ellen and loved it! Quaint little town with several great restaurants and markets and a saloon! We stayed two nights, mid-week, mid- April. Booked through motel website and got a rate of $104.00... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Jack London Lodge, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Jack London Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Jack London Lodge

Address: 13740 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
Phone Number:
Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Glen Ellen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Jack London Lodge 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Hotels.com, Venere, Expedia, Tingo and Otel so you can book your Jack London Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Jack London Hotel Glen Ellen
Jack London Lodge Glen Ellen, CA - Sonoma County

169 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (31)
Hotel & grounds (6)
Room/suite (5)
Dining (4)
Pool/beach area (5)
View from room (1)
Other (10)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

All expert photos (133)
Amenities (3)
King Room (45)
Pool (18)
Queen Room (42)
Restaurants and Bars (15)
The Hotel (10)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (6)
Hotel & grounds (2)
Pool/beach area (1)
Dining (1)
Room/suite (1)
Other (1)


Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Class
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer