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Fern Grove Cottages

2.5 of 5 16650 River Road, Guerneville, CA 95446
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my fourth time staying at Fern Grove and it never disappoints. Now, all the other resorts pale in comparison. The rooms are great and the staff are courteous and responsive. I usually go with a group of friends and my favorite part of the day is morning "breakfast" when we all get together to discuss our day. We... More

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Poway, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice older rustic, not a commercial feeling, smaller cottage's. Reminds you of a B&B. Nicely landscaped. Not for the country club set. Loved the salt water pool. Easy walk to the small town and river.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My stay at the Fern Grove Cottage is always a treat away from San Francisco. The charming cottages are sweet and the continental breakfast with fresh scones add to the homey vibe. Love the pool in the early morning and afternoon. Although wish that the sun lasted all day on the pool, the gorgeous redwood trees block out the afternoon... More

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Port Townsend, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I were returning home to WA last April when we came upon Guerneville and Fern Grove Cottages accidentally. It was late in the evening, we were very tired and the owner had one cottage left. The 2 bedroom cottage with kitchen was delightful! Seeing the beautiful grounds the next morning was such a treat. Flowers and beautiful... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Fern Grove Cottages 8/22-8/23/2014. We had a studio "spa" room. I checked in Friday. I didn't get the woman's name at the front desk. She was about 5'4", 200+ lbs, short red hair, 50+ years old, glasses. She snapped at me, "Are you checking in?" Like it was an accusation. She explained the... More

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Monterey Peninsula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for the Russian River vibe, this is the place. Cottages set within a grove of soaring redwoods. Serenity in abundance. What I loved most was Annie who worked in the front office. She gave us a tour of the lush gardens, told us about the mermaid that frequents the Fern Grove swimming pool, gave us suggestions for... More

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a quint little spot with beautiful flowers planted here and there, and redwood trees in the background. If you're lucky, you might get one of the nicer cottages. But if you're not lucky, you may get stuck with a shabby, dusty & worn-down cottage, and totally hate your stay. No matter which cottage you get, take note: there is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We stayed in a cabin with 2 bedrooms, each of which was big enough for the bed plus maybe 12 inches around it -- difficult to even walk the perimeter of the room, and no place for even a small bag. the kitchenette was equally simple, just enough plates and bowls, and not enough counter to do much of anything.... More

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My wife and I are big fans of "Hotel Impossible" and are always dismayed at how often the rooms in the featured hotels are just plain dirty. And to tell the truth, uncleanliness is one of the main reasons my wife and I don't really travel much anymore. So it was a huge relief to find that our room here... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Pros: great location, beautiful grounds, small kitchettes in rooms, dog friendly and ample space. Cons: staff is unfriendly. Twice I overheard different guests (unrelated) comment on how rude the "English lady" was. I didn't deal with her but I witnessed he discussing a mischarge on a customers bill and she was unnessesarily rude. Acted as if she was doing them... More

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Address: 16650 River Road, Guerneville, CA 95446
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Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Guerneville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fern Grove Cottages 2.5*
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Fern Grove Cottages Guerneville, CA - Sonoma County

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