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Occidental Hotel

2.0 of 5
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3610 Bohemian Highway, Occidental, CA 95465
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Ramon, California
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful town with a very cheap hotel. Ceilings creak when people upstairs. Can hear everything they say upstairs and rooms next you. No quiet! They are not helpful in trying to help. Oh well, sorry they say No discounts of any kind. Will avoid this town for overnight in the future !

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1yulupa39, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello new_usermsn, Thank you for providing us your feedback. It always allows for us to go back and review the front desk staff notes from their shift(s) and look into what happened and see how we may improve our service. In this case, it should be noted to all the Trip Advisor readers that our dedicated Front Desk staff did... More 

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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's face it, it is what it is. This is a nice clean hotel. It was built in an era when dad's loaded the family in a station wagon and took off up the coast. He wanted to be able to hear what was going on in the next room so he could go over and tell the kids to... More 

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1yulupa39, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Cpujock, Thank you for contribution to the Trip Advisor Community. Thank you especially for the positive comments regarding our cleanliness and the friendly/helpful staff. As always I will make sure they see your comments. They are proud of the Hotel and the work they do. Your comments will be appreciated. And you are right ...Howard's is great! Its been... More 

Novato, California
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122 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I decided to stay in Occidental for a close-to-home, hour away style vacation for two nights a week or so ago. My daughter found Occidental Hotel on the internet. Very reasonable room rates....actually, probably the BEST room rates I've ever paid considering how well maintained this hotel is! For A Monday/Tuesday stay, our room rate was about... More 

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1yulupa39, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Momlovesdisney, Thank you so much for the kind words. We are all pleased your trip went so well. Our queen deluxe room is one of our most requested rooms -- glad that worked so well for you and your daughter. Come back and visit us here in Occidental soon! Sincerely, Marc More 

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46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On trying to find reasonably priced hotels for a short weekend getaway, I had to settle for this property. At nearly $200.00 a night, this motel with exterior corridor and a staircase wasn't really a bargain price. But this turned out to be a good weekend trip, as the staff was wonderful, the rooms were spacious, very clean and had... More 

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1yulupa39, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Rick, Thank you for staying with us and taking advantage of the wonderful things to do in the area. Wildflour Bread is incredibly delicious -- Good choice! We hope to see you back our way soon. Thanks again, Marc More 

Maryland
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Stayed here for the first time primarily for the location and was happy to find a very pleasant, comfortable inn with friendly staff. The town of Occidental is very small but centrally located to the Sonoma Coast, Armstrong Redwoods, and wine country. Nestled into the side of a hill covered with pines, the hotel may strike a nostalgic chord, like... More 

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1yulupa39, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Richard, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and having kind words. We value your decision and work hard every day to provide a clean, comfortable place for travelers to call home when visiting the area. We are glad you were able to take advantage of our central location to explore Armstrong Redwoods (a truly beautiful place), local... More 

Santa Rosa, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stay at this hotel time and time again. A great escape from the hustle and bustle of our busy lives. The service is top notch, and the rooms are exceptional. It feels as though you have stepped out of time into another era when friendliness mattered and service was of top priority . So very accommodating , so in... More 

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1yulupa39, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Eric and Cheryl, First off I want to thank you for being return guests. We have many return "locals" who use the Hotel and Occidental as a mid week or weekend "mini vacation" ---- like you said "as a great escape from the hustle and bustle of our busy lives". We value your decision to stay with us and... More 

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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a cute little hideaway town! The Occidental Hotel was very clean, standard room. The staff was extremely pleasant. The hotel is tucked in the side of a hilltop and close enough to walk everywhere in town. Pool area was very clean, crystal clear water.

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1yulupa39, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Teri H., Thank you so much for the kind words. We are glad you enjoyed Occidental. It truly is "a cute little hideaway town" as you described. In fact, the whole village is designated a County Historical District to ensure it will not lose any of it's unique characteristics. A visit to Occidental really feels like a true getaway.... More 

Sacramento, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

With our most recent three night stay at the Occidental Lodge located in the historic town of Occidental (3610 Bohemian Hwy, 95465) my wife and I experienced a relaxing stay in the heart of the Redwoods, 4 miles from the Russian River and a few more miles to Jenner by the Sea and scenic ocean HWY 1. The Lodge is... More 

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1yulupa39, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Bill and Barbara W., Thank you so much for the wonderful comments about the Hotel and the great information on the Town and surrounding area for Tripadvisor readers to use. We especially wanted to thank you for being a return guest. We have many guests who return time after time and we value your decision to make a return... More 

Copenhagen
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48 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The town is absolutely delightful; a place where time has stood still and the town is very proud of that. There is a feeling of true community spirit where people look after one another. And such is this hotel; not pretentious in any way, quite basic but with very friendly and accommodating staff. We had asked for a quiet room... More 

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1yulupa39, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Kastrup, Thank you so much for providing a review of our Hotel and for having such kind words. These are grand words coming from a resident of Copenhagen as that is a very fine City you call home. Your comments about the Town were very insightful and carry a great deal of truth. We all are proud of our... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This hotel/motel is a very chill spot to stay in Occidental. Walking distance to everything that you need and still surrounded by the natural beauty of the area.The front desk people are very nice, and most rooms have great views of the surroundings. Plus they have a pool which might come in handy if you are there during the really... More 

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1yulupa39, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hi USJ13, Thank you for the review and providing your input to the Trip Advisor community. We are especially happy you mentioned our pool as it is one of the best kept secrets in all of West Sonoma County -- large in size with an expansive deck with views of the redwoods --a great spot for a morning cup of... More 

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