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Ojai Retreat

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2.0 of 5
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160 Besant Rd., Ojai, CA 93023
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my second stay here. I absolutely loved it both times. It is quaint, lovely, peaceful, and friendly. The rooms are all unique so you can set just the set up you like. The first time I had a Queen bed with a little window sitting area and table, plus a huge kitchenette, walk in closets, and bathroom. The... More 

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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Ojai Retreat has been renowned for years as a place for visitors to the Ojai Valley to spend time, either to attend programs or simply for a getaway. Though we live in Ojai, the Retreat actually serves us in both ways. Like many Ojai folks, we often attend events there, and nonprofits with which we are associated have been... More 

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Pasadena, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ojai Retreat is off the beaten path and does offer a retreat from everyday city living. BUT, the road up to the retreat is in need of repair and it is quite rough. My biggest gripe though was we arrived at 5 and the office was almost closed. We stayed in the Bacony room which offers a beautiful viewand... More 

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OjaiRetreat1993, Owner at Ojai Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We want you to know that we take your comfort seriously here at The Ojai Retreat. I am happy to let you know that the bumpy road to our place is being repaved as I write this. (it was planned but let’s say it is good timing that I am able to tell you this.)... More 

Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Very comfortable Bed and Breakfast on a hill, close to Ojai, California. Convenient location is very close to Ojai's downtown, but peaceful at the same time. Has great views, very comfortable room, quiet AC.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Went there for an overnight from LA after reading reviews. Making the reservation was simple. Spoke directly with Claire who answered all questions in a professional, friendly manner. Stayed in the Patio cabin. Perfect size room, very clean and quiet. Quiet A/C at work. Bed was comfortable, not too soft. Bathroom had tiled tub area/shower. Good shelf space. Kitchen area... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Ojai's Retreat was on of our best times in California. A marvelous place, simple, quiete. Delicious breakfast in a room over looking the forest, very nice bedrooms, and a truly warm welcome. We will come back and stay more !

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Burbank, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The inn is beautiful and grounds are spacious and well maintained . My son took his dog and she too was happy. We were in two lovely "dog rooms" by Jimmy's Pub. Rooms were spotless and service was excellent. It is a great place to walk with human friends or your best friend. Although there were several dogs there we... More 

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Ojai, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is the most tranquil place to stay - there are 12 rooms and most have spectacular views of the Ojai Valley. This is where you can see the famous 'pink moment' as the sun sets behind the mountains. The staff and management I rate aas excellent.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This place is fabulous, the poeple could become friends. I have visited many rooms, all are perfect while my favorite is the Ayad. I'll come back ASAP. I love the breakfast time inthe garden. Cyril from Paris France

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Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Celebrated our 44th anniversary. Magical place. Large grounds, peaceful, birds chirping. Great views, great selection of books in the library. Decent breakfast. Very courteous service. Nice clean rooms.

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