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Ojai Retreat

160 Besant Rd., Ojai, CA 93023
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Ojai Retreat
Ranked #1 of 10 Ojai B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Bonita, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a few days away and chose Ojai as our destination. The Ojai Retreat was described on the internet as one of the most relaxing b&bs in the US, so we made reservations. It did not fail us. We stayed in the Balcony room which is newly redone. There was a fantastic view from the balcony and the bed,... More

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Booked at the Ojai Retreat based on the glowing reviews from Tripadvisor. Unfortunately, the reviews left me wondering where everyone else stayed. First the Pros: 1. Reservations and pre-visit communication - Clare was a pleasure to talk to and very helpful with all aspects of my reservation and my questions. 2. Staff - The staff I encountered were very friendly... More

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
40 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

If I could give Ojai Retreat 10-stars I definitely would. Ojai Retreat is quiet and serene, sitting on top of a hill overlooking Ojai valley. Service and quality of rooms are top notch and deserve 10 stars.

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Los Angeles, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We chose the Ojai Retreat on the recommendation of a friend. Nestled in the hills, you are rewarded with a sweeping view of the valley after a short drive up a private road. The Practical We booked the Sky Suite, which, after having walked around the property, seemed to be the most private of all the cottages. It comes with... More

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stayed at the Ojai retreat en route to San Francisco and enjoyed the 'away from it all' feel and beautiful gardens. Breakfast was delicious and taken on the terrace with magnificent views of the mountains. Our host was friendly and efficient. Our rooms were clean and well-equipped. The beds were super comfortable! We left Ojai feeling refreshed after a... More

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Montpellier, France
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Located at the top of a hill, with stunning views on the Ojai valley and the surrounding mountains, the Ojai Retreat is an dream place for comfortable rest. The rooms we used (the Eucalyptus Room for a week, then the Sky Suite for three days) both have cooking facilities (microwave and fridge) with a lovely private sitting area outside. The... More

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

What a lovely, peaceful, relaxing place... A great place to rest and rejuvenate. My husband and I made a last-minute decision after a bad night in Ventura. We booked the Adyar room, which is attached to the main house room. Walking into this peaceful room feels like entering your own garden. Large, ground floor room with king bed, writing table,... More

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San Diego
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Stayed at the Ojai Retreat over the weekend and all I can say is that every single positive comment is true about this wounderful place. It is clean, quiet, comfortable, private and well maintained. I was also impressed with the owner's ability to make one feel welcome at the retreat. I made a note for myself to stay there next... More

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Beavercreek, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I highly recommend this beautiful Ojai Retreat. I came here with my boyfriend and we had the most relaxing weekend. It is so peaceful there, the gardens and pathways are stunning, the rooms are nice and clean, I actually loved that there wasn't a TV or any electronics. You really get a true escape here. The breakfasts are so delicious,... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The Garden at the Retreat felt like Paradise. The Garden Room felt like Sanctuary. If you need to connect with nature; if you need to regroup, rejuvenate, and heal your SELF, this is the place to stay. It was a joyful, peaceful, and loving experience. Thank you for making my stay unforgettable. The Visitor from Redondo Beach, Ca.

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Address: 160 Besant Rd., Ojai, CA 93023
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Location: United States > California > Ojai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
The Ojai Retreat Hotel Ojai

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Ojai Retreat is a 5-acre haven of beauty with exquisite views, lush gardens and tranquility. There are 12 completely renovated bedrooms most with private garden or patio, all with views. A delicious European-style breakfast is included. There is a spacious living/meeting room and Quiet room with small library. Free wireless internet in all rooms and throughout the property. TV-and telephone-free rooms to preserve tranquility. Yoga classes and massages are available. ... more   less 
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