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Ojai Retreat

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160 Besant Rd., Ojai, CA 93023
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Ranked #1 of 9 Ojai B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Anil6780 Santa Ana, California
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Santa Ana, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lovely Ojai Retreat is a small slice of a time gone by - a time that heals without doctors, and feeds the soul with a bounty of beauty, quietude, and old world comfort. I cannot provide a higher recommendation. The Retreat is comprised of twelve guest rooms, eight of which are private cottages. There is a lovely main house... More 

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Santa Barbara, California USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peaceful Oasis – Highly Recommended. This is truly a retreat and healing getaway. I've find it to be a wonderful place to read, write or be with my husband. It is surrounded by beautiful grounds that glow in the pink moment sunsets over the mountains. There is soothing room décor, a welcoming staff, and a delicious breakfast with gluten-free options,... More 

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Huntington Beach, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After our large Los Angeles wedding, my new husband and I longed for peace and quiet on our honeymoon. The Ojai Retreat was perfect for us. It's comfortable, clean, and picturesque with a simple, unpretentious style. They also served the best continental breakfast I've ever had. Coffee, tea, and drinking water were conveniently available all day. We arrived on a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nature provides the best parts of a visit to Ojai Retreat. The inn's gardens and landscaping are lovely, and views of the surrounding hills and valleys are spectacular. At 2 am we went out to look at the stars from our Garden Room's private patio. That's a memorable experience for city-dwellers. Our room was comfortable, with great views from the... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The Retreat is truly a hidden gem. The place is just as described, the Bella Vista was cozy and clean. The property itself is picturesque, it screams serenity. The pictures really don't do it justice. On a crisp morning the views are spectacular. The trails around the property are lovely, it was the perfect R&R get away spot. The staff... More 

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New York
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14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We stayed at the Ojai Retreat for two nights in January. We loved it! We stayed in the Bella Vista room that had a great work nook with wonderful views. The breakfast buffet was terrific and since I have celiac disease, I was thrilled to see so many Gluten Free options. The main house big room is a beautiful place... More 

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Port Orford, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My daughter and I both had writing projects on which we needed to work, so we booked two rooms adjacent to each other for several days in January 2015. Each room was very comfortable and well furnished for our purposes: writing table as well as a desk area, plus upholstered chair and good bed. The rooms also had private patio... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My husband and I just spent one night at the picturesque Ojai Retreat. The views from the property are spectacular, we even caught the pink moment at sunset from the Shangrila Terrace. The gardens and room are very well maintained. The staff is friendly and the morning breakfast was amazing and fresh. Highly recommended!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed our 5 nights in the Oak Room over Christmas. The Oak room is a smaller room, but has it's own kitchen area, small dining table, bathroom very comfortable queen bed. Included a large closet to set up suitcase and hang up clothes. Adequate room inside for us to set up a meditation area. The... More 

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