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3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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Safari West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Modesto, CA
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95 reviews 95 reviews
26 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the second week in September. We started off the day with the safari prior to check in. The safari starts with a one hour walk through a large aviary with all sorts of exotic birds and other animals. Then we walked through the area of caged animals. These include several types of monkeys, (we saw... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After receiving a gift card for my family (2 adults, 2 kids ages 5 & 8) to do the 3 hour safari tour, we booked our tour for yesterday. Hubby and I have lived in Santa Rosa for 12 years and had never gone - we were missing out! The tour itself was amazing - we took turns riding on... More

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CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Glamping at its best. Running hot water, toilet, electricity and if you are ATT you have five bars of 4g lte service! Throw in wine, great food, and excellent staff and the flamingoes don't seem so bad. Bring ear plugs and bug spray though. Oh, and do the back tour to feed the animals, it was amazing!!!

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Silicon Valley
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Fun for the family. My daughter and I did the safari tour, spent the night in the "tent" and had the BBQ. It was a great experience and I recommend you do it at least once. Very fun. Earlier in the AM or late in the PM is usually best. Get's pretty hot! Fall is probably a good time. Summer... More

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San Carlos, CA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The cabins do not have locks on the doors! This was a bit of a surprise. We had brought along iPads for entertainment on the drive and toted them with us everywhere (dinner, breakfast, strolling the grounds, jeep tour) as I was not going to leave expensive electronics in an unlocked room. Also, the lodge has a strong Wi-Fi signal;... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My husband and I stopped here during our honeymoon and had a fantastic time. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and helped us settle in immediately. Our room was fantastic- you feel like you're really on a safari, sleeping in a tent, but instead of the cold hard ground you get a big bed with a cozy heated blanket. Sitting... More

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Stockton, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is just about the closest you'll probably get to having a safari adventure without going to Africa. I spent two days and one night at Safari West. It was a very unique experience, and nothing like I've ever had before. After you check in, you are taken by jeep to your tent (if staying over night). The tents are... More

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Wakefield, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

What a great place. This is a zoo, breeding ground, sanctuary, and lodging location with very personal touches. The owners have constructed the facilities out of love for the animals; the staff seems genuinely interested in the welfare of both the animals and visitors. The tents are all custom made using African canvas and have amazing details, including extremely comfortable... More

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Pacifica, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Let's start with fun for the family, nice day trip. Sleeping would be fine if your are not in the a tent next to the flamingos. If you are ok with loud honking noises all night then no problem, but you should be warned properly early on, not have the surprise and no option to change because the place is... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This place is great for families with elementary aged or older children. We stayed in the little house. Two bedrooms and a tiny kitchenette. Perfect for our family. Being driven through the land on the jeep and spotting the animals was so exciting for us. And riding on the top was icing on the cake! The kids enjoyed walking around... More

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Additional Information about Safari West

Address: 3115 Porter Creek Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Santa Rosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Safari West Hotel Santa Rosa
Safari West Santa Rosa, CA - Sonoma County

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