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Sea Ranch Lodge

60 Sea Walk Dr., The Sea Ranch, CA 95497
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in The Sea Ranch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
dm3890 Richmond, VA
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, VA
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14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Sea Ranch Lodge was the last stop on our anniversary trip. In 3 hotel stays, Sea Ranch was the only one to acknowledge our "special" trip. The concierge congratulated us upon check in and there was a chilled bottle of local Korbel champagne waiting for us in our room. The food here is outstanding and the only problem you... More

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Lodi, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

After visiting this location many times over the years we expected something much more than "average." Our issues were attitude, staff training (realizing there is a limited labor pool in the area) and managerial standards. I would suggest that this lodge would be inviting to tourists from other states and countries who want to experience the rugged northern California coast... More

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Lee H, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Randall-Anne Thank you for taking the time to give us some great feedback on your recent visit. I apologize for the delay in responding to you as we have seen some managerial changes recently. Please know that I have shared all your comments with the team and we have already began to make the necessary changes to create a... More

Bodega, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

rooms redone - very nice indeed new Chef - very very nice he is excellent new menu - better variety and great food and nice presentations All around a special spot to gaze at the water and be in extra nice comfort!

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Lee H, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

ClayJr thank you for taking the time to post a review regarding your recent stay. It was a pleasure reading all your wonderful remarks, and I've shared your comments with my Chef which made his day. We hope to see you again in the near future. More

italamericana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Have stayed at The Sea Ranch Lodge in the past. Also, when staying at the Lodge and renting a house in The Sea Ranch area have often dined at their restaurant. Arrived on foot Friday, May 16th to enjoy an early dinner only to be told the restaurant was closed. We had driven into the area about an hour earlier... More

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shakey26, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

italamericana53 I was disappointed to read your latest review of Sea Ranch Lodge. Seldom have we closed for a portion of the day, but there was a wedding of a grand scale that particular day that required all our facilities after 4PM. I'm not sure how you missed the sign at the Lodge entrance but I personally placed it there... More

Orange, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

My wife and I spent three nights in April at the Sea Ranch Lodge, celebrating our one-year wedding anniversary. The hotel's setting could not be more beautiful: right on the gorgeous, rocky northern california coast, with forests, mountains, beaches and miles of trails immediately accessible. We are glad we chose the Sea Ranch if for no other reason than it... More

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Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

A timelessly serene retreat on the Northern California coast - at the north end of Sonoma County. best seen on a windswept day with chance of rain. The drive there is equally gorgeous by the coastal route (1) or the inland roads through the beautiful ranch country of central Sonoma County. Food is superb, wine list is the best of... More

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Lowell J, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

ChipTex Thank you for taking the time to post your review. You are quite right about the natural beauty in Sea Ranch, it is truly like no other place. I will share your glowing remarks about our food and wine with my staff, they always enjoy hearing positive feedback. We look forward to your next visit. Regards, Lowell Johnson, CHA... More

Chico, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I nabbed a great deal on Travelzoo for a two-night Sun-Thur stay at this lovely lodge. All rooms have an ocean view. The lodge is on a bluff overlooking the ocean and boasts a wildflower self-guided walking tour. Several trails are on property and easy to find. I brought my dog and we were pleasantly surprised to find that she... More

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Lowell J, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Hamburger_Queen Thank you for your feedback. Yes the Travelzoo offer was quite a bargain and we heard great comments from many 1st time visitors about their experience at Sea Ranch. We are particularly pleased to be a pet friendly facility and there is rarely a day that doesn't go by that we don't see a few canine guests at the... More

northern california-east bay
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

We reserved a room here at a reduced price. ($150) night that includes breakfast for two ($30 value). The room is fairly spacious and all 19 rooms have an ocean view. The downside is that this is a converted sheep ranch (hence their logo). And when it was built in the 60's there was no insulation between rooms and it... More

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Lowell J, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

ontheroadagain1 Thank you for your review. It is true that the Lodge has been here in its present form since the 70s, but that is certainly part of its appeal. The drive up Highway 1 sports spectacular views, but it it seems as though it is not for everyone! Glad you enjoyed it in spite of the drive and thank... More

Seguin, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed here for one night and had a wonderful stay. The accommodations are beautiful and modern, and the property is secluded and quiet. Made-to-order breakfast was included and absolutely delicious. The staff were friendly and warm without exception. The hotel property extends to the cliffs and a number of walking trails let us leisurely explore the area. I saw... More

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Lowell J, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

kpcnsk Thanks for your kind remarks. We are pleased that your visit was so positive and that you were able to discover all the natural beauty that makes Sea Ranch what it is. We look forward to your next visit Regards Lowell Johnson, CHA General Manager Sea Ranch Lodge More

San Bruno, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The rooms are big and the beds are so comfortable! The only downside is that there is no TV, we brought our laptop and watched the news and movies. The area is beautiful and great for easy hikes. The restaurant is on site and the food is amazing! All of the staff was friendly and helpful.

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Lowell J, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Vic E Thanks for taking the time to share your review of the Lodge. No TVs is intentional so that you can immerse yourself in all the natural beauty that makes this part of the Pacific Coast so unique. I will share your positive comments about your dining and guest experiences with my team. We hope to see you again... More

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Address: 60 Sea Walk Dr., The Sea Ranch, CA 95497
Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > The Sea Ranch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Also Known As:
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ENJOY NATURAL SERENITY, UNSURPASSED. A small, secluded property on Northern California’s rugged Sonoma Coast, Sea Ranch Lodge is a serene destination that embraces the beauty and bounty of nature in myriad expressions. A getaway here features nature untamed – ocean vistas, pristine bluffs, dramatic landscapes, abundant wildlife – with miles of hiking trails to enjoy it just steps from your door. This sublime natural setting melds with man’s mindful efforts to live lightly on the land. We respect an ethos of sustainability in lodging, dining, activities, service and more. ... more   less 
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