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Curly Redwood Lodge

701 Redwood Highway S, Crescent City, CA 95531
Curly Redwood Lodge
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We never planned to stay at this hotel, but stumbled across it on a roadtrip. It was really reasonably priced at about $80, and the room was huge! Rumour has it, the whole hotel was built out of one curly redwood tree! The room looks like it is straight out of the 50s, but it doesn't have a musty smell... More 

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Watsonville, CA
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196 reviews 196 reviews
19 hotel reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I quickly realized how well this motel is liked, as several locals recommended it. This motel, on the highway, was build from a single curly redwood tree. It is family owned, and the rates are very reasonable. The rooms are clean and very spacious, the beds comfortable. The motel is quiet and walking distance to three good restaurants. For a... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Stay in a room made of the big beautiful redwood trees. Very nice room. Even had a room with three beds! Right across street from the marina where you hear sea lions roaring. The only drawback was there was no breakfast of any kind.

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Astoria, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Loved, LOVED this place! Time capsule back to the 50's. I felt like a little kid again. My hubby and another couple were riding Harley's down the coast and had made reservations for here. It's a total step back in time. Very clean and neat. They have not remodeled since it was built in the late 1950's and it was... More 

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San Francisco
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What's not to love? A whole motel made out of one tree!? I stayed here just for the kitsch appeal...and I was not disappointed. Look, you don't stay at roadside motor lodges if you are looking for a high-end experience. You stay at these places because you love vintage neon or post-war roadside Americana. And if that's what you're looking... More 

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Sacramento, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Often times coastal motels will have mold growing in the bathrooms. Not at this place. Very clean room no frills but great price. Friendly staff and easy parking. Two items to note. The windows are the old crank variety, they work well but it would be unsafe to leave them open at night. Since they are aluminum even cracking the... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night and if you are just travelling through Crescent City this is a good pkace to stay. Service is friendly and the room is clean - if a bit spartan. It has Wifi but no hair dryer, fridge, microwave. Rooms are large though and the price is certainly right. It is within walking distance of many restaurants and... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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88 reviews 88 reviews
79 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is my second stay at the Curly Redwood Lodge. Overall, quite pleased... Clean & large rooms, good location next to the harbour, fast wi-fi, reasonably priced for this locale, very friendly staff, retro, no local riff-raff, ice machine that works, parking right next to the room. My only hope is that the owners would spring for simple microwaves and... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Spent 2 nights here. Friendly owner and clean rooms. A bit dated, but that was part of it's charm for us. Some road noise, but not enough to cause a problem for us. Although non smoking there is a large canopy outside all rooms where groups can gather to chat, drink and smoke, which could be a problem if it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
36 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

A motel with some character. Clean, spacious room. Basic, but has everything you could want for a couple of nights. Comfortable beds. Good shower. Convenient for a range of places to eat. We can see why it has stood the test of time (opened 1957!).

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