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Orinda, California
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Stayed one night with a family of 4. Hotel is about a mile off main highway and parking is free. Free wifi is included. A golf course is adjacent to the hotel. Cellular coverage is spotty and make sure to have a map if you are not familiar with the area since GIS may not work. Two-story Cabin/Room was very... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi donavan94563. Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review and letting us know how we did. Your comments are greatly appreciated and we’re glad to know that you had a great family getaway here at Mountain Retreat Resort. We would love to host you on your future vacation. More 

Wickenburg, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

I just spent a week at Mountain Retreat and hated to leave. Nestled among the pines with a stream that runs in spring and early summer, it is a place of peace and serenity. The cottage was very clean, and the staff is the best. My stay included golf, swimming, and dining privileges at Sequoia Woods Golf and Country Club... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi fybzipadee43. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with us here at Mountain Retreat Resort. We’re glad you enjoyed our convenient location and close proximity to many of Calaveras County's popular tourist sites and attractions. It's just gorgeous here! We appreciate your feedback and hope you come back to visit real soon! More 

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We loved our little cottage which included everything we needed including a little outside deck. It is very close to the Big Trees Park and is about halfway between Yosemite and Lake Tahoe (two of the other spots we wanted to see). We had a great stay and also borrowed some DVDs for the evening to enjoy with our wine,... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hello Kiki142. Thank you so much for staying with us at Mountain Retreat Resort. We love all feedback, as it can only help us get better. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed our wonderful location and range of activities. We've shared your comments about the bathroom and shower to management. We hope you'll allow us the pleasure of your company... More 

San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Never have tired of coming here. Fine something new to see each time. Vary quit great to away from the noise of the city. Hope to come for many more visits. Easy drive to Big Trees State Park. The city of Murphy's is near.

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi Robert. We're glad you had a wonderful and peaceful stay here. We would love to see you again soon. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to assist with a return visit. Thank you for writing a review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Great surroundings up in the woods, beautiful golf course nearby, and a quiet retreat from a noisy lifestyle. This stay was the highlight of our trip. We enjoyed being able to cook a meal in our full kitchen, and dine together at the table. The rooms were well appointed, comfortable, and quiet. My girls would like to point out that... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hello Jason! Thank you for taking time out to share this review. We love all feedback, as it can only help us get better. It's great to hear that you and your daughters had a great visit together at our peaceful resort. We hope you come back to visit real soon! We're happy you have wonderful memories from your experience... More 

Castro Valley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I have been an owner at Mt. Retreat since it was built. I have since purchased additional units, and both of my sisters and my daughter have also purchased weeks, and my good friends have also bought a week. I know this time is eligible for trade to other locations, but I have never done that, as I thoroughly enjoy... More 

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Orangevale, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Mountain Retreat is the perfect place to chill out and relax among pine and cedar trees and the songs of various mountain birds. On a chilly night you can build a real fire in the fireplace (no fake gas logs!) that provide the crackle and pop we used to hear as kids. The staff is great: friendly and helpful. The... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hello Mary! Thanks for vacationing with us and taking the time to leave a review. Mountain Retreat Resort is certainly the prime place to relax in the woods. We're especially grateful for your kind comments about our hardworking team. We hope to have the pleasure of your company again soon. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This place was tucked into beautiful woods. The staff were super helpful and friendly and the unit was huge. The enormous kitchen was amazingly well-equipped, and the beds were really comfortable. Didn't try the pool and hot tub but they looked fun!

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi Humuhumuhukunuku. Thanks for taking the time to review Mountain Retreat Resort. It’s such a pleasure to receive your valuable feedback. We're excited that you had a wonderful, comfortable experience with us. We're also pleased to read your kind comments on our helpful and friendly team members. We hope to welcome you back to our special resort soon! More 

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We loved our unit location (#21) which backed to the woods and was beside a meditation bench and quiet. We enjoyed relaxing and sharing about the day on the deck. We also liked the configuration of the unit-cool bottom bedrooms for sleeping, roomy top floor with a loft! The staff was very pleasant and helpful. It was all WONDERFUL and... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Dear marleagruver- We sincerely thank you for your wonderful review of Mountain Retreat Resort. It's fantastic to read that you had such a wonderful experience with us! We're pleased you were able to relax throughout the day on the deck. That sounds so peaceful! We look forward to welcoming you back to explore the rest of the activities and features... More 

Diamond Bar, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The property is beautiful. If you golf, it's right there in your backyard. The rooms are a little old and some maintenance needs to be done to bring them back up to what I would call an excellent status, but the unit was very spacious. The downside is that our unit slept eight and had three bathrooms with toilets but... More 

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GPR S, Manager at Mountain Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Hi 506yolanda. Thank you for staying with us and sharing your feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our beautiful property. We do have plans to upgrade our units but please know that all feedback is important to us and we always share it with our team. We hope to welcome you back to our special resort... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the quiet Sierra pines of Arnold, California in Calaveras County, Mountain Retreat is just three hours from Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the San Francisco Bay Area. The suites are duplex-style, which give our guests ample space and privacy during their stay with us. A Convenience Fee will be applied to all reservations at check in. This fee will include Internet and parking along with all other resort amenities.Accessibility: Not all areas of our resort are Handicap Accessible. There are stairs leading to each suite as well as other areas on property. Mountain Retreat will be undergoing construction of a new Maintenance Building beginning August 1 2014 - December 1 2014. Noise should be expected during the hours of 8:00 a.M. - 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mountain Retreat Resort

Address: 936 Cypress Point Dr, Arnold, CA 95223
Location: United States > California > Arnold
Price Range: $174 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mountain Retreat Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 31
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