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Drakesbad Guest Ranch

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end of Warner Valley Road, Chester, CA 96020 See on map
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Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Accessible rooms
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thankfully we did not lodge here at Drakesbad (emphasis on the bad) Ranch. We drove from the main entrance from Lassen, which takes about 1.5 hours..in my opinion not worth the drive. We came for a one hour horseback ride. The head "wrangler" was extremely...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here recently with my 3 kids. We had a wonderful trip and would highly recommend. We stayed in one of the cabins which was very clean and more than adequate for our stay. The food in the restaurant was very good, especially the dinners....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We come every summer to enjoy beautiful hikes, proximity to nature, freedom from electronic connectivity, and the opportunity to focus on family and friends. Our stay was enhanced by friendly and attentive staff, particularly managers Nick and Zuzana Smith.

Thank Gilbert C
Response from The California P, Public Relations Manager at Drakesbad Guest RanchResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Gilbert for your five-star rating of Drakesbad Guest Ranch! We will share your feedback with Nick and Zuzana as well who will be delighted to read your review! We hope to serve you again in the future. Cheers!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked into what I can only describe as the worst display of customer service on the Pacific Crest Trail. That's two thousand, six hundred, and fifty miles of resorts, trails, and restaurants. Drakesbad ranch comes in last. In fact they win a prize. Midway through...More

1  Thank nouseforaname33
Response from The California P, Public Relations Manager at Drakesbad Guest RanchResponded 4 weeks ago

Ryan, we are so disappointed to read your one star review of Drakesbad Guest Ranch. On the contrary, we do care about all of our overnight guests, day use visitors and Pacific Crest Trail Hikers. PCT hikers have been visiting Drakesbad Guest Ranch for decades...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

We were even more satisfied with our stay this year than we were the last time we came. From the rustic but charming accommodations to the incredible views at Lassen Peak, this week was just what we needed--a place to get away, relax, and enjoy...More

Thank DeeDeeC317
Response from The California P, Public Relations Manager at Drakesbad Guest RanchResponded July 10, 2018

Dear DeeDeeC317, thank you so much for your five-star rating of Drakesbad Guest Ranch! We appreciate your kind words and will be sure to share with the entire Drakesbad team! Cheers!

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Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Pool
Restaurant
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$70 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$70 - $160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Dantastic43
July 2, 2017|
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Response from luv2travelBayArea | Reviewed this property |
No land line in the rooms. You might be able the staff if you can use their phone in case you need to make an emergency call.
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vanam1960
April 17, 2016|
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Response from Hollie_Potts | Property representative |
It takes 1 ¼ hrs to drive from DB to the visitor center which is the entrance to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Best hikes I would say are Devils Kitchen and Boiling Springs Lake, Sifford Lake if going into higher... More
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"We loved Room 5 in the Lodge, but anyone is super!"
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"look on line and he picture will help you choose the room that is right or you"
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"Cabins decks face the mountains while bungalows face the meadow. You should pick the meadow ;)"
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"Out of the way hotel, all inclusive. Only for those who don't mind no wifi, cell phone coverage or TV."
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