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Carmichael, California
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We used to stay here regularly when it was known as the Occidental Lodge. Our last stay was about 4 years ago, and the placed definitely looked "tired." Since becoming the Occidental Hotel, the facility has definitely improved. The large rooms and grounds have been upgraded. The rooms are still large and clean, furnishings are newer, and the bathroom sink... More 

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Thank dgb117
Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

hello dgb117, Thank you for noticing the improvements we have been (and continue!) to make to the property. Also, thanks for pointing out our room prices as we take great pride in trying to provide value to our guests here in Wine Country. We are one of the best values in Wine Country and in the West Sonoma County/Bodega Bay/Pacific... More 

South Lake Tahoe, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay here. It's an older hotel but updated and quaint atmosphere. Room and bath were clean, staff friendly and helpful. Pool was sparkling clean. Beautifully set in the woods. And great restaurants a shirt walk away. Definitely recommend!

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Thank sscdme
Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello sscdme, Thanks for the recommendation! We have many longtime repeat guests that "tell their friends" and we love the feeling of knowing our guests trust us enough to pass us along to their friends. Our goal is to make every stay a great one and we hope we made your vacation better in some way. Safe travels and we... More 

Sydney, Australia
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143 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The photos do not do justice to this motel: the rooms are big, the beds really big and everything else is well appointed. The desk staff is very friendly and helpful, and gave great recommendations for dinner and breakfast. And in a town with no cell phone nreception, free wifi is really appreciated.

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Thank Peter_Euskadi
Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

HI Peter, On behalf of everyone here at the property I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review and having kind words for us. As always, I will be sure that the staff sees your comments. They enjoy helping our guests and love to see that someone liked their service. Hopefully you had a... More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to have a nice night out while we visited our family. We went to Negri's for appetizers and drinks and returned to our room. We were in the room for less than an hour before we discovered bedbugs in our bed. We were horrified and immediately left the hotel. We informed the manager but he rudely dismissed us.... More 

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New York City, New York
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55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

$277 may seem a lot for an upscale motel room for three guys on a motorcycle trip but this was TWO rooms each with queen bed; shared bath and separate living room and a real kitchen! No tripping over each other here! Ground floor and hear overhead guests walking about, FYI. Gorgeous location in a small town that really feels... More 

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Thank kristy77a
Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hi kristy77a, You choose a great area for your motorcycle trip. We hope you were able to make the ride over Coleman Valley Road from Occidental to the Pacific Ocean. It is consistently rated one of the top drives in all of Northern California. If not, then maybe a return trip is in order! We hope the trip out here... More 

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46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a 5 star hotel, but is so neat and clean that you would think it is. The front desk was very accommodating. Occidental is not so large and the hotel is within walking distance of all restaurants and shops. I stayed in the 2 room suite which was reasonably priced and well outfitted with a kitchenette, sitting... More 

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Thank michaelbD7785DX
Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hi michaelbD778DX, Thanks for the comment regarding us being neat and clean. We work very hard at it and appreciate the positive feedback. We also love that you enjoyed being able to walk to everything Occidental has to offer. Hopefully you could make the Friday Night Farmers Market here in town. It is a perfect way to start the weekend... More 

San Jose, California
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

My wife and I stayed three nights over the Fourth of July weekend. We'd been through Occidental many times, as our kids have gone to a nearby summer camp for years, but we had never stayed. The Occidental Hotel overlooks the small town of Occidental. It's a motel-style establishment, nothing too fancy, but a very nice place to stay if... More 

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1 Thank MikeT19278
Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello MikeT19278, Thank you for the kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I will make sure the staff sees your comments. Hopefully you will be making a return trip to Occidental soon and will visit us at the Hotel again. Thanks again, More 

Sonoma County California
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42 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Quaint old-style motor lodge with charming colorful outdoor pots and hanging plants, located in a gorgeous woodsy setting, with a friendly staff. Since the building backs up right to a mountain, I don't believe there are any private decks or balconies, but there is a very nice outdoor pool in a quiet, serene setting with comfortable seating choices. Our room... More 

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1 Thank Patcee
Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Patcee, It sounds like you really had a nice time taking advantage of our location within a short walking distance to all the Village of Occidental has to offer. Next time in the area be sure to check out the world famous Negri's Italian restaurant or Howard's Cafe (voted number one breakfast in all of Sonoma County Wine Country... More 

Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We really like Occidental Hotel, because it's clean, affordable and the staff is always pleasant. Although a big wedding group filled the place, it was still quiet the Saturday night we stayed there. The town is so quaint and friendly, and there's a great breakfast restaurant across the street.

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Thank tang02
Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello tang02, Thank you for the kind words. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. We hope you can make it back to Occidental and visit us soon. If we can be of help in any way please let us know. Thanks again, Marc More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

My son and I spent two days in this sleepy town, a getaway from the East Coast for me and respite from San Francisco for him. What a charming little town, a walk back in time with new and not so new Bohemians, dreds, pony tails, frisbee catching dogs, music, herbal shop, bakery, organic grocer, a few nice gift shops,... More 

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hi jorjabarton, Thank you for the well written and informative review. Your description of the "flavor" of the Town and it's central location to all sorts of areas/activities is spot on. Thank you for mentioning our pool area as we feel it is a "best kept secret" here in the area for it's peaceful setting. If you make it back... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quietly nestled among world famous redwoods in the historic Village of Occidental, this multi star rated hotel is steps from everything the Village has to offer. Walk to fine dining, eclectic shops, and hiking/cycling trails or take a short scenic drive to renowned Wineries, Spas, the Pacific Coast, Bodega Bay and Russian River. With its comfortable rooms, large secluded pool, and affordable rates it's the ideal place to call home during your Wine Country getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Occidental Hotel

Address: 3610 Bohemian Highway, Occidental, CA 95465
Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Occidental
Price Range: $154 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Occidental Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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