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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This property has a wonderful view and atmosphere. The staff are very enthusiastic about the place. I enjoyed the food in the restaurant, probably one of the best (because of its simplicity) meals I had in the USA. The property itself has a very interesting story about its history and the contribution it made to the local area. On the...

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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful lodge in a very beautiful location. I wish i could have given excellent rating but the experience was spoiled by complete lack of knowledge/experience of some of the staff. The person at the front desk had no idea about the region around it, misinformed us about the things that we could do in the area. Fortunately we could read...

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Seattle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to complain about waking up with a view to arguably the most beautiful coastline in the world, but the rooms (the lodge in general) are out dated and a little run down. Not the end of the world, but not what was expected for nearly $300 a night. Could have stayed in Gualala for a lot less and got...

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for comments. We wish we had better met you expectations. We are a historic site and as such do show the architectural beauty that comes with age weathered by the hash north wind and salt air. Our hospitality and location are among the finist in the area with great food and 50 miles of walking trails to add...

Noumea, New Caledonia
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing location to enjoy the quietness and the pure air from the ocean,forgot about the time and go exploring the trails along the coast and just relax;the room was fine with a beautiful view,the only thing is if you are closed from the parking it can be noisy and sometimes you can hear also your neighbours from the...

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Laurent, Thank you for your review... Lost in time and place on the Sea Ranch is the best reason to visit us and we know this is our greatest attraction. We look forward to welcoming you back...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only heard about Sea Ranch a few months ago and was told that it is the Bay Area's best kept secret. I couldn't agree more. I had a wonderful three-day solo stay during Thanksgiving weekend and will be returning. The tranquility, walks along the trail (so many dogs to stop and pet!!!) and views were all spectacular. I appreciated...

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kelly, We truly had much as you to be thankful for this Thanksgiving and every holiday that we host lovely guests like you. Thank you for choosing the Sea Ranch Lodge and we look forward to welcoming you back again.

Roseville, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our extended family of ten stayed at the SR Lodge for three nights over Thanksgiving. We had our breakfasts and one dinner there and the lodge even set us up in a private fireplace room for the dinner to accommodate our large group. The lodge has some deferred maintenance evidenced in the wooden boardwalks and and leaky windows, but we...

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We host many family retreats and welcome the opportunity to extend our hospitality. Thank you for choosing to have your family outing at the Sea Ranch Lodge and we hope you have the opportunity to welcome you back again...

Mount Holly, NJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd wanting to stay at Sea Ranch for decades, and the views and landscape did not disappoint. The building itself is in pretty good shape for its vintage, and a wonderful period design. The food at the restaurant was okay, but the service at the restaurant was the worst I've experienced in my life. It was not just bad, but...

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Certainly the beauty of the coast is not lost on every visit to the Sea Ranch Lodge. We are glad you too enjoyed the design and beauty of the coast. We are truly sorry that the restaurant service did not match up to the rest of your visit with us and I am open to...

Turlock
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sea Ranch has become our annual trek in the fall! The tranquility and lack of crowds truly makes this a special place where we can relax and renew prior to heading in to the hectic holiday season. We will be back yet again next year!

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are an annual event in the winter for many of our guests that know this is the time of year to escape the traffic of the Bay Area, the shopping crowds and find each other next the warmth of our in room fireplaces. Just the two of you together...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sea Ranch Lodge was the perfect getaway to enjoy the first few days of married life. The beautiful land and the simple layout of the hotel provided for a peaceful environment to truly REST. The surrounding area was truly picturesque.

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jerome & Kate, Thank you for choosing the Sea Ranch Lodge for your Honeymoon Getaway! Romance is our specality for those that appricate each other and the beauty of the Lost Coast of northern Sonoma....50 miles of hiking trails surrounded by the majesty of the Sea Ranch.

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb location, with weather-beaten redwood structures set near to a rugged coastline with absolutely superb views. The room was classic, comfortable California Coast, although the gas fire turned itself off after only a few minutes.The restaurant was a bit of a let-down: friendly-enough service, but so-so food. Breakfast was disappointing, on both aspects. Expensive for what it was.

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Paul O, General Manager at Sea Ranch Lodge, responded to this review

Dear John W, Thank you for your input: We are glad you captured the essence of the Sonoma north coast and found time to experience a quality getaway. We wish we had heard from you while you were here with our friendly staff ready to address any and all food quality issues to insure your satisfaction. Your experience is important...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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 

Additional Information about Sea Ranch Lodge

Address: 60 Sea Walk Dr, The Sea Ranch, CA 95497
Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > The Sea Ranch
Price Range: $239 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Ranch Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Remember that this lodge was built in the 60's, so soundproofing and insulation is minimal compared to newer structures.”
 of 5 bubbles Q5534EWwilliamh, Nov 2, 2016 | Read review
“we didn't stay in the lodge, so no opinion about that”
 of 5 bubbles Lucipara, Sep 8, 2016 | Read review
“Stay more than a of couple nights if you can, but not if you need lots of noise and bother.”
 of 5 bubbles SharieC, Sep 1, 2016 | Read review
“Any room is nice with a view, we liked our first level room with a window seat.”
 of 5 bubbles T6301HIamandam, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
“Room 14 has a great view”
 of 5 bubbles Ramonaincali, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
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