I've stayed in third world country accommodations which were better than this hotel. I should've known upon check in when the clerk stated "this is so busy, I didn't sign up for this" having to help two more of us after checking the person in front of us. Whoo hoo, that IS overwhelming. When we got to our room, the first thing which didn't work was the bathroom light switch. Which was probably best. The clerk told us to "giggle" the light switch until it came on. When it did, it flickered from off to low. Then the bathroom window didn't open. We asked to switch rooms. The next place was just as shabby: torn/chipped bathroom linoleum, cracked tiles in shower/tub, poor wall spackle repair, very cheap shower head, 1980's cabin style/gold guilded (yep!) decor and the oh-so-wonderful brick beds! Wow! The only good thing the kids liked was the UNheated pool which should've been heated since it was about 90 degrees that day but the hotel has a HUGE tree which shades it. Um, ok. The only good thing I can say is it had cable for the kids (was that a tube TV we had?), towels (at least they were white) and TP. Oh, and we loved the added touch of the flora & fauna of several large spiders crawling around (for the love of Pete! Get an exterminator). Trust me. Pay the money and stay at the Best Western in town. It's worth the extra $50 per night!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sherwood Forest Motel is nestled on 3 1/2 park-like acres in the middle of Garberville, CA, a small town in redwood country approximately 200 miles North of San Francisco. A small family run business, Sherwood Forest has it all: Free WIFI, Cable TV, Pool & Hottub. There's a great BBQ area in back & the property is littered with fruit trees. There are several restaurants within walking distance of the motel, as well as a movie theater, grocery store, and coffee shop. Two miles to the South lies the famous Benbow Lake and a Golf Course for your relaxation needs. There are also several good local wineries in the area! Sherwood Forest Motel is approximately 9 hours south of Portland and 4 1/2 hours north of San Francisco. Amtrak buses stop within two blocks of our property. Plan your redwood getaway today & visit the ancient Redwoods on the World Famous Avenue of the Giants, just nine miles to the North, off Highway 101. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Sherwood Forest Hotel Garberville