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“Nice hotel just downtown”
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Jack London Lodge
Ranked #2 of 3 Glen Ellen B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 4, 2012

Very nice motel just in Glenn Ellen. BIG rooms, big free parking lot, hot spa, salon/bar open until 2 am.
The manager was so nice. She helped us very much with everything. Just nearby there is a bus route number 30 to Sonoma downtown, where you can rent bikes and bike a route to 6 winerys. Very nice.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

We had two nights at this lovely place and enjoyed sitting by the pool - the water in it was really cold.
The room was spacious and cozy but it is difficult to have privacy without having the curtains down. The rooms both have aircon and heating (evenings and mornings can be rather cold).
The surrounding is very nice, there is flowers overall - and even a lawn.
Glen Ellen is a nice little cozy town with a lot of trees and with a small river. There are several restaurants within walking distance and a marked with every thing you may need - but expensive.
The only thing we found a little bad was the fact that breakfast was served in the outside patio - and it was only about 10 degrees Celsius (50 Fahrenheit) in the mornings.

  • Stayed: September 2012
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Reviewed September 15, 2012

This is great little motel. It's located just a 15 minute drive from Sonoma, and a five minute drive from a really great educational winery tour. There is a nice pool and the gardens are lovely.
Maybe best of all, just a short walk away is The Fig restaurant, which has fantastic food and a ZERO CORKAGE to support the local wineries.
The patio breakfast was also very nice!

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

We stayed here for a beautiful wedding. We had our "quiet" baby with us and had a great time. Two nights and never heard anyone above us or next to us - the lodge was filled with wedding guests. Food was great, well-kept gardens, pool and hot tub very nice. Office very friendly and helpful. The town of Glen Ellen is tiny, visited 2 restaurants and both were excellent. Nice to be away from the big city of Sonoma! Close Benziger Winery and the wonderful Jack London State Park.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed July 13, 2012

We stayed for 2 nights at the Jack London Lodge in Glen Ellen. The room was a great size for my husband and I, with a refrigerator and nice size bathroom. They have a great continental breakfast in their courtyard, a pleasant place to sit in the morning. A nice sized hot tub and pool are also on the property. Very convenient to wine country, we visited Sonoma wineries. Also, there are a couple great restaurants within walking distance of the Jack London. The decor is a little dated, but other than that, a great place to stay!

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 6, 2012

My husband and I booked a night at this lodge after reading a number of 5 star reviews from former guests. The location was perfect after spending the day hiking in Sonoma. We were surprised when we arrived because at first glance it looked like just an average motel. We were pleasantly surprised to find that it was absolutely not average. The grounds are immaculately cared for with pretty flower gardens everywhere. there is a small pool and a spa that was heated to a perfect temperature. It was clear that the owners take wonderful care of the lodge. Although the rooms were small, the bed was extremely comfortable and had high quality sheets and soft blankets. The water pressure in the shower was great. The entire room and bathroom were clean and had nice touches such as towels folded into pretty shapes. The check in process was a breeze and the staff was friendly and helpful. We ate dinner at the bar/restaurant next door and enjoyed a delicious meal. The continental breakfast the next morning was excellent. It included fresh bagels and pastries, cereals, hard boiled eggs, yogurt and much more. The coffee was delicious. We have to agree with the former guests who gave this facility a high rating. We highly recommend and would not hesitate to return.

Stayed: July 2012
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

My husband and I took a chance to find accommodation in Sonoma County as it was 'Nascar' race w/end. Unfortunately, it coincided with our w/end of exploring the area, as we were not the least interested in the races, so finding last minute accomm. was almost impossible. But driving through Glen Ellen, we came across JL Lodge, we took a chance and stopped. They had a last minute cancellation, took it and were delighted with our room. Clean basic room, with a very comfortable King bed. Grounds were well kept with lovely colorful gardens. A very peaceful quiet location, with friendly staff and would recommend. Fabulous market across the road.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Address: 13740 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
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Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Glen Ellen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Glen Ellen
Price Range: $136 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Jack London Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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