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“Step above campgrounds”
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Dawn Ranch Lodge
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“Step above campgrounds”
Reviewed 14 July 2006

Don't go unless you want a bed and shower instead of camping.

Looked very nice on website. "Cottages" were cabins at best. Utterly oversold by nice website.

Nice bed and bedding, towels and and renovated bathroom floors and toilets but shower while having plenty of hot water, was old with mildew curtain with no shelf for soap and shampoo.
No fan for the warm night and ineffective wall heater for the cool morning.

Front desk suggested I go buy a hairdryer, they didn't have any, and to go to Safeway to get ice. Went to restaurant at late hour to ask them to please turn off the outdoor speakers turned towards the cabin. They politely and pleasantly obliged, but not what I wanted to be doing at 11:30 at night. Paper thin walls. Every conversation outside is heard.

Clean on the inside, but outdoor walls of cabins needed cleaning or paint.
No television was known, but any chance to read was nixed by the small ineffective lamp by the bed.

With no phones, and no one on the premise during the night or early morning, it did not feel safe, particularly with growling garbage eating raccoons under the cabin.

Would Never stay there again

  • Stayed July 2006
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Property: Dawn Ranch Lodge
Address: 16467 River Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446-9654 (Formerly Fife's)
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Guerneville
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 9 Speciality Lodging in Guerneville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Dawn Ranch Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Dawn Ranch Lodge Guerneville, Sonoma County, CA

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