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“Perfect for our honeymoon”
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River's End Resort
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We recently stayed at the Rivers End on April 3, 2013. We stopped just to check out the restraint, but it was closed since it is the off season. We asked the lady at the front desk for more information about the cabins since my husband had looked into them, but the pictures were not very detailed. She offered to let us see the room. We checked out Cabin 1. It was small and quaint, but what sold us on the night was the moment that I opened the sliding door to the balcony. The only sounds I could hear we're the waves crashing against the rocks, the seagulls, and the seals barking. We knew that this was exactly what we were looking for. We were informed that since the restraint was closed, we would probably be the only ones there.......again, we were on our honeymoon :) this was more that ok.

I can not fully express how perfect this place was for us. Yes, it is small, quiet, and there is no phone service....but why would you want that when you are trying to have a perfect, peaceful getaway.

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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 April 2013

Finally, after passing River's End Resort for YEARS, a friend, who returns every year to stay, eat at the marvelous restaurant, and enjoy the peaceful tranquility, beauty, ocean waves, wildlife, sounds, etc., convinced me to accompany him this time.

Located on the cliffside overlooking where the Russian River meets the Pacific Ocean, you need to disconnect from electronics, sit down in one of the veranda chairs facing the ocean, and just relax. Minutes later, you begin to smell the sea air, and you begin to relax. I was blown away by the panoramic ocean views, cozy fireplace, firepit below where we had a smores party, and watching the sun set magestically. To top it off, dinner in the adjoining restaurant was amazing: we enjoyed thefresh crab tasting menu prix fixe, with wonderful wine pairings, each subsequent course more fantastic than the one before. The only problem I had was I couldn't finish the decadent chocolate souffle dessert! Themulti-hued sunset finished the perfect day.

Host Bert Rangel was hand's on helpful, friendly, the consummate host. He helped with suggestions for morning coffee at the locals' coffee shop at the bottom of the hill, and continued to make our stay perfect. '

What an amazing place, River's End.

Room Tip: Rooms are all with ocean views... decks, etc.
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

Give up your cell phone and wifi and RELAX and ENJOY the amazing view of the Russian River and the Pacific ocean. We watched osprey, sea lions and a beautiful sunset. The sound of the waves, Seattle's Best coffee, a bathroom with a view. If I didn't have to drive on those beautiful but terrifing roads, I would go to River's End again and again! Loved, loved, loved it!! We stayed in the room under the restaurant which was quiet and charming. They also have private cabins with more ammenities (which we didn't need)

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 February 2013

Located on the cliffside overlooking where the Russian River meets the Pacific Ocean, these comfy cabins allow you to simply unplug and take a deep breath. We had just one night at Rivers End and it was delightful and incredibly peaceful. Dinner in the resturant is always a treat, but this was our first overnight stay. The late afternoon and sunset hour were stormy and rainy and that made the setting around the cozy fireplace with a glass of wine all the better. Cabins might be a bit spartan for some, but we found them just right. In the morning, we awoke to harbor seals frolicking in the river mouth below the deck and we watched them for a couple of hours...enchanting! Later in the morning we drove to the Goat Rock state beach accross the river and hiked out to the river's outlet. It was beautiful!

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Jollymon22
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Reviewed 9 October 2012

We really enjoyed our stay in one of the cabins at River’s End. The cabin was basic but really clean. The wood is coming off of some of the furniture, but the important things like the matrass is top quality. The view from the cabin is exceptional and you really get some peace and quiet there. We were on our way from San Francisco to McKinleyville so this was the perfect in-between spot for us. Unfortunately the weather was pretty bad, so we couldn’t really see all the beauty and views that you would get to see on a sunny day. We also had dinner at the restaurant which was exceptionally good but also rather pricey. Definitely worth it though, when you are staying at one of the cabins or passing through and in need of a high quality meal.

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 October 2012

Stayed for one night in Cabin 1. Good parking right next to cabin. An incredible view of the estuary and ocean from the bed and balcony and comfy leather chair for curling up in and reading books. A real getaway from TV, mobiles, internet etc. so stock up with good books. Recommend taking binoculars to watch the antics of the seals on the sandbank. Bed very comfy and stove came on automatically in chill of early morning to keep us a warm. Appreciated fridge and coffee maker and took grapefruit and pastries with us to enjoy our own breakfast on the balcony. Had one problem with flush on loo by staff sorted it immediately.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 September 2012

Cabins are warn and very comfortable. The balcony overlooked the river and ocean. The staff was helpful and very courteous. For a quiet, relaxing vacation away from phones, televisions and internet access, highly recommended.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with family
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2  Thank Annie143Florida
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Additional Information about River's End Resort

Address: 11048 Hwy. 1, Jenner, CA 95450
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Jenner
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Speciality Lodging in Jenner
Price Range: £114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
River`s End Hotel Jenner

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