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Hayward, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

I booked two double beds and received a confirmation email stating that along with welcoming statements. Check in needed to be before 8pm. We were traveling from San Francisco in the fog, and so I called to let front desk know we would be checking in late. That's when I was told we would not be receiving the room I...

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TinaRomeo, Front Office Manager at Fort Ross Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our lodge. I am very sorry with the error on your reservation with the room type. I have spoken with our staff and we have gone over procedure to make sure this does not happen again. Please accept my apologies, and we hope to have you as our guest in the near...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Fort Ross is right on the rugged Northern California Coast. Each room at the Fort Ross Lodge is like your own mini-cottage with a patio that faces the Pacific Ocean. This is a rustic get-away. No fancy stuff. No cell service. No room service. Limited WiFi which is all you need to quickly check email. Sometimes the power goes out....

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TinaRomeo, Front Office Manager at Fort Ross Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review. It is always a pleasure to have great guests like you. Hope to see you again soon.

Plano, Texas
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Room was clean, no problems with check in or staff. View was nice and hot tub was well maintained. The property offered adequate privacy with was appreciated and the landscape was beautiful and well maintained. We had to walk around with caution due to the natural vegetation on the hillsides, but it was worth it. We saw lots of birds...

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TinaRomeo, Front Office Manager at Fort Ross Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review of our lodge. We look forward to having you as our guest in the near future.

San Francisco Bay Area
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We spent two nights at Fort Ross Lodge. we were taking my wife's elderly father for a short road trip. Fort Ross Lodge is quiet and in a good location to explore the surrounding coastline. Sea Ranch is 20 minutes away as well as Gualala and beyond. There are enough good restaurants to satisfy most tastes for a couple of...

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TX
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Was excited to stay along California coast line so chose historic Fort Ross for lodging. Room was OK--was a warm afternoon upon arrival and room was hot and stuffy... no AC and sun was harsh coming through windows on the roofline--had to open patio door to get ventilation, so it cooled off nicely once sun went down. Tried to walk...

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Nice, quiet room with a fireplace and a great view of the ocean. We opted for a King unit with a outdoor Jacuzzi and it was well worth it. it was beautiful to sit outside in the tub and watch the stars. Although the room was a little dated, having a kitchenette was a bonus. The downside is that there...

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TinaRomeo, Front Office Manager at Fort Ross Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a nice review for our lodge. We are trying to improve the wifi, but it isn't happening as fast as I would like. We hope to have you stay with us on your next trip to California.

Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

A friend recommended the Fort Ross Lodge as a great place to spend a quiet night on the Pacific Coast. The were spot on. This place is in the middle of nowhere. We took our friend's advice and brought food with us and grilled on the patio. You can find a path that leads to the cliff's edge with a...

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Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Wanted a place out of the city for a couple of nights and wanted to be along the coast. Found Fort Ross, and we really enjoyed it. We had a Queen bed room, our friends in unit next to us had a King. Both units, while small, were actually a little roomier than we expected. Fireplace with real wood in...

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Reviewed 16 May 2015

I would come back as a couple. It is quaint, clean, right on the ocean, and affordable. I stopped here to sleep as a walk-in, as there is no cell service for miles . I was pleasantly surprised it was within my budget. The hostess was friendly and knowledgeable about the area.

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Jenner
Reviewed 24 April 2015

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
22 cozy, romantic rooms on the beautiful Sonoma coast. Each room is individually decorated and has all the comforts of home. Most rooms offer: Ocean View, Fireplace, private patio with BBQ, microwave, small refrigerator, coffee maker, satellite TV with HBO, and DVD player. Some rooms offer private patio hot tub, or in room jacuzzi tub and sauna. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fort Ross Lodge

Address: 20705 Highway 1, Jenner, CA 95450-9743
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Jenner
Price Range: $235 - $238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fort Ross Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Don't expect Wifi and choose a cabin room at the front for a hot tub experience!”
 of 5 bubbles katighosthunter, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Glorious location, fireplace in room great for cold December nights.”
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“the cleanist model we have ever, absolutely charming. sit in the hot tub looking at the ocean and then go into a real wood fire.”
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“Just an FYI--There isn't much in restaurants or groceries close by, come prepared.”
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“Get a room with a full ocean view. Some seemed to be obstructed. I believe we were in room 6 and it was perfect.”
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