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1 room, 2 adults

Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville

2.5-star2.5 stars
16467 Hwy 116 (River Road) GuernevilleCA95446United States of America

Riverfront cabin in Guerneville with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Delicious food
Great location
Room needs to be improved
More comfort would be nice
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From 126 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville

from $179
  • Chalet (GREEN MEADOW)
  • Room, Poolside
  • Cabin

What’s around Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville


  • Pee Wee Golf and Arcade - 12 min walk
  • Johnson's Beach - 21 min walk
  • Armstrong Redwoods State Park - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Northwood Golf Club - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • Porter-Bass Vineyard - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • Korbel Champagne Cellars - 3.1 mi / 4.9 km
  • Austin Creek State Recreation Area - 3.4 mi / 5.4 km
  • Hartford Family Winery - 7.6 mi / 12.2 km

Getting around

  • Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County) - 24 min drive
  • Free self parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • 53 cabins


  • Check-in time 4 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Wednesday - Sunday: 10 AM - 7 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Wedding services
  • Year Built 1905
  • Garden

In the cabin

Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville’s small print

Also known as

  • Dawn Lodge Guerneville
  • Dawn Ranch Lodge
  • Dawn Ranch Lodge Guerneville
  • Dawn Ranch Hotel Guerneville
  • Dawn Ranch Lodge Guerneville, CA - Sonoma County
  • Dawn Ranch Guerneville
  • Dawn Ranch


The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 98 reviews

Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville
Very Good8.0
Needs upgrades to match the cost of stay.
We had a great time in Guerneville. Our stay was nice, we loved the property and the cabin set up. The shower was outdated and very small, the bed was ok, made lots of noise because it was on a iron frame. For the cost of staying or having an event there, the cabins should be in much better shape. I would stay again if the price was right. We had locals tell us to stay other places because the accommodations were better.
A Traveler, us2 night trip
Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville
The cabins were small but clean. A unique stay.
rita, us1 night trip
Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville
The stay was great! My husband and I were celebrating our one year wedding anniversary during our stay and we could not have picked a better spot! It was our first time staying at Dawn Ranch. I will recommend it to others.
Jessica, us1 night trip
Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville
Very Good8.0
Go for the higher-cost Green Meadow cabins; they are 125% larger, and much more comfortable. Wifi is present but it sucks.
Leslie, us4 night trip
Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville
Small, noisy, lots of spiders plumbing barelyworks
Spiders everywhere! In almost every corner. Not just spiders who recently wandered in. Well developed webs with lots of bugs caught in them. Super small rooms with no privacy. You can hear everything in the cabins next to you. We thought it would be cute little cabins but it turns out they are just really small with paper thin walls. The showers are a good size if you are less than 5 feet tall. Any taller and your best bet is just rinsing off in the pool. Hot water takes about three hours to finally reach your cabin and lasts a good minute or two. I think we killed 11 spiders before my wife suggested to take pictures which are shared below. Would have called management but no phone in the room. And barely any cell reception. Faint WiFi signal. So we walked back to the office and no one was there. Just a sign saying they would be back soon. Had to use the key drop when checking out because there wasn’t anyone there to help us check out. Next time I visit, I’d rather sleep in the empty lot next door with the homeless people who yell at you as you walk by than with the spiders in the cabin. Maybe they should fix the windows and make sure they close. Ours only stayed closed by lashing them to the wall with a hook. Windows that close might keep the spiders out. I filled out my initial survey in a cafe nearby (I needed Someone else’s WiFi to fill out the form) and management suggested I might find a different property more to my liking on our next visit. You bet I will!
Jacob, us2 night trip

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