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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
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Delicious food
Awesome vibe
Room needs to be improved
More comfort would be nice
85See all 85 reviews
From 120 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville

from $139
  • Chalet (GREEN MEADOW)
  • Room, Poolside
  • Cabin

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 53 rooms


  • 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

In the hotel

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 room

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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 85 reviews

Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville
Nice Place, Poor Process
Very disappointing. We booked our stay 2 months in advance and then arrived only to find out that the hotel, in dealing with, did not book us (we received two separate confirmation emails from confirming our booking). The folks at the front, while polite, were not very helpful. Instead of making arrangements or adjustments, they left it up to us and to figure it out. We ended up more than 1 mile from town, not on a walkable route, in a less desirable hotel. As it turns out, the Dawn Ranch did receive the reservation 1 day after we made it, confirmed by both the Front Desk Manager and attendant while we were trying to check in, and did not process it, due to (quoting loosely here) "It looks different from a normal reservation, so we didn't do anything with it" . This means that they literally had the reservation for 60 days, without a single call, email or check in with us or Far from ideal, not a well run facility, and some unprofessional processes going down. Later, once we had been relocated (by, not Dawn Ranch), we got a call that they were offering us $25 toward drinks or food. A nice gesture, to be sure, so I am giving them credit here. However, it had to be used that night, and when we ordered our drinks at the bar (a flight of wine), the new waitress poured all three wines into 1 glass, rather than leaving them separate, as is done with wine flights. Based on the experience, I cannot recommend.
Kenneth, us3 night trip
Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville
Cozy retreat
This place is a hidden gem. It feels as if you are miles away from everything although Safeway and downtown Guerneville was right next door. The grounds are beautiful and quaint. I was glad I read some reviews so I knew it was an old rustic cabin. Small, but right in the middle of redwood trees. One right outside our door. No cell service but the wireless worked for us and we were able to watch a movie before bed on our laptop with no problem. The restaurant was too pricy for us so we opted for sandwiches from Safeway and Johnson’s beach is just a block away. The bed was a bit creaky but I had such a peaceful feeling throughout our stay. Will definitely stay again
Erika, us1 night trip
Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville
A Traveler, us1 night trip
Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville
Very Good8.0
rustic retreat
Rustic cabins are nice, but devoid of amenities. Our stay was nice, and enjoyable
Brian, us2 night trip
Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville
The location was great room had bugs and small
The loc
Phillip, us1 night trip with friends

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Dawn Ranch Lodge, Guerneville

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