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Anderson, California
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The people here were awesome. They were so helpful, I had some problems, (flat tire, trunk would not stay closed) and Brian went way beyond to help me get help and answers that helped to solve my problems. Highly support a stay here.

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hi elgaycia, Thank you for choosing to stay with us here in historic Occidental and having such kind words. Your Title is a great way to sum up what we strive for everyday -- "Great people, clean rooms, and a wonderful place to stay". We are sorry to hear you experienced car troubles but glad to see Brian could come...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The hotel is clean, tidy and right at the end of the main street of Occidental so convenient a good place for a stop over if on business or having a quick trip to the area. The staff were helpful and friendly. The hotel and room reminded me of a "Days Inn" that had been smarted up, cleaned and the...

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello EsjayG, Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We all work very hard at being a clean and tidy facility and happy you made note of it. We agree that a stay in Occidental is certainly a convenient location to explore all the area has to offer -- Redwoods, Ocean, and Vineyards-- and the food is wonderful in...

California
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We decided to spend the night at this hotel after attending a party in Occidental. It is very well located at the tail end of the village, adjacent to a few good restaurants. We have been coming here for years but this is the first time staying overnight. The hotel is comfortable and clean, good sized rooms and a comfortable...

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hi CaliforniaNana, Thank you for your stay. We are glad you enjoyed the Hotel and hope you will come back and take advantage of our location in town and do some more exploring. We are looking into the pillow issue and will certainly get to the bottom of it. Thank you for adjusting to the circumstances but please know that...

New York
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Located in such a beautiful little town and it's about a 30min drive to most the amazing redwood forest. Very helpful and friendly staff. We came for a wedding and we had the most amazing time. They also have a pool but it was a little chilly when we were there.

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello missemma2014, Thanks for staying with us and having such kind words. It sounds like you may have visited Armstrong Grove Redwoods which are spectacular. We are also just minutes to the Pacific Ocean Beaches so maybe on your return visit you should give the beach a try! I will be sure that the staff sees your comments. Thanks again...

Hanover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We made a last minute reservation and we're delighted. Lovely room, wood burning fireplace, poster bed with canopy, wine tasting, and truly sumptuous breakfast. Couldn't be more pleased. Occidental is a sweet little town in Pinot country with some good restaurants nearby and really nice people. Right outside the Inn there was an organic farmers market and a drum and...

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jonathan, We are glad you enjoyed Occidental and all the area has to offer. The Farmers Market on Friday nights is a delight and always ranked as one of the best local farmers market by various local newspapers and magazines. Please come and visit gain soon

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Occidental was absolutely magical!!! We had the best time. The hotel was immaculate and the staff so friendly. The restaurant directly across the street was the best! We went twice for breakfast both times had excellent food and a very friendly staff.

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage. We know the decision of where to stay while away from home is an important one and appreciate you chose us. September and October are wonderful times to visit the area and we are glad you had such a great trip. We agree that Occidental is magical and hope you can make it back to...

Carmichael, California
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We used to stay here regularly when it was known as the Occidental Lodge. Our last stay was about 4 years ago, and the placed definitely looked "tired." Since becoming the Occidental Hotel, the facility has definitely improved. The large rooms and grounds have been upgraded. The rooms are still large and clean, furnishings are newer, and the bathroom sink...

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

hello dgb117, Thank you for noticing the improvements we have been (and continue!) to make to the property. Also, thanks for pointing out our room prices as we take great pride in trying to provide value to our guests here in Wine Country. We are one of the best values in Wine Country and in the West Sonoma County/Bodega Bay/Pacific...

South Lake Tahoe, California
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay here. It's an older hotel but updated and quaint atmosphere. Room and bath were clean, staff friendly and helpful. Pool was sparkling clean. Beautifully set in the woods. And great restaurants a shirt walk away. Definitely recommend!

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello sscdme, Thanks for the recommendation! We have many longtime repeat guests that "tell their friends" and we love the feeling of knowing our guests trust us enough to pass us along to their friends. Our goal is to make every stay a great one and we hope we made your vacation better in some way. Safe travels and we...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The photos do not do justice to this motel: the rooms are big, the beds really big and everything else is well appointed. The desk staff is very friendly and helpful, and gave great recommendations for dinner and breakfast. And in a town with no cell phone nreception, free wifi is really appreciated.

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

HI Peter, On behalf of everyone here at the property I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review and having kind words for us. As always, I will be sure that the staff sees your comments. They enjoy helping our guests and love to see that someone liked their service. Hopefully you had a...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We wanted to have a nice night out while we visited our family. We went to Negri's for appetizers and drinks and returned to our room. We were in the room for less than an hour before we discovered bedbugs in our bed. We were horrified and immediately left the hotel. We informed the manager but he rudely dismissed us....

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Marc N, General Manager at Occidental Hotel, responded to this review

Hello to all the Tripadvisor Community, It is with great frustration we feel obligated to respond to this retaliatory and untruthful review. We enjoy the role Tripadvisor can play in providing both new and returning guests with an insight into the quality of our property and friendliness of our staff. Unfortunately in some instances the review system can be abused...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Quietly nestled among world famous redwoods in the historic Village of Occidental, this multi star rated hotel is steps from everything the Village has to offer. Walk to fine dining, eclectic shops, and hiking/cycling trails or take a short scenic drive to renowned Wineries, Spas, the Pacific Coast, Bodega Bay and Russian River. With its comfortable rooms, large secluded pool, and affordable rates it's the ideal place to call home during your Wine Country getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Occidental Hotel

Address: 3610 Bohemian Highway, Occidental, CA 95465
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Occidental
Price Range: RM545 - RM1,037 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Occidental Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The quest in the upper level was a loud walker.”
 of 5 bubbles elgaycia, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay Away!!”
 of 5 bubbles ajohn_2000, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid ground floor rooms as overhead footfalls can be heard.”
  • Redwoods!
 of 5 bubbles kristy77a, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seemed equal, but 1st floor are problably quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelbD7785DX, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to ask for an upper room that looks out to the swimming pool/woods.”
 of 5 bubbles hertzbergl, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
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