Dawn Ranch

Guerneville, California

Max 566

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About Dawn Ranch

Accommodations: 53 private cabins and chalets. Total overnight guests: 119 Guests have been coming to Dawn Ranch Lodge for more than a century. Tucked in the middle of a redwood forest, only 10 minutes from the Pacific, this California resort has a decidedly rustic feel, though there are also contemporary elements everywhere here. Dawn Ranch Lodge was renamed in 2006 for its Dawn Redwoods. Two of the only trees from this rare species stand in the middle of this 15-acre California vacation estate. Not only is Dawn Ranch a great place to enjoy the nature of Northern California in a comfortable setting, it is also in an ideal location for people who want to explore the culture-rich wine region of Sonoma (as well as nearby Napa Valley). World-class vineyards can be reached easily fro ...
Accommodations: 53 private cabins and chalets. Total overnight guests: 119 Guests have been coming to Dawn Ranch Lodge for more than a century. Tucked in the middle of a redwood forest, only 10 minutes from the Pacific, this California resort has a decidedly rustic feel, though there are also contemporary elements everywhere here. Dawn Ranch Lodge was renamed in 2006 for its Dawn Redwoods. Two of the only trees from this rare species stand in the middle of this 15-acre California vacation estate. Not only is Dawn Ranch a great place to enjoy the nature of Northern California in a comfortable setting, it is also in an ideal location for people who want to explore the culture-rich wine region of Sonoma (as well as nearby Napa Valley). World-class vineyards can be reached easily from the Lodge. Guests can choose from an array of cabins, cottages and chalets. Each private accommodation can sleep between two and four people. One-room cabins and cottages are nestled among the redwoods or located conveniently next to Dawn’s swimming pool. Four-person creekside cottages offer queen beds, a separate sitting room and private deck. Families can be accommodated in cottages and cabins that have twin beds in one of the two rooms. The chalets, able to host guests year-round, are spacious accommodations with French doors that open onto a separate sitting area. The luxurious and historic Olive’s Cottage is Dawn Ranch’s showpiece. This two-person home features a full dressing room, a living room, sun room, wet bar and furnished patio. Guests can enjoy locally-produced organic food at the Agriculture Public House. In addition to a seasonal menu of gourmet dishes, the Public House has an array of locally-made wines and beers as well as artisan cocktails. Dawn Ranch Lodge can host weddings, special events and business functions. This Sonoma vacation resort’s 53 cottages and chalets can accommodate 119 overnight guests, and up to 500 can be invited to the wedding or other function. Catering is provided and special packages are available.

What to do

Take a dip in the pool or fish in the creek. Relax amongst the towering redwood trees. Explore the wineries of Sonoma.

What we love

The history. This 100-year-old resort is both comfortable and charming in a classic sense.

The event possibilities. This is the perfect place to host a wedding or family reunion. You guests can stay onsite and have a unique memory of the celebrations.

Enjoy a meal and a glass of locally-made wine at the Agriculture Public House.

What to know

The Dawn Ranch Lodge has 53 cabins. It can host a total of 119 overnight guests.

Special packages are available for events and also for people who stay 3-5 nights.

Private river access is available.

  • Outdoor Event Space
  • Overnight Stays
  • WiFi
  • Scenic Views
  • On site Event Staff
  • Pool
  • Kid Friendly