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Bradley
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I gave this a "Terrible" rating because there wasn't anything lower. We were looking for an inexpensive motel to spend the night in on our way home and we should have kept driving because this place is disgusting. Our room smelled but I can't quite describe what the smell was from. It's one of those places that you feel the...

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Harrow
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Fairly cheap. We took a small room with one queen bed. Bed was ok...but only one thin pillow per person so we both had stiff necks by morning. Bedding was thin and so we were cold during the night. Shower was not cleaned properly. Wifi reception very poor and didn't really work. TV reception also poor. Soap provided with tiny...

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Eveleth, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Expensive for what you get--needs major updating--no breakfast--smelly--noisy--cheesy TV--stinky soap! There was a party going on until 4am. No one answered the office phone. When returning the key on the morning we left, the staff commented on the party. I wonder if they were aware of it at the time.

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Thank Sue K
Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

only stayed there because other motels were full, which should have told us something. Desk clerk was rude and abrupt. Very expensive for a shabby run down unit. Bed cover was filthy, went on the floor. Shower was almost unuseable. Sink was leaking onto the carpet. Washbasin had no plug or grate so good luck to you if you drop...

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Hesperia, California
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Labor Day weekend and can't find a place to stay? Not too bad. Odd smell masked by cleaner. Not dirty but... We slept on top of the covers. A little pricey but better than nothing. The surroundings are nice and wooded. I saw no bugs. Staff was friendly.

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Thank Michelle M
Springfield, Oregon
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Our room was expensive, carpets were filthy and bathtub wouldn't drain from one shower. It still had water standing in it after 5 minutes. The office was to open at 8:00 for guests to get coffee but still wasn't open at 8:15. A guest locked themselves out of their room after hours and no one would answer after hours phone....

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La Puente, California
Reviewed 7 August 2016

INSPECT ROOMS before handing over credit card. Exterior and office is NO reflection of the condition inside rooms. We (2 couples) happen to stop in Garberville for the night (Aug. 5) and this hotel looked inviting. It went down from there. Both rooms are trash and I'm being honest with this review. Condition of the rooms absolutely disgusting. The town...

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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for drugs or a hooker, this is the spot for you. 20 year old beds, outdated t.v., ants, the foul stench of cat feces/piss, your choice of 30 cats that will climb on and scratch your car. Do yourself a favor-pay the extra $20 and go to Best Western!

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Broken sink, dirty carpets, dinged walls, bad odor, no effective wifi, etc etc. And the rate was exorbitant compared to many other better motels we've stayed at this winter. Then they had the darn gall to require a $100 damage deposit which wasn't refunded until an official inspection in morning. Would never stay here again. I'm rating it a 1...

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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Overpriced, disgusting place. Bed was ancient and sagging, toilet wouldn't stop running. Smelled gross, vagrants everywhere. Please don't stay here. It's just gross. We ended up leaving at 10pm and driving 90 miles rather than spend another second there. As a matter of fact, just pass on through Garberville. It's nice at first glance but NOT!! Oh and it was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sherwood Forest Motel is nestled on 3 1/2 park-like acres in the middle of Garberville, CA, a small town in redwood country approximately 200 miles North of San Francisco. A small family run business, Sherwood Forest has it all: Free WIFI, Cable TV, Pool & Hottub. There's a great BBQ area in back & the property is littered with fruit trees. There are several restaurants within walking distance of the motel, as well as a movie theater, grocery store, and coffee shop. Two miles to the South lies the famous Benbow Lake and a Golf Course for your relaxation needs. There are also several good local wineries in the area! Sherwood Forest Motel is approximately 9 hours south of Portland and 4 1/2 hours north of San Francisco. Amtrak buses stop within two blocks of our property. Plan your redwood getaway today & visit the ancient Redwoods on the World Famous Avenue of the Giants, just nine miles to the North, off Highway 101. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sherwood Forest Motel

Address: 814 Redwood Dr, Garberville, CA 95542-3107
Region: United States > California > Humboldt County > Garberville
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
Sherwood Forest Hotel Garberville
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“Nasty rooms, too expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles K_B734, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother.”
 of 5 bubbles SueK893, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles 329ronaldj, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else if you can find a room. Only 6 motels in town.”
 of 5 bubbles 2016Webjeepers, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Inspect rooms before booking or handling over credit card”
 of 5 bubbles bensonyoung, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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