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Green Brae, California, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I found bed bugs here and I stayed in room 22. I alerted the hotel and they're taking measures to eradicate them but I would check carefully until they have a chance to get the issues resolved. It's not an infestation at my home which is expensive to fix and painful.

6 Thank 422rachel
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

This motel is dated, but it's reflected in the rate you pay. They accepted my dog without a pet fee because of his size. Check in was efficient. The room was clean and fresh. The bathroom needed a fresh coat of paint, but the amenities were there. The best thing for us was the off street location of the units... More 

1 Thank SammiC68
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2014 via mobile

At $56 a night we expected one-night-basic, and that's what we got. The receptionist was very polite, friendly and helpful. The room was dated but clean. The walls are thin so you can hear your neighbour's TV and the plumbing resonates throughout whenever anyone flushes. I unplugged the fridge for a decent sleep. We had #37, you can hear the... More 

1 Thank davemack67
Baytown, Texas
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24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

This is a basic no frills motel that was reasonably priced. It had a small refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. The flat screen TV with HBO was nice. The shower had hot water and the towels were a soft and fluffy. On the negative the carpets were stains and there was some peeling paint by window sill and the pillows... More 

1 Thank Charlotte R
Eureka, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014

I really wanted to like this place for such a low price.. but right when i opened the door and plopped on the rock hard bed i had my suspicions, along with flies landing in my face,the scribbles in the bible, drunk weirdos hitting on me and the TV was so off color i couldn't tell if they had a... More 

7 Thank Emily R

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2013 via mobile

I called this motel for a rm. rate and of it was clean. This took 3 phone calls to a rude clerkwho hung up twice before anwering all of my questions.In spite of the rudeness we thought we would try. The room we were shown was awful! The carpet was matted,nomspecific color that gave the whole room a bad smell.... More 

5 Thank MARA2055
Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2013

We took the last room as we did not have reservations any where else. The clerk said the only room left was one with 3 queen beds for $120. We took it since it was getting late. The room was like being in a dorm or prison. 3 queen beds, a TV on an oak cabinet, two bedside tables, microwave... More 

4 Thank XK140NUT
American Canyon, California, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We stayed one night and loved it! It is exactly what we were looking for on our road trip. It is not fancy but the room was clean and so was the bathroom/shower and the rates cannot be beat. Every other place around was twice the price and not any nicer. Staff was great! Oh, and the pool was clean... More 

Thank Brian E
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

A great place. The reception desk area was amazing. Really cool. The lady on the desk was pleasant and friendly, sorting out a room instantly to suit us. For $44 you can't go wrong. This place is set back off Redwood Drive and from an Englishman's point of view, is just the style of Californian Motel you'd expect to find.... More 

Thank Stephen A
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38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2013 via mobile

We ended up here as it was the only option when we were stranded in garberville. Pool was okay and there was organic in room coffee but everything else was gross. Smoking room was the only one left and it reeked, even the linens smelled of cigarettes. Linoleum in the bathroom was pulled away from the wall and molding by... More 

2 Thank kakkin

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • 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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“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
“Ask to see the room first.”
  • The only light in the room. I'm not even mentioning the curtains.
  • Enough space under the door for critters to enter
 of 5 bubbles 363annv, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
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