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Why Stay With Us

Serenity and style on
California's Sonoma Coast

Our location inspires wanderlust in all who visit to experience their own Sonoma Coast adventure. Here are some of the reasons why our guests have made the Bodega Bay Lodge a serene getaway to call home.

#1 hotel on the Sonoma Coast

Consistently rated as the #1 hotel in Bodega Bay and on the Sonoma Coast on TripAdvisor.com with guests returning to our Lodge again and again.

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#2 Naturally Harvested Cuisine

Drakes combines bucolic décor and breathtaking Pacific Ocean views with warm, sophisticated service to create the Sonoma County’s premier dining destination.

Round wooden dining table next to large window with ocean view
#3 Coastal Treasure Trove

Offering picturesque views of the Bay, Bodega Head and the Pacific Ocean, our lodge is just a 10 minute amble down to Doran Beach Regional Park. Immerse yourself into the beauty of the North Central Coast, home to 25 marine protected areas. 

beautiful sunset view of the property
#4 Wine country retreat with resort amenities

Unwind at Drakes Fireside Lounge or indulge in our restorative spa services, heated pool & Infinity Edge hot tub. With a remote setting and warm hospitality, the Bodega Bay Lodge invites you to shift gears, slow down and savor the relaxed pace of our intimate coastal resort.

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#5 Locally owned, locally run

We are an independent, locally owned and operated hotel. Our down-to-earth team offer the best local knowledge and arrange interesting itineraries for unforgettable Sonoma Coast adventures.

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#6 Authentic and unpretentious

Made of local timber and natural stone, the Bodega Bay Lodge is warm and inviting, with the authentic feel of a coastal retreat.

Brick building property with chimneys surrounded by greenery & tall grass
#7 We don't nickel and dime you

We don't charge a resort fee and ensure your stay isn’t interrupted by unnecessary costs. We provide excellent value with signature complimentary amenities including free Wi-Fi, free parking, and coffee and teas in our lobby until noon each day.

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#8 Intimate, Spacious Rooms

All of our rooms have cozy down comforter beds and private balconies or verandas, and nearly all have memorable Bay views and fireplaces.

Room with king bed, desk with chair, TV, living space & outdoor porch
#9 Staff who are local insiders

Our friendly, down-to-earth team has the best local knowledge and access to activities, excursions and adventures. Whether it's your first or your 50th visit to the Sonoma Coast, we are pleased to assist you with reservations, great ideas and to arrange interesting itineraries.

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