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    Drakesbad Guest Ranch

    end of Warner Valley Road, Chester, CA 96020
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    • Excellent61%
    • Very good27%
    • Average5%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible2%
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    “no electricity” (19 reviews)
    “hot springs” (11 reviews)
    “guest ranch” (11 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 92 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    While the setting was beautiful and the historical facilities were charming, I just could not get past the terrible customer service. Basically PCT hikers are treated as second class citizens' If PCT hikers are so unwelcome then they should just come out and say so...More

    1  Thank imscotty
    Response from Hollie_Potts, Public Relations Manager at Drakesbad Guest RanchResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear imscotty, We are sorry to hear that your experience at Drakesbad Guest Ranch was not a favorable one. We have been operating Drakesbad Guest Ranch since the mid-1970's and have provided thousands of meals and services to PCT hikers for over forty years. One...More

    Reviewed 30 October 2017

    This fascinating volcanic park is less-visited than some in California, but hosts some of the most incredible views in the state. With over 150 miles of hiking trails, eight campsites, and the largest plug-dome volcano in the world (Lassen Peak), the park sits on an...More

    Thank Manoj K
    Response from Hollie_Potts, Public Relations Manager at Drakesbad Guest RanchResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Manojkewat, Thank you for the FOUR-STAR review of Lassen Volcanic National Park. We appreciate your wonderful testimonial and hope to see you again in the future! Happy New Year to you and yours. All my best, Hollie R. Potts

    Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

    If you are looking for a unique experience this is the place for you. We stayed in the lodge, which is rustic but has a comfy bed. You have a half bath in your room but showers are out by the pool, which turned out...More

    1  Thank Annette S
    Response from Hollie_Potts, Public Relations Manager at Drakesbad Guest RanchResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Annette S., Thank you, Annette for your FIVE STAR rating of Drakesbad Guest Ranch! I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. I hope that you will visit us again in the future. Happy New Year to you and yours! All my best, Hollie...More

    Reviewed 18 October 2017

    Ditto on the exemplar reviews of fellows TA explorers. We stayed four days in October. Draksbad is a step back in time...with comforts. Campfires with smores provided...the fires are lit by staff, and yes, they have blankets, too! Horseback riding to Hell's Kitchen was a...More

    2  Thank okeedoke
    Response from Hollie_Potts, Public Relations Manager at Drakesbad Guest RanchResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear okeedoke, Thank you so much for your FIVE-STAR rating of Drakesbad Guest Ranch! You captured the heart and soul of Drakesbad in your review. We couldn't have said it better! Thank you for providing such a descriptive and positive testimonial and we hope to...More

    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    yes, it is rustic but it is comfortable and there are so many wonderful activities like hiking and archery and ping pong and horseback riding and massage...not to mention the naturally heated pool that is open 24 hours a day...meadows full of lovely grasses and...More

    Thank janetperlman
    Response from Hollie_Potts, Public Relations Manager at Drakesbad Guest RanchResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear janetperlman, Thank you very much for your FIVE STAR review of Drakesbad Guest Ranch. I love your sentence... "meadows full of lovely grasses and evergreen forests where you cannot hear the sounds of mankind and three lovely and generous meals a day." Wow! Thank...More

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    • Price range
    • US$70 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    • Plumas County >
    • Chester
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    • Drakesbad Guest Ranch Hotel Chester
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    2 July 2017|
    Response from luv2travelBayArea | Reviewed this property |
    No land line in the rooms. You might be able the staff if you can use their phone in case you need to make an emergency call.
    17 April 2016|
    Response from Hollie_Potts | Property representative |
    It takes 1 ¼ hrs to drive from DB to the visitor center which is the entrance to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Best hikes I would say are Devils Kitchen and Boiling Springs Lake, Sifford Lake if going into higher... More
    Room Tips
    "We loved Room 5 in the Lodge, but anyone is super!"
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    "look on line and he picture will help you choose the room that is right or you"
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    "Cabins decks face the mountains while bungalows face the meadow. You should pick the meadow ;)"
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    "Out of the way hotel, all inclusive. Only for those who don't mind no wifi, cell phone coverage or TV."
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