The Woods Cottages & Cabins @ the Russian River

The Woods, a Russian River Gay Hotel with “Clothing Optional” pool, is centrally located in downtown Guerneville. This one-of-a-kind hotel is situated between the tall, swaying redwood trees and the hypnotic flow of the splendid Russian River for the ideal getaway!

This Woods is Gay-owned and welcomes LGBTQ+ in our thoughtfully appointed Cottages & Cabins … the perfect answer for a rejuvenating, relaxing and slightly “spirited” escape to the Sonoma Wine Country.

The Woods is within walking distance to shops, restaurants, dancing and live entertainment. Enjoy wine tasting and tours along the Russian River Wine Road throughout the Russian River, Dry Creek and Alexander Valley appellations. Enjoy varietals including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Barbera, Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and a wide variety of dessert wines.

Please note: 
+ The Woods is an adult-hotel and not recommended for minors.
+ Our pool is heated seasonally by a solar cover (May through October) and is dependent on the weather. The Pool is open all year around.
+ We offer eight EV charging stations at no cost to our guests. They are 220 & 115 volt chargers and you will need to bring your cord for the hook up.
+  Our hotel has three pet-friendly rooms for well-behaved dogs.


Winter is a great time to visit the Russian River Valley.
LIVE LIKE A LOCAL without the crowds.
Enjoy the wineries, restaurants and shops.
Hike Armstrong Woods. Take a trip to the beach.

And take 10% Off of your entire stay!

Request when booking your stay by phone or online.
Saturday night not included.
Basic Rooms do not apply to this offer.
New reservations only.
Offer valid through April 30, 2024.

The Woods offers cottages, free-standing guest cabins and multi-room suites with full kitchens, gas fireplaces, private balconies and stunning views of lush redwood forests. Additionally, each room features a 43″ to 49″ High Def Flat Screen TV.

We have one of the largest swimming pools in the area and it has full sun all day long. With an outdoor fireplace, stone fountains and romantically lighted landscaping, your stay at The Woods is guaranteed to make you forget the problems of the real world. (Please note that we do not heat the outdoor pool in the winter months.)

The Woods Cotttages & Cabins has a wireless Internet workstation available for guests in the lobby … and is an ideal venue for Russian River weddings, conferences and private parties.

Your hosts at this Russian River Hotel, Michael and Verna, are veterans of the local customer service industry with a familiarity of all the area has to offer in the way of recreation, adventure, wine tasting, dining, spa treatments and entertainment. They are happy to help you plan an exciting, memorable stay in the Russian River Valley.

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