9 Reasons to Stay at The Redwood

If you’re planning to hit the road or skies in 2021, make sure Northern California is at the top of your list, particularly Humboldt County. Home to America’s giants, the redwoods, this strip of California is awe-inspiring to say the least. Nestled among these beautiful trees in the quaint town of Fortuna, The Redwood provides exceptional accommodations. While the reasons are many, we’ve narrowed our list down to the top 9 reasons to stay at Redwood Riverwalk Hotel in Fortuna, CA.
Two hikers walking through a forest of giant redwood trees

1. Location, Location, Location

We could spend hours trying to explain why this corner of the country is so appealing to so many. From the idyllic Pacific coast to the mysterious redwood forests, this seemingly untouched location is one of a kind. Here are just a few highlights our unique location provides visitors and residents alike.

The Redwoods

We are privileged to share the earth with thousands of the tallest trees on the planet. Reaching heights of 380 feet and 16-18 feet across, these graceful and majestic giants will render you speechless each and every time. Enjoy them by car or foot. There are countless scenic drives to take and hikes to trek among these gentle giants. 

The Coast

Situated near Northern California’s scenic and winding coastline, you’ll discover unmatched views of the mighty Pacific just minutes away. There are also many ways to enjoy the deep blue waters: visit the beach, take a drive, find a trail, or rent a boat. 

Mural of trees by Joshua Martel

2. The Art

In addition to the natural beauty all around us, you’ll discover beauty in our unique and creative mural art. Inside and outside the hotel, you’ll spot hand-painted murals that offer insight into Humboldt County’s ancient redwood forests, lumber camps, and even the daily life of the Native American Weott tribe. Be sure to look for these precious works in the lobby, pool area, stairwells, and outside on the south side of the building. 
breakfast area with square tables,, black & red chairs, redwood riverwalk hotel

3. FREE Amenities

The quality of any hotel stay depends largely on the amenities available to guests, which is why you will have access to several complimentary amenities at The Redwood. We want each and every guest to experience exceptional hospitality each and every time. Some of our amenities include: free parking; high-speed Wi-Fi from any location in the hotel; a served-to-order lumberjack breakfast every morning; flat-screen TVs with HBO; eco-friendly spa-grade toiletries and amenities; and a single-cup coffee maker, microwave, and mini-fridge in every guest room.

4. Accessible Lodging

We strive to make our hotel accessible to every guest, which is why our hotel amenities, guest rooms and public spaces meet the requirements of ADA. For example, we provide closed captioning on our TVs, wheelchair accessible spaces and service animals are welcome. Learn more here.

5. Dog-Friendly

Many of us would not think of traveling without our furry friends, who are often considered members of the family. We understand. That’s why we welcome your dog companions, as does most of the Redwood Coast. You’ll find plenty of pet-friendly trails, beaches, and parks to enjoy together. If you’re a dog-lover, you’ll also enjoy meeting our resident Chihuahua, Stella. Be sure to reserve one of our pet-friendly rooms for your next Northern California adventure. 
Beautiful mural in the pool area of redwoods

6. Indoor Swimming Pool

After a day of adventure in the great outdoors, you will relish returning to The Redwood for a refreshing swim. Our indoor pool means, rain or shine, you’ll be able to enjoy a quick dip or leisurely lap. Note: due to COVID-19 state mandates and health guidelines, the pool is temporarily closed.

7. Exceptional Cleaning Practices

We take cleanliness very seriously at the Redwood, especially during the challenges of COVID-19. Rest assured that safety and cleanliness are always a top priority. We are also a 100% smoke-free hotel, both indoors and out. Learn more here.

8. GreenLeader Hotel

In addition to safety and cleanliness, we care about the environment. We live in a pristine location thanks to the abundance of natural wonder and wildlife. And we want to protect these precious gifts. Each time you stay with us, you can rest easy knowing we are Humboldt County’s TripAdvisor-Certified GreenLeader Hotel. In addition to using eco- and human-friendly cleaning methods, we also recycle.

9. The Redwood Gifts

A visit to The Redwood Hotel wouldn’t be complete without a unique, California redwood gift, either for yourself or your special someone. From vintage postcards and coloring pencils to playing cards and guide books, you’re bound to find the perfect gift to commemorate your stay with us at our TR Mercantile
In addition to these 9 reasons to stay at The Redwood Hotel in Fortuna, CA, you’ll find many more when you visit. Book your Northern California getaway and prepare for the trip of a lifetime. Chances are, you’ll return again and again, and we’ll be here to welcome you. 

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