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3 Bedrooms
2 Bath
6 Guests

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What you see is what you pay: In addition to rental rate (premiums/discounts calculate automatically), your grand total includes peace-of-mind cleaning fee and 14% TOT/BIA (bed tax) are additional. No fee for dogs. Max stay 14 nights. Check back Aug 1 for 2023 release date.

 

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Description

Sw-eee-t! Vibrant, Contemporary Home under Majestic Redwoods, Hot Tub, Game Room with Pool Table, Deck + Redwood Forest View; Short Drive to Duncans Mills, River Beaches, Coast. Wi-Fi, Cable TV, Landline. Street Parking (2 cars max), Keypad Entry. Your Well-Behaved Dog is Welcome!

Live Like a True Local - Fire Season, Drought Conditions, Covid - We are in it together! So Help Smokey Out, Save Water Any Which Way You Can, and know your Abundance of Caution Cleaning & Local Covid Protocols: See "Before You Book" page for tips on how to protect our community during your visit.

Walkthrough:
Sweet Dreams' living room is open to the updated kitchen, with a defined dining area and bar seating. The living room opens to a gated wraparound deck with outdoor dining and hot tub. Off the living room, there's one bedroom and one bathroom. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms and another bathroom. Downstairs from the deck, the game room has a pool table and dart board (no interior access or bathroom). There's a fenced area of the yard. House is approx. 1450sf (including game room).

*Please note:
-There are only two on-street parking spaces, and no other street parking!
-There is no interior connection between the upper level and the downstairs game room.

Details:
Quiet Street (2 cars max), Keypad Entry
3 Bedrooms (#1 king; #2 queen; #3 queen)
2 Bathrooms (#1 tub/shower combo; #2 shower only)
Bed & Bath Linens; Washer & Dryer
Central Heat, Woodstove + Glass Door (living room)
Ceiling Fan (upstairs bedroom). NO A/C.
3 Cable TV's (#1 60" +DVD in living room; #2 32" flatscreen; #3 13" +DVD/VCR)
Wi-Fi, Stereo + CD (living rm), Boombox (game rm), Landline
Full Kitchen + Gas Stove, Dishwasher
Dining Set (6), Bar Seating (4)
Game Room + Pool Table, Dart Board (no interior stair)
Dog Crate & Bed, Pack 'n Play, Safety Gate
Gated Deck + Hot Tub (4), Dining Set (6), Gas Grill
Fenced (4') Area of Yard + Seasonal Hammock
Your Well-Behaved Dog is Welcome!
Short Drive to Wine, Town, Beach, Coast, Hiking, Golf
Please bring your own toiletries, spa/beach towels, firewood.

Max Occupancy: 6.
Max Automobiles: 2.
Quiet Hours 10pm-7am.
No outdoor amplified sound at any time.

TOT Certificate #2046.

Map & Area

Reviews

"4.71 · 137 reviews"

5 of 5

Meaghan November 2021
Great house! Super peaceful. Nicer than the pictures

Nelle October 2021
Exactly as described and pictured. Very cozy. Game room is low key and a nice touch. Outdoor hot tub is perfect in the cool, damp redwoods. Our children enjoyed the swing and wooded area below, which they called the "velociraptor paddock". Stove smokes a little when getting going, but the fire is lovely to read by! Comfortable beds, plenty of light, drawers, and storage. Everything in working order. Would recommend this spot and/or return.

Shashank October 2021
This is a cute little house in a very scenic setting overlooking some large redwood trees. The house is clean and comfortable. The hosts were very responsive to all our queries and there is a detailed folder in the house with a lot of information which a guest might find useful. We enjoyed our stay here and would love to come back.

Rebecca October 2021
Cute house, very casual, with some nice original features like wood floors, beams, and wood ceilings in some rooms. Deck is lovely as is ground-level garden area in the back. Hot tub is very nice. Beds comfy and bedroom windowns look out onto redwoods. This is in a steep terrain forest neighborhood where all houses are on piers with multi-level decks facing down the forested hillside, so other houses are quite nearby, but mostly quiet. Lots of redwoods all around the house so if you're sitting on the back deck you arent looking at houses, just forest. Really nice hammock and wood bench swing. Near-total darkness at night. 15 minutes from stunning Sonoma State Parks ocean beaches. Beds comfy.

Marcella October 2021
Very cozy getaway!

Will September 2021
Great stay, if you’re looking to have some place quiet and near the coast, it’s a fantastic stay. Quick drive to bodega bay and exploring highway 1. The russian river was nice albeit very low due to the draught but it’s convenient to be able to get access to nature so easily. The house has a lot of amenities and appreciate the amount of utensils and cooking items in the kitchen. Beds and baths were good along with the heating. As mentioned the parking is on the street and it is a bit of a walk carrying items in or out on the ramp to the door. Recommend bringing a wagon or everything to be on wheels to carry items.

Alexandra September 2021
wonderful quiet and cozy cottage! we enjoyed our getaway

Cassandra September 2021
Wonderful, well stocked cabin, very clean and all-working great amenities. Driving directions and house binder very informative. We loved the little touches and notes around the house, decor & extras not often found at other places. Close drive to town, the river, the beach and lots of fun!! Would definitely stay here again, and would check out other properties from RR Getaways!!

Tony September 2021
From the tastefully decorated home to the spectacular location in the woods, my family and I found the expression "wow" to be a regular utterance. The property was perfectly clean, beautifully arranged and exceeded our expectations at every turn. The home sits peacefully among towering redwoods just minutes from Duncans Mills (a local community with a great deli/store, café and boutique shopping), the Russian River and some wonderful Pacific beaches. This particular home is very special and I hope an opportunity for a revisit comes soon.

Larissa September 2021
We had a wonderful stay! the kitchen was equipped with everything we needed to make lovely meals. The hot tub worked phenominally! and the house was very clean! Our only qualm was the beds weren't very very comfortable but we made do! Overall it was a wonderful stay in a great location! The neighborhood was very quiet and serene! About 5-10 minutes to town for groceries and shops and eateries.

Megan August 2021
We enjoyed our stay here. Beautiful place

Stephanie August 2021
Great location, really pretty deck and view. Hot tub is a great touch. Very good communication and accurate information from the property management company. Suggested a few easy improvements to make it a five star experience.

Chris July 2021
Great place! Short drive to amazing coastal spots and Russian river access. We had 3 boys(12,14&15) and 3 adults. The boys enjoyed the game room & hot tub. The hot tub did have a leak but the host was responsive with resolution. Deck was nice overlooking the redwoods. Propane bbq and well stocked kitchen made mealtime really easy. Parking for two cars.

Michael July 2021
Beautiful setting and you will probably find more than you thought at this home!

Noah July 2021
Awesome stay. Highly recommend.

Marita June 2021
Wonderful place to stay!

Sydney June 2021
Excellent location, very comfortable space, surprisingly well stocked kitchen (pots, pans, baking dishes, utensils, cups...). Would absolutely stay again.

Roisin May 2021
The house was great! Beautiful location and the inside of the home was very nice. The large porch was great.

Leigh May 2021
Our stay at Sweet Dreams for my boyfriend's birthday weekend was lovely! The hot tub was amazing, we loved playing darts, cooking on the gas barbeque, and being amongst the redwoods. The cabin was clean, organized, and the binder provided had all the details we needed. We would definitely come back!

Shaimaa May 2021
Lovely house tucked into the redwoods with lots of amenities (washer and dryer, pool table, hot tub). A quick drive into town and the Russian River. We had a great time and would love to come back soon!

Steve May 2021
Great place. Very peaceful.

Swanand April 2021
it's a great place! it's 15 min drive from Sonoma coast state park and 10 min drive from Johnson beach. The place itself is immaculately clean and has big backyard full of redwood trees. I would definitely recommend this house to any family.

Eric April 2021
Hot tub and deck were great. BBQ was well kept and easy for outdoor grilling

Eduardo April 2021
Place is in need of maintenance in several areas, but overall everything works. Upstairs shower is really small. Nice location around the redwoods.

Greg March 2021
This is an awesome property, very classic vibe construction and decor, with all the modern comforts. The outdoor space is fantastic along with the access to the river and beach. Wish we were there during the summer.

Ellie March 2021
Perfectly situated near Sonoma State Beach and tucked away in redwoods, this house was perfect for relaxing with family.

Sara March 2021
Super cute home, definitely worth the stay. Tons of amenities, and if you have kids, this place has enough indoor and outdoor spaces to give the adults and kids their own space. I would say you should bring your own speakers and aux cord, or you could always hook up to the TV if you want music. Other than that, make sure that you get here and unload before it starts raining! We got in just before it started so we didn't have an issue, but it's a little walk down the ramp, and I can see it getting slippery.

Anjali February 2021
We had such a lovely stay here- the hosts were communicative, the house was exactly as described and had everything we needed.

James February 2021
Clean and stylish space with an upstairs bedrooms, comfy furniture, game room and an awesome hot tub. Check in was easy and the area was nice and quiet at all hours. We had a lovely lil getaway here, highly recommended!

Marc November 2020
Great setting and location with nice amenities.

Aaron November 2020
Exactly as relaxing as we expected it to be. The back deck has a hot tub, fast WiFi, and 180º views of the conifer trees. It was a comfortable slice of heaven, easily accommodating our party of six. We didn't expect to find the pantry completely bare, not even salt or pepper, but we realize that was probably a COVID decision, and we were able to stop by a market. Only a minor inconvenience, and the host did tell us not to expect a pantry. We also weren't expecting a well enclosed fenced-in back yard for the dogs to run around in, that was an added bonus. It's accessible out the door and down the back-steps and then you can go inside the gate. At the bottom of the steps there was also a huge wood-pile as well as the door to the game-room with pool-table and dartboard. The house was well cleaned before our arrival, and the sheets and pillowcases were spotless, but we needed to wash the bath towels and dish towels before using them, they smelled like old wet towels. It was only a minor inconvenience, as the laundry machine and dryer are on-site, and to be fair, the house rules said we were responsible for washing towels. Overall we had a dreamy stay and would for sure come back again.

Steve And Rebecca November 2020
Nice home and was very clean. Thank you.

Jess November 2020
This was a great place to escape to for a few days. Very quiet, very clean, and an abundance of kitchen amenities made for a wonderful stay.

Nicholas October 2020
This house was nice and out of town in its own private little piece of the forest. Quick ride to get into Guerneville for food, and the drive is gorgeous to look at. The house was professionally clean and the kitchen was very well stocked for those that want to cook family meals! Would recommend to friends that want a relaxing weekend out of town.

Anne October 2020
We really enjoyed our getaway in Cazadero. The house was clean and welcoming. Our three boys LOVED playing darts and pool in the game room and the hot tub was warm and ready when we arrived. We used it every morning and night! There was plenty of space for our family of 5. We can’t wait to visit again someday!

Sergey October 2020
Nice cottage in a lovely property. Forest and tries are awesome!

Anthony September 2020
More than anything this place is aptly named. The most comfortable bed you've ever laid upon with what feels like a 9am sunrise combine for a night of rest you forgot was possible. Secluded, quiet, peaceful and serene. Impeccably clean with all of the modern amenities we've gotten accustomed to having. Stop searching and book. This place is as good as it gets!

Mike September 2020
Fantastic property, perfect for cyclists riding King Ridge or Fort Ross Road ‍♂️

Rhianna September 2020
Cute spot, was really excited about the pool table.

Jay September 2020
Beautiful place, great location, spacious and comfortable for two families. Great communication and the hot tub was lovely. Super convenient to Jenner Beach and all the Russian River spots. We had a blast!

Alicia August 2020
I recommend everyone take some time out of their busy schedule to experience some wonder and awe in the woods, perfect place to get away and relax outside in the hot tub. BBQ and eat dinner outside with perfect views. Awesome game room downstairs! Felt like I was at home, didn’t want to come back! Thank you Alyssa and team for the lovely stay! :)

Devan July 2020
The house is comfortable and just so great that they allow dogs. Our dog and daughters enjoyed the fenced yard. Beds are very comfortable and bedsheets are great. We enjoyed our stay! Thank you.

Danielle & Nate July 2020
Great place. Loved the remote location

Matt June 2020
Charming house nestled deep in the redwoods. The neighbors are close but we never heard them. The backyard patio is so calming and relaxing. Ten minutes to the river!

Namita March 2020
Good and clean place. We just felt that there were limited towels provided as we had to reuse them every time for jacuzzi and shower and it did not dry fast as weather was cold. Location and place is amazing and well maintained.

Response from Russian River Getaways March 2020
Thanks for the review and feedback, Namita. We do ask folks to bring their own spa towels for exactly this reason! We are glad you enjoyed Sweet Dreams and hope you'll be back. -Rachel

Heather February 2020
I absolutely love how dog friendly the place is. They even provided poop bags! Overall this place was cute and mostly what we expected. There’s a little more wear and tear than the photos show, but was still nice. The shower upstairs was tiny (smaller then a trailer shower) but we were all able to shower downstairs with no problem. We only had two complaints. First one was there was no usable darts, lots of parts but only one functioning dart. Obviously that’s not a big deal & the pool table was awesome. The other complaint was the way sound carries... just sitting in the spa and talking got us a neighbor complaint. So when they talk about quiet hours at 10 PM they pretty much mean don’t be outside. I definitely would not have rented if there were hours with the use of the spa. The host was very polite delivering the message of the neighbor complaint though. Nice quiet place to stay.

Response from Russian River Getaways February 2020
Thank you for the review and feedback, Heather. All Russian River vacation homes are subject to quiet hours 10pm-7am, and voices do carry across the beautiful valleys and hillsides of our rural neighborhoods, especially on otherwise quiet winter nights, so being social in the hot tub after 10pm can be an issue at pretty much any house. We're glad you enjoyed your stay nonetheless. -Rachel

Melissa January 2020
Nice little place in a lovely setting.

Paul December 2019
Just as advertised in every way. Host provided detailed instructions and information that made the stay comfortable. Very clean in every respect, and the area is gorgeous. We couldn’t find the sign near the creek where dogs were allowed so we did t venture down.

Jackie December 2019
Neat location, but the place is older and wasn't up to our standards for cleanliness.

Response from Russian River Getaways December 2019
Thanks for your review and feedback, Jackie. We apologize for any lack of cleanliness you experienced and will take it up with the housekeeper. -Rachel

Rachael December 2019
We had a comfortable stay and enjoyed playing pool, darts and relaxing in the hot tub. There was a complementary bottle of wine which was nice, but we had to go out and buy our own coffee grounds and sugar. Heater and hot water worked very well and I think the living room could just use a cozier couch for this space to be perfect. Overall really enjoyed our stay here and the location was a good jumping off point to get to Santa Rosa then Bodega Bay.

Daniel December 2019
Nice place

Mitch November 2019
Great house. Quiet and beautiful.

William November 2019
Great place to stay, 15 minutes from the beach, river, bodega bay, and all the other little towns around there. Nice quiet place to relax.

Brooke November 2019
We wanted a weekend in the woods with a spa, for this the house was perfect. If you want something close to town or the river, this place isn't the best fit.

Marsha October 2019
Really really nice cabin in a cute location near Guerneville. The pictures are pretty spot on except for the neighbors are closer than it seems. We loved the setting, in the trees. The only reason I didn’t give a five star is there was very bare essentials available. One roll of paper towels, no extra utilities or supplies available, etc. No extra towels or blankets. The game room downstairs was really nice, but the light was broken or out. We loved having a hot tub but unfortunately by the time we were able to use it it was already dark and there is a strict 10 pm loud restriction. The neighbors called to complain about us and we didn’t think we were being that loud. So not the most ideal situation if you plan on being somewhat loud. The houses are just very close together. Also the house has a driveway but you aren’t allowed to use it, so only two cars can really park up above by the street, but that was plenty for us. Overall we loved the place and even when we got in trouble the host was very courteous about it.

Patrick September 2019
Photos of place are accurate and very quiet, rustic, and comfortable getaway space. Very responsive and no issues with check-in/check-out process. Street parking only and neighboring houses close by but feels secluded when inside the house.

Abhishek September 2019
Amazing location and views in the woods. Had lot of fun in Hot tub.

Mary (Chrissy) September 2019
Lovely home in the Russian River Valley. Spacious, well-appointed, clean and comfortable. Game room is a bonus! Pool table, darts, board games, etc. Hot tub was wonderful, and bigger than expected. Instructions were clear, communication was great!

Marilyn August 2019
Beautiful porch. Well stocked kitchen.

Peter August 2019
This is a really nice spot in the woods with close access to the Russian River and nearby beaches. It's a comfy house - great place for a quiet weekend in the woods. Only critique is that the neighbors on either side are VERY close and seem sensitive to AirBnB traffic, so if you're planning to bring a group you should definitely be cautious of your noise or they will complain. Otherwise, it's a perfect place to retreat!

Mary August 2019
This was the perfect location for a holiday with my teenage kids. Strong wifi, cozy furnishings, well appointed kitchen, and of course the game room - all made for great family time. We were easily able to go for quick trips to the beach or to the river. And we spent many hours at the big table playing games. If your looking for a cozy retreat - this is a great place to do it.

Wendy July 2019
Such a nice getaway. So comfortable and cozy.

Dyan July 2019
It’s a beautiful location and a really cool house!

Manuel June 2019
Nice space. Wonderful deck with a nice hot tub. The hammock and pool table are a nice touch!

Lana June 2019
Wonderful and well organized home. Great location. We had a perfect weekend getaway and can’t wait to go back.

Travis June 2019
Beautiful area with friendly neighbors and very quiet.

Jenina June 2019
The house was nice, cozy, spacious, fully stocked kitchen and close to the river and beaches. Would love to stay here again!

Dmitri June 2019
It was great!

Mike May 2019
Nice location that is far enough away in the sticks, while being close enough to markets, the river, and the ocean. Would stay again!

Diana May 2019
Our stay at River Getaways was amazing. Clean, cozy, comfortable, and quiet! Would definitely return.

Beth May 2019
Very cozy and welcoming location in a peaceful, quiet location.

Mark May 2019
Beautiful space with a wonderful, expansive backyard! The hot tub is huge & the house is very open with great views of the redwoods.

Javier April 2019
Great place to relax. It has a nice pool table and hot tub. The rooms were nice and comfortable. Host communicated well and was helpful.

Jackson April 2019
Sweet Dreams was great for a short getaway from the city. Quiet, clean, and scenic. The staff was very responsive and helpful. Favorite part was the hot tub and it’s view of the red woods. It’s a perfect little hideaway.

Martha March 2019
Nestled nicely on a quiet redwood hillside. Clean. Open layout. Well outfitted kitchen. Comfortable stay.

Eri February 2019
this home was everything our six person urban farm collective needed for our retreat! being in the woods with a hot tub under some tall redwood trees was the dreamiest! the house had all the comforts of home and many entertainment options. we also were accommodated with early arrival and late departure options which was real helpful. thanks river getaways!

Teresa January 2019
great place

Jason January 2019
We really enjoyed this house set in the woods. There are neighbors bug the way the house is situated, it feels very private. Loved coming back home to the hot tub on the deck overlooking the forest. Charming and spacious.

Karthik December 2018
Good communications from the host, pretty location in the woods, nice game room and jacuzzi. The bathrooms, kitchen are smaller than you would expect. Overall, great stay.

Karen December 2018
This place is super cozy. We found the kitchen well stocked, the beds comfy, and the hot tub clean. The neighbors are close by but when you’re inside it feels like there is no one else around .

John December 2018
Nice little cabin-ish in a very good location from places around. New road in from the highway. Ran into the neighbors who were very friendly.

Cassidy November 2018
Really enjoyed our stay!

Jesse November 2018
Beautiful setting, hot tub was relaxing, hammock was not up: (, and house cleanliness was a little questionable. All in all we had a nice weekend but it would have been nice to be a little closer to town.

Stephanie October 2018
What a great place to stay. Perfect location in a quiet neighborhood in the woods. Beautiful home and a great host.

Adrienne October 2018
great spot! thank you!

Casey October 2018
Expect a tidy place that welcomes you right when you check in at the door. They provide a nice big bedroom downstairs and also comfortable spaces upstairs as well. Nice big kitchen with fas stoves and a nice cable tv setup in the living room as well. Didn't get to use the hot tub but nice deck

Liane October 2018
Great space. We loved being surrounded by huge trees! A secluded getaway. The hot tub was a big favorite. Wifi worked well and we were able to plug in our Chromecast on the tv and use without issue. Beds were comfortable and bedrooms were cute. Easy parking space available on road.

Jeff September 2018
Worth the trip and stay awhile.

Calvin August 2018
As expected, which is a good thing!

Christine August 2018
A clean and quiet setting with plenty of space and great hot tub!

Michelle August 2018
The location was absolutely perfect for our needs! We really enjoyed our stay. Although there are neighbors, it was very quiet and private. Loved the view off the deck!

Marnie July 2018
Beautiful country. Lovely home with excellent game room. Very peaceful setting!

Guneet June 2018
Nice getaway for the entire family including the dog

Carrie May 2018
Lovely, quiet place for a getaway. Very clean and roomy. Loved being right in the redwoods. Would love to stay again.

Alex May 2018
The Sweet Dreams house by Russian River Getaways was great! Perfect distance to the small local towns and a short drive to the coast. Can’t wait to come back!

Benjamin May 2018
Truly amazing for the price, this beautiful property is carved right into the redwoods. The house has everything you could need for a great weekend getaway. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking for a quiet, charming place close to the Russian River.

Jennifer May 2018
We loved our stay here. The kitchen is well equipped, the beds are comfortable and you feel like you are in your own tree house away from home.

Josh April 2018
The house is really charming, and the wrap-around balcony is particularly nice. The ceilings are super high and the main room looks out over a nice forest in the backyard. We loved the hot tub on the patio as well. We would definitely stay here again!

Rick April 2018
The private driveway should be roped off. We arrived at 815 pm and mistakenly went down the main driveway. The combination of the steepness of the driveway and slickness of the driveway from algae kept us from being able to back out of the driveway. We could only get towed out at a cost of $94 the following morning. We had no food for the first night of our stay.

Response from Russian River Getaways April 2018
Thanks for the feedback, Rick. I do apologize for your experience with the driveway and hope you enjoyed some part of your stay in spite of that event. Blocking the driveway is not within our control, but, for those who want to avoid this issue, following our parking directions may help: Park in the front of the house only. Do not use the driveway to the left when facing the house. Also, please do not turn around in the neighbors' driveways. Drive to the end of the cul-de-sac to turn around. -Rachel

Iris April 2018
Sweet dreams is a great place to stay! We stayed here with a toddler and two babies, and it worked out great! Even though we did not get to use the game room much, it was well stocked with board games, billiards, and darts. The hot tub was very clean and accessible from the house. Communication via email was very timely and clear. I recommend staying at Sweet Dreams!

Spencer April 2018
We had a great stay at the Sweet Dreams house. The hosts were very responsive and the check in process was easy. The house layout was great for our group of friends which also included a toddler so with upper level rooms, a main floor with kitchen then the down stairs game room everyone could spread out. The best parts were the wood burning stove, deck views of redwoods and the hot tub. Location is also good as quick drive to the creek, river and ocean so would def reco!

Brita March 2018
I could stay for two weeks. So peaceful and relaxing! Great kitchen, beds, and outdoor spaces. Very comfy living room area , great for hanging out. Tons to see and do in the area. Washer and dryer were very handy.

Kylie March 2018
Great stay! It’s secluded but beautiful, and the amenities are amazing. With the hot tub, pool table and dart board, we didn’t really need to go anywhere. Had good kitchen supplies as well. Would definitely stay again and recommend to those looking for a relaxing getaway!

Angela March 2018
We got the space to celebrate our friends 40th birthday. It sleeps six and the kitchen has almost any utensil or cooking dish you would need. The house comes with a wide assortment of games and the pool table is fun (but know that you have to access through outside staircase). The space is large, and definitely removed from town (takes about 15-20 min to get to downtown Guerneville via winding roads), but you have neighbors on both sides close by so it doesn't feel too remote. Overall, we had a lovely time at the property and would recommend to others who want to be away from the downtown Guerneville area.

Midori February 2018
This was a great house for a quick little getaway for us and our teenagers. Had everything we needed. Hot tub was great, pool table kept the kids busy (they were thankful to have a little hangout space all to themselves), wood stove kept the house toasty warm on chilly nights (bring your own wood, plenty of local places sell it). Bonus for us - the backyard was beautiful! Completely fenced in (great if you have a dog or little kids), nestled in the trees. Location was perfect, not too far out of Guerneville, far enough to feel a bit more remote. Great stay!

Jennie February 2018
This home was close by Guerneville which was great for popping into town in the morning. The space was nice and we enjoyed cooking and playing pool and darts in the game room. The only issue we had was regarding rules of hot tub use in the guidebook not being accurate. The guidebook/house rules for the home says to use hot tub on low jets during quiet hours, but we received a call letting us know that there was absolutely no hot tub use during quiet hours. I hope the house rules and guidebook get updated to prevent other guests from having this issue. When we did get to use the hot tub it was clean and lovely, though didn't stay at the temp we set.

Response from Russian River Getaways February 2018
Thanks for the review and feedback, Jennie. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Sweet Dreams. I apologize for potentially confusing language in the house instructions, asking you not to use hot tub jets after 10pm, and yet those instructions also note quiet hours starting at 10pm (also stated very clearly in our airbnb house rules) and not disturbing the neighbors, and you were making enough noise outdoors at 1:30am that the neighbor was disturbed and called us, which is the issue our instructions are designed to prevent. When we receive a noise complaint from a neighbor in the middle of the night, we are required to take it very seriously, both to keep the peace locally and by County requirement, so we do ask folks to bring their activities inside rather than risk further disturbance at that time of night. On the temperature, hot tubs do not maintain a consistent temperature once the cover is off and folks are in and out, but we will check the tub out to make sure it is functioning as it is supposed to. -Rachel

Christina February 2018
Perfect place to get away and feel secluded with plenty of places to sight see not far away.

Zahra January 2018
We had an enjoyable time at Sweet Dreams celebrating our anniversary. The hot tub was the best part of the house, you can enjoy watching stars in the sky at night. The house was surrounded by redwoods and it was clean. The hosts were nice and they responded to our messages quickly.

Rachel December 2017
We had such a great time at Sweet Dreams. Such a cute place with beautiful views of the redwoods. The kids loved the game room. We loved the wood burning stove and hot tub. Plenty of kitchen items to bake cookies and make cocoa. We had a magical Christmas there. Parking is only on the street which wasn’t ideal but not too big of a deal.

Rebecca November 2017
The place was nice over all. The location is great if you want to be surrounded by redwood trees and want some time away from the city noise. The extra amenities were great love the pool table. The hot tub and BBQ grill need work.

Sydney October 2017
Want to get away with the family? This is a great spot! It is quiet and secluded. Near the coast and wineries. A fun game room for the kids to play!

Katherine October 2017
The house is in a very peaceful setting - not many people around. The kitchen is well equipped for making meals, and the bed was very comfortable. Checking in was easy and communication with the rental agency was always very helpful.

Monica September 2017
We enjoyed this home very much. The hammock was a big hit. Great location for daily cycling adventures.

Nick September 2017
This place was great for two families with three kids under 5. Even had a baby gate. No a/c for our 110 degree weekend, but they were quick to help us obtain some powerful fans. Great stay!!

Maria August 2017
We had a great time at this cabin. The place is in a good location and has all you need and more. The river is close and there are a few restaurants within a few minutes drive. I appreciated all the e-mail instructions, which made the check-in very smooth. I would recommend this place to a friend or anyone who would like to disconnect from the noise and busy traffic from the big cities.

Micah August 2017
Great house! Hot tub was piping hot and nestled right in the redwoods! Overall a lovely experience!

Dennis July 2017
The location was amazing and so close to the River towns and Ocean. No hassle check in and was cozy and quiet with a lovely kitchen/BBQ to prepare your own meals in along with wide patio overlooking the red woods. The pool table and hot tub were an added bonus! Would 100% recommend and return.

Joe June 2017
Great location and property. Secluded in beautiful Redwoods, but close to Russian River area and the coast. Really enjoyed our stay, will be back for sure.

Marie & Michel April 2017
Perfect place to have a great weekend with some friends. We enjoyed the hot tub while our kids were so happy playing on the deck. We had a perfect weather so we went to the beach. We even saw a fox running through the deck during the night!

Rachel April 2017
Overall, this was a delightful escape from normal life. The hot tub was a great way to relax, and the house was conveniently located to go to the coast, hiking, or exploring Sonoma County.

Matt & Joseph April 2017
It is a great house nestled in the woods between Guernville and Jenner. Easy drive to the coast or Russian River. Game room downstairs is a nice touch. The Hot Tub is a nice relaxing place after a day of outdoor activities.

Carrie April 2017
Very responsive to my questions. Boys loved the game room. Kitchen well stocked. Hot tub always ready for use. Appreciate being able to bring my dog. Beautiful area. We had a great time! Quick trip to the beach. Mexican food truck in Safeway parking lot had delicious food.

Mariel March 2017
We loved everything about this place - it was perfect for our short getaway from SF with friends (including their baby and our toddler). The best part was sitting on the gorgeous wrap-around deck while drinking wine and star gazing over the tops of the towering redwoods. The house is nestled in the woods and while there are neighbors on both sides, we didn't see or hear them during our stay, and the houses are designed to maximize privacy. It is a very quiet, rural neighborhood so perfect for those (like us) looking to get away from it all. The hot tub was hot and ready for us to use upon arrival (and programmable to a custom temp, which was nice) - one of our favorite things about our stay. As far as the home's interior, the photos on AirBNB really do not do it justice! It is beautiful, with tall vaulted ceilings in the main living area, and nice but comfortable and cozy decor throughout. Everything was spotlessly clean for our stay (despite one of the prior reviews mentioning odors, we didn't find this to be the case at all - they must have been referring to the basement game room, which has a well-used carpet), and the beds were comfortable too. The main floor bedroom has a king bed, and a walk in closet big enough for us to house our toddler's pack n play (added bonus). The upstairs bedrooms both have queen/full beds. Other bonuses: there's a huge DVD collection for guests' use; strong wifi; new laundry machines in the downstairs game room; and the deck was sturdy and safe for letting our toddler run around, with gates on both sides and at the top of the stairs that lead down to the gameroom (a big relief for us). We enjoyed being a short 15 minute drive to Sonoma Coast State Park, and close to other state parks and towns to visit. All in all, an excellent trip. We hope to return here for future visits!

Leah November 2016
Beautiful spot in the woods. The sunlight filtering through the trees in then morning was exquisite. It was quiet and private, neighbors are close by but we didn't see or hear anyone. Sitting outside in the hottub in the chilly damp air was a highlight. We had a great time. There are some odors from the carpet and in the game room and the condition of the kitchen was a bit shabby, but overall a nice place for a family get-together. Easy and quick communication and clear instructions and information.

Nick October 2016
Great place!

Tina September 2016
Sweet Dreams is in a great location. The views from the balcony are awesome and my dogs loved exploring the backyard area and the short walk to the near by creek. Somethings that need to be improved are the cleanliness of the home. The home is pet friendly and you can tell by the smells and the stains on the carpet when we first entered the home. If you can look past these things the home is great for a short pet friendly get away with some friends. Great location, quiet area, short drive to the river and great views.

Lochlainn July 2016
The cabin was fantastic - met all our needs. We had 3 kids who loved the hottub and games room. Great location - very clean & loads of space.

Cameron June 2016
Place was as described, things to note: - Hot tub was awesome - Check in was a breeze - Game room is detached and down stairs under the deck - No shampoo or soap in showers so bring your own - Bought our own paper towels and sponges

Leonie June 2016
Sweet Dreams is the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. The cabin is great, comfortably sleeps 6 in its three lovely bedrooms, and offers enough space for activities and relaxation. The rules are a little bit intense, but really are more "guidelines" for polite behavior for the neighbors.

Pamela May 2016
Great secluded location, great hot tub, great house! Kitchen had everything we needed, arrival and departure instructions were clear and detailed. We really enjoyed our stay and wish only that it could have been longer!

Anna April 2016
I stayed a weekend with two friends and the place was absolutely fantastic! We each had our own room with a king or queen bed with nice mattresses and bedding. The kitchen was great and we loved the deck with the hot tub! Will definitely return.

Scott March 2016
"Sweet Dreams" is a beautiful home in a quiet neighborhood nestled in the redwoods, but close to quaint towns & beaches. Our vacation was both restful & fun!

Liisa November 2015
We loved staying here! It was wonderful waking up surrounded by the beautiful Redwoods, the hot tub was hot, there's a game room with a pool table below, and the kitchen was fully equipped for cooking. I'd gladly stay here again!

Christopher October 2021
Beautiful location, with stunning amenities there is nothing to fault here they have thought of everything you would want in a property. It is so quite and relaxing here that you could forget that there is anyone else nearby.

Claire March 2019
Great place! Beautiful surroundings and comfy inside.

Siddarth December 2018
Fantastic house! Comes with everything you need for a getaway!

Matthew August 2017
This is really a wonderful place. My family absolutely enjoyed the stay. Overall I'd say we had a five star experience, but we had to dock a star for the snafu that occurred. In short, the family was home when we arrived lol. Basically it was the home owners fault for not marking their calendar with Russian River Getaways, the host, correctly. It's an understandable mistake, so I think Russian River Getaways should consider a double confirmation protocol. Russian River Getaways gave us a beautiful house on the river complimentary for the night, which was actually a pleasant surprise and some wine to smooth out the edges. They also extended our stay at the other house for one extra night. I think Russian River Getaways did make up for the big problem fairly well. The homeowners also left us a bottle of wine. In any case, the house is very nice, love the pool table, love the patio and jacuzzi, love the trees and the beds were super comfortable. We actually had a five star experience besides the awkwardness of showing up with them there and also needing to move right after our first night. I doubt it'll ever happen again, so you should stay here :) Turns out the homeowners are from our city so I hope to connect with them again sometime. Nice people!

-UPDATED on 11/09/2021

 

"Redwoods and more!"

5 of 5

Best hot tub any of the Russian river getaways properties we stayed in. Amazing backyard unlike many that we stayed in and plenty of extra room. Parking is shall we say interesting. But overall anamazing experience!

Manager Response:

Thank you so much for choosing our Sweet Dreams home for your getaway and for the compliments. The Russian River is a wonderful place to visit, even in the winter and rainy season. It is great to hear that you really enjoyed your stay.

You were all wonderful guests. We would welcome you back to Sweet Dreams or to any of our other homes again, when you need another visit to Sonoma. Russian River wine country is always a good idea.

Thank you again,
Russian River Getaways

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 03/18/2017

 

"Nice getaway"

3 of 5

We wanted a nice weekend away to relax so we didn't visit the surrounding area much. We visited a few beaches but weather conditions kept us in for the most part. We traveled in Feb so it was expected. I look forward to visiting the area during summer months and enjoying the river. The place was great for our intended purpose. It is a neighborhood in that the homes are closer together though I never actually saw a neighbor in person...just lights moving around (during blackout).We went during a rainstorm and the power went out for half of the day. If u are using deck it is visible from both neighboring houses. It's got a cute set up for dogs in the downstairs bedroom. The cabin is newly remodeled but still has some older features like the wood burning stove (we loved it). They provided firewood but it wasn't covered very well so it was wet. Nice kitchen amenities. Overall we enjoyed our stay. In the summer months, when it's nice to be outside, I would consider a place with a bit more privacy and less obligation to consider the neighbors. don't get me wrong, I am a considerate person and good neighbor (we took the trip with our neighbors :-) & not particularly loud but still. For example there is a rule about not using the neighbors' driveways to turn around but to go to end of street but it's a very long road down to do that. Another rule: ensuring certain exterior lights are off so it doesn't disturb them. I get it, it prob shines right in their windows. I may have been a bit more conscious of neighbors bc of a review I read and it wasn't hard to adhere to rules. Just saying. Overall we had a great time and we were pleased to find a nice, clean, and cozy place that welcomed our 2 dogs and I left with the refreshed feeling I was hoping for. I didn't take many pictures. The one posted is the view from downstairs bedroom looking the neighbors driveway.

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 02/25/2017

 

"Good amenties; could use a deep clean"

3 of 5

We stayed at Sweet Dreams for two nights and generally enjoyed our stay. The house is spacious, beds comfortable enough, and it was quiet. It rained the entire time we were there, but we managed to enjoy the hot tub anyway and really appreciated the wood stove, too. The kitchen is pretty well-stocked with decent cooking equipment. We had lot of fun with pool table and dart board in the room below. My only criticism is cleanliness. As others have mentioned, the wood floors on the main level were dirty. There were food drips all over the kitchen floor in particular. The fridge smelled. Downstairs in the game room, we found filthy carpet near the entry, old trash in the bin, and thick dust on the shelves. I think the management and owners are being let down by a below par cleaning service. A thorough mopping between guests, a box of baking soda in the fridge, a doormat in the game room, and a good dusting would make a big difference.

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 01/12/2017

 

"Wonderful cazadero house!"

5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay at sweet dreams. The hot tub was great, beds were comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped.

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 10/24/2016

 

"Not a do over"

3 of 5

Based on the description I thought this place would be great - it was fine, but not great. The first thing to greet you is all the "dont's" - don't park in the driveway, don't turn around in neighbors driveways, don't use the hot tub jets after 10pm, don't make any noise after 10pm, don't turn on outside lights unless you need to...I get that there are neighbors, but come on, we are on vacation. The house itself was fine, but one of the upstairs rooms smelled of urine, and the couch and chairs were stiff and not cozy. The game room was down the outside stairs, making it cumbersome to use, and it smelled a bit dingy and was unclean. I would have been less critical of this house had I paid less for it, but for the price, I wouldn't come back.

-FoodiefromCA on 10/03/2016

 

"Sweet Dreams"

4 of 5

Wonderful visit to area. Was very easy to book and access. Visited with my grown children and spouses we never felt crowded Loved the TweetDeck early month morning.

Manager Response:

Thanks so much for the review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Sweet Dreams and hope you'll be back soon. -Rachel, Russian River Getaways

-Darlene M on 07/09/2016

 

"Beautiful house away from people"

4 of 5

The house was exactly as described. Plenty of space for family of 6 with a dog. The grounds were not as pictured, but were still beautiful. There is no play structure. The deck, hot tub, outside furniture and grill was well maintained and made the stay even better. The location is about 20 minutes to the ocean and there are many hiking trails and parks in short driving distances. The kitchen was well stocked. The kids, my husband and I, enjoyed our stay.

-sixyates on 04/04/2016

 

"Nice but could use attention"

4 of 5

The house itself was very nice, but as previously described by others, not what the pictures and description indicated. The enclosed pet yard was detached well away from the main part of the house and the play structure was taped off and completely unusable, which was a disappointment with a toddler. Also, the house was further from the road, and therefore the parking, than described. Otherwise the rental was great for our group (privacy, etc.). The only issue that came up was that our wifi kept dropping it's connection horribly and I made a call to the office. Call was returned promptly and said a tech was on the road and would get back to me, which never happened. She did however tell me where the modem was, so I unplugged it and once I set it all back up again, it worked fine. Pool table and game room were GREAT, especially since this house is a bit secluded and it gave us plenty to do in our downtime. Hot tub was a bit murky but usable. Kitchen could have been better stocked, but I fancy myself a chef and may be biased in this category.

-jtntca on 10/13/2015

 

"Great house"

5 of 5

The house has a beautiful location. The fenced yard is great for dog visitors. The house is well equipped. We will rent this house again.

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 01/16/2014

 

"Week at the Russian River"

5 of 5

Six of us had a great time at the Russian River. Location was quiet and not too far from most of the places that were of interest to us.The house was well equipped and we had no problem feeding the 6 of us. The kids used the rec room quite a bit. Fixed lamb chops on the barbie and got compliments.The property was as described on the web page.My wife and I had 2 issues with the downstairs shower/bathtub: there should be hand bar to hold on when getting in and out of the bathtub and the plastic mat in the tub was painful to stand on.

Manager Response:

Thanks for your review and feedback on Sweet Dreams. We'll let the owners know about the mat and handle suggestion. We do hope you'll come back. -Rachel

-PAlbrecht on 08/18/2013

 

"comfortable, quiet, beautiful, but not toddler friendly"

3 of 5

Cute, well equipped, home in the beautiful redwoods. It was comfortable, beds, couch, floor plan worked well. Great that it was dog friendly with the fenced section, though it would have been nice for that to connected to the stairs going to the basement game room. All was good except it was not kid friendly for toddlers. Since it comes with pack and play, and baby gate I expected the gated deck would be good, but the boards around the deck were spaced to far apart - definitely not to building code. My grandson's (1.5 years old) head would easily fit thru, we had to follow his every move when out on the deck, therefore it was not at all relaxing. Also the access to the creek was a little bit farther than I expected. Otherwise I would have given it 4 stars.

Manager Response:

We're so sorry you felt concerned about your grandson's safety. We'll ask the owner to look into this right away, but it sounds as though this home was not quite right for your needs. We have about 90 other homes, so I'm sure we have something that will work better next time. Speaking with a live agent and asking lots of questions helps with making a good match. -Rachel, Russian River Getaways

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 08/01/2013

 

"hugely disappointed for our birthday celebration"

2 of 5

pros:Loved the high ceilings in the great room and the nice kitchen. Ramp from street parking to deckWas nice to put guest upstairs. Nice wooden floors. Barbeque on deck Close to the rugged ocean shore, Russian River, and a few vineyards.cons: Not as portrayed in photos. Parking on the street. Deck, table and chairs need to be stained, bleached cotton rugs in master bath, dirty carpet in bonus room, dirty carpet in master closet. Spiders in the Bonus room. Wooden floors were filthy. (We pay to have it clean and cleaned - Not satisfied.) Is in the woods so is rather dark. Better lights for reading would be nice in Master Bedroom. Hot tub problems 98 of degrees and murky not resolved in one hour. Called Spa service as told in the book of rules. 2.5 hours later spoke to the Spa tech who walked us through throwing the main electrical switch to reset the tub. Said the shock treatment was harmless and would clear in 24 hours. (Still can smell the chemicals in our swimsuits.) Also received a return call from Rental agency 2 days after we checked out returning our call regarding problem. When we rent a vacation home, we expect it to equal or be better accommodations than our own home. Sweet Dreams was not.

Manager Response:

We do our very best to return calls ASAP. Things do happen in our homes just as they may in your own and our goal is to remedy any situation that isn't making your stay what you expect it to be.
We apologize for any inconvenience you may have encountered and we have addressed the cleaning issues.
As far as spiders go, they live here amongst us and it's part of living in a redwood forest.
Russian River Getaways

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 06/17/2013

 

"Great Place!"

4 of 5

Our stay at Sweet Dreams was fantastic. The place was great, sunny, clean and stocked with everything we needed. My nephew and niece had fun learning how to play pool, and my sister had a good time reading the paper in the hammock. The beds were comfortable, with plenty of good linens. When I arrived I had a question about the hot tub, and when I called the number the technician was there (at 8pm) to explain a detail of how it worked. There was a glitch with the internet (I cannot survive without it) and when I called for help the friendly person on duty came over within five minutes (at 9:30 at night) and again, was able to solve the problem cheerfully. There were a couple of things which were not problems per se but should be clarified in the website info: the yard is overgrown and hilly--in the ad it looks like a good place to play or throw a ball for a dog, but it is not. Also, the access to the creek was not useful, it was steep and did not have a beach. It would be difficult to get in the water from there. However, we just drove to Monte Rio and had a great time, and rented a canoe and found our own private beach on the river for the day. All in all a great time.

Manager Response:

We always do our best to resolve any issue you may have. It's a very important goal for us here.
The problem with the creek access is that every year the creek changes depending on the amount of rain, or lack of, we receive during the winter months. We're sorry you weren't able to get down to it but at least you have a fun day on the river itself. We do apologize for the yard. The problem here in the forest is that suddenly everything is growing so quickly we can't keep up with it but we will look into it.
Russian River Getaways

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 06/13/2013

 

"In the woods....damp and dark"

3 of 5

We rented Sweet Dreams to share birthdays for Mom and son and to enjoy a mini-reunion. It is very sheltered by the trees with very little sunlight. We grilled the first evening. As others reported the kitchen is very well stocked with cooking essentials. Coffee pot perks but very slowly. Day two we had hot tub problems of murky water and a circuit breaker that needed to be re-set. Minor problem, but it took 2.5 + hours to correct. We were told the murky water had been shocked that day and it was not harmful. It was 98 degrees and unappealing. Kids used the pool table and boom box until a couple of spiders got the better of them. Laundry facilities are in the game room and worked well.It is a cute home. Our recommendation is that it be tidied up a bit with new or clean carpet in the game room and master closet. The master bath rugs had bleach stains on them and should be removed or replaced. The wood and tile floors were very nice. There were adequate supplies of towels and we brought our own beach towels for the hot tub as was stipulated.It is conveniently located to the ocean, Russian River and wine country. (Champagne tastings at Korbel, Iron Horse and Gloria Ferrer.) Beds were comfy. Would be helpful to have hooks in the bathroom.No AC, but whole house fan for ventilation. Heat worked efficiently.One of the stipulations is that you not use the driveway. It was a bit awkward unloading and packing the car. There is however a walkway from the road to the house for this. We did not appreciate leaving our car angled on the street. There was not much traffic so that turned out to not be a major concern. WiFi worked well. TV had cable. TV in Master Bedroom for dvds only. One birthday dinner was at Chef Patrick's in Guerneville. The waitress tried really hard to please. A bit pricey for what was served. Decent choices on the wine list. Entrees just so-so.Safeway's shelves were wiped pretty bare on the Sunday of our arrival. 4 events had taken place in Guerneville. If you arrive on a weekend, you might stock up in Santa Rosa rather than wait until you get to Guerneville.

-LassieBV on 06/06/2013

 

"This house delivered on everything from the sweet location to th"

5 of 5

This was a very comfortable stay and for a few moments I almost didn't want to leave. We've stayed at other rentals in the area and had a great time as well; however, what sets Sweet Dreams apart is that the house has everything you could want or need. It actually feels like a home and "it doesn't feel like a vacation rental..." was a common phrase coming out of everybody's mouth. The kitchen is well stocked with anything someone who likes to cook needs. The home is tastefully decorated, updated and in working condition. If we had to make any critical comments it would be that the neighbors are awfully close and that the hot tub smells like chemicals. Now, the neighbors aren't so much of an issue because the trees block them out, so it's not an issue unless you're loud. As for the hot tub, considering that others do use the hot tub - we're not totally opposed to making sure there's some cleaning agent to sanitize things. In short, this house is super comfortable and big enough to give people their own space. Kids can hang out in the play room downstairs or the play ground out front, dogs could also wander around the enclosed front area or gated deck. Adults can bounce back and forth between the hot tub on the deck or cozy great room next to the wood stove listening to music or watching movies. Another bonus is that the house is equipped with Wi-Fi so everyone can still stay connected in this otherwise remote location. Sweet Dreams was an awesome house and we definitely look forward to the next visit.

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 04/05/2013

 

"Amazing weekend at Sweet Dreams!"

5 of 5

We were at Sweet Dreams for President's Day Weekend; Two families, all together 4 adults, 3 little kids, and two large dogs.The place was perfect! Clean, beautifully decorated and furnished.The kitchen had more utensils and in better shape than i have at home (and we cook a lot!).The game room is a very nice extra, though with our young children we did't use it that much.The "backyard" is lots of fun, but could be kept a bit cleaner in terms of the little playground.The deck + BBQ + hot tub were perfect!The one small thing I need to note is that the living room itself is a bit small. It connects with the dining area to a pretty large area, but with small kids + dogs ( :) ) - you might need a bit more space.All in all a perfect getaway - warmly recommend!

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 03/06/2013

 

"Relaxing under the trees"

4 of 5

Wonderfully well equiped home. Nice home to relaxin. Our family had a wonderful time here even during a power outage.

-Jackie B on 01/03/2013

 

"Great house for a long weekend !"

5 of 5

We were in town from NYC for a wedding and used Sweet Dreams as our base camp for multiple outings including wine tasting, hiking, and kayaking the Russian River. The house has an excellent location. Inside the house, everything was perfect - excellent kitchen, great wood burning stove, and very comfortable beds. The deck outside was awesome as well. Our only complaint was that the hot tub water could have been a bit cleaner and warmer. Overall though, and excellent choice for the area and we would rent Sweet Dreams again for sure.

Manager Response:

We'll check out what might have happened with the hot tub. The hot tub controls should allow you to adjust the heat. The hot tub gets does get cool the longer the top is off, so perhaps that's what happened. In any case, we'll check to make sure it's working well. -Rachel, general manager

-mrbryan on 10/11/2012

 

"It was OK to stay"

3 of 5

The house itself was in good shape. Our complains are: beds are too soft. Size of quen size feels small, king bed makes wood noise every time you make a turn, parking spot along the road is good for average size car only, towels are not good, second bathroom door has no lock and in average condition not all dust was cleaned, kitchen is good, not too much sun during the day due to the deep forest location, play room is real plus for adults and kids.

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 09/20/2012

 

"Totally Great!!"

5 of 5

This house was perfect for our four day getaway. The house is clean and easily laid out. There was not anything I would do to improve it. The location is beautiful. In the forest, quiet and close to everything!We went to the ocean, did some beach combing, layed in the sun, kayaked on the river and the ocean, shopped, ate great meals, both at home and at the great restaurants available with gorgeous views. Even the teenager in our group had a great time. Being outside on the deck was the best, just enjoying the view and having meals and being in the hot tub. Perfect getaway!

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 09/06/2012

 

"Great rental house"

4 of 5

Recently stayed at Sweet Dreams during a wine country vacation with two other couples. Loved the home and the location (even though we originally thought it might be out of the way).

-arsilver on 07/18/2012

 

"Had fun!"

4 of 5

Stayed at Sweet Dreams for 3 nights. Had a great time. The pool / entertainment room downstairs was a bonus. The beds were all very comfortable. The backyard was great for the dogs once you got them in side it since it is separate from the house. There were four adults and one child for our visit and the house was a little on the small size but still comfy. The two drawbacks were the hot tub, the water was gross and not very warm. Also there is no classic Cazadero beach access to the house. You must use the public beach in Monte Rio. Again cozy and nice.

Manager Response:

We're so glad you enjoyed this wonderful home. The hot tub is serviced weekly, so it should have been fine, but in the future, if there are issues, please let us know so that we can fix them. In any case, we'll look into this. This house is not on the creek, but there is creek access walking distance from the house. -General Manager

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 04/18/2012

 

"30th Wedding anniversary - Honeymoon"

5 of 5

We celebrated our 30th anniversary in Russian River. The booking and check in process was very simple through Russian River Getaways. Sweet Dreams had everything we could have wanted. We appreciated the attention to detail which made our stay especially relaxing and romantic. We enjoyed the well equipped kitchen where we had a country breakfast and dinner every night of our stay. We only ended up using the bottom portion of the house since our friends were not able to make it. We spent our after noons touring around the area to Jenner, Fort Ross, all the small towns in the area and visiting wine country for the barrel tasting. Our evenings at the house we spent relaxing in the hot tub and playing pool after dinner.

Manager Response:

We're so glad this home made your special occasion even more special and that you enjoyed the location. Thanks for the compliment on our service, and we welcome your return. -General Manager

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 03/14/2012

 

"Good House"

4 of 5

The house is well equipped with a kitchen that has everything you need. Master bedroom was comfortable. Game room was nice and the house is situated in a nice area surrounded by redwoods. It rained the entire weekend, so we didn't spend to much time outside. Our dog did like the fenced in backyard, which is not connected to the house, so you have to walk the dog there. Not far at all, but just not an open the backdoor deal.

Manager Response:

Thanks for this nice and detailed review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. -GM

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 01/26/2012

 

"Cozy"

4 of 5

Great settingClean houseFun game roomawesome jacuzziNice bedsCozy feel to it all

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 10/05/2011

 

"Perfect for family members of all ages."

4 of 5

The house was great, the play structure for the kids was nice too. Having the game room was great except for the pool sticks (not sure of the correct term, cue?), the tips were very worn and uneven and only two of the sticks were usable, the other two had no tips. Not a big deal but would have been nice to have better equipment. Over all the house was clean except for some of the pots and pans. We had to wash them before use, looked like they had been put away dirty. The deck was wonderful, I loved that there were gates at every entry point. Made it easy to let my toddler hang out with us without having to worry about him wandering off. The hot tub was nice too!! Oh and all of the beds were comfortable! Would be nice to have larger towels for the hot tub, but again - not a big deal - just a "would have been nice" kind of thing. Over all I would stay here again and would reccomend other families to stay here as well. Keyless entry is awesome!!!

Manager Response:

Glad these folks had a good time. We're sorry about the pans. We do rely on guests to do a good job washing the dishes, and they don't always. Housekeeping spot checks the dishes, but they don't have time to check each and every dish between bookings, so sometimes, if there's no obvious dirt, they miss something. Guests can always call us, and we'll send someone to do the dishes. Guests are supposed to bring their own hot tub towels; the ones in the house are for bath/shower use only. The owner is replacing the pool sticks. -rkl

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 09/14/2011

 

"Great Weekend in the Redwoods"

4 of 5

My family stayed here for 4 nights in august, it was a great trip! The house is very nice, the deck is beautiful and the amenities in the house are great. Everything was spotless when we got there, and the check in process couldn't have been easier. The only difficulty we had was when we arrived, we got there late in the evening and it was very dark, there were no lights on so it was hard to find our way to the front door, which is around the back down a ramp. I would bring a flashlight with you if you're arriving after dark. Otherwise, it was a good location, a beautiful house and a wonderful trip!

Manager Response:

There are motion lights that should have come on and rope lighting on the path to the house. The owners will check this out and make sure any lights not working are fixed. -rkl

-Emily on 09/01/2011

 

"Quiet retreat in the redwoods."

4 of 5

Very good for a week. Remote but comfortable and very nice for some focused time with the family. If you need days packed with activities other than hiking and nature this may not be the right choice for you.

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 08/21/2011

 

"Pleasant and Relaxing (some maintenance notes too)"

4 of 5

Enjoyable location and a peaceful home to visit. Great location for walking and bike rides along a country road.Maintenace observations: Showerhead holder in downstairs bath is broken... ouch! when the shower head came tumbling down on my head. Comforter in the first floor bedroom needs cleaning - it has either a chocolate or blood spot. One pillow in the same bedroom is musty smelling. Thank you for doing maintenance on the hot tub asap on Tuesday. The Tub was great!Love the view in the back, the wonderful deck, and thank you for having a second propane tank on hand.

-SweetDreamer From OR on 07/06/2011

 

"Much needed get away"

4 of 5

Everything was pretty standard. There was nothing "extra" that would make me "highly" recommend this place. Likes: location, quietness, wrap around patio, dog friendlyDislikes: odor from kitchen cabinets, untidiness in kitchen drawer/cabinets, table on lower patio was surrounded by weeds. $100+ for cleaning service is too much for everything it is expected to do before check out.

Manager Response:

The big extra at this house is a big game room with pool table--pretty special--and the house is very well furnished. We'll take care of the kitchen cabinets and the weeds, but we're curious as to why this guest thought there was so much to do at check-out. All we ask is that you do your dishes and take the trash out which shouldn't be too onerous!

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 09/08/2010

 

"Great place, but horrible customer service. Won't be back."

2 of 5

We thought the cabin was fantastic. Very nice set up. A little far from the river (not walkable), so would probably choose a closer location next time.The real issue was how horrible rude folks affiliated with the rental were. My husband was walking out of the cabin (with an infant, a 3 year old and a 6 year old) at 11:06am after a 3 day rental. (This is literally 6 minutes after checkout time.) I was putting the last 4 or 5 dishes away. The cleaning woman walked in and yelled at us (scaring my children). "You have to get out now!" I attempted to explain that it was only 5 minutes after check out and I was putting away the last few dishes. She replied "That should have already been done. Get out now or you will be charged. Now!!!"Never in my life have I stayed in a place where there was not some grace period (usually an hour, minimum 15 minutes), but the real topper is how we were spoken to. She could have accomplished the same thing, but simply stating. "I am really sorry, but you're going to have to leave now. I'll put away the last few dishes. I just need to get things ready for the next guests." The experience with the housekeeper soured our vie on what would have otherwise been a very pleasant get away.

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 08/17/2010

 

"A very relaxing experience"

4 of 5

Everyone, including the dog, enjoyed themselves. The hot tub was a big plus, along with the high speed internet. The house had everything we could want, the only thing missing were bbq tools and a grill brush, but we made do. It is very comfortable and teenage boy in the crowd escaped to the downstairs for his own space.

Manager Response:

There were and are barbecue tools and grill brush at this house; they must not have been in an obvious place. We'll make sure they are easily found in the future.

-Kathy of Oakland on 08/03/2010

 

"Perfect Hideaway"

5 of 5

We took our two dogs and parents for our 4th trip to the Russian River area. The parents are both 83 so we were a little worried about acess but the woodbridge to the deck was safe and easy. We loved the mini forrest backyard and the gameroom. The beds were super comfy and the kitchen was great. We did not want to leave!

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 06/09/2010

 

"Fantastic"

5 of 5

Our experience was very pleasant. Everything from the booking of the house to the day we left was a good experience. We loved the key-less entry as this made "check-in and out" hassle free. We liked the quiet neighborhood and rustic location. The house was comfortable and had all the conveniences of home. Great experience and would use Russian River Getaways again.

-MNGal on 03/04/2010

 

"Cozy Haven"

5 of 5

We went to Sweet Dreams looking for a cozy comfortable place to spend Christmas. Having some experience renting homes for vacations, we were unsure about how well supplied the house would be, or what shape it would be in. We were pleasantly surprised on all counts. We had everything we needed in the kitchen, the house was immaculate, and we enjoyed a much needed break. Sweet Dreams is in a wonderful setting, and the back yard was perfect for our Lab to sniff. We will return.

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 01/13/2010

 

"Ode to Relaxation"

5 of 5

I have been spending many a vacation up at the Russian River and have felt a certain amount of charm that comes along with the vacation rental houses with mis-matched dishes, utensils and garage sale furniture and artwork. I almost needed a double take when I walked into Sweet Dreams with its first class design, artwork, towels and bedding. I feel like I truly have now "arrived". The back deck is sublime and we loved all of the games and movies available to its guests. This will be my new home away from home.

-San Francisco At Heart on 09/24/2009

 

"Too Many Rules"

3 of 5

The house was nice and well maintained. Booking online was easy and the keyless entry made arrival at any hour a breeze.However, I was quite taken aback by the rule book. I was expecting a welcome book with information we would need to make our stay more pleasant. Instead, it was an almost 20 page set of rules complete with threats of $1000 fines and threats of being banned for not following the rules to a tee. We are well traveled and have leased many multimillion dollar properties around California without incident and have never encountered such an unhospitable welcome or been burdened with cleaning to such an anal degree while being charged a fee of $120 for cleaning. This home was lovely, but the service was awful and I would not rent from this company again.

Manager Response:

We are flabberghasted at this review. The $1,000 fine is only if guests violate our occupancy limits and we have to be very strict about this. Our rules are pretty standard for management companies and we not require any cleaning before departure, except to make sure the dishes are cleaned and put away and the trash out in the trash cans. All of the rules are in the contract the guest signs, so there shouldn't be any surprise when you get to the house. The binder is full of information about the area and simply contains a copy of our policies which are not only in the agreement but also on our website.

Our rules are indeed such commonsense and there is no reason why a well-mannered guest should have any objection to them.

-monthly traveler on 09/24/2009

 

"relax and enjoy the wine"

5 of 5

We loved this cute little house. We traveled all day to the wineries and then went back the house and enjoyed our wine. The red woods were lovely, and we were not far from sanfranciso either. Great choice for some R&R and Lots of Wine.

-A FlipKey verified reviewer on 09/12/2009

 

"Tranquility"

5 of 5

The house, the peace and quiet, the atmosphere, were all extroidinary. Our family had the best vacation in years. The house was perfect as it had all the comforts of home, and then some. what made it especially nice was the fact that we were able to bring out dog with us.The accomodations were excellent. The beds were as soft and comfortable as our own, and there wasn't a single item we needed that wasn't there.The highlight was of course the pool table and hot tub. Every night we found ourselves going down for a little pool "tournament" and finishing the night with a nice relaxing hot tub looking up at the stars.We can't thank you enough and are hopefull to come back next year for a longer stay.

-Cknm on 08/20/2009

 

"Peace and quiet"

4 of 5

We love our stay there, the trees, the quiet, the creek. The neighborhood was very nice with quiet neighbors and such a beautiful setting. On the negative side, just a few more serving dishes and a bath mat for inside the tub would have been useful. We also had a little trouble with the light switches, finding out which one went to which lights, etc. The hot tub, got very foamy even though we showered before. Maybe that is normal with the tub that is there. All in all, it was a very enjoyable stay

-oaklandlulu on 07/09/2009

 

"Wonderful"

5 of 5

Sweet Dreams was a beautiful cabin. We celebrated our son's 8th grade graduation. It was relaxing and fun. Just what we needed. We would stay here again. We love these properties because we can bring our little dog.

-Sparky on 06/11/2009

 

"Great times at Sweet Dreams"

5 of 5

We had a wonderful time with family staying at Sweet Dreams. We flew into to Reno to spend a night with our son and his wife who we have not seen since they were married in August. Our duaghter was on spring break from college so she brought her room mate from Hong Kong along. They hung out at the house while the rest of us took in the annual Russian River Barrel Tasting event one day.We chose this house inititally becasue it was located very cloe to the wineries, slept 6 and had a hot tub. We were delighted to learn how close it was to the ocean (10 minutes), Red Wood parks, plus we were only an hour north of San Fransisco, so it was a perfect home base for multiple site seeing activites during the week.Since our family loves to cook, we were very pleased to find the kitchen well equipped with everything we needed. The grill was very nice. Beds were devine, better than ours at home. Our wine purchases tasted great in the hot tub. The girls hooked a wii to the TV and had lots of fun and plenty of room in the living room with that. Wish the weather had been a bit more dry and sunny, but having such a comfortable house to come back to each night helped!!

-Joane & Mark on 03/25/2009

 

"Lovely Home - Great Space"

3 of 5

We rented this cute house for my 40th birthday and had a blast! The house has a great layout, and is generally pretty well-stocked. The area is gorgeous, and despite the rain, we enjoyed a lovely walk down to the creek and further down Austin Creek Road. We also loved how close it is the the ocean - a bonus!A couple of issues:1) When we arrived, we had the wrong code to get into the home. This is not a problem with the house, per se. But, if someone had not left one of the side doors unlocked, we would have been out of luck. None of our cell phones worked, so we would have had to drive out of there to call or to head back to the rental office.2) The hottub was low when we got to the house; and, by the morning of our second full day, it suddenly drained itself. That was a major bummer, because the hottub was a key factor in deciding on a house to rent. We were offered a $25 refund to make up for this; but, considering how much we paid in all for fees and such, I think the bumping it up to at least cover our cleaning fee would've been nice.Again, overall we really like the house, and would come stay again. It was very cute and very clean. The folks at the RR Getaways were also extremely nice and professional each time we interacted with them.

Manager Response:

We're very sorry about the hot tub. It had a leak, but was replaced with a brand new one soon after this incident. Also, it's unusual for someone to get the wrong code since these are computer generated for the house and guest specifically; more likely that it was entered incorrectly. Had they driven the few minutes to get to a phone, they would have gotten our emergency tech who would have helped them gain entry. -rkl

-GK on 03/05/2009

 
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