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Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016

I love my visits to the Ojai Retreat. The quiet, the views, the lovely simple breakfasts. It's a wonderful place to rest, read, create (I write there), and recharge after living in nearby Los Angeles. I've been visiting regularly for several years, and I can't wait to go back.

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

I was pulled to the Ojai Retreat when I came across the website earlier in the year when I booked my flight to LA. I travelled from Venice, LA, which took 90 minutes. I arrived and immeditately felt the peace and tranquility of the retreat. I just sat down in the outside areas under the shade of the many trees... More 

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Huntington Beach
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is where you go when you want to unplug for a while, listen to the crickets singing at night, and songbirds at daybreak. Vast canyons, quiet nights, and sunny, peaceful days. I highly recommend this venue for a day or two (or more!) to re-boot and heal. NOTE: Do yourself a favor and have dinner at The Ranch House... More 

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Thank Leslie M
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

I loved the Ojai Retreat. It was clean, comfortable and peaceful. It was very reasonably priced and included breakfast and access to the library/quiet areas 24hrs a day including tea and coffee. Ulrich went out of his way to ensure I had a wonderful trip and I would highly recommend this place!

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Paso Robles, California
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

The staff was friendly, helpful. My room was very private with beautiful views. The room was attractively decorated, and furnished. Loved my private outside sitting area where I did my morning yoga. The Sky room allowed me to see the sunset not visible from most parts of the property mostly because of trees.

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a great place if you want a quiet break from life's demands in a beautiful setting with views of the surrounding mountains. The rooms are simple, yet clean and well-supplied. The grounds are clean and beautiful. The vibe is one of quietness and contemplation. The best vegetarian breakfast you'll ever see and eat is included with the room:... More 

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

I loved everything about this place and our room! The room and common areas were well maintained and very clean. There is a serene, retreat-like feel to the place. The view from our room overlooking the valley was breath-taking! The complimentary breakfast was fresh and flavorful. I was actually surprised by how reasonably priced the room was for the quality.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

This was my second time staying at the Ojai Retreat, but it will not be my last. It's a perfect getaway for a quiet, relaxing, vacation. The grounds are gorgeous and peaceful and there are beautiful trails for walking and hiking. The rooms are comfortable and daily cleaning service is available. The Ojai Retreat is located at the top of... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Ojai Retreat was exactly what we needed to celebrate our 48th anniversary! It’s quiet, secluded, bans children under 12 and pets, and it has no television. Tranquil doesn’t begin to describe it! The retreat is located atop a hill, west of the town of Ojai. It consists of four buildings containing rooms, plus a large main house, which houses rooms... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

The Ojai retreat is aptly named, as it is truly a retreat from the stresses and noise of everyday life. Situated high on a hill with spectacular views, the grounds are quiet and lovely, and you feel like you have stepped into your own private world of peace. The staff is very friendly and accommodating, the facilities are charming, the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ojai Retreat is a 5-acre haven of beauty with exquisite views, lush gardens and tranquility. There are 12 completely renovated bedrooms most with private garden or patio, all with views. A delicious European-style breakfast is included. There is a spacious living/meeting room and Quiet room with small library. Free wireless internet in all rooms and throughout the property. TV-and telephone-free rooms to preserve tranquility. Yoga classes and massages are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ojai Retreat

Address: 160 Besant Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-2305
Region: United States > California > Ojai
Price Range: $160 - $276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ojai Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Good views in The Oak Room and The Garden Room”
 of 5 bubbles L2143YBsharono, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“My two sisters and I stayed at The Ojai Suite, which is a small yet roomy cottage. Sleeps four.”
 of 5 bubbles 629LeslieM, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I loved the Oak Cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles tinaa163, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The Sky room had great views, very private”
 of 5 bubbles NCole805, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are a variety of rooms at a variety of prices. I stayed the in the smallest room....I shared a bathroom. Everything was great.”
 of 5 bubbles Q8693CBrickh, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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