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Knotty & Nice - Spa-Kayaks-Available 7/28-7/29 (2 nights)

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3 bedrooms, Internet
Living Room

Overview of Knotty & Nice - Spa-Kayaks-Available 7/28-7/29 (2 nights)

Knotty & Nice - Spa-Kayaks-Available 7/28-7/29 (2 nights)

4.9/5 Exceptional

Entire cabin

3 bedrooms3 bathroomsSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Outdoor Space
Guerneville, CA

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPee Wee Golf and Arcade3 min drive
  • Popular LocationNorthwood Golf Club3 min drive
  • Popular LocationJohnson's Beach4 min drive
  • AirportSanta Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County)27 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 6
900 sq ft
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 3
    No shower or bathtub

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cabin to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Knotty & Nice - Spa-Kayaks-Available 7/28-7/29 (2 nights)

Family-friendly cabin in Guerneville with spa tub
Available 7/28-7/29 (2 nights)

COVID-19 POLICY Cancellation Policy - In the event the County of Sonoma has a continuing prohibition of the short-term rental of vacation rentals on the day prior to the scheduled Check-In date, Owner reserves the right to cancel the reservation and issue a full refund of those amounts paid to Owner. Due to increased health concerns for the near future, we strongly encourage Tenant to investigate and consider the purchase of Trip Insurance.

Welcome to the Knotty and Nice Inn, an adorable little cabin nestled amongst a grove of towering redwoods near the Russian River. Conveniently located on a charming private lane, just a short stroll from the river and cute little town of Guerneville, the Knotty and Nice is the perfect hub for your wine country vacation. This vintage Russian River knotty pine classic has been lovingly restored to its former glory – but with all of the modern niceties for your comfortable stay. Start your day with a cup of morning coffee on the front porch, followed by a paddle down the scenic Russian River in one of our complimentary watercraft - or perhaps a hike among the towering giants in nearby Armstrong Woods, a leisurely day of wine tasting at one of our nearby wineries, or a drive along the Pacific Ocean. With no shortage of nearby adventures, at the end of the day, you’ll be ready to unwind in our soothing five-person spa located under an enchanting redwood canopy. When dinnertime beckons, you’ll find many excellent dining options in downtown Guerneville or any one of our quaint nearby towns. After dinner, enjoy a nice bottle from one of our world class wineries by the warmth of our outdoor fireplace. Rest well in our comfy beds, as tomorrow’s another adventure at the river.


• 3-bedroom/1.5-bath vintage Knotty pine cabin, fully renovated in 2015 with modern amenities
• 5-minute walk to the river and 10-minute walk to town
• Well-stocked kitchen with stainless steel appliances
• Five-person spa and private outdoor rain can shower (hot water)
• 2 fireplaces - Indoor gas and Outdoor wood-burning (plenty of wood provided)
• 2 Kayaks with and life jackets provided for seasonal use (for those with SUVs or pickups)
• His and Hers cruiser bikes (available late Spring through early Fall)
• Flat panel smart TVs in the living room and master bedroom
• Front porch, rear deck, landscaped front and rear yards
• Three-burner Weber gas BBQ (hard-piped so you will never run out of gas or need to change tanks)
• Plenty of off-street parking
• On-site lock-box allows spur of the moment bookings & eliminates the need to pick up/drop off keys

IMPORTANT OCCUPANCY CONSIDERATIONS – We do limit our overnight occupancy to 6 persons (4 adults max) and our daytime occupancy to 8 persons (6 adults max). Please do not submit a reservation request if you will exceed our occupancy limits.

LOCATION – This charming 3 Bedroom/1.5 Bath vintage Russian River cottage is conveniently located on a private lane one quarter mile from the local beach and one mile west of charming downtown Guerneville. With numerous wineries located just minutes away, Guerneville is the perfect hub for your wine tasting expeditions. Other attractions within 30 minutes of our home are the local redwood forests, the oceanfront towns of Jen Occidental. TWO BEAUTIFUL FIREPLACES – If you enjoy the warmth and ambiance of a nice fire but don’t want to hassle with starting a fire, you’ll appreciate the gas fireplace in the living room. If, on the other hand, you prefer the real thing, we have you covered with a very cool outdoor fireplace located in the back yard (complimentary firewood is provided). SUNDANCE SPA – Hot tub lovers will appreciate the five-person spa located in a private gazebo, under the redwoods canopy, on the back deck. Kids young and old will love the private outdoor rain can shower (hot and cold water) located a few steps away from the spa.WATERCRAFT – For those of you with pickups or SUVs, we provide two kayaks, paddles, and life jackets for seasonal use. We highly recommend the two-hour float from the nearby local beach (1/4 of a mile east) to the takeout in Monte Rio west of town. BEDROOMS – Our bedrooms feature high thread-count linens, plenty of comfy down pillows (synthetic also available), down comforters, and new queen pillow top mattresses in the master and guest bedrooms. The built-in bunk beds in the bunk room (also in with down comforters and pillows) are sure to be a big hit with the kids. BATHROOMS – Knotty and Nice features a newly renovated full bath with walk-in shower and direct access from both the master bedroom and guest bedroom hallway (two locking doors for privacy). Larger groups will appreciate the additional half-bath located off the great room and the large private outdoor shower, located by the hot tub. We provide plenty of towels for the house and hot tub, plus shampoo, conditioner, soap, and blow dryer.WELL STOCKED KITCHEN – Our fully-renovated kitchen features stainless steel appliances, microwave, toaster, blender, and stainless-steel cookware. You will find our home will stocked with supplies, including an extensive spice collection, olive oil, balsamic, cooking oil, flour and baking supplies, coffee/teas, sugar/honey/cocoa, and more. OTHER TIDBITS - Plenty of off-street Parking...10 minute walk to downtown Guerneville and Safeway...Landline Phone....Wireless Internet…Netflix…Cable TV…High Definition 40” and 50" flat panel Smart TVs (master bedroom and living room)…Linens and Towels furnace.RATES AND AVAILABILITY - We do offer Book It Now, which allows you to book our cabin and check in within a matter of minutes. --SONOMA COUNTY TOT CERTIFICATE NUMBER #659N--PERMIT #ZPE15-0500-Keywords - House, Home, Cabin, River, Hot Tub, Kayak, Canoe, Boat, Swim, Redwoods, Peaceful, Location, Walk to Town, Wine Country, Ocean, Yard, Non-Smoking, Spa, Wood Burning Fireplace, Gas Fireplace, Off Street Parking, Available, Flat Panel TV, Cable, Russian River, Spa, House, Fishing, No Pets, Redwood, Vineyards, Wineries, Self-Catering, Free WifiKnotty & Nice - Hot Tub / Boats / Walk to Town & River / 3BR / Outdoor Fireplace
Rooms open to patios. Accommodations offer separate dining areas. Bathrooms include showers.
Recreational amenities at the cabin include a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Ken & Rebecca (Knotty and Nice Inn)

Property amenities


  • Spa tub


  • Internet access

Parking and transportation

  • Car required


  • 3 bedrooms


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Shower

Living spaces

  • Dining room

Outdoor areas

  • Patio


  • Near laundromat

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Power boating nearby


  • Sleeps 6

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Knotty Nice Hot Tub Kayaks Walk Town River 3BR Outdoor Fireplac
Knotty Nice Hot Tub Kayaks Walk Town River 3BR Outdoor Fireplac
Knotty Nice Spa kayaks available 7/28 7/29
Knotty Nice Spa kayaks avialable 7/14 7/17 7/20 7/30
Knotty Nice Spa Kayaks Available 7/28 7/29 (2 nights)
Knotty & Nice - Spa-Kayaks-Available 7/28-7/29 (2 nights) Cabin

About this area


Located in Guerneville, this cabin is in a rural area. Main Stage West and Pacific Coast Air Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Potter Schoolhouse and Fort Ross State Historic Park. Traveling with kids? Consider Pee Wee Golf and Arcade and Wild Flour Organic Gardens. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching. Guests appreciate the property's central location.

What's nearby

  • Pee Wee Golf and Arcade - 3 min drive
  • Northwood Golf Club - 3 min drive
  • Johnson's Beach - 4 min drive
  • Korbel Champagne Cellars - 6 min drive
  • Porter-Bass Vineyard - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 107 min drive


  • Garden Grill — 6 min walk
  • Dawn Ranch Lodge - Agriculture Public House — 17 min walk
  • Stumptown Brewery — 3 min drive
  • Rio Nido Roadhouse — 5 min drive
  • Village Inn & Restaurant — 5 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 69 out of 75 reviews
5 - Excellent 92%
Rating 4 - Good. 6 out of 75 reviews
4 - Good 8%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 75 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 75 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 75 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4/5 Good

Relaxing stay
Cute cabin with good amenities.

5/5 Excellent

Wonderful Cabin in a great location!
We loved our stay (4 adults, 2 young kids). We enjoyed the property and spent time on the deck/in the backyard. Close proximity to a small beach, we were able to walk there (the beach does get busy on the weekend, but it we went in the morning). House also comes with kayaks and a canoe to enjoy the river! Would definitely book again.

5/5 Excellent

Great stay
We had a great time. The house is very cute and comfortable. We had 2 couples with 1 kid each and there was more than enough room. The river is close. Only sketchy part is the walk in the road to get to the entrance. Lots of cars so you have to be careful with the little ones. They had everything you need for the river to relax and have fun. I didn’t see this noted on their reviews but they have a high chair and Pack n’ Play. Good to enough if you like to travel light. Overall stay was great!

5/5 Excellent

This place is amazing
We loved this place so much. Walking distance from a small beach on the river, hot tub and fireplace and a barbecue. I've already decided I will try to book this place again when we come back to guerneville.

5/5 Excellent

Cozy and Comfortable House
The property is a comfortable and cozy house. Everything was very clean when we arrived and getting into the house was easy. The front porch and back deck were great spaces to hang outside. The hot tub was a great option, and the view up into the redwoods was really cool. We used the two single-person kayaks to cruise around the estuary by Jenner, and we floated down the Russian River a different day. The house had all the small amenities that you would expect. We would definitely visit again.