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Get an overview of this hotelConvention hotel 1 mile from Cal Expo fairgrounds

On a private lake

This Sacramento hotel offers expansive resort and convention facilities amid 17 acres of grounds with a large manmade lake and an amphitheater, and is less than 4 miles from downtown Sacramento.

Summer concerts

Next to the pool area, the amphitheater hosts top-name performers at the Summer Concerts in the Grove series. Paddleboat and bicycle rentals, and dancing in the lounge are other activities.

Sleep Number Beds

The Red Lion Hotel Woodlake Conference Center Sacramento's guestrooms feature The Sleep Number Bed by Select Comfort™ and complimentary WiFi. Some rooms have water views.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Situated on 17 acres that include a lake, an outdoor amphitheater, and numerous conference spaces amid a complex of 9 buildings, the Red Lion Hotel Woodlake Conference Center Sacramento lies 1 mile from the Cal Expo fairgrounds and fewer than 4 miles from downtown. Free parking is available to guests during their stay.

The business center stays open 24 hours, and wireless Internet (surcharge) may be accessed in the lobby. On-site conference space measures 50,000 square feet. The Lakeside Bar & Grille serves California fresh cuisine.

The renowned Summer Concerts in the Grove series takes place in the hotel's amphitheatre (surcharges). Past performers have included Ray Charles, Kenny Loggins, and Blondie. An outdoor pool is available seasonally. Spa services include massages and aromatherapy treatments.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 50000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 4500 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 9 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 25 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa tub 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 306 
  • Wedding services 

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 

Where to Eat

Lakeside Bar & Grille - Contemporary multi-level restaurant overlooking the lake and fountain, offering California fresh cuisine. Complimentary full American buffet breakfast; à la carte lunch and dinner.

Lakeside Bar - Lounge that opens onto a large outdoor terrace. Fire pit overlooking lake, fountain, pool deck area, and amphitheater. Occasional entertainment including DJs, karaoke, and dancing. Bar menu and cocktails. Open early afternoon to late evening.

Java Coast - Gourmet coffee drinks, freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. Open early morning to early afternoon.

Nearby Things to Do

Built around a manmade lake with a fountain, the Woodlake Hotel offers a fleet of paddleboats that adult guests can rent. Adult guests can also rent bicycles. A circular pool, open seasonally, is paired with a spa tub and surrounded by an expansive sundeck. The fitness center is equipped with treadmills, stationary bikes, stair machines, and strength-training machines.

This hotel is a half-mile from the American River Parkway, a 23-mile green space alongside the banks of the American River, with trails for cycling, hiking, and running. White-water rafting is a popular river activity.

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


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 15 per night.


Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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.

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 75.00 per stay
  • Pet deposit: USD 50 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5.95 and USD 13.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 15 per pet, per stay
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 15.00 per night
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 15.00 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 15 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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