Comfortable and luxurious backcountry accommodations
Unplug and Recharge
Heartwood offers a variety of ways to stay with us. Choices range from a Madrone King Ensuite to a campsite in the middle of the forest. All of our lodging options have beautiful surroundings that invite you to return to nature. Deer, turkeys, and other wild animals are often seen and heard by guests. The 200-acre property is the perfect location for a weekend getaway, your next group event, or select from one of the many programs or retreats we offer throughout the year.
King and Queen suites in Madrone
Madrone & Sunrise Dorms
The Madrone Building is located in a forested section of the property. The nine earth conscious rooms have cork floors, simple furnishings, desk, and a wrap around covered walkway. Beautiful tile work adorns the four shared toilet rooms and two shared shower rooms within the building. These rooms are double occupancy with your choice of a Full, Queen, or King sized bed.
The Sunrise Building is located between the Straw-bale Meditation Temple and the Yoga Barn. The three rooms have cork floors, a desk, and a bookcase. The shared bathroom has two toilets, two sinks and two showers can be accessed in the center of the building. Also located in the Sunrise Building is the Sunrise Classroom, which is a large space for classes, meetings, and retreats.
Rooms range from $112 – $165 per night plus tax.
Weekly discounts available.
Bungalows & Cabinettes
Nestled in a forested grove on the lower portion of the property, you will find the Bungalows. Our stand-alone cabins offer a full-size bed in the loft, a desk, bookshelf, and covered porch. The Bungalow Bath House is nearby with an outdoor shower and indoor double vanity sink. The toilets and laundry room are a two-minute walk down the road to the indoor Manzanita Bath House. The Lodge, Sauna, and Hot Tub are a 5-minute walk uphill.
Bungalows and Cabinettes start at $95-$135 per night plus tax.
Monthly discounts available.
Manzanita Bath House is available for guests staying on the lower portion of the property, including Manzanita Rooms, Bungalows, and camping areas. There is a men’s side and a women’s side, offering on each side two showers, one toilet and a sink. The Bath House is located next to the Manzanita building.
The Cabinettes are stand-alone tiny cabins located next to the Ceramics Yurt. They are simply furnished with a bed, desk, lighting, outlets, and a covered entryway. The Lodge, Hot Tub, and Sauna are just a short walk away from these cabins.
- main lodge & community hub
- dormitory style lodging
- cabins & bungalows
- forest and meadow camping
- indoor classroom camping
- Welcome Center & Store
- catering options for groups
- outdoor patio for music & activities
Campsites start at $26 per night plus tax.
- swimming pool
- jacuzzi hot tub
- cedar sauna
- massage therapists on call
- ongoing classes
- classroom and meeting space
- meditation temple
- historic cob house
Camping at Heartwood
Across our property are 25 campsites for you to choose from. We have Douglas Fir woodland campsites, Madrone forest campsites, meadow campsites and more. We also allow you to camp in your vehicle on our property for the same rate. When you check in at the Welcome Center we will help you find the best spot suited to your needs. All campsites are located a short distance from shared toilets and showers, with minimal amenities onsite. Campers should bring all necessary camping equipment.
Campsites are $36 per night plus tax
Frequently Asked Questions
Are the Sauna and Hot Tub open?
Following the State and County Guidelines, we do not have the Sauna and Hot Tub open for any guests at this time.
Is the Pool open?
The Pool is open in the summer. Dependent on State and County Guidelines, we will be opening the Pool with modifications in place beginning on May 26th, 2021.
When is the Welcome center open?
During the Soft Opening, the Welcome Center is open Friday from 3:00pm - 5:00pm and Saturday from 11am-12pm. You can call the Front Desk during these hours at 707-923-5000.
Is there wireless internet?
Wireless internet is available for purchase at the Welcome Center in 1GB increments for $10 per GB for nightly and weekly guests.
Are their meals provided?
No. The Lodge Commercial Kitchen provides meals for group events of 15 or more people only at this time. If you would like to inquire about having a group meal or special event, fill out our Event Inquiry Form.
What is your pet policy?
Heartwood is a wildlife sanctuary and is unable to accommodate visiting pets. Please honor our no pets policy by leaving your furry family members at home. If you have a service animal, please let our front desk know when you make your reservation, so we can make proper arrangements for you.
What do I bring to stay the night at Heartwood?
We recommend you bring the following items for your stay.
- Face Masks: Whether you have been vaccinated or not, we do require face masks to be worn during check in, and when you are in a shared indoor space such as the Guest Kitchen.
- Hand Sanitizer: In the interest of keeping yourself and others as safe as possible, bring hand sanitizer to regularly clean your hands if you are not able to be close to a sink to wash your hands.
- Toiletries: Bring biodegradable soaps to use in our shower and bathroom facilities. We provide toilet paper, hand soap, and paper towels, but not toiletries.
- Food: Bring all food you will need during your stay. There are two shared Guest Kitchens onsite that have refrigerators that you may store your food in.
- Hiking boots: Bring adequate, sturdy footwear.
- Versatile attire: Bring clothing for hot and dry as well as cool and damp weather.
- Flashlight and Batteries: there are lights around the property at night, but we recommend bringing a flashlight as well.
What should I expect if I am staying in lodging?
We provide towels, sheets, and blankets. Rooms will not be cleaned or refreshed during your stay.
What should I bring to Heartwood if I am camping?
Bring camping gear (tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad), towel(s), and a reusable water bottle.
What not to bring to Heartwood:
Please do not bring any sage, incense, candles, camp stoves, sparklers, fireworks, pets, or guns.
Can I smoke at Heartwood?
You can smoke in the designated areas, which include the cement pads around the lodging areas, the Smoking Temple (by the Lodge), and the smoking area by the Facilities/Maintenance building.
Can I bring my bike?
The dirt roads at Heartwood can be steep and slippery. We don’t recommend you bring a bike for your stay.
Are you handicapped accessible?
The Heartwood property is steep and mostly unpaved, but we do offer handicapped accessibility to a few of our. Room #32 in the Madrone building is an ADA accessible room with a private bathroom, ADA parking is found at the Madrone building, as well. Please call the Welcome Center at 707-923-5000 and let us know how we can assist you during your visit.
What type of weather conditions are at your location?
Please come prepared for warm days and cool nights. In the winter months, we can experience snow and cold rain, so you will want to pack layers to keep yourself warm and dry (jackets, hats, gloves, waterproof boots, etc). In the summer we experience temperatures ranging from 80-100 degrees during the day and cooler temperatures at night due to the coastal breezes and fog that move in through the valley. Heartwood is steep and requires good hiking shoes. Sandals also work, but if you wish to have supported ankles, please bring your hiking boots.
I am interested in working at Heartwood. How do I apply for open positions?
Currently, we are not hiring. You can send an email to [email protected] with your name, skills, and reason you would want to work at Heartwood, if you want to be on a waiting list when positions do become available.