The Red Lion Hotel Woodlake, previously a Radisson property, is situated among shopping and local businesses, along Highway 160. Offering a man-made lake, an outdoor pool and on-site restaurants, this property is well suited for guests who prefer more resort-style accommodations.
This hotel is 100% smoke free and all 335 rooms include free Wi-Fi, a 37" flat screen TV, a coffeemaker, an iron and ironing board, and individual climate control. Suites also include a separate living room and a dining area. Select rooms and suites also feature a private balcony with views of the lake and fountain. Rooms and suites are furnished with two double beds or one king bed.
Free parking is available on site and pets are permitted in select rooms for an additional fee of $15 per stay.
A free breakfast is served daily from 6:30 am to 10:30 am. The on-site Lakeside Bar and Grill serves lunch and dinner. This hotel also has an on-site coffee shop and room service is available. The bar also features live entertainment.
Other on-site amenities include an outdoor lakeside pool, a hot tub, a private man-made lake and fountain, a fitness centre, meeting and conference space, laundry service and a 24-hour front desk.
The Erickson and Johnston Industrial Parks are each about 3 minutes away by car, while the Arden Fair Mall is a 4-minute drive away. Raging Waters, a water park, is 5 minutes away by car. Old Town Sacramento, which includes a state park, shopping and dining, is 10 minutes away by car, while Crest Theatre is an 11-minute drive away.
The California State Capitol, Sacramento Zoo, California Automobile Museum and the Crocker Art Museum are all within a 12-minute drive away.
Sacramento International Airport (SMF) is about 20 minutes away by car. (All driving time estimates: Google Maps)
There were few compliments found for this property, among the reviews used for this analysis. However, a few guests enjoyed the views of the lake and the private balconies included with Lakeview rooms.
The front desk staff were complimented, by a few guests, for their friendly and welcoming service.
A couple of guests specifically mentioned that the grounds were beautiful, while a couple of other reviewers enjoyed the outdoor pool area.
Many guests expressed concerns about the condition of their rooms, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. Reviewers described their rooms as old, dated and rundown. Guests mentioned worn carpeting, poor TV reception and water-stained and leaky ceiling tiles. One guest described his room as dingy, while a couple of reviewers said that the rundown appearance resulted in their rooms not appearing clean.
A few reviewers complained that the Sleep Number beds in their rooms were not working properly and that the beds were uncomfortable. A couple of guests described an unpleasant damp or musty odour in their rooms, while a couple of other guests said that their shower was not working properly or that there was no hot water.
A few guests complained that the phones in their room were not working, while a few other reviewers said that the in-room air-conditioning units were noisy and not in good working order.
Some noise disturbances were described by a few guests, including noise from a neighbouring room, noise from geese and the fountain in the lake area, and train traffic.
A few guests complained that the wait staff at the on-site restaurants were disinterested.
gave this hotel an average score of 3.5 out of 5, with 71% of 319 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #63 out of 86 hotels in Sacramento, with an average score of 2.5 out of 5, from 151 reviews.