About Us

The R3 Hotel

The R3 Hotel, Restaurant and Bar is the premier LGBTQIA+ entertainment resort in the lower Russian river area of Western Sonoma County. Located in the charming, rustic village of Guerneville blends majestic redwoods, cool river waters and a laid back attitude. Featuring 23 guest rooms, restaurant and freestanding bar and lounge surrounded by a sparkling pool and expansive sun decking. 

 A Popular Getaway For Over Three Decades

The R3 Hotel is central to the Russian River amenities, including river beaches, trendy restaurants, hip cafes, biking, hiking and redwood forest preserves. Located in Guerneville, a favorite San Francisco getaway located approximately 1.5 hrs. from the Bay Area and well known for its natural beauty and activities.  Serving the LGBTQIA+ community is gay owned and operated and is straight friendly.

The Grounds

Originally built as a drive in motor lodge, the property still retains the U-shaped configuration with a central bar and pool surrounded by walk ways, decking, mature landscaping and countless container plantings. The seasonal Pool Bar and Outdoor Grill serves the very popular venue, which is host to sun seekers in the daytime and lively entertainment on the outdoor stage in the evenings.  

The R3 Hotel is also the host to many very successful event weekends, including Russian River Women’s Weekend and the Lazy Bear Week. Continuing the tradition of drag show, drag brunches and themed evening parties.

Pool at the R3