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Sparrows Lodge

Caters to Adults Architecture: Historic
Locally Owned


Sparrows Lodge will welcome you roadside with a simple hand-painted sign with two Sparrows. The Sparrows Lodge has a modern rustic vibe that carries through to our rooms, communal barn, outdoor fire pit and vegetable garden.



Originally built as Castle’s Red Barn in 1951 by MGM actor Don Castle, it was one of the original resort getaways for Hollywood elite. Legend has it that iconic actress Elizabeth Montgomery had her first marriage at the Red Barn. The property also has had incarnations as Catalina Palms, El Rancho Lodge and now Sparrows Lodge. The Lodge was fully restored in 2013 and many of the original buildings are still in use with modern updates retaining the charm of the original Red Barn.

Sparrows Lodge Rooms

The 20-rooms feature exposed beam ceilings, russet red walls, concrete floors with inlaid pebbles and butterfly chairs. Swiss army blankets top plush mattresses, and instead of closets you’ll find a metal footlocker along with hooks and hangers. Bathrooms feature rain showers, designer toiletries and many include horse troughs as bathtubs. Most rooms have private patios.

Poolside Room are approximately 300 sq. ft. and feature unique artwork. Garden Rooms are about 400 sq. ft. and are more secluded, located in the garden section of the property. Want something bigger? Book The Cabin with 500 sq. ft. of space, their most secluded room. This has a large living room separate from the bedroom and your own private patio.

The Owner’s Suite is our most exclusive accommodation, sized approximately 800 sq. feet with high ceilings and an open loft like space. The suite features a separate living area, gas fireplace. The bathroom features a large steel horse trough bath tub and open shower with rain head.

With no televisions or phones in the rooms, there is an environment of ease and simplicity.

The Cabin at Sparrows Lodge
The Cabin at Sparrows Lodge

The Barn Kitchen

The Barn Kitchen serves a complementary to-go style breakfast for hotel guests which consists of things like banana bread, yogurt, granola, fruit, toast, and La Vittoria Coffee.

They are also open for lunch and dinner, which is available to both hotel and outside guests. They offer a refined take on rustic American cuisine with a focus on local ingredients. By creating a communal dining atmosphere with a communal table, they invite all of guests to make meaningful connections and savor each experience.

The drink menu includes special selections of microbrews, wine, champagne, specialty drinks and sodas.

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  • Bikes
  • Breakfast Included
  • EV Charging Station
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Hot Tub
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Spa Facility
  • Swimming Pool

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