90.0% Based on 221 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

At Mountain Retreat Resort, a VRI Resort you'll be steps from Sequoia Woods Country Club and Golf Course and 4.6 km (2.9 mi) from Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Highlights at this property include an indoor swimming pool, and in-room kitchens and washers/dryers.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 31 individually decorated condos feature free WiFi, 2 bathrooms, and fireplaces. Kitchens come with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops, making in-room dining convenient. You'll find nice touches like designer toiletries and pillowtop beds to enhance your stay. Balconies, sofa beds, and living rooms are also available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Enjoy the spa tub and sauna as well as access to motor boating and basketball. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in a common area, and spa services. There's also the convenience of self parking.

With a stay at this Arnold property, you'll be 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Arnold Rim Trail and 4.1 km (2.6 mi) from Meadowmont Golf Course.

Room, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max
$204 per night

Superior Room, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

90.0% of guests recommend out of 221 reviews

Excellent 142
Good 56
Average 14
Poor 7
Terrible 2
Value <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Mountain Retreat Resort, a VRI Resort

Location 936 Cypress Point Dr, Arnold, CA 95223

Property Features

Mountain Retreat Resort, a VRI Resort offers its guests an indoor pool, a spa tub, and a sauna. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. Spa services, a library, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at Mountain Retreat Resort, a VRI Resort. For a fee, parking is available. This Arnold condo is smoke free.

  • 31 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 15 buildings
  • Built in 1982
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Business facilities
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Indoor pool
  • Separate living room
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Separate dining area
  • Sofa bed
  • Washer/dryer
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • DVD player


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.) (180.6 km / 112.2 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Mountain Retreat Resort, a VRI Resort offers 31 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature fireplaces and washers/dryers. Rooms open to balconies. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate living rooms and include sofa beds. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. 19-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels and DVD players. Kitchens offer full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include designer toiletries and hair dryers. This Arnold condo provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

  • In-room kitchen
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Fireplace
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Fishing on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Motor boating on site
  • Downhill skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • No pets allowed


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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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 rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Minimum guest age is


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 10.60 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Spa tub access
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Lending library access

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Cleaning/housekeeping/linens are available for an additional fee

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Mountain Retreat Arnold
  • Mountain Retreat Resort Arnold
  • Resort Retreat
  • Retreat Mountain
  • Retreat Resort
  • Mountain Retreat Hotel Arnold

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times. For reservations, contact the condo before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.