The Main Bar at The R3 Hotel

The R3 Hotel, Bar and Restaurant - Rio Bistro is the premier LGBTQ+ Entertainment Hotel in the Russian River area of Western Sonoma County.

  • Pool-1 Photo
  • Companion-Double-Room Photo 2
  • H-Suite Photo 3
  • Accessible-Room Photo 4
  • Inside-Bar Photo 5
  • Room King Photo 6
  • Outdoor-Bar Photo 7
  • Drag-Show Photo 8
  • Pool-1 Photo
  • Companion-Double-Room Photo 2
  • H-Suite Photo 3
  • Accessible-Room Photo 4
  • Inside-Bar Photo 5
  • Room King Photo 6
  • Outdoor-Bar Photo 7
  • Drag-Show Photo 8
  • Description
  • Amenities
  • Reviews
  • The R3 Hotel, Bar and Restaurant - Rio Bistro is the premier LGBTQ+ Entertainment Hotel in the 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, Rio Bistro restaurant and separate R3 Hotel bar and lounge surrounded by a sparkling pool and expansive sun decking and outside seasonal entertainment area.  The R3 Hotel is an adult establishment with 21 and over requirements, except when restaurant is opened.

    The R3 Hotel is central to the Russian River amenities, including river beaches, trendy restaurants, hip cafes, biking, hiking, world class Russian River, Dry Creek, Alexander Valley wineries and Armstrong Redwood Forest State Park. 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.

    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 throughout the year, Most notably Memorial Weekend, July 4, Labor Day, LGBTQ+ Russian River Women’s Weekend and Lazy Bear Week.  

    • Bar & Restaurant Amenities:
      • Comedy shows
      • Full bar
      • Happy hour
      • Karaoke
      • Serve beer and/or wine
      • Serve dinner
      • Serve lunch
    • Entree Price Range:
      • $ - Under $12
      • $$ - $13 to $25
      • $$$ - $26 to $50
    • Lodging Amenities:
      • Exterior Entrance to Rooms
      • Fireplaces in Rooms
      • Number of rooms or units: 23
      • Pool
    • Lodging Price Range:
      • $$ - $105-150
      • $$$ - $151 - 200
      • $$$$ - $200 up
    • Property Amenities:
      • Accessible
      • Outdoor seating
      • Pet friendly
      • Restaurant onsite
    • Absolute Gay Destination

      The R3 is an excellent place to stay for a gay weekend in Guerneville. The pool is always lively with mudslides flowing quite early. The music surrounding the pool area keeps the energy at the resort...

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    • Great people and great times

      Had a wonderful weekend after labor day with my partner at the R3. All the employees friendly and accommodating, the food at their restaurant is excellent and the fun environment a wonderful place...

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    • Bring your Dog!

      So...we got puppies in Feb. In June, my child was going to be away for the weekend up north and me and my husband decided to experiment with taking our dogs to a dog friendly place. R3 is where we...

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