The Magic Bus is a restored bus (wheels still intact!) that has been on our property for over 50 years. The bus interior has been rebuilt with reclaimed wood and features 1 Queen bed, 1 Full bed, (*BED LINENS ARE NOT PROVIDED-PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN BED LINENS) dining table and bench, refrigerator and microwave. External showers/bathrooms are just steps away. The Magic Bus is part of River Bend Resort which is a 17 acre property on the Russian River between the quaint towns of Forestville & Guerneville. The resort features tent camping, cabins, RV sites, an old fashioned gaming arcade, play structures, wifi, outdoor theater, horseshoe pits, General Store, laundry, and a private beach!
- Check in: After 2PM
- Check out: Before 11AM
- Cancellation policy: Moderate
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 2
- Accepts bookings: 12 months out Weeknight discount: 20% off
- Response time: Within 12 hours
- Response rate: 100%
The vibe at River Bend, Magic Bus
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The River Bend Resort is a beautiful and spacious property. Upon arrival, you check in at the General Store, which conveniently has plenty of supplies if you forgot to pack something for your stay! The communal bathroom and showers were clean and in a central location. The center of the property has the outdoor Lumberjack Theater, game/arcade rooms, and a playground. The Magic Bus has a mini kitchen and dining table, as well as a picnic table outside. With two beds, its perfect for up to 4 people to sleep in. We loved the string lights and fun paintings on the window and outside of the bus. There are curtains for all the windows, which is nice for privacy in the evenings. Our favorite part of our stay was the private access to the Russian River. Its a quick walk from the Magic Bus and a great place to hang out during the day.
We all loved the magic bus, our son especially LOVED staying on the Magic Bus & having his own loft room. The beds were comfortable, and the bus was equipped with power, lights, and a mini fridge (FYI no bedding or pillows, so don't forget to bring yours like I did!). There is a playground right next to the bus, witch was great for our son, but could get a bit loud at times. The bathrooms were clean and stocked with paper & soap at all times. We stayed during a holiday weekend, so they had a lot of kid activities...face painting, bingo, and movies. It was so fun for our son, and we loved the opportunity to get some adult time during the movie! The staff and the hosts were all so nice & informative. Loved how close we were to the river & loved the private beach, we will definitely return!!
The place was great...loved the bus and the access to the beach was wonderful.
The team was there to help with everything.
Only downside it they list having wi-finbut access was very spotty. Perfect if you want to get away from it all.