On the outskirts of Walnut Grove, in the deepest reaches of the Delta, one comes upon a large and striking pink building. It is the Ryde Hotel, a nostalgic reminder of glamorous eras gone by and a contemporary venue popular for weddings and Sunday brunch.
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With its pink stucco exterior and tile roof. the Ryde Hotel has been a Delta landmark since 1927.
Sarah Fox, general manager of the Ryde Hotel, and her daughter, Madison, take in the view from the roof of the Ryde Hotel.
A sign leads to the downstairs lounge and reception area, which features a dance floor.
The hotel provides a large dock on the Sacramento River, allowing visitors to arrive by water.
Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 1:00 pm
After a mere moment of hesitation, Sarah Fox, general manager of the Ryde Hotel, agreed to lead an impromptu excursion.
She would take a visitor up three flight of stairs to the officially off-limits roof of the Ryde Hotel, where the views of the surrounding Delta were said to be striking. Her daughter, Madison, who had stopped by the hotel after school let out, wanted to come along.
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 1:00 pm.