Make no mistake, we heart Sonoma County. This picturesque wine region is chock full of things to see and do, whether you’re a foodie, wine lover, outdoor enthusiast, beach goer, laid-back leisure seeker, or all of the above. However, due to its vast size and the sheer number of quality lodging options available, we get that deciding where to stay in Sonoma can be somewhat of a challenge.
To help you narrow it down, we’ve compiled a list of Sonoma hotels, resorts, and intimate inns to consider, each offering a welcome respite after a day or two exploring the many sides of Sonoma County.
Located in the quaint town of Kenwood, the Mediterranean styled Kenwood Inn and Spa is a tranquil place to rest your head in Sonoma Valley. Situated on two-and-a-half beautiful acres, surrounded by vineyards, orchards, and ancient oak trees, the inn offers the perfect setting for a relaxing getaway in Sonoma Wine Country. Adding to the air of tranquility are the spacious guest rooms and suites, which feature deluxe amenities like in-room fireplaces and private terraces, as well as the serene on-site pool and cabanas (with poolside service). Of course, one can’t miss a visit to the spa, where holistic services and relaxation-inducing amenities are sure to leave you feeling totally blissed out.10400 Sonoma Highway, Kenwood CA 95452, (707) 833-1293
Known for its serene, romantic atmosphere, the Vintners Resort is a terrific place for those looking to be in the heart of Wine Country, yet only a short drive from a city (Santa Rosa) and an airport (Sonoma County Airport). In addition to 44 guest rooms, outfitted with plush amenities like in-room fireplaces and Jacuzzi tubs, the resort has an on-site spa, lushly landscaped gardens, and a fine dining restaurant, John Ash & Co., known for its delicious Wine Country cuisine and award-winning wine list.4350 Barnes Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, (800) 421-2584
Tucked away in the Sonoma Valley town of Glen Ellen, this intimate boutique hotel charms with its peaceful setting, comfortable accommodations, and friendly service. Modern guest rooms and private cottages feature luxurious details, like heated bathroom floors and plush bathrobes, while amenities like a year-round heated swimming pool, complimentary wine, and a gourmet, two-course breakfast add to the overall appeal of a stay.WineCountry Perks: Book using code ‘WINECOUNTRY’ to receive a $25 spa credit and two complimentary wine tasting passes.
When staying at the Inn at Sonoma, it’s easy to become accustomed to certain luxuries, such as the well-appointed accommodations, daily breakfast for two, and afternoon picnic boxes delivered to your room (complete with wine, cheese, and freshly baked cookies). While Four Sisters properties are known for special touches like these, not to mention warm and hospitable service, the Inn at Sonoma also happens to be conveniently located just down the street from the historic Sonoma Plaza. Don’t feel like walking? Borrow one of the complimentary bikes to venture around town or simply spend an afternoon enjoying the scenery along the nearby bike path.630 Broadway Street, Sonoma, CA 95476, (707) 939-1340
Located along California’s famous Highway 1, just north of Jenner on the Sonoma Coast, Timber Cove Resort is a great place to get away from it all, without actually having to “rough it.” Situated on 25 acres, the 46-room resort features a casual ambiance that blends playful, modern touches — think in-room record players, nest-powered fireplaces, and a communal living room boasting ping pong tables and billiards — with a serene, nature-centric vibe, offering endless ocean views and a considerable amount of outdoor space. There’s also an on-site restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving up seasonal fare and coastal views.WineCountry Perks: When you book using promo code ‘WINECOUNTRY’ you’ll receive a welcome bottle of Sonoma Coast wine, late check-out, and a $25 food and beverage credit to use at Coast Kitchen Restaurant.
This brand-new resort in Healdsburg, nestled among 258 acres of rolling vineyards and oak tree groves, is the ultimate destination for those looking for a pampered getaway in Wine Country. Inviting guest rooms and suites, featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, marble bathrooms, and views of the surrounding forests, are designed with comfort and serenity in mind, while the Montage’s many on-site amenities, including two pools, poolside cabanas, a deluxe spa, kid’s activities, bocce ball, and pickle ball courts, make it easy for the whole family to settle into vacation mode. The Montage also offers several on-site dining options, including a restaurant, bar, and grab-and-go market each celebrating the seasonal flavors of Sonoma, should you not want to leave the property.100 Montage Way, Healdsburg, CA 95448, (707) 979-9000
Conveniently located in downtown Healdsburg, this chic hotel blends urban luxury with Wine Country cool that appeals to a wide variety of travelers. Outside of the beautifully appointed guest rooms, the hotel’s many amenities, including a 60-foot pool and Jacuzzi, fitness center, lobby bar, and spa, are sure to keep you busy, while added details like complimentary breakfast and bikes on-site are the cherries on top. Don’t miss dinner at the on-site restaurant, Charlie Palmer’s Dry Creek Kitchen, where vibrant, regionally-inspired Wine Country cuisine is served with elegant hospitality.WineCountry Perks: Want a complimentary bottle of wine and chocolates, plus a $25 spa credit? Just use code ‘WINEC’ when booking.
Located in the Russian River Valley, the Raford Inn is an intimate retreat for those looking to stay off the beaten path, yet still be close to wineries and tasting rooms in and around the town of Healdsburg. Built in 1880, this Queen Anne Victorian mansion turned bed and breakfast has everything you want in a charming B&B, including five guest rooms with queen or king-sized beds, gourmet breakfasts each morning, evening wine receptions, gracious hospitality, and a wrap-around porch offering unobstructed vineyard views.10630 Wohler Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448, (707) 887-9573
Located a few miles north of the Sonoma Plaza, the budget-conscious Sonoma Creek Inn is a casual alternative to other nearby (and pricier) Sonoma County lodging options. Each of the 16 guest rooms are colorful and inviting, featuring added conveniences like in-room A/C, mini refrigerators, and Keurig coffee makers so you can feel at home during a stay. The Inn also offers complimentary Wi-Fi, free on-site parking, and pet-friendly rooms, making it an easy choice for those looking to save without having to sacrifice in comfort or convenience.239 Boyes Boulevard, Sonoma, CA 95476, (707) 939-9463