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Palm Desert, California
Reviewed 23 August 2012

If you want luxury, don't go here. If you want nice people, great breakfasts, and comfortable lodgings in the country, this place is for you. Our room was comfortable and it seemed the bathroom had a recent makeover. The grounds of the Inn are very nice, with lots of flowers and trees and chairs to sit around and enjoy life....

Thank palmdesertdog
Kapaa, Hawaii
Reviewed 18 August 2012

My partner and I stayed were looking for several days to explore wine country and get away from the noise and hustle of work. We found the perfect place at Brian and Dana's quaint bed & breakfast. The food was made daily, with fresh baked cookies everyday, and the fruits and vegetables picked fresh from their garden on location! They...

Thank jcf857
Santa Clara, CA
Reviewed 8 August 2012

The Sonoma Orchid Inn is just the right distance from Guerneville, wineries and the coast. Very attractively renovated historic home and buildings with a personal touch. Dana and Brian's suggestions on places to visit were spot on and made our stay very enjoyable. We enjoyed the breakfasts--good coffee and tea, lovely fruit, etcetera. We stayed in the Hawthorne room which...

1Thank Nas05
United States
Reviewed 2 August 2012

This little spot is nicely tucked up over the main drag out of sight. We stayed in one of the lower floor rooms, it was a little cool and damp smelling but nicely put together. The hot tub under the tree's was perfect. Thankfully here was a well stocked guest kitchen and the main living room area have a wonderful...

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Cedar Park, Texas
Reviewed 11 July 2012

After reading a neat Wine Country travel article in our local newspaper (Austin-American Statesman) then re-checking internet info, we were confident the Sonoma Orchid Inn was a dandy location for our 3-nite home-base stay in the Sonoma Valley. What a pleasure for us to finally hit the jackpot! From our first welcome greeting by Dana and two of their "furry...

Thank Ruth K
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 July 2012

We spent 2 nights at the inn and really enjoyed it. Owners Dana and Brian make you feel at home and have a delightful property with 9 rooms and a lovely grounds complete with hens that provide eggs for breakfast. Our room (narcissus) was small but clean. Breakfast is served family style at 9 daily and there is a community...

Thank Sherry M
Mission Viejo, California
Reviewed 2 July 2012

I planned this get away with my wife for my birthday. I am an Internet guy and looked up the reviews on many bed and breakfasts before deciding on the Sonoma Orchid Inn. It was just perfect for us. We had barely parked when Brian came out to meet us and show us the facilities. This was just typical of...

2Thank Steve M
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Our particular room (Wisteria) was near the main street, so noisy. My husband thought the room was too small. I thought our room smelled like an outhouse. (When we arrived, we were told they just steam cleaned the carpet and had fans going to get it dry.) The other rooms might be great--we don't know. Breakfast was nice, but not...

Thank Ebarin
West Hills, California
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Spent three nights here recently and had a wonderful time. We stayed in the Hawthorne room which was spacious, luxurious, and so comfortable (even a window seat which I've always coveted). The ratings below this say what I would so I just want to say, ditto.

Thank Diana D
San Mateo, California
Reviewed 11 June 2012

After a long day of motorcycle riding, I wanted a small, quaint, clean and quiet place. This Inn was perfect.It is right next to the Korbel winery, which makes it convenient for wine lovers. Brian and Dana are helpful, friendly and personable. The Inn is appointed with lots of interesting art and many country chickens, which I loved. The living...

Thank Cynthia B

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sonoma Orchid Inn - it's all about location, stylish comfort and convenience. Exit the urban scene for an escape to the country. The redwoods rise, the vineyards yield fog-kissed premier Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, the coast beckons, and the scenery ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonoma Orchid Inn

Address: 12850 River Rd, Guerneville, CA 95446-9276 (Formerly Ridenhour Inn)
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Guerneville
Price Range: $187 - $330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sonoma Orchid Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Sonoma Orchid Hotel Guerneville
Sonoma Orchid Inn Guerneville, Sonoma County, CA
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“Lower level rooms are very noisy! Sits right on River Road which surprisingly has a lot of late night traffic.”
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 of 5 bubbles Wanderllust, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the main lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles rays251, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is a great community kitchen stocked with amenities for your stay!”
 of 5 bubbles cyclistrunner, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The inn is located on a busy road. Traffic noise may bother some guests.”
 of 5 bubbles sharona717, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Spruce Room was great for a couple!”
 of 5 bubbles davidpD8840IJ, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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