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Reviewed 29 May 2013

This place is wonderful. Brian and Dana are great hosts and very helpful. The breakfasts were to die for and there were always homemade cookies available. Such a nice touch. The only downside for me was our room was the closest to the road so we got some road noise. It wasn't much of an issue by the time we...

Thank travelsoloSeattle
Augusta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 April 2013

but it just wasn't our favorite place. My husband & I were on a 10 day trip to California to celebrate our wedding anniversary and decided to spend one of our two weekends at this Inn. Don't get me wrong, Brian and Dana are really nice people and have put a lot of effort & thought into making their Inn...

2Thank stinkytoes10
carmichael, CA
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The Sonoma Orchid Inn was perfect for our 25th anniversary. The grounds are very rustic with much aesthetic appeal. The whole place, inside and out, speaks comfort. Brian and Dana are kind, helpful, friendly, exquisite hosts and know how to serve inviting breakfasts. Honoring the namesake, Dana is delightfully generous with his expertise on orchids. His free orchid consultation adds...

Thank Paulnmarti
Reviewed 2 November 2012

After a night camping and getting ravaged by racoons in Yosemite, this was just perfect. Great place to chill out, either in the lounge (I played the piano when no one was around), or outside by the wonderful hot tub. Already lots of good comments about breakfast, cookies, etc. but coffee was great too and Brian and Dara hooked us...

Thank stampedpassport
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 13 October 2012

This place was great! We loved the amazing breakfasts every morning (decadent french toast soufflé for example) and all of the small details that Brian and Dana paid attention to- homemade cookies in the guest kitchen, newspaper and DVD’s for guests, towels nicely rolled up outside by the hot tub- were really appreciated. We also loved the abundance of antiques...

2Thank Adina K
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 9 October 2012

This romantic hide away is situated right next to the Russian River, and all the highlights of Sonomas vineyards and restaurants are within easy reach. The lively River Road separates you from the river, but the traffic dies pretty much down during the night, and the bedroom of our Laurel suite is amazingly well protected from all noises the outer...

1Thank Dandelion1066
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 8 October 2012

The location is right by a noisy road. Our cabin seemed a bit dingy with stained carpet and the towels smelled of mildew. Killed about 5 wasps and flies in our room but that is probably seasonal. The breakfast wasn't bad but it was pretty light and we left still feeling hungry. Inside of the farmhouse is quaint and it...

1Thank jsiaosi
Reviewed 24 September 2012

The hosts are terrific, served the best breakfast I've had anywhere, and were extremely helpful in helping us plan our days. The rooms itself was only OK: Small, dark, and with traffic noise (although the traffic was not unbearable).

Thank pstrobus
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 24 September 2012

This place is not a hotel at all, it's a bed and breakfast. The grounds feel a little like a summer camp site more than a hotel or inn, but our individual room was very very comfortable. The bedsheets are so luxurious, and each room has a private entrance and a private bathroom. The communal kitchen is stocked with plenty...

1Thank Diana L
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2012

nice b,b but much more like an inn or small hotel, nice range of rooms and a range of prices , owners really helpful , family style breakfasts with all guest around two tables which is great to chat , might not suit everyone. In good location outside town but on main road so easy to find near vineyard .

1Thank MoodyUk

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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: $186 - $329 (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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Also Known As:
Sonoma Orchid Hotel Guerneville
Sonoma Orchid Inn Guerneville, CA - Sonoma County
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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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