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Sonoma Orchid Inn

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   12850 River Rd., Guerneville, CA 95446 (Formerly Ridenhour Inn)
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Ranked #4 of 13 Guerneville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous time staying at the Sonoma Orchid Inn! Our room was perfect, just steps away from the main house. It was quite and peaceful. The grounds of the inn are laid out in a very welcoming way. Probably our favorite feature was the hot tub, which we enjoyed with a glass or two of wine several times.... More 

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Gila Bend
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend Dianne and I stayed at this very quaint B&B for an overnight trip up to the area to do some wine tasting. We were greeted by Brian (one of the owners) when we pulled up, he gave us the tour of the facility which includes complimentary water and juice, room in the fridge if you purchase something that... More 

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danacmurphy, Owner at Sonoma Orchid Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We loved having you and hope that you can come to breakfast the next time you stay with us. That salsa recipe is a keeper. More 

Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night while visiting the Russian River wine region. Charming old-fashioned Inn, clean rooms, really wonderful breakfast including great coffee! A bit of road noise early morning was the only downside.

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Lexington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We had three lovely nights here in the Hawthorne Cottage. Brian and Dana are wonderful welcoming hosts; they make delicious breakfasts and were at the ready to help us plan our days. The property is a few minutes from Guerneville by car, adjacent to Korbel Winery, which has a lovely deli for a lunch or take out food. The guest... More 

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Such a relaxing space. The gathering room felt as if we were in a glass tree house. We took time to build a family puzzle during our stay. To our surprise we completed the puzzle on our last night. Breakfast was wonderful, especially the custard French toast, well maybe the freshly made scones were the best, or the fresh baked... More 

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Richmond, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We stayed for a night several days after record rain. I expected to find Guerneville flooded but it wasn't. The inn is quite a bit above the river in any case. We stayed in the hawthorn cottage because it had a fireplace, which we loved. The flames from (the gas) fireplace flickered on and off all night, which i found... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in late October. It is about 15 minutes away from Santa Rosa. Easily accessible to Russian river vineyards, and to redwood forests. The hosts are great, from fabulous breakfasts to offering suggestions regarding vineyards (and a tasting card which offers some complimentary tastings) to restaurants to hiking trails. We would have loved to have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed at the Sonoma Orchid Inn two years ago and the impression has not worn off. We will be returning this month and looking forward to a little hideaway off the main drag with very gracious hosts. We enjoyed the hot tub, bocce ball, the guests kitchen and especially the breakfasts. These two can cook and they have lots... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This hotel was booked well in advance for a honeymoon stay. We really just had a general location and some pictures to go off of, and the positive reviews swayed our decision to stay here. We were absolutely not disappointed. Not only were the breakfasts abundant and very tasty, but the location was within a 10-45 minute drive of many... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Brian and Dana, you are the best hosts we met in our years of staying at B&B's. The Breakfasts were great and thanks for sharing your recipes. We would make a trip to drop our "extra" food in the fridge and take an awaiting cookie every day. This location is super for being near wine tastings, and the hosts' knowledge... More 

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Address: 12850 River Rd., Guerneville, CA 95446 (Formerly Ridenhour Inn)
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Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Guerneville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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