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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 #3 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Alexandria, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the first 3 nights of our 2 week vacation at the Sonoma Orchid Inn. The hosts, Brian and Dana are wonderful. We felt like family. They went out of their way to help us enjoy our stay in the area. They provided a cooler for our day on the river, water bottles for wine tasting, all sorts of... More

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sonoma Orchid Inn is clean, has a fantastic patio, brand new outdoor hot tub under the stars, amazing breakfast, and wonderfully helpful hosts in Brian and Dana. We stayed in the Narssisus room which was very small (as indicated on the website) but the bed was comfortable and sheets were so soft! Only warning is that you can hear lots... More

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We checked out today, having spent three great nights at the Orchid Inn. Brian and Dana are wonderful hosts with a wealth of local knowledge. They know here you should eat and drink! We stayed in the Laurel Room which had its own private sitting room. I would stay here again.

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Davenport, Iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a great experience at the Sonoma Orchid Inn this past week. Our decision to stay here was based on good reviews from Trip Advisor and the information on the Inn's website. Brian and Dana were wonderful hosts. Nice, quiet location yet very accessible to the Sonoma County Wine Experience. Good restaurants near, nice small towns all around. Breakfast... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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135 reviews 135 reviews
24 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Sonoma Orchid Inn has amazing breakfast , great hosts. However , the rooms are a little outdated.it is like you are staying at your grand parents house. The location is very convenient for Sonoma winery visits. Don't forget to purchase their homemade apricot jams. It is delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at this B&B. The hosts were warm and friendly. Family style breakfast was served at 9:00 a.m. every morning. The food was delicious, and the family style set up allowed us time to get to know the other vacationers. We would definitely stay here again!

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Alameda, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I tried to call to make last minute reservations on a Thursday night for Sunday, and whoever answered the phone was so completely rude and unprofessional! He actually said, "you're calling me WHEN to try to get a room?!", and then basically hung up. I will NEVER call them again.

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

I'm so sorry that I wasn't more polite. We're a small bed and breakfast. The two of us cannot maintain a 24 hour front desk. Pricing and availability are always accessible on our website. Because we have to be up and making breakfast for guests early in the morning, calling us after 11 p.m. awakens us. Calling for a single... More

Cleveland, Ohio, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed a week, and didn't want to leave! The owners, Brian and Dana made us feel right at home. The room was gorgeous and very comfortable. We even had our own little outdoor sitting area. Breakfasts were amazing, with eggs and other ingredients right from their chickens and gardens. I took home several recipes! The common area of the... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If you ever have a chance to stay here take it!!!! The hosts are wonderful and make you feel totally at home. The breakfasts are some of the best I've ever had. The rooms are impeccably clean. Would highly recommend it to anyone traveling in the Russian River Valley of California. Would love to go back if we eve have... 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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Sonoma Orchid Hotel Guerneville
Sonoma Orchid Inn Guerneville, CA - Sonoma County

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