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Sonoma Orchid Inn

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3.5 of 5
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12850 River Rd., Guerneville, CA 95446 (Formerly Ridenhour Inn)
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Ranked #5 of 13 Guerneville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Inn in a great location, close to the Redwoods, the coast, and all kinds of great Wineries. Delicious breakfast, nice touches like fresh baked cookies and an awesome hot tub. The Innkeepers are wonderful, great service and full of good advice for a great trip. We stayed in the Laural Room which was very comfortable and cute. It's in... More 

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Kingsburg, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from the Orchid Inn. I took my boyfriend and dog and we had a lovely 2 night stay. I found a Groupon special so my options for rooms were limited. We chose the Acorn room which was cozy and away from River Road traffic noise. It was little small, but lovely. hosts were very accommodating and even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay at the Sonoma Orchid Inn this past weekend. It's cozy and comfortable. They offer a guest kitchen with day trip supplies and a full size refrigerator for guest use. The beds are incredibly comfortable and the breakfasts were delicious. We will come back again!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were so lucky to find the lovely Sonoma Orchid Inn located right next to Korbel in Guerneville. Great jumping off location for day trips with quick access to major roads. Dana and Bryan are superb hosts that really have created a comfortable (great beds!), relaxing home away from home and I challenge you to find a better breakfast anywhere... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you get there it doesn't look more than one of 'onenighter' roadside motels. Our room was one of smaller rooms but the bed was comfortable, pillows just right, and nice and clean linens. The shower was quite small so you may want to chose one of bigger rooms. It's unexpectedly quiet but with windows closed. Otherwise the morning traffics... More 

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Los Gatos, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I recently spent a night at this inn, which functions more like a b&b. We loved the location among the redwoods of Sonoma County and liked hearing the history of the 100-yr-old main house from Brian, who warmly greeted us on arrival. Even though we were booked in the Spruce room off the dining area, Brian upgraded... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 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 February 11, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

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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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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