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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 #2 of 13 Guerneville B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

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 September 24, 2014

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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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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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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