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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2010
zamtraveler Decatur Georgia
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Decatur Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2010

Dana and Brian at the Sonoma Orchid Inn were fabulous hosts!! The Inn is just lovely with a breakfast to die for! They had so many suggestions to make our visit memorable. The area is lucky to have such thoughtful innkeepers!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2009

My spouse and I had a great two night stay at the Sonoma Orchid Inn. It's in a great location in the Russian River Valley, close to some great wineries (try Gary Farrell), Armstrong Redwoods Park, the coast, and right beside Korbel. Brian and Dana were amazing hosts. We especially enjoyed the delicious breakfasts each morning, and the award-winning chocolate... More 

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DC Metro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2009

Vacations are rarely perfect, especially long ones, but the innkeepers at the Sonoma Orchid Inn don't subscribe to that theory. Brian and Dana, who we feel like we came to know over the 7 nights we stayed with them in September, are natural hosts who immediately found the balance between making sure our needs were met and giving us the... More 

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La Verne, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2009

Upon our arrival to the Sonoma Orchid Inn, we were greeted by our friendly host, Brian. We were given the mini-tour of the main house as well as our Hawthorn Cottage. Our cottage was very cozy and inviting. The outdoor setting was very romantic. We enjoyed a bottle of Champagne as we cuddled. The weather was perfect. There was an... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2009

If you are looking for a charming bed and breakfast in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County this is the place. We had a wonderful stay. Brian and Dana could not have been more helpful from the moment they greeted us in the driveway. We stayed in the Laurel room. It was furnished and decorated with a beautiful and... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2009

I wanted to find a B&B in the Russian River area to take my girlfriend. All of my searching lead my back to the Sonoma Orchid Inn. I was not dissappointed in the experiance. The location was just east of Guerneville which lends itself not only to a quick trip to Johnson Beach, but to many world class wineries as... More 

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Central Valley, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2009

We just completed a stay at the Sonoma Orchid Inn and it was sublime. The innkeepers, Brian and Dana, are gracious and welcoming in every way. They met us as we entered the driveway and escorted us in to our beautiful room, the Laurel Suite. This was perfect for us as it had a sitting room that was surrounded by... More 

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Pavones, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2009

A guest for past 2 yrs, Close to wineries (Korbel next door, Twomey, Rochioli & Armida down the road) plus restaurants, & shopping. Hosting a conf of 23 women in one location for 3 days is no easy feat . Most hosts would jump from a window, yet Brian & Dana accomplished it with ease and graciousness. Thanks so much... More 

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Sunnyvale, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2009

This place was so great, I feel bad for only giving it 4 out of 5 stars, but I have some minor reasons for this, which I will explain in a bit. First of all, the owners, Brian and Dana, are the best hosts you could imagine. They're so gracious and welcoming, and they made us feel right at home... More 

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cook4you19, owner at Sonoma Orchid Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We're glad you had a great time-we really enjoyed hosting you. We really do try to provide all our guests with top notch service and cuisine. We sometimes also accidentally supply bugs... The joys of country living... it can be charming, but there's a limit to everything. Brian and I are still flummoxed by... More 

Vallejo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2009

A group of friends who knit got together this past weekend at the Sonoma Orchid Inn in Guernville. We wanted to tell the Inn Keepers thank you and tell others a little about our stay. The grounds were just beginning to sprout blossoms and the bright bed of pansies greeted us as we turned past the barn and parked. The... More 

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