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El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen

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405 First St. W, Sonoma, CA 95476
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Sonoma, California
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104 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location and upscale decor can't be beat. Every room has a balcony; in the summer the side over the patio may be noisy with kids in the pool, and all through the year the side on the street is over the restaurant so it may be noisy. But the noise is always happy noise. I loved that the bed... More 

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Brian M, Guest Relations Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Ms. Humanone, We are very delighted to hear your recent visit to El Dorado was one to remember! Boisterous laughter from the dining room can make its way upstairs - "happy noise"- I love it! Thank you for giving us another opportunity to meet your expectations. Hope you can join us again in the future! Our best, El Dorado Team More 

Orlando, Florida
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50 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a beautiful stay at El Dorado Hotel while visiting Sonoma Valley. Friendly staff, a beautifully designed room with balcony, reasonably priced. The hotel's restaurant was busy nightly, unfortunately, we did not eat there...too busy touring the area and many local wineries! I would recommend staying at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, nice base hotel for... More 

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Brian M, Guest Relations Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Brandie & Christian, Thank you so much for the kind remarks. We are so pleased to hear that you and your husband had an enjoyable visit. Hope to see you next time you need a wine country getaway! Our best, The El Dorado Team More 

Westminster, Colorado
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117 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Stopped in for a bite to eat after strolling the beautiful town of Sonoma. The hotel has really updated since we last visited. The Kitchen is a great place to get a meal. Food was fantastic and service was exceptional.

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Brian M, Guest Relations Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you so much for stopping by and grabbing a bite! We appreciate the kind words regarding the hotel as well. We pride ourselves on our service and are very pleased to hear we hit the mark! Our best, The El Dorado Team More 

New York City, New York
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

After spending many visits at high profile spas and inns in the valley, we chose this hotel for price (lower than most) and location (town on the Sonoma Square-- my husband likes to walk for morning coffee). It is a lovely, small Spanish style Inn over a hopping restaurant. Despite no elevator, the place is very comfortable. Great room, with... More 

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Brian M, Guest Relations Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Ms. La2sokol, We are happy to hear our property and guest room fit your needs during your getaway to Sonoma. It’s so nice to call the corner of West Spain and First Street our home. Comfort and quality are attributes we strive for – so glad to have met the mark. We hope to welcome you back in the summer... More 

Basel
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

We originally booked for 2 nights but extended to 3. We were in room 1, the room is small but you don't feel cramped, the bed was extremely comfortable and it was very clean and well kept. An iron, safe and hair drier are provided (and car parking is free). There is no lift/elevator. We had a really good experience... More 

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Brian M, Guest Relations Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Ms. Shelley N, It was a pleasure accommodating the two of you – so glad we could extend your stay. We are pleased to hear our property location, amenities, cleanliness, and staff met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Our best, The El Dorado Team More 

Bloomingdale, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The El Dorado Hotel is a nice updated hotel centrally located. We did not eat dinner at the Hotel, but the Breakfast, and the Bar was very nice! We first approached our trip to Sonoma Valley by searching the internet for tour options. Valley Wine Tours (VWT) gave us several hotel and Inn recommendations. It seemed that most of the... More 

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Brian M, Guest Relations Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Mr. Tim S, We appreciate the time taken to review our hotel and restaurant. Sounds like you were plenty busy enjoying the local tasting rooms and boutique shops. Our staff takes pride in our historic property and the high levels of service exemplified – so glad we hit the mark. We actually have a planned remodel for early next year... More 

Mexico City
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121 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The restaurant there is one of the highlite of any visit to snoma, foof is solid and very well presented. Ambiance is cool, people are nice, not a noisy place but hip music. Will come back. It is a good place to start a visit to the wine country

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Brian M, Guest Relations Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words regarding our amazing restaurant. We are so lucky to have such great food, ambiance and service under one roof! We look forward to your next visit. Our best, The El Dorado Team More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

My husband & I recently spent three nights at the adorable El Dorado Hotel. The king size bedroom was small, but cozy. The bathroom with walk-in shower was quite spacious. We had a large balcony that faced the Sonoma Plaza. It was a great place to relax and people watch. The bed was very comfortable and our room was well... More 

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Kristina M, Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Ms. Kathy S We are so glad to hear that the El Dorado Hotel fit your needs during your trip to Sonoma. The balconies are perfect for sipping local wines while unwinding after a day of fun. Kunde Winery is such a gem – nice to hear you ventured up the scenic Hwy. 12. Hope you can visit again soon!... More 

Boulder Colorado
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44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

The hotel has been beautifully refurbished, but it is pretty 'hip', oldsters beware! A gorgeous tile stairway, no elevator! A mini fridge containing only a beautiful stoppered bottle of water filtered on the premises, no cokes, M&M's etc. The coffee maker only makes espresso, but such a cute little machine! Only one nightstand, not much storage space. None of this... More 

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Kristina M, Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Ms. Houssie, Thank you kindly for the note regarding your recent visit to El Dorado. Our location is simply second to none, and we are so glad you took advantage of the proximity to the boutique shops, historical plaza and leisurely park. Weekends can bring some bustle to our corner of the plaza – pleased to hear it was not... More 

Manchester, England
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

First of all this isn't a terrible hotel, it does however have some awful staff. The girl who greeted us on arrival on the evening of the 12 th October was fabulous, sadly the girl on reception the next day was awful. Twice we asked for things, twice we were made to feel like we were inconveniencing her from her... More 

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Kristina M, Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Mr. or Mrs. manc_valiant, Thank you for providing feedback on the hotel and our guest services team. You will be pleased to know that a scheduled room and lobby remodel is on the horizon for our property. We plan on addressing your concerns, among other upgrades we have outlined. We appreciate your sentiments on the less than perfect interaction with... More 

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