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El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen

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405 First St. W, Sonoma, CA 95476
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Southborough, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up at El Dorado by accident (and late planning), but were very happy overall with the location (right on the Sonoma Plaza) and the accomodations. While a trifle expensive, the rooms (very private, off the pool area) were clean and modern and pretty quiet. The Hotel & Kitchen complex is pretty nice overall. We had 1 dinner and... More 

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Dubuque, IA
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112 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the EL Dorado on a wine tasting trip. Our room was adequate size, clean and reasonably priced. Their restaurant on premises was one of the best in town. Located on the square is convenient for walking around. A great coffee and bread store is located across the square. We will stay there on our next visit.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really enjoyed El Dorado. We stayed here during my bridal shower in March 2013 - and the location was perfect. The rooms were nice, rustic, cozy and clean. We also ate at the restaurant, which was ok - not great. I was actually surprised by this since it is pretty well known. We thought we would be floored; however,... More 

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Fremont, California, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Went away to Sonoma for a weekend getaway. Having never been to Sonoma, it was suggested that we try to stay right near the town square to get the feeling of Sonoma. After searching and a recommendation, we chose the El Dorado Hotel and Kitchen. It was a great choice! The lobby was compact and nicely set up; we were... More 

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San Anselmo, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Recently stayed ay the El Dorado Hotel for a 20 yr wedding anniversary. The staff at the Hotel and restaurant was wonderful and very considerate. Kristina Munoz, Hotel Manager, was as gracious and helpful as could be. Very pleased with the entire stay.

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The location of the hotel cannot be beat. Right on the square with plenty of dining options. Had a "patio suite" which was a liberal use of the word "suite". It was tucked back behind the pool and more a cottage. However, the room was clean and the bed very comfortable. Overall I think the rooms could use some updating.... More 

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La Quinta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is the best hotel in central Sonoma unless you want to pay $400+ /nt. EDH is roomy and well appointed. The bathrooms are small as well as the showers but if you can see past that it is a great place to stay. There is no elevator FYI but the bellman will help with bags. Conveniently situated in the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in to Sonoma on a California road trip last year. It was over 100 degrees, we hadn't booked anywhere and we're looking for somewhere to cool off and settle in for the night. We found the El Dorado Hotel right off the park, in the centre of town. We were greeted with friendly service and the pool sealed... More 

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San Ramon, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We loved this hotel. It is small and right on the square. We played games in the lobby by the fire and had a wonderful dinner in the kitchen. Pretend you are an original pioneer, right there during the Bear Flag revolt and have a great time.

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Toronto, Ontario
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Sonoma is small - meaning, it's walkable and quaint but also that there is limited accommodation options given the number of visitors. Overall, I would say that the El Dorado Hotel benefitted from an excellent location and was reasonably priced. Other options in this category were dated and more expensive or astronomically over priced. Really, this place is a win... More 

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