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Vintners Inn
4350 Barnes Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95403   |  
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Ranked #1 of 26 hotels in Santa Rosa
Hurst, tx
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Gorgeous place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I recently stayed here for a weekend event. It was wonderful, the Staff were very helpful and knowledgeable about the area. Good location with access to MANY Wineries in the area.

The event was catered by them also and they did a wonderful job with the meals and activities.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Washougal, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We stayed here to celebrate our anniversary and was truly pleased during our stay. The room is exceptional! It was large and beautifully decorated. The grounds are intimate and gorgeous. We got a deal from Travelzoo and it was well worth it. The only complain I would have during our stay was the neighbor upstairs. Being on the bottom floor, we know we were going to tolerate heavy footsteps but dragging the metal chair through the stone patio was a bit much. Good thing it soon stopped and all we had left was heavy footsteps.

Vintners inn management pride themselves with high quality customer services and they have every right to be. During our stay, everyone from the hotel was friendly and helpful. However, I do believe this pride might have prevent them from accepting the occasional mishaps. I had a terrible experiences on the phone with one of the front end staff before the trip. I emailed the management and asked for explanation. They quickly assume the fault was mine alone. While I understand there are many rude and obnoxious customers out there looking for opportunities to scheme a freebie, assuming your customers is wrong right off the bat was unheard of. It had really tainted my experiences with them. I do believe it was one of those rare occasions when people are under-pressure or simply just having a bad day, because I think they had try their very best to make sure our stay was nice and pleasant. I thank you for such an effort and look forward to another visit!

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Merchantville, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The hotel property is very nice. However, the Inn is a bit dated. We arrived around 8 pm and the check in was very easy. No bell staff was available so had to drag our luggage in the dark to find the building where our room was located. If you have not been to the Inn before, it is difficult to see the building numbers at night. We were on the second floor and there are no elevators so we had to drag our luggage up the stairs. We stayed 4 nights and did enjoy the room and view of the vineyards. Breakfast was wonderful, we ate at the restaurant twice . The food was delicious and the service was excellent. There is a very small fitness center with 2 treadmills, an elliptical and some hand weights. The king size bed was comfortable and the room was spacious. I would stay there again, but only on the first floor.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SueBurnet, Manager at Vintners Inn, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Thank you for your kind words. The good news about the decor is it's in the works for this coming winter. We of course hope you'll come visit us again and by then should see a fresher look in the rooms. Sue
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Maine
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25 reviews 25 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

My wife and I just returned from a 5 night stay at Vintners Inn. We were in the area to visit family.
The staff was friendly and welcoming. The food was outstanding. We ate breakfast there daily and dinner once. The jaccuzzi was a great respite. The beds were most comfortable and the AC
kept us cool in 100 degree heat. I can think of nothing at all to complain about, which is saying something for me. I highly reccomend this inn to anybody looking for a getaway or a home base to visit the area

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SueBurnet, Manager at Vintners Inn, responded to this review, September 19, 2013
How nice of you, thank you for your very kind words. Have I mentioned before that we have the best guests in Sonoma Wine Country?! Sue
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Cypress, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We planned a wedding elopement to Sonoma and based on the reviews picked the Vintner's for our stay and ceremony. We could not have been happier. The property was beautiful, the staff was fantastic and the food at the John Ash was top notch. Deanette did an outstanding job of helping us make arrangements for our ceremony and coordinated everything onsite for us. We cannot say enough about the staff who were sincere and attentive and very accommodating. Obviously for something special as a wedding, the location and grounds are very important, Vintner's hits a home run.

If you have a choice, choose the pavilion for your ceremony, it's more picturesque then the gazebo but you can't go wrong with either. After our ceremony, Deanette had arranged a cake and champagne in the fireside room which was very nice and then we had dinner at John Ash.

We had plenty of great wine and food during our stay and I would rate the dinner and service at John Ash as one of the best. Don't be fooled by the "quiet and cozy" villas, the bar can get crowded and a reservation for John Ash is probably a good idea.

I disagree with a previous review on the quality of the room, ours was very nice and spacious, plenty of room and nicely appointed. Each patio is more private then what I expected it to be. Our room was in the 300 villa and faced the back corner and vineyard. Coffee bars outside the rooms in each villa lobby is a nice touch. The breakfast in the cafe is fantastic. We stayed in a first floor room and given the wedding we probably spent more time in the room the first evening and the second day given the fact the ceremony was onsite and we did not notice any excessive noise or issues, we thought the place was quiet and relaxing. We didn't use it but the fireplace in the room was a nice touch. We are both seasoned travelers for both business and pleasure and the Vintners is easily worth the price and should be considered upscale lodgings.

We spent a day in the Calistoga area, getting there was a snap and we really enjoyed Healdsburg which was a quick 10 minutes down the freeway.

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Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Miami, Florida
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6 hotel reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This place was fantastic! The location only has 40-somethings rooms, all ample and beautifully kept. The pictures just don't do it justice. The resort is set in a breathtakingly beautiful garden and the staff is beyond helpful.

We had a small balcony overlooking the center court that was perfect for enjoying room service at breakfast. We also received complimentary bottle of wine and tasty cookies with our turn down service.

We visited the restaurant on site for dinner, John Ash & Co., and it was delicious and elegant.

Overall, no complaints and we will definitely be visiting again!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This was our first time at the Vintner's Inn and I was quite happy with the stay. The bed alone was enough to return to this beautifully well kept property. We enjoyed a stroll around the property, a soak in the hot tub (no pool here) and dinner at John Ash, which was a delicious meal with excellent presentation. The rooms were clean, spacious and comfortable, slightly outdated, but not enough to leave a negative comment. There is not much to do in the area but downtown Healsburgh is near with great resturants and shopping. After a long day of traveling this was the perfect place to refresh ourselves and and enjoy some relaxation! I'd recommend driving up North and staying here for a night or two if you plan on traveling to the bigger wine areas such as Napa after.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Vintners Inn

Also Known As:
Vintners Hotel Santa Rosa
Vintners Hotel
Vintners Santa Rosa
Vintners Inn Santa Rosa
Vintners Inn Santa Rosa, CA - Sonoma County
Address: 4350 Barnes Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Santa Rosa
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Santa Rosa
#2 Business Hotel in Santa Rosa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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