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El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen

405 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-6608
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#5 of 11 hotels in Sonoma
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Set on the historic downtown Sonoma Plaza, 45 minutes north of San Francisco, our boutique hotel reflects the simple charm of the wine country as well as the urban sophistication of our guests.From world class dining at our El Dorado Kitchen, to relaxing poolside, to enjoying the area’s many local activities the El Dorado Hotel is a one of a kind destination.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
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Outdoor pool
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
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iPod docking station
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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David M wrote a review Oct 2020
Los gatos, United States9 contributions2 helpful votes
This is a lovely clean hotel right on the plaza. We stayed in the plaza king room with a big balcony overlooking the town. The restaurant was top notch and we enjoyed all our meals. My only suggestions would be that the room have a magnifying mirror, and a better coffee set up. A nesresso or Kerrig machine would be much better. The room was small but loved the big balcony.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Cindy R wrote a review Apr 2020
Weddington, North Carolina1,139 contributions110 helpful votes
We enjoyed an excellent lunch here during our wine tasting weekend. 3 couples....women all ordered the Tuna Poke and the guys all ordered the tacos. All very good and the specialty cocktails were excellent. Service was friendly and efficient.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Flaglady80424 wrote a review Jan 2020
Breckenridge, Colorado30 contributions8 helpful votes
We went back to EDK (El Dorado Kitchen) several times during the week that we stayed in the area. We were never disappointed. The first time was on Thanksgiving Day when there were tons of people. Our server made us feel like we were the only ones he was serving. The food was exceptional so we went back for brunch. Again - a great experience all the way around. And sitting at the bar waiting for our table was just as much fun since the bartenders obviously enjoyed the people as well as their jobs! Try this place out!
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Date of stay: November 2019
Sue H wrote a review Jan 2020
Gilbert, Arizona49 contributions21 helpful votes
Our family of 4 had dinner at El Dorado Kitchen in Sonoma to celebrate my father-in-law's 94th birthday. What an awesome experience! First of all, they printed personal birthday wishes to him on our menus. Our waiter, Georgio, was warm, attentive, professional and made dinner fun. The food was delicious. They made it a very special experience and my father-in-law enjoyed every minute of his 94th birthday celebration! I highly recommend this restaurant.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Aussier0se wrote a review Dec 2019
Sydney28 contributions43 helpful votes
Just returned from a 3 night stay at the El Dorado. Lovely property, great location right on the square. Room was very nice, quiet and comfortable. Service during our stay was consistently lacking unfortunately. The woman on reception was pleasant but not particularly helpful, professional or knowledgeable. Most of our questions were answered with 'I'm not sure' or similar. The guy who was called to help us with our luggage from our car stood and chatted while I hoisted the suitcases out myself, then seemed to expect a tip. Room key (cards) consistently seemed to fail, so when you would return back from sightseeing, dinner etc. they didn't work half the time and you would have to go downstairs to get a new one. One instance of this no one on reception, we had to sit in the hall and wait for 20 minutes till she returned from her 'break'. The restaurant however was exceptional. Lively, comfortable vibe, the food was fantastic, the service excellent. Our best meal during our stay. The Sunrise Cafe next door to the hotel was great for breakfast.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Connector62311345607, General Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen
Responded Dec 31, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very sorry to hear that service was lacking during your stay. Please be assured that we will address these issues right away. We would appreciate the opportunity to welcome you back to El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen in the future. Henrike Wagner Hotel General Manager
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$275 - $494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen
Which popular attractions are close to El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen?
Nearby attractions include Vella Cheese Company (0.3 miles), Sonoma Coast State Beach (0.2 miles), and Sonoma Plaza (0.01 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sweet Scoops Homemade Ice Cream, Cafe La Haye, and Sunflower Caffé Espresso & Wine.
Are there opportunities to exercise at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Sonoma.
Does El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen?
Many travelers enjoy visiting General M.G. Vallejo Home (0.4 miles), Lachryma Montis (0.4 miles), and Haraszthy Villa (1.6 miles).