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El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen

#8 of 11 Hotels in Sonoma
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Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked last minute and so glad. This charming hotel is so California, worth Spanish tiles, bright white fixtures, and natural wood everywhere. The rooms are small, but perfect, and even over the square there was no noise. Free wifi and illy coffee machine in room was appreciated. The location is perfect, right scros from Roche-wines, and the girl and the... More 

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

Mr. or Mrs. tjadolan, Thank you so much for the kind note - we are thrilled to hear your last minute accommodations were a success! Sylvia has been a great addition to our amazing guest services team. We are glad she helped enhance your visit! Our best, The El Dorado Team More 

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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms are very small but comfortable. The bed is extremely comfortable, but it is not the kind of room you want to hang out in. They have a nice little pool area, very simple, and dining there is pretty good. My only beef was that we made a reservation awhile ago and let them know we were celebrating our... More 

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

Ms. Emily H, I am so pleased to hear you decided to join us twenty years later! However, you are absolutely correct - we missed out on a nice opportunity to impress a returning couple and make more memories. We take pride in the little things and our attention for detail and it is simply unfortunate we missed the mark.... More 

Aptos
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located on the plaza in Sonoma you can get a tasty and creative cocktail. The outdoor dining area is very pleasant in the evening. The food is good. Some things are better than others. I wasn't crazy about their salads but the specials are usually very good. It also has a wonderful private room for private parties.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved this little hotel located right on the square. The location is perfect and the service is outstanding. Everything you need in Sonoma is right on your doorstep if you chose to stay here. The rooms are gorgeous, modern yet classic and we were lucky enough to have a room overlooking the square with a little terrace. The pool... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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77 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chosen for our anniversary weekend and I'm so glad we did. Location was ideal, staff was helpful. Laura told us everything we needed to know about where to taste wine, find nightlife and more. Really enjoyed the filtered water and chilled glasses after a long day of wine tasting.

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

Ms. Lauren L, We are truly delighted to hear your anniversary stay was one to remember! Laura is a gem - glad one of our amazing Certified Tourism Ambassadors could point you and yours in the right direction! Our best, The El Dorado Team More 

New York City, New York
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64 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly the staff here was amazing. They showed such care and attentiveness to us from the moment we arrived to the moment we checked out. The room was small but beautiful and clean. Lovely pool.The locale is great. It's within walking distance of fabulous restaurants and shopping & across the street from a park. I didn't see any elevators on... More 

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

Mr. or Mrs. SoCalBee78, We appreciate the kind remarks regarding your recent stay with us! It is such a delight to hear our staff hit the mark and our location was perfect for your weekend of motorsports! We look forward to more memories together - see you next year! Our best, The El Dorado Team More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our room faced the plaza, which at first was a great thought because we had a balcony that had a great view. However, once night fell we realized there was no blackout curtains, so the town lights were bright enough where I could read a book at midnight with no lights on. Also, the Windows/doors did not keep the sounds... More 

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

Mr. Jay D, Thank you kindly for the feedback. I am pleased to hear the overall cleanliness, service from staff, and our amazing restaurant were bright spots during your stay. However, it seems the bustle of downtown Sonoma was not as pleasant after dark. We love our location and proximity to tasting rooms, shopping, and much more - yet it... More 

Lansing, Michigan
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We choose the el dorado for our romantic evening in Sonoma. It was everything we'd hoped. Arrived early for a wine tour and got a great breakfast at the kitchen. It was early so our room wasn't ready, but they took our bags and showed us the way to the room, when we got back everything was waiting in our... More 

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jimfink
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The staff were very nice and helpful. The rooms were nicely appointed,and we had a room with balcony overlooking the square. The restaurant was quite busy, so there was a fair amount of noise and hubub. The coffee service in the morning was okay, but at that price one would expect a full breakfast included. Perhaps the Kitchen is a... More 

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

Mr. Jim Fink, Thank you kindly for taking the time to leave a note. I am pleased to hear staff helped enhance your experience - we have such a great team! Hope to see the two of you again the next time a Sonoma getaway is in the cards! Our best, The El Dorado Team More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at the El Dorado. The location is great, right on the square. The staff were very lovely, to the point where one of them waited for us to grab our car and hop into her parking space when she left for the day, as the farmers market was on and there were no spaces available!... More 

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

Mr. or Mrs. Alissimo84, So glad to hear our staff was accommodating with your parking challenge - Tuesday's farmers market and summer weekends can make it tough, but hopefully you were able to participate in the fun. We cannot wait to welcome you back in the future! Our best, The El Dorado Team More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen

Address: 405 First St. W, Sonoma, CA 95476
Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Sonoma
Price Range: $195 - $504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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El Dorado Hotel And Kitchen
El Dorado Hotel Kitchen
El Dorado Sonoma
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Sonoma
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