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MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa

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29 E. MacArthur St., Sonoma, CA 95476-7615
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/16/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#2 of 11 hotels in Sonoma
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Located in the beautiful Sonoma Valley Wine Country four blocks from historic Sonoma Plaza, MacArthur Place is a newly-renovated 64-room hotel, spa and culinary hub offering natural luxury in the heart of Sonoma. Set on a historic six-acre estate with lush grounds, intimate gardens, winding pathways, stylish mid-century pool, and full-service spa utilizing flowers and herbs from property gardens. New culinary offerings include: Layla, the Mediterranean "farm kitchen," The Porch, a coffee shop and marketplace, and The Bar at MacArthur spinning classic cocktails and fare. Evening wine tasting, nightly fire pits, valet parking, free WiFi, Netflix and Hulu; complimentary in-room snacks. Walking distance to Sonoma Plaza, and minutes from some of wine country's most lauded vineyards, wineries, restaurants. Just a short 15-minute drive from Napa Valley and 45 minutes from San Francisco, MacArthur Place is convenient to both Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley wineries.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Babysitting
Electric vehicle charging station
Parking
Wifi
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Table tennis
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Safe
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Anjali TN wrote a review Dec 2020
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My husband and I had an absolutely lovely elopement and honeymoon at MacArthur Place Hotel this December. Laura and Michelle were extraordinarily helpful and answered a million questions as I quickly planned a wedding from across the country after our original wedding plans were affected by Covid. I honestly sent Laura dozens of emails and she responded graciously and helpfully to each one haha. Getting married privately in Sonoma and Zooming in our families was not our original plan by any means, but it may have ended up even more special than our pre-Covid vision. The grounds of MacArthur Place are STUNNING and the elopement package is a very good value. We loved staying at the charming Jasmine Cottage, enjoyed our complimentary spa visits, and really loved breakfast at Layla. Touches like the fireplace in our room and the heated bathroom floors truly elevated this experience. Everyone was friendly, particularly the young people who worked as valets. We also appreciated that the hotel is within such a short walking distance of the Plaza’s many restaurants and tasting rooms. We plan to visit MacArthur Place again for an anniversary trip at some point in future years! Truly a wonderful experience that I highly recommend. If I could offer one extremely MINOR area for improvement, I would mention that the heated pool feels cold during the winter. Honestly, we are not big swimmers so it was not a big deal for us, but we were surprised by how cold the “heated pool” felt. We got out after a few minutes. Still, not a big deal and a very easy fix!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Dec 18, 2020
Dearest Anjali, What an absolutely lovely, kind and thoughtful review. We are honored that you chose MacArthur Place as the setting for your special day, and we are so happy that our team was able to provide peace of mind every step of the way, ensuring your elopement and honeymoon were magical. Laura and Michelle are stellar (we are lucky to have them), and we will share your sweet note which will make their days. Again, a huge and heartfelt thank-you for your wonderful feedback (duly noted on the pool temperature!). Congratulations on this next chapter of your life, and please come back to stay with us again in the near future. All the best, Liddy
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Megan L wrote a review Dec 2020
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I'm slightly too into MacArthur Place, but its hard not to be. This hotel is my favorite in wine country for many reasons. They respect the new guard of wine makers and I've never been disappointed in their wine list. Their kitchen and resto on site is delicious and convenient. The staff is kind, welcoming and extremely quick with requests. I feel like I sleep better than I do at home, which I didn't think was possible. The art on property is stunning. I recommend it to all my friends, which is why I had to leave a review. If you're looking to go to Napa, Sonoma or even the Petaluma area, I highly recommend MacArthur.
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Room Tip: Highly recommend the suite. All accommodations are lovely, but the fireplace + bath tub are worth...
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Response from Liddy Parlato, Marketing at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa
Responded Dec 14, 2020
Dear Y4028MBmeganl, This may be our favorite review of the year! Thank you for the kind and supportive feedback, and for your thoughtful appreciation of the details that make the experience. We've worked passionately to curate things like our wine list, the super-comfy beds and of course our collection of hand-picked art pieces, many of which were made expressly for MacArthur through our partnership with Tappan Collective. It's music to our ears when repeat guests such as yourself spotlight the finer points of your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. All the best, Liddy
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c00kie_28 wrote a review Nov 2020
San Francisco, California4 contributions3 helpful votes
Lovely property. The restaurant 'Layla' was decent & convenient. But their specialty coffee was overrated, they need to train their barista better. I didn't like that we could smell smoke from inside the room on & off, one of the other occupants must've been smoking weed. Overall, a positive experience, with room for improvement especially in the finer details.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from Liddy Parlato, Marketing at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa
Responded Nov 20, 2020
Dear c00kie_28, Many thanks for staying with us on your recent visit to Sonoma. We're glad your overall experience was positive, and we truly appreciate your candid feedback on the finer details. All the best, Liddy
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Josh C wrote a review Nov 2020
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My fiance and I stayed here last weekend and had an incredible time. MacArthur Place was one of the nicest hotels I've stayed at; spectacularly modern with updated rooms, a beautiful property, great location close to downtown, incredible food at Layla, and very friendly staff! We felt very safe visiting in the COVID environment, with our room having been thoroughly sanitized and all the staff taking precautions when we interacted with them. The dining at Layla was at an outdoor-ish tent with heat lamps and spaced out tables; we felt very safe eating there (also, the food was wonderful!) The rooms are chic, modern, and even have wonderful tech which makes it feel that much more glamorous (such as touch panels that control all the lights, and a chromecast on the 65" TV). I believe the entire hotel was renovated only a few years ago, and it shows. The outdoor paths are dotted with cozy gas firepits that were wonderful to sit around in the daytime and when it got chilly at night. Lastly, everyone we interacted with was wonderful, and they went out of their way to make sure we had an enjoyable time, particularly when they found out that we got engaged over the weekend. We will absolutely be coming back for future visits to Sonoma!
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Response from Liddy Parlato, Marketing at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa
Responded Nov 16, 2020
Dear Josh, A huge and heartfelt thank-you for taking the time to share such a kind, thoughtful and beautifully-written review! We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed every facet of your stay with us, and we are honored that you chose our property as a backdrop for your engagement. Congratulations to you both, and we hope you'll return in the near future to celebrate! All the best, Liddy
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Pablo G wrote a review Sep 2020
San Francisco, California26 contributions23 helpful votes
My family visited MacArthur Place during Labor Day. With the COVID situation and fires we were hesitant to leave our home, but really needed a change of scenery. We couldn't have picked a better place - within driving distance of San Francisco. Everyone was super friendly - from the front desk staff, to the restaurant staff, everyone made you feel welcome, and in these times, safe. We were glad to see everyone, including guests, wearing masks and taking the proper social distancing precautions. The property was recently renovated, and the taste is impeccable. Very clean and modern. We're already planning a return trip in October to this wonderful place.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Responded Sep 16, 2020
Dear pgersb, What a wonderful and thoughtful review. Thank you for the kind words, and for braving the elements this past Labor Day weekend to enjoy a relaxing getaway in Sonoma! We are so glad to hear that our property was a safe and welcoming respite, and that you appreciated the new design details. We look forward to welcoming you back in October, which is an exciting time in the midst of harvest season! All the best, Liddy
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PRICE RANGE
$468 - $836 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
64
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Frequently Asked Questions about MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Sonoma Plaza (0.7 miles), Mission San Francisco Solano (0.7 miles), and Transcendence Theatre Company (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sweet Scoops Homemade Ice Cream, Cafe La Haye, and Sunflower Caffé Espresso & Wine.
Are there opportunities to exercise at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Is MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Sonoma.
Are any cleaning services offered at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.