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“Like your very own cabin in the Redwoods!”

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West Sonoma Inn & Spa
Ranked #7 of 13 Guerneville B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Woodbury, MN
2 reviews
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“Like your very own cabin in the Redwoods!”
Reviewed 23 October 2009

Traveling to wine country for the first time, the West Sonoma Inn provided me and my three friends a comfortable, cozy, private retreat after long days of expoloring Sonoma County. We arrived very late on our first night and the staff had turned a light on and the heater so that it was warm and cozy when we arrived in our creekside cottage. The two bedroom cabin had a queen bed with a not so comfortable mattress and a king size bed with a very comfortable mattress. The linens were soft and comfy and the cabin was clean and well stocked (towels, toiletries,etc.) The mini kitchen had everything we needed: microwave, refrigerator, toaster, coffeemaker. The only thing I would suggest changing is the queen size mattress and adding a mirror in the king size bedroom so that four women could get ready faster!! The staff in the lodge gave us great restaurant and wine tour recommendations as well as allowing us the stay 3 nights and get the 4th free special even though we booked before the special was offered! The location of the inn is in walking distance of all the restaurants, bars, and grocery store in Guerenville. We all agreed that we picked the right place and would stay again!!

  • Stayed October 2009, travelled with friends
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alamo
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Reviewed 10 September 2009

This was our second stay at West Sonoma Inn. Each time, our room was clean, modern, and well ap- pointed. The kitchenette was also a major plus. The grounds and pool were well maintained and downtown was a short stroll away. We also appreciated the beautiful vineyard views and the quiet.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Russian River, CA
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Reviewed 9 September 2009

We had 2 family reunions here - the first (2007) was so successful, that we came back for a second time. The service was fabulous and the owner was extremely flexible regarding holding blocks of rooms for us. We hosted a bbq one afternoon and it started to rain and the owner & mgr. came out with an EZ-Up and saved the affair. The grounds are immaculate and the owners continue to improve the rooms and ammenities. Each time we had between 30 and 35 family members including 10 children. The owner and managers went out of their way to accomodate our needs. All of the families loved it and I would highly recommend it.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled with family
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Orange County, CA
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Reviewed 8 September 2009

Stayed at the West Sonoma Inn & Spa over Labor Day weekend. Staff very helpful & friendly They gave us a bottle of champagne when we mentioned it was our anniversary. That was thoughtful.. Good location to be able to walk to restaurants and the little shops in Guerneville.

Our room was the most deluxe one in the resort (It was the only one still available when we booked) and cost around $300/night. It was spacious, including a bedroom, kitchen & living room with a small deck and a view of a vineyard. There was a jacuzzi on the deck which looked pretty 'sad' as its cover was crudely repaired with masking tape. The furnishings are minimalistic and not terribly welcoming. The faucet on the bathroom sink moved around and the plug in the sink did not work.

The continental breakfast is served in a main lounge which was attractive and welcoming. We were at the Inn for 3 nights and the breakfast was exactly the same each day. The same little granola muffins, the same slices of pound cake, the same bowl of fruit etc. It got pretty boring and showed a lack of imagination & care. I would suggest that they vary the assortment of items for breakfast from day to day.

The streets through the complex are potholed and riddled with white circles around areas that need repair. The welcoming book in the room mentions that the Inn was purchased in 2005 and is in the process of renovation. They need to speed up that process.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled as a couple
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WSISonoma_California, Owner at West Sonoma Inn & Spa, responded to this review, 16 September 2009
Thank you for the review of your three day stay here at West Sonoma Inn & Spa. As I personally expressed when surprising you with a complimentary bottle of champagne, we were honored that you and John picked our Inn for your 30th wedding anniversary. I'm sorry that you didn't let us know about some of the minor issues that seem to have detracted from your stay. We have a wonderful handyman ready and able to help our guests.

I apologize for the hot-tub cover appearing worn - as luck would have it the new ones arrived this week. The breakfast that you found unimaginative represents our spin on the classical 'European Breakfast'. We offer fresh OJ, organic coffee, pastries, croissants, granola muffins, fresh mixed berry salad and whole fruit. As we opted not to increase our rates when introducing the breakfast on weekends and holidays, we believe this to be an additional value-add to our guests. The feedback from most guests is overwhelmingly positive and appreciative.

I'd like to address your comments about pot-holes and renovations. We have a few spots where heavier vehicles have damaged the surface of the asphalt. We have solicited bids for new asphalt (it was the bidding company that sprayed the white marks on the ground) but cannot begin construction work during our peak season. With regard to renovations – we have completely remodeled every room on the property, restored the Redwood lobby and reception room to its original beauty, launched a thriving spa and just completed the wine garden. We're happy and proud of the progress we've made.

Sincerely,

Karen O'Brien
Owner
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Arizona
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Reviewed 21 August 2009

August 13th. Great place, very clean, quite and really nice people. Good referral to the restaurant across the street for dinner, Dawn Rance Lodge. We would love to live in this small town. Check out the local coffee shop and ice creme store. Its a town where everyone says hello and everyone knows their neighbors. Armstrong woods just up the street from the coffee shop, much nicer than Muir woods.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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Ottawa
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Reviewed 1 July 2009

I traveled with my parents and children (8 and 4). The area is wonderful and the hotel service was outstanding. The private cabin like accommodations make for a great spot to get away from it all.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled with family
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San Francisco
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Reviewed 17 June 2009

My spouse and I went to the Russian River Valley this past weekend to ride our bike through wine country. We booked the Jr Vineyard Cottage Suite since it had a hot tub and a private deck over-looking a vineyard. When we got there we saw that the hot tub was in the room and not on the deck. It was the only suite where the hot tub was not on the deck. We spoke with the manager and he apologized and upgraded us to a larger suite with a hot tub on the deck with no extra charge. The larger vineyard suites are large and loaded with lots of extras. It has a full kitchen and the view from the deck is great. The staff was friendly helpful and made great recommendations for wineries to visit as well as local restaurants. The second night we had to move to a suite without a hot tub, but it was also spacious, quiet and relaxing. The people in Guerneville are all so pleasant and friendly. We will definitely go back as we live in San Francisco, only 2 hours away.

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled as a couple
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Property: West Sonoma Inn & Spa
Address: 14100 Brookside Lane, Guerneville, CA 95446
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Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Guerneville
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 13 B&Bs / Inns in Guerneville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — West Sonoma Inn & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In the heart of the Russian River Valley, the stylish, newly renovated West Sonoma Inn & Spa is superbly situated on acres of sun-splashed grounds featuring soaring redwoods, shaded lawns, vineyard views and pool. Our rooms and suites feature plush beds, crisp white linens, Italian tile bathrooms and wet bars or mini kitchens. Most of our units have fireplaces, many have private decks and valley views, some have private two-person hot tubs. ... more   less 
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