Safari West is a 400-acre (162-hectare) sanctuary in the center of the wine country, where exotic mammals and birds reside. Started as a private facility, the preserve is now open to the public and conducts tours and field trips for those interested. Attracting over 60,000 people annually, Safari West is dedicated to the preservation of species and conducts interaction with students and educational programs. Tent cabins and other lodging is provided for those who wish to stay at the reserve. Amenities on-site include swimming pool, restaurant, and massages.
Nestled among acres of gardens and vineyards, MacArthur Place Inn & Spa is a 19th century estate offering luxurious accommodations, on-site spa services and all of the latest technologies, and is only minutes from Napa Valley. Guest rooms include free WiFi, a seating area, down comforters, a TV with premium movie channels and cable channels, ironing facilities, a refrigerator, a coffee machine, a safety deposit box, and an en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower, free toiletries, bathrobes, and a hairdryer. Guests can dine at the on-site restaurant, Saddles Steakhouse, which offers American cuisine, for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The MacArthur Place Inn and Spa features numerous thoughtful amenities. Guests can enjoy custom massage services, beautiful gardens, complimentary film rental and an on-site library, complete with books and games. Guests at MacArthur Inn can always discover something to do. The wineries of Napa and Sonoma Valley are minutes away and the historic Sonoma Plaza is within walking distance. Guests can also end the evening with a complimentary wine and cheese reception.
Nestled in Sonoma County, the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn is adjacent to Napa Valley. This luxury inn offers an on-site, 18-hole championship golf course, a full-service spa, and a health club. Every room features a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a refrigerator, a coffee machine, and a view. Select rooms or suites also provide a fireplace, a spa bath, or a patio or balcony. Many on-site dining options are available at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, including the Sante Restaurant, offering fine dining; 38º North, a lounge bar featuring wine from over 50 local and international wineries; the Water Tower Bar, the seasonal outdoor poolside cafe; and the Sonoma Golf Club Grill, which provides uninterrupted views of the golf course with an outdoor patio and fireplace. The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Spa includes four geo-thermal swimming pools, 24-hour fitness centre, a bathhouse, and massages. Fitness and wellness classes are available, including yoga and body sculpting. Maxwell Farms Regional Park is 1.5 km from the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn. The Sonoma Golf and Country Club is 2 km away.
Situated in Sonoma Valley, the Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa offers a variety of beauty treatments at the full-service Raindance Spa. The Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar features fresh, local cuisine and and extensive selection of California wines. All guest rooms feature a flat screen TV with cable channels and premium pay-per-view movie channels, a coffee machine, a refrigerator, and free WiFi. Cottages offer a fireplace and a spacious seating area. The resort features an outdoor heated pool and a hot tub. Sonoma Renaissance Resort Lodge also includes a fitness centre, which offers classes such as yoga, and a concierge desk with local information. Guests can relax at Bean & Bottle, a coffee bar and wine shop. Sonoma Lodge Renaissance Resort is 2.4 km from Sonoma State Historic Park. The Cellar Door is within a 5 minute walk from the resort.
Nestled among a 33-acre olive grove, this luxury Napa Valley resort features an outdoor pool with cabanas, a relaxing health and wellness spa and a fine dining restaurant. Guest accommodation at Auberge du Soleil, An Auberge Resort features a fireplace, free WiFi and balconies or patios with expansive views. The property is 25 minutes’ drive from Central Napa. Italian linens, plush slippers and bathrobes are provided in all rooms or suites. An over-sized soaking tub with a separate walk-in shower, a double vanity and free spa toiletries are featured in the en suite bathroom of all rooms or suites. A separate living room and an additional LED TV are featured in select suites. The acclaimed Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil serves locally sourced California dishes with a dash of Mediterranean flavors. The restaurant has one of the most extensive wine cellars in the Napa Valley Region and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Featuring outdoor dining in a casual atmosphere, The Bistro & Bar offers an ever changing selection of wines by the glass and a terrace with panoramic views. Auberge Napa Valley Spa offers massages, facials and a signature purification ritual. Guests can also attend complimentary fitness classes such as power yoga, boot camp and boxing at the spa. Lake Hennessey is 5 minutes’ drive away from this Mediterranean-inspired resort. The town of Saint Helena is 10 minutes’ drive away from Auberge du Soleil, An Auberge Resort.
Of the many historical homes in Napa Valley, this is supposedly the oldest one. Comprising three storeys, the spectacular white mansion features all the expected trimmings: marble floors, redwood ceilings, huge fireplaces, antiques, chandeliers, expensive rugs and a game room. You can even play croquet out on the lawn! The Victorian rooms of Churchill Manor are over the top, with huge claw foot bathtubs and stylish antiques and linens. This home is a grandiose accommodation with impeccable service. Check the website for details about the rates and further information about the type of rooms.
Ledson Hotel and Harmony Lounge was designed and built by Steve Ledson, a Sonoma farmer. The building is elegant from the outside and all the six guest rooms are neatly designed to offer maximum comfort and luxury. The furniture in the rooms is antique and it will surely take you back to the Victorian era. The hotel has a well-stocked wine bar in the Ledson Harmony Lounge and all guests get a complimentary bottle of Ledson wine on arrival. The location of the hotel is within a small distance from a golf course and a few movie theaters. If you want to do something thrilling, take in a hot air balloon ride or go horseback riding. The hotel does not allow children under 12 years of age.
Set in a historic building and boasting an outdoor swimming pool, this hotel is located directly across the street from Sonoma Plaza in Sonoma, California. A restaurant is featured on-site at the El Dorado Hotel. Each guest room here comes with a flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station and a refrigerator. A private balcony or patio is also offered in every room. The en suite bathrooms are equipped with a hairdryer and a shower. A 24-hour front desk and meeting or banquet facilities can be found at the hotel. Guests can relax with a drink at the bar after a long day of sightseeing. El Dorado Hotel is 3 minutes’ walk from Mission San Francisco Solano, and several dining and shopping options can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk. San Francisco International Airport is 92.4 km away.
Situated in a historic building on the Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma Hotel features elegantly designed guest rooms. After a exploring the quaint city centre of Sonoma, guests can enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant, The Girl and the Fig. Each room here comes with a cable TV, air conditioning, and a private bathroom with a bath or shower and hairdryer. A free limited continental breakfast of coffee, juice, tea and pastries is offered daily. A concierge service, a 24-hour front desk, and a bar can all be found on site. A number of restaurants, shops, and wine tasting venues can be reached within a 10-minute walk. Sonoma Hotel is a 3-minute walk from Mission San Francisco Solano and a 4-minute walk from the Sebastiani Theatre. The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art is a 5-minute walk away.