Really nice spot. You get your own cottage here in a redwood grove steps from Guerneville. The cottages are cozy, with wood-panel walls, heat from a gas fireplace, pictures of old west scenes on the walls, and even a deer head hanging on the wall. Bedrooms are tiny, just big enough for a bed, but you get a...more
Big rooms with private balcony overlooking a swimming pool. A complimentary bottle of wine on arrival. Nice. This is a great hotel that really gets the details right. It is arranged as a cluster of small brick cottages with 3 rooms in each. The beds were very comfy and the staff was very helpful - we...more
The only stand of old growth redwoods in Sonoma County - this place is a wonder. 1300 year old trees stretching up to the sky! Located just a couple miles outside Guerneville. Best option is to park outside the park and walk in - the trail is beautiful and you can avoid the day use fee....more
Excellent cappuccino. Flying Goat makes amazing coffee, similar to Sightglass or Blue Bottle in SF, but without the steep prices. Cappuccino was beautifully prepared and only cost $2. Pastries are also delicious.
Wow. This place was recommended to me on Gogobot, and when we saw the line out front in the morning we almost skipped it. Good thing we didn't. This place has phenomenal stuff. The chocolate-almond croissants were so decadent my mouth is watering just thinking about it - they probably weighed a...more
Rubicon is one of the most storied wineries in Napa valley, and I would include on the must visit list. The winery is housed in a huge stone chateau that is one of the oldest in Napa. There is a tour that takes you around the ground to learn of the wineries great beginnings, near death, then resurrection by...more
We didn't end up staying here - we had booked a room but there was a bit of a mix up and we ended up down the road. Nonetheless we decided to stop by to check it out for next time. The complex is very nice, with several cottages tucked among the redwoods. Like most cottages in the area, they are cozy, with...more
Really nice, high end restaurant. The presentation is beautiful. The food is very good, though I had hoped for a bit more. We had the salad (5 stars), the pork belly (4 stars), the lamb (4 stars) and one of the fish dishes. Not a place to bring kids....more