6 Best Downtown Healdsburg Hotels

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6 Best Downtown Healdsburg Hotels

By Hana-Lee Sedgwick February 13, 2024

Situated in the northern part of Sonoma County, Healdsburg seems to offer everything one might want while visiting Wine Country, including great wine, excellent restaurants, boutique shopping, and even a charming historic plaza in the heart of town.

While there are plenty of reasons to venture outside of Healdsburg during a visit, like world-class Sonoma wineries and picturesque scenery, staying downtown offers a chance to experience the best this small town has to offer—with the added convenience of being able to walk most places. When you’re ready to book your visit, here are 6 downtown Healdsburg hotels worthy of a stay.

Rooftop, Harmon Guest House
Rooftop, Photo courtesy of Harmon Guest House

Chic and modern in style, Harmon Guest House is one of downtown Healdsburg’s top destination hotels, located just off the historic town plaza. Named after Harmon Heald, the town’s pioneering founder, this contemporary hotel features 39 rooms outfitted with private balconies, bluetooth sound systems, and original art, as well as plenty of deluxe amenities to note, such as a solar-heated pool, complimentary yoga classes, and bikes to use free of charge. During your stay, don’t miss visiting the Rooftop lounge, where panoramic views of downtown Healdsburg and the Sonoma mountains are best enjoyed while sipping a glass of wine as the sun goes down.

227 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA 95448, (707) 431-8220

Hotel Healdsburg
Photo courtesy of Hotel Healdsburg

Located on the western edge of the Healdsburg Plaza, Hotel Healdsburg offers much to love during a stay, including spacious guest rooms, a luxurious spa, a 60-foot pool, and complimentary bicycles for cruising around town. Also a highlight are the numerous food and beverage offerings, such as in-room dining, a stylish lobby bar, a casual wood-fired pizza restaurant, and the acclaimed Charlie Palmer’s Dry Creek Kitchen, where seasonal American fare highlights the best of the Sonoma County region.

25 Matheson Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448, (707) 431-2800

Healdsburg Inn
Photo courtesy of Facebook: Healdsburg Inn on the Plaza

This cozy inn, a Four Sisters property, seamlessly blends the modern luxuries of a boutique hotel with the traditional amenities of a B&B. Built in 1901, Healdsburg Inn is one of the few places to stay right on the historic Healdsburg Plaza, making it a great home base for those who like the convenience of having restaurants and tasting rooms just steps from their room. The Inn’s 12 guest rooms are spacious and comfortable, featuring high ceilings, fireplaces, and tasteful decor, while gracious hospitality and details like breakfast with bubbles, an afternoon wine hour, and freshly baked cookies add to the allure of a stay.

112 Matheson Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448, (707) 433-6991

Photo courtesy of SingleThread Inn

SingleThread may be renowned for its Michelin-starred restaurant (honored with Three Michelin Stars and a Michelin Green Star, to be specific), where a 10-course meal of seasonally-inspired fare is definitely something to write home about, it’s also home to a small inn worth discovering. Featuring high ceilings, exposed brick, deep soaking tubs, and heated floors, these contemporary accommodations make for an excellent place to rest after a long dinner. Even if you don’t opt for the full evening dining experience, you can still taste a slice of SingleThread’s culinary expertise during the multi-course breakfast for two (included with a stay).

131 North Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448, (707) 723-4646

Hotel Les Mars
Photo courtesy of Hotel Les Mars

Hotel Les Mars, a member of Relais & Chateaux, exudes the Old World charm of a historic French mansion, complete with ornate details and excellent service. Located one block from the town square, the hotel features traditional 17th and 18th-century antiques throughout the property, and each guest room is individually decorated with hand-carved four-poster beds, fine Italian linens, fireplaces, and antique furnishings. While it may not have a pool or on-site spa like other properties in Sonoma Wine Country, continental breakfast and a complimentary tour and tasting at a local winery are included with a stay. Also: the hotel’s restaurant, Chalkboard, is a great place to savor daily-changing offerings that showcase the bounty of California, so you can dine well without venturing too far from your room.

27 North Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448, (707) 433-4211

Lobby, h2hotel
Lobby, Photo courtesy of h2hotel

As a LEED Gold certified property, the sustainably-chic h2hotel has committed to using less energy, less water, and fewer natural resources than most other California hotels. Add in thoughtful details and luxurious accommodations, and h2hotel proves that eco-friendly can be utterly inviting. Guests are encouraged to use a complimentary bike to get around town, or bring their own bike and store it in the hotel’s secure bike storage area when not in use. Additional amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, daily breakfast, EV charging stations, and water filling stations on every floor, as well as an on-site spa, pool, and the popular restaurant, spoonbar, known for its creative American food and seasonal cocktails.

219 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA 95448, (707) 431-2202

Honorable Mentions

River Belle Inn
River Belle Inn

This 19th-century estate home turned B&B exudes the feeling of a bygone era, but with modern conveniences that make it super inviting. 11 river and garden view suites offer spacious and serene accommodations, featuring deep soaking tubs and fireplaces, while the inn’s private river access, farm-to-table breakfasts, and afternoon happy hours add an extra dose of Sonoma County charm. 

Camellia Inn
Camellia Inn

This quaint bed and breakfast, named for the 50 varieties of camellia plants on the property, features nine individually-styled rooms. It also boasts beautiful grounds, a pool, and details that make a stay feel special, like complimentary evening wine receptions. In true B&B style, a full breakfast is offered each morning, featuring locally-sourced ingredients.

The Ruse
The Ruse

Located just on the outskirts of downtown Healdsburg, the 11-room The Ruse blends mid-century modern design with a nod to the Victorian Era. With amenities like a sprawling, year-round heated swimming pool, tennis courts, a restaurant, and even an impressive putting green, it’s hard to beat the luxury meets relaxed vibes of this laid-back Sonoma hotel.