9 Downtown Healdsburg Hotels to Relax in Sonoma County

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  • on AUGUST 19, 2015
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A destination for wine and relaxation, downtown Healdsburg has more than 30 wineries within walking distance. And while wine is often the main attraction in Healdsburg, you can also enjoy downtown Healdsburg’s lively historic plaza, offering free concerts on Tuesday evenings as well as dining and great shopping including a bookstore, art gallery, and even an old fashioned soda fountain. Staying downtown, the best of Healdsburg is just steps away: we encourage you to enjoy convenience, luxury, and relaxation at these downtown Healdsburg hotels.

For Those Seeking Gracious Hospitality

Hotel Healdsburg
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Hotel Healdsburg
25 Matheson St.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 431-2800
TripAdvisor: 4 stars, 442 reviews
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Located on the western edge of the historic Healdsburg plaza, Hotel Healdsburg offers both convenience and luxury in wine country. Ride complimentary bikes out to Westside Road to enjoy a winery (we suggest Alderbrook). Then, return to enjoy special local biodynamic spa treatments exclusive to Hotel Healdsburg with the Farm to Spa menu of services. We recommend the Meyer Lemon Sage Herbal Wrap.

Dining options include Charlie Palmer’s Dry Creek Kitchen with a seasonal Progressive American menu, Pizzando’s wood oven pizzas, and the Spirit Bar with craft cocktails and single barrel scotches and whiskeys.

Insider tip: Order the brussel sprouts, broccolini, and pepperoni pizza at Pizzando’s downstairs.

For Those Who Enjoy a Happening Eco-Chic Hotel

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219 Healdsburg Ave.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 922-5251
TripAdvisor: 4.5 stars, 342 reviews
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Enjoy a natural space with art and nightlife at h2hotel. A LEED Gold certified facility, h2hotel’s roof is covered with succulents, construction features reclaimed wood and concrete, a creek is just outside the door. Guests are encouraged to use a complimentary bike to get around town. h2hotel guests enjoy lively nightlife at the acclaimed hotel bar, Spoonbar, which is known for its cocktails.

If you can find a spot on the pillow couch, claim it quickly and curl up with a Spoonbar favorite, the Cucumber Collins. Hungry? It’s just a quick walk down to Bear Republic Brewing to enjoy some local beer and pub fare.

Insider tip: Enjoy the numerous art installations, including the live oak photographic glass installation that follows you as you move from the lobby of the hotel to higher floors.

For the Person Looking for Homey Comfort

Healdsburg Inn
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Healdsburg Inn on the Plaza
112 Matheson St.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(800) 431-8663
TripAdvisor: 4.5 stars, 233 reviews
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This cozy inn is right on the plaza, with farmers markets, free Tuesday evening concerts, shopping, and dining just steps away. Healdsburg Inn on the Plaza has just 12 guestrooms, giving it the feel of a B&B with modern amenities. You’ll enjoy the luxurious, yet home like feel of the inn’s rooms, all of which feature high ceilings, original mouldings, fireplaces, and bay windows or balconies.

Come hungry and enjoy a freshly cooked breakfast each morning, as well as wine, tea, and hors d’oeuvres each afternoon. Check out movies, books, and games at the front desk, or call for an in-room spa treatment in this inn that feels as comfortable as home.

Insider tip: Directly downstairs is Noble Folk Ice Cream and Pie Bar—eat treats from the bar in your robe!

For Wine Lovers Seeking Ease and Value

best western
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Best Western Dry Creek Inn
198 Dry Creek Rd.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 605-0880
TripAdvisor: 4 stars, 1,461 reviews
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The Best Western Dry Creek Inn offers great value with excellent rooms, amenities, and a convenient location for a good price. This hotel is right at the entrance to Dry Creek Road, which offers access to world-renowned Dry Creek wineries including Papapietro Winery and Seghesio Family Vineyards, both of which are known for their Zinfandels. Stay in the Villa Toscana, where you can enjoy a private spa treatment, or partake in the sauna and steam rooms, as well as the relaxing outdoor patio.

After a day out, gather around one of the fire pits on the property to open a bottle of wine. The hotel is pet friendly and offers a doggie goodie bag, so don’t hesitate to ask about bringing your four legged friend. Been here before? Make the trip back: the hotel has undergone an extensive renovation including new granite countertops, upgraded furnishings, carpeting, and a new full service digital concierge where you can plan your itinerary.

Insider tip: Unwind with complimentary summer morning yoga classes.

For Distinctive Visitors Seeking French Mansion Luxury

Hotel Les Mars
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Hotel Les Mars
27 North St.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 433-4211
TripAdvisor: 4.7 stars, 166 reviews
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Hotel Les Mars exudes the old world charm of a historic French mansion with luxury and excellent service. The hotel features 17th and 18th century antiques throughout the property, and each guest room is individually decorated with hand carved artisan beds, fireplaces, and antique furnishings. All of the details are taken care of with complimentary French breakfasts each morning as well as daily wine and cheese receptions each afternoon, often featuring local winemakers on site.

Hotel Les Mars’ concierge can help you plan the perfect experience with wine tastings, activities, and available amenities including champagne, flower arrangements, warm bubble baths, and picnic lunches to take along for wine tastings. In addition to luxury and service, Hotel Les Mars offers a great location one block off of the town square, a historic setting, and European style service.

Insider tip: Visit one of Hotel Les Mars’ partner wineries to receive a complimentary tour and wine tasting.

For Visitors Seeking a Romantic Wine Country Getaway

Honor Mansion
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Honor Mansion
14891 Grove St.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 433-4277
TripAdvisor: 5 stars, 679 reviews
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Honor Mansion is a four acre resort offering the ultimate romantic getaway in Healdsburg. The property is adults only, and has just 13 private rooms, offering an intimate experience. You’ll love this hotel’s bed and breakfast charm with the amenities and size of a boutique hotel. We recommend staying in a room with an outdoor jacuzzi tub on a private deck.

A full gourmet buffet breakfast is available each morning, and a wine and appetizer reception is offered each evening featuring local wine makers. Take in the amazing grounds, viewing the relaxing koi pond or playing a game of bocce ball with a glass of a newly found favorite Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel in your hand.

Insider tip: Honor Mansion is located directly across the street from Seghesio Winery. When you visit, be sure to try the highly rated Seghesio Sonoma Zinfandels.

For Travelers Who Want Great Value and Comfort Near Healdsburg Plaza

L & M Motel
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L & M Motel
70 Healdsburg Ave.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 433-6528
TripAdvisor: 4.5 stars, 110 reviews
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Since 1952, L & M Motel has offered a refreshing respite for travelers in the Sonoma County area. The motel has long been a favorite of travelers who want to save money on lodging — often to spend more on wine. Located just three blocks from the downtown plaza, it’s a short walk to Healdsburg’s dining and cultural center. But even in the ritzy area of Healdsburg square, L & M Motel offers an excellent value with low rates and clean, comfortable rooms. Bring your swimsuit to enjoy Healdsburg’s only indoor heated swimming pool, or step into the jacuzzi or cedar dry sauna.

Insider tip: Don’t miss the homemade scones served every morning.

For Groups Who Want An Apartment in Town

Two Thirty-Five Luxury Suites
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Two Thirty-Five Luxury Suites
235 Healdsburg Ave.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 473-3500
TripAdvisor: 5 stars, 36 reviews
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Two Thirty Five Luxury Suites are the perfect place to stay for groups visiting wine country. Extended families, groups of friends or couples, and bachelor or bachelorette parties will find these suites to be ideal. And as an all-suite, boutique hotel, Two Thirty Five offers all of the comforts and privacy of home with three bedrooms, bathrooms, a full size kitchen, and a spacious living room.

There’s even a washer and dryer in the suite, a kitchen stocked with pots, pans, dishes, and glassware, and bathrooms including toiletries and hair dryers, so you won’t have to give up any comforts to stay in downtown Healdsburg — and you can cook fresh farmer’s market finds if you’d like as well! It offers the ultimate landing pad for groups or large families visiting the Healdsburg area.

Insider tip: Each room has its own Nest thermostat, so you can individualize your temperature.

For Visitors Seeking Private Seclusion Off the Plaza

Duchamp Hotel
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The Duchamp Healdsburg
421 Foss St.
Healdsburg, CA 95448
(707) 431-1300
TripAdvisor: 4.5 stars, 166 reviews
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The Duchamp Healdsburg offers a serene, ultra cool stay in Healdsburg. Unique and contemporary, this hotel is perfect for couples or families seeking a hip vibe with a comfortable and luxurious atmosphere. It’s also ideal for art lovers with a quirky hotel decor and a recently installed sonogarden that gives visitors an immersive environmental audio experience.

Nestled in a private olive tree grove, the Duchamp has six private cottages, a pool, and gardens for guests to explore. And though it’s a quiet, secluded property, it’s just one block off of the square, offering the best of Healdsburg just steps away from your cottage.

Insider tip: Speak with Duchamp’s owner, Peter Lenz, and ask him for a private tour and tasting at his winery.

These nine downtown Healdsburg hotels are the perfect options to kick start your wine country visit.

WineCountry Staff


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