The best way to get to know and explore Sonoma is through its wines. It sits right next to the equally popular Napa Valley and has many of the best wineries and vineyards in the state. It is home to California’s oldest commercial winery, Buena Vista, which was founded in 1857. It is also home to Gundlach Bundschu, the oldest family winery in California. Visitors and tourists cannot miss Sonoma Plaza, an 8-acre (3.2 hectares) town square, and the National Historic Monument that exudes the county’s old-fashioned charm. There are many activities to do in Sonoma: visit prime boutique wineries, go on biking and hiking tours, and take a tour onboard the Sonoma Valley Wine Trolley cable car. Enjoy degustation tours and sample the best local food. If you’re ready to explore this wine country, check out these top Airbnb vacation rentals in Sonoma, California for great places to stay.
This cottage-farm house located near downtown Sonoma can be your temporary homebase when journeying the wine county of Sonoma. When inside the house, you might feel that you’re deep into the country but this location is actually near everything. It could be a long walk or a short drive to the town square, wineries, and the community Deli Cafe. It has a spacious living area with a big laptop-friendly desk for your telecommuting tasks. The common area also has a sofa that can also double as a day bed. The bedroom has a king-size bed. The kitchen has a barbecue grill for brunch with family and friends. This house is located in the eastside area of Sonoma and all the fine wineries are just less than a mile away.
Sonoma Berry Blossom FarmSonoma, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsvery thoughtful touches that made our stay even more comfortable like bicycles extra blankets netflix etcthe cottage is beautiful comfortable and full of lovely touchesjeanne's place was a beautifully decorated open floor plan home with plenty of room and great viewsjeanne's cottage was a peaceful escape it was larger than we expected and extremely cozy and comfortableit’s perfect for two people the goats and mini horse are adorable and the cabin is so comfortablevery clean well appointed accommodationclean and cute goatsloved jeanne's place clean and gorgeous inside and outthe airbnb was super clean stylish spacious and comfortableher place was really clean and private perfect for a weekend getaway
Host:gracious & friendly hostjeanne is a great hostjeanne our host was very friendly and responsivethe host was also great and responded to any questions we had in a timely fashionfast and friendly responses with jeanneRead more reviewslocation is greatthe location was also greatgreat location in downtown sonomahad a wonderful trip at a wonderful locationexcellent location very comfortable wonderful stay
If you are throwing a weekend party for family and friends, this property would be the perfect venue. This modern farmhouse can accommodate up to eight guests. It has three big bedrooms and two bathrooms. The property sits on a lot with large oak trees, vineyards, and mountain views. The highlight of this place is the large lighted-porch that can instantly turn into an intimate venue for small gatherings or reunions. The main area has the living room, dining area, and kitchen with marble countertop. The master suite has a walk-in shower. There is a hot tub outside the house. Guests can use the walking or biking trail when going downtown.
Modern Sonoma Farmhouse w/ Spa, Near Sonoma SquareSonoma, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat backyard and deck and big open space in the kitchen/living areacomfortable couches and roku tvthe kitchen was fully stocked for the most part as well and the grill was nice to havelovely bright and comfortable home with lots of natural lightvery nice home comfy beds and pretty deck/yardvery clean and modernhouse was extremely clean as advertisedit is modern clean and comfortablethe house has a minimalist design inside but include every amenity needed was very clean beautiful and comfortableloved my stay here the house was very clean and beautifully decorated
Host:milton was a great hostmilton was quick to answer our questions and very helpfulmilton was responsive for any questions we hadmilton was an excellent host who was quick to respond as neededthe host was very quick to reply to all of our inquiries and check in was easyRead more reviewsgreat place near sonoma squarelocation is great; close to the square and many winerieslocation was great and we could walk to many thingsamazing house close to downtown sonomabeautiful home and very close to the main square of sonoma
This stylish home in Sonoma called Thornsberry House was renovated to have that boutique-hotel design and feel for guests to enjoy. This house is a perfect set-up for a family of five or two couples. This modern property is composed of two adjacent buildings that are connected by a large deck with a pool and bocce ball court. The interior is well-designed for guests who favor sophisticated yet practical living spaces. This place is close to Sonoma vineyards and wineries. It has an outdoor charcoal grill, dining table, and a hot tub.
Thornsberry House, A Luxe Country GetawaySonoma, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsand the pool and outdoor space were terrificthe casita or adjacent guest house is also lovely with lots of room to spread outcouldn't ask for a better spot with comfortable beds we'd rent again in a heartbeatnice heated pool and surrounding amenitywe loved the heated pool it was amazingit was sparkling clean and had everything we neededextremely clean and had everything we could possibly needthe house is stylishly decorated spotless and exceedingly comfortablecomfortable clean stylish and had everything we needed and then someerik’s place was fantastic the entire place was decorated beautifully and was very clean
Host:they are fantastic hostsamazing and gorgeous place great hospitality from the hostvery friendly & accommodating hosterik is a great host with lots of recommendationserik was a wonderful host and has a beautiful homeRead more reviewsbeautiful home tucked away close to townnice house that is pretty close to towna beautiful nice spot located close to sonoma townfabulous location close to sonoma plazait is in the perfect location tucked away yet close to the square
This guest suite feels like your own dream flat. The outside porch has a trellis and lounge chairs. Inside, there is a living area and bookshelf corner. The piano is available for guests’ use. The kitchenette is complete with basic amenities. The queen bed is comfortable. It is located on a quiet street in the east side of Sonoma that is near the plaza, wineries, and shops. Napa Valley is also minutes away from this house. It is less than an hour’s drive from Sonoma County Airport.
Sophisticated Studio in Historic Wine CountrySonoma, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe space was thoughtfully arranged and very comfortablethere’s plenty of good reads on the built-in shelves as well as a flat screen tvthe bed was soft which egyptian cotton sheets and nice firm pillowsthe room is wonderfully decorated with a private bathcomfy bed and cool ac for the summer heat wave we had outsidevery clean and spacious roomthis airbnb was clean and well designedthe suite was sparkling clean and the well stockedeverything was really nice and cleansparkling clean comfortable excellent hosts and a great location
Host:they were great hosts i enjoyed their recommendations and really appreciated their hospitalityjim and vicki are wonderful hostsjim was very communicative helpful accommodating and kindvicki and jim were excellent hoststhe hosts were very helpful with any tips or information we requestedRead more reviewsthe location was perfectlocated on a charming street in sonoma this is an awesome findthe perfect space and ideal location for a relaxing vacation in the wine countrythe location was convenient from sf and also not far from other sonoma county destinations like healdsburgjim & vicki's place was easy to find and located in a quiet part of sonoma
This lovely country cottage will surely amaze couples on vacation. This house might look simplistic on the outside but the inside combines minimalism and sophistication. The open floor area makes it more spacious. There is a bed on the far-end of the cottage and another separate bedroom. The living area has a leather sofa bed and a pair of one-seater sofas. The simple dining area with a wooden table is accentuated with hanging wall shelves. The French windows and white drop sheer curtains make the interior look more soft and romantic. The bathroom has a full tub. There is a large deck with a fire pit outside for barbecue and wine party. There are also two sofas for lounging on the deck. This cottage is located on the east side of town and near Buena Vista and Gundlach Bundschu wineries.
A sophisticated Wine country CottageSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe were pleased by all the furniture & decor as well as the bath & kitchenthe indoor space is well utilized and stylish but comfortablethe apartment is exactly as described and was in perfect shape when we arrivedboth spaces are filled with gorgeous photographs and unique stylish and comfortable furniturewe enjoyed the deck each night and used the kitchen for several mealswe loved the clean and modern decorstylish elegance and pristinely cleanclean beautiful serene and relaxingwe took care of the issues ourselves cleaned the skylights dishes etcerik's place was fantastic--clean comfortable and cozy
Host:amazing hosts with incredible recommendationserik and andrea were fantastic hostshosts were very easy to reacherik and andrea are wonderful hostsexcellent response to questions and helpful for last minute local recommendationsRead more reviewssuch a wonderful location and propertygreat location in a stylish spacegreat location- you feel like you're in the middle of the countryside but yet so close to downtown sonomalocation is great - only a short drive to sonoma plazafabulous location for exploring sonoma
This studio is a large tree-top loft apartment that was designed for couples. The room’s French door opens to a balcony where guests can drink or stargaze at night. There is a queen-size bed and a large sofa in the open floor area. The table can double as a dining table or a work area. This simple space is suitable for long or short stays. There is also WiFi access. Other basic amenities are also availabe.
Country feel, minutes to square!Sonoma, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsbath amenities were perfect and the bed was very comfortableone detail to consider: like most homes in california this loft does not have air conditioningthe room gets a great breeze and has a mini fridge and microwavetheir space was very comfortable and invitingcentral location and comfortable amenities in a bright and calm environmentvery clean and comfortablevery clean and well designed studio roomit was sparkling clean comfortable and very spacioussparkling clean comfortable and restful place in sonomait is bright stylish clean and very comfortable
Host:make sure you read parking directions carefully- they were very helpfuljamie and shannon were great hostsgreat spot with excellent hoststhe bed was comfy the host was very nicejamie and shannon were very gracious hosts and we would definitely go backRead more reviewsthe location was perfect and very centralperfect location close to downtownnice loft apartment close to sonoma squaregreat location we walked downtown along the bike pathbeautiful space close to everything you need in sonoma
Another country cottage, this stay called Casa Bella Vita is just three minutes away from Sonoma Plaza. This accommodation is suitable for couples. The main living area is spacious, with a couch and daybed for when guests want to relax and watch television. The separate bedroom has a queen-size bed and several pillows. The bathroom has a tub and shower. This property has a small garden that grows organic heirloom tomatoes, basil, and other herbs. Enjoy wine and cheese at the porch area.
Casa Vita Bella...close to PlazaSonoma, California, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bed and couch were very comfortablethe bed and couch were both super comfy and fresh flowers are set everywhereawesome place lots of amenities and plenty of roomcomfort the furniture is divinely soft and cozymuffins were delicious the flowers were gorgeous and having a kitchen was wonderfulthe apartment was clean and as describedcozy and clean cottage with many thoughtful touchesthe apartment was sparking clean and the bed was so comfortablethe place was clean comfortable quiet and very well equippedthe cottage was clean with extra towels and blankets (if needed)
Host:hosts are welcoming and helpfulthey are gracious generous hosts who made us feel right at homethey were great hosts and very responsivethey are just lovely and were very hospitablethey were very hospitable and greeted us on arrivalRead more reviewsthe location is fantasticsuper cute place near everything you needthis was an ideal setup in an ideal locationgreat location quick walk to sonoma square through beautiful outdoor spacesa bonus is the amazing location which is very close to the square
This loft has ample space for a couple or solo traveler. It has a spacious, bright living area. The lofthas a comfortable queen bed and fine microfiber linens and fluffy pillows. The fully equipped and bright kitchen area will make your home cooking more enjoyable. The host provided luxury spa robes and fluffy bath towels for your comfort and enjoyment. This stay is perfect for wine and cheese pairings and relaxing in the hot tub. This loft is near Gundlach, Scribe, and Sebastiani wineries.
Sonoma Guest House w/ HotTub, Bikes, FirePit, BBQSonoma, California, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat space nice extras like a comfortable living room setup and plenty of coffee for the morningsthis was the perfect place for our weekend getaway a relaxing space with cozy sleeping loft kitchenette and woodstovethe bed was heavenly and the entire space so welcominga gorgeous and private estate with extra comfortable apartment over the garagecozy convenient quiet place with plenty of space to relax and enjoy the sonoma areasuper clean and comfortablesuper clean and well laid outwonderful clean space and beautiful propertyit's clean comfortable and well stockedit was very comfortable clean and relaxing
Host:we appreciated that the hosts were very responsive to the questions that we hadhosts very responsive and accommodatingthis is a wonderful private space attached to the owner’s homethe hosts were extra sweet and accommodatinghighly recommend staying here great responsive hosts have thought of every little detailRead more reviewsthe location was excellentvery cute property and great locationgorgeous property in a perfect locationlocation is perfect for going into town and exploring vineyardsgreat location for winery tours hiking and sonoma valley sightseeing
The best thing about this cottage is that it’s just right across Sebastiani Winery. This luxurious stay can house up to six guests. One bedroom has a separate bath with tub. The sunroom has two twin beds. The dining table can seat four. Its large backyard has several seating and dining areas if guests want to drink or have snacks outdoors. The host recommends a two-night weekend minimum stay. Private catering and limousine wine-tasting transportation services are also available.
Cuneo Cottage Downtown SonomaSonoma, California, United States
Top guest reviewscomfortable with nice yardperfect place fully stocked kitchen where we made a full thanksgiving dinnerwonderful house very clean and a bottle of wine waiting for you at check init is clean quiet and a great location we thoroughly enjoyed our stayso comfortable and clean we loved the locationgreat house cozy stylish welcoming quiet super clean and close to shops and restaurants
Host:it was lovely to come home to a bottle of wine from the owner's winerylaurie was communicative and check-in/check-out was easylaurie was very helpful with a small issue and resolved it immediatelyRead more reviewsgreat location close to downtown sonomathe location is perfect very close to amazing wineriesloved the neighborhood and close proximity to sonoma squareamazing spot in a great locationthe location was just what we'd hoped for
This location exudes elegance and comfort. This large house can accommodate up to six guests in its three bedrooms. The furniture and the interior design are well-coordinated. The kitchen is newly renovated, equipped with stainless steel appliances and cooking utensils. The beds are comfortable with sheets with high thread counts for a more relaxed experience. One bedroom faces the front yard while the other room is facing the back yard. Both rooms have large windows for and draw curtains. The dining room with glass table seats up to eight persons. The host sometimes provides wine and chocolates as a welcome gift for guests.
Very Clean/Sanitized Sonoma 3BR w/ Great LocationSonoma, California, United States
Top guest reviewswe were comfortable and the place had all the amenities we neededthe kitchen was also well stocked with essentials (coffee ) which was nice and a washer/dryer as wellit would easily accommodate 4-6 people although one small bathroom may not suit everybodyit was decorated great and the beds were so comfyplenty of space with comfortable beds and pillowsspacious and clean front yardit was very clean with some nice extra touchesthe place was clean nicely updatedhouse was clean and as expectedhouse was clean
Host:mary and jacqueline were wonderful hostshosts are great and check-in/checkout were easythe layout was super friendly and openmary (assistant) and tony (house manager) were so thoughtful and communicativejacquelyn and mary were wonderful hosts and were easy to communicate withRead more reviewsgreat location central to everythinggreat location in sonomagreat central location with an easy short walk to the plazathe location was excellent being within easy distance of restaurants and the squareit’s bike-riding distance to some beautiful wineries and close to the local shops
Have your fill of wine and history in Sonoma
If you’ve had your fill of wine and drinks in Sonoma, try other activities. Explore and zipline through the coastal Redwoods natural reserve, visit Tomales Bay, or go on a food trip. Go cheese-tasting, olive-oil tasting, and sample the best tapas in town. Wine connoisseurs and history buffs will surely enjoy the sights and attractions of Sonoma.
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