Situated in the heart of California, Sonora is also known as “Queen of the Southern Mines”. From streets lined with vintage shops to popular historical landmarks like Mark Twain’s Cabin and Gold Rush Ghost Town, Sonora is a charming, modern city with strong historical roots. The lively city is also filled with amazing restaurants, trendy bars and festivals that you will never go hungry here. Sonora is also known for their wine, so wine lovers, you know where to head to next. Before all that adventure, we all know how important a comfy and strategically located accommodation is. Here are the 10 best Airbnb vacation rentals in Sonora, California.
A charming and rustic cottage located just five minutes away from the heart of the town, this home is perfect for an intimate getaway as it offers ample space for you and your significant others to spend time together, which includes an outdoor patio. This restored cottage is also conveniently situated near many attractions such as the shopping and dining district of Sonora, Columbia State Park which is a great place to explore the historical gold rush era of the town, and Kennedy Meadows where you can go for a horseback ride! It is also a short walk away from the Farmer’s Market that offers organic produce. Bring back some home and whip up a delicious meal in the fully equipped kitchen!
HANDCRAFTED RUSTIC COTTAGE! Walk to Town!Sonora, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe amenities and bed were very comfortablewas nice to have a/c and wifiwe felt pretty comfortable and the heating unit kept it cozya cozy little spot with a lovely view we couldn’t have been happier with our staya very quaint and cute cottage we really enjoyed the kitchen area and the balconyclean and comfortable placeextremely clean and organizedvery clean and well equippedvery clean and well kept placeclean classy and comfortable
Host:john was quick to respond to our questions and very helpfuljohn was very responsive and quick to answer any questions or requestsvery nice host and that is a very lovely townthe added bonus was that john was über accommodating and responsivejohn was very responsive and helpful to any concerns that came upRead more reviewscute little place close to downtowngreat location within walking distance to towngreat location to downtown sonoragreat location easy walk in to towna great little walk away from downtown
With two bedrooms and a capacity to host up to four guests, this bungalow located at downtown Sonora is perfect for a family trip. With a back deck and enclosed porch, this home is a nice place to stay if you are looking for a relaxing trip to unwind with the family as you can just stay home the entire trip and be surrounded by the quaint historic architecture while appreciating the companionship of your loved ones. Not to forget, there is an electric barbeque pit at the back deck for a chill night with your family!
DOWNTOWN SONORA, ENTIRE HOME, WALK TO SHOPS. TheaSonora, California, United States
Top guest reviewscharming sun room deck and spacious living roombeautiful cottage with thoughtful decor and cozy spacesthe a/c was a wonderful respite from the outside heatand we loved the bed sheets (the softest we ever had)the bed frame is on the squeaky side but the mattress is comfortable (no box springs)super clean and very stylishnice clean and modern placeit was clean and very spaciouswonderful clean and comfortable cottagemike was very responsiveness place was great - clean modern comfy beds etc
Host:mike is a good hostgreat place and great hostmike is a nice person and great hostmike was very responsive when we needed assistancemike gave us lots of recommendations for the area and was responsive when we needed himRead more reviewsnice place close to towneasy walk to towncute little cottage in a great locationbeautiful house in a perfect locationgood location close to town and nice area to walk around
A fan of Victorian architecture? Hoping to experience a dated Victorian home? This one is for you! A remodelled private studio, that was originally a carriage house to a Victorian home built in 1894, this studio sleeps up to four guests and is situated at a quiet street where you can enjoy the peacefulness of the city. This studio is located only five minutes away from the downtown where you get to experience lively nightlife and indulge in mouthwatering local food!
The Carriage House on Barretta in downtown Sonora!Sonora, California, United States
Top guest reviewslovely renovated cottage giant king bed plus double bed fit our family of 4it is a very cosy room with a wonderful view into a dreamy gardenlots of soft towels a good selection of breakfast snacks and coffee and a comfortable bedkate and len’s cottage is cozy and quaint with a great locationthe cottage was very stylish well appointed and hotel room level cleanlots of personal touches and very cleaneverything was very clean and perfect my ratingthe space was exceptionally clean and the bed was very comfortablevery clean and comfortable and also very quietvery comfortable and clean cottage
Host:lovely spot with great hostskatie and len are excellent hostscheerful hosts who had good recommendations for diningkatie and len were great hosts and very responsivethoughtful and helpful hostsRead more reviewsgreat location in downtown sonorashort walking distance to very cute old town sonorafabulous comfy place near downtown sonoragreat location as the property is a few blocks from downtownwalking distance to town and several good restaurants
Boho California Vibe, game room and an outdoor hot tub - what other reasons do you need to book a stay in this gorgeous house? Located at the heart of downtown Sonora, this house which sleeps up to six guests has a clean and subtle boho California vibe. They also have a game room that is equipped with air hockey, foosball, ping pong and dartboard, talk about entertainment! There is also an outdoor patio with electrical barbeque pit and hot tub.
Downtown Sonora Charmer with Hot Tub and Game RoomSonora, California, United States
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable with lots of great amenitiesthe beds were super comfybeautiful space with thoughtful touches comfortable amenities and a fantastic locationwe stayed a full week and enjoyed using the hot tub bbq and game roomwhat a beautiful home thoughtful touches gorgeous style extremely comfortable and welcomingclean and comfy amazing communicationvery cleanclean comfy and great valueeverything was clean and easy to usewonderful clean cutest little house
Host:great owners toothe owners take excellent care of the facilitythe hosts were extremely gracious and helpfulthanks for being great hostsalways a pleasure staying here great hostRead more reviewswalking into this beautiful location sets the mood for a wonderful tripwhat a wonderful locationthe location was also nice since it was walking distance to downtown sonoragreat house in a great locationhouse was perfect with great location
Looking for an elegant stay without burning a hole in your pocket? We have got you covered! With an extensive front yard, surrounded by over 50 rose bushes and a fire pit installed in the centre of the seating area, this house allows you to enjoy to the fullest. Look forward to a fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, toast oven, full-sized refrigerator and a fully stocked pantry! This is surely an amazing place to spend a relaxing weekend!
Gables On GoldSonora, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe suite is so pretty with nice furniture and a mini kitchenapple tv w/popular netflix was perfectpull out bed was comfortable as wellan easy to set up ironing board was welcomedthe bathroom is beautifulnicely appointed comfortable and cleanthe house very cleanthe house is sparkling cleanthey are very into details and everything was so clean and organised
Host:host was very responsive and incredibly kindrowe is a gracious attentive host and we even navigated our way successfully through a power outagethis spot is a gem the hosts are very kind and easy to reach if neededadorable little place host was great and left us a treat we greatly appreciatedconcern is perceived in the many kind details to receive guestsRead more reviewsgreat location for visiting yosemitegreat location and accommodations in downtown sonoragreat place to stay and walking distance to downtownloved the location--just a couple of blocks off the main street of downtown near shops and restaurantsgreat and cozy little place a few blocks away from the downtown
A sparkling clean private apartment located right on Washington Street. This is a well-known historical street of the Gold Rush Town of Sonora. This house is an amazing stay to immerse in the hustle and bustle of city life. It is also just very close to the shopping and restaurant districts. Don’t forget to drop by Murphys for some wine tasting as well since it is just a short distance away!
Downtown Sonora Balcony Overlooking Washington StSonora, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is very complete and it is a really comfortable place to stayexcellent kitchen comfortable bed and you can watch highway 49 through town from your balconya very comfortable space for working remotely when my wife needs to work on sitethe apartment was really nicely decorated and look like it had been recently renovatedthe bed in back bedroom is very comfortablevery beautiful clean and cozyvery nicely decorated and spotlesswhat an amazing stay check-in was a breeze the place smelled so fresh and cleanbathroom was spotless i will come back here again for suresuper clean and in a great location
Host:the owners were on top of everything and offered great suggestionsmeredith & pat were helpful with suggestions and prompt responses to any questions/queriesthe hosts were so quick to respond and really made for a special staymeredith was very helpful with all my questionsmeredith is very responsive helpful kind and an exceptional hostRead more reviewsthis place is a must right in downtown location was idealdowntown looked like happening placethe location is great for anyone wanting to be in the heart of sonorait’s location couldn’t be any better as it is right in the heart of downtownwe love the apartment and the location
Book a stay in this spacious home that offers cable internet and television to keep you connected with the outside world. The house also has a front yard, front porch and a private patio with hammock installed where you can enjoy a hot cup of coffee while reading. If you are hoping to explore Sonora’s nightlife, the apartment is just a few streets away from the bar area too!
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN RETREAT! Walk To Town!Sonora, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe sectional sofa is very comfortablethe flow of the house was very comfortable for 2 families (4 adults 3 kids - 7yo 4yos)loved waking up to find a cozy spot to drink my coffeeloved the outdoor spaces: picnic table and deck with swing and seatingthe a/c worked great to cool the house on a 90 degree day in sonoraas advertised and sparkling cleansuper clean & cutethe house was clean relaxing and comfortable just as describedplace was clean spacious warm (in winter) and easy to check inthe house is clean beautiful and stocked with everything you need for a great weekend
Host:john was an excellent hosthost is very responsivejohn was so responsivejohn was also an amazing host and very communicativejohn is a great hostRead more reviewsgreat location just a short walk to downtown sonoracute place great locationthe location is greatthe location of the property was a perfect central location for our adventuresthis place is ideal and the perfect location
10 minutes walk from Jamestown, 15 minutes walk to the Farmers Market every weekend and an alfresco area facing the lush greeneries? I don’t know about you, but I am in for this apartment! And if you are someone who enjoys just sitting by the alfresco, immersing in the tranquillity of the neighbourhood while enjoying a hot cup of coffee or a glass of wine, this home is definitely for you too! The house also sleeps up to nine guests, perfect for those with a large family or even for a friends getaway!
Peaceful Sonora Retreat—4 bedroom w/Fast WiFiSonora, California, United States
Top guest reviewswe enjoyed using the grill on the patio and the well-stocked kitchenthe a/c was highly appreciatedi especially like the patio with table to seat 6 with lots of trees around it for shadeoverall it was a great first visit and we have become official fans of sonorawe cooked in the spacious kitchen and enjoyed the many outdoor seating areasclean and nicely decoratedsuper comfy beds and sparkling cleanthe house is well kept and very clean as wellspacious clean and lots of thoughtful touchesit was very clean and updated would definitely stay again
Host:the host is so welcomingalicia is certainly a super hostalicia is a great hostthis is a great home with amazing hostsalicia was a great host she was very responsiveRead more reviewsgreat place close to townthe location is lovelya great sonora retreat locationthe house is in a lovely neighborhood within walking distance to downtowngreat location and very well decorated and equipped
Nestled within the lush greeneries on a hill above downtown Sonora, this pleasant bungalow is close to popular attractions like Pinecrest Lake, Union Hill and Columbia State. During winter, you can enjoy the magnificent view or go for a ski session at Dodge Ridge. During spring, witness the spectacular waterfall of Yosemite National Park or go fishing by Tuolumne County Rivers during summer! This apartment is basically perfect for any day of the year. There are also a number of events and festivals that are organised near the house, so you need not worry that the area is too secluded.
Hilltop Bungalow with Pool & ViewSonora, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe pool and deck were lovely as wellpool and deck are greatjust prepare to unwind enjoy the peaceful sunsets on the deck and of course splash in the sparkling poolpool large private deck nestled in the trees with a view of the city lights-so peacefulloved having a pool and a washer/dryerspace was very clean quiet and cozyeverything in the house is super clean and well-organizedthe pool was clean and very invitingstay here while in sonora clean clean clean updated new bathrooms floors etcthe house was very clean and is just beautiful
Host:our host responded quickly and had suggestions ready to sharehost was nice and answered all our questionsdave & tee were the perfect hoststhe hosts were very accessible and helpful with restaurant recommendationsdave & tee were excellent hostsRead more reviewsa very peaceful location but close to downtown sonora for eating out and shoppingloved the location and very stylish and comfortableit's close to town yet just far enough away for peace and quietthe house was amazing the location was greatwhat a great location and fun getaway for the weekend
Charming Victorian home with an outdoor patio area that is filled with gorgeous plants and a cosy seating area where you can just spend a relaxing afternoon with your loved ones. It is also strategically located near the shopping and restaurant districts as well as grocery stores. This home is definitely a peaceful retreat for the weekends.
Beautiful Restored/Updated Victorian with a ViewSonora, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe bathroom amenities were l'occitane which is very high end and a wonderful touchvery clean and classythe house was well appointed and very cleanit is so clean and beautifully decorated you might not want to leaveshe was awesome very clean nice touches awesome recommendations for foodlisa’s home in sonora is a beautiful clean and modern home
Host:loved it and the owner was very communicativewonderful clean stylish place wonderful host available for anything you might need will be backRead more reviewswe hope to stay at this location many times again in the future-thank youthe place is beautifully renovated (everything basically looks new) and decorated tastefullywhat a wonderful place to stay in sonora
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As we are constantly hassling around, it is always nice to be able to set some time aside for a short weekend getaway with those that matter, and Sonora definitely hits the right chord. With ample attractions to explore, your trip will definitely be an eye-opening one. If you are hoping for a relaxing retreat, our recommended Airbnb rentals will surely seal the deal for you!
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