Sonoma Valley is all about wine, and it is as close to serenity as you can get. The valley boasts over 400 wineries which you will find nestled in the gently rolling hills. Every visit to this place will present you with a plethora of opportunities to sample world-class wines right from the sources where they are made. Additionally, you will have the chance to have a magnificent farm-to-table cuisine experience as you enjoy the breathtaking views of the valleys. The valley is also the home to plenty of historic sites and nice natural attractions. Its biking trails are some of the best in the region, and when you think of going on a hot-air balloon ride to have a bird’s view of the valley, you realize that there is just so much to see and do in Sonoma Valley. When you visit, here are our recommendations for the best VRBO vacation rentals in Sonoma, California, that you can easily rely on for your accommodation while you tour.
The comfortable one-bedroom cottage is located in a calm and secluded area, and just two blocks away from Sonoma Plaza. It is a charming, old-fashioned cottage with a touch of Ireland, but fitted with modern amenities of comfort and convenience to grant you a comfortable stay. The living room is traditionally furnished, though very comfortable. The kitchen is fully stocked, and there is also a small room off the living room which you can use as a nursery or an office. For guests’ entertainment, the cottage has an internet connection, a flat-screen cable TV, and a DVD player. Nearby attractions include several wine-tasting rooms, restaurants, and shops which are all within walking distance.
Cozy 1 BR Cottage 2 Blocks Sonoma Plaza !!
Top guest reviewsThe cottage is a bit dated and the shower was a little dirtyThere was plenty of room for 4 of us to have wine and cheeseWe didn't do any cooking but the kitchen is totally stocked and ready with dishesThe bathroom is nice with lots of counter space and the living roomThe cottage is comfortable (even in hot weather) and has a great back yard for relaxing with a cold drinkI used the washer and dryerCottage is exactly as advertised- full kitchen and washer and dryer
Host:Larry was a kind hospitable and accommodating hostHe was knowledgable about the area and happy to share suggestions and information as we were first time visitorsLarry was a great host to work with and was kind throughout the entire process Great amount of privacy as wellthe owner who made sure we were happy and had everything we neededis a wealth of information and incredibly helpfulRead more reviewsA block and a half to Pete'sThe cottage is a short 10 minute walk to the plaza where there are tons of restaurants barsThe cottage was perfect for the 2 of us Within walking distance of the square and a number of restaurants and wine tastingsWe enjoyed relaxing in it after wine tasting etc Very close to restaurants and town squareWe loved the location to the Sonoma Square
This is a luxurious two-bedroom private guest house located in the tranquil wine country landscape. It boasts a vaulted ceiling, with new appliances, walk-in shower with heated floors, and a luxurious living area. The historic Sonoma Plaza is just a few minutes away on foot. In the plaza, you will find lots of boutiques, charming restaurants, historic landmarks, and over 30 tasting rooms. The notable amenities in this guest house include heating and air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen, a wet bar, parking space for two cars, one king bed and one queen bed, two flat-screen TVs, internet connection, and a complimentary bottle of Sonoma Valley Wine among others.
Sonoma Wine Lovers Getaway - A pleasant stroll to the Sonoma Plaza
Top guest reviewsEverything we needed was providedWe were a little concerned driving up as the outside looks like pole barnThe two different rooms/living spaces were wonderful for two couplesThe property is well appointed and comfortable with plenty of room for 4 peopleThe outside isn't fancy but the inside had all the amenities and was very comfortableThe place is clean and very comfortableThe place was well decorated comfortable and cleanThe dojo was clean and had an upscale feel Well kept and modern
Host:Jim was so helpful and the Dojo was amazingThe hosts are very hospitable and attentiveOwners are super nice friendly but not overbearingJim and Linda greeted us upon arrival and showed us around the placeJim was very welcoming and ensured everything was setRead more reviewsWe visited many wineries that were close byIt is very conveniently located to downtown Sonoma (within walking distance) and to the wine country in Sonoma and NapaThe location is on a bike trail and it is a very easy walk to town with many restaurants - shops - wineriesThe location is great and the surrounding area to the dojo is very peacefulIt is very close to the walking path that leads to downtown
This is a private, wooded two-bedroom cottage located at a walking distance to the historic Sonoma Plaza. The cottage features a dark wood exterior and light interior and it is hidden from the new main house by mature trees. It is a perfect private retreat for wine-loving couples who desire utmost privacy during their tour. Amenities in this comfy cottage include two bedrooms, each with a queen bed, a full kitchen, a back deck for outdoor dining, central heating, a smart TV with cable channels, high-speed internet, and an iPod-ready stereo.
Charming & Private Downtown Sonoma Cottage - Walk to Plaza!
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen was well stockedis airy and cozy at the same time the kitchen is perfectly equipped everything is cleanThe cottage is quiet and equipped with everything you needcozy but spacious enough to not feel crowdedThe house was a great size for 3-4 peopleThe cottage is very cleanThe cottage was very clean upon arrivalIt is cute "rustic" and comfortableThe cottage was super clean and super quietIt's set back making it very private and quiet Light streams in from both sides
Host:beautiful scenery and friendly peopleLiz and Jeff are wonderful hosts and Gigi the dogso they are really in tune with Sonoma and the areaThe landlords were very attentive informative and accommodatingThe property owners were great to work with and gave us privacy as wellRead more reviewsIt's located in a beautiful quiet neighborhood and we loved the walk to the plazaWe were walking distance to the plaza for evening dinners but not far from local wineries in Napa and SonomaIt is comfortable and very private in a garden setting A perfect walk to the downtown square a few blocks of easy walkingAnd you can easily drive to Napa or any wine country siteWe spent a month in this lovely cottage in January and enjoyed it immensely
This is a charming farmhouse with two bedrooms and two baths, as well as an office, giving it the ability to accommodate up to four guests. It has a wraparound porch with comfy furniture that overlooks a fountain and a private rose garden where you can enjoy the chirping of birds in the morning or evening as you sip on your glass of wine or cup of coffee. The home promises an authentic indoor/outdoor experience, including two separate air conditioning systems, and a gas-burning fireplace to give you the necessary comfort during both cold and hot seasons. Nearby amenities include The Girl & Fig Restaurant, Walt, Sticks, the Farmer’s Market, and the historic Sonoma Plaza – home to more than 30 tasting rooms, restaurants, shops, and spas.
Annabelle's At Sonoma Square, 1 Block From Sonoma Plaza, Private Garden
Top guest reviewsThe house was comfortable and fully equipped with everything you needBeautiful Everything you need to make your stay feel like homequiet and cozy Cookware is of high quality (All-Clad)Annabelle's is beautiful comfortable spacious and really does feel like home Thanks for all the blossoming treesThe kitchen had everything we needed for breakfasts and the living area very comfy Would have liked it even better if there were two showersEverything was clean and well kept up Would definitely stay againThe house is centrally located to town could accommodate others with 3 possible bedrooms and the home was beautifully designed and decoratedand it was the cutest house
Host:Clean easy and close Wonderful experienceall the amenities we could have ever dreamed of and Michael was so incredibly prompt to responding to every messageBeautiful private garden cottageYour home was beautiful and inviting and comfortable Thank youCharming home beautifully decorated with lovely garden and porches Location was perfect for walking and biking alsoRead more reviewsAn easy walk to the square and great restaurantsPlenty of great restaurants and tasting rooms within a 5-10 minute walkWalkable to many shops and restaurants and a lovely wrap around porchthe garden and porch Has everything we could possibly need Loved being in walking distance of shops and restaurantsIdeal place to stay for a Sonoma getaway Very close walking access to square but
Villetta Sonoma is a one-bedroom one bath rental home located just a few steps from the plaza. It’s been newly renovated and fully furnished to give you the comfort and convenience you need to stay for at least 30 days. The guest room has a private yard and a front porch. There is a sofa and love seat in the living room. The master bedroom has a mission-style queen bed, with the guest room having a modern-style leather futon which can be used in case you have an unexpected guest.
Sonoma Plaza Extended Stay Home
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen has everything you could possibly needChris was very dedicated to making the time spent in his place as enjoyable as it waswalks to the outskirts of townYou do not need to bring anything but your clothingThere is onsite parking for guest which is really appreciated attending the many events in townand I hope Sonoma returns to normal as soon as possible
Host:His home is super cute spacious and very well appointedChris is an outstanding host Very responsive and accommodatingis an excellent host and was quick to respond to every inquiry or requestWe couldn't have asked for a more enjoyable stay and Chris couldn't have been more attentive Great experienceChris again was very helpful and understanding as I moved in and out and finally left during that week ThankfullyRead more reviewsyet you are only minutes away from some of the best wineries in Sonoma andIt is one block from the historical downtown squareGreatly enjoyed the first 3 weeks of my stay at Chris's lovely cottageIt is just steps from the Plaza with restaurants and cafes shops and wine tasting galleries and the movie theater just down the streetI spent a summer at Chris's cottage
This elegant one-bedroom one bath townhouse is just a short distance from the historic square. It is fully furnished and equipped with high-speed internet, and a flat-panel television. Its location guarantees easy access to most of the region’s amenities and attractions, including award-winning wineries and vineyards, restaurants, historic sites, galleries, museums, boutiques, open-air markets and a plethora of biking and hiking opportunities.
Elegant Townhouse 2 blocks from Sonoma Plaza, from $229/night Off Season
Top guest reviewsIt looks just like the picturesFull kitchen TV WiFiProbably one of the most comfortable beds I've slept inwere excellent - the property manager Patricia Grace was very easy to reach during booking - had no issues whatsoeverOne minor comment - the toilet flush valve needs to be replaced in penthouse #3 ...It was cold outside but heat worked fine and plenty of extra linen Really appreciated the bottle of wine as well as coffee and tea options when we arrived Once we started walkingNo issues in penthouse #1Close and clean place Walk to town
Host:she was there keeping us posted and working with usWe will return again next fall as the harvest gets into full swingVery prompt replies to questions and local recommendations provided to make the most of our stayPat was wonderful to work with during the power outage that P G & E caused Despite the eventwas our first trip to the area Looking forward to visiting again soon when it is warmerRead more reviewsGreat location within walking distance to main downtown plaza/park and restaurantsRenting was never so easyWonderful property in a great location in SonomaOverall it was a great place being in a great locationNice place to stay in a very convenient location close to Sonoma square
This three-bed, three-bath Wine Country house is located on a 2-acre (0.8-hectare) piece of land, with half of the land being occupied by a pinot noir vineyard. Though casual, the home has all the conveniences needed for a comfortable stay. It is about one hour north of San Francisco, half an hour to Napa and Marin Counties and about one hour to Mendocino County. The historic Sonoma Plaza, on the other hand, is just 10 minutes’ drive away. The home is one story, with three bedrooms and three full bathrooms. From this place, there are so many things you can do to get the most out of your stay, with the notable activities including visiting world-class wineries in Sonoma, touring the Sonoma Historic Town Square, touring the giant redwoods, and travelling to the small towns and villages along the Sonoma Coast.
Casual Wine Country Home 3 Br 3 Bath - Vineyard and Views
Top guest reviewsThe outside space was well appointed with comfortable furniturebut that was minor compared to the gorgeous setting and comfortable furnishingsThe view was amazing and better than the pictures onlineThe beds were very comfortableThe kitchen was very well equipped
Host:We cannot say enough about how wonderful this home isSo many sitting areas and eating areas outdoorsWe all enjoyed the deer turkeys and vineyardsLovely well-outfitted home and property Easy to work with the owners/property managersand she provides her contact information in case something arises during your stayRead more reviewsThe location is perfect to downtown SonomaQuiet but convenient location close to downtown Sonoma and access to the Sonoma ValleyIt was so relaxing sitting on the patio with a glass of winethe linens were fine quality andEvery morning at sunrise we watched hot air balloons off in the distance and deer wander on the edge of the backyard vineyard
North Suite is a luxurious two-bedroom apartment located in the historic Sonoma Plaza. It is accessible through a private entrance within the plaza. The kitchen, dining and living areas are tastefully furnished for style and elegance. All the bedrooms have a W Hotel brand king-sized beds with attached bathrooms. Free Wi-Fi and cable TV are also available for the guests’ entertainment.
Auberge Sonoma *North Suite* - Rated #1 in Sonoma Valley
Top guest reviewsThe whole place was comfortable and warm just like homeThe furnishings are lovely and the kitchen had everything that we neededIt was beautiful pristineThe condo itself was very nice- might I suggest this cozy two bedroom condo with super amenitiesWe were two couples and this was the perfect house Two matching master bedrooms with full bath great kitchen perfect front porch and donw the block from everything alsoA beautiful property with an amazing European kitchen and large/spacious bathrooms
Host:Nearly every amenity was addressedAlso the proprietor was extremely helpful and replied promptly to my emailsMy wife and I stayed in Auberge Sonoma in the beautiful huge upstairs unit for two romantic nights and we loved everything about itMy husband and I rented a suite with another couple andHad all we needed and moreRead more reviewsThe location was perfect Excellent shopping wine tastings and restaurants in walking distanceLocation walking distance to town centerGreat property walking distance from restaurants and wine tasting in SonomaOne block from the plaza where we walked to fabulous restaurants and the farmer's marketWow what a wonderful location 1/2 block from the square and many places to eat
Jane’s Cottage is a private, luxurious one-bed cottage located on a shady street, just two blocks from the Plaza. The bedroom has a Cal King Bed, luxurious linens and towels and a full bath with a shower. It also boasts of a spacious dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, a washer/dryer, HD cable TV, free Wi-Fi, and a tastefully furnished living room. From its location, access to attractions and amenities such as historic sites, wineries, tasting rooms, and festivals is quite easy since they are just a few minutes away on foot.
Jane's Sonoma Cottage
Top guest reviewsQuiet Great living spaceso it felt very privateThe cottage was just lovely and cozy and nicely equippedIt had everything we needed and wantedThe bed was the best sleep we had all tripThe cottage is beautifully presented and extremely comfortable
Host:Absolutely immaculate and beautiful self contained unit with a private entrance Lovely back porch area with some outdoor seatingHomey and well-apppointed CharmingEverything about Jane's Sonoma Cottage was first-rate Great communications with owners/managers easy check-in excellent locationThe place was absolutely immaculate and well decoratedThe property owners were very sweet and friendly Would absolutely stay here againRead more reviewsThe location could not be better and is walking distance to almost anywhere in Sonoma's downtown/central square There is no DVD player or board game collectionWe loved being able to walk everywhereIt is in a perfect location and everything is in great working orderbig walk-in shower gas rangeThis is the perfect getaway cottage in wine country
This two-bedroom one bath apartment is only eight minutes’ walk from the historic plaza and it is accessible from the rear entrance of an office building, thus allowing for maximum privacy. The bedrooms have high-quality linens, towels, and beddings, while the kitchen is fully equipped with all the appliances you may need for preparing a decent home meal. Also available is a balcony with a table and chairs where you can enjoy afternoon cocktails or morning coffee. The historic Sonoma Plaza is about 10 minutes’ walk and this is where you will find excellent wine-tasting rooms and restaurants. Biking and hiking trails are also not so far away, and again, there is a playground in the plaza for those who think that children will be left out of the fun.
Two-Bedroom Apartment, Eight Minute Walk to Sonoma Plaza
Top guest reviewsThe apartment is comfortable and kitchen is well stockedThe space was roomy and light-filled and the balcony was great for hanging out in the morning and eveningThe apartment itself was well furnishedIt was comfy cosy and really well equippedone bonus is Hopmonk TavernThe apartment was very cleanit's a clean clean apartmentThe apartment is very nice and cleanaccommodating and the beds were very comfortable
Host:Luckily she did not break anything but gave me a scarethe property mgr Susan is so easy to work withgel lighted makeup mirrorSusan was responsive when we had any questions Would definitely recommend this apartmentSpacious well-appointed cleanRead more reviewsThe location was perfect Easy to drive to and easy to walk into Sonoma from thereIt was in a great location and a quick walk to the Sonoma SquareThis is a great apartment in a really good locationWhat a lovely apartment in a great locationIt is in an excellent location close to many wineries to visit by car or a walk to tasting rooms and restaurants
Enjoy the best wine tour experience in Sonoma
A trip to Sonoma is a great chance to have firsthand experience with wine-tasting and learn more about the process of making some of the finest wines in the world. It is also a chance to explore the wine valleys on a bike or on foot and enjoy sceneries that you can only find in Sonoma Valley. While you research on your tours, don’t forget to get the best VRBO vacation rental for a comfortable stay.
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