Is there anything more relaxing than a wine country getaway? Actually, there is! A stay at one of Sonoma County’s loveliest bed and breakfasts: the Inn at Occidental!
We bet that Occidental is the best place you’ve never heard of — but not for long.
Nestled in northern California’s Sonoma County, this adorable Occidental bed and breakfast has it all: its location near the woods gives it a certain peace and serenity, yet it’s minutes away from all the action.
Just 20 minutes to the west are the craggy cliffs and stunning scenery of Bodega bay, while 30 minutes to the east are world-class wineries and tasting rooms in Healdsburg, Santa Rosa, and Napa.
The Perfect Wine Country Base
The Inn at Occidental is, without a doubt, one of the best places to spend a fun weekend getaway. This sweet bed and breakfast has 16 guest rooms and suites, plus a cottage for large groups and special celebrations.
Each of the guest rooms is appointed with whimsical decor that draws inspiration from nearby surroundings.
Take, for example, the Safari Room, whose cheerful yellow accents, antique luggage, and gorgeous hand-painted mural are reminiscent of Santa Rosa’s Safari West. On the ground floor, the aptly-named Sonoma Lodge Room pays homage to the Sonoma woodlands, with pops of natural wood, bird-tree lamps, and original photos from the region’s beautiful nature.
Guests can choose to stay in one of two buildings: the Main House has 8 rooms with classic bed and breakfast charms, including a fireplace to cozy up to. Just a few steps away is the Courtyard building, which features 8 more rooms with in-room spa tubs for two, fireplaces, and private decks with views of the delightful English gardens.
However, the real gem of this bed and breakfast is the idyllic two-bedroom cottage. The 2,200-square-feet cottage has plenty of space to relax, including a fully furnished living room, dining room with kitchen, and an upper and lower bedroom with king beds.
Inn at Occidental Amenities
In order to ensure a comfortable trip, the Inn at Occidental has many special offers for guests.
In true bed and breakfast fashion, the Inn provides complimentary breakfast every morning, which changes daily and is locally sourced. From French toast to lemon ricotta pancakes, smoked salmon with poached egg, or a mouthwatering omelet, the B&B’s breakfast is sure to energize you for a full day ahead!
Likewise, furry friends are welcome at the Inn at Occidental: there are 4 dog-friendly rooms, as well as the Sonoma Cottage.
Finally, the owners have put together exclusive packages for guests, ranging from a relaxing spa package at the Osmosis Day Spa, to a nurturing getaway babymoon package, and even a thrilling zipline tour at the nearby forest!
The Perfect Location
While most people think that Sonoma County is a summer destination, it actually has something all year-’round!
See Sonoma County in all its glory during the summer with a stroll through the redwoods; enjoy a full-day tour through world-class wineries at nearby Napa; or soar over Sonoma during the hot air balloon festival in June.
During winter, the region turns into a cozy wonderland, complete with delightful decorations and a quintessential holiday spirit. From January through May, be sure to visit Bodega Bay and go on a whale watching tour, or savor the sound of music with a special holiday performance at the Santa Rosa Symphony.
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