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El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2012

I stayed at the El Dorado hotel for a friend's wedding a few weeks ago and it was completely pleasant. I had a great room - one that faced the square and had a large balcony/porch on the second floor. The room was small but delightful. It was clean, fresh, and had authentic terracotta tile floors which I loved. The... More 

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Gardnerville, NV
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2012

Four of us dropped by for a late lunch/early dinner at 4 pm. We were seated at a table with one printed menu on it, no additional were offered. The waiter was unable to answer questions about menu items. A member of our party was excited to see Pliny the Elder on tap which he had been told good things... More 

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jtomaro, Public Relations Manager at El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Wyndwhystle, Thank you for your posting. We are sorry to hear about your experience. We have reviewed your comments with our entire team and are looking into the issues you mentioned. It sounds like you dined in our Corner Cafe (not El Dorado Kitchen). We are in the process of converting this space to a full service restaurant that... More 

Pittsburgh, PA
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189 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2012

The location of this hotel is great - right on the square in the center of Sonoma! Within walking distance of everything in the square. It's an older place but with current updates. Convenient little parking lot in the back worked well for us. Clean rooms, nice shower, balcony, and comfortable bed. 4 of us requested wakeup calls, and none... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2012

We just ate here, but had the most perfectly cooked salmon I've ever had. I even ate the skin which i don't normally do, but it was cripsy, perfecty salted and just the hint of the underlying unctuous salmon fat. Also the Mexican Pot du Creme was fabulous!! Our best dinner in wine country.

1 Thank Christine K
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Love this hotel, can't beat the location and the common areas are beautiful. Restaurant EDK is exceptional! Rooms are not luxurious but are very pleasant, most importantly there is a comfortable bed and pillows and the hotel is smart enough to give you a radio with nature sounds to help drown out the noises you will hear from (1) the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2012

Great location in the heart of Sonoma. Restaurant at the hotel was fantastic. The service was outstanding. The front desk was great at providing recommendations of wineries in the region that catered to my tastes.

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Sunnyvale, California
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2012

The staff was welcoming and helpful. The Hotel is two stories and they carried our luggage to our room (no elevators). The hotel is very clean and rooms nicely, simply done...balconies with chair, should you want to sit and enjoy fresh air, overlooking the square. There are two restaurants...for breakfast a cute coffee shop (ala Starbucks)....and the restaurant has a... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2011

Let me begin with saying that, I have a strange fear of bed and breakfasts so I wanted more of a hotel type of place. They have a restaurant on site which is nice, no room service which is ok, at least food near by. You are also in the central part of Sonoma's town square which is cute and... More 

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Wauwatosa, WI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2011

We were choosing before several hotels in the area before deciding on El Dorado. The price is great, it is centrally located and the rooms are very comfortable. There is a cafe that great for a quick breakfast in the morning, a fantastic snack around lunch or a beer at the end of the night. The bed is very comfortable... More 

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Reviewed 13 November 2011

The El Dorado was a great place to stay while in Sonoma for an evening! Staff was very friendly and helpful. The room, very clean with plenty of space, with the exception being the bathroom. It was large enough, for sure, but I felt a bit restricted when it came time to shave. Would I stay at the El Dorado... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the historic downtown Sonoma Plaza, 45 minutes north of San Francisco, our boutique hotel reflects the simple charm of the wine country as well as the urban sophistication of our guests.From world class dining at our El Dorado Kitchen, to relaxing poolside, to enjoying the area’s many local activities the El Dorado Hotel is a one of a kind destination. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen

Address: 405 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476-6608
Region: United States > California > Sonoma County > Sonoma
Price Range: ₹ 12,448 - ₹ 25,169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen 3.5*
Number of rooms: 27
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El Dorado Hotel And Kitchen
El Dorado Hotel Kitchen
El Dorado Sonoma
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Sonoma
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“Don't get a room on the street.”
 of 5 bubbles 123DFW, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room overlooking the pool for quietness.”
 of 5 bubbles Michele507, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the front as you will overlook the square park.”
 of 5 bubbles MarkF945, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Plaza side is good,little noise during pool hours--otherwise no problem.”
 of 5 bubbles sherryh685, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“none needed”
 of 5 bubbles ChristopherF589, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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