The Village Inn & Restaurant $1,850,000

Originally built in 1905, the Village Inn & Restaurant is a comfortable, casual inn with 11+ guest rooms & owner’s quarters. Most offer individual balconies or decks overlooking the Russian River. It was the setting for Irving Berlin’s classic 1942 film Holiday Inn starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, featuring the song White Christmas. The Village Inn offers unsurpassed views of the Russian River and mountains from all public areas and most of the guest rooms. There is a well-established 44 seat restaurant, a 30 seat bar and lounge with a wood burning fireplace, and a seasonal 26 seat riverfront dining deck. The professional kitchen is ample and fully equipped. For banquets, meetings and events, there is a large private hospitality room with a multi-level flexible use riverfront terrace just outside the french doors. A gazebo bandstand highlights the plush river’s edge lawn.

• Successful, beloved turnkey operation Unparalleled setting with 170+/- feet of river frontage.
• 11 private bath studios (additional two currently owner’s unit).
• All rooms have cable TV, refrigerator, microwave & coffee maker.
• River view restaurant & bar/lounge with full liquor license (47).
• Indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces.
• Large adjacent parking lot
• Includes: Real estate, business, liquor license, parking lot and FF&E.

Sizes & Capacities

• Property .97 acres (three parcels)
• Bldg. Sq. Ft 7,130
• Guest rooms 13
• Main dining room 44 seats
• Bar & Lounge 30 seats
• Dining Deck 26 seats
• Banquet Room 35 capacity
• Banquet Deck 20 capacity
• Event Terrace 65 capacity
• Riverfront Lawn 125 capacity

Offered at $1,850,000

Capital Improvements

• 2002 Lodge water heater
• 2003 Owner’s unit kitchen remodel
• 2004 New European Sleepworks mattresses, pillows & bedding
• New carpet in select guest rooms
• New hall flooring, Inn
• 2005 New workshop in several guest rooms
• New toilets in all guest rooms
• 2006 Banquet room remodel
• New carpet in remaining guest rooms
• 2007 New furnace/AC in dining room
• New gazebo
• 2008 New bathroom hardware and lighting
• 2009 New deck awnings
• 2011 New Village Inn sign
• 2012 New bathroom tile flooring in select guest rooms


  • Built in 1906
  • Last renovation in 1986
  • MLS # 21322947
  • 13 Guest Rooms
  • 15 Guest Bathrooms
  • Lot size: 0.97 acres
  • 30 Parking Spots
  • Has owner's quarters
  • Has a restaraunt
  • $1,850,000
  • 31% annual. occ. rate
  • $162.00 avg daily rate

Listing Agent

Doug Bohling, Artisan Sotheby's International
Sebastopol, CA 95472

Phone: 707-953-6106
Cell: 707-953-6106
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20822 River Blvd Monte Rio, CA 95462

Photos (click to enlarge)

A view from the Lodge looking over the Russian River beyond the lawn
Welcome to the Village Inn & Restaurant on the banks of the Russian River.  Located near the gates of the famous 'Bohemian Club' encampment.  Our front/street view... A view from the dining deck of the Inn looking at the Lodge Bldg.  Fully connected by stairs, ramp & gardens and set under towering redwoods...
The gardens between the Inn & Lodge... A meandering walk thru the gardens...
The Russian River Valley appellation of the world famous Sonoma County wine growing region... Gazebo views from near the lower level patio dining & the meeting/banquet room.
A wonderful riverfront site just minutes to the Pacific ocean, world class wineries and beautiful greenbelt open spaces. Deck dining for approx. 26 just outside the Hampton room & bar.  The lower level Banquet deck will seat another 20 (approx).  Sunshine & river views!
The event Terrace just out the double glass doors from the Banquet/meeting room.  Seating for 65 (approx.)  A great spot for functions, weddings, retreats... The Hampton Room & bar complete w/ charming gas fireplace and sunset & river views.  A full liquor license is included.
The fully stocked bar complete with some of the best award winning wines... The dining from offers full water views and is just steps from the large, complete commercial kitchen...
Cozy, comfortable charm w/ distant redwood & river views... The Village Inn & Restaurant.  A one of kind opportunity with great history (Bing Crosby filmed "Holiday Inn" here) and romantic charm.
  Truly a one of a kind...

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