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Farmhouse Inn

7871 River Rd , Forestville, CA 95436 USA (Show map)

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Escape to one of America’s Top 30 Inns (Travel & Leisure) and dine at one of Sonoma County’s finest restaurants (Gourmet Magazine & Wine Spectator). Nestled in the very heart of Sonoma County's Russian River wine growing region, the Farmhouse Inn features 18 rooms luxuriously appointed with such amenities as wood burning or gas fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, steam showers or saunas. Whether you spend the day exploring the wine country, enjoying a good book with a glass of wine by the fire, or relaxing by the heated pool, save time to let our massage therapists pamper you in our spa facility. End the day with a fabulous dinner at our Michelin starred restaurant- then just a short walk back to your cozy room.

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Reviews

Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.0
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.6

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Getaway to rejuvenate the spirit

5 on February 24, 2013

From the cozy old house, with quilts, fireplace and porches to the diverting hikes and splendid woodlands -- my family of four completely refreshed our spirits to sustain us in the upcoming winter!


Exceptional in every way

5 on October 06, 2011

Great staff, amazing food, luxurious rooms and a beautiful location. the perfect romantic getaway


Relaxed and Refreshed After Farmhouse Visit

5 on September 29, 2011

Farmhouse Inn exceded all of our expectations. We were treated like family. We looked forward to breakfast every morning and enjoyed a first-class dinner on Sunday evening after a day of wine tasting. Sitting next to the fire pit drinking some wine and then toasting marshmellows after dinner ended a perfect day!


Perfect Weekend Getaway

4.4 on July 13, 2011

We loved staying in the barn. It was cozy and comfortable and very relaxing. Breakfast is outstanding as well.


Charming & luxurious

4.8 on July 13, 2011

My husbad and I visited the Farmhouse Inn during our honeymoon and it was beyond wonderful. Charming, luxurious, cozy, beautiful... and the restaurant was incredible. The wine pairings could not have been better, and it was the best meal we had on our honeymoon. The service was amazing - one of the days during our visit was my husband's birthday, and the staff had a local bakery make him cupcakes!


Great Stay at the Farmhouse Inn

4.8 on May 20, 2011

Really loved the low-key approach to check-in and our stay in general. The main desk had all sorts of goodies that you could to take to your room to make your stay more fun and relaxing (scrubs, soaps and powders for the bath, s'mores fixings and all manner of snacks). The weather was a bit cool, but that made the fireplace in our room all the more cozy. Anna at the front desk hooked us up with a driver (Steve of Silver Service) who took care of everything and made our day of touring and eating absolutely carefree. He even waited for us to finish our 5-hour epic meal at French Laundry! And the Farmhouse Inn restaurant is not to be missed.


Four days in heaven

5 on May 08, 2011

I'm not sure I could name one thing that stood out from the rest...maybe service. The staff was exceptional. Maybe dinner in the restaurant...or sitting around the fire pit having s'mores. Or was it the massage. Or just the wine.


Good but....

3.2 on May 01, 2011

3 day stay. Best for over nights only. Dinner is good not sure quite at 1 star Michelin. Breakfast poor, carton oj!


Great stay

4.8 on April 25, 2011

Help at the front desk was great. Dinner and breakfasts were fabulous. Can't wait for the cookbook!


Farmhouse Inn - amazing, quiet get away

5 on April 15, 2011

Great place for a get-away - quiet, great service, good location for biking and nearby wineries, the breakfast and dinner were fantastic - highly recommended!


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Rooms & Rates

King Standard 1

King bed, large vanity with heated floors, slate tub that fills from the ceiling, walk in shower that doubles as a steam shower, gas fireplace, in-room fridge, in-room wine fridge, 2nd floor. Comfortably decorated in comfortable and modern country furnishings.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $495 - $595

Nightly Rate: $495 - $595

King Standard 2

King bed, large vanity with heated floors, slate tub that fills from the ceiling, walk in shower that doubles as a steam shower, gas fireplace, in-room fridge, in-room wine fridge, 2nd floor. Comfortably decorated in comfortable and modern country furnishings.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $495 - $595

Nightly Rate: $495 - $595

Queen Standard 3

Queen bed, double jetted tub and shower with European rain shower head, sauna. Whimsically decorated - Small but a jewel box of a room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $395 - $495

Nightly Rate: $395 - $495

King Standard 4

King bed, tub and shower with European rain shower head, fireplace with seating area. Classic Farmhouse charm.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $495 - $595

Nightly Rate: $495 - $595

Queen Standard 5

Queen bed, double jetted tub and shower with European rain shower head, sauna. Our littlest room but well appointed and darling.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $395 - $495

Nightly Rate: $395 - $495

King Suite 6

Luxury suite. Separate bedroom with King sized bed, living room with wood burning fireplace, walk-in closet, double sauna, double jetted tub and shower with European rain shower head. Rich, traditional & refreshing.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $745 - $895

Nightly Rate: $745 - $895

King Suite 7

Luxury suite. Separate bedroom with oversized King sized bed, living room with wood burning fireplace, walk-in closet, double sauna, jetted tub and shower with European rain shower head. Sophisticated, yet romantic decor. Drama in a quiet, simple way.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $745 - $895

Nightly Rate: $745 - $895

King Standard 8

King bed, tub and shower with European rain shower head, sauna, fireplace with seating area. Sophisticated décor, creamy linens.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $495 - $595

Nightly Rate: $495 - $595

King Deluxe 9

New construction. King bed, deluxe jetted tub, radiant heated bathroom, separate steam shower, indoor/outdoor gas fireplace, private patio with creek/wooded view. Refined and rustic (yet lavish) with shades of black, chocolate brown, and cream.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $845 - $995

Nightly Rate: $845 - $995

King Deluxe 10

New Construction. King bed, deluxe jetted tub, radiant heated bathroom, separate steam shower, indoor/outdoor gas fireplace, private patio with hillside wooded views. Shades of white and cream, cozy and charming.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $845 - $995

Nightly Rate: $845 - $995

King Luxury 20

King bed, deluxe jetted tub, separate steam shower, radiant heated floors, indoor/outdoor gas fireplace, private patio with views of woods overlooking the creek. Spacious and elegant.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

King Luxury 21

King bed, deluxe jetted tub, radiant heated bathroom, separate steam shower, indoor/outdoor gas fireplace, private patio with creek/wooded hillside view. ADA compliant. Stately and fresh gardener's retreat.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

King Luxury 22

King bed, deluxe jetted tub, radiant heated bathroom, separate steam shower, indoor/outdoor gas fireplace, private patio with creek/wooded view. Spacious, soft serenity.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

King Luxury 23

King bed, deluxe jetted tub, radiant heated bathroom, separate steam shower, indoor/outdoor gas fireplace, private deck and wooded hillside views. Magnificence of nature takes center stage.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

King Luxury 24

King bed, deluxe jetted tub, radiant heated bathroom, separate steam shower, indoor/outdoor gas fireplace, private deck and creek/wooded views. Shades of white and whimsy...opulent simplicity.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

King Luxury 25

King bed, deluxe jetted tub, separate steam shower, radiant heated floors, indoor/outdoor gas fireplace, private deck and views of woods. Spacious, sedate and graceful.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

Nightly Rate: $995 - $1195

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Location

Location Type

Sonoma Coast, Russian River Valley, Countryside, Wine country

Airport

San Francisco, CA (SFO) 65 miles

Directions to property:

The Farmhouse Inn is located at 7871 River Road, in the town of Forestville. From 101, north or south, you will take the River Road exit. Travel west for 7.1 miles and we are on your left. Wohler Road is the closest cross street.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Russian River, Sonoma Coast, 1/2 hour to Napa Valley, Armstrong Redwoods, 200+ Wineries, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn, Spa

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Spa, Wedding Facilities , Michelin Starred Restaurant, Heated Pool, Spa on site, In room Saunas, steam showers, Luxury linens, Down Bedding,, seasonal fire pit with S'mores makings.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, Videos, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Canoeing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Michelin Starred Fine Dining Restaurant, Massage/Spa Treatments, Hot Air Ballooning, Wine Tasting, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00pm-7:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children over age of 10 welcome in suites
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 3 night minimum during high season and holiday & event weekends,
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: The first night's room rate, minus taxes will be charged to your credit card as a deposit on your reservation.
  • Cancellations: You have until 14 days prior to your arrival to cancel or move your reservation; we will refund your deposit less a $50 processing fee. If you cancel within 14 days of your arrival date, regardless of the circumstances, you will be charged in full for your reservation. Should this occur, we will issue a voucher valid for one year toward a future stay. The voucher will be in the amount of one half (1/2) of your total cancellation charges. Reducing the length of stay or an early departure within 14 days of your arrival is considered a cancellation. Due to the small size of our inn, cancellations affect us significantly; therefore, we must hold firmly to our cancellation policy. For this reason we strongly suggest the purchase of travel insurance and highly recommend .Travelexinsurance or .insuremytrip . For more information about travel insurance .travelinsurancereview/

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Joe and Catherine Bartolomei

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats

About the innkeepers

Siblings, Catherine and Joe Bartolomei, hail from a fourth generation Sonoma County grape growing family. Their 100 year old family ranch, planted with Pinot Noir, is located only 2 miles away from the Farmhouse Inn. We now make our own wine from the vineyard: Lost and Found. It celebrates the lost dream of our great grandfather and our finding and fulfilling it.

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

  • Time Served: 8:00 - 10:00 am
  • Serving Location: Sun Deck, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten free okay


Signature Dish

Rabbit, Rabbit, Rabbit
This iconic dish from Farmhouse's Executive Chef Steve Litke has been on the menu since 2007. It's rabbit prepared 3 ways and includes a loin, rack and leg. It is the most talked about dish and a local favorite.


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Special Package

Lavish Luxury

Free Nights: Stay 3 nights in any king room (we suggest one of the new King Deluxe rooms!) and your 3rd night is free! If you stay midweek (Mon-Thurs) we'll throw in an added bonus of your choice! Midweek Bonus: Midweek stays receive a $160 spa credit or a wine country picnic with a bottle of wine on arrival, also valued at $160. Save between $595-$1195 per stay! If you stay six nights you'll double your savings! Fine Print: Special is valid for stays occurring through May 31st, 2015. Must stay three or more nights to receive the free night. Special not valid Memorial Day Weekend. Cannot be combined with any other specials or discounts. Midweek is defined as Monday through Thursday. Weekend is defined as Friday through Sunday.

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Details

7871 River Rd , Forestville, CA 95436 USA (Show map)

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