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Gaige House, A Four Sisters Inn

13540 Arnold Drive , Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9305 USA (Show map)

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Tucked into the Sonoma Valley hamlet of Glen Ellen, the Gaige House feels like a secret hideaway. Of course, it’s not really a secret; the Gaige House is regularly recommended in Michelin and other guides, and has been listed repeatedly in Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List of the top hotels in the world. An elegant blend of vintage and contemporary, the inn features 23 thoughtfully appointed guestrooms with a modern, Asian flair. The verdant, secluded setting along Calbaza Creek includes an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, and is accented with delightful surprises in hidden spots: a hammock shaded with ancient oaks, a miniature pagoda in a rock garden, a gurgling fountain. After a day of visiting nearby wineries, boutiques and art galleries, return to the Gaige House to indulge in luxurious spa services provided either in-room, or outdoors in a peaceful and private cabana. All guests enjoy a complimentary, full breakfast every morning, and an evening wine and cheese reception. An excellent choice for a honeymoon or romantic Wine Country escape, the Gaige House is also ideal for small meetings and special events.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining4.4

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Lovely spot !!!

3.8 on May 18, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Gaige House. A quiet sanctuary after a busy day of wine tasting!!!

lovely room but smelly

3.8 on May 12, 2015

The room was lovely, I didn't like being right next to the pool, a little noisy and not very private. The biggest complaint from both my husband and I was the smell. I not sure if it was the cleaning products trying to mask other odors but it was almost enough to ask for a refund and go someplace else. But being on vacation was about not having stress so it was easier to ignore than complain.

Zen rooms on the creek are quite special

4.8 on May 11, 2015

We enjoyed our third time here. It is a great environment and all the staff members are very friendly and helpful. Breakfasts are excellent and the wine and cheese hour in the evening is quite well done. Some evenings local wineries offer tastings of their wine which serves as anice introduction for tastings during the rest of your stay. We will be back!

Gaige House in Glen Ellen

4.4 on May 04, 2015

We got a great price for our suite and it was very private. Air conditioner was having trouble with dripping, but we felt that was only a minor issue. The special touches are amazing from wine and cheese tasting to homade cookies and breakfast. We definitely would consider a return visit.

Beautiful and Relaxing hide-a-way

4.8 on April 29, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at the Gaige House this weekend. We went to Sonoma for a party and used it as an excuse to make a weekend trip out of SF. Ate dinner at the Glen Ellen Star which was walking distance and superb. You almost think you're hidden away in the mountains when staying at the Gaige House. It's so serene and peaceful. Quiet and empty during the day with plenty of privacy. The rooms were spacious, clean and charming. I definitely will return to the Gaige House next time I'm in Sonoma. I'm so glad we chose to stay here and would recommend to anyone. I heard they have a hotel in SF and Monterey so you can take advantage of the experience in other parts of CA too.

Wonderful stay!

5 on April 26, 2015

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at the Gaige House. The room was beautiful! The staff was welcoming and kind. We especially enjoyed the homemade breakfast every morning. We also enjoyed the daily 5 pm wine and cheese. We had the opportunity to meet some other people and learn about their winery experiences. Thank you Gaige House, and I hope we can come back again soon. CG from New Orleans, LA

Sonoma Weekend

4.2 on April 21, 2015

Ruth and the kitchen staff were great! Within walking distance of good restaurants. Thought pricing a little high for the area but the grounds were lovely!

Sonoma Vacation

3.4 on April 20, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at the Gaige House in Glen Ellen. We were greeted by two outstanding staff members and throughout our stay they were delightful. My only complaint was the fact that our room had ants! When we arrived back to our room after a lovely evening we found many of our items, car keys, ipad, and phone charger covered with little black ants. We discovered they were trailing down the wall and onto the wet bar area and even on the floor. We also found them in the bathroom on the vanity and around the toilet. We did our best to clean them up. My husband went to the front desk and they gave him a can of insect spray. After spending an hour on that issue things were fine. We mentioned our ant problem at check out and were given a discount, which I thought was appropriate. Otherwise, thank you for the hospitality.

Relaxing and lovely inn.

5 on April 19, 2015

The Gaige house exceeded our expectations. We loved everything about the place. The staff were all very welcoming. The breakfast was delicious and it was different every day! the room we Stayed in was much nicer and bigger than the pictures made it appear. The setting was beautiful. We enjoyed having a private entrance that opened to a nice yard. The pool was a nice size and relaxing. There is ample parking. It is located within walking distance to a few great restaurants and a very close drive to hiking and wineries. We would definitely stay here again. It's a gem of a place!

Great little hotel

3.2 on April 17, 2015

Great boutique hotel. Pros: funky and clean rooms, location of the hotel, ambience, Cons: street noise, smell of cooking penetrate the room (not in a good way), slow internet connection,

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Rooms & Rates

Queen Deluxe

Cozy guestrooms located in the main house featuring a queen bed, flat panel television, sitting area and desk. Additional services include high-speed internet access, complimentary breakfast, evening wine and cheese hour and use of the onsite pool and hot tub. These rooms are a great way to experience all the services of the Gaige house at a minimal cost.

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

Nightly Rate: $275 - $315

Nightly Rate: $275 - $315

King Deluxe

Spacious rooms located in and around the 1890 Manor house. Features a king bed, flat panel television, sitting area and desk. Additional services include high-speed internet access, complimentary breakfast, evening wine and cheese hour and use of the onsite pool and hot tub. These rooms are a great way to experience all the services of the Gaige house at a minimal cost.

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

Nightly Rate: $295 - $345

Nightly Rate: $295 - $345

Studio Suites

Each unique design, are located throughout the main house, pool and garden area. King bed, flat panel television, sitting area, desk and more. Individual features include private patio or deck, fireplace, oversized bathrooms some with Jacuzzi tubs. All features are on a request basis only.

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

Nightly Rate: $335 - $435

Nightly Rate: $335 - $435

Zen Suite

These spacious and original suites offer a King bed, private patio, flat screen tv, desk and a private Zen garden with waterfall tranquility that can be used for personal spa services. Oversized bathrooms include Granite soaking tubs and separate dual shower heads.

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

Nightly Rate: $445 - $595

Nightly Rate: $445 - $595


Location Type

Sonoma Valley, Napa Valley, Small town, Wine country


San Francisco, CA (SFO) 75 miles

Directions to property:

Take the exit for Hwy 37 east to the second signal light. Turn left onto Hwy 121 and follow to the stop sign at the Hwy 121/116 split.Cross through the intersection onto Hwy 116 and follow to the Arnold Drive fork to your right. (Hwy 116 bears to Petaluma; Continue north on Arnold Drive about 10 miles to the Gaige House Inn, located on the left side of the street - 13540 Arnold Drive

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Urban Inn, Historic Inn, Spa, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Spa , King or Queen Beds, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Decks, Spa Services, Hot Tub

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wet bar, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Hot air ballooning, Wine tasting, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts

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  • Check In:: 3:00 to 9:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Gaige House is a non-smoking property
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Although not well suited for children, we do welcome them.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Advance reservation required in our specific pet room, $65
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights on certain weekends & holidays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: No deposit required although a credit card must be on file to guarantee the reservation.
  • Cancellations: 7 day cancellation required.



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Full Breakfast

  • Time Served: 8:00 to 10:00 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

, Evening wine, Evening cheese taste


13540 Arnold Drive , Glen Ellen, CA 95442-9305 USA (Show map)

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