Gaige House, A Four Sisters Inn

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

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


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

a favorite - almost anywhere

5 on February 04, 2016

I frequently travel to Glen Ellen in Sonoma County for a writing project and stay at the Gaige House. It is a beautiful spot, a former residence with additions and lovely surrounding garden along a creek. The suites in particular are special - private, sizable, looking out to leafy patios, fireplace and distinctive baths - usually with a soaking tub!. The morning breakfast - included as part of the nightly bill - is a treat to look forward to - much more than a continental croissant and coffee! If anything, over the 7 or 8 years I have been coming here - service and care of the property have gotten even better.

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4.0 on February 02, 2016

The Gaige house is a warm and engaging property. Our room was very comfortable and inviting. The fireplace was outstanding, the bathroom was functional and the overall room was excellent

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4.2 on January 20, 2016

We loved our room and the social wine hour at the Gauge House. We enjoyed the cozyness of the room.

We stayed there during Christmas as not enough room at my parents house. This was our third visit and we love the Gaige house. It is a little bit of heaven for us and very relaxing and convenient. The breakfast was fabulous

4.0 on January 11, 2016

Review is in title

Should have been better

3.0 on January 04, 2016

Gauge House is a lovely facility but needs to pay,attention to details expected at this price point. Scratchy towels, cobwebs and gulp children are not what one expects at an Inn that bills itself,as a retreat. They can do better.

Great stay in Sonoma

5 on December 28, 2015

Small inn but the little details from the decor to the freshly baked cookies and wine and cheese were amazing. Loved the layout of the room and how it felt like a cozy upscale room. Will definitely come back!

Great off-season stay

4.6 on December 28, 2015

We love coming here during the offseason. The rates are unbeatable. Stay in room 17 if you can afford it:). Great breakfasts!

Good Location/Mixed Bag

3.4 on December 21, 2015

At first glance our room looked nice but it had some maintenance issues: Frayed rug edges, pealing paint around skylight, holes in bed sheets, window shade pull strings were missing hardware, grout missing in the wet bar area. Not quite what we expected for the price of the unit. We did report the issues and they were very apologetic and took $100 off the bill. Our unit was not in the main building and was in the building by the pool which appears to be older than other units on the site. Nice staff and the breakfast was great! I'm sure they will correct the issues at some point.

Great Glen Ellen B & B

5 on December 20, 2015

Lovely suites with garden atriums. We loved the peaceful setting but so close to dining and wine tasting. Our third visit but we can't wait To return!

Very romantic!

5 on December 11, 2015

Absolutely loved the Gaige house. The Zen rooms with fireplace are definitely worth it! Great staff and breakfast, too.

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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

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

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

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


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.



Gaige House

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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