5 on July 08, 2013
My two-night stay was excellent; my expectations were surpassed. The restaurant and the inn are each wonderful, and the staff were all cheerful and helpful. The restaurant had delicious, seasonal food that was beautifully presented in a warm dining room that had a fireplace and pretty garden views. My own room was a treat: a fireplace, jetted tub, private sitting deck, huge bathroom, and an insanely comfortable bed with luxurious linens. Lots of small details showed the innkeepers really care about their guests' comfort. The grounds were lovely, too, and a pleasure to stroll around in. I'll definitely be back, and hopefully will get a chance to try out the spa services when I do.
4.2 on October 30, 2011
Great breakfast. Great ambiance. Beautiful.
4.2 on October 02, 2011
We had a fabulous time! Carlos & Sylvia are wonderful! Only one thing missing -- a cat & dog mascot.
5 on August 08, 2011
Out of this world, hospitality caring, impeccable food; serene setting -- over the moon experience celebrating a 70th birthday; Carlos, Sandy, Silvia, Bruce, Jason, Jordan -- exemplary.
5 on August 01, 2011
What an enjoyable stay. Everything from the room, to the restaurant, the staff, and the owners, Sylvia & Carlos made the stay wonderful. I felt more like a family member than a guest.
4.8 on July 31, 2011
Excellent stay. Great food -- gourmet breakfast. Very nice owners & staff.
5 on July 31, 2011
After a cold rainy visit to San Francisco, four days at the Applewood Inn was heaven for my husband and me. The setting, the food, the room and the hosts were all wonderful and welcoming.
4.6 on July 26, 2011
Very nice secluded inn in the heart of Pinot Noir country. The staff is fantastic and the restaurant exquisite.
5 on July 23, 2011
Fantastic extended weekend in wine country. The Applewood Inn is perfect for location in wine country, to the ocean and redwoods. The Applewood Inn is relaxing and restaurants -- excellent!
4.6 on June 04, 2011
Beautiful inn in a great setting. Innkeepers Carlos and Silvia and their staff very gracious and accomodating. Great tips on visiting and tasting nearby from Sandy (I think). Very close to the Armstrong Woods redwood forest and close enough to the coast to have a morning of sightseeing and afternoon of tasting Russian River valley wines. Do NOT miss dinner at the Applewood Inn's restaruant - outstanding with fantastic service. Would gladly return.
5 on May 20, 2011
We loved our visit to the Applewood! Our 4 night stay was perfect. The room was clean and beautiful, and a good size for an extended weekend stay. The staff was helpful and friendly. The Restaurant was fabulous. We loved it so much we asked to meet the chef, who is a gracious as he is a maestro in the kitchen! (The breakfast staff was great too) The wait staff was also fantastic. I can only say that they consistently and pleasantly surprised me. I recommend the inn 100%
5 on July 11, 2009
My husband and I spent two absolutely delightful nights and days at this wonderful inn. Each time I think of the quiet secluded covered porch, the elegant plantings the gourmet restaurant it is a remembered joy. The setting of quiet elegance, splashing fountain, meandering deer and scurrying quail combined for the most memorable retreat. The hosts could not have been more concerned for our comfort. They upgraded us at no charge because they had room to do so, as it was mid-week. We accidently packed their wine opener (and I hope left ours in its place) and they did not contact us to say, please return. If you are loooking for activity, this is not your choice. This is for some one who values stillness, beauty, wildlife, plants and going to a wonderful restaurant without leaving "home". I walked around and looked into several rooms before we checked out and each one was different with its own unique character. We will definitely return! J&J Swartzberg
4.0 on March 27, 2009
I have been coming here since before all the added renovations when only the Belden House was available. All the additions and renovations have been outstanding and my sister and I have a standing date for the RR Jazz festival week-end! The grounds are beautiful, the food (included breakfast and gourmet dinner) is fantastic and the innkeepers are "keepers"! Keep in mind that the dinner is the finest dining in the Russian River area so be sure to make a Saturday night reservation well in-advance. I highly recommend the Applewood for any discerning traveler that requires the best...
5 on February 17, 2008
I highly recommend this inn to any traveler who insists on excellence in accommodations. I travel frequently for both business and pleasure. I make it a point to stay in boutique hotels or bed and breakfast inns. Applewood Inn and Restaurant has now earned my "unsurpassed excellence" award! The exquisite accommodations, the outstanding cuisine - breakfast and dinner, along with the picturesque setting and exceptional hospitality. Their website displays quotes from a wealth of media sources. After staying at Applewood Inn, I can easily see how so much INK has been penned about this first class inn and restaurant!