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Avalon, a Luxury Bed & Breakfast

11910 Graton Road , Sebastopol, CA 95472 USA (Show map)
4.7
123 Reviews
$255 - $355
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About

Come experience a restful retreat at Avalon, a friendly Tudor Bed & Breakfast nestled in an enchanting redwood grove ten miles from the Pacific Coast in beautiful Sonoma County. Our spacious suites have king beds, fireplaces, and unique private bathrooms done in natural stone, some with tubs and one with a steam room. Outside under the giant redwoods, we have a hot tub for all guests to enjoy at any time. From the freshly baked cookies to the wonderful breakfast as visually pleasing as it is delectable, Avalon is your perfect getaway in the California Wine Country.

Rooms & Rates

Guenevere's Tower

The princess torn between her love for her husband, King Arthur, and her powerful desire for Sir Lancelot, Arthur's dear friend, Guenevere went into seclusion seeking relief from her conflicting feelings. She surrounded herself in luxury to preoccupy her mind and bring her peace. Choose this suite and you sleep in Guenevere's hideaway. With a king size bed, see-through fireplace, large sitting area, double-sink vanity, antique claw-foot tub, and two Romeo & Juilet balconies (one for each lover!), this suite is layered with romantic accents.

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

The Enchanted Forest

In the land of Faerie, anything is possible. You will sleep with sweet dreams of flight and fancy in the elegant king size bed piled high with luxury linens. The Enchanted Forest is complete with a fireplace in the sitting area, double granite sinks and tumbled marble throughout the spacious bathroom, and amazing views of the giant Redwoods just outside your door. Leave your windows open all night and the splashing of the creek will deepen your slumber.

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

The Wizard's Quarters

With bottles of potions and magic, a king size bed, 3-sided fireplace visible from anywhere in the room, double cobalt blue blown glass sinks, and steam room shower and marvelous, tranquil forest view, this suite is sure to cast the spell you desire. Escape your world as fact becomes fiction in Merlin's mystical realm.

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

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Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.8

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Hidden Gem

5 on April 16, 2014

Our stay in wine country was topped off by an enjoyable stay at Avalon B&B. This B&B is in a beautiful, tranquil setting with towering Redwoods and the serenity of a gentile, backyard stream soothing you to sleep at night! Hilary and Gary are fabulous hosts, making us feel most welcome, and their gourmet breakfast is unsurpassed. They are also very organized with information and suggestions for a superb vacation in Sonoma Valley. We give this B&B our highest recommendation, and we will return! Greg & Anne Jones Hayden, ID


A Touch of Paradise

5 on April 10, 2014

I had purchased a two day stay at Avalon, after months of searching for the perfect place to propose to my girlfried. Of course I was a wreck wanting everything to be perfect. Even before my stay our host emailed me and asked about my girlfriend and myself so that she could taylor her services to our specific needs. I must say if you love your partner, and you want to show them. Choose Avalon. Every detail was perfect! Thank you Hilary


Good stay

4.2 on March 30, 2014

Avalon was a nice and relaxing stay, very tranquil.


Under the Redwoods

4.4 on March 28, 2014

Hilary, her staff (and family) made our stay - the first stop on our honeymoon - a truly memorable and wonderful experience! The suite we stayed in was quiet, comfortable, secluded and well appointed. My only wish is that there was a table for me to use as I like to draw. The service was really wonderful. From the suggestions on things to do/places to see, to the nicely made-up room when we would return from a day of exploring wine country. I can't express how great the service was. In the past when I traveled I would rely on the chance I would bump into something interesting - Hilary and staff (+ AJ) hold a wealth of knowledge on the surrounding area and truly helped to make our week in Northern California a memorable one. I must say the cost of staying there was really quite a bit lower than I think they could charge! Very affordable! The cleanliness... spotless! I've stayed at first class places, I've also stayed in less than first class places and have had the feeling that certain areas of certain inns/hotels/resorts are kind of dirty (you know what I mean). I never had that feeling anywhere at Avalon! The property is maintained to the highest standard. Dining was exceptional! I only rated it as a 3 out of 5 star because we missed a few wine events - which was our fault. The other thing I sort of didn't like was the "late hour" of breakfast - 9am. With so much to see and do around I kind of wanted to leave by 9am after an earlier breakfast. All things said - Hilary and her staff are very accommodating and would have altered their schedules if need be to accommodate their guests, and did on at least one occasion for us. If you're looking for a luxury inn that is personal, comfortable, unpretentious and truly a hidden gem under the redwoods then look to Avalon as your go-to place when visiting wine country. You won't regret it!


A secluded paradise !!!

4.8 on March 19, 2014

The innkeepers were very hospitable; I felt like I was visiting friends versus staying at a B & B, The breakfast was delicious and thoughtful. Everyone's food allergies were taken in to consideration and the food was fabulous. There were so many extras...a gym, fresh-baked cookies, wine hour, suggestions for dinner and activities etc. There are only 3 rooms; we stayed in the Wizards' Quarters...The room was beautifully appointed and gave you the sense that you were in King Arthurs' court and time. We would definitely recommend this inn..


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Location

Location Type

Away from it all, Creekside, Exclusive, Peaceful, Redwood Forest, Retreat, Countryside, Small town, Wine country

Airport

Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) 65 miles

Directions to property:

Exit airport on Hwy 880. Change to Hwy 580 in Oakland. Follow 580/80 across the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge. This will take you to Hwy 101 north. Take 101 to Santa Rosa, and switch to Hwy 12 toward Sebastopol.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Horseback Riding, Bicycle Rentals, Hot Air Ballooning, Surfing, Running/Walking, Hiking, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Hot Air Ballooning, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer , Exercize Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Radio, Telephone, Turndown Service

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Hot Air Ballooning, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00
  • Check Out:: 12:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights, some holidays 3 nights
  • Deposit Amount Required: We charge the amount equal to one night's stay as a deposit in advance.
  • Cancellations: We have a 14 day cancellation policy, which means you have between the time of booking and 14 days prior to your arrival to cancel. There is a $25 cancellation fee. If you cannot give us the required 14 days notice, we hold you responsible for the amount of the deposit, unless we can re-rent your room, in which case, you will only be responsible for the $25 fee.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Hilary & Gary McCalla

Languages spoken

Sign Language (ASL), English

Resident Pets

1 Cat

About the innkeepers

Cycling, hiking, exploring, rock climbing, travelling, wine tasting, meeting people, cooking (fabulous breakfasts, mostly), conserving our wonderful natural resources, eating, and exploiting the talents and abilities of AJ, our three-year-old (such as, "AJ, can you carry in that luggage for the nice guests, please?") ;)

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Meals

Breakfast

Gourmet

  • Time Served: 9:00
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Accommodate all diet


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11910 Graton Road , Sebastopol, CA 95472 USA (Show map)

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