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El Dorado Hotel

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Front of property
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Standard Room, 1 King Bed | Balcony

Overview of El Dorado Hotel

El Dorado Hotel

3.5 star property
3.5-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Sonoma Plaza
9.0 out of 10 Superb
9.0/10 Superb

555 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
405 First Street West, Sonoma, CA, 95476
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Meeting room
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Fridge
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Sonoma Plaza - 3 min walk
  • Sonoma Raceway - 15 min drive
  • Downtown Napa Association - 19 min drive
  • Oxbow Public Market - 19 min drive
  • Napa Valley Wine Train - 20 min drive
  • Sonoma State University - 29 min drive
  • Opus One Winery - 36 min drive
  • Robert Mondavi Winery - 36 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County) - 51 min drive
  • Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field) - 56 min drive
  • San Francisco International Airport (SFO) - 74 min drive
  • Santa Rosa Station - 36 min drive


  • Steiners Tavern - 1 min walk
  • Basque Boulangerie Café - 3 min walk
  • The Girl & The Fig - 1 min walk
  • Sunflower Caffe Sonoma Valley - 1 min walk
  • Swiss Hotel & Restaurant - 1 min walk

About this property

El Dorado Hotel

El Dorado Hotel offers a fantastic location, putting you only steps from Sonoma Plaza. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at El Dorado Kitchen, which serves Californian cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Other features include a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli and a garden. The helpful staff and restaurant get great marks from fellow travellers.


English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 27 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking is limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • An outdoor pool
  • Banquet hall


  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


El Dorado Kitchen – This restaurant specialises in Californian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 9 to 17 per person

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from May to November

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch.


This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

Also known as

Dorado Hotel
El Dorado Hotel
El Dorado Hotel Sonoma
El Dorado Sonoma
Hotel Dorado
Hotel El Dorado
El Dorado Hotel And Kitchen
El Dorado Hotel Kitchen
El Dorado Hotel Hotel
El Dorado Hotel Sonoma
El Dorado Hotel Hotel Sonoma

Frequently asked questions

Does El Dorado Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, El Dorado Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at El Dorado Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at El Dorado Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at El Dorado Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at El Dorado Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at El Dorado Hotel?
You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at El Dorado Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Parkwest Casino Sonoma (26-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at El Dorado Hotel and nearby?
El Dorado Hotel has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near El Dorado Hotel?
Yes, El Dorado Kitchen offers Californian cuisine.
What's the area around El Dorado Hotel like?
El Dorado Hotel is a short 3-minute walk from Sonoma Plaza and 2 minutes' walk from Sonoma City Hall. Travellers say that the hotel is in a great location.







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10/10 Exceptional

Floyd, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Really convenient
Perfectly located on the square, very comfortable and clean. Only downside was the road noise in the morning.
Kevin, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

michelle, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Peggy, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very cute and accessible to bar and restaurants
Amirali, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Eoghan, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Michelle, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Manon, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We love Eldorado on Sonoma Plaza
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10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous stay! The hotel staff is very friendly and accommodating. There are many nice shops and wonderful restaurants conveniently located within walking distance.
Robert, 3-night romance trip
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