Weekend Rendezvous at the Madrona in Healdsburg

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Weekend Rendezvous at the Madrona in Healdsburg
Curator’s statement

A design-forward stay in a storied mansion less than a mile from downtown Healdsburg. I had a lovely, romantic stay and property tour that had me absolutely in love with this property. I recommend it without hesitation.

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Where to stay

The Madrona

A charming Wine Country hotel with an adorable porch and leafy pathways across the property.

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I recently had the pleasure of staying at the Madrona Hotel in Healdsburg, and I must say it was an exceptional experience. From the moment we arrived, we were impressed with the hotel's outstanding level of hospitality.

Upon arrival, the valet warmly welcomed us and seamlessly guided us to the front desk. To our surprise and delight, we were offered glasses of champagne during check-in, setting the tone for a truly memorable stay.

One of the standout features of the hotel is its inviting and lively living room. Its cozy ambiance creates the perfect atmosphere to relax and mingle with other guests or even locals. The carefully crafted cocktails served at the European-style bar added a touch of elegance to our evenings.

View of the hotel room
Hotel Lobby

The rooms at the Madrona Hotel are truly unique, offering a blend of historical charm and modern comfort. Designed by the renowned Jay Jeffers, each room tastefully combines elegance and style. The attention to detail is evident, ensuring a comfortable and visually appealing space.

In addition to its distinctive rooms, the hotel offers convenient amenities to enhance the overall experience. The availability of a hotel car, ready to transport guests for a short ride to town, makes exploring Healdsburg's attractions a breeze. The Madrona Hotel also boasts a stunning wedding venue capable of accommodating 150 people, making it an excellent choice for those planning special events or large dinners.

Hotel Lounge
Complimentary sweets

For fitness enthusiasts, the hotel provides a spacious and well-equipped gym. Though the pool is relatively small, it still provides a refreshing respite on warmer days. What sets the Madrona Hotel apart is its almost anti-resort approach but with the same level of service you would expect at a brand-name resort. It's definitely a vibe. I love that it is dog-friendly and they provide a welcome amenity for your furry friend. Additionally, the use of Flamingo estate bath products in the bathrooms ensured a luxurious and indulgent stay.

The Madrona Hotel in Healdsburg exceeded our expectations with its dog-friendly policy, exceptional staff, unique rooms and outstanding amenities. With its historical charm, incredible design, and superb proximity to Healdsburg, this hotel is undoubtedly a top choice for those seeking a luxurious and welcoming retreat in Sonoma County.

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Chic boutique remodeled by celebrity designer Jay Jeffers. Stay like a local in a converted, historical mansion minutes from downtown Healdsburg and immediate proximity to world-class dining. Five-star service. Let me plan your perfect getaway.

This trip report is part of our ongoing series on travel to Healdsburg. In need of further inspiration? Check out Nadia Bess’s guide, Best Wineries, Activities & Restaurants in Healdsburg, CA.

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