INN AT OCCIDENTAL a sonoma wine country bed and breakfast inn

3657 Church Street, Occidental, CA 95465

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• Number of Rooms: 18
• Reservations: 707-874-1047; 800-522-6324
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• Owners: Jerry and Tina Wolsborn
• General Manager: Marilyn Nelson

Secluded beneath towering redwoods in the charming hamlet of Occidental, the Inn at Occidental is centrally located to the spectacular vineyards and orchards of Sonoma wine country, the stunning beaches and cliffs of the Sonoma Coast, and the meandering Russian River.

The perfect location, just one hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge in West Sonoma wine country. Relaxed and personal, it lies closer to the sea (and farther from the traffic) than neighboring Napa. It’s the wine country with meandering roads and gently sloping hills-where nationally known vineyards and family-run operations exist side by side.

The Inn at Occidental offers formal and informal meeting space and accommodations for weddings, corporate retreats or family gathering. Garden Courtyard surrounded by roses offers a picturesque site for weddings up to 110.

Inn amenities include: Fireplaces, spa tubs, phones, wireless internet, business services, concierge, conference and wedding facilities. Spa center nearby.

Inn at Occidental is known for its mouthwatering breakfasts beautifully prepared and presented each morning in the Inns dining room. A culinary experience which is a feast for the eyes as well as the palette. Enjoy custom-blended coffee, your choice of juice, fruit from a local farm, the Inn’s own granola, freshly baked pastries and a delicious hot entrée. Start your evening off with a wine and hors d oeuvre reception in the Inn’s Living Room.


Inn at Occidental features 13 guest rooms, 3 suites, and a 2-bedroom cottage. Our guest rooms have private bathrooms and Spa Jacuzzi tubs, sublime beds with down-filled comforters, Aveda toiletries, Frette linens, fireplaces, private porches or decks. Additionally the Inn offers a two bed room cottage which sleeps 6 with 2000 square feet of space adjacent to The Inn at Occidental.

GO-Sonoma Wine Country Lodging Founding Member. Mobile Travel Guide rating 3 stars, member of Select Registry, Unique Inns and Wine Country Inns. Associated member of the Russian River Chamber of Commerce and the Russian River Wine Road.

• This three story Victorian Inn overlooks the village of Occidental, a peaceful hamlet surrounded by redwoods and vineyards. The main house, guarded by fruit trees and a lush courtyard garden with fountains and flowers, was built in 1876. All 18 guest rooms have private baths, fireplaces, feather beds,; some with private decks. Décor is an extensive collection of American folk art and antiques.

• When you venture into one of 18, aptly named rooms in the Main House, Courtyard Building or the Sonoma Cottage, you will see inviting heritage quilts, brightly painted walls and art work to inspire. Arresting artwork can be found throughout the Inn at Occidental/ Paintings by well known local artist Woodward Payne, photographs by his wife Beverly Anderson, pieces by Christopher Burkett, Tom Mangelson and Carol Henry.

• Sonoma Cottage Vacation Rental: This comfortable two-bedroom vacation house has all the charm of a room at the Inn — and at 2,200 square feet, all the space of a family home. Located just 38 feet from the Inn, the cottage is both private and convenient. A fully furnished living room offers 12-foot ceilings, a fireplace, two easy chairs, and two sofas — one of which unfolds to sleep two. A half-level up is a dining room for dinners with friends or serious strategy meetings. The antique pine table and English Windsor chairs accommodate 12. A fully equipped kitchen has all the amenities for a simple dinner or a catered event.