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As much as I love sharing with you guys some of the greatest places to go to, to stay at, and enjoy, this place is one I don’t want to share with you. Of course it is for the absolute most selfish reasons — I want to still be able to book a room at the Farmhouse Inn. I fear that after the end of this post it won’t be the case.

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Heard of Russian River Valley? Maybe or maybe not, but you’ve heard of Healdsburg so let’s use that as a good point of reference. About 20 minutes west of Healdsburg into the enticing redwood-lined Russian River Valley lies a boutique “inn” just waiting to be indulged in. Farmhouse Inn is a 25 room playground with an enchanting property that will sweep you off your feet.

When you first come upon the inn, you’re greeted with the biggest smile and a glass of wine — welcome to wine country. As you’re shown to your room, you start to wind through the multiple farmhouses and you get a few glimpses of heaven. You walk by a sun-ladened pool deck, you pass by the warm, white barn that is the spa, and you get a peak at the elegantly placed gardens. Then there is your room. You’ve booked the King Deluxe and you immediately know why you did. The open white room invites you in to stay a while.

With rustic luxury as the tones for the suite, the features like a walk-in closet, a marble bathroom featuring a steam shower, and a patio with an indoor/outdoor fireplace make it the perfect place to settle in. (Admittedly, I stayed in the room for the first few hours as I couldn’t get enough of it). The suite has these feather beds to die for, white walls, and touches of wood to fit right into it’s redwood setting.

On the property lies a few amenities unique to the Farmhouse like a day spa that features wellness treatments and of course you can’t forget the Michelin star restaurant. A dinner here is definitely a treat, and of course the complimentary 3-course breakfast inside the restaurant is one amenity to remember. The heated pool and jacuzzi means refreshing afternoon dips and nightly soaks under the stars.

Staying in this Russian River Valley luxury hotel makes for the perfect place to get away. It truly is a magical place to escape, so be to sure to stay a while.

Bon Traveler’s Tips For Staying at the Farmhouse Inn

+ Book the King Deluxe, the newest suites are to-die-for
+ Indulge in the complimentary s’mores with homemade marshmallows
+ Stop by the bath bar and get your soaps and scrubs for your bath
+ Be sure to get the nightly turndown service, you won’t be disappointed

Get in touch

Farmhouse Inn
7871 River Road, Forestville, CA 95436
Call 707-887-3300 or book online at

*Bon Traveler was welcome as a guest of the Farmhouse Inn. As always, all opinions are own.

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