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Delightful Downtown Cottage
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0.49 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (68 reviews)
Excellent location and wonderful house

"The house fit our needs and we so enjoyed the location. Petaluma is a wonderful town that is centrally located for lots of activities, but not the expense of SF!! Joann is a wonderful host!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Delightful Downtown Cottage
Metro Hotel and Cafe
3 out of 5
508 Petaluma Blvd S, Petaluma, CA
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0.52 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (572 reviews)

"Great people, lots of character. Very nice stay."…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2019

Metro Hotel and Cafe
Your own Petaluma West Side Shangri-la w/ Pool/spa
The price is $160 per night
0.8 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Great place. Perfect"…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

Your own Petaluma West Side Shangri-la w/ Pool/spa
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Sparkling Clean 1920's Bungalow
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0.46 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Great cottage

"We really enjoyed our stay. It was super clean with plenty of linens. Two bathrooms is a huge plus!! It is an old cottage and comes with the quirks of one, like creaky floors and doors that need to be pulled tightly to shut. But we would definitely stay here again and plan to for our next trip out. ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Sparkling Clean 1920's Bungalow
Walking Historic West Petaluma-2bd/2ba
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0.53 mi from city center
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Great apartment in Petaluma

"I was traveling with my two sons (ages 19 and 24) to visit family in the area. The unit was light-filled, airy, spacious, and thoughtfully appointed. The kitchen had everything we need, and our host, Frank, had an array of goodies awaiting us, from a fridge full of beverages to munchies. The unit ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Walking Historic West Petaluma-2bd/2ba
Valley Ford Hotel
3.5 out of 5
14415 Coast Hwy 1, Petaluma, CA
The price is $213 per night
16.39 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (206 reviews)

"very quaint. nice clean room. no tv or stairs. continental breakfast was good. owners were very nice. the hot water gets very hot so be careful."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Valley Ford Hotel
Charming Spanish/mediterranean Casita
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0.73 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (15 reviews)
Lovely Place, good Price and friendly owner

"Everything was easy on the booking and checkin process. Apartment is very nice with all amenities (including washer and dryer). Really good bed mattress. Quiet neighbourhood and a very friendly landlady. I will return"…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2020

Charming Spanish/mediterranean Casita
Sunny Room With Lofted Sleeping Area in Wine Country Home Near San Francisco
4.9/5Exceptional! (79 reviews)

"You have to experience to appreciate. An amazing space. Can sleep six, but really it is just perfect for 2 or 3. The gardens are sooo beautiful. Love it."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Sunny Room With Lofted Sleeping Area in Wine Country Home Near San Francisco
Motel 6 Petaluma, CA
2 out of 5
1368 N Mcdowell Blvd, Petaluma, CA
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The price is $82 per night
3.03 mi from city center
3.2/5 (991 reviews)

"I liked that it was so close to where I had to do 3 days of orientation for my new job. The bed was very comfortable and I liked the fact that there was a little refrigerator in the room that I stayed in. The only thing that I would like to see in the future is a coffee pot and coffee to make in ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Motel 6 Petaluma, CA
Best Western Petaluma Inn
2.5 out of 5
200 S McDowell Boulevard, Petaluma, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $120 per night
1.3 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (990 reviews)
Holiday travel

"Nice location... close to conveniences, allow very large dogs, friendly staff, good breakfast selection, clean."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Best Western Petaluma Inn
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Visiting Petaluma

Visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants in Petaluma, which is also known for its entertainment choices and breweries. This city also attracts tourists with its shopping, cafés, and riverfront. Around the area, top sights include Jack London State Historic Park, Sonoma Plaza, and Quarryhill Botanical Garden.

  • There are 22 hotels and other accommodations in Petaluma
  • The closest major airport is in Novato, CA (NOT-Gnoss Field), 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), 20.1 mi (32.3 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Petaluma

The city is well known for its theaters and cultural venues like Phoenix Theater and Petaluma Historical Museum. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the riverfront and these places to visit: Helen Putnam Regional Park, Shollenberger Park, and Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Petaluma Village Premium Outlets is a favorite for retail therapy.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 22 hotels and other lodging options available to select from in Petaluma. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Suiteoaks Estate - With a stay at this 3.5-star cottage, guests can enjoy access to free parking and concierge services, along with an in-room kitchenette. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its quiet location and comfortable beds.
  • Metro Hotel and Cafe - Our customers like the central location and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Sheraton Sonoma County - Petaluma - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its beach locale and comfortable rooms.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include Jack London State Historic Park, located 10 mi (16 km) from the city center, and Sonoma Plaza, which is 10.7 mi/17.3 km away.

Dressing for Petaluma

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 67°F and the nighttime average to be 38°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 81°F during the day and 43°F at night
  • July through September averages 83°F during the day and 50°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 80°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • About 26.14 inches of rain falls on Petaluma each year
  • Hottest months are usually September and August with an average temperature of 82°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 39°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Petaluma?
Hampton Inn Petaluma, CA is a favorite with Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Hotel Petaluma, Ascend Hotel Collection and Sheraton Sonoma County - Petaluma as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Petaluma, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Petaluma.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Petaluma?
For more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Petaluma, click here.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Petaluma?
Based on reviews, Petaluma Valley Inn is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and air conditioning. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Motel 6 Petaluma, CA and Quality Inn Petaluma - Sonoma.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Petaluma?
Motel 6 Petaluma, CA is a property with an outdoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good choices for your kid-friendly vacation include Metro Hotel and Cafe and Hotel Petaluma, Ascend Hotel Collection. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Sonoma County Wildlife Rescue.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Petaluma?
Sheraton Sonoma County - Petaluma is a favorite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features bathrobes and LCD TVs. Another good option for a romantic stay is Metro Hotel and Cafe.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Petaluma?
Sheraton Sonoma County - Petaluma is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a marina along with free WiFi for its human guests. Other good options for you and your pet include Motel 6 Petaluma, CA and Best Western Petaluma Inn.
What's the best place to stay near Parkwest Casino Sonoma?
Adjacent to Parkwest Casino Sonoma, Motel 6 Petaluma is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this property offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good choices within a short distance include Quality Inn Petaluma - Sonoma and Americas Best Value Inn & Suites Petaluma.
What about the best place to stay close to Phoenix Theater?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hotel Petaluma an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, located next to Phoenix Theater, and this 3-star hotel offers a winery and free WiFi. Hampton Inn Petaluma, CA and Metro Hotel and Cafe are other good choices nearby.
What's the best boutique hotel in Petaluma?
Sheraton Sonoma County - Petaluma is a favorite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar. If you’re searching for a boutique hotel, you might also want to look at Metro Hotel and Cafe.
What's the best golf hotel in Petaluma?
Hotel Petaluma, Ascend Hotel Collection is a 3-star hotel featuring a winery and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good choice is Quality Inn Petaluma - Sonoma if you’d like to be close to a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Adobe Creek Golf Club during your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Petaluma?
Quality Inn Petaluma - Sonoma is a top hotel with a seasonal outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Sheraton Sonoma County - Petaluma and Best Western Petaluma Inn.

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