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Get an overview of this hotelHistoric Sonoma estate with pool, garden-inspired day spa

Sonoma Plaza: 5 blocks

Formerly a vineyard and ranch, this Sonoma inn is set amid 7 acres of gardens with original sculptures and meandering paths. Sonoma Plaza is 5 blocks away. Numerous wineries are within a short drive.

Outdoor pool, full-service spa

Highlights include a complimentary Continental breakfast buffet, an outdoor pool and spa tub, a garden-inspired day spa, and an acclaimed steakhouse. The inn hosts a complimentary wine-and-cheese reception in the evening.

Luxury, convenience

MacArthur Place has 64 individually decorated guestrooms. All feature down duvets, custom linens, LED TVs, cable, complimentary wireless Internet access, iPod connections, plush robes, and grape-seed bath amenities.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A two-story Victorian home, dating from the 1850s, is the centerpiece of this historic Sonoma inn. Seven beautifully landscaped acres include mature trees, rose gardens, a fish pond, and more than 30 original sculptures. Flagstone walkways wind past hedgerows, fountains, and benches to a year-round heated outdoor pool and spa tub. A creek meanders along the western side of the property.

The full-service spa, Garden Spa, offers an array of massage, facial, and body treatments utilizing the flowers, herbs, and plants found in the garden. The property has 7 meeting rooms totaling 6500 square feet (604 square meters).

A complimentary Continental breakfast buffet is served daily between 7 AM and 10 AM. MacArthur Place also hosts an evening reception with complimentary wine and cheese. Located in a restored barn, the award-winning Saddles restaurant showcases steaks, chops, and fresh seafood. Weather permitting, guests can dine on the veranda.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free reception 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 6500 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 604 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Library 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Total number of rooms - 64 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Down comforter 
  • DVD player 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free long-distance calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Phone 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

The Saddless Steakhouse restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests are offered a complimentary Continental breakfast buffet. The hotel also hosts a complimentary wine and cheese reception. Room service is available breakfast through dinner. Cocktails and lunch are available poolside during spring and summer.

Nearby Things to Do

MacArthur Place offers a heated outdoor pool and spa tub, a fitness center, and a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 

Spa Services

Nestled in the hotel's fragrant gardens, the Garden Spa at MacArthur Place offers seven treatment rooms, a lounge, locker rooms, and a shop. More than 40 treatments are available. Treatments feature "single note" essential oils based on the benefits of a specific fruit, flower, or herb. Highlights include:

  • Sonoma Wine Therapy, with Chardonnay sugar scrub, bath, and essential-oil massage
  • Lavender Dreams, with lavender bath, lavender marine body scrub, and essential-oil massage
  • The Rose Garden, with rose-petal bath, body polish, and essential-oil massage
  • Massages, including sandalwood, hot stone, sweet orange, and clary sage
    • Hot stone massage 
    • Deep tissue massage 
    • Swedish massage 
    • Prenatal massage 
    • Steam room in spa 
    • Reflexology 
    • Number of treatment rooms 7 
    • Couples treatment rooms 
    • Body wraps 
    • Body scrubs 
    • Aromatherapy treatments 
    • Spa tub in spa 
    • Massages 
    • Body treatments 
    • Facial treatments 


    To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

    • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
    • Accessible bathroom 
    • Accessible path of travel 
    • Braille or raised signage 
    • Accessible parking 
    • In-room accessibility 
    • Roll-in shower 

    Hotel Policies


    Check-in time starts at 4 PM


    Check-out time is Noon

    Children and extra beds

    • Children are welcome.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Only service dogs are allowed

    No rollaway/extra beds available


    The charges below are included in your overall room price:
    • Resort fee
    The hotel resort fee includes:
    • Pool access
    • Spa access
    • Fitness center access
    • Business center/computer access
    • Internet access
    • Newspaper
    • Phone calls
    • In-room safe
    • In-room coffee
    • Concierge/valet service
    • Self parking
    • Parking
    • Lending library access
    • Housekeeping/cleaning fees/gratuities
    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    Optional extras

    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are available for an additional fee
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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    We should mention

    A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

    Awards & Affiliations

    • MacArthur Place is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
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