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Handcrafted Rustic Retreat! Downtown Cottage
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0.23 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)
Cozy little cabin!

"Great stay! Very clean and cozy, has everything you’ll need. Far enough from town to have a getaway feel, but close enough for convenience. We would definitely come stay again!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2020

Handcrafted Rustic Retreat! Downtown Cottage
Bradford Place Inn & Gardens
3.5 out of 5
56 Bradford St, Sonora, CA
The price is $145 per night
0.11 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (100 reviews)

"Beautiful room that was wonderfully comfortable for a family of three. Breakfast was delicious and Our hosts, Kim and Patrick were very helpful and kind. We will stay there again next time we are in Sonora."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Bradford Place Inn & Gardens
Studio Apartment 1 Bedroom
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2.7 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great place if you are alone or with your significant other

"Clean and comfortable near downtown. Nice quiet location. Communication with the owner/property manager was great."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Studio Apartment 1 Bedroom
Private Balcony Overlooking Washington St in Downtown Sonora
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0.23 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Sonora we will be back!

"Pat and Meredith’s place was perfect for our snow trip. The house is super clean. Love the smart TVs. It’s was very kid row dog for our two boys. And, the welcome note was such a personal touch. Thank you for sharing your home with us!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Private Balcony Overlooking Washington St in Downtown Sonora
Quiet & Luxurious Getaway near Downtown Sonora (fully equipped)
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0.59 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)
Very pleassd

"Our experience was great the home was clean the owners checked on us to make sure everything was going smooth and it was about a 5 minute drive to get downtown."…"

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

Quiet & Luxurious Getaway near Downtown Sonora (fully equipped)
Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center
3 out of 5
19551 Hess Ave, Sonora, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $120 per night
2.62 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (1,732 reviews)

"The Bed was saggy and bumpy. The breakfast was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center
Wooded Retreat, Welcome to the Woods! Fun, Games! Destress,Quiet Private Setting
The price is $85 per night
5.07 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Beautiful Place

"We just love this place, very friendly and welcoming. Thanks to Adriana for all she does. We will be back someday soon. Vincent and Debbie Crabill"…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2019

Wooded Retreat, Welcome to the Woods! Fun, Games! Destress,Quiet Private Setting
Gunn House Hotel
2.5 out of 5
286 S. Washington Street, Sonora, CA
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The price is $130 per night
0.16 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (405 reviews)

"It is a quaint hotel -- still needs a lot of upkeep. At check in I had been double booked, and the manager did not want to help, made me call Expedia instead, the tile in the bathroom was in need of repair, the breakfast dismal, the rooms poorly lit, no lights in the hallway, and one of the lamps ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Gunn House Hotel
 Heritage Inn Yosemite/Sonora
2 out of 5
350 S Washington Street, Sonora, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $58 per night
0.22 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (1,583 reviews)

"In the heart of downtown Sonora, staff was polite and friendly, and the rooms are very nice! Recommended!"…"

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2020

Heritage Inn Yosemite/Sonora
Lazy Z Resort
2.5 out of 5
22732 Middlecamp Rd., Sonora, CA
The price is $140 per night
7.68 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (198 reviews)
A wonderful place to slow down and relax.

"This was our second stay at Lazy Z Resort, and we loved it. Sitting on the porch, drinking a cup of coffee, enjoying the peace and quiet. We will definitely be going back."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2019

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Visiting Sonora

History buffs will enjoy exploring Sonora, and visitors give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its festivals and live music.

  • There are 17 hotels and other accommodations in Sonora
  • The closest major airport is in Mariposa, CA (RMY-Mariposa-Yosemite), 37.8 mi (60.8 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Sonora

The city is well known for its festivals and live music, and cultural venues include Veterans Memorial Hall and Military Museum, Tuolumne County Historical Society, and Sierra Repertory Theater - East Sonora. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Mother Lode Fairgrounds and Stanislaus National Forest.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 17 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in Sonora. These are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Bradford Place Inn & Gardens - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and comfortable rooms.
  • Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center - Our customers like the convenient parking and quiet location at this hotel. With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with WiFi.
  • Lazy Z Resort - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to an outdoor pool and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette. Expedia customers like its pool and quiet location.

One of the top places to see in the surrounding area is Calaveras Big Trees State Park, located 20.7 mi (33.3 km) from the heart of the city.

Dressing for Sonora

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 66°F and the nighttime average to be 37°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 93°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • July through September averages 97°F during the day and 57°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 85°F during the day and 37°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Sonora is 29.53 inches
  • Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 95°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 38°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Sonora?
Barretta Gardens Inn is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Traveler reviews also recommend Lazy Z Resort and Sonora Inn as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Sonora, will I receive a refund?
Yes! You’ll find that most room reservations are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals available in Sonora.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Sonora?
For more information about updating your trip to Sonora or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Sonora?
Based on reviews, Sonora Gold Lodge is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Heritage Inn Yosemite/Sonora and Aladdin Inn.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Sonora?
Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and free parking. Other good options for your stay with the kids include Gunn House Hotel and Heritage Inn Yosemite/Sonora. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Mother Lode Fairgrounds.
What's the best place to stay for a couple going to Sonora?
Lazy Z Resort is a favorite hotel for couples, and features a seasonal outdoor pool and a spa tub. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center and Sonora Inn.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Sonora?
Heritage Inn Yosemite/Sonora is a top dog-friendly hotel, and offers a seasonal outdoor pool along with free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet include Sonora Gold Lodge and Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Stanislaus National Forest?
Heritage Inn Yosemite/Sonora is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. It’s located just a short 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Stanislaus National Forest. Other good choices close by include Sonora Inn and Gunn House Hotel.
What about the best place to stay close to Mother Lode Fairgrounds?
One of the top choices for your stay is Sonora Gold Lodge, located next to Mother Lode Fairgrounds, and this property offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. Heritage Inn Yosemite/Sonora and Sonora Inn are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best place to stay in Sonora that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Sonora Inn is a top hotel on Expedia for those interested in history, and it features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other choices near historic sites include Aladdin Inn and Gunn House Hotel.
What are some accommodations with pools in Sonora?
Aladdin Inn is a top hotel with a seasonal outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that offer an onsite pool include Gunn House Hotel and Lazy Z Resort.
What is the best spa hotel in Sonora?
Best Western Plus Sonora Oaks Hotel & Conference Center is a top spa hotel featuring an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Why not spend some time relaxing in the spa tub? Other popular spa hotels in Sonora include Aladdin Inn and Heritage Inn Yosemite/Sonora.

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