$109 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Sep 21, 2014 Check-out: Sep 22, 2014

BEST WESTERN Garden Inn

3 stars
1500 Santa Rosa Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-5428
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
88 reviews
home away from home

Awesome hotel for the price. I've stay at other best western hotels but by far thos one was the... See full review

  • Passerby Smith
  • Jun 25, 2014
Most enjoyable weekend.

Very nice, helpful, and courteous staff. Very clean and comfortable room and amenities. We spent... See full review

  • Astrida
  • Aug 20, 2013
Santa Rosa hotel with two pools near Highway 101 and fairgrounds
The Best Western Garden Inn is located near Highway 101, giving hotel guests easy access to Sonoma County wine country. The nonsmoking hotel accommodations include microwaves, refrigerators and free high-speed Internet access. The hotel features two outdoor pools and a quiet, landscaped garden. Parking at Best Western Garden Inn is free. There is a coffee shop on the hotel property for breakfast.  The hotel is centrally located in suburban Santa Rosa near Sonoma County Fairgrounds.
Highlights
  • Santa Rosa hotel convenient to area attractions and Highway 101
  • All rooms include microwave and refrigerator
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Two swimming pools (one heated)
  • Free parking
Rooms
The Best Western Garden Inn has 78 rooms, all of which contain a refrigerator and microwave. DSL, Wi-Fi and local calls are all free, as is digital cable with HBO, CNN and ESPN. Find king or queen-size beds, along with in-room coffee-makers, an iron and ironing board, and hair-dryers. Select rooms have sliding glass doors that open to the pool and patio area. Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access is available. The Best Western Garden Inn is pet-friendly (fees apply, call for details).
Features
Enjoy the California sunshine at two seasonal outdoor pools (one heated) at the Best Western Garden Inn. This Santa Rosa hotel has a small garden area and coin-operated laundry facilities. The on-site coffee shop Garden Cafe serves breakfast daily.
Transportation
  • Santa Rosa Greyhound bus terminal (2 mi/3.3 km)
  • Sonoma County Airport (9.5 mi/15.3 km)
  • San Francisco International Airport (65.4 mi/105 km)
  • Oakland International Airport (67 mi/ 108 km)
Attractions
  • Sonoma County Fairgrounds (1.4 mi/2.2 km)
  • Downtown Santa Rosa (2.4 mi/3.9 km)
  • Charles Schulz ("Snoopy") Museum (3.6 mi/5.8 km)
  • Wells Fargo Center for the Arts (6.3 mi/10.1 km)
  • Sonoma State University (7.8 mi/12.6 km)
  • Safari West wildlife reserve (13.1 mi/20 km)
  • Russian River/Guerneville, Calif. (21.6 mi/34.8 km)
  • Bodega Bay (23.3 mi/37.4 km)
  • Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve (23.9 mi/38.5 km)
Business
  • Meeting room seats 25
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access

Hotel Map

38.4233 -122.7122
Area served
San Francisco
Nearby airports
(STS), 9.00, MI, NW;
Area description
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BEST WESTERN Garden Inn Rooms

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SUITE-2 QUEEN BEDS
SUITE-2 QUEEN BEDS,NSMK,2 ROOMS,FAMILY SUITE,3RD BED QUEEN
2 QUEEN BEDS
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1 KING BED
1 KING BED,MOBILITY ACC,COMMASSIST,BATHTUB,NSMK

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Free parking
  • Heated pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Ice machine
Activities
Heated pool
Dining
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Coffee shop
Services
Guest laundromat
Security
Wake-up service
Copy service
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Free parking
Outdoor parking
RV or truck parking
Truck parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Television with cable
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Microwave
Ironing board

Dining

La Gare Restaurant
1 mile(s) from La Gare Restaurant, Full Service, French, Open for: dinner, Closed Mon/Tues, Wed-Sun open 5:00pm-10:00pm
LoCoco's Cucina Rustica
1 mile(s) from LoCoco's Cucina Rustica, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner, Hours: Lunch: Tue-Fri 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner: Tue-Sun 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Third Street Aleworks
1 mile(s) from Third Street Aleworks, Pub, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Open Mon-Thurs 11:30am-12am Fri-Sat 11:30am-12:00am
La Vera Pizza
1 mile(s) from La Vera Pizza, Full Service, American, Open for: lunch, dinner, Hours: 11:00 am-9:00pm
Cattlemens
2 mile(s) from Cattlemens, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: dinner, Mon-Thurs 5:00pm-10:00pm
Willie Birds
0.02 mile(s)from Willie Birds, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Restaurant specializes in turkey, but also features fine steaks, seafood, a variety of salads and a full service bar. Open 7 days a week 7am to 9pm.
Gary Chu's
1 mile(s) from Gary Chu's, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Lunch weekdays 11:30am-3:00pm. Dinner 4:00pm-9:30pm Fri. 3:00pm-10:00pm. Sat. 11:00am-10:00pm

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (88)

Ratings and reviews for BEST WESTERN Garden Inn

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
88 out of 88
Amenities:
3.6
Room cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3.8
Value:
3.9

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
KarmaJoy
Business
Santa Cruz Ca
Aug 7, 2014

Friendly check-in

Good value for the price. Bathrooms are small but clean & all worked well.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short drive from hotel

Downtown shopping and a brew pub on 4th st

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Wine Lovin Wifey
San Jose, CA
Jul 25, 2014

Cheap Stay in Wine Country

Had a relaxing stay as we traveled through the Napa Valley. Good price, nice and clean, felt very safe. Only regret is that it's not a little closer to downtown. But we would definitely stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
3
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Review of BEST WESTERN Garden Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
NC to CA
NC
Jul 20, 2014

Clean and Comfy

The hotel room was clean and comfortable. Not in the nicest neighborhood, but never felt unsafe. Wish they offered a commentary breakfast for the price, but the cafe was nice. Overall a pleasant experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Traveleeeeer
Sacramento,CA
Jul 16, 2014

Location good, hotel normal

Nice location near downtown Santa Rosa. Nothing special but clean and safe. Cheaper than the other options near downtown that are nice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
PaskiTime
Redwood City, CA
Jul 7, 2014

Pretty good spot

Loved the heated pool in the back of the property. Our room was right next to it, so it was a quick walk outside the back sliding glass door. Descent location, close to fairgrounds and downtown Santa Rosa.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
2
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

4th Street in Downtown Santa Rosa has some great restaurants!

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Review of BEST WESTERN Garden Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Kircha
Maple Grove, MN
Jun 27, 2014

Nice place for the price

We stayed here for a trip to wine country. The rooms were nice, clean and affordable. The on-site restaurant served great food however, the waitress was less than desirable. The pools were nice. I'd highly recommend the hotel consider investing in a hot tub! We thought the hotel would be located closer to downtown Santa Rosa and did not feel comfortable walking around the town, but inside the hotel we felt safe.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
2
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Passerby Smith
santa rosa, ca
Jun 25, 2014

home away from home

Awesome hotel for the price. I've stay at other best western hotels but by far thos one was the cleaniest staff was friendly and very quiet. I would definetly be returning.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
RJ Blue Eyes
Palo Alto, CA
Jun 3, 2014

Perfectly lovely stay

For the price in the area, this was a perfectly fine place to stay. We found the bed comfortable and the towels soft. The air conditioner was not as efficient as it could have been, but it was good enough. If you have budget, there are nicer places to stay, but we found it perfectly acceptable, especially considering I got a great rate. One thing regarding staff: the young woman who checked us in and then gave us a map of a park to hike in was delightful and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
PoseyLady
Vancouver WA
Mar 28, 2014

Family vacation

We spent 3 nights here while visiting relatives in Santa Rosa with 3 teenage kids. We had a family suite and 2 small dogs. The rooms were newly redecorated and very nice. The heating and cooling system was digital so you can set your room temperature and not wake up freezing or sweating while listening to a noise air conditioner all night. The family suite had 2 queen beds and a king size bed in a separate attached room. Other than having 5 people sharing 1 bathroom, the room was perfect. The beds were comfortable and the wifi was fast.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

There is a shopping center within a couple of blocks to the north with several restaurants.

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Review of BEST WESTERN Garden Inn

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ann Pena
Business
Redwood City
Feb 21, 2014

Quiet and comfortable

I have there for a business trip by myself. I felt safe. It was quiet. Breakfast was good quality and nice price in the cafe. It was served quickly so that I got to work on time.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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