Lodging Along the Russian River

Nestled riverside at the edge of Guerneville in Sonoma's wine-rich Russian River Valley, Dawn Ranch is a virtual natural preserve. Our cottage-style hotel and event venue offers an authentic, historic, and unique Sonoma wine country escape among 15 acres of ancient giant redwoods, native meadows, and vintage apple trees.

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Historic, Rustic

Choose our cabins and cottages clustering along the landscape of Russian River Valley since 1905. Wander peacefully amid nature while staying in the classic lodging we renovated with your comfort in mind.

Indoor and Outdoor
Event Venues

With multiple indoor and outdoor venues, Dawn Ranch provides a natural and scenic backdrop for weddings and events. Whether you're here to celebrate a corporate victory or tie the knot in style, we've got the space you'll love.

Unbeatable Location

No matter what brings you to Dawn Ranch in Guerneville, California, you can find unlimited adventures here. Explore the local area or take a 20-minute ride to the spectacular Sonoma Coast.

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Spring & Summer

Canoeing, paddle boarding, kayaking, biking, hiking, golf—all this and more await Dawn Ranch guests as you explore everything beautiful Sonoma Valley offers.

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Fall & Winter

Travel the scenic country roads and let nature take you away as the seasons change. And don’t forget to book a few world-class wine-tasting tours while you’re here.

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Sonoma County Adventures Await

Winery Tours

With over 50 wineries within minutes of Dawn Ranch and Napa Valley only 45 minutes away, our location is perfect for wine lovers.

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Russian River Adventures

Dawn Ranch is alongside the Russian River, where you can fill your days kayaking, canoeing, rafting, swimming, fishing for steelhead, or just floating away.

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