Published on 27-06-2024
Farmhouse Inn
“A beacon of elevated hospitality and comfortable luxury”

Relaxed Luxury

Located in Forestville, in the heart of Russian River Valley, Farmhouse Inn is Sonoma County’s ultimate retreat rooted in relaxed elegance and historic charm. Once home to Captain John Cooper and General Vallejo’s daughter in the late 1870s, the estate has shuffled hands many times throughout the decades. It was the area’s first gay resort in the mid-1970s, then it became a small, six-room B&B in the 1990s. Today, it’s a beacon of elevated hospitality and comfortable luxury as ranked by Travel + Leisure Magazine in 2016 as the #1 Hotel in California.

Farmhouse Inn

Forestville natives and siblings, Joe Bartolomei and Catherine Bartolomei, immediately went to work renovating and restoring the estate to create a world-class food, wine, and wellness destination when assuming ownership in 2001. The Farmhouse Inn now boasts 25 uniquely designed guest rooms which are a collection of charming guest cottages and a newer installation of barn-inspired luxury suites, complete with modern finishes and amenities, and a double-sided fireplace connecting the bedroom to a private balcony. The ultra sophisticated French-inspired seasonal tasting menu experience has garnered a consecutive 14 Michelin stars since its inception. Their more casual farm-to-table cuisine option offered via small plates provides all-day dining on the patio with poolside views. The full-service spa provides a serene getaway to pamper and restore, and the natural woodlands enveloping the enclave makes this property a highly sought-after boutique escape in wine country. Now in partnership with the Foley Family, under the Foley Entertainment Group, the team is building more bespoke suites and further updating the inn’s oldest cottages to offer the ultimate in accommodations and guest experiences.

Farmhouse Inn

The Restaurant at Farmhouse Inn

Led by husband-and-wife team; acclaimed Executive Chef Craig Wilmer and Executive Pastry Chef Amanda Hoang, the seasonal menus are a testament to the symbiotic collaboration between culinary maestros and the high-quality raw ingredients found in and around Northern California. Chef Wilmer and his team are creating an alchemic dining nirvana with each weekly seasonal six-course tasting menu. The extensive wine program is proudly Sonoma County-focused with a handful of specialty sips from abroad curated by Wine Director Jared Hooper. He masterfully creates wine pairings which unite and further raise the bar on the unfettered inventiveness and flawless execution of each dish.

Farmhouse Inn Restaurant

The restaurant’s sophisticated yet unpretentious service and atmosphere illustrates the caliber of culinary talent now permeating Sonoma County’s fine dining scene. Reserve well in advance as the historic farmhouse has a dozen or less tables per nightly seating. Hotel reservations are not required to dine at the restaurant.

For more on the restaurant and to view a  menu, visit farmhouseinn.com/restaurant.
Dinner: Thursday – Monday 5:30-7:30pm
Chef’s Tasting Experience: $275 pp
Wine Pairing: $150 pp
Vignette Tasting Experience: $195 pp
Wine Pairing: $75 pp


Farmhouse Inn Farmstand

The Farmstand

Providing a variety of comforting and fresh creations driven by the region’s local farm cuisine, this quintessential Sonoma County dining experience offers small plate selections of healthy and nutritious meals cooked over woodfire. Guests are invited to savor the bounty and flavors of Sonoma County’s best ingredients.

Dining is available in the Farmstand dining space, on the patio, poolside, or
in-room.  Served Thursday – Monday. Lunch from 12pm to 3pm and Dinner from 5:30pm to 8pm. Reservations recommended.


Farmhose Inn Wellnes Barn

Wellness Barn

One of the newer amenities is the popular Wellness Barn. The spa’s interior design continues the modern barn theme with tall stall doors inviting you in for your wellness journey. Their holistic approach to mind, body, and soul healing features local remedies and therapeutic modalities designed to align, awaken, and anchor you in a place of balance and restorative bliss. From bathing rituals to yoga and meditation, to various types of massage, facials, and skincare treatments, your Spa Concierge will help you create the ultimate wellness experience. Hotel reservations are not required to experience the Wellness Barn. Your spa booking also secures pool access for the duration of your wellness visit.

For appointments and curated packages, call
707-520-0195, go to farmhouseinn.com/spa-menu



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