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200 S McDowell Boulevard
Petaluma, California 94954-3506
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Choose this charming Petaluma hotel - minutes from Sonoma State University and the beautiful Point Reyes National Seashore, pet-friendly!

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The Best Western Petaluma Inn is a sophisticated and inviting hotel situated just off the infamous Highway 101 in California's Sonoma Area. Guests staying at this hotel in Petaluma will find the area to be a fulfilling and less expensive alternative to staying in Bodega Bay. This California hotel is a short drive into the Sonoma Wine region, featuring 150 different wineries, as well as a quick trip into San Francisco to see sights such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Other favorite Petaluma attractions include the Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park, the Garden Valley Ranch, the Cretan Labyrinth, the Two Rock Coast Guard Base and the Sears Point International Raceway.

This Petaluma California hotel offers an array of amenities including an onsite restaurant, an outdoor heated swimming pool, business services and meeting facilities. Guests will wake each morning to a complimentary continental breakfast. Each spaciously-appointed guest room features high-speed Internet access and cable satellite television with Showtime®.

Enjoy all that Petaluma and Northern California have to offer while staying at the Best Western Petaluma Inn! Enjoy your stay.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
We are pet friendly and allow up to two dogs in a rented room. The size limit for any one dog shall be 80 pounds. Other pet types (e.g. cats) may be allowed upon the hotel’s approval prior to arrival. Pet rate is $30 per day with a $150 per week maximum. A refundable cleaning and damage deposit of $150 is required upon check-in. If damage occurs or excessive cleaning is needed, the deposit can become non-refundable and the hotel may charge additionally to cover the costs of repair or cleaning.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, Hot Eggs, Choice of Breads, Cereal, Yogurt, Fruit, Coffee/Juice, and more
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Guest laundry $1.00 per wash/dry
  • Sunbathing, large seasonal pool and sundeck (pool season is mid May through mid October
  • Free parking
  • Meeting facilities
  • Outdoor pool Heated
  • Banquet facilities
  • Poolside services Pool towels available
  • Fax services
  • Exter corridor
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Computer available
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Staples Business center located across street.
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Outdoor parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Centralized location for touring and shopping
  • Complimentary Coffee, tea and hot chocolate
  • Large seasonal pool and sundeck
  • Free wireless Internet access in all rooms
  • Hard wired high-speed connection available in hotel lobby
  • Microwaves and refrigerators in all rooms

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
More Amenities


  • Satellite television with Showtime®
  • Two line phone
  • Dataports
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Free long distance access
  • Cable or satellite television With free HBO
  • Voice mail
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Hairdryer
  • Electronic card key locks
  • Microwave
  • Additional in-room toiletries available
  • Bottled water available
  • Refrigerator
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Air-conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper available In our efforts to promote a green initiative we have a limited stock of complimentary USA Today papers available on a first come first serve basis.
  • Wake-up calls
  • Easy chair available
  • Balcony available
  • Rolling Sonoma Hills

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 4

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV available
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Extra wide doors in bathrooms
  • Lowered vanity areas
  • Access ramps
  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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Nearby Attractions


  • 1.70 mile(s) from Historic Petaluma, Historic downtown district allows for docent led tours of the "iron front" buildings; antiques, boutique second hand stores,art galleries and fantastic dining options highlight a perfect day outing.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Petaluma Adobe, This historic Adobe Ranchero was constructed in the 1800's when California was governed by the Spanish by General Vallejo. Tours and events highlight an afternoon at this fantastic park.
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Premium Factory Outlets, Over 50 of your favorite outlets stores including Nike, Bose and Calvin Klein.
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Petaluma Historical Museum, Built as a library with a grant from Andrew Carnegie, the building architecture alone is worth the price of admission. Exhibits vary in the downstairs hall and the upstairs leads you on a quaint history of this very historic town.
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Dairy Tours, Choose from Spring Hill Dairy, McClelland Dairy or many others to see first hand where Petaluma gets its reputation for cheese and other dairy products. Great for families.
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Infineon Raceway, Home to large NASCAR and NHRA events, Infineon is close in drive from Petaluma.
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Bodega Bay, Enjoy crab, whale watching, scenic beaches and hiking trails only a 25 minute drive
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Point Reyes Seashore, Hike the inumerable trails on Inverness ridge, tour the lighthouse and enjoy the beaches.
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Sonoma County Wineries, Petaluma is the gateway to Sonoma Wine Country. Enjoy magnificent labels like Rodney Strong and Ferrari-Caranno only a short drive away. Limo and bus tour information is available.
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Napa Valley, The never ending winery options of the Napa Valley are only 35 minutes away.
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Muir Woods, John Muir State park boasts some of the most incredible redwoods known to man. Offers great day hiking and tours.
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Armstrong Redwoods, Fantastic redwood trees and terrific day hiking.
  • 35.00 mile(s) from Golden Gate Bridge, Take a walk across the most iconic bridge in the west- only 35 miles from Petaluma
  • 40.00 mile(s) from San Francisco, Shop, eat crab, enjoy Fishermans Wharf and Pier 39 shops.


  • Gourmet Garden, on premises, Buffet, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Large Asian Buffet
  • Across the street from Peppers Restaurant, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, American Diner style restaurant with wide selection of menu items and good portions. Serves breakfast all day.
  • Across the street from Ohana, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, Hawaiian Barbecue.
  • Across the street from Lemongrass Thai, Full Service, Thai, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Fuji, Full Service, Japanese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Panda Express, Fast Food, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Coldstone Creamery, Ice Cream/Dessert, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Don Ponchos, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Afendis, Full Service, Turkish, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Quiznos, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Subway, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from McDonalds, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Burger King, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Round Table Pizza, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
  • Across the street from Luchessi Deli, Deli, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Santa Rosa Junior College, SRJC offers a large Petaluma campus as well as main campus in Santa Rosa.
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Sonoma State University, Large State of California University
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa campus
  • 35.00 mile(s) from UC San Francisco, Large private university in San Francisco
  • 45.00 mile(s) from San Francisco State, State University in San Francisco
  • 45.00 mile(s) from UC Berkely, Large, prestegious California University

Nearby Cities

  • 10.00 mile(s) from Rohnert Park
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Novato
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Santa Rosa
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Sonoma
  • 20.00 mile(s) from Bodega Bay
  • 25.00 mile(s) from San Rafael
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Healdsburg
  • 28.00 mile(s) from Napa
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Point Reyes
  • 33.00 mile(s) from San Francisco


  • 1.00 mile(s) from Rooster Run Golf Club
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Adobe Creek Golf Club
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Petaluma Golf Center


  • 2.00 mile(s) from 31 antique shops , 50 factory outlet stores, art galleries and specialty shops


  • 47.00 mile(s) from San Francisco International Airport
  • 55.00 mile(s) from Oakland International Airport
  • 25.00 mile(s) from Sonoma County Airport
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Petaluma Transit Center Major bus station for Sonoma County Transit as well as Golden Gate Transit (service to San Francisco and Oakland.
  • 49.00 mile(s) from Amtrak, Emeryville Station Amtrak Bus Transportation available at nearby bus station.
  • 1.70 mile(s) from Petaluma