Sonoma Hotel Named Among the Best in the World by Travel + Leisure

Sonoma Hotel Named Among the Best in the World by Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure journal introduced currently its 18th once-a-year “It List” of the ideal new and renovated lodge homes in the world.

Among the 100 qualities to make the slash in 2023 is The Madrona in Healdsburg.

The historic inn and cafe, beforehand identified as Madrona Manor, reopened in April 2022 next a $6 million makeover. The property was acquired in 2021 by an financial commitment group headed by San Francisco-based mostly designer Jay Jeffers and Los Angeles hotelier Cory Schisler.

The Madrona’s new appear is present-day, still with a nod to the property’s heritage. To furnish the renovated hotel, Jeffers incorporated antiques authentic to the 1881 mansion along with customized home furnishings he developed himself and commissioned items from makers and artists. Substantially of the art arrives from his mate Lisa Chadwick’s Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco.

“The vibe honors the Aesthetic Movement, an era of splendor for beauty’s sake, which was well known in Healdsburg in the late 1800s,” wrote Leilani Marie Labong of Travel + Leisure. “And simply because it’s Wine Nation, you know the meals and drink will be excellent. Test the wood-fired vegetable pie for lunch, and indulge in duck bolognese gnocchi meal,” she encouraged.

Travel + Leisure’s 2023 “It List” spans 37 countries on six continents this yr, it included 37 homes in the United States. The hotels highlighted on the checklist are picked by Vacation + Leisure editors, who “reviewed hundreds of new and renovated houses across the globe.”

Also on the listing this yr is the just lately renovated Nick’s Cove in Marshall.

The common cafe and cottages on the Tomales Bay have been up-to-date for the initial time past year given that the assets reopened in 2007. Along with freshly painted walls and new furnishings, right away guests will locate personalized toss rugs, colorful toss pillows, new bedding and towels, refinished hardwood floors, classic clawfoot tubs, wooden-burning stoves and cheerful nautical wallpaper in the cottages.

Nick’s Cove cafe also has acquired a facelift. The taxidermy that earlier graced the restaurant’s walls is gone (some regional regulars ended up delighted to give it a new dwelling) and there are new tables and chairs.

“The counter company cafe is a popular place for locals and Highway 1 daytrippers, many thanks to the stunning environment and coastal classics with a regional spin, from grilled Tomales Bay oysters slicked with barbecue sauce to velvety macaroni and cheese loaded with Dungeness crab,” wrote Leilani Marie Labong of Travel + Leisure magazine.

Come across the Travel + Leisure “It List” of best new and renovated motels listed here.

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