10/22/2014

The Very Best of Wine Country Dining

Nectar Restaurant at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country

Nectar Restaurant offers a contemporary yet relaxing dining experience with beautiful views of the Santa Rosa Valley. Using only the freshest Sonoma County ingredients, our Executive Chef Rene Jakushak has created a seasonal menu with the most delectable dishes.

Nectar is in the heart of Wine Country, and we’re eager to show you our extensive wine menu boasting more than 120 wines, all from local Sonoma and Napa vineyards. Our staff can recommend terrific wine pairings for each item on our menu.

Nectar at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country

Many of our guests love to dine al fresco. Our outdoor terrace has sweeping views of the Santa Rosa Valley and Sonoma Wine Country alongside warm fire pits.

Our stylish lounge offers one of the best happy hours in town, from 4 to 6 pm on weekdays. Guests can enjoy cocktails, local wines, draft beers and appetizers all at special low prices.  Our glowing honey onyx bar is an attraction in itself!

Nectar serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and a sumptuous Sunday brunch. We also offer a delicious gluten-free menu.  With the holidays coming up, you won’t want to miss our special buffets for Thanksgiving and the Christmas season.

Visit our beautiful Santa Rosa restaurant and find your favorite dish. To learn more or to make a reservation see our website. If you’d like more information about the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel, call 707-523-7555.

10/15/2014

Thinking of a Fall Wine Country Getaway?

Enjoy Special Savings with our Hotel Packages

Are you thinking about a fall getaway? Or maybe you’d like to book a surprise weekend for a loved one? The Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel is the perfect choice for a luxury California escape to the lovely Santa Rosa area.  We are nestled in the heart of Wine Country on 13 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with panoramic views of the spectacular Santa Rosa Valley.

Hilton Sonoma Deluxe Guest AccommodationsWe offer a number of hotel packages that offer big savings for your wine country getaway. Two of our popular packages:

VIP Wine Experience Package
Your VIP Wine Experience Package includes the following amenities: Two reserve wine tastings at Kendall Jackson Winery ($30 value) and 20% off wine purchases, two wine tastings at Paradise Ridge Winery ($20 value) and 15% off wine purchases, $25 voucher to use in our restaurant, Nectar, towards lunch or dinner.

Hilton Romance Package
Has someone been working hard? Treat your loved one to a bottle of sparkling wine, American Breakfast in bed, health club access, and late check-out. Stay two nights or more and receive one entrée free with the purchase of one in Nectar Restaurant.

While you’re relaxing at Hilton Sonoma Wine Country, ask our friendly concierge for advice on area golf courses, winery tours or shopping. Dine in our beautiful restaurant Nectar, and enjoy a sunset from the patio. Your fall wine country getaway awaits you! For reservations see our website or call us 707-523-7555.

10/07/2014

Eight New Shows For Families To Enjoy Together

Family Fun Series at Wells Fargo Center

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts continues to provide the finest family entertainment with a new-lineup of educational and interactive performances in Santa Rosa. The 2014-2015 Clover Stornetta Family Fun Series will feature eight shows for young audiences and their families.

This series will delight audiences of all ages with performances that will showcase a pop culture phenomenon, the world’s finest acrobats, favorite children’s book characters brought to life, classic tales, glow-in-the-dark characters and more! To round out the year-long series, each performance includes free family art projects before each show and post-show opportunities to meet the cast. For tickets and more information, see Wells Fargo Center’s website.

Wells Fargo Family Fun Series2014-2015 Family Fun Series

  • Schoolhouse Rock Live! Oct. 10
  • Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom Nov. 7
  • The Peking Acrobats Jan. 21, 2015
  • Junie B. Jones Feb. 27, 2015
  • Teacher from the Black Lagoon March 18, 2015
  • DiNO Light April 14, 2015
  • Fancy Nancy  April 28, 2015
  • Choo-Choo Soul with Genevieve May 17, 2015

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country is located just minutes away from the Wells Fargo Center.  Bring the family to our beautiful hotel before or after a Family Fun Series performance. Enjoy a meal at our restaurant Nectar, or stay with us and make it a family getaway weekend. For more information or a reservation, see our website or call 707-523-7555.

09/30/2014

Discover Railroad Square in Santa Rosa

Railroad Square Historic District

For visitors planning a wine country getaway, Railroad Square is a must for a relaxed shopping and dining neighborhood in the midst of Santa Rosa.

Railroad Square has an authentic old town ambiance and has become Santa Rosa’s Restaurant and Antique Row and the first stop for visitors coming to Sonoma County to savor the Wine Country experience.  Railroad Square offers so much including entertainment, live theater, a central location just off Hwy 101, plus the California Welcome Center and Santa Rosa Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Historic Railroad SquareVisitors can browse through locally owned specialty shops, antique stores, and restaurants, located in turn-of-the-century buildings with exposed brick walls and inviting storefronts.  The 17 eateries in Railroad Square feature a full range of international and local cuisine. Coffee houses, casual brunches and popular wine tasting rooms offer something for every palate.

Railroad Square comes alive at night with live theater, dancing, big band sounds, jazz, coffee house music, wine tasting and more. Nearby Downtown has several movie theaters for the latest releases.

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel is located just a few minutes away from Railroad Square. If you were thinking of a wine country getaway this fall, stay at Hilton Sonoma while enjoying the area’s shopping and wineries. For more information and reservations see our website or call us 707-523-7555.

Image source:  RailroadSquare.net

09/23/2014

Enjoy A Special Hotel Package for Our Heroes

Salute To The Heroes

For all you do for our country, for the time you have invested in your community, you deserve a getaway to relax and unwind with family and friends.  Stay with us as we Salute our Heroes in wine country.  The Hilton Sonoma Wine Country is proud to support all of our Veterans, active duty, reservists, and retired men and women of America's law enforcement, firefighters and armed forces.

Salute to the HeroesWe are proud to offer the special Salute to The Heroes deal at a 50% discount off the Best Available rate* in our beautiful Santa Rosa hotel.  Stay any day of the week for some well- deserved rest and relaxation.

Our hotel is situated on 13 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds that offer panoramic views of the spectacular Santa Rosa Valley.  We are centrally located to over 330 wineries and numerous wine country golf courses as well as the Graton Resort & Casino.  Visit our website to book your Salute to the Heroes getaway in Sonoma Wine Country.  
*some restrictions may apply

09/16/2014

Visit the Sonoma Serengeti

Safari West in Santa Rosa

If you are looking for a fun family adventure in Wine Country, Safari West is for you! Located on 400 acres in Santa Rosa, Safari West is a wildlife preserve that is home to hundreds of animals. Your family can explore the Sonoma Serengeti on an African wildlife safari alongside romping herds of exotic wildlife.

Safari West

Safari West offers a variety of safari tours where you can get up close and personal with more than 700 animals including zebra, gazelles and more! Afterwards, take a break and dine at the Savannah Café for a delicious ranch style BBQ meal.

Wine Country is a great place for a family getaway. With fun places to see like Safari West, you and your children will love the excitement you can find here. Stay with us at the Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel right in the middle of the amazing attractions in Sonoma Valley. For reservations or more information see our website or call us 707-523-7555.

Image: Safari West

09/09/2014

What's Your Story?

#HiltonStory Photo Contest

Hilton Worldwide Invites travelers to relive their favorite travel moments with #HiltonStory Social Media Contest.

Hilton Story Contest

Every week from now through October 26, Hilton Worldwide will award a two-night stay to a lucky traveler who shares an image from their own travels using the hashtag #HiltonStory. Entries may be posted to Hilton’s Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Whether it's a family trip, a girls' weekend, or a romantic getaway, Hilton Worldwide wants you to dig up photos from your favorite trips and share your best memories.

Travel is all about finding new experiences, and #HiltonStory gives travelers the opportunity to share highlights of their adventures - and maybe earn the chance to make more great memories with Hilton. Whether the travels are big or small, Hilton sets the stage for memorable experiences and here’s an opportunity to share your memories in a new way.

For contest details, see the Hilton Worldwide’s Facebook page.

Make some memories with a getaway to Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel.  Centrally located in Santa Rosa, our hotel is close to so many attractions, wineries and activities. For your wine country getaway call us at 707-523-7555.

Image source: Hilton Worldwide Hotels & Resorts

09/02/2014

Celebrate All Things Fall at The Fair

Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2014

The annual Sonoma County Harvest Fair, October 3-5, at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, is a celebration of the local harvest. Regarded as one of the best fall festivals in the country, it celebrates the grape harvest of California wine country.

The Sonoma County Harvest Fair features three full days of all-inclusive wine tasting with over 150 wineries, wine sales, food pairing, craft beer and cider tasting, a marketplace, chef demonstrations and workshops, the World Championship Grape Stomp, live music, art show and much more.

Sonoma County Harvest Fair 2014There are plenty of family-friendly activities, too,  including sheepdog trials, pumpkin tosses, cow-milking contests, petting zoo, carnival rides and an Easy Bake Oven Bake-Off contest.
A highlight of the Fair is the World Championship Grape Stomp. This hilarious, action-packed competition can only be experienced at the Harvest Fair.

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel is just minutes away from the Sonoma County Harvest Fair. Stay in our luxurious hotel so close to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds. For reservations see our website or call 707-523-7555.

Image Source:  Sonoma County Harvest Fair

08/26/2014

Here’s Your Chance to Treat Your Loved One to a Wine Country Getaway!

Hilton Romance Package

When was the last time the two of you got away together….just because? Let The Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Hotel inspire you to reserve a romantic getaway to relax, recharge, and reconnect with each other. Our Hilton Romance Hotel Package provides everything you need to treat yourself and your loved one to a relaxing stay at our wine country retreat.

Your Romantic Retreat starts with accommodations that are an escape from everyday life. We offer guestrooms and suites that surround you with welcoming comforts. Every room is beautifully furnished with the legendary Hilton Serenity Bed by Serta, luxurious duvet cover and feather pillows. Your bathroom features granite and Peter Thomas Roth Bath amenities.

Hilton Sonoma Wine CountryYour Hilton Romance Package includes:
 - Beautiful guest accommodations
 - American Breakfast in bed
 - A bottle of sparkling wine
 - Late check-out
 - Heated outdoor pool and hot tub
 - Complimentary 24hrs Fitness Center
 - Complimentary Parking

While you’re relaxing together, dine at Nectar Restaurant and enjoy our extensive wine selections. If you stay two or more nights with our Hilton Romance Hotel Package, enjoy one free entrée with the purchase of an entrée at Nectar.

Take this opportunity to getaway, just the two of you. For reservations see our website or call 707-523-7555.

08/19/2014

Try These Unforgettable Wine Country Tours

Platypus Wine Tours

Platypus Wine Tours, Ltd. is a tour and transportation company specializing in intimate, unforgettable wine tours. They are highly experienced tour guides in Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley, as well as other local wine regions.

If you are seeking a lighthearted and fun approach to tasting and learning about wine, Platypus Wine Tours may be for you. Smaller, charming vineyards, historic wineries and family owned operations are their specialty. They bring guests to hidden gem wineries – many of which they have never even heard of.

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country Their Join-In Wine Tours provide a social and lighthearted way to see and taste the best that the Napa and Sonoma Valleys have to offer. Their Join-In groups visit four  wineries with an expert tour guide, enjoy a picnic lunch and taste some of the world's best wines.For more information and to make a reservation for a Platypus Wine Tour, see their website.

Hilton Sonoma Wine Country is just minutes from Platypus Wine Tours. Make us your home while you tour the area wineries. Our luxury accommodations and outdoor dining patio offer the perfect place to relax after a day of touring and tasting. For hotel reservations and more information see our website or call 707-523-7555.