STOP. REST. DREAM.
Voted Top 5 Best Roadside Motel by USA Today 10Best Readers in 2021, the Sandman is an ideal launch pad for exploring Sonoma Wine Country. An affordable and inviting option among Santa Rosa, California hotels, Sandman is located just off US-101, mere minutes from the area’s best wineries and breweries, dining, outdoor activities and downtown businesses.
Channeling a tropical-meets-Californian-bohemian flare, the Pool House & Bar offers refreshing cocktails with an al fresco ambiance. Sandman’s year-round heated pool and hot tub encourage lingering afternoons in the sunshine. Our spacious Backyard is complete with adirondack chairs, fire tables, a bocce court, and cornhole.
Crush Season Is Here
It's the Season to FALL in Love with Sonoma
Harvest season – Crush season to all wine aficionados – is the best time of year in wine country. The vineyards are changing color, grapes are getting handpicked off the vine, and menus are robust with fall flavors.
Make the Sandman your home for a visit to Santa Rosa this coming fall! Whether you want to sit by the fire pit in our Backyard and play bocce or pamper your pooch – we’ve got everything you need to make a memorable stay.
Dare to Dream
Your Sweetest Sleep Starts Here
Sandman is authentic, welcoming and timeless. Our 135 guest rooms feature a mix of natural and handcrafted elements with pops of peach and navy. You’ll have your sweetest sleep ever while dreaming in California Wine Country. Sandman may be easy to get to, but it is sure hard to leave.
Pool House & Bar
An Oasis of Fun
Nestled among native landscaping, the Sandman’s heated pool and hot tub are an oasis of fun. The sparkling pool, surrounded by redwood fencing, is large enough to accommodate families and groups of friends while still feeling tucked away and private.
At the adjacent Pool House & Bar, imagine spending the day sipping cocktails, enjoying a light bite, reading a good book or taking a refreshing dip to wind down the day.
Hear From Our Guests
"The perfect staycation for our family."
“The Sandman Hotel in Santa Rosa was the perfect staycation for our family. Our room was clean and very quiet with a mini fridge and microwave (which is so helpful when traveling w/ a kiddo).”
"All around a big thumbs up."
“I spent two nights at the Sandman and had a great time. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean and quiet. All around a big thumbs up. Highly recommended whether solo, couples getaway or families.”
"The pool and hot tub were fantastic."
“It was a pleasure visiting this hotel. It has been updated and is beautiful! The pool and hot tub were fantastic. The pool bar with snacks, drinks and treats was awesome. With two 10 year olds, this is a must.”
"Very friendly staff."
“Recently renovated & nicely updated rooms incl. comfortable beds and new room furniture. Large heated pool with jacuzzi and tastefully decorated pool bar. Rooms and grounds are very clean. Very friendly staff.”