200 S McDowell Boulevard, Petaluma, CA 94954-3506
Phone: 707/763-0994   |   Fax: 707/778-3111   |   73 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

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

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!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, eggs, yogurt, juice, coffee and hot items.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Outdoor pool Heated Seasonal - May to October
  • 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
  • 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


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western petaluma inn in Petaluma.


Conveniently located, the best western petaluma inn in Petaluma, California is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 38.248565  /  Latitude: -122.625295


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The South Take Highway 101 North to the East Washington Street Exit. Turn right onto Washington to McDowell Boulevard. Take right on McDowell Boulevardd and the Best Western Petaluma Inn is on your right.

From: The North Take Highway 101 South to the East Washington Street exit. Take left on East Washinton to a right on McDowell Blvd. Best Western Petaluma Inn is on your right.


We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

More Area Attractions & Services

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

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 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 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

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 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

Nearby Restaurants

  • 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,


Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest local area events happening in or near Petaluma. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

May 2014

May 15, 2014
In it to End it! Martini & Massage Bar

Support breast cancer awareness by getting pampered at the West Side Theatre in Newman. A Pink martini and a 10-minute massage are included in the price of admission.

June 2014

June 6-8, 2014
June 13-15, 2014
July 18-19, 2014
August 1-3, 2014

SCCA Autocross Racing

Drivers compete on courses testing precision and skill in this four-weekend, championship event at the Air facility at Crows Landing Business Air Park near Patterson.

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