Applewood Inn - Guerneville, CA United StatesApplewood: An Enclave for Romance at the Heart of the Russian River Valley. This Boutique Wine Country Inn, with its 19 rooms and suites, a fine food restaurant, and a spa, is located 1 hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge in the heart of the Russian River Valley Pinot Noir growing region. Sheltered by towering redwoods and surrounded by fruit orchards and gardens, this romantic getaway offers adults a secluded and peaceful refuge to relax, rejuvenate and re-connect. The Restaurant at Applewood has been awarded a Michelin star for 2011 & 2012. It is known for its Wine Country Cuisine inspired by the lush bounty of the Russian River Valley and accented with Mediterranean influences. Built in the style of a French country barn, the restaurant's menu is seasonal and locally sourced. Its wine program is Russian River-centric. The Spa at Applewood offers relaxed pampering in a tranquil setting. Whether it's a day visit or an appointment during your stay, the spa is a key ingredient for a perfect get away. The Gardens at Applewood grow organic fruits, herbs, and vegetables and together with its apiary and chicken coop, reflect Applewood's commitment to sustainability. The green apple in Applewood's logo is a symbol of the eco-consciousness apparent throughout the property. The use of solar energy for producing electricity and heating the pool, an in-house, aerated, composting system and many other green practices provide a canvas for the conservation of Applewood's beauty. Applewood is a sanctuary for tranquility and intimacy as well as a portal to world-class wineries, the mystical Russian River, the rugged and dramatic Northern California coastline, and the millenarian Armstrong Redwood Forest.