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Sonoma Resort Named Among the the Greatest in the World by Vacation + Leisure

Travel + Leisure journal announced today its 18th annual “It List” of the most effective new and renovated resort attributes in the planet.

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

The historic inn and restaurant, earlier known as Madrona Manor, reopened in April 2022 next a $6 million makeover. The property was bought in 2021 by an expenditure team headed by San Francisco-primarily based designer Jay Jeffers and Los Angeles hotelier Cory Schisler.

The Madrona’s new search is contemporary, still with a nod to the property’s heritage. To furnish the renovated hotel, Jeffers included antiques unique to the 1881 mansion alongside custom furnishings he designed himself and commissioned items from makers and artists. Considerably of the artwork arrives from his pal Lisa Chadwick’s Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco.

“The vibe honors the Aesthetic Motion, an era of splendor for beauty’s sake, which was well-liked in Healdsburg in the late 1800s,” wrote Leilani Marie Labong of Journey + Leisure. “And mainly because it is Wine Country, you know the meals and consume will be outstanding. Try out the wooden-fired vegetable pie for lunch, and indulge in duck bolognese gnocchi evening meal,” she advised.

Travel + Leisure’s 2023 “It List” spans 37 nations on 6 continents this 12 months, it included 37 attributes in the United States. The hotels featured on the listing are picked by Vacation + Leisure editors, who “reviewed hundreds of new and renovated attributes throughout the globe.”

Also on the listing this 12 months is the recently renovated Nick’s Cove in Marshall.

The popular cafe and cottages on the Tomales Bay had been up to date for the initial time last yr considering the fact that the property reopened in 2007. Alongside with freshly painted walls and new furnishings, overnight attendees will uncover customized throw rugs, colorful throw pillows, new bedding and towels, refinished hardwood flooring, classic clawfoot tubs, wooden-burning stoves and cheerful nautical wallpaper in the cottages.

Nick’s Cove restaurant also has been given a facelift. The taxidermy that previously graced the restaurant’s partitions is long gone (some regional regulars had been pleased to give it a new home) and there are new tables and chairs.

“The counter support restaurant is a preferred spot for locals and Freeway 1 daytrippers, many thanks to the gorgeous location 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 Vacation + Leisure journal.

Obtain the Vacation + Leisure “It List” of best new and renovated accommodations listed here.

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