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The Best Accommodations for Graduation

Sonoma State’s graduation is approaching fast and you’re probably looking for a place for you and your out-of-town relatives to stay. Have no fear, we’ve done the work for you! Make sure to book these spots as soon as possible.


The DoubleTree in Rohnert Park is located just about 2 miles from the University. It’s right next to a gorgeous golf course that your guests can enjoy during their down time. This large hotel has a hot tub, pool, spa, and many other awesome amenities. Make reservations to celebrate the graduate at the high-end restaurant, Bacchus, located in the center of the hotel.

Hotel Petaluma

This boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown Petaluma may be a longer drive from Sonoma State, but it is well worth the effort. 15 minutes from the University, Hotel Petaluma is in the middle of all the best restaurants and shops in town. Your relatives will get the full Sonoma County experience trying all of the amazing food Petaluma has to offer.

The Lodge at Sonoma

This Marriott hotel is for those who are looking for a more upscale stay. Perhaps you’ve planned a day of wine tasting to celebrate your graduate with some of Sonoma County’s best. If so, The Lodge is in the perfect location, right in the middle of the best wineries in town. After you sip and taste, return to this outstanding hotel and relax by the pool.

Laurie received her English degree from Sonoma State University with a concentration in creative writing. Her hobbies include writing, running, petting dogs and online shopping!

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