Welcome to The Sonora Inn historic hotel in downtown Sonora, CA. The Sonora Inn was built in 1896 and originally named the Hotel Victoria. The Inn’s rich historic charm and small town hospitality has lured and played host to many celebrities including Grace Kelly during the filming of High Noon and more recently Drew Barrymore while she worked on the film Bad Girls. The hotel’s architecture has been changed over the years from Victorian to now the popular California Mission style of the 1920’s that hosted Hollywood’s elite during the golden era of tourism and film making. Please enjoy our site and visit our hotel soon to see what makes the Sonora Inn so charming and unique.