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April 19, 2010 11:13 ET

Sonoma's Raindance Spa Ranks Number Seven in Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Poll

Readers Rank Treatments and Facilities Among Highest in United States

SONOMA, CA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2010) -  Raindance Spa at the Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa is proud to be recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as the seventh ranked resort spa in the United States. The luxury hotel in Sonoma was described as "Excellent" by over 96% of Condé Nast Traveler readers for treatments and facilities, among the highest averages in both categories.

Condé Nast Traveler's 2010 "Top 240 Spas" list can be found in their April issue as well as on their website. This year, the list almost tripled, keeping pace with the spa industry's 17.8% growth worldwide in the past twelve months. Rankings were derived from the magazine's 2009 Readers' Choice Survey, which received over 25,000 responses. Readers were asked to rate each spa excellent, very good, good, fair or poor on three criteria: Spa Facilities, Spa Staff, and Spa Treatments.

Offering services to both individuals and couples, this Carneros Spa prides itself as a full-service spa with a serene common space that includes a private garden, central fireplace, reading materials, refreshing citrus-infused water, and selection of hot organic teas. The private garden at the Sonoma Square hotel includes two hot tubs, two soaking pools, four cabanas and numerous serene tranquil spots. All public areas of the spa are open to guests for the entire day of their treatment. Raindance Spa's exclusive therapies, including NuFace®, use products from the local area such as lavender, grape seed, olive oil and mustard.

For the entire list of spa rankings, visit www.concierge.com/cntraveler.

For more information on Raindance Spa, visit www.thelodgeatsonoma.com.

The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa
Located in the heart of Sonoma wine country, less than an hour away from San Francisco, the Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa boasts 182 guest rooms and excellent Sonoma County meeting space for groups of up to 500. The relaxing retreat hotel near Napa Valley also offers 10 acres of lush landscaping and a full-service pool with a fire pit. Rooms feature deep soaking tubs, fireplaces and a signature line of spa amenities. The renowned Carneros Bistro and Raindance Spa are on premise. The Lodge at Sonoma is located at 1325 Broadway St., Sonoma, CA 95476. For more information, visit Marriott.com or call (707) 935-6600.