8 Unexpected Hotels in Calistoga

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  • on OCTOBER 10, 2016
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Calistoga is a town that celebrates the unique, whether it be in the wineries, restaurants, or lodging options for out-of-towners seeking to enjoy the scenery and natural hot springs that made the city a destination in the first place. Check out a few of the town’s most memorable, one-of-a-kind places to stay.

The Heart of Calistoga

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The Bergson
1010 Foothill Blvd
Calistoga, CA 94515
(707) 942-5755
TripAdvisor: 4 stars, 445 reviews

The Bergson boasts gorgeously-decorated rooms and suites with spacious balconies and working gas fireplaces. The continental breakfast offered every morning includes house-made granola and is best enjoyed in the shady courtyard lined with stately stone pillars. The hotel helps its guests explore the surrounding wine country by offering a centralized location and frequent discount passes for popular wineries.

Insider tip: Most of the town’s best restaurants are within walking distance, but make sure to use the hotel’s complimentary Calistoga shuttle for destinations that are a bit further away.

Dining All Day

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Embrace Calistoga
1139 Lincoln Ave
Calistoga, CA 94515
(707) 942-9797
TripAdvisor: 5 stars, 234 reviews

Modern meets antique in the elegant decor of Embrace Calistoga’s five individually designed rooms, each with its own gas fireplace and iPad for guests. Wake up to a different brunch each morning, which can be enjoyed at a communal table with other guests, or from the comfort of the inn’s spacious and scenic wrap-around patio. Snack packs can be provided before you leave for a winery outing, and delectable Woodhouse Chocolates will be waiting in the room by the time you return.

Insider tip: The hotel serves complimentary wine and cheese each evening from 5 to 7 p.m., often with live music and local winemakers stopping by to enjoy the sunset with guests.

Explore the Grounds

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Cottage Grove Inn
1711 Lincoln Ave
Calistoga, CA 94515
(707) 942-8400
TripAdvisor: 5 stars, 518 reviews


The 16 private cottages of the Cottage Grove Inn immediately distinguish themselves from a typical hotel room, boasting vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, and wicker rocking chairs for lounging on the porch. Begin the day with their exhaustive breakfast buffet of quiche, smoothies, waffles and more, before taking advantage of their complimentary bicycles to explore the surroundings at a slower pace.

Insider tip: Every cottage boasts its own private grounds, including gardens and birdhouses that can be admired from the comfort of the rocking chairs on each private porch.

Food and Fitness

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Solage Calistoga
755 Silverado Trail N
Calistoga, CA 94515
(707) 266-7534
TripAdvisor: 4.5 stars, 800 reviews

The rooms at Solage offer vaulted ceilings and semi-private outdoor patios, but the true attractions here come in the form of a luxurious spa experience, which includes a bathhouse and rejuvenating mud bar—not to be confused with the Michelin-rated onsite restaurant Solbar, which offers creative dishes and an extensive wine selection for every meal.

Insider tip: The two complimentary bikes included with each studio room make it easy to enjoy the fresh air and explore the wineries along the Silverado Trail at your own pace.

Recreation Galore

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Indian Springs
1712 Lincoln Ave
Calistoga, CA 94515
(707) 942-4913
TripAdvisor: 4.5 stars, 1313 reviews

Varied stylish cottages and Spanish bungalows make each stay at Indian Springs unique, but the common ground comes from their fabulous onsite pools, fed by restorative thermal waters and kept open until midnight so guests can soak and stargaze at the same time. The spa treatments and packages only enhance the relaxation, and onsite restaurant Sam’s Social Club offers guests the fresh California cuisine they expect from one of Napa Valley’s most popular eateries.

Insider tip: Save some time after hitting the wineries to enjoy some recreational opportunities around the property, including croquet, bocce ball, shuffleboard, and giant checkers.

Dinner and Sleep

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Hotel d’Amici
1436 Lincoln Ave
Calistoga, CA 94515
(707) 942-1007
TripAdvisor: 4 stars, 33 reviews

As lovably old-world as the adjoining D’Amici Italian restaurant, the unique rooms at this hotel include a few constants, like vintage Italian posters and cozy wood stoves. The atmosphere is clean and comfortable with the convenience of downtown Calistoga waiting just outside each window. Take time to enjoy the two-person jacuzzi tub in the bathroom—preferably after a day’s wine tasting excursion.

Insider tip: Guests can expect a breakfast basket outside their door each morning, featuring pastries made fresh at the bakery just next door.

Calistoga isn’t as large as many of its Napa Valley neighbors, but it makes up for its small size with the quality and quantity of its hotels and bed and breakfasts, which provide guests with a distinct blend and atmosphere and amenities.


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