17 Best Hotels in Napa

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  • by HANA-LEE SEDGWICK
  • on JULY 20, 2023
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There are plenty of great places to stay while visiting Napa Valley, with options as diverse as the surrounding wineries. Whether looking for a vibrant, urban hotel within walking distance to restaurants or a relaxing resort near some of the region’s best vineyards and wineries, there’s truly something for everyone. Here are our top picks for the 17 hotels and inns worth discovering in Napa.

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Lodging / St Helena

Alila Napa Valley

Alila Napa Valley, a member of the Hyatt hotel group, offers adults a pleasant escape in St. Helena. Each of the 69 guest rooms combines simplicity with sophistication, featuring luxury linens, floor-to-ceiling windows, and private terraces that invite the outside in—many offering pristine vineyard views to boot. But don’t worry, the allure of a stay isn’t confined to the rooms. With a serene outdoor pool, indulgent spa, curated activities, and an exquisite restaurant, Acacia House, Alila has something for every traveler. Helmed by Top Chef Master Chris Cosentino, Acacia House is where you’ll feast on farm-to-table fare inspired by the bounty of Wine Country.

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Lodging / Calistoga

Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection

For a resort stay that epitomizes the Wine Country life, head to Solage Calistoga, an Auberge Resort. Set among 22 acres of picturesque landscapes, Solage has long drawn visitors to enjoy its sophisticated yet unstuffy ambiance. Spacious rooms and suites feature loft-like layouts and private patios, while amenities like a chic pool, Bocce ball courts, complimentary cruiser bicycles, s’mores nights, and wellness classes make it easy to sink into vacation mode. When not lounging by the pool or dining al fresco at Solbar Restaurant, be sure to make time to get pampered at the 20,000-square-foot Spa Solage, a destination-worthy place for detoxing the body and mind.

WineCountry Perks
Book with Promo Code WINECOUNTRY to receive a bottle of Solage’s Private Label Wine during your stay and $100 Resort Credit.

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Lodging / Calistoga

Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs

You know what they say: everything old is new again, and that’s certainly the case for Dr. Wilkinson’s – Calistoga’s original wellness resort. Established in 1952, this storied property has been completely transformed into a playful, retro-inspired resort, where bright, comfy rooms showcase mid-century furnishings, a new restaurant highlights wood-fired Southwestern fare, and the on-site spa offers several treatments geared towards finding true relaxation. Don’t miss trying a mineral-rich mud treatment, as perfected by the resort’s namesake doctor nearly 70 years ago.

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Lodging / Napa

Milliken Creek Inn and Spa

Situated on three lush acres along the Napa River, the Milliken Creek Inn is a luxe hideaway just a mile from downtown Napa. Since undergoing an extensive renovation a couple of years ago, this exclusive inn is more indulgent than ever—think guest rooms with oversized soaking tubs and private outdoor fireplaces; communal relaxation areas overlooking the river; and evening turndown services meant to spark romance. Breakfast is included with a stay, which is delivered to your room daily (or anywhere else on the property you wish to enjoy the first meal of the day), as are freshly baked cookies, tea and coffee, and wine and cheese in the lobby each evening.

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Lodging / Napa

Andaz Napa

Staying in downtown Napa is a great option for those who want easy access to restaurants, bars, and tasting rooms, and the Andaz is the perfect home base. This trendy and sophisticated boutique hotel is located on First Street, right in the heart of the action. Rooms and suites are designed with a loft-style aesthetic, and many feature luxurious amenities such as in-room fireplaces, deep soaking tubs, and private terraces that make you feel like you're truly getting away from it all. The hotel also has a lively bar, chic outdoor lounges with fire pits, and hosts regular live music, all working together to create a fun and memorable experience for guests.

WineCountry Perks
Book with us using Promo Code ‘118154’ and you’ll get to enjoy sweet perks like a complimentary glass of wine at check-in, a free upgrade to a suite, early and late check-out (based upon availability), and self-parking free of charge. Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it?

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Lodging / Napa

Carneros Resort and Spa

For a relaxing stay surrounded by rolling hills of farm lands and vineyards, head to the Carneros Resort and Spa, where a rustic-chic vibe coupled with luxurious amenities make it an idyllic place to stay in Wine Country. Here, private cottages come with stylish interiors, in-room wine dispensers, outdoor soaking tubs or showers, and fire pits—everything you need to embrace those vacation vibes. The resort’s seasonally-focused restaurants, two pools (one adults only), and renovated spa only add to the overall allure of a visit. Don’t miss enhancing your stay with a curated “backyard” experience, from outdoor movies to s’mores kits to stargazing through a telescope.

WineCountry Perks
Use Promo Code WINECOUNTRY to receive your third night free and complimentary daily breakfast. Who can say no to that?

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Lodging / St Helena

Meadowood Napa Valley

Meadowood is a luxurious retreat that has become synonymous with Wine Country indulgence. Spread across 250 secluded acres near St. Helena, the resort is the epitome of understated sophistication, blending deluxe amenities with impeccable five-star service and a deep reverence for its natural surroundings. You’ll love spending your days swimming in the pools (there are three), taking wellness classes, hiking, visiting the spa, and eating farm-fresh fare at Forum, all before retreating to your peaceful room each night to relax in front of your wood burning fireplace. With its unwavering commitment to elevating the good life, Meadowood is a true sanctuary for the senses.

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Lodging / Calistoga

UpValley Inn & Hot Springs

When you want to get away from it all without actually paying “away from it all” prices, UpValley Inn is a great option. Situated close to downtown Calistoga’s restaurants and shops, this relaxed boutique inn features 55 guest rooms highlighting a rustic-meets-modern design and such in-room conveniences as Keurig coffee makers, complimentary Wi-Fi, and pillow top mattresses. No need to venture far from your room to enjoy the healing benefits of the region’s geothermal waters either, as the inn has its own on-site mineral pool, as well as steam rooms and a sauna for a taste of the good life.

WineCountry Perks
Book using the link below to receive 15% off the best available rate, plus a bottle of LoLa Pinot Noir upon arrival.

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Lodging / Calistoga

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley

Recognized as Napa’s only resort set within a world-class vineyard, this exclusive new retreat is both stylish and serene, with plenty of indulgent amenities that aim to please. With an on-site restaurant and bar offering elevated Wine Country cuisine, two pools (one adults only) with poolside cabanas, unobstructed views of the vines at every turn, and a working winery just steps from your room, we wouldn't be surprised if you never feel compelled to leave the property.

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Lodging / Oakville Rutherford

Rancho Caymus Inn

At Rancho Caymus Inn, the fusion of Spanish hacienda design and restored 19th-century barn architecture creates a delightfully unique atmosphere just minutes from top wineries in Napa Valley. Guests will adore the boutique property’s generously sized rooms and outstanding guest services, while amenities such as a pool and hot tub, daily complimentary breakfast, and evening wine tastings combine to create a memorable experience.

WineCountry Perks
Get 10% off the best available rate, as well as complimentary breakfast when you book using Promo Code ‘WINECOUNTRY’

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Lodging / Napa

Silverado Resort

Classic Napa Valley elegance and luxury await at the Silverado Resort. In true resort fashion, there are several eateries, a full-service spa, and comfortable rooms with in-room dining, but what really sets Silverado apart are the extracurricular offerings. With two PGA Championship golf courses and nine tennis courts, plus a number of fitness classes offered in the state-of-the-art fitness center, you’ll never run out of excuses to stay active while on vacation. If you’re looking to improve your tennis game, this is the place; Silverado Resort’s tennis program has been recognized by Tennis Resorts Online as one of the best in the world.

WineCountry Perks
Make your reservation by using the link below and you’ll get 20% off the best available room rate, a $50 resort credit, a complimentary bottle of wine, and even 1pm late check-out, based upon availability.

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Lodging / Napa

The Meritage Resort and Spa

Located just south of Napa, The Meritage Resort and Spa offers a quintessential resort experience in Wine Country, where a variety of amenities make it easy to enjoy a leisurely pace. Two swimming pools, vineyard walking paths, on-site wine tastings, and room service delivered anywhere on property are just some of the highlights, but don’t pass up the opportunity to visit the resort’s Estate Cave Spa. Located underground, this expansive spa features an extensive menu of restorative treatments for individuals and couples, each designed to leave you feeling utterly relaxed and rejuvenated.

WineCountry Perks
Book using Promo Code WINECOUNTRY and receive 20% off our best available rate, a $50 resort credit, a complimentary room upgrade (subject to availability), and a free bottle of wine. Now that’s a good deal, if we do say so ourselves.

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Lodging / St Helena

Harvest Inn

Situated on eight acres along Highway 29 in St. Helena, Harvest Inn offers a tranquil and luxurious escape for guests seeking the ultimate Wine Country experience. Surrounded by lush gardens, towering redwoods, and sprawling vineyards, this enchanting inn boasts 81 stylish and well-appointed guests rooms—some even offering unobstructed vineyard views. Indulge in a range of amenities, including a complimentary bottle of wine upon arrival, elevated farm-to-table cuisine at the on-site restaurant and bar, a serene pool (perfect for a post-wine tasting dip), and access to a private local golf course.

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Lodging / Napa

Archer Hotel

If you’re looking for big city energy in the heart of downtown Napa, the Archer Hotel is for you. In addition to 183 luxury guest rooms and 39 suites, featuring such deluxe amenities as Nespresso makers, fully-stocked mini fridges, and private balconies, this sleek, five-story hotel has a rooftop bar, rooftop spa, whiskey bar, and an on-site steakhouse from celebrated Chef Charlie Palmer—what else do you need? Pet lovers will also appreciate that the Archer is a dog-friendly hotel (for pooches under 50 pounds).

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Lodging / Napa

Stanly Ranch

Stanly Ranch is an idyllic retreat situated 10 minutes from downtown Napa. The newly opened Auberge Resort offers 78 private cottages and suites, each thoughtfully designed to seamlessly blend indoor and outdoor living. Picture natural earth tones throughout, as well as sliding glass walls that open to patios, fire pits, and outdoor showers. In addition to savoring seasonally-inspired cuisine at the resort's restaurants, guests can unwind at the pool or find a moment of zen with a curated spa or wellness treatment. For an even more memorable stay, Stanly Ranch offers a variety of unique experiences, from adrenaline-fueled backcountry treks, to private helicopter rides, to pasta making classes.

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Lodging / Napa

SENZA Hotel

Situated on the outskirts of Napa near the Oak Knoll district, SENZA combines the picturesque charm of Wine Country with a modern design and contemporary amenities. Set amid two acres of redwoods and vineyards, the hotel’s 43 rooms and suites come appointed with welcoming details such as gas fireplaces, Nespresso coffee makers, spa-like bathrooms, and French doors that open to private patios. If waking up to unobstructed vineyards views is what you’re after, opt for one of the Vineyard Suites for a true Napa Valley experience. A complimentary locally-inspired continental breakfast, outdoor pool and hot tub, free parking, and nightly wine and cheese further add to the hotel’s appeal.

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Lodging / Yountville

Bardessono

For the best in eco-conscious luxury, look no further than the design-forward Bardessono Hotel & Spa. Located in downtown Yountville just steps from Napa Valley’s most iconic restaurants, this LEED Platinum Certified property is serious about its green initiatives, so everything is thoughtfully designed to support the hotel’s commitment to sustainability, yet never falls short on exceptional hospitality. The pet-friendly rooms, featuring custom furnishings, organic bed linens, and hand-crafted bath products, are sure to impress, but it’s the rooftop pool, gardens, spa services, complimentary bicycles, and acclaimed on-site restaurant, Lucy, that really complete the experience.

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