15 Must-Stay Hotels in Napa

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  • by HANA-LEE SEDGWICK
  • on FEBRUARY 22, 2022
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There are plenty of great places to stay while visiting Napa, 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 15 hotels and inns worth discovering in Napa, from north to south.

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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 / 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.

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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 / 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.

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Lodging / St Helena

Southbridge Napa Valley

This ivy-covered boutique hotel in the heart of St. Helena, just steps from tasting rooms, shops, and restaurants, is a charming place to rest your head in Wine Country. Here, 21 spacious, light-filled rooms beckon with King beds, vaulted ceilings, and wood-burning fireplaces, while details like complimentary continental breakfast in the courtyard, free parking, and access to Health Spa Napa Valley’s heated lap pool and steam rooms next door make a stay here feel extra special.

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Lodging / Napa

Poetry Inn

This intimate, five-room inn, situated high on a hill above Yountville, has remained a hidden oasis for luxury and romance, but after recently unveiling a new look and feel, it’s even more enticing than ever. Expansive guest suites (each named after a different poet) are warm and inviting, and feature king-sized beds, large soaking tubs, wood-burning fireplaces, and private balconies offering some of the best views of the valley. Also noteworthy are the on-site experiences and amenities available during a stay, such as the heated pool and Jacuzzi, gourmet three-course breakfasts, personalized concierge services, private dining, and restorative spa and wellness treatments.

WineCountry Perks

Book with Promo Code WINE to enjoy a cheese board upon arrival and a wine tasting at nearby Cliff Lede Vineyards – sister winery to the hotel.

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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.

WineCountry Perks

Use this link to book to receive a welcome glass of wine at check-in and a waived destination fee.

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Lodging / Napa

Silverado Resort and Spa

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 10 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 this link and you’ll automatically get 25% off the best available room rate, a $50 resort credit, and late check-out, based upon availability.

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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.

WineCountry Perks

Free perks are just a click away. Enter Promo Code ‘WINECOUNTRY GETAWAY’ when booking to receive 20% off weekday stays, a complimentary bottle of wine, complimentary tasting passes, and even a waived pet fee.

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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 last year, 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 throughout the day, and wine and cheese in the lobby each evening.

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Lodging / Napa

Hennessey House

For a classic bed and breakfast experience in Wine Country, book a room at the Hennessey House. Located on a half-acre plot along downtown Napa’s Main Street — close, but not too close to all the action — the 10-room Hennessey House blends Victorian architecture with old-fashioned charm for a cozy, romantic stay in Napa. Adding to a visit here are the thoughtful amenities, including gourmet breakfasts that change daily, a 24-hour sauna perfect for a post-tasting relaxation session, and evening wine and cheese on the patio.

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Lodging / Napa

Andaz Napa

When looking to stay in downtown Napa close to restaurants, bars, and tasting rooms, check out the 141-room Andaz, a hip, urban boutique hotel centrally located along First Street. Escape to the serenity of one of the loft-style rooms or suites, many showcasing in-room fireplaces, deep soaking tubs, and private terraces, then be sure to take advantage of the hotel’s regular live music, lively bar, and chic outdoor lounge with fire pits when you need a little more action.

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 a $100 resort credit and a complimentary bottle of wine. Who can say no to that?

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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, in-room virtual 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 / Yountville

The Cottages of Napa Valley

If a cozy cottage stay is more your jam, check out The Cottages of Napa Valley. Located outside of town amidst the vineyards of Oak Knoll, The Cottages of Napa Valley offers private one- and two-bedroom cottages outfitted with inviting amenities like jetted tubs, heated bathroom floors, and wood-burning fireplaces. From a bottle of wine upon arrival to a breakfast basket of Bouchon pastries delivered to your porch each morning, plus little details like a picnic backpack available for use during your stay and optional s’mores add-ons, The Cottages of Napa Valley makes for a charming, romantic stay in Wine Country.

Image courtesy of Bob McClenahan

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Hana-Lee Sedgwick

Hana-Lee Sedgwick, based in her hometown of Santa Barbara, California, specializes in West Coast wine, food and travel. Her work has appeared in publications including Santa Barbara Magazine, The Tasting Panel, and 7×7. She loves to travel, stay active, and share food and wine with friends. Follow her on Instagram at @wanderandwine or visit her blog, wanderandwine.com.

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