The Best Hotels in Napa Valley

America’s most famed wine region lures visitors with its stunning vineyards, exclusive cellars, and out-of-this-world food—but Napa Valley also has amazing hotels, from centrally located accomodations to wellness retreats and food-focused stays.
Collected by AFAR Editors AFAR Staff
Photo courtesy of Andaz Napa
1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, USA

When the hip Andaz hotel chain opened in downtown Napa in 2012 it brought a youthful energy to wine country. In addition to its affordable rooms and excellent locavore-minded small plates restaurant, Farmer's Table, the Andaz also gives guests a...

Photo courtesy of Auberge du Soleil
180 Rutherford Hill Rd, Rutherford, CA 94573, USA

One of Napa Valley’s most iconic destinations, Auberge du Soleil got its start in the 1980s as a restaurant—a fine-dining destination in one of the most picturesque locales in one of the world’s most beautiful places. Needless to say, it was only...

Photo courtesy of Calistoga Ranch
580 Lommel Rd, Calistoga, CA 94515, USA

Ok, so this beautiful trio of smoked salmon, ham and bacon bennies won't cost you more than thirty dollars. However, to get a seat at this breakfast table you do have to be a hotel guest. Besides the many amenities that make Calistoga Ranch an...

Photo by Rachel Weill, AFAR Media
4048 Sonoma Hwy, Napa, CA 94559, USA

This refined 28-acre resort set in the rolling hills between downtown Sonoma and downtown Napa makes guests feel relaxed the moment they check in. The vistas are unobstructed from the resort’s pool areas, and many of the property’s 94 stand-alone...

Photo courtesy of Paige Green
1 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574, USA

We had a couple extra days in San Francisco and decided to explore Napa. I got a couple recommendations for this hotel. They had a beautiful vineyard on property as the location was perfect, in the center of the Napa Valley

Photo Indian Springs Resort & Spa
1712 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515, USA

Usually, the phrase “taking the waters” is reserved for European spa-goers, but, if Californians have adopted the phrase, it’s thanks to Indian Springs and its founder, Samuel Brannan. Brannan opened the resort in 1862 as a relatively no-frills...

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1915 Main St, St Helena, CA 94574, USA

Featuring the same warm, minimalist aesthetic of its sister property in Mexico City, the 68-room Las Alcobas is decked out in natural materials such as oak, jute, and Carrara marble. Every space is built for pleasure, whether you’re sitting beside...

Photo by Tamara Mims
6529 Yount St, Yountville, CA 94599, USA

Before the Michelin reviewers, luxury resort developers, and tech billionaires descended upon Napa Valley, the region was a rustic farm community with vestiges of the Wild West. The oldest hotel in the valley, Maison Fleurie’s Victorian house...

Photo courtesy of Meadowood
900 Meadowood Ln, St Helena, CA 94574, USA

For the entire month of January — or what some cutely refer to as 'Cabernet Season,' Napa Valley restaurants become ever so slightly more approachable. During the Valley-wide restaurant month, over two dozen of the region's restaurants — from high...

Photo by Tamara Mims
1815 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558, USA

For a place that’s meant to be quintessentially romantic, Napa can often feel overwhelming, with its myriad wineries, numerous Michelin-starred restaurants, many winding trails to bike and hike, and hot springs to sooth aching muscles. But at...

Photo courtesy of North Block Hotel
6757 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599, USA

In the Napa Valley—and in Yountville, in particular—most hotels err on the side of sophisticated luxury. Which makes the North Block Hotel’s quirky style such a breath of fresh air. With the look of a Mediterranean town’s cobbled street, complete...

Photo by Rachel Weill, AFAR Media
755 Silverado Trail N, Calistoga, CA 94515, USA

Part of the Auberge Resorts Collection, Solage is one of Calistoga’s top lodging options; the trio of overnight accommodations, spa, and Michelin-starred restaurant practically force guests to unwind and relax. The experience starts in the 89...

Photo courtesy of Francis House
1403 Myrtle St, Calistoga, CA 94515, USA

Originally constructed in 1886, the building for this elegant five-room boutique inn went through a few different iterations asa private home and a small hospital before earning its National Historic status in the 1970s. But about 50 years ago...

Photo courtesy of The Poetry Inn
6380 Silverado Trail, Napa, CA 94558, USA

After booking a stay at the Poetry Inn, keep your phone with you. Because, soon enough, a personal concierge is going to call to find out all the ways your every whim can be catered to while you’re a resident at this sprawling mansion. The only...

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