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 Magazine
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
The Napa Valley loves its charming inns and luxury wine-focused resorts, but it was only a matter of time before a hip, young boutique hotel opened with a trendier style (and price tag) to attract all those San Francisco start-up types. The first...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, 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...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
There’s only one way to get into the 157-acre Napa Valley idyll known as Calistoga Ranch: as a guest. Well, you could come as a guest of a guest, but then you wouldn’t be able to lounge about in a decadent spa robe each morning,...
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1450 1st St, 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...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
Tucked away on an eight-acre estate at the top of St. Helena’s main street, the Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer could easily be mistaken for a private country manse somewhere in England, or even northern France. Its lush gardens are traversed...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, 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...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, 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...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, 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...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
In Napa, you want to be in the club. And if you’re in the club, you’re at Meadowood.
Set on 250 sprawling acres of picture-perfect wine-country land just off the Silverado Trail outside St. Helena, this country club and resort is where...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, 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...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, 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...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, USA
The sleepy town of Calistoga has long been known for its historic spa resorts—retro hotels whose hot springs are their biggest (and, in some cases, only) attraction. With its sleek, loft-meets-winebarn look and luxury sensibilities aimed at...
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1450 1st St, Napa, CA 94559, 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...
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