The Napa Valley is known for being a high-end home away from home. Luxurious, yet quaint. World-class, yet still in a world of its own. If you are looking to splurge on a memorable wine country getaway, look no further. Our local expert has crafted a list of the best luxury hotels in Napa Valley.
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The Top-Rated Luxury Hotels In The Napa Valley
From downtown Napa to Calistoga, the Napa Valley is home to countless luxury accommodation options for your wine country getaway. Each accommodation listed is unique, and we will break down what makes each property special. We’ve selected only hotels with four or five stars that have top amenities and excellent service. Read on to find the best luxury accommodations in Napa Valley for your preference.
Auberge di Soleil
$$$$+ | 5 Star | Views | Michelin Star Restaurant | Ultra Luxe
Auberge di Soleil has an undeniable reputation for being among Napa Valley’s most luxurious accommodations. They are well-known for their five-star lodging and for their Michelin-starred restaurants that have sweeping views of the valley.
Located in the Rutherford region on a hillside in the heart of the Napa Valley, any stay at Auberge will be a stay to remember. If you are celebrating something special and looking to splurge in wine country, Auberge is your best bet.
$$$$ | 5 Star | Contemporary | Centrally Located | Pool | Spa
This contemporary hotel is located in the heart of downtown Yountville. It’s unique since it’s only steps away from one of the highest concentrated areas of Michelin restaurants on the planet. Truly. Bardessono also offers special getaway packages including hot air balloon rides, caviar, and spa treatments.
This luxury property features an on-site pool and Lucy, their gourmet restaurant that serves fresh ingredients right from their garden. For a world-class luxurious and food-centric getaway, Bardessono is our pick among the best luxury hotels in Napa Valley.
Milliken Creek Inn
$$$$ | 4 Star | Charming | Cozy | Luxurious
Dating back to the mid 1850s, this historic inn has been completely reimagined in the spring of 2021 into one of the most luxurious stays that the valley has to offer. Between the cozy design, luxurious amenities, and the location nestled just a short drive away from downtown Napa, Milliken Creek Inn is perfect for the traveler who is looking for a Napa River home away from home.
Milliken Creek truly is a one-of-a-kind experience in the valley, partly due to the custom-made furniture, lush landscaping, and staff that makes you feel like family. During renovations, the inn added minibars with Nespresso coffee makers, en suite iPads, and 55-inch Apple TVs to each room. Many rooms have also added outdoor terraces with private fireplaces.
To top it all off, guests of Milliken Creek will also enjoy a complimentary gourmet breakfast in the mornings with wine and cheese pairings in the afternoon. If you’re looking for the perfect blend of coziness and luxury, look no further than Milliken Creek.
$$$ | 4 Star | Centrally Located | Rooftop Terrace | On-Site Restaurants
Andaz hotel is perfect for the traveler who is looking for all of the perks of a resort without missing out on the hustle and bustle of downtown Napa. Owned by Hyatt hotels, this property offers on-site restaurants, concierge services, an on-site spa, and a rooftop lounge. The lobby also becomes a stage for local musicians on Wednesday and Friday evenings.
The hotel is one of the largest in Downtown Napa, with 141 rooms, including 91 suites. With hardwood floors, marble bathrooms with bathtubs, and massive windows that flush their rooms with gorgeous natural light, rooms at the Andaz are fresh, rustic, and modern.
Located just a few steps away from some of downtown Napa’s best restaurants and wine tasting rooms, Andaz is perfect for travelers who love being close to all that downtown Napa has to offer.
Carneros Resort and Spa
$$$$ | 5 Star | Modern | Pool | Spacious
Carneros Resort and Spa is located just on the outskirts of downtown Napa in Sonoma County. Guests appreciate their incredible restaurants, pool, and spa services. But they also love renting bicycles to ride around the gorgeous grounds. The lodging at Carneros resort truly gives guests an authentic feel of wine country. The rooms also feature backyards, fireplaces, bath tubs, and wine dispensers.
Carneros Resort and Spa gives guests a cozy atmosphere without compromising their world-class luxurious service. You’ll also find gourmet restaurants here that use fresh ingredients from the resort’s on-site garden. A stay at Carneros would be a central part of any Napa Valley getaway.
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$$$ | 4 Star | Luxurious | Boutique | Historic
Originally built in 1891, The George has undergone 5 years of renovations and launched as a luxury boutique hotel for the first time in March of 2021.The keyless check-in process comes complete with a glass of champagne and a friendly smile from The George’s helpful staff.
The boutique hotel boasts luxurious amenities, gorgeous interior design, staff that makes you feel like family, and a complimentary gourmet breakfast prepared by their house chef. This chic 9-room inn is perfect for travelers who are looking for a boutique experience nestled just steps away from downtown Napa’s top restaurants and attractions.
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Vista Collina Resort
$$$+ | 4 Star | Pool | Amenities | On-Site Tasting Rooms
Vista Collina Resort is an amenity-rich resort in the valley. Surrounded by rolling vineyards, it is nestled away just 10 minutes from downtown Napa. Vista Collina boasts amenities such as an on-site spa, pool, and high end restaurants.
In addition, Vista Collina is located on the same campus as its sister property, the Meritage resort. The campus also features amenities such as event spaces and a bowling alley, which is helpful if you’re traveling with a group or kids! For a resort-style stay close to downtown Napa, Vista Collina is our pick.
$$$ | 4 Star | Rooftop Bar | Centrally Located | Full Service | Dog Friendly
The Archer Hotel is an elevated, urban wine country experience in the heart of downtown Napa. One of our favorite things about this hotel is their rooftop bar, Sky & Vine, which attracts tourists and locals alike.
The hotel also offers rooftop spa services, a fitness studio, a concierge, complimentary overnight shoe shine, and renowned restaurants like Charlie Palmer Steak. For those who are looking to travel with their pooch, it’s also worth noting that Archer is a dog-friendly hotel.
The modern, luxurious rooms come equipped with five-star bedding, daily turndown treats, complimentary Wi-Fi, Nespresso, and high-end Malin+Goetz bath products. For a five-star experience in the heart of downtown Napa, Archer hotel will not disappoint.
R INN NAPA
$$$+ | 4 Star | Contemporary | Original Artwork | Common Kitchen | Centrally Located
Located just steps away from downtown Napa, R INN is a luxury boutique hotel for travelers who prefer the design of a luxury stay without all the need for on-site amenities. Along with the undeniably sleek design, the inn features bocce ball, smart TVs, heated toilets, and a complimentary bottle of wine to all of their guests.
R INN also encourages a community atmosphere, so you’ll find that the kitchen is open and available to guests. The pantry is stocked with breakfast items that you can eat indoors, in the garden courtyard, or on the loft veranda.
Pro tip: opt for a loft or bungalow room for a more spacious stay.
$$$+ | 3 Star | Vineyards | Secluded Location | Romantic
Senza hotel is perfect for travelers who want to be surrounded by vineyards while still just being a stone’s throw away from downtown Napa. The property has meeting space and a spa on site. All of the guests rooms feature French doors that open up to secluded patios, which gives guests a truly exclusive and relaxing experience.
Many of the rooms also offer heated floors and fireplaces. The hotel offers special packages including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and gondola rides for your next visit. Something else that makes Senza unique is that part of the property sits on a patch of lush redwood trees and part on a vineyard. For a picture perfect, idyllic wine country getaway, Senza is our local’s favorite pick.
Four Seasons Resort Napa Valley
$$$$+ | 5 Star | Pool | Spa | Winery on Site
First opening its doors in November 2021, the Four Seasons Napa is the newest addition to our list of favorite luxury stays in the Napa Valley. Located in Calistoga, the hotel features holistic spa treatments, an on-site winery, a pool, and beautiful views of the valley.
And since it focuses on a full-service experience, you’ll also find two restaurants (local ingredients) and personalized Four Seasons concierge services. You have your choice of rooms and suites here to make sure you have all the space you need. For a top-of-the-line experience, Four Seasons is always a strong choice when considering the best luxury hotels in Napa Valley.
BONUS: 1801 First Luxury Inn
$$$ | 3 Star | Boutique | Contemporary | Historic
Located just a few blocks away from downtown Napa, 1801 First is a renovated Victorian mansion. With gourmet breakfast, wine hour, and spa treatments, this boutique luxury inn is perfect for travelers who are looking for the luxury of a five-star hotel, but with the intimacy that can only be afforded in a small 9-room inn.
Located on a quiet, residential street, 1801 First truly makes its guests feel as if they are at their own five-star home away from home, despite only being a three-star inn. Suites also include fireplaces and luxurious bathtubs. The hotel offers romantic packages complete with champagne, chocolates, and custom floral arrangements.
This little inn had to be included on our list. If you are looking for a romantic, historic, and luxurious getaway in Napa, look no further than 1801 First.
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