Napa Valley is a sought after weekend destination, offering countless wine tasting rooms, sustainable farm-to-table cooking, gorgeous caves, towering castles and more. It’s also home to some of the best wine and cheese in the world.
Napa offers the choicest accommodations, from luxury boutiques to budget hotels, for a quintessential weekend getaway.
Here are some of the best independent hotels in Napa, where you can get away from daily life, pamper yourself, and rekindle your romance over a glass of wine.
Silverado Resort and Spa
Just an hour north of San Francisco, Silverado Resort and Spa is one of the most luxurious properties in the area. Spread over 1,200 acres, it boasts a world-class health spa, two championship golf courses, 13 lighted tennis courts, and biking and hiking trails. Guests can choose to stay in four different areas, including the more central neighborhoods of the Mansion Estates and Cottage Drive or the secluded communities of the Grove and Oak Creek East. If you’re looking for the best place to unwind and relax in Napa Valley, look no further than Silverado Resort and Spa.
The Meritage Resort and Spa
Nestled close to the Carneros wine growing region and conveniently located close to downtown Napa, The Meritage Resort and Spa is perfect place for a romantic escape. Indulge yourself in the resort’s Tastecation experience or take your significant other for a hot air balloon ride, where you can enjoy a bird’s-eye views of California wine country. Spend your weekend in the pool, relax beside the outdoor fireplaces with a glass of wine, or pamper yourself at Spa Terra. This resort has everything you need to make your weekend fabulous.
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Vino Bello Resort
One of the finest hotels in the region, Vino Bello Resort is tucked away in the rolling hills of Napa Valley. Vino Bello Resort offers studios, one- and two-bedroom units with private patios. The resort partners with the adjacent Meritage Resort to offer upscale amenities as well. Here you can experience a home away from home and taste your way through the countless wineries nearby.
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Wine Valley Lodge
Just two miles from downtown Napa is the Wine Valley Lodge, a 1950s style hotel that once had the honor of hosting Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley. A clean and comfortable budget hotel located close to the wineries of Napa Valley and restaurants, the Wine Valley Lodge offers large, clean rooms with free continental breakfasts. Its vintage motel charm makes it the perfect place for people seeking to explore the wineries of Napa Valley on a budget.
Located in nearby Yountville is Oleander House, the quintessential B&B. Not only is the hotel located in the middle of all the local wine tours, but it also offers a hot air ballooning package that includes a one-hour balloon ride and brunch. The hotel’s friendly staff can also help with booking daylong wine shuttle tours for groups of eight to 12 people.
If you’re longing for a vacation, go ahead and plan an escape to picturesque Napa Valley, where you can visit over 400 wineries, each with a different taste and style.