Many visitors to California’s Napa
Valley come to enjoy the famed Napa
wineries, which produce some of the best wines in the world. Also, the Sonoma
Valley and the beautiful city of San
Francisco are an easy drive, making for a list of possible day
trips. Food is as celebrated as the wines are in the Napa Valley, and when
it comes to the Napa hotels, you can expect some pretty agreeable accommodations.
Budget-minded travelers will find a range of motels, and couples will appreciate
the many area bed and breakfasts. You can also find a bunch of luxury hotels
in Napa, and with so many tantalizing choices, you will find that planning a
Napa Valley getaway might be the next thing on your immediate agenda. June through
November is the high season in Napa, and as such the Napa hotels tend to raise
their rates and sell out fast. Also, rates for the hotels in Napa tend to be
above average, so even the discount Napa hotels can run pretty high.
If you are visiting California on a budget and want to fit a stay in Napa into the mix, then you might choose to go with the Chablis Inn. Though it is basically a motel, Napa motels can be more than you might expect, and this one certainly offers plenty of extras, like satellite TV, a hair dryer, a coffeemaker and a fridge. Some rooms also have whirlpool tubs, kitchenettes and dataports. There is a grocery store close by should you need some supplies, and other convenient stores and shops are found in the immediate area. Located at 3360 Solano Ave., the Chablis Inn is an easy find from the highway, and it’s staff is known to offer great suggestions for things like restaurants and area wine tours. Guests can enjoy the free hotel internet terminal, and the heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi during their stay at this good bet for discount hotels in Napa Valley, and its overall cleanliness goes a long way with keeping guests satisfied.
In the Napa Valley town of St.
Helena, the White Sulphur Springs Retreat and Spa is another nice selection
for discount Napa Valley hotels. If you are looking for a luxury spa experience
and formal grounds, then this place might not be for you. But, if you are looking
to get away in a nice natural environment, then it might just be perfect. A
massage at the White Sulphur Springs Spa is sure to help you rejuvenate body
and mind, and the acres of land offer a heated hot spring, redwood trees, wildlife,
and a scenic waterfall and creek. Guests can choose from rooms in the Carriage
House, which are the cheapest and have shared bathrooms, or select a room at
The Inn with a private bathroom. Those looking for the full experience here
will book a cozy cabin. Whichever accommodations you pick, a continental breakfast
is included in the rates. Free internet can be accessed in the hotel’s
hospitality room, and though the rooms here are quite spartan, they are colorfully
decorated and some have modest amenities, like a hair dryer, a fridge and air-conditioning.
It’s really all about enjoying the natural surroundings and taking advantage
of the relaxing spa treatments at the White Sulphur Springs Retreat and Spa.
For well-priced luxury hotels in Napa, you might interest yourself with the Cottage Grove Inn (pictured at top), which is found at 1711 Lincoln Avenue, in Calistoga. Luxury cottages make up the choices for accommodations at this retreat found on a nice, residential street. The quaint and charming atmosphere of the Cottage Grove Inn makes it ideal for romantic getaways, or for those seeking a bit of Napa relaxation. When you rent a cottage here, it’s very much like having your own Napa Valley home away from home. You can whittle away some time on the front porch, make a wood-burning fire, or steal a few choice moments in your 2-person Jacuzzi tub. Each cottage is outfitted with a king-size bed, and there are plenty of creature comforts to enjoy. Flat-screen tv’s, DVD players, plush robes and wireless internet are just some of the amenities, and it’s not hard to set the right mood with the in-room DMX music system. The center of Calistoga is a short walk away, and guests can feel free to enjoy a DVD or CD from the hotel’s collection. You won’t find a spa here, but Calistoga has plenty of great ones to choose from, and there are a bunch of wineries close by where you can enjoy tasting the local bounty.
As mentioned, there are a bunch of bed and breakfasts that figure among the hotels in Napa, and if you are looking for a well-priced option that has earned popular acclaim, then the Napa Inn is worth considering. The Napa Inn is found at 1137 Warren Street, just a stone’s throw from the center of town, and it was originally built in 1899, as a wedding gift. Two main buildings make up the Napa Inn, and it is relaxing place where you can drift away in Napa comfort. There are just over a dozen guest rooms and suites to choose from here, and each features a private bathroom and fireplace. Other amenities include air-conditioning, cable television, and wireless internet access. Most rooms also boast a whirlpool tub, so you may want to ask for one that does. Guests can enjoy a gourmet breakfast to start their day, and it can be had either outdoors on the patio, or inside the hotel’s dining room. For that extra touch, spa treatments can be enjoyed in your room, and there are special couples packages that might interest you. Also found in downtown Napa, the Hennessey House Napa B&B is priced in the same neighborhood as the Napa Inn, and is worth checking out as well.
For those looking to book a few nights at one of the luxury hotels in Napa, the Milliken Creek Inn and Spa is an elegant 5-star establishment that can appease even the most discerning traveler. The Milliken is found at 1815 Silverado Trail, and sits on three, lush acres above the Napa River. This boutique hotel offers sophistication, style and tranquility, and the accommodations are nothing short of spectacular. Guests can enjoy a gourmet breakfast wherever they please, and the sunset wine and cheese reception highlights some of the wines from the region. Having just 12 suites to choose from, you might want to book extra early if you wish to stay here, and once you arrive, you likely won’t want to leave. Each suite features bath products that you can enjoy while soaking in your hydrotherapy tub, as well as fine linens, a romantic and large canopy bed, and an elegant fireplace. You can also expect a marble-tiled shower, complimentary robes, and amazing views to accentuate your suite. The in-room amenities keep going, including wireless internet access and cable television. The Luxury Rooms offer a little more than the Deluxe Rooms, but all are exquisite nonetheless. Private pampering sessions are often on the agenda at the riverside Milliken Creek Spa, and the inn’s helpful staff is known to double as competent travel consultants, and can help you schedule the right tour or dining experience.