Calistoga Lodgings Cheat Sheet

Best Calistoga hotels in a nutshell, plus luxury resorts, boutique inns, B&Bs, and motels.

No need to wade through hundreds of wordy user reviews. Narrow your search with this handy cheat sheet describing Calistoga’s top stops.

Embrace Calistoga’s wraparound porch is the inn’s social center, “Calistoga Lodgings Cheat Sheet.”

Truly Special

Embrace Calistoga
Five-room inn with tasteful but not fussy decor known for fun wine-and-cheese get-togethers and four-course breakfasts, both on the wraparound porch in good weather. $$$

The Francis House
Restored 1886 Second Empire–style stone mansion (lead photo), for several decades a hospital, now a five-room luxury inn with classy decor and service, elaborate breakfasts. $$$$

Barn chic is the aesthetic at the Solage resort.

Chi-chi but low-key resort with fine dining (Solbar) and poolside Mexican (Picobar) restaurants, a dramatic spa, and three pools. $$$$

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley
Luxury lodgings, high-style spa, haute (Auro) and casual (Truss) cuisine, on-site Elusa Winery by renowned Thomas Rivers Brown. $$$$  

Lobby mural, Four Seasons Napa Valley.

Among Calistoga’s Best

Brannan Cottage Inn
Four of this historic inn’s six rooms occupy one of the few remaining cottages from Sam Brannan’s original 19th-century resort. $$$

Fully equipped kitchens make The Bungalows at Calistoga a good choice for families or groups.

The Bungalows at Calistoga
Three bungalows with fully equipped kitchens with top appliances, a 10-minute walk from downtown. $$$

Chateau de Vie
Elegant five-room charmer surrounded by gardens and vineyards. $$$

Entrance to Indian Springs Calistoga’s spa.

Indian Springs Calistoga
One of Calistoga’s oldest spa properties, with palm-lined grounds and an Olympic-sized mineral-water pool. $$$

Worth Considering

Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs
Smart makeover transformed downtown favorite for old-school mud baths into retro-casual motel resort with House of Better restaurant serving healthful comfort cuisine. $$$

Dr. Wilkinson’s retro touches add to its charm.

Mount View Hotel & Spa
Landmark century-old building downtown houses a spa, a restaurant, and 31 rooms and suites. $$$


Best Western Plus Stevenson Manor
The chain’s Calistoga property has boutique style in the lobby, a good pool, and the rate includes breakfast. $$

JdV by Hyatt began managing the Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa in 2023.

Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa
Peppy retro roadside motel with two pools, the Fleetwood Calistoga restaurant, and a spa; ask for room away from Lincoln Avenue. $$–$$$

Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort
Motel-style property with mud-bath spa. $$

The UpValley Inn’s decor is simple but pleasing.

UpValley Inn & Hot Springs
Former Comfort Inn’s makeover lends it Wine Country style, and with a pool and a hot tub fed by on-site geothermal waters (not to mention the steam room and sauna), guests can “take the cure” without breaking the bank. $$


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This story first appeared online in 2018; it was fact-checked and updated in 2023.

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