Chic town’s choices include luxe resorts, boutique hotels, country inns, retro motel.
No need to wade through hundreds of wordy user reviews. Narrow your search with this handy cheat sheet describing the town’s top stops in a nutshell.
Plush Starwood property (pool shown above), Acacia House restaurant by celeb chef Chris Cosentino, prime Main Street shopping and dining a few blocks away. $$$$
Secluded 250-plus-acre resort with golfing, croquet, spa, and destination dining at The Restaurant at Meadowood. $$$$
Among St. Helena’s Best
Eight landscaped acres at vineyard’s edge, spacious rooms, excellent cuisine, mellow bar. $$$
Vineyard views, gracious service, full buffet breakfast. $$$
Boutique hotel, right downtown, snappy design. $$$
The inn’s three buildings sit right on Main Street within walking distance of shops, restaurants, and tasting rooms; Ambrose Bierce is said to have lived in the main house. $$
Retro mid-century delight, well-kept and a relative bargain, on the edge of downtown $$
This story first appeared online in 2017; it was fact-checked and updated in 2019.