Yountville’s best hotels include luxury resorts, bed-and-breakfasts, boutique and larger accommodations.
No need to wade through hundreds of wordy user reviews. Narrow your search with this handy Yountville Lodgings Cheat Sheet describing the Napa Valley town’s top hotels in a nutshell. Prices at most lodgings fluctuate greatly depending on the season; book as far ahead as possible in summer and early fall and on weekends.
The ultimate eco-chic luxury experience, a 65-room spa resort with three villa suites for total privacy. $$$$
Nine-room bed-and-breakfast inn with French-country ambiance; six courtyard accommodations are the most popular option (there’s also a loft suite); if seeking a bargain, ask about main house’s unadvertised small room). $$–$$$
Poetry Inn Napa Valley
Beautifully appointed 5-suite hillside inn with knockout valley views delivers exclusive luxury experience; elaborate breakfasts, attentive service. $$$$
Suave style at largest (113 rooms) of two The Estate Yountville hotels. $$$–$$$$
Two-story stone-clad buildings, some along Hopper Creek, hold 80 spacious rooms of full-service resort (pool, bars, restaurant, spa) affiliated with Bardessono. $$$$
Napa Valley Lodge
Tuscan touches and full amenities uplift 55-room vineyard’s-edge motel-style lodging with courtyard surrounding ample pool. $$$–$$$$
One- and two-story brick The Estate Yountville structures contain 80 contemporary rooms with upbeat design. $$$–$$$$
Napa Valley’s oldest hotel is one of three buildings at Lavender’s 13-room sister inn; filling breakfast included, smallest rooms a great value. $$–$$$
Napa Valley Railway Inn
Seven rooms in retired railroad cars (one a caboose), plus one noncar suite; central location, well-kept rooms, low-profile service. $$–$$$
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Daniel Mangin is the author of Fodor’s Napa and Sonoma, the coauthor of The California Directory of Fine Wineries, and has written about the Wine Country for Napa Valley Life Magazine, Marin Magazine, and other media outlets.