Last Updated on May 1, 2024 by Katrina

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With its emphasis on Cabernet Sauvignon and world-class dining, California’s Napa Valley is a stellar wine lover’s getaway. Of course, many hotels in Napa Valley offer their own tasting rooms and wine experiences. Others give you easy access to area wineries and the charming towns of Napa, Calistoga, St. Helena, and Rutherford. Here are five of the best hotels in Napa Valley.

Archer Hotel Napa (1230 1st St.; 707-690-9800) Napa

This boutique hotel in downtown Napa is close to the town’s biggest draws, such as Oxbow Public Market and the Napa Valley Wine Train. In addition, you’re “right in the center of the action,” says Travel+Leisure.For unbeatable views, head to the hotel’s Sky & Vine Rooftop Bar, which happens to be the only open-air bar in town.” One Tripadvisor reviewer loves the “great breakfast at Charlie Palmer steakhouse downstairs.” Better yet, the rooms are “ample, super cozy. I love that they have water filling stations for your water bottle and none of the tiny plastic toiletry bottles that end up in the landfill.”     >> Book this hotel for less

Andaz Napa (1450 1st St.; 707-687-1234) Napa

Condé Nast Traveler commends this 141-room branch of the Hyatt family for being “an affordable hotel in downtown Napa, opening up the valley to more travelers.” The magazine also appreciates the wine country aesthetics—“an earthy color palette that reflects the vineyards: deep reds, greens, and rich browns.” One Google reviewer likes the iPad-style, “free flow check-in,” and that their room was nicely appointed with “high ceilings and a nice deep soaker tub. Easy walking to so many great restaurants, and an easy drive up to the myriad of wineries in the area.”     >> Book this hotel for less

Meritage Resort And Spa (875 Bordeaux Way; 866-370-6272) Napa

This 322-room hotel offers a full resort experience with lots of amenities, says Forbes Travel Guide. “It will keep you busy with a tour of its own vineyards, hot-air balloon rides, a luxurious lounge/bowling alley, a tasting room, and much more.” One Google reviewer says it has a “good location which was central to a lot of things. Adequate parking at the hotel. We paid for a winery view but got a courtyard view, which wasn’t the end of the world. The hotel grounds are beautiful and nice to walk around. The free bottle of red wine waiting in your room after a long flight was great. ”     >> Book this hotel for less

Solage Calistoga (755 Silverado Trail N.; 707-266-7534) Calistoga

“Hip, modern, and family-friendly,” is how Travel +Leisure describes this 89-room hotel in Calistoga, known for its hot springs as well as its wine. “Solage has a laid-back ease …Visitors with kids in tow can book a wood cottage with a private patio, and take advantage of the children’s pool, as well as complimentary bicycles for cruising downtown.” A Tripadvisor user calls it a “perfect escape, with the best spa in North America, amazing food, perfectly designed rooms, and surrounded by wineries, outdoor experiences, Michelin restaurants and shopping.”     >> Book this hotel for less

Meadowood Napa Valley (900 Meadowood Lane; 707-967-1240) St. Helena

This 36-room resort on 250 acres is a foodie’s dream come true, thanks to its wine center at Meadowood Estate and the famed Restaurant at Meadowood. Architectural Digest says the “villagelike, Relais & Chateaux property features luxury lodging, golf, tennis, and croquet, and a three-Michelin-star restaurant.” A Tripadvisor user raves about the woodsy hotel’s “tranquil & beautiful setting. Not your cookie-cutter hotel room. Friendly staff with turn-down service which is a nice touch. A must-stay resort if you’re in the Napa Valley.”    >> Book this hotel for less