Hipmunk Hotels: The Top Independent Stays in Napa

Situated perfectly in the heart of the Napa Valley wine region, Napa is renowned for its riverfront promenade with restaurants, bars, and shops, and its classic architecture, which dates back to the late 1800s. Pretty, picturesque, and with lots for visitors to see and do, Napa is a great place to stay for people of all ages and interests.

Top 5 Boutique Hotels in Napa, California

Vino Bello Resort

If a comfortable home away from home is exactly what you’re looking for, then you’ll certainly be happy to stay at this boutique hotel. The Vino Bello features rooms with a fireplace, a refrigerator and/or kitchenette, an amazing view of the vineyard, and room service. Take advantage of the hotel’s amenities, such as the on-site spa, jam-packed fitness center, and two heated pools. If you’re visiting Napa because you’re a self-confessed wine lover, then the Vino Bello Resort is an ideal choice.

Top 5 Boutique Hotels in Napa, California: Vino Bello Resort
Vino Bello Resort: Photo on Flickr by ShellVacationsHospitality / CC BY-NC 2.0

Wine Valley Lodge

This boutique hotel is perfect for guests travelling on a budget, yet still provides all the amenities that a more expensive hotel would. Each room at the Wine Valley Lodge has either two queen-size beds or one king-size bed, as well as high-speed Internet, refrigerator and microwave, and a television with satellite channels. Make the most of the outdoor pool, the barbecue area, and a complimentary continental breakfast. This hotel is situated just a few short minutes away from some amazing restaurants and wineries, a perfect spot for wine lovers.

Top 5 Boutique Hotels in Napa, California: Napa Valley Vineyards
Napa Valley Vineyards: Photo Dewang Mistry / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Napa River Inn

If you’re looking for a historic and scenic getaway, you won’t go wrong with the Napa River Inn. With rooms that range from standard rooms to deluxe suites, guests can enjoy a fireplace, stunning views, and complimentary WiFi in whichever room they decide to stay in. Guests can also enjoy access to the hotel’s fitness center, tennis courts, and spa, and relax with a cocktail in the bar and lounge. This boutique hotel is situated near the Historic Napa Mill, wine-tasting activities, and plenty of shopping options.

Top 5 Boutique Hotels in Napa, California: Napa River Inn
Napa River Inn: Photo on Flickr by Katy / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

River Terrace Inn

The River Terrace Inn is simply ideal for visitors looking for rooms with modern decor and furnishings. Both types of availables rooms, Riverside and Villageside, include Napa dream beds and a balcony with a whirlpool. This boutique hotel offers all sorts of amenities to help guests relax, including a wine hour each evening, an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and an on-site walking and running path. There are plenty of wineries nearby, such as Clos Du Val and Domaine Carneros.

Top 5 Boutique Hotels in Napa, California: River Terrace Inn
River Terrace Inn: Photo on Flickr by Eugene Kim / CC BY 2.0

Silverado Resort and Spa

This stunning boutique hotel allows guests to choose from four areas of the property: the Mansion Estates, the Oak Creek East, the Cottages, or the Grove. Each area is unique, but all rooms offer modern decor and comfortable beds. Some even provide guests with a fireplace and kitchenette or fully outfitted kitchen. The Silverado Resort in Napa Valley has ten outdoor pools, a full-service health spa, three restaurants, and two golf courses. Plus, take advantage of the free parking and complimentary WiFi.

Top 5 Boutique Hotels in Napa, California: Silverado Resort
Silverado Resort: Photo on Flickr by Frank Hamm / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

About Lauren Davidson

Since 2013, Lauren has been writing for various travel and lifestyle websites. Her first piece of writing was a travel guide on the Algarve region of Portugal, where she lived for over a year. Currently residing in Sheffield, England, she is studying Journalism and has a blog at www.natteringblonde.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @Lozikinz.

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