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Bardessono

6526 Yount Street | Yountville, CA 94599 [See Map]
#2 in Best Napa Valley Hotels
Hotel Class 4.5-star Critic Rating Excellent Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 846 reviews
Property Type Boutique hotel with 62 rooms, 2 floors
Style Modern
Best For Couples, Solo travelers

U.S. News Review

Visitors are most impressed with the Bardessono's environmental stewardship, daring architecture and exceptional service. This LEED Platinum Certified hotel in Yountville, California, is dedicated to protecting the environment while providing a luxury experience for guests. Accommodations are heated and cooled using an underground geothermal system, while 940 rooftop solar panels keep the lights on. Visitors are certainly respectful of Bardessono's mission, but they're more vocal about the property's deluxe amenities, praising the guest rooms' huge bathrooms and modern technology. The on-site spa and pool are also popular features, and many visitors are quick to praise the personalized customer service. Don't miss eating at the traveler-recommended Lucy Restaurant & Bar, which serves up seasonal, locally sourced cuisine and an extensive list of wines.

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

“Although Bardessono bills itself as the 'greenest luxury hotel in America,' there's nothing spartan about its accommodations; arranged around four landscaped courtyards, the rooms have luxurious organic bedding, gas fireplaces, and huge bathrooms with walnut floors.”
Award: Fodor's Choice

Forbes

“Though it's set in Wine Country, Bardessono in Yountville is an urbane oasis of luxurious calm and serenity.”
Award: Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards 2014

Oyster.com

“Swank yet eco-friendly, this 62-room resort opened in 2009 with a mission of sustainability and luxury. ... The rooftop pool deck offers pretty mountain views, shaded sun beds, and a hot tub — though the pool itself is a tiny lap pool.”

Other Awards:
  • Concierge.com Editor's Pick
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2014
  • Lonely Planet Recommended
  • Travel + Leisure 500 World's Best Hotels 2015

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 846 guests have reviewed the Bardessono, giving it a rating of 5.0, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 5.0 (based on 846 reviews)

Guest Reviews: Read most recent guest reviews

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Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Dining
  • Pets Allowed
  • Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool

Location & Parking

Bardessono is located within the Napa Valley town of Yountville, known for its fine dining, including the three-starred Michelin restaurant, The French Laundry. The resort enjoys a serene setting, it's located downtown and it's ideal for guests who want to visit the area's wineries and vineyards. In fact, there are 10 wineries within walking distance.

  • Napa County Airport is 17 miles south; Oakland International Airport is 60 miles south; San Francisco International Airport is 67 miles south

  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach
  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping

Guest Rooms

Bardessono is a LEED Platinum Certified hotel, so expect eco-conscious design elements throughout the property. The guest room design is sleek and modern with dark wooden floors and contemporary furnishings. Each guest suite comes with outdoor space, a fireplace and a bathroom that is meant to double as a spa, with a massage table built in and a large soaking tub. Amenities include Egyptian cotton linens, flat-screen TVs, motion sensor shutters and an iPad control system to order in-house services.

Standard room size:

550 square feet
  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Dining

Lucy Restaurant & Bar stands on its own as a Forbes Four Star rated restaurant. Much of the produce is grown right on the property and there is a strong commitment to farm-to-table dining. The restaurant provides breakfast, lunch and dinner and is also a Wine Spectator award winner.

  • Garden tours available for guests
  • Garden parties include tours, seasonal specialty cocktail and multicourse meal

Number of restaurants:

1

Cuisine types:

American

Awards:

Forbes Star Rating
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

Bardessono features a small pool surrounded by lounge chairs and cabanas. The chic setting of the rooftop pool is ideal for relaxing after a day of exploring the vineyards.

  • Hours are sunup to sun down

Number of pools:

1

Pool types:

  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo

Pool amenities:

  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

Like the rest of the resort, the spa is committed to environmentally conscious design and practices. All-natural products and wine country-inspired treatments are among the offerings at this comprehensive spa.

  • In-room spa treatments and salon services available
  • Spa hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Guest room spa services offered between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

Children are welcome, though this resort is geared more toward adults

  • Cribs are available for a $50 nightly charge
  • Pack 'n Plays complimentary

  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

There is a small fitness center available to guests, with a handful of cardio machines and weight equipment.

  • Towels and water provided
  • Complimentary yoga classes offered

  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (free)
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

The 1,665 square feet of indoor space and 4,000 square feet of outdoor space allow Bardessono to accommodate corporate retreats and smaller events. The hotel has a divisible ballroom, meeting rooms and can host an event on the pool deck for 10 to 120 guests.

  • Business center services are available 24 hours per day

Number of meeting rooms:

5
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Dogs are permitted at Bardessono for a one-time $150 charge and provided with treats, a bed and a water bowl.

  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Golf

There is a course nearby.

  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddy service
  • Pro shop

Wedding

Bardessono specializes in intimate weddings. The outdoor spaces include the pool deck, cypress grove and magnolia grove, as well as the traditional ballroom setting that can hold between 10 and 200 guests.

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

200
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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Bardessono

6526 Yount Street | Yountville, CA 94599 [See Full Map]