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Calistoga Ranch, An Auberge Resort

580 Lommel Road | Calistoga, CA 94515 [See Map]
#1 in Best Napa Valley Hotels
Hotel Class 5.0-star Critic Rating Excellent Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 407 reviews
Property Type Boutique hotel with 50 rooms, 1 floors
Style Rustic, Opulent
Best For Couples

U.S. News Review

When you can simply borrow a Mercedes-Benz for an afternoon drive through wine country at no extra cost, you know you're experiencing the epitome of luxury. Here at Calistoga Ranch in northern Napa Valley, guests rejoice in sumptuous amenities that include the Mercedes-Benz Drive Program, a private lake, a private wine cave, outdoor showers adjacent to your room, ready-to-go picnic baskets and more. And when they need a little R&R, visitors head to Calistoga's spa for outdoor lakeside treatments, spring-fed pools or a Cabernet wine bath. If you'd rather drink wine than bathe in it, head to The Lakehouse where vino makes the perfect accompaniment to the restaurant's California cuisine. Luxury travelers say they relish the privacy and comfort offered in this Auberge resort's free-standing lodges, which feature fireplaces, private cedar decks and outdoor rain showers, not to mention floor-to-ceiling windows, original artwork and warm, wooden decor.

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

“Though the property feels casual and ranchlike, the accommodations are supremely luxurious, with large bathrooms, romantic outdoor showers, beds dressed with down bedding, and minibars stocked with free drinks and snacks.”
Award: Fodor's Choice

Frommer's

“One of the most luxurious retreats in the region, this resort set on an eastern mountainside on 157 pristine hidden-canyon acres is dotted with freestanding accommodations along hilly pathways that accommodate only foot and golf-cart traffic.”
Award: Frommer's Exceptional

Travel + Leisure

“Northern California has its share of upscale hotels, but this exclusive property — well situated among 157 acres of oak trees and burbling springs — is the epitome of luxury for West Coast nature lovers.”
Award: Travel + Leisure 500 World's Best Hotels 2015

Forbes

“Calistoga Ranch offers a quiet, sybaritic retreat after a day spent exploring local vineyards.”
Award: Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Awards 2014

Other Awards:
  • Concierge.com Editor's Pick
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2014

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 407 guests have reviewed the Calistoga Ranch, An Auberge Resort, giving it a rating of 5.0, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 5.0 (based on 407 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

Calistoga Ranch is set on 157 acres in northern Napa Valley. This resort is a true hideaway, with just 50 individual guest lodges with an indoor/outdoor design.

  • Nearby attractions include the Schramsberg Vineyards, Castello di Amorosa Winery and Frog's Leap Winery
  • About 35 miles north of Napa County Airport; 77 miles north of Oakland International Airport
  • The hotel provides complimentary use of Mercedes-Benz vehicles for touring the Napa countryside on a first-come, first-served basis

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

Within walking distance of:

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

Guest Rooms

The 50 individual lodges offer ultimate privacy for guests. The standard lodge is the deluxe lodge, with a design that features plentiful use of pine and polished woods, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the woods. The accommodations are spacious, equipped with a master bedroom, a bathroom with a double vanity and a private deck with an outdoor shower and fireplace.

  • Complimentary in-room Wi-Fi

Standard room size:

600 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

The Lakehouse is the resort's signature restaurant, while the pool has its own spot for drinks and snacks. The menu spotlights wine country-style cooking with an emphasis on farm-to-table products.

Number of restaurants:

1

Cuisine types:

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

Pool

The outdoor pool is a long, lap-style pool featuring views of the surrounding Napa landscape.

  • Open 24 hours per day
  • Cushioned lounge chairs and umbrellas surround the pool deck

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

The Auberge Spa is an integral part of the experience at Calistoga Ranch. Similar to the accommodations, the spa is tucked away and features treatment rooms with outdoor garden showers and deep-soaking tubs. The spa is inspired by the healing properties of the water and many of the therapies are water-based, including the water massage and purifying mud bath.

  • Spa hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Lakeside outdoor treatment tents can be arranged

Services offered:

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

Kids

Children are greeted with cookies and milk upon arrival to their lodge.

  • Concierge can arrange babysitting services

  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

In addition to a fitness center, the property maintains hiking trails and provides complimentary bicycles. The spa offers yoga, guided hikes, meditation and other weekly group wellness classes.

  • Personal training sessions available
  • Bocce ball courts on-site
  • Complimentary water, towels and snacks

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

Business

Calistoga Ranch's event spaces go beyond the traditional boardroom and include unusual offerings such as the 1,175-square-foot wine cave, the poolside patio and the Lommel Lawn, which gives guests views of the property's private canyon and lake. Calistoga Ranch can also organize tented events in the middle of a vineyard.

Number of meeting rooms:

7
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Calistoga Ranch is dog-friendly and accepts dogs of all sizes. There is a one-time fee of $125 per pet, per stay. Dogs are greeted with a doggy bowl, bed and treats. There is also a specialized dog menu, Happy Trails, available for room service.

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

Golf

The nine-hole Mount Saint Helena Golf Course is 5 miles west of the hotel.

  • Concierge can book tee times

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

Wedding

The property can accommodate wedding ceremonies, receptions and other events in the vineyard, out on the lakeside lawn or even indoors in the wine cave.

  • Packages and specials available for mid-week events

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

120
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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Calistoga Ranch, An Auberge Resort

580 Lommel Road | Calistoga, CA 94515 [See Full Map]