Auberge du Soleil, Auberge Resorts Collection

180 Rutherford Hill Rd. | Rutherford, CA 94574  [SEE MAP]Rutherford, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Rooms include private terrace and fireplace
Accommodation rates are high

Situated in the quiet town of Rutherford in Napa Valley, Auberge du Soleil beautifully showcases the area's stunning vistas. But there's more than scenery to boast about here. This Auberge property also offers a well-equipped fitness center and spa, and you can arrange additional off-site activities, such as hot air balloon rides and golf outings, through the concierge. Should you prefer to stick around the resort, you can lounge away the hours by the pool, tour the Aerena Sculpture Garden or enjoy some private meditation in La Pagode. Foodies adore the gourmet meals served at the Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil, which specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and expert wine pairings. For a more relaxed atmosphere, you can grab a bite to eat at the Bistro & Bar. At the end of the day, luxury-seekers love the spacious guest rooms, which boast private balconies or terraces, fireplaces, as well as contemporary artwork and bath oils and candles for the room's soaking tubs. But keep in mind that a stay at this bit of heaven on earthas it is often described by visitorsdoesn't come cheap.

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Location
Rutherford, CA
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 50 rooms
Style
Rustic
Best For
Couples, Solo travelers

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  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • EXCELLENTCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Fodor's

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Taking a cue from the olive-tree-studded landscape, this hotel with a renowned restaurant and spa cultivates a luxurious look that blends French and California style.

Fodor's Choice

Travel + Leisure

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The hotel’s eponymous restaurant—serving seasonal, regionally sourced dishes like orange glazed suckling pig with broccoli rabe, peanuts, and pickled mustard seed—still packs in the foodies, as it has for a quarter-century.

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2018

Forbes

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What started out as a Provence-style fine-dining restaurant in Northern California is now a full-fledged sanctuary for the senses.

Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards 2018

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 853 have reviewed the Auberge du Soleil, Auberge Resorts Collection, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 853 reviews 4.5 (based on 853 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The guest rooms at Auberge du Soleil are all suites, decorated with a warm French countryside spirit featuring wooden floors, fireplaces and French doors that open out onto private terraces. Each room has views of the surrounding vineyards and features cozy, high-end comforts including a wood-burning fireplace, a refrigerator stocked with regional wine and cheeses, and a bathroom with a deep soaking tub, skylight and its own 22-inch flat-screen TV.

    Standard room size520 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

    Location & Parking

    Auberge du Soleil is one of the original Napa Valley hideaways, functioning as the first fine dining restaurant established in Napa Valley, and then turning into a luxurious inn. It rests on 33 acres of olive groves in the town of Rutherford in northern Napa Valley. The property is situated near Lake Hennessey and puts guests within walking distance of a handful of wineries, making it a popular retreat for those looking for a little peace, relaxation and lots of wine.
    • Hotel is part of the Mercedes-Benz test-drive program and can lend the cars to guests for up to four hours
    • Oakland International Aiport is 69 miles south; San Francisco International Aiport is 80 miles south
    • 24-hour valet parking (free)
    • 24-hour self-parking (free)
    • Airport shuttle
    • Car service (free)

    Within walking distance of:

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

    Dining

    Auberge du Soleil began as a destination restaurant and eventually added an inn to accommodate overnight visitors who came to taste the blend of Mediterranean cuisine and California wine country cooking. The restaurant remains a standout for its menu of dishes made from local ingredients and its extensive wine list. The Bistro & Bar is the casual alternative and also features outdoor dining on the wraparound deck.
    • Room rate includes breakfast in the restaurant (not room service), exclusive of alcoholic beverages

    Number of restaurants2

    Cuisine TypesAmerican, French

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

    Pool

    The 24-hour pool and deck functions as an outdoor living room for resort guests. Styled with the sophistication of the French Riviera in mind, the pool area offers large chaises and daybeds for a relaxing atmosphere.
      • Family pool
      • Infinity pool
      • Whirlpool/hot tub
      • Adults-only pool
      • Lap pool
      • Wading pool
      • Lazy river
      • Seasonal
      • Indoor
      • Outdoor
      • Indoor/outdoor combo
      • Pool bar
      • Lifeguard on duty
      • Poolside service
      • Waterslide
      • Deck chairs or cabanas

      Spa

      Auberge du Soleil's spa is a 7,000-square-foot facility. From three temperate springs overlooking the property's surroundings to an open-air pagoda and custom made essential oils and products, this spa envelops guests in comfort and relaxation.
      • Spa hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
      • Private couples/group suite has a fireplace, private outdoor garden and a private hot spring
      • No salon services other than waxing

      Services offered:

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

      Fitness

      The hotel maintains a 24-hour fitness center that features cardio machines and weight-training equipment. There are also multiple nearby hiking and biking trails that the concierge can recommend to guests.
      • Complimentary yoga classes
      • The resort has one tennis court available for guest use
      • Personal training sessions available upon request
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
      • Bicycles
      • Tennis (free)
      • Guided runs
      • Paddle boats
      • Motor boats

      Business

      Auberge du Soleil is able to handle corporate retreats for a maximum of 50 guests. There are four rooms to choose from, as well as the unique La Pagode, an Asian-inspired indoor-outdoor facility suitable for 10 guests.
      • Catering and audiovisual support available
      • Business center is open 24 hours

      Number of meeting rooms5

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

      Wedding

      The hotel has indoor and outdoor spaces available, including the Terrace with views overlooking the surrounding vineyards and olive gardens for up to 120 guests. The Cedar and Vista rooms are available for more intimate gatherings and receptions, with the Cedar Room able to hold 40 seated guests, and the Vista room able to accommodate 120.
      • All event dining sourced from on-site restaurant

      Maximum wedding guest capacity120

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

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