Wine Country Chic: The Best Luxury Napa Hotels for 2023

Photo courtesy  Archer Hotel Napa 

Napa County has a well-deserved reputation as one of California’s most sought-after luxury travel destinations. Wanna know why? Read Contributor Maureen Littlejohn’s list of the best luxury Napa hotels to find out…

Updated June 25, 2023 / Commissions may be earned from Riley’s affiliate partner links


Known for its world-class wine, food, and luxury resorts and hotels, the Napa Valley region abounds with rolling hills and a multitude of vineyards. Accommodations in these luxury Napa hotels range from adults-only to family-friendly.

Luxe amenities at some of these establishments include a geothermal spa pool, tennis courts, golf courses, and fine dining – with menus prepared by renowned chefs using locally sourced items. Many have well-appointed guest suites and villas for those seeking privacy and just about all have options for those looking for romantic ambience.

Specialized wine-tasting events and proximity to restaurants and shopping are other bonuses. Casual, upscale, and country chic aptly describe the vibe at these outstanding properties. Traveling with Rover? No problem – many are pet-friendly. Here are some of our favorite luxury Napa hotels and resorts.


The Best Luxury Napa Hotels


Four Seasons Resort & Residences Napa Valley
Four Seasons Resort & Residence Napa Valley bedroom living area Bodega 2 bedroom suite
The Bodega Suite at the Four Seasons Resort boasts plenty of room for families (Photo courtesy Four Seasons Resort & Residences Napa Valley)


The Four Seasons Resort & Residences Napa Valley is the epitome of luxury in one of the world’s finest wine regions. This plush 5-star hotel’s exquisite accommodations seamlessly blend sophistication and relaxation, providing a haven for discerning travelers interested in a luxury getaway.

The resort boasts opulent villas and estate homes, each embodying the refined ambiance of a private vineyard estate. Whatever your preference, you’ll enjoy sumptuous living spaces, private terraces, outdoor showers, and heated plunge pools, all while enjoying panoramic views of the sprawling vineyards and picturesque mountains.

As lovers of large accommodations, we really like the estate homes. These exquisite, spacious units feature services such as personal estate hosts, dedicated chefs, and private wine tastings, all of which elevate the experience, taking luxury to unprecedented heights.

Your luxury retreat experience includes options such as personalized wine tours. Curated by the resort’s in-house sommelier, you’ll journey through some of the best-known vineyards of Napa Valley. You can also partake in private cooking classes, learning to prepare gourmet meals using locally sourced, farm-to-table ingredients.

In need of some pampering? The exclusive Spa at Four Seasons Resort Napa Valley offers indulgent treatments inspired by the healing powers of the local flora and the time-honored wellness traditions of winemaking. Signature treatments, such as the Wine Barrel Bath or the Crushed Cabernet Scrub, integrate Napa Valley wines to provide an immersive and rejuvenating experience.

Riley Recommends: For the latest reviews, rates, and to make reservations, visit Four Seasons Resort & Residences Napa Valley


Archer Hotel Napa
Archer Luxury Napa Hotels bed and cushions
A recent addition to Napa’s luxury hotels, the Archer is an exquisite property (Photo courtesy Archer Hotel Napa) 


The Archer Hotel Napa is one of the downtown Napa hotels that will appeal to urban hipsters. A dream for foodies, it is a quick walk to Oxbow Public Market and the Napa Valley Wine Train. It is also close to top-of-the-line restaurants and in-town tasting rooms.

Sleek, luxe rooms come with flat-screen TVs, coffee makers, and minibars, as well as Wi-Fi. An upgrade adds a furnished balcony. Spacious, industrial chic suites have floor-to-ceiling windows, balconies, and some have fireplaces, four-poster beds, and wine fridges.

Amenities include the Charlie Palmer steakhouse, Sky & Vine rooftop bar with stunning valley views, and a fitness studio. The property is dog friendly, as long as your fur baby is under 50 lbs.

Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: For more details, visit the Archer Hotel Napa.


Auberge du Soleil
Auberge du Soleil pools and loungers at one of the best luxury Napa hotels
It’s adults-only relaxation at the sumptuous Auberge du Soleil (Photo courtesy Auberge du Soleil)  


Looking for luxury hotels in Napa, California that are adults-only? You’ve found it at Auberge du Soleil. Inspired by the cuisine and sensibilities of southern France, this sunny hotel has panoramic views of the valley and is about five miles from downtown St. Helena.

The polished, high-country-style rooms come with terraces, fireplaces, and soaking tubs. All feature flat-screen TVs, sophisticated sound systems, Wi-Fi, and in-room complimentary snacks and beverages.

Suites have a separate living room and an oversized terrace, and some offer an outdoor soaking tub and rain shower. There are also two villas.
The Restaurant is a legacy Michelin star gem that draws fine-dining aficionados, and there is also the Bistro and Bar for more casual dining. Other amenities include a spa, an outdoor pool, and a gym. Breakfast is complimentary.

Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: For more details, visit Auberge du Soleil.

Hotel Yountville
Hotel Yountville four poster king bed
Four poster beds and bright rooms with natural lighting are the norm at Hotel Yountville (Hotel Yountville)


If top-end restaurants are on your list, the Hotel Yountville spa resort fits the bill. Located on the south end of Yountville’s Washington Street restaurant row, the property is just 10 miles from Napa. The Silverado Trail with its many vineyards is also nearby.

Light-infused, all-suite accommodations have four poster beds, fieldstone fireplaces, oversize sunken tubs, minibars, coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi. Some have patios and you can order room service to eat al fresco.

The resort restaurant prides itself on using locally sourced ingredients. There’s also a bar, pool, and spa. On-site activities include wine tastings, plus there are bicycles and iPads available. Meeting space can also be booked.

Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: For more details, visit the Hotel Yountville.


Silverado Resort & Spa
Silverado Resort and Spa king room at one of the best luxury napa hotels
Rooms and suites at Silverado are clean and sophisticated (Photo courtesy Silverado Resort & Spa)


Are you a golf or tennis lover? The Silverado Resort and Spa is one of the upscale Napa resorts that will appeal to your heart. Situated on lovely grounds behind majestic white entrance columns, the resort is close to the William Hill Estate Winery and a quick drive to the Napa Valley Opera House.

Accommodations are tucked in neighborhoods called the Mansion Estates and Cottage Drive. More private are The Grove, a favorite for golfers, and Oak Creek East, close to golf, pool, and tennis facilities. Rooms and suites have clean, sophisticated décor – some with balconies, kitchens, separate living areas, and fireplaces.

There are two championship golf courses at this top luxury Napa hotel, as well as tennis courts, a spa, an outdoor pool, and a gym. Appetites can be sated at The Grill restaurant, Forno Pizza, or Market & Bakery.

Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: For details, visit Silverado Resort and Spa.

Hotel Indigo Napa Valley, an IHG Hotel
Hotel Indigo Napa Valley, an IHG Hotel bedroom with cork mural
Contemporary decor in the plush rooms at Hotel Indigo (Photo courtesy Hotel Indigo Napa Valley)


Outdoorsy types and foodies will appreciate the location of the Hotel Indigo Napa Valley. This top luxury Napa hotel is close to biking and hiking in Alston Park, Trefethen Family Vineyards, and dozens of other wineries.

Rooms are contemporary with Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and minifridges, as well as tea and coffeemakers. If you need to stretch out or accommodate children, suites have living areas with pull-out sofas. Some have wet bars and striking wine-themed décor.

Amenities include a bar, an outdoor pool with a hot tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. The hotel is pet-friendly, and parking is free. Nearby restaurants pride themselves on localized menus, and at Oxbow Public Market you can get everything from cheese to oysters.

Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: Visit Hotel Indigo Napa Valley for more details.


Hotel Villagio at The Estate Yountville
Hotel Villagio at The Estate Yountville at one of the best luxury napa hotels
Hotel Villagio is set on one of the best wineries in Napa Valley (Photo courtesy Hotel Villagio at The Estate Yountville)


The 22-acre Hotel Villagio is one of three premiere accommodations offered at The Estate in Yountville. The 22-acre property features lush, landscaped grounds, shops, and restaurants, as well as the Vintage House (see below) and a private villa.

At Hotel Villagio, sleek rooms and suites have white walls and woodsy décor with shuttered windows, private balconies or patios, wood-burning fireplaces, generous seating areas, and sunken tubs. Rooms come with 42-inch flat-screen TVs, minifridges, coffeemakers, and free Wi-Fi.

Breakfast is a sumptuous, complimentary buffet with many locally-sourced items. There’s a heated pool and a fitness room, plus a spa with an outdoor relaxation area and fireplace.

Dining options include Perry Lang’s BBQ cuisine, Bottega (Italian/Napa Valley), Coqueta (Spanish), and ottimo (mercato). Bicycles are complimentary and there are on-site electric vehicle charging stations.

Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: Visit Hotel Villagio at The Estate for more information.


Vintage House at The Estate Yountville
Vintage House at The Estate Yountville
Vintage House is undoubtedly one of the most romantic luxury getaways in Napa (Photo courtesy Vintage House at The Estate Yountville)


This romantic retreat is one of three hotels located on the 22-acre property known as The Estate. Just under 10 miles from Napa, The Estate is a self-contained haven of luxury and repose.

Vintage House has five guest rooms, one loft suite, and a small bungalow that sleeps two. Rooms offer free Wi-Fi, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, coffeemaking machines, wood-burning fireplaces, and private patios. Some have wooden, vaulted ceilings.

A heated outdoor pool, an exercise room, and a spa are available to guests. Breakfast buffet, valet, and valet parking are complimentary. Local, curated activities can be arranged by the concierge.

Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: Visit Vintage House at The Estate Yountville for more details


Vino Bello Resort
Vino Bello Resort luxury napa hotels bedroom
A variety of accommodation sizes are on offer at Vino Bello (Photo courtesy Vino Bello Resort)


Family-friendly, the Vino Bello Resort is a condominium-style hotel that is handy for Trinitas Cellars and Rocca Family Vineyards. Wine lovers can easily drive to the Napa Valley Wine Train, about five miles away. For luxury shopping and first-class dining, downtown Napa is a short drive away.

Accommodations include studios and one and two-bedroom suites with kitchens or kitchenettes, washer/dryers, whirlpool tubs, and private patios or balconies. All have free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. If you opt for a one-bedroom suite, you’ll also get a fireplace.

There is a heated outdoor pool, a children’s splash playground, and a gym. Parking is complimentary, as is morning coffee in the lobby. Banquet rooms can be booked for special occasions.

Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: For more information, visit Vino Bello Resort.


Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
The luxurious legacy suites at the Fairmont Sonoma are perfect for relaxing (Photo courtesy Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa)


Golfers and shoppers will appreciate the location of the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, one of the top luxury hotels in Napa. This elegant Mission-style resort is close to Sonoma Golf Club and Sonoma Plaza.

Some rooms have a fireplace or balcony, but all come with flat-screen TVs, minifridges, and Wi-Fi. Suites have sitting areas, coffee machines, and balconies or patios, and some have 4-poster beds and whirlpool tubs. Three Legacy suites have unique Sonoma décor, two with a Jacuzzi tub and fireplace.

Dining options include an elegant restaurant, a bistro, and a wine bar. Soak in the geothermal mineral bath at the spa after a treatment or take a dip in the seasonal outdoor pool. Classes and guided hikes are available for guests at the fitness center.

Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: For more information, visit Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa.




Contributor Maureen Littlejohn is a Toronto-based travel writer and editor whose curiosity about food, culture, and creativity has fueled adventures in four corners of the world.

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