Situated in the heart of the Carneros viticulture region, The Carneros Inn is central to both the Napa and Sonoma valleys. As a guest you are invited to experience one of our individual cottages offering a fireplace, flat screen television, and an airy and spacious bathroom with alfresco shower option. French doors lead to a private garden oasis, offering the perfect venue to relax and enjoy.
We are here to anticipate your needs. Whether your desire is to enjoy wine tasting at a local winery, bike through the undulating hills of the Carneros region, to kayak along the Napa River or just meander through our abundant gardens, our Catering Department is here to assist in pre-planning your program. And when you have finished discovering and want to relax, the Spa awaits you and your guests’ arrival. Offering pure and organic treatments inspired by the Carneros region, our providers will use their healing hands to introduce you to treatments drawn from the abundance of The Harvests, The Minerals, The Cellars and The Farms. The Culinary team offers a diverse menu selection. From a casual meal at the Boon Fly Café, fine dining at our Hilltop Restaurant or a catered affair overlooking the Carneros Region, we look forward to tantalizing your palate.
Located in the heart of the Carneros Region in the Napa Valley Wine Country
My boyfriend and I spent a week in Napa in january and loved our stay at the Carneros. It's a little off the beaten path and a lot of the...
My boyfriend and I spent a week in Napa in january and loved our stay at the Carneros. It's a little off the beaten path and a lot of the vineyards we went to were a little bit of a drive (30 mins) but we both agreed that it was worth the drive. Because we went in the off season, we practically had the place to ourselves. The cottage was adorable, and we loved the outdoor space--the tub was amazing. Some people complain that the cottages are small, which they are, but we loved the cozy feel. Our only complaint was that the fireplace was in a really weird location and made it slightly (only slightly) less enjoyable. We at at the Hilltop restaurant for lunch and were literally the only people in the entire place. We had breakfast at the Boon Fly one morning, and would have gladly eaten there more but it was closed for renovations. Instead we had breakfast at the market twice and ate off the property the rest of the week. We ate at Farm twice and really enjoyed the food. I would recommend the tasting menu with the premium wine pairing. It's a serious splurge, but we loved it. The staff was very helpful and we found the sommelier at Farm to be extremely knowledgable. « less
“Hilltop Restaurant View is the best part, everything else....”
May 16, 2013
DharmaHMC, Manila, Philippines | Trip type: Couples
For my husbands 35th birthday, i decided to treat him to a 3 night stay at the Carneros Inn since the photos looked lovely, open spaced and homey. I was...
For my husbands 35th birthday, i decided to treat him to a 3 night stay at the Carneros Inn since the photos looked lovely, open spaced and homey. I was hoping to have the experience of openess and space that you get when you look at the photos on the website and at least some personalized "we are important guests" treatment since this was such a special trip..but this was to no avail. They did not do anything special for us. I had booked and prepaid way in advance and i had requested a nice room facing the vineyard or at least a nice view. We were given a cottage between two cottages, no view and no upgrade because they were full. The room was terribly small we had a hard time fitting our luggage inside. We could even hear our neighbors voices. In all our stays in Napa we look forward to sitting together by the fireplace..in this case the fireplace only had one chair-- so we had to get the rocking chair on the porch and bring it into the room which even left little space to move. Our reservation said that we got complementary breakfast -- however we were informed we only got a $40 a day credit and if we spent more than that we would have to pay for it. (most of their meals are above $20 per head so of course we had to pay part of our breakfast) The Hilltop dining room which is what we thought we could have breakfast here or dinner everyday was actually only opened on wednesday so we could not even eat here for the first 2 days of our stay - and breakfast here was even more expensive than the Boon Fly Cafe even if it was the same menu. (i guess you pay more for the view) The bathroom fixtures need to be updated as our shower head was sort of clogged that water was not coming out straight and strong instead it was in all directions and both a mixture of hot and cold water --never steady hot. For a luxury property to have bathroom amenities that you get charged if you bring home for me makes it look like its penny pinching than giving the customer a luxurious stay. Also it took them a long time to clean the rooms, usually in five star hotels the rooms are cleaned before 12 noon with this one not so. The one good thing was the flapjacks at the Boon Fly was delicious. The location is also ideal if you will be swinging between napa and sonoma. All in all, we still prefer the other hotels we have stayed at in Napa..this one was pretty much a let down especially since we paid top dollar and it was a very special trip. « less
“Property great, service lacking”
May 4, 2013
Andalu, New York City, New York | Trip type: Family
We recently spent two nights at the Carneros Inn in a vineyard view cottage. Our experience was mixed.
Setting: The property is lovely, if somewhat overly "planned." I'm glad we...
We recently spent two nights at the Carneros Inn in a vineyard view cottage. Our experience was mixed.
Setting: The property is lovely, if somewhat overly "planned." I'm glad we selected (and paid for) a vineyard view which made the outdoor space very pleasant. The cottage itself was pretty - smallish bedroom with a huge bathroom and outdoor shower. We used the gym which was nice, the pool (too many leaves and bugs for my taste!) and ate at Boon Fly Cafe which was good. Room service was also good, reasonable prices, good food and service, and it was nice to dine privately on our patio.
However, I agree with other reviewers that the service is just not on par with other hotels at this price point. Office staff and management seem too casual and cavalier about making guests happy. Couple issues that came up - we arrived a few hours before official check in, and were told our room was currently being cleaned and would be ready momentarily - causing us to wait around, only to be told later they had no idea when it would be ready but would call us soon - which they didn't. The issue isn't that the room wasn't ready early, it was the miscommunication/lack of communication about it.
What stood out though was the following day, we left our cottage before 9 am and upon returning around 1 or 2 pm, the cottage had not been cleaned. Rather than apologize when we called to ask for service, instead we were told that "their policy" is to clean rooms until 5 pm. Really? That seems unacceptable at this pricepoint, and the response should have immediately been - we're so sorry, when can we do it that would be convenient...
These were not huge issues, and we had a really nice stay, but when rooms start at $500, we expect a higher level of service. (and would have been really disappointed if our cottage didn't have a view, so plan accordingly.) « less
“Country Bliss at Carneros Inn”
Apr 16, 2013
Jeff P, Laguna Niguel, California | Trip type: Couples
We were a little reluctant to book this property due to the location just east of Napa, and away from most of the wineries and restaurants in The Valley. The...
We were a little reluctant to book this property due to the location just east of Napa, and away from most of the wineries and restaurants in The Valley. The quiet pastural setting turned out to be a nice surprise. The property is large and peaceful. We stayed in a Cottage that was roomy, quiet, and well equipped for a relaxing stay. No, the outside shower is NOT overrated. It is cleverly connected to the indoor shower by a glass door. The water pressure was amazing from the overhead "rain" shower head. Our favorite feature was the heated stone floor in the very large bathroom. The patio was roomy, completely private, and equipped with chaise lounges; table and 4 chairs; and overhead heater. The Cottage had a homey fireplace, and comfortable bed. The pool and jacuzzi, on the hillside location, were beautiful and looked out over vineyards, pastures, mountains and hills. We took advantage of the complimentary bicycles on the property and took a nice ride through the hilly countryside dotted with many nearby well know wineries. We followed this with an excellent massage at The Spa. One of the best I have had anywhere. Breakfast poolside was pricey (but hey, this is Napa Valley and nothing is cheap) but very good, and the setting was gorgeous. Service overall was very good. As far as the location is concerned, we took 10 minute cab rides into Yountville for dinner. Local law enforcement is always on the lookout for impaired drivers, so cabbing it makes the location irrelevant. I highly recommend this property for a relaxing romantic getaway. Oh, the fact that it is a short drive to some of the best wine tasting and dining on earth doesn't hurt either. « less
“a little piece of paradise”
Apr 16, 2013
LifeisshortLiveit, Groton MA | Trip type: Couples
Just spent the most magical time at the Carneros Inn in Napa Valley. Our cottage was well appointed, clean, filled with light and wonderful touches (lavender salts by the tub,...
Just spent the most magical time at the Carneros Inn in Napa Valley. Our cottage was well appointed, clean, filled with light and wonderful touches (lavender salts by the tub, high end toiletries, delightful chocolates at turndown!) The bathroom was ample, and designed for utter luxury, including an outdoor shower--not to mention the privacy patio it is in. The inn grounds are spectacular, culminating in my little piece of paradise--at the top of the hill is a fabulous swimming pool and infinity hot tub (16 and older) with a magical vista of meadows filled with a variety of birds, vineyards and in the backdrop the hills...a sunrise scenario of utmost serenity! The staff was friendly and helpful and the food spectacular. Couldn't ask for more! « less
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This room opens to a patio. Complimentary wireless Internet access and wireless Internet access (surcharge) keep you connected, and the flat-screen TVs is offered for your entertainment. You can relax in front of the fireplace. An espresso maker is provided. The private bathroom has a deep soaking bathtub and separate shower with a handheld showerhead, as well as bathrobes and a hair dryer. A phone with free local calling is conveniently included. This room is Non-Smoking.
Premier Garden Cottage 1 King bed
One King Bed
This room opens to a patio. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and the flat-screen TVs and DVD player provide entertainment. You can relax in front of the fireplace. The deep soaking bathtub is a great place to wind down. This room is Non-Smoking.
Amenities - The Carneros Inn
Baggage storage facilities
Breakfast in room
Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
Credit card accepted: American Express
Credit card accepted: Discover
Electronic key card
Facilities for the disabled
Fitness and health center
Internet - ethernet
Movies in room
24 hours opened
Office or business center
Private bathroom in room
Private garden grounds
Radio in room
Self controlled heating/cooling system
Swimming pool - outdoor
Tea and coffee making facilities
Telephone in all rooms
Travellers cheques accepted
VCR or VCP
Sorry, pets are not allowed.
Airport & Shuttle Information - The Carneros Inn
Approx 50 miles from the Oakland International Airport, 60 miles from San Francisco International Airport, and 5 miles from the Napa Airport
Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
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