1 . Candlelight Inn

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 257 - 3717

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Topping our list is the Candlelight Inn, a luxurious Napa Valley bed and breakfast housed in a 1929 English Tudor. This romantic inn is set amidst towering redwoods and California’s famed Wine Country.

Whitewashed plaster and blackened oak timbers combine with natural sunlight create an extraordinary romantic ambiance. The Candlelight Inn’s rooms feature private decks or balconies, two-person Jacuzzi tubs and romantic fireplaces. Enjoy a delicious three-course breakfast in the breakfast room, reminiscent of a charming European café. Relax at the secluded pool and patio. And discover the wonders of Napa Valley. Venture on a two-hour Napa River cruise. Explore the scenic trails of the valley on horseback. Play 18 championship holes of golf at the Napa Golf Course. Indulge in a mud bath. Shop at downtown Napa’s galleries, boutiques and outlets. And savor Napa’s regional wines. The Candlelight Inn recommends their favorite wineries where you can sample award-winning wines and enjoy a picnic in the vineyards. At night, unwind with a glass of wine in front of your private fireplace. Earning its title of Best Bed & Breakfast in Napa, the Candlelight Inn sets the scene for romance and invites you to experience the best of Napa.

Address

1045 Easum Drive, Napa, CA 94558

Highlights

Visit the Petrified Forest! For over 3 million years, majestic petrified redwoods have been welcoming you to beautiful California Wine Country.

Fun facts

Icon Robert Mondavi established his own winery in 1965 making it the first large-scale winery to be established in Napa Valley since prohibition.

2 . Hawthorn Inn & Suites

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (707) 226 - 1878

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The Hawthorn Inn and Suites is a romantic boutique hotel in scenic Napa. Conveniently located near Napa Valley’s wonders and attractions, the hotel is an idyllic playground for romantic retreats.

Each of the tastefully decorated guest rooms and suites feature all the amenities of a boutique hotel. Inviting décor and romantic Jacuzzi tubs make your stay all the more comfortable. And with its central Napa Valley location, the Hawthorn Inn and Suites will help you plan a truly romantic vacation. Whether you like thrill seeking adventures or low-key activities, you’ll find it in Napa. The Napa River runs 55 miles through Napa Valley and is perfect for fishing, swimming and boat cruises. Old Faithful geyser is one of the geysers with the ‘Old Faithful’ distinction and one of the most popular attractions in the area. Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, named for the famous author, is home to some of the most scenic hiking and biking trails in Napa and is also where the author spent his own honeymoon. And of course, Napa is home to over 400 wineries where you can sample some of the world’s best wines. You’ll discover romance and adventure at the Hawthorn Inn and Suites.

Address

314 Soscol Avenue, Napa, CA 94559

Fun facts

Napa Valley was voted The World’s Best Wine & Food Destination by TripAdvisor’s 2010 Traveler’s Choice Awards.

Highlights

Visit Old Faithful geyser, one of three geysers with this designation. The 60-foot spout of steaming water erupts every half hour.

3 . Bel Abri - A French Country Inn

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (877) 561 - 6000

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Bel Abri, French for ‘beautiful shelter’, is located in the heart of Napa. Offering French flair and charm, this bed and breakfast inn features all the amenities of a boutique hotel.

Feel like royalty at Bel Abri. Spacious and cozy guest rooms feature French-style hand crafted furniture, fireplaces and deep soaking tubs. Enjoy breakfast in your room as you lounge in the inn’s fluffy robes. Each guest room is as comfortable and beautiful as a warm spring morning in the French Riviera. Hospitality is the inn’s main goal. For a memorable and romantic vacation, let Bel Abri’s concierge plan your trip for you. Discover a different aspect of Napa Valley from the air as you ride in a hot air balloon. Visit boutique wineries or world-renowned wineries such as Robert Mondavi. Ride the Wine Train to visit wineries as you feast on a full meal. Bask in a couples massage and other spa treatments. Dine at some of the world’s most famous restaurants in Napa; or, sample local cuisine at sidewalk cafés and delicatessens. Napa Valley is one of the most romantic areas in the world, and Bel Abri is one of the most intimate and romantic inns in Napa.

Address

837 California Boulevard, Napa, CA 94559

Fun facts

André Tchelistcheff is credited with introducing modern winemaking to Napa Valley bringing techniques such as cold fermentation, aging wine and vineyard frost protection.

Highlights

Climb aboard the wine train where you’ll sample delicious wines and enjoy a full-course dinner – all while journeying through Wine Country in a caboose.

4 . Cedar Gables Inn

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 309 - 7969

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Enchantment, history and romance await you at the Cedar Gables Inn. This treasured Napa Valley bed and breakfast inn whisks you away to Renaissance England.

History has long encompassed the Cedar Gables Inn. At the turn of the century, the inn was best known for its elaborate parties and social gatherings. During the Second World War, the inn became a boarding house for military nurses. Later the inn became a single family home and women’s spa before eventually being transformed into the Cedar Gables Inn. Guest rooms feature an Old English theme with elegant furnishings, Jacuzzi tubs and plush bedding. The inn offers the Ultimate Napa Valley Culinary Experience – hands-on cooking classes with professional chefs. Feast on your own creations with expertly paired Napa wines. Get out and explore the best part about Napa - wineries. Ride in a 1947 Packard Convertible Limousine to visit some of the most famous wineries around. Or, head out on a bicycle tour and enjoy a picnic for two in a vineyard. There’s nothing more romantic than being together. Take in the history and excitement of the Cedar Gables Inn. This elegant and cherished inn is perfect for romantic escapes.

Address

486 Coombs Street, Napa, CA 94559

Fun facts

In 1861 Charles King established Napa Valley’s first commercial winery, St. Helena.

Highlights

Cedar Gables offers the ultimate Napa Valley experience – hands-on cooking classes with professional Napa chefs!

5 . River Terrace Inn

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 627 - 2386

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Escape to rolling hills, seas of wildflowers and endless vineyards at the River Terrace Inn in Napa Valley. With its pristine riverfront setting, the inn blends modern elegance with casual charm making your romantic getaway enchanting.

A quiet sanctuary along the Oxbow Park Preserve, the boutique River Terrace Inn offers luxurious and charming accommodations accented by rich fabrics and rugs. Combining California charm with modern elegance, each room features private balconies with breathtaking views of the Napa River. The inn offers a wealth of amenities including a heated pool overlooking the Napa River, spa treatments, an Art Gallery showcasing local artists and so much more! Enhanced by views of the river, dine by candlelight at the Terrace Café and enjoy a bottle of Napa Valley wine. Cuvee, a fine dining venue, offers delectable local cuisine. The wine bar allows you to sample various wines from all over Napa and Sonoma Valleys. If you’re looking for more, hop on board the wine train and travel through California’s Wine Country as you enjoy delicious wines and a meal. And downtown Napa is mere steps away! In the heart of Wine Country, you’ll rediscover romance at the River Terrace Inn.

Address

1600 Soscol Avenue, Napa, CA 94559

Fun facts

About 4.5 million people visit Napa Valley every year making it one of the most popular tourist destinations in California.

Highlights

Cruise the Napa River to gain a different perspective of the Valley.

6 . Vintage Inn - Napa Valley

Yountville, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 939 - 6928

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Hailed as an ‘inn that’s more like a French chateau’, the Vintage Inn–Napa Valley offers one of the most romantic weekends you’ll ever experience. Set in the town of Yountville, the inn is a wonderfully private escape for couples.

Eighty spacious guest rooms arranged in two-story building clusters await you at the Vintage Inn. Take in the vaulted ceilings, private fireplaces and private balcony overlooking the vineyards. Wake up to breakfast in bed as you wrap up in French fabrics and down comforters. Rent bicycles at the inn and enjoy a picnic for two at a local winery. Play a round of tennis or take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool. Or, visit the inn’s sister property and melt at the Spa at Villagio. Walk into Yountville and sample the delightful fare at cafés and fine dining establishments. And of course, visit the region’s many wineries for a chance to taste award-winning cabernets and merlots. Planning your dream wedding? The wedding facilities at the Vintage Inn surround you in distinctively beautiful gardens and fountains to make your day magical. Escape to the Vintage Inn-Napa Valley, where getaways in Yountville feel like European fairy tales.

Address

6541 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599

Population

Yountville’s population is 2,916.

Fun facts

Yountville is named after the early pioneer, George Calvert Yount.

7 . Chablis Inn Napa Valley

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 443 - 3490

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Serving as a gateway to Napa Valley, the Chablis Inn is a charming and hospitable retreat. The inn is an idyllic home base for your Napa Valley romantic adventure.

The intimate Chablis Inn features 34 rooms that provide an affordable Napa Valley vacation. Each cozy and spacious guest room offer plush bedding and modern amenities. The inn also welcomes the whole family – including dogs! The inn’s secluded courtyard offers an outdoor pool and hot tub. And the inn is a perfect Napa Valley home base. Napa Valley is home to some of the most unique experiences including outdoor mud baths, hot air balloon rides and horseback riding through the vineyards. There are over 400 wineries in the valley ranging from centuries-old to modern. While you most likely won’t get to all of them, the Chablis Inn’s concierge can help you find the best wineries to visit. Delight in Napa’s cuisine! Choose from local delicatessens or cafes to world-renowned restaurants, all minutes from the Chablis Inn! Looking for some alone time? Take a bicycle ride and explore the Valley from a whole different perspective. The Chablis Inn is your choice for an affordable and delightfully romantic Napa Valley retreat.

Address

3360 Solano Avenue, Napa, CA 94558

Fun facts

Napa Valley is one of nine Great Wine Capitals on earth.

Highlights

Enjoy Napa Valley on bike! You’ll visit must-see attractions – best hotels, restaurants, wineries and more!

8 . The Carneros Inn

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (866) 980 - 9645

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Relax in the Carneros wine region at the Carneros Inn, a luxurious Napa retreat. This intimate inn features rustic charm on 27 acres of grape vines, farmland and apple orchards.

Located between the Napa and Sonoma Valleys, the Carneros Inn features a design influenced by its surroundings – barns, silos and rancher’s cottages. Combined with upscale amenities, the inn is a home away from home. The inn’s suites and cottages are set amidst landscaped courtyards for complete privacy. Each feature private fireplaces and spacious bathrooms with indoor and outdoor alfresco showers. French doors of each cottage lead out to private patios. Enjoy the finest local, organic and sustainable foods at each of the on-site dining venues. Seek out the tranquil Spa for treatments that reflect the natural setting. Relax at the infinity pool. The inn also offers complimentary bicycles for your own private biking tour of the valley. If you’re planning your dream wedding, the Carneros offers several fairytale-esque venues for your perfect day. And don’t forget about Napa Valley’s superior activities – wineries, hot air balloon rides, shopping and more – that round out your trip! The Carneros Inn is everything you dreamed of – private, romantic and a perfect Napa Valley retreat.

Address

4048 Sonoma Highway, Napa, CA 94559

Fun facts

The actor Robert Redford resides in Napa.

Highlights

Take a hot air balloon ride over Napa Valley. You’ll have the best view!

9 . 1801 First Luxury Inn

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 518 - 0146

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Immerse yourself in casual elegance at the 1801 First Luxury Inn, an award-winning intimate inn in California’s Wine Country. Classically designed in 1903, the inn has been transformed into an inviting chic destination for romantic retreats.

1801 First Luxury Inn is located in Napa, the gateway to the world-famous Wine Country. The inn’s refinement echoes in its accommodations. Choose from luxury suites, vacation cottage rentals and the Carriage House. Each stylish and luxuriously appointed room features plush bedding, private baths with oversized tubs and private fireplaces. And the luxury doesn’t stop at the guest rooms. Start your morning with a gourmet breakfast prepared by a private chef. Indulge in holistic and nourishing spa treatments. Enjoy an incredible evening of local wines and delicious appetizers. And let the concierge plan an unforgettable vacation for you! Pack a picnic for two and enjoy spectacular views and wines. Soar above Napa Valley in a hot air balloon ride. Or, visit one of Napa’s prized wineries. And at night, cuddle up in front of your private fireplace for a romantic evening alone. Stay and play at this intimate and luxurious inn, an ideal destination for romance in California’s Wine Country.

Address

1801 1st Street, Napa, CA 94559

Fun facts

Napa was incorporated as a city in 1872.

Highlights

Napa Valley is famous for its award-winning selection of wines! And with over 400 wineries in the area, Napa offers wine tours where you can spend your day sampling the best wines in the world!

10 . Beazley House

Napa, California

CALL DIRECT: +1 (800) 559 - 1649

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Located in historic Napa, the Beazley House is set in a beautifully preserved 1902 mansion. The inn opened in 1981 and has played host to romantic getaways ever since.

Voted Napa’s Best B and B for 11 years in a row by listeners of KVON/KVYN, Beazley House sits on a lushly manicured half acre of lawns and gardens in downtown Napa. It is the first bed and breakfast inn in Napa Valley. And the Beazley House, filled with bright flowers, fountains and lush lawns, is an ideal Napa Valley wedding destination! Stay in either the Beazley House Mansion or the Carriage House each offering cozy and romantic guest rooms. The Beazley House Mansion emulates the historic character of the inn featuring private fireplaces along with modern, upscale amenities and luxurious comfort. The opulent Carriage House features gas fireplaces, whirlpool tubs and plush amenities to enhance your romantic getaway. The Beazley House is an ideal home base for your romantic Napa Valley adventure. The inn is minutes away from wineries, vineyards, restaurants and Napa Valley itself. Enjoy a romantic getaway at the Beazley House where its picture perfect setting is sure to entice the romantic in you.

Address

1910 1st Street, Napa, CA 94559

Population

Napa’s population is 72,585.

Elevation

Napa’s elevation is 20 ft. (6m).

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