12 Trendiest Hotels in Napa and Sonoma

Daniel Mangin | February 22, 2018

Hipness is always in the eye of the beholder. For some folks, it's all about design, with others focusing on the party scene or artsy elements. With a few exceptions, Wine Country hotels don't strive for Vegas cool or Manhattan chic, but these dozen places pair a keen sense of style with an upbeat vibe. These are the best hip places to stay in Wine Country.

#12

AutoCamp Russian River

Why it made the list

Can't get much cooler than having s'mores around the campfire under towering Guerneville redwoods before repairing to a plush bed inside a tricked-out Airstream with all the comforts of home.

Guests at this spot along the Russian River that debuted in Read More

#11

boon hotel+spa

Why it made the list

This motel-style mini resort kickstarted Guerneville's reputation as a hipster haven when it debuted in 2008. A decade later its aesthetic still feels au courant.

Redwoods, Douglas firs, and palms supply shade and seclusion Read More

#10

Senza Hotel

Why it made the list

A boutique hotel between downtown Napa and Yountville, Senza oozes style with haute fabrics, finishes, fixtures, and furniture. After a splashy 2017 renovation, the several-building complex's oldest structure, the 1870 Parker Mansion, contains the most tech-bedecked rooms.

Exterior fountains, gallery-quality outdoor sculptures, and Read More

#9

Andaz Napa

Why it made the list

Downtown Napa's original urban-hip boutique hotel spawned numerous competitors but still has what it takes. The lobby's a fun place to hang out, the rooms are luxurious but not stuffy, and the well-trained staffers provide smooth low-key service.

Part of the Hyatt family, this boutique hotel with an urban- Read More

#8

The Astro Motel

Why it made the list

Santa Rosa's fun midcentury-modern motel opened a few weeks earlier than expected to accommodate refugees from October 2017's wildfires. This well-run reboot of a 1963 property is as cute as a button. The price is right, too.

The Sixties are back splashier than ever at this tastefully, Read More

#7

Hotel Villagio

Why it made the list

A spa hotel receiving a 2018 facelift, downtown Yountville's Hotel Villagio is poised to become the happenin' sister to nearby Vintage House, renovated in 2017 and pretty groovy on her own.

A multimillion-dollar renovation will transform this formerl Read More

#6

h2hotel

Why it made the list

The quintessence of hip when it opened in 2012, this Healdsburg hotel known for environmentally friendly practices continues to entice eco-conscious travelers yearning to dispense with formality without sacrificing service and style.

Eco-friendly touches abound at this hotel, from the plant-co Read More

#5

North Block Hotel

Why it made the list

Unpretentious style and offhand luxury are the hallmarks of this 20-room Yountville boutique hotel. Design grace notes abound, with plants in the rooms adding a homey touch. The on-site Redd Wood restaurant for casual Italian is an added plus.

A two-story boutique hotel near downtown Yountville's northe Read More

#4

Solage

Why it made the list

Guests at this resort for active types socialize at the main pool and Solbar restaurant and bar, then unwind at the spa with a "Mudslide." An update of Calistoga's traditional mud bath, it concludes with a power nap in a sound-vibration chair.

The aesthetic is Napa Valley barn meets San Francisco loft a Read More

#3

Archer Hotel Napa

Why it made the list

This downtown Napa newcomer's wall-mounted Napa Valley topographical map pays homage to the area's ag roots, but nearly everything else about the place screams "let's party," from the open-concept lobby to the rooftop pool and bar set to debut in Spring 2018.

A hybrid of New York City and Las Vegas glamour infused down Read More

#2

SingleThread Farms Inn

Why it made the list

The owners of this Healdsburg inn atop their ground-floor destination restaurant provide sleek luxury in five spacious rooms. The design's divine, and with Control 4 automation systems the technology is state-of-the-art.

A remarkable Relais & Châteaux property a block north of Hea Read More

#1

Las Alcobas Napa Valley

Why it made the list

A canny pairing of old (1907 mansion) and new (2017 concrete, stone, wood, steel, and glass structures), this St. Helena hotel woos sophisticates with understated interiors and vineyard-view rooms. Touches like the handmade soaps guests receive on arrival only increase the allure.

Upscale-casual luxury is the goal of this hillside beauty th Read More

  • 12. AutoCamp Russian River
    14120 Old Cazadero Rd.,Guerneville,California,USA,95446
  • 11. boon hotel+spa
    14711 Armstrong Woods Rd.,Guerneville,California,USA,95446
  • 10. Senza Hotel
    4066 Howard La.,Napa,California,USA,94558
  • 9. Andaz Napa
    1450 1st St.,Napa,California,United States,94559
  • 8. The Astro Motel
    323 Santa Rosa Ave.,Santa Rosa,CA,USA,95404
  • 7. Hotel Villagio
    6481 Washington St.,Yountville,California,USA,94599
  • 6. h2hotel
    219 Healdsburg Ave.,Healdsburg,California,USA,95448
  • 5. North Block Hotel
    6757 Washington St.,Yountville,California,USA,94599
  • 4. Solage
    755 Silverado Trail,Calistoga,California,USA,94515
  • 3. Archer Hotel Napa
    1230 1st St.,Napa,California,USA,94559
  • 2. SingleThread Farms Inn
    131 North St.,Healdsburg,California,USA,95448
  • 1. Las Alcobas Napa Valley
    1915 Main St.,St. Helena,California,USA,94574

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