Calistoga, CA

Travel Guide
Castello di Amorosa showing a church or cathedral, wildflowers and heritage elements

Experience an enriching getaway in the Upper Napa Valley, where you can taste sumptuous regional wines and fantastic cuisine or revitalize at a wellness retreat.

Calistoga is a feast for the senses. The small town peeking out from the foothills of Mount Saint Helena is in the heart of the Napa Valley’s winemaking country and is also well known for its culinary scene, resorts and spas. Spend the day exploring vineyard-laced hills and historic wineries or treating yourself to hot spring spas and volcanic mud baths.

Award-winning wineries are Calistoga’s main draw. Sample magnificent chardonnays at the historic Chateau Montelena Winery, which made a name for Californian wines when it won major prizes in the 1976 Paris Tasting. Discover the passion of a fourth-generation Italian winemaker when you explore Castello di Amorosa situated within a period-perfect reconstruction of a medieval castle. The gorgeous architecture of the hilltop Sterling Vineyards pays homage to the Greek island of Mykonos, while Tamber Bey Vineyards has a rich equestrian heritage.

Taste the creations of renowned chefs when you visit Calistoga’s excellent restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Solbar. The town has a selection of prestigious restaurants, where you can pair local wines with delicious regional fare and experience a culinary tradition that stretches back to the 1880s. Learn about the town’s history at the Bale Grist Mill Historic Park and the Sharpsteen Museum.

Rejuvenate your mind and body at Calistoga’s hot springs and mud baths. You can see an erupting geothermal geyser, known as the Old Faithful of California,or take advantage of the mineral-rich waters that flow beneath the town. Visit one of a wide range of hot spring spas and resorts to experience a hot soak, sauna or massage. A popular treatment is a mud bath in Calistoga’s rich volcanic ash.

Calistoga is less than 2 hours’ drive from the international airports in San Francisco, Oakland and Sacramento. Santa Rosa’s regional airport is 45 minutes away. You can also explore the region via the scenic Napa Valley Wine Train. Accommodations in Calistoga include picturesque ranch hotels, resorts and cozy cottages.

UpValley Inn & Hot Springs, Ascend Hotel Collection
UpValley Inn & Hot Springs, Ascend Hotel Collection
2.5 out of 5
1865 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga, CA
The price is $189 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 11
Located in the heart of Calistoga, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Oat Hill Mine Trail, Calistoga Visitors Center, and Calistoga Spit N' Cycle. Pioneer ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (304 reviews)
"Overall a great property. I thought the pool and sauna it was very nice and the outside relaxation areas was great. The staff was fantastic location is good it’s a bit pricey for what you are getting-but that’s Napa. One thing that would have been to have a couple of breakfast options such as cereal ..."

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

UpValley Inn & Hot Springs, Ascend Hotel Collection
Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs
Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs
4 out of 5
1507 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA
The price is $254 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 20
Situated on the Strip, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Palmer House and within 3 mi (5 km) of Old Faithful Geyser of California and Chateau Montelena Winery. ...
4/5Very Good! (336 reviews)
"Loved, loved, loved this place! Every detail was perfect. Lovely poolside lounging, excellent recommendations for eating, cloud-like pillows. I wish we could have stayed a week!"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs
Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection
Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection
4.5 out of 5
755 Silverado Trl, Calistoga, CA
The price is $1,199 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
Situated in a regional park, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Oat Hill Mine Trail and Robert Louis Stevenson State Park. Calistoga Hot Springs ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (518 reviews)
"beautiful property"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection
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Vineyard Villa
Vineyard Villa
4 out of 5
3002 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, CA
Situated in Calistoga, this villa is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Summers Winery and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Calistoga Hot Springs. Tamber Bey Vineyards and Old Faithful ...
Vineyard Villa
Charming Town Cottage in the Heart of Wine Country
Charming Town Cottage in the Heart of Wine Country
Calistoga, CA
Located in the heart of Calistoga, this cottage is steps from Napa River, Ca'toga Art Gallery, and Palmer House. Calistoga Spit N' Cycle and Pioneer Park are ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)
Wine-tasting for 3 generations
"We loved the location. It was perfect to walk around Calistoga and easy access to a variety of wineries. Adele, the owner, is knowledgeable and welcoming. The cottage suited our 3 generations - grandmother, daughter, and grand-daughter perfectly. Thank you for a wonderful stay."

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Charming Town Cottage in the Heart of Wine Country
Calistoga Ranch
Calistoga Ranch
4 out of 5
580 Lommel Rd, Calistoga, CA
This family-friendly Calistoga condo building is located in the mountains, 3.1 mi (5 km) from Castello di Amorosa, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Sterling Vineyards ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (88 reviews)
"Fantastic and excellent service"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Calistoga Ranch
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