Vacation Planning Guide: Downtown & North Napa

Downtown & North Napa Hotels

Hilton Garden Inn

3 miles from Downtown Napa

Modern hotel rooms and suites including amenities typical of the HGI brand: complimentary WiFi, refrigerators, microwaves, HDTVs, Keurig® coffeemakers, comfortable seating areas, swimming pool and Jacuzzi.


Napa River Inn

Located in the heart of Downtown Napa

Historical charms of the past blend with the modern day luxury and amenities at the Napa River Inn. Situated “where water meets wine” on the Napa Riverfront, guests enjoy walkabout access to the Downtown’s lively neighborhood with boutique shopping, gourmet restaurants, live entertainment venues and inviting tasting rooms all waiting to be uncorked. A homemade breakfast by local bakery Sweetie Pies, delivered to your room each morning. Onsite spa invites relaxation with organic, wild-harvested and hand-milled products, from local creators.


Napa Valley Marriott

3 miles from Downtown Napa

The Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa features newly redesigned accommodations, fresh outdoor garden spaces, a luxurious resort-style swimming pool, and a full-service spa. The courtyard, with warmly lit fire pits and lush landscaping, provides the perfect spot to relax and unwind. Preserve Spa offers the perfect oasis for guests to experience pure tranquility and rejuvenation.


RiverPointe

1.5 miles from Downtown Napa

Situated on the banks of the Napa River, this low-key resort is 1.4 miles from downtown Napa just a few blocks from the Silverado Trail.

The colorful studio, 1- and 2-bedroom cottages have balconies or patios, and come with cable TV, DVD players, microwaves and coffeemakers. Studios have kitchenettes, and 1- and 2-bedroom cottages add separate living areas, pull-out sofas and fully equipped kitchens. Additional amenities include a heated outdoor pool, hot tubs, a gym, sports courts and a game room.


Senza Hotel

4.8 miles north of Downtown Napa, 4.6 miles south of Yountville

Crafted by the Hall family and their love of the vintner’s lifestyle, SENZA hotel rooms and suites offer guests the opportunity to escape, indulge and enjoy a taste of modern Napa Valley living. Whether cozying up with down-filled duvets, unwinding with luxurious local and organic bath products, appreciating the best of contemporary art and design, or enjoying scenic country views of Napa’s best vineyards, you’ll feel welcomed at SENZA.

On-property amenities include onsite SENZA Spa, available in-room spa treatments, outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and fire pit. A bountiful continental country breakfast daily.

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Andaz

Centrally located in the lively “West End” district of downtown, Andaz Napa is within walking distance to Napa’s premier tasting rooms, gourmet dining, shopping and Oxbow Public Market. Guestrooms and suites offer perfect mix of sensual comforts and modern conveniences.

More info at napa.andaz.hyatt.com


Best Western Plus Elm House

Experience the charm of a B&B with the amenities of a Best Western Plus hotel. Breakfast included. Hot tub on property.

More info at bestwestern.com (search Napa, CA)


Embassy Suites

This Mediterranean-style hotel features modern suites with flat-screen TVs, plus separate living areas with pull-out sofas, kitchenettes and coffeemakers. Upgraded suites include a bottle of wine, free WiFi, a galley kitchen and/or garden views.

More info at embassysuitesnapahotel.com


Hampton Inn & Suites

Modern hotel overlooking the Napa River with contemporary rooms feature free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and coffeemakers; some have balconies and river views. Suites add minifridges, microwaves and sofabeds.

More info at hamptoninn3.hilton.com (Search Napa, CA)


Ivy Hotel

Complete with contemporary amenities, fashionably designed furnishings, and friendly staff, the Ivy Hotel features rooms furnished with comfortable pillow-top mattresses, premier bedding, stylish sitting area, HDTV, refrigerator and microwave.

More info at ivyhotelnapa.com


Meritage Resort & Spa

Elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites with warm Tuscan-inspired décor, plush beds, cozy robes, and and picturesque views from exclusive balconies or patios. Award-winning Spa Terra features lavishly appointed private treatment rooms, soaking pools, steam grottos, and water walls.

More info at meritageresort.com


Napa Winery Inn

Casual boutique inn with guestrooms featuring large windows, luxurious bedding with crisp white linens, regionally inspired artwork, flat-screen TV’s and free Wi-Fi. Complimentary breakfast is included and property also has a swimming pool and hot tub.

More info at napawineryinn.com


River Terrace Inn

Stylish rooms come with flat-screen TVs and free WiFi, while upgraded rooms offer whirlpool baths, pull-out sofas, and balconies with river views. Room service and in-room spa treatments are offered. Convenient walking access to Oxbow Market and Downtown Napa restaurants and attractions.

More info at riverterraceinn.com


Silverado Resort & Spa

Expansive luxury resort and spa featuring two championship golf courses. Modern rooms, suites and cottages feature private balconies, full kitchens, separate living areas and fireplaces, plus private pools and tennis courts, and WiFi access.

More info at silveradoresort.com


Westin Verasa

Mdern upscale rooms have flat-screen TVs, desks and free WiFi, as well as rainfall showers and pillow-top mattresses. Property includes outdoor saltwater pool and spa. Short walk to Oxbow Market and Napa Riverfront (dining and shopping).

More info at westinnapa.com

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Napa B&Bs

Candlelight Inn

1.7 miles from Downtown Napa

The Candlelight Inn is an historic bed & breakfast, which rests on a tributary of the Napa River and boasts a small redwood grove swimming pool, in-room Jacuzzis and outdoor patios. The innkeepers take the “breakfast” part of Bed & Breakfast as a serious calling, serving their signature three-course breakfast in the relaxed, light-filled breakfast room. Guest rooms each have their own distinct decor and feel, but all possess unmistakable charm that makes guests feel right at home.


Milliken Creek Inn & Spa

1.5 miles from Downtown Napa

Milliken Creek Inn & Spa is a pampering boutique hideaway tucked on banks of the Napa River. Each of the 12 guestrooms is distinctively designed in chic yet comfortable décor. Guestrooms feature king-size beds extravagantly outfitted with piles of down pillows and linens of supreme quality. French bath products await your soak in the spa therapy tub or a steamy shower in the marble tiled bathroom. Homemade breakfast can be delivered to your room, patio, balcony or anywhere desired on the property grounds. Onsite spa facility caters solely to guests of the inn, ensuring the most private and pampering experience possible.

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1801 First
More info at 1801first.com


Arbor Guest House
More info at 1801first.com


Beazley House
More info at 1801first.com


Cedar Gables Inn
More info at cedargablesinn.com


Churchill Manor
More info at churchillmanor.com

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Hennessey House
More info at hennesseyhouse.com


Inn on First
More info at innonfirst.com


Inn on Randolph
More info at innonrandolph.com


La Belle Epoque
More info at labelleepoque.com


McClelland Priest
More info at mcclellandpriest.com

Napa Inn
More info at napainn.com


Old World Inn
More info at oldworldinn.com


White House Inn
More info at whitehouseinnnapa.com


Downtown Napa Restaurants

1313 Main

1313 Main Restaurant & Wine Bar is inspired by the bounty of California’s food and wine. To celebrate the two, the menu is served as a 3 course menu and features a cellar of 1,900 labels with 50 wines by the glass from all over the globe. 1313 Main has been recognize by AAA as a Four Diamond restaurant and its wine cellar has been awarded a Wine Spectator “Best Award of Excellence” for three consecutive years.


Angèle

French country restaurant and bar offering refined bistro fare, wine and cocktails on the Napa riverfront in the heart of downtown Napa. Our dining room, located in the historic 1890’s ship chandlery now known as the Hatt Building, evokes the simple romance of the classic French brasserie, while our riverfront patio celebrates the region’s temperate climate and relaxed atmosphere.


Azzurro Pizzeria e Enoteca

One of Napa’s most beloved spots for authentic, thin-crust pizzas. Azzurro Pizzeria & Enoteca also excels with its amazing pasta specialties, seasonal antipasti selections like bruschetta and artisanal salumi, creative, fresh and seasonable salads and other simple but great food – with a thoughtful, West Coast based wine list to match, including most offerings available by the glass. In addition, daily specials and intriguing wine and beers are always featured on the specials board.


Basalt

Basalt Chef Nick Sherman’s philosophy is to always stay true to the ingredients – using local, fresh, seasonal items and treating them in just the right way. His style preference, is to let the ingredients speak for themselves. Devised first and foremost as a casual environment with a happening bar scene, phenomenal food and seamless service at the hand of industry-veteran Jonathan Wendorf (previously of Quince and Cotogna).


Bounty Hunter Wine Bar & Smokin’ BBQ

With an astounding lineup of over 400 highly-allocated wines on the shelves available to take home tonight or have shipped home to enjoy later, and 40 wines available by-the-glass, you can scan the 30-page beverage list on any given day to find a snapshot of truly great wines from around the world. Full lunch and dinner menu features sandwiches and salads, real BBQ and the famous beer can chicken.


Bui Bistro

French-inflected Vietnamese cuisine & classic fare like pho offered in an intimate, relaxed space.


Ca’Momi Osteria

Nestled in a historic 19th century building in downtown Napa, Ca’ Momi Osteria is obsessively authentic Italian. Inspired by our Italian heritage, we blissfully prepare our heartcrafted cuisine with obsessive quality and integrity. We celebrate the simplicity of authentic Italian flavors and the incomparable quality of California grown organic ingredients.

Enjoy heartcrafted, traditional Italian cuisine, beers crafted on site, Ca’ Momi & Italian wines, and a bar program that highlights both garden-to-glass cocktails, organic beers and all-natural craft spirits.


Celadon

Enjoy Celadon’s award-winning ‘Global Comfort Food’ in the beautiful dining room or lovely courtyard. The seasonally influenced menu features flavors from the Mediterranean, Asia, and the Americas.


Cole’s Chop House

Cole’s Chop House presents sophisticated steak house classics in an elegant setting matched by friendly, attentive service. Cole’s features 21 day dry-aged steaks, angus beef, pork from small farms in Iowa, signature cocktails, signature bourbons and an extensive wine list focusing on Napa Valley wines.


The Corner Napa

The Corner Napa, located in the heart of downtown Napa’s Riverfront Promenade, features Modern American cuisine, hand-crafted cocktails, fine wines & spirits, and a wine retail store in an inviting space for anyone who enjoys an innovative food experience. The restaurant features approachable but elevated, seasonally driven Modern American cuisine with a strong emphasis on sourcing from local artisanal growers and producers.


Downtown Joe’s

Long-running, American style pub known for its house-brewed beers & burgers featuring an upstairs river view dining room, sports bar & taproom, outdoor riverside tables and covered patio.


Eiko’s

Eiko’s delivers imaginative twists on traditional Japanese cuisine. Our vision for the menu combines modern and authentic traditional Japanese cuisine including seasonal, fresh sustainable fish and ingredients delivered daily from our local markets and purveyors.


Grace’s Table

Grace’s Table, a Michelin Bib Gourmand award recipient, welcomes you to one of Napa’s local downtown favorite bistros. Our cuisine is described as Global country fare focusing on a farm to table experience. Traditional Italian, French, American and Latin dishes are all prepared with contemporary twist by long time Chef Mauro Pando. The food is complemented by an ample selection of California and international wines and beers.


Gott’s Roadside @ Oxbow Market

Gott’s Roadside is a tried-and-true local institution serving juicy cheeseburgers, great hot dogs, incredible onion rings and hand-spun shakes alongside crispy Ahi Poke tacos, Chinese chicken salad, and a renowned Ahi burger. Gott’s versions of these American roadside favorites and California classics are made-to-order using fresh, locally sourced ingredients.


Kenzo

The fusing of Japanese tradition with innovative techniques and presentation at Kenzo is sure to transform all perceptions of Japanese cuisine. The sublime, rich flavors of Japanese Edomae Sushi and Kaiseki delicacies are created with unique seafood selections from the world’s most acclaimed fish and seafood markets flown in daily from Japan. Delicacies are expertly paired with the full Kenzo Estate wine collection along with a selection of fine Japanese sakes in a most unique environment. Pre-fixe Kaiseki menu and sushi menus.


Kitchen Door @ Oxbow Market

Kitchen Door is a full-service restaurant located in the Oxbow Public Market. Chef Todd Humphries’ cuisine in this venue is local, seasonal, handmade and ingredient-driven, while emphasizing comfort and value. The eclectic offering is global, conceived and prepared by classically trained chefs. The open kitchen design gives our guests more than a peek into the operation but an immersive experience. As the name implies, the restaurant is about the access given to our guests by the design intent, concept and style of service.


La Taberna

Hip see-and-be-seen spot for Spanish pintxos (small plates). The sleek, gray industrial space may be minimalist in design, but it is the perfect backdrop to La Taberna’s colorful — and often spicy — small plates. Chalkboard menu changes daily, but there’s always crudo, empanadas and bocadillos. Try a flight of three finos and manzanillas, the driest, lightest sherry styles, or go bolder with amontillados and olorosos.


Mango on Main

Warm and casual spot for authentic Thai food focusing on recipes from chef-owner’s mother and grandmother. Bangkok street food and Southeast Asian cuisine are paired with a wine, beer and sake menu. The casual, family-style dining concept offers diners the chance to try dishes like Honey BBQ Pork, Indochine corn fritter, oven-roasted Shitake roll, Kabocha Red Curry, Pad Thai, Jade curry noodles, Northern Thai curry noodles, Oriental Salmon and Asian Eggplant Seafood all in one meal.


Miminashi

Hip Izakaya-style spot with a highbrow menu of noodles, raw options, yakitori and proteins, plus housemade ice cream. The stylish modern bistro features an ornately carved entryway to soaring, templelike ceilings and tall, contemporary booths and a rustic wooden bar.


Morimoto

Inventive, high-end Japanese fare & artful cocktails presented in glamorous yet Zen surroundings. Iron Chef Morimoto’s contemporary Japanese menu infuses traditional dishes with Western ingredients and preparation techniques. His seasonal and ever-changing selection of raw fish preparations will feature the freshest seafood available as well as locally grown fruits and vegetables from supporting farmers.


Napa Palisades Saloon

Wine country is the gateway to beer country at Napa Palisades Saloon, a modern American gastropub, brewery and sports bar with a casual vibe and lively atmosphere during popular sporting events.


Napkins Bar & Grill

Napkins Bar + Grill offers a clear-cut, yet sophisticated menu of American cuisine with a global influences. The menu was designed with local seasonal farm-fresh ingredients and flavors made to pair with your favorite Napa Valley wines.


Norman Rose Tavern

Napa’s neighborhood pub, offering elevated American classics, cocktails, wine and microbrews in an engaging setting that anchors the city’s burgeoning West End District. Located in an old bank building, the restaurant’s design offers a classic pub atmosphere, but with tasteful modern touches. The menu as well as daily additions feature a local, and sustainable approach, by utilizing fresh, seasonal and quality ingredients found in the North Bay.


Oenotri

Oenotri serves southern-Italian cuisine with a daily-changing menu of rustic dishes built around the freshest local product available. The menu reflects a passion for handcrafted food, with more than 20 different types of house-made salumi, an array of handmade fresh and dry pasta, exclusive olive oil sourced from within the Napa Valley, breads made daily in-house, and a huge variety of produce sourced from the restaurant’s own farm. Tradition also looms large with pizzas baked in a 100-percent wood-burning oven imported from Italy and many of the restaurants salumi recipes adopted firsthand in Italy from artisans who have been practicing their craft for generations.


Tarla Mediterranean Grill

Seasonal, locally sourced Turkish & Greek dishes share the menu at this casual bistro & bar known for is casual, welcoming atomsphere and “local’s spot” vibe.


Velo Pizzeria

By-the-pie or by-the-slice, Velo Pizzeria features American-style pizzas made with the quality and care standards synonymous with the Napa Valley. Pizza lovers can drop from lunch time through to midnight on weekends to chow down on cheese, pepperoni and daily special pizzas by the slice. The menu is rounded out with a great selection of starters, salads and sandwiches.


Zuzu

ZuZu is a beloved, Spanish-inspired restaurant and tapas bar in Napa’s historic Old Town. For the last twelve years, it has drawn scores of visitors from near and far who come for its warm Mediterranean décor, lively atmosphere, and renowned small-plates menu that draws from the culinary traditions of Spain and South America. In tapas bar fashion, no reservations are taken, and the diverse menu is served in both the restaurant and at the bar.


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