Northern California Hotels

    384 Hotels Found
    1. Calistoga Ranch, An Auberge Resort
      Calistoga, California, United States
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      It's no wonder royalty, A-list celebrities, and athletes keep returning to the luxury Calistoga Ranch: It's in a class all by itself. Guests rent exquisite private lodges, set on a private 157-acre park-like property complete with hiking trails and a top-of-the-line restaurant and spa. Attention to…
    2. Auberge du Soleil
      Rutherford, California, United States
      • Adults-Only
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      This 50-room luxury inn is one of the most exclusive (and expensive) destinations in California wine country. Despite its intimate size, it has all the amenities of a larger resort: a 7,000-square-foot luxury spa, a lovely pool, and a Michelin-star restaurant. Views of the surrounding countryside in…
    3. The Majestic Yosemite Hotel
      Yosemite National Park, California, United States
      • Historic
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Nestled deep amongst the pine trees, cliffs, and canyons of Yosemite Valley is the 123-room The Majestic Yosemite Hotel. The impressive stone and wood structure, built in 1927, is considered a National Historic Landmark. Rooms with views of the Half Dome and El Captain summits are filled with wood a…
    4. The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
      Truckee, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe is a five-pearl full-service resort in the mountains above Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort. Along with luxe rooms, a huge spa, and fine dining, the Ritz-Carlton offers ski-in/ski-out access to the slopes and many other recreational activities -- including multiple outdoor…
    5. Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square
      San Francisco, California, United States
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Luxury vacation rental meets upscale hotel at the city's best, if most expensive, residence-style lodging. The Ghirardelli Square factory setting has plenty of character, while modern one-, two-, and three-bedroom units feel like designer model homes with fireplaces, kitchens, and top-of-the-line An…
    6. Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge and Spa
      South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Beachfront
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Party
      • Romantic
      The mid-range Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge and Spa is popular with families and groups who want access to a private beach on Lake Tahoe and condo-style accommodations with full kitchens. Balconies overlooking the lake are a great touch, but some of the furniture could use an update. The two-bedroom loft is…
    7. Resort at Squaw Creek
      Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      • Romantic
      The Resort at Squaw Creek is one of the biggest resorts in Squaw Valley, with more than 400 rooms and a services and amenity offering that is easily among the most comprehensive in all of Tahoe. Its beautiful location means fine views of the mountains and valley, whether guests are playing golf, ice…
    8. Carneros Resort and Spa
      Napa, Napa Valley, California
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The luxury Carneros Resort and Spa is geared toward high-budget travelers -- it's pricey -- but guests who can afford it will find a sort of homey elegance here. Hillside Adirondack chairs overlook the vineyard. Crackling fireplaces warm every room. Private gardens and tree-lined infinity pools to a…
    9. Yosemite Valley Lodge
      Yosemite National Park, California, United States
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Value
      This 249-room budget hotel sits right in the heart of Yosemite Valley and within walking distance of the beautiful Yosemite Falls -- so guests going for location over charm might consider this option. It is significantly cheaper than the one other hotel right in the area, the more upscale Ahwahnee a…
    10. Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
      Fish Camp, Yosemite National Park, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is a 294-room, four-pearl hotel surrounded by Sierra National Forest, about two miles from the South Gate entrance of Yosemite National Park. It’s a comfortable enough place with a homey ambiance, and simple decor inspired by Native American and Southwestern patterns as…
    11. Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite
      Groveland, Yosemite National Park, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      Evergreen Lodge is a 22-acre cabin resort surrounded by Stanislaus National Forest, about one mile from Yosemite National Park’s western border. The 90 cabins come in different sizes -- some perfect for newlyweds, others great for a large family -- and are rustic, cozy, and comfortable with large no…
    12. Bardessono
      Yountville, California, United States
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Swank yet eco-friendly, this 62-room resort opened in 2009 with a mission of sustainability and luxury. Proud of its LEED Platinum certification awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council for leadership in environmental design, the hotel is solar-powered, sources its water from geothermal wells, and…
    13. Franciscan Lakeside Lodge
      Tahoe Vista, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Located on the shores of Lake Tahoe, the mid-range Franciscan Lakeside Lodge features cozy cottages and rooms in a woodsy, lakefront setting. While some rooms are tucked across the street from the lake in a darker, tree-covered area, the lakefront cottages have excellent views and open to the sandy…
    14. Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
      Monterey, California, United States
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The 290-room Monterey Plaza is as close to the ocean as it gets: Built on pillars above the water, it offers an ocean experience like few other hotels in the area do. From the gorgeous views from the spa and the fitness center, to the wonderful outdoor seating in both on-site restaurants, the blends…
    15. Kenwood Inn and Spa
      Kenwood, Sonoma County, California
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Kenwood Inn and Spa is located in Sonoma County, but the hotel and grounds evoke beautiful Tuscany. The European-style property impresses with its lush gardens and courtyards, and exquisite fountains and pools. The 29 private and spacious rooms are individually decorated with romantic decor, and are…
    16. Milliken Creek Inn and Spa
      Napa, Napa Valley, California
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Located right on the banks of the Napa River, the Milliken Creek Inn is one of the swankier hotel options in Napa. The luxury inn does have limited amenities (no restaurant, for example), but all 12 rooms are supreme, from the four-poster canopy beds, to the working fireplaces, to the 42-inch plasma…
    17. The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
      Boyes Hot Springs, Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Housed in a Spanish mission-style building, this upscale 228-room hotel attracts well-heeled guests with a top-notch spa complete with its own thermal mineral spring, a Michelin-starred restaurant, and an 18-hole championship golf course. Most rooms were completely renovated in April 2010, but the…
    18. Big Trees Lodge
      Yosemite National Park, California, United States
      • Historic
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Yosemite's Big Tree Lodge is not only one of the oldest mountain resorts in California, but is also a National Historic Landmark. Located between the Mariposa Groves and tourist hot spot Yosemite Valley, the hotel occupies its own patch of secluded property of streams and forest. This property was a…
    19. Tahoe Mountain Resorts Lodging
      Truckee, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Resort
      The four-pearl Tahoe Mountain Resorts Lodging offers direct access to Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort, with plenty of nearby upscale shopping and dining found via cobblestone streets. Housed in separate lodges in the quaint Village at Northstar, the spacious, luxe rooms include kitchens, TV systems, A…
    20. Suites at Fisherman's Wharf
      San Francisco, California, United States
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Value
      Geared towards longer stays, the Suites at Fisherman's Wharf is ideal for the self-sufficient traveler. Rooms have full kitchens, and while a bit worn around the edges, receive positive reviews from guests, in particular those traveling as groups. The location is central and convenient, in close to…
    21. Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer
      St. Helena, California, United States
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      For an upscale stay in the heart of wine country, the Harvest Inn delivers with massive guest rooms, rustic chic charm, and lots of extra features among the property’s eight acres. The Inn has a full-service celebrity-chef restaurant that makes use of the property's gardens, a cozy lobby with an two…
    22. Half Dome Village
      Yosemite National Park, California, United States
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Value
      Half Dome Village is a community of cabins, tent cabins, and motel rooms along with some retail and dining establishments. The 48-acre property is located in the heart of Yosemite Valley right below Glacier Point and near Half Dome and Yosemite Village. The 499 accommodations are ideal for campers a…
    23. Meadowood Napa Valley
      Napa Valley, California, United States
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Nestled among acres of hilly oak forest in the St. Helena area of Napa Valley, the Meadowood Napa Valley resort could be a destination unto itself. The luxury property has 85 rooms, including cottages and suites, with wine bars and Illy espresso-makers in some, and fireplaces, outdoor porches or and…
    24. 3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club
      South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      The 62-room 3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club is a three-pearl property with a convenient Lake Tahoe location. Some guests find the lobby's dog theme and pet-friendly policy off-putting, while others book their stay solely based on their pooch. Rooms resemble cozy log cabins; some are renovated with are…
    25. Honor Mansion, A Wine Country Resort
      Healdsburg, California, United States
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The 13-room, luxury boutique B&B Honor Mansion in Healdsburg may look like little more than a charming Victorian house from the street, but it actually sits on four acres of beautifully landscaped grounds that include tennis courts, a lap pool, a PGA putting green, and so much more. In addition to…
    26. Sea and Sand Inn
      Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      The 22 rooms at this cliff-side motel are homey, spacious, and all have beautiful views of the Pacific. The inn is conveniently located near the boardwalk and downtown Santa Cruz, and offers a continental breakfast every morning as well as free wine and cheese in the afternoon. An outdoor patio and…
    27. Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
      South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Beachfront
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      The 262-room, lower-middle-range Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe offers a reasonably priced lakeside location with a beach. The property includes a 1,000-foot pier, water-sports rentals, a beach bar, an on-site tavern, lakeside restaurant, a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, and a small gym. But it's…
    28. The Meritage Resort and Spa
      Napa, Napa Valley, California
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      In a region known for its intimate inns, this upscale 322-room property stands out for its size and extensive features. Despite the location in an unattractive business park, the resort is still an excellent Wine Country Pick with large, elegant rooms featuring classic decor, plush beds, and modern…
    29. Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa
      Monterey, California, United States
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The centrally located, upscale Hyatt Regency Monterey is one of the largest properties in the area, with solid amenities and outdoor activities like golf, tennis, and swimming. Its 550 rooms are spacious and contemporary but bland, despite sleek design touches and stylish contemporary art. Most have…
    30. Solage, an Auberge Resort
      Calistoga, California, United States
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Located in the picturesque area of Northern Napa Valley, Solage Calistoga is an ultra-chic, modern property featuring 89 separate bungalow homes with semi-private patios. The upscale, contemporary atmosphere exists throughout the hotel: Studios and suites all have high-vaulted ceilings and polished…
    31. The Santa Cruz Dream Inn
      Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      This cute, stylish boutique hotel fuses modern services and retro- and surfing-inspired decor. The colorful lobby features a bright, geometric carpet and a curved pull-apart couch, flanked by a yellow-framed photograph of surfers on the beach. The rooms are contemporary (if a bit bland), and all of…
    32. The Westin Verasa Napa
      Napa, Napa Valley, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The 180-room Westin Verasa looks more like an upscale boutique hotel than major chain. From the comfy beds to the sleek furniture and artwork, to the unique bocce ball court outside, everything feels modern and trendy. Right in the heart of downtown Napa, the hotel's rooms offer impressive views of…
    33. The Landing Resort & Spa
      South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Beachfront
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      With elegant chalet decor and a host of amenities, the Landing Resort & Spa offers a luxury stay across from a private beach on Lake Tahoe and near Heavenly Village and the Stateline casinos. Its 77 stylish rooms have fireplaces, mini-fridges, Keurig coffeemakers, private balconies or patios (some a…
    34. 1801 First Luxury Inn
      Napa, Napa Valley, California
      • Adults-Only
      • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
      • Boutique
      • Historic
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Fronting a leafy, largely residential street, this elegant, upscale inn combines heritage charm with contemporary conveniences. Located in the historic main house, the adjacent carriage house or one of two garden cottages, its eight spacious suites -- complete with fireplaces and soak-worthy -- (and…
    35. da Vinci Villa
      San Francisco, California, United States
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      The 136-room, three-and-a-half-pearl da Vinci Villa is in San Francisco's popular Russian Hill neighborhood near cafes, restaurants, and shops. it's also a 10-minute walk from photo-worthy Lombard Street. Rooms are modern, simple, and spacious, with free Wi-Fi and Keurig coffeemakers -- some have of…
    36. Hotel Yountville
      Yountville, California, United States
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Located on the main street, just minutes from Yountville’s best restaurants, this four-pearl boutique hotel promises a relaxing Wine Country retreat. An airy great room that doubles as the lobby gives the impression of an oversized yet elegant vacation house. Beyond that, the 80 casual-chic guest -…
    37. Andaz Napa
      Napa, Napa Valley, California
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Part of the hip and upscale Andaz chain, this hotel is a decidedly modern option amid Napa's often rustic-luxe inns and resorts. With a great downtown location, it offers 141 rooms and suites. Amenities such as balconies, deep soaking tubs, and seating areas are dependent on the room type, but all a…
    38. Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel at Heavenly
      South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      The 400 rooms at this large resort in South Lake Tahoe are sizable enough to comfortably accommodate families and their ski gear. The former Embassy Suites retains the 1980s, slightly corporate vibe of its prior incarnation, with patterned carpets in shades of brown in the common areas. It is within…
    39. Grand Residences by Marriott, Lake Tahoe
      South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      The three-and-a-half-pearl Grand Residences by Marriott, Lake Tahoe has an enviable location in the heart of bustling Heavenly Village in South Lake Tahoe. The Village gondola is next door, and Nevada’s casinos and the lakefront are a short walk away. The residence-style timeshare’s amenities a spa…
    40. Wine Country Inn & Cottages
      St. Helena, California, United States
      • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The Wine Country Inn is an upscale boutique hotel set in a bucolic landscape of gardens and vineyards in central Napa valley, just north of St. Helena. The 29 rooms vary in size and amenities; some have wood-burning fireplaces or private balconies with gorgeous views. All rooms come with Keurig TVs…
    41. Casa Munras Garden Hotel & Spa
      Monterey, California, United States
      • Historic
      • Romantic
      • Value
      This upper-middle-range hacienda-style hotel in Old Town Monterey claims to be rich in Spanish heritage, but looks more like a traditional chain hotel. The ivy and flower-covered exterior is pretty, as is the modern lobby with a stone fireplace and cozy leather chairs, but something about the place…
    42. Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport (SFO) - Waterfront
      San Francisco, California, United States
      • Business
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Value
      The 340-room, upper-middle-range Embassy Suites is attractively priced, given its two-room suites, free hot breakfast, and free airport shuttle in a notoriously expensive city. It’s an attractive property that received a renovation in 2014, with a lush tropical atrium and lovely waterfront location…
    43. Bodega Bay Lodge
      Bodega Bay, Sonoma County, California
      • Beachfront
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The 83-room, upscale Bodega Bay Lodge is located on seven gorgeous ocean view acres, one hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge. The property is an integral part of the Sonoma landscape, with lush lawns, rustic stone walls, and fire pits dotting the grounds. Wine tastings, good coffee, and hearty food…
    44. The Senza Hotel
      Napa Valley, California, United States
      • Business
      • Historic
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Ideal for couples looking for a romantic getaway in Napa Valley, the Senza Hotel is a luxurious retreat surrounded by wineries. The 41 rooms are modern and sophisticated with many amenities including free Wi-Fi, fireplaces, and balconies.The grounds have luscious trees and greenery plus water and is…
    45. Monterey Bay Inn
      Monterey, California, United States
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Historic
      • Romantic
      Boasting some of the best views in the area (that can be seen from most of the balconies off each room), the Monteray Bay Inn is a popular choice for tourists looking for a calm waterfront hotel not too far from the action. Located on a quiet end of Cannery Row, the inn is within walking distance of…
    46. West Cliff Inn, a Four Sisters Inn
      Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California
      • Beachfront
      • Boutique
      • Historic
      • Romantic
      West Cliff Inn is an historic mansion perched on a hill across from a Santa Cruz beach. A bed-and-breakfast operated by the California-based Four Sisters Inns, it features smallish rooms, but most have a fireplace and modern marble bathrooms. The neighborhood has changed around the Victorian as of a…
    47. Cedar Glen Lodge
      Tahoe Vista, Lake Tahoe, California
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Sitting in a small forest area across the street from Lake Tahoe, the Cedar Glen Lodge is a throwback to a simpler time with its motor-lodge design and woodsy cabins. Despite its 1930s-era vintage, the hotel is in a state of constant renewal. Friendly owners, lake access, a heated outdoor pool with…
    48. North Block Hotel
      Yountville, California, United States
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Housed in a tiny Mediterranean-style complex, North Block Hotel is well suited for a romantic getaway, with 20 cozy, elegant rooms with wonderful beds, espresso machines, and luxurious bathrooms with a separate six-foot bathtub and walk-in shower; an intimate and upscale spa with personalized and a…
    49. Bungalows 313
      Sonoma, Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      • Value
      This quaint, small B&B in the heart of downtown Sonoma is made up of six homey and attractive bungalows. Each bungalow is different -- some have wood-burning fireplaces, others have Jacuzzi tubs, separate living areas, or full kitchens -- so guests should specify exactly what they want when booking…
    50. Cottage Grove Inn
      Calistoga, California, United States
      • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
      • Boutique
      • Romantic
      Cottage Grove Inn is a mid-range property tucked away on a leafy lot along Calistoga's main street, a few blocks from the center of town. Each of the 17 individual cottages has a quaint porch with rocking chairs and a studio-like interior with skylights and a wood-burning fireplace. Unlike many area…

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