Unwind at nearby Hot Spring resort, take a massage…wine tasting and dining just 3 miles away! We've upgraded your vacation experience with great accommodations in a unique rustic home setting. All SATURDAY reservations require a 2-overnight minimum.
Make Napa Valley's Hilltop Cottage your personal access to the world's favorite wine country! Enjoy colorful vineyard views on our historic 36-acre ranch in Calistoga in Napa Valley! We provide a kitchen and dining facilities, comfortable 2 bedrooms with queen beds, full bath and our goal to offer a comfortable home in a complete rustic private setting. Expect fresh towels, clean utensils... and facilities for extended stays. We are pet and eco-friendly as a guest house over the years, we'd love to host you at Hilltop Cottage so bring a friend.
Enjoy the amenities of our Main Lodge nearby including: wireless access, large swimming pool, hot tub, decks with million dollar views of magnificent vineyards and the old faithful Calistoga Geyser. Also visit our vintage Steinway grand in the sitting room, historical library, on property hiking and biking trails, two ponds and much more.
NOTE: Saturday reservations require booking two-overnights during May - November to accommodate wine tourism guests.
DIRECTIONS: Just over 2 miles starting from Calistoga's eastern end from its main street, Lincoln Ave; and, just north on Lake County Hwy. past Tubbs Lane, the main house and cottage are off a short private road.
Places to visit on your Napa Valley vacation
There are several high quality tasting rooms within a mile or so of the cottage. Chateau Montelena, Tubbs Lane, (1880s) subject of the movie: Bottle Shock (1976 French tasting declaring CA wines above European wines.)
Sterling Winery - a castle view of Napa Valley.
Clos Pegase - a favorite near Sterling.
Schramsberg Vineyards, a vineyard of historic importance.
Castello di Amorosa - owned by V. Sattui, a massive castle and winery from several imported European castles completely restored.
Famous Spas: Indian Springs, Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs. Other reasonably priced spas and massages: Calistoga Hot Spring Spa, Golden Haven Spa.
Brannon's Restaurant is well known downtown often presents live jazz. Also, Calistoga Inn, Restaurant and Brewery is highly recommended for patio dining.
Calistoga Balloons 1458 Lincoln St. #15 - ascend from the vineyards adjacent to the cottage property.
Hwy 29 with several famous wineries including Beringer (1880s) and Chars Krug (Peter Mondavi)
CIA: Culinary Institute of America
Silverado Trail: Borders the eastern edge of the Valley all the way from Napa to Calistoga - 27 miles long with stops including: Mumm, Stag's Leap, Van der Hayden, Dutch Henry, Glass Mountain, Duckhorn, many more worthwhile tasting rooms.
They're many near and far places to tour and visit.
GREAT ESCAPES NOT FAR FROM HILLTOP COTTAGE: Napa Valley's colorful vineyards with its balmy weather offers unlimited recreational possibilities. Visit colorful nearby towns including Rutherford, Oakville, Yountville, St. Helena via Hwy 29, and find world-class Napa Valley tasting rooms. Discover California's great restaurants, or visit popular hot spring resorts.
From Hilltop property the Bay Area is 90 minutes, Santa Rosa 30 minutes, and St. Helena 20 minutes away. Visitors are just 2 miles north of Main Street downtown Calistoga, in Napa Valley Wine country. Short Drives may be planned just 5 miles north on CA-HWY29 to Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, where a 5-mile trail brings you to the top of Mount St. Helena to see San Francisco and on clear days Mount Shasta.
A "best kept" secret of hot spring lovers is "day or night" use at Calistoga Hot Springs Spa at reduced rates. Day use begins at 10 am and night discounts after 7pm.
OUR POLICY: Calistoga is a seasonal resort town and please note Hilltop Cottage is uniformly less cost for our rates. After May 1st, reserving the cottage on SATURDAY during high-season we accept only bookings with a minimum of two-overnights on weekends throughout November.
We appreciate on guest departure leaving the cottage as close to it was found by picking up all items, as well as cleaning up the kitchen. We try to return any lost items, but Hilltop Cottage cannot be responsible for personal goods once you've departed. We suggest bringing supplies of food, beverages and snacks. (A wonderful grocery store is only two miles away.) Please bring a box or bag for recycling throwaways at the property. We provide everything else to provide an eco-friendly enjoyable stay.
Pets may roam under your supervision, but we're not responsible for strays or lost pets. We provide help to all guests needing pet-sitting at the main house.
We prefer all smoking is conducted outdoors, however lit embers in dry conditions must be avoided in Napa County. Be cautious in hot dry weather around the vineyards and woodlands and enjoy your vacation!Read more
NAPA VALLEY'S HILLTOP COTTAGE VINEYARD VIEW Calistoga, California
Additional Location Information
Perched above Napa Valley, Hilltop's neighborhood includes Chateau Montelena, the Calistoga Geyser, Downtown Calistoga with shopping, dining, and resorts. Many famous label wineries are nearby including Sterling, Clos Pegaus, V Sattui, and many others. Recreational possibilities include hot springs spas, hiking, biking, swimming, bird watching, fall colors and wine-tasting. We offer 36-acres to roam. Private parking at the ranch house and at Hilltop. Included hot-spot wireless access, garden with a 9' foot deep swimming pool recently renovated, sunbathing, a warm jacuzzi tub and much more. Opportunities for hiking, bird watching, flower and wildlife gazing, ballooning, mountain biking and walking at the ranch are seasonal. Fall vineyard colors and holidays are especially busy, so book early! Your host, Debbie is a life long resident and innkeeper, and will answer any questions about your stay. Full kitchen facilities are included at your cottage. We offer discounted weekly rental rates.
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