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          387 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. 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…
          3. The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe
            Truckee, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Child-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…
          4. Auberge du Soleil
            Rutherford, California, United States
            • Adults-Only
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            One of the snazziest places to stay in Napa Valley, Auberge du Soleil is a five-pearl boutique resort spread out over a beautiful hillside with fantastic views out over the surrounding countryside and vineyards. The 50 elegant rooms and suites are romantic, with fireplaces and deep soaking tubs with…
          5. Tahoe Mountain Resorts Lodging
            Truckee, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Child-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…
          6. Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
            Fish Camp, Yosemite National Park, California
            • Child-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…
          7. Yosemite Valley Lodge
            Yosemite National Park, California, United States
            • Child-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…
          8. 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…
          9. Calistoga Spa Hot Springs
            Calistoga, California, United States
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            • Value
            The Calistoga Spa Hot Springs is a mid-range hotel located on the site of geothermal mineral pools that feed into a whirlpool, a soaking pool, and large lap pool. Day visitors are allowed, although the hotel puts a limit on how many outside guests can enter. The 57 motel-style rooms were updated in…
          10. Resort at Squaw Creek
            Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Child-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…
          11. Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite
            Groveland, Yosemite National Park, California
            • Child-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. 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…
          13. 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…
          14. Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square
            San Francisco, California, United States
            • Child-Friendly
            • Historic
            • 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, and 53 modern one-, two-, and three-bedroom units feel like designer model homes with fireplaces, full kitchens, and amenities. a…
          15. 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…
          16. Half Dome Village
            Yosemite National Park, California, United States
            • Child-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…
          17. 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…
          18. Harvest Inn
            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…
          19. 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…
          20. 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…
          21. 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…
          22. The Village at Squaw Valley
            Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            The upper-middle-range Village at Squaw Valley resembles a charming European-style village, and is the retail hub of the world-famous ski resort. Shops and restaurants line the walkways between the 180-room hotel's six buildings. Suites feature kitchens, radiant floor heat, and lots of space, but of…
          23. Franciscan Lakeside Lodge
            Tahoe Vista, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Child-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…
          24. The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa
            Boyes Hot Springs, Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County
            • Business
            • Child-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…
          25. 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…
          26. 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…
          27. Cedar Glen Lodge
            Tahoe Vista, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            • Value
            Set in a forested area across the street from Lake Tahoe, the 31-unit Cedar Glen Lodge is a throwback to a simpler time with its motor-lodge design, woodsy cabins, and 1930s-era vintage. Accommodations are split between cabins and lodge rooms, all with cable flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, and free a…
          28. 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…
          29. 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 -…
          30. 3 Peaks Resort and Beach Club
            South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Child-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…
          31. 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…
          32. Squaw Valley Lodge
            Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Child-Friendly
            • Romantic
            With an unbeatable location at the foot of Squaw Valley, ski-in/ski-out convenience, free covered parking, and big condo-style rooms with kitchenettes, the upper-to-mid-range Squaw Valley Lodge enjoys a dedicated fan base. The attentive service and informal atmosphere make the Lodge more intimate is…
          33. 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…
          34. Indian Springs Resort and Spa
            Calistoga, California, United States
            • Historic
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            The four-pearl Indian Springs Resort and Spa is located at the northern end of Napa Valley on 16 acres of gardens, hills, and ponds. There are four thermal geysers, mud baths, and beautiful palm trees and ponds throughout the property. The main pool is one of California's largest and uses mineral is…
          35. 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…
          36. Cow Hollow Motor Inn and Suites
            San Francisco, California, United States
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Value
            The 130-room, budget Cow Hollow is part of a series of motor inns located along Lombard Street in San Francisco’s Marina District. Like the other properties, Cow Hollow is no-frills, and lacks a restaurant and comfortable lounge area. The best feature here is the lively Marina District location -- a…
          37. The Landing Resort & Spa
            South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Beachfront
            • Business
            • Child-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…
          38. 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…
          39. Candlelight Inn Napa Valley
            Napa, Napa Valley, California
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            Situated between the border of Sonoma and Napa, the Candlelight Inn is a beautiful bed and breakfast on a quiet residential street in the city of Napa, within a 10-minute drive of the Napa Valley Wine Train and the downtown area. The historic Tudor-style building was built in 1929 and now hosts 10 a…
          40. Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel at Heavenly
            South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Business
            • Child-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…
          41. Bungalows 313
            Sonoma, Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County
            • Boutique
            • Child-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…
          42. 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…
          43. The Westin Verasa Napa
            Napa, Napa Valley, California
            • Child-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…
          44. Hotel Healdsburg
            Healdsburg, California, United States
            • Boutique
            • Luxury
            • Romantic
            It's hard to find fault with this 55-room boutique in charming Healdsburg, which delivers luxurious rooms (most with big soaking tubs), a convenient location within walking distance of tasting rooms (no designated driver required), and ample free perks that help guests feel pampered (free valet free…
          45. Red Wolf Lakeside Lodge
            Tahoe Vista, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Beachfront
            • Child-Friendly
            Red Wolf Lakeside Lodge is a low-key, three-pearl property on the shores of Northern Lake Tahoe. If you're planning on spending your summer vacation outdoors, the private beach, free water sports equipment, and heated outdoor pool are great perks. Lodge-inspired, apartment-style rooms are ideal for…
          46. 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…
          47. Beach Retreat & Lodge at Tahoe
            South Lake Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, California
            • Beachfront
            • Child-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…
          48. Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa
            Monterey, California, United States
            • Business
            • Child-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…
          49. Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel
            Monterey, California, United States
            • Beachfront
            • Romantic
            The three-and-a-half-pearl Monterey Tides, a Joie de Vivre hotel, is a great choice for beachgoers, as there's a clean public beach at the property's door, but it's far from downtown. Its restaurant, bar, and lawn have unobstructed ocean views, as do many of its 196 guest rooms. All of the rooms are…
          50. Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
            Monterey, California, United States
            • Business
            • Child-Friendly
            The upper-middle-range Portola is a sprawling waterfront property right in the heart of Downtown Monterey. Its 379 spacious rooms have attractive nautical-themed decor, large flat-screen TVs, and empty mini-fridges. Property highlights include a solid restaurant serving fresh California cuisine; and…

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