Top 8 Dog-Friendly Hotels in Napa Valley

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Now that your COVID-19 pandemic puppy is a full-fledged family member, it only makes sense to bring the four-legged companion to Napa Wine Country. While they may not sip on cabernet or chardonnay, plenty of Napa Valley hotels offer amenities to make their vacation just as enjoyable as yours. Here are the top 8 pet-friendly hotels to discover in Napa Valley.

Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection

Room at Solage
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Every dog gets a warm welcome at Solage in Napa Valley’s Calistoga. Personalized welcome cards, plus dog bowls and dog treats will make your canine companion feel as pampered as you will at this luxury resort. This pet-friendly hotel sits on 22 acres of land, so there’s plenty of space for your pup to roam and explore. Even better, rent a bike for yourself and take on the terrain together. Newly-built cottage-style suites with outdoor patios are an additional pet-friendly amenity.

755 Silverado Trail N, Calistoga, CA 94515, (707) 942-7442


Room at SENZA Hotel with puppy
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Owned by Kathryn Hall of Hall Wines, SENZA Hotel’s winery roots show in this pet-friendly resort that’s surrounded by vines. Go for long walks in the nearby parks or trails, then while your dog naps in the luxurious suites, pamper yourself at the on-site spa, or take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool.

4066 Howard Lane, Napa, CA 94558, (707) 253-0337

Carneros Resort and Spa

Room at Carneros Resort and Spa
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Book a stay at one of Carneros Resort and Spa’s cottage dwellings, where the outdoor spaces are as carefully appointed as the interior. Gardens, patios, fire pits—even an outdoor rain shower—beckon both you and your four-legged friend. While you sip on wine, your dog can snack on locally made dog treats. A dog toy, leash, waste bags, and paw wipes ensure all your pet’s essential needs are met as well. If you plan to venture out on your own, the friendly staff can assist with setting up dog walking or dog sitting appointments.

4048 Sonoma Highway, Napa, CA 94559, (707) 299-4900

Andaz Napa

Room at Andaz Napa
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City dwellers and their dogs will feel right at home at the Andaz, located in downtown Napa. Eat your way through nearby Oxbow Public Market, catch live music at Blue Note Napa, and of course, taste wine at nearby urban tasting rooms. Your pooch will appreciate the modern and plush amenities in the rooms and suites at this dog-friendly hotel.

1450 1st Street, Napa, CA 94559, (707) 687-1234

Bardessono Hotel and Spa

The pool at Bardessono Hotel and Spa
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Pets have always been welcome at Bardessono, but recently the hotel showed its commitment to more animal friends through a partnership with Connolly Ranch. A portion of proceeds from its pet menu and pet fees will go towards food and veterinary care for the sheep at the Ranch. Like the wooly farm beneficiaries, well-behaved dogs are allowed to roam the gardens and property or join you at the pool. Your pet can even indulge in their own ‘Bone Appetite’ menu. To pair with dog-friendly dishes such as ‘Mindful Meats Beef & Carrots’ or ‘Mary’s Chicken and Rice’? Animal-friendly beer or wine such as Beefy Brown Ale or ZinfanTail.

6526 Yount Street, Yountville, CA 94599, (707) 204-6030

Archer Hotel Napa

Dog lying on doggy bed with all toys, Archer Hotel
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While many Wine Country visits are all about the soils and vines at your feet, Archer looks to the skies for a different perspective on a wine vacation—there’s a lot of action happening on this downtown Napa rooftop. Cool off on the Water Deck while you sip wine and nibble on bites from the Sky & Vine Rooftop Bar. Or, relax with a spa treatment on the rooftop spa. Don’t worry, Fido won’t even notice you’re gone; they will be too busy relaxing on their premium doggy bed or playing with toys, all provided for their comfort.

1230 1st Street, Napa, CA 94559, (707) 690-9800

Harvest Inn Napa

View at Harvest Inn
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With a name like Harvest Inn, it only makes sense that fine dining takes center stage at this top-rated Napa Valley hotel. Feast on the seasonal menu and tour the five culinary gardens on site. Those herbs you smell on your walk may end up on your plate later as these plots of vegetables and fruit orchards are a source of ingredients for the Inn’s restaurant. Dogs are welcome to join you on the alfresco patio as you dine.

1 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574, (707) 963-9463

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley

Pool view at Four Seasons Resort
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At the newly-opened Four Seasons Napa Valley, the numerous amenities on offer mean you may never leave the property. Two outdoor swimming pools, fire pits, two restaurants, a salon, and even an on-site winery—Elusa—mean the best of a Napa wine vacation are at your doorstep. Furry friends under 25 pounds are welcome, too, so your four-legged best friend can also be your best travel buddy.

400 Silverado Trail N, Calistoga, CA 94515, (707) 709-2100

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Shana Clarke

Shana Clarke is a freelance journalist and consultant based in New York City. Her work regularly appears in a variety of consumer and trade publications, including Wine Enthusiast, Playboy, USA Today, and SevenFifty Daily, among others. She holds a Level 3 Advanced Certification from Wine & Spirits Education Trust and served as a judge at the TexSom International Wine Awards. Follow her at @ShanaSpeaksWine and see more of her work on