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The Chanric Inn
1805 Foothill Blvd. Calistoga CA 94515
Tel: +1 707 942 4535 Toll Free:+1 877 281 3671
From $249 for a queen room to $499 plus tax per night for a deluxe suite with jacuzzi. Includes breakfast.
Well behaved pets welcome
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The Chanric Inn

Calistoga, Napa Valley, California

CALIFORNIAN DREAM 

Step into this elegant, luxurious seven-room, gay owned guesthouse for the ultimate pampering experience. Indulge in mouth-watering food, world-class wine and relaxing massages in this sumptuous accommodation, with Napa Valley's vineyards and mountains at your fingertips. 

The Inn is a Condé Nast Johansens Recommended Hotel. 

Location

Located in California's famous wine-country, The Chanric Inn, nestled in the northern town of Calistoga is the perfect retreat for foodies, who want to get away from it all, or who'd like to have a luxury base from which explore the surrounding area.

Owners Jim and Joel, offer optional special packages when you book, including hot air balloon trips, wine-tasting tours of Napa's vineyards or pampering spa treatments, to make the most of the area. There's plenty to indulge in at the guesthouse including their 3-course signature brunch and massage facilities, but if you want to stretch your legs, try visiting Calistoga town. Famous for the surrounding vineyards and hot springs (5 minutes drive from the Inn or ten minutes walk), the pretty town has Michelin star restaurants, museums, art galleries, festivals and spas with mud baths and geothermal waters well worth seeing.

If you like to exercise, there are plenty of local hikes and biking tracks you can follow just 10 minutes walk from the accommodation, plus the Petrified Forest is just a short drive away and offers a step back in time, three millions years, around a trail of majestic petrified redwood. If, after all the pampering and indulgence, you need a city hit, the buzzing city of San Francisco, is only one and a half hours drive away.  

About The Owners

The charming hosts Joel and Jim left France 24 years ago to live in Paraguay where they ran a cattle ranch and also a Cultural Centre with an Art Gallery, a small theatre and a French Bistro. They moved to the USA and took over and renovated the Inn in 2012. They speak English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. Wow!

  • Joel and Jim do everything to a very high standard and their attention to detail is superb. Plus there are so many complimentary extras that you leave feeling very special.
  • The food! The 3-course breakfast was a highlight. Served from 8.30 to 10.30 every day, it is a culinary joy and a must for foodies. They also offer additional nibbles and glass of wine or champagne around 5.30pm in the lounge which gives you a chance to meet other guests and talk with Joel or Jim.  
  • Joel and Jim who live at the property were discreetly on hand, whenever you needed help or advice about the local area. Lots of guidance on where to eat is provided and they are picky so you can trust their recommendations. This is their favourite local winery. We walked into Castiloga which is pretty and small Napa Valley town with lots of good eating options. 
  • All the rooms are very spacious, some more than others, but all the rooms were a good size. The bedding is supremely comfortable and the sweet treats on the pillow is a lovely touch as part of their turn down service.
  • Having a massage after a day of wine-tasting is the perfect wind down. Pure indulgence!
  • Hot tub was open late, so we could relax there in the evening after a glass of wine and nibbles.
  • You can eat your breakfast al-fresco, which is a wonderful way to enjoy the amazing Californian weather.
  • We like the fact that Chanric has a green philosophy and use organic cleaning products and locally sourced ingredients for food.
  • Fresh coffee and tea outside your room in the morning helps you get the day off to a perfect start. 

  • Each guestroom has a bathroom with marble showers, stone floors and stone vessel sinks.
  • There are 7 guestrooms; 6 king bedrooms and 1 queen bedroom.
  • There's a garden patio area with fountain, fireplace and lounge area, swimming pool, whirlpool and massage room.
  • Beautiful gardens surround the property, growing flowers and herbs used in the Inn's signature 3-course brunches.
  • Welcome bubbles and chocolate truffles on arrival. 
  • Wi-Fi and newspapers are available. 
  • The property is air-conditioned.
  • Three course champagne breakfast-brunch, late afternoon hors d'oeuvres, wines and cheeses and a coffee and tea service are available.
  • Pet friendly.
  • Packages include; Hot Air Balloon Package with a ride for 2, 60’ couple's massage, 2 boutique wineries tastings, and The Chanric Inn-Dulge Package with 90’ Masters Massage, a cave tour and tasting at Von Strasser Winery, 3-course brunch for 2 and luxurious keepsake bathrobes.
  • The whole property (7 bedrooms) is also available with great rates for groups and venues.

   

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