Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer
What We Love
- The locavore fare at the Harvest Table restaurant
- Close to some of the valley’s best vineyards and an easy walk from St. Helena’s main drag
- The concierge often doles out free tasting passes for local wineries
What To Know
- The inn is located on eight acres of land overlooking vineyards and mountains
- Many rooms have private terraces and hot tubs
- Get a massage in one of three treatment rooms or out in the Redwood Grove garden sanctuary
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
Flanked by the Mayacamas Mountains and offering enchanting views of the surrounding vineyards, Harvest Inn’s 78 units are spread out among the four branches of the resort (Rose, Vineyard, Fountain, and Manor House), which cover eight acres of well-manicured gardens. A carved wooden bar, towering stone fireplace and exposed beam ceilings lend an Old World elegance to the cozy spaces, which are dotted with overstuffed sofas and buttery leather armchairs. Oversized rooms are designed for romance with Mission style oak wood beds, 400 thread-count linens and marble bathrooms stocked with Aveda products. Many rooms have gas-burning fireplaces, patios and soaking tubs. Some have private terraces with hot tubs for two. The rooms also feature fluffy robes, a flat-screen TV, a bottle of wine from a local vineyard and a coffee maker for your morning cup of joe. After a long day of exploring, book an in-room grape-seed facial and body scrub or lounge by one of two pools/hot tubs, then sample an array of vinos in front of a cozy cobblestone hearth. Chef Charlie Palmer helms the hotel’s locavore restaurant, Harvest Table, which serves dishes like pan roasted wild king salmon and organic chicken with roasted artichokes and cipollini onions. The concierge will be happy to suggest some nearby haunts, and can get you into most places. (Just don’t ask about French Laundry!)
In the Area
Go on a wine-tasting spree and hit some of St. Helena’s and Yountville’s most beloved wineries, like Domaine Chandon, Merryvale and V. Sattui. See the landscape from above by hot air balloon on a trip into the clouds with Napa Valley Balloons or join a guided bike ride through the vines with Napa Valley Bike Tours. Test your need for speed at Infineon Raceway, where you can be a spectator or join the action through the Jim Russell Racing Drivers School in Sonoma. Nearby Calistoga is known for its rejuvenating mud baths and geyser-fed mineral pools; book a tub and a scrub at Indian Springs Resort & Spa.
How to Get There
I was absolutely thrilled with this hotel . Everything about it was wonderful . The views are spectacular. Pay the extra for the vineyard view. I would definitely stay here again and I am difficult to please
This isn't the first time my wife and I have stayed here. It's expensive, sure. It's also a place to enjoy, relax, and spend oodles of time if you can. Staying at the Harvest Inn is a part of the reason to be in the valley in the first place. There is the wine, of course, and the great restaurants (H.I. has one of these.) Then, there is relaxing into the ambiance that is wine country. That's what this place does best with it's warm ambiance, spaciousness inside and out, and friendly staff. Our room had a balcony that faced into the vineyards, a scant few yards away.
This is a very nice hotel. The room is big and have terrace and fireplace.
They also have bonfire right next to the vineyard.
Check in could have been better but that’s ok, the place is too good and nice to complain about that.
We really enjoyed napa and everything about it.
Ashley was super nice recommending us wine tasting around the area.
Would definitely recommend!
The hotel includes all you need for pleasure/business. Comfortable rooms, 24 hour Reception, excellent restaurant/bar, pool, gym and Spa. The staff is very helpful and friendly. Great location, just outside of town, so its quiet, but close.
Horrible experience during my 4th trip to the Harvest Inn. Did not get the room I reserved and was basically told that "everyone else has already checked in" and they would not do anything to change it the first night there. Have not received any compensation for the night spent in a less valued room. Was transferred the next day to a room similar to what I had reserved but right next to the mechanical room that had banging noises all night. Will not go back to this place after having enjoyed it so much in the past.