Considering a romantic escape to Calistoga wine country? Perhaps you are planning a girlfriend getaway in Napa Valley like Amy Poehler did in the movie Wine Country? I have found the perfect location at The Bungalows Calistoga. Lets dive in for all the details on this Calistoga boutique hotel review.

Interior of Bungalows of Calistoga with high white ceilings, gas fireplace, galley kitchen & small living room in Calistoga, California.

Bungalows at Calistoga boutique hotel photo © Nancy D. Brown

 

The Bungalows at Calistoga Boutique Hotel Review

Whether I’m staying at a hotel for two nights or a long holiday weekend, I like my hotel location to be within easy reach of my destination. In this case, my husband and I decided to visit Calistoga for Winter in the Wineries a Calistoga Wines Passport program offered in the shoulder season.

Craftsman-style bungalows

The Bungalows at Calistoga offers three modern craftsman-style wood bungalows. Bungalow A is 889 square feet, Bungalow B is 718 square feet and Bungalow C is 545 square feet. We stayed in Bungalow B and it was ideal for the two of us, but can sleep four.

We parked our car in the private parking lot, however, street parking is not a problem in downtown Calistoga. The Bungalows at Calistoga are family-owned with each cottage individually decorated. The owners wanted high ceilings with a bright and airy feeling. I loved the vibrant colors, dazzling tile accents and use of dutch doors in both the front and back entrance to the Calistoga bungalows.

Bungalow B at Calistoga with seafoam green Dutch door and eye-popping tile on the back porch.

Craftsman-style bungalow in Calistoga, California. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

 

Originally home to a store, the space now makes use of a community backyard with private outdoor spaces for each bungalow. We were visiting in the winter, but I can imagine hanging out here with a bottle or two of Napa Valley wine. There are local markets, restaurants and bakeries to complete your DIY happy hour, because in Calistoga, it’s always time for wine.

 

Wood patio table and fabric umbrella behind the bungalows at Calistoga.

Time for wine at the bungalows. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

 

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Inside the Bungalows at Calistoga

The owners have thought of most everything in the Calistoga bungalows. There’s a galley kitchen with full-size refrigerator and microwave. A stove top, coffee maker (with Calistoga Coffee) and tea pot (with Harney and Sons Tea) cookware, utensils and glassware. Families will appreciate the washer and dryer, while I loved the gas fireplace. The sofa makes into a comfortable queen size bed.

 

Chocolate chip cookies by the fire at The Bungalows at Calistoga in California.

Cookies by the fire. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

 

Calistoga boutique hotel review

The separate bedroom offers natural light with a king size bed and flat screen television, delivering Netflix, Amazon or Hulu. A generous sized bathroom includes sliding barn doors and dual sinks. The large walk-in shower features Beekman bath amenities and a hair dryer.

Clean white sheets on a king bed with white painted walls at The Bungalows at Calistoga.

King bed with neutral tones in this Calistoga bungalow. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

 

Calistoga dining options

Steps away from the Bungalows at Calistoga is the historic Brannan Cottage Inn. Within Brannan Cottage is Sam’s General Store, a nod to Calistoga’s founder Sam Brannan. Here you’ll find fresh baked quiche, egg frittatas, avocado toast on bagels flown in from New York and coffee served any way you life. We bought pastries to-go for our breakfast the next morning.

 

Travel Writer Nancy D. Brown holds a plate of pastries for breakfast at The Bungalows at Calistoga.

Nancy D. Brown holds pastries for a wine country breakfast.

 

There are plenty of dining options in Calistoga for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner, in addition to a couple of excellent gourmet chocolatiers. If I’d had more nights at the bungalow, I would have picked up a roast chicken at the local market and made a wine country salad, accompanied with gourmet bread and local wine.

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Rates range from $299 to $500 per night. Discount rates are offered with the purchase of Calistoga Wines Passport.

Hans Fahden 2016 Merlot

Calistoga wines make memories. Photo © Nancy D. Brown

Calistoga Insider tips

If you want to do Calistoga like a local, you should consider coming to Calistoga at Christmas time for the annual Tractor Parade. If you are looking for the best value for wine tasting, pick up Calistoga’s Winter in the Wineries Passport. Passport holders will be treated to complimentary and discounted wine tastings throughout Calistoga, in addition to shopping, dining and lodging discounts.

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The Bungalows at Calistoga sign with address and phone number outside the boutique hotel.

If You Go:

The Bungalows at Calistoga (707) 341-6544

207 Wappo Avenue

Calistoga, California 94515

 

Bungalows at Calistoga boutique hotel review, all photography and YouTube video by travel writer Nancy D. Brown. I was a guest of The Bungalows at Calistoga while gathering material for Winter in the Wineries.

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