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The Craftsman Inn

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1213 Foothill Boulevard, Calistoga, CA 94515
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit started with David who greeted us and escorted us to our lovely room which was spacious and had a full bath with jacuzzi tub and separate shower. We enjoyed the complimentary wine on our private balcony. The location of the inn was so close to the main drag of Calistoga that we could easily walk to all of... More 

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Auckland N.Z
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This was our first experience of staying in an USA "B&B", and we were so impressed .We felt like we were in a 5 star boutique hotel.The decor in our room,the Diamond room,was just lovely.The property is in a fabulous position right across the road from the main street in Calistoga.The breakfasts were special,you could taste the passion and care... More 

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Turlock, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This B & B is full of classy touches, from wine and port in the living room, to chocolate oatmeal cookies with port and glasses in the bedrooms! Breakfast both days where fabulous, homemade scones and muffins, poached eggs and apple sausage, fruit, and granola with yogurt, and worth breaking your diet for french toast! The rooms are all different,... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

What a great place - a warm welcome from Nick and Gillian, comfortable rooms, fabulous breakfasts. We also enjoyed the welcome wine and home-made snacks - repeated each day of the stay. Highly recommended as a base for exploring Calistoga and the wider Napa valley wine region. Nick put together a package for us, included dining vouchers, scheduled wine tastings... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Clean, beautiful furniture, unbeatable breakfasts (and cookies). The Spring room may have been missing a closet, but made up for it with its fantastic bathroom. The Craftsman style was excellently maintained. A few details were strange: The Howell room lacked a working lock on the door, and the only door connecting the Spring room to the rest of the house... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Our stay (three days) at The Craftsman Inn was just perfect. Although the owners have lived in CA for many years, they are originally from the UK and I think the Inn has a touch of English charm to it. Our hosts were lovely and very knowledgeable about the area (and more importantly where the best wineries are!). The food... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Good bits: Outstanding quality, home-coked breakfast - amazing! Clean and comfortable room Convenient location, quality toiletries, complimentary cookies/sherry in the room and wine in the lounge 'Home from home' style decor Bad bits - The Spring room! Quite small with no proper wardrobe, just a hanging rail with no shelves or drawers for clothes Shower didn't work properly But, the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

One of the reasons for staying in Bed and Breakfasts like this is to experience the enthusiasm of the owners. Here you have a lovely old house that has been lovingly restored. But, unfortunately, for whatever reason, the owners have apparently stopped caring. The bones of the room were excellent but the pillows and the mattress should have been replaced... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We went to The Craftsman Inn because a friend of mine suggested it. We immediately felt in love for it. The place is beautiful. Really, it is beautiful ! The rooms are cool and very peacefull. The breakfast is awesome and everything is so simple and easy. It is definitely a perfect place to stay. I would recomend it.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We stayed here for one night after spending 4 nights in San Francisco and booked the Diamond Room. It was absolutely heaven - after an afternoon wine tasting we relaxed in the lovely jacuzzi tub with a glass of wine and the gorgeous homemade cookies which were divine. The room was large and spacious and the bed one of the... More 

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