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Shady Oaks Country Inn

3.5 of 5 399 Zinfandel Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I decided to stay here for the weekend after we got married. We wanted to go some place close to home but with some good wine tasting, restaurants and weather - and what better place than Saint Helena and Napa?! We have to traveled to numerous places across the US and other continents, but this is the... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Our second time with Shady Oaks and again not disappointed. Brought 3 other couples with us who share our very positive opinion. Location is perfect for wine tasting and the breakfast was fantastic each day. Lisa and John went above and beyond to assure that we have a perfect experience. Would highly recommend it to others and will stay again... More

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Oakland, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Spiders in the rooms, almost dead bees on the front porch, incredibly dusty and moldy smelling. Ceiling looked like it was caving in and painted over. No stopper included with what looked like a nice bathtub. Oh well... I was afraid of finding spiders in my room, after someone I know found one in his room the night before. So... More

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John R, Owner at Shady Oaks Country Inn, responded to this review

We never saw her because she arrived late and left early for work each day. I made sure there were no spiders in her room after her partner told us he found one in his room and told us she was deathly afraid of spiders. We are in the country in the vineyards.I sprayed his room as soon as he... More

Citrus Heights
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

What a lovely experience to wake up and have coffee, surrounded by vineyards. Very clean, quaint B & B., in the heart of wine country. Breakfast on the patio was delicious, and the new acquaintances were a pleasure to chat with. We arrived late, and they had wine in the fridge waiting for us. And red wine on the table,... More

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Austin, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My husband and I as well as another couple chose this place. We will all definitely return on all future trips out to Napa Valley. The breakfasts were great and hearty each day. This is not a simple breakfast. The wine provided each night is a great way to wrap up the day before dinner. John is the best host... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Over April 3-4th weekend, my husband and I spent two nights at this most charming Victorian Bed & Breakfast. After a terrific phone conversation with John, I was hoping to meet him. He was at the Saturday breakfast and wife Hope at Sunday's. The hospitality, maps and information given to us made our trip a memorable event. John suggested the... More

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Stateline, NV
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A really fine little B&B tucked away between Yountville and St Helena in the Napa Wine region. An outstanding breakfast prepared and served to gourmet standards. In the evening, wine and cheese are provided on a delightful outdoor patio where we met a really fun European couple and had pleasant converstation over wine and cheese. Very clean and inviting. John... More

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Concord, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This was a cute and quite place, surrounded by trees and just the perfect amount of sunlight. It was easily accessible to everything in town. The bed were comfortable, the rooms were nicely heated and very clean. Also the food was AMAZING!!! You can tell the owners pay attention to every little detail. We will be back, I'm sure of... More

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Miami, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Oh God. We are extremely disappointed with this BB. My Fiance took me to our second trip to Sonoma, Napa, St. Helena. I was in charged of a romantic BB selection. He wanted a special place. I did spend a few hours reading reviews, searching maps and based on the reviews, I choose the Sandy Oaks. I even spoke with... More

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John R, Owner at Shady Oaks Country Inn, responded to this review

After 30 years as an innkeeper I am still amazed sometimes. Our staff reads all our reviews. They work so hard to make sure that everything is just right. So I want to say to Hope, Lilia and Patricia I know this one bothers you. Read all the other ones around this and you will really know how our guests... More

pittsburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Very quaint and quiet. Wonderful service. Would definitely stay again! The area was beautiful. I enjoyed the champagne breakfast with fresh fruit, fresh croissants and eggs benedict. If you are looking for a get away near wine country, this is a great choice!

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Address: 399 Zinfandel Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574
Location: United States > California > Napa Valley > St. Helena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shady Oaks Country Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Shady Oaks Country Hotel St. Helena
Country Inn St. Helena
St. Helena Country Inn
Shady Oaks Country Inn St. Helena, CA - Napa Valley

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