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“Excellent Wine Country Restaurant!!” 5 of 5 stars
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Auberge du Soleil
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   180 Rutherford Hill Rd., Rutherford, CA 94573   |  
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Leoti, Kansas
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“Excellent Wine Country Restaurant!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This was our second time at this restaurant ...and it was as good as we remembered!!!

Our schedule was messed up by our limousine company and thankfully they were able to accommodate us for lunch ....and what a fantastic lunch it was!!

The restaurant was full and our service was still impeccable. The view is amazing!! The food fantastic!! and served in my favorite way ... giving you enough time to enjoy each course and your wine without feeling hurried.

We can't say enough nice things about the restaurant and hopefully on our next trip we will be enjoying the hotel area!!!

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

It was an amazing experience, great staff, amazing service, luxurious rooms and restaurants.
It was a truly great service, we celebrated our anniversary and stayed there for 2 nights, cant wait to go back again. The staff at the hotel is constantly working to make you feel like you are royalty:)
If you are looking for an amazing experience, this is the place for you.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Everything at this resort was done to perfection. We had a hillside suite that was beautifully appointed. Great spa massages! Dinner at the restaurant was so good we canceled another reservation to eat there again. Would definitely go back again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile


Between the setting, the facility, quality and service, the hotel is quite nearly flawless. Tucked away discreetly just up a pine-laced drive right above Rutherford's finest vineyards, the arrival experience is subtle: one is greeted by beauty rather than branded signage as in the case of the big-box chains elsewhere. The staff are alert, gracious and paying attention; name usage is from the heart rather than from a training manual; smiles are genuine and everyone right dimensional to the bussers and room
Attendants are well informed and highly anticipatory.

The rooms are magnificent, odes to cosseting thoughtfulness with an extraordinary sense of detail and precision. Every aspect of the accommodations are brilliantly thought out, clearly under the leadership of management that espouses a global sense of style and élan, fused with a sense of the locale's Bacchanalian spirit and legacy.

The food and beverage program is equally, unequivocally conceived and delivered with a grace and stateliness that one would more liken to a Bolshoi Ballet performance than an American dining room-- yet at the same time, remarkably relaxed and unpretentious.

Even the breakfast is finer in quality, originality and consistency than dinner at the finest surrounding restaurants in Napa. How many establishments for example can deliver a coffee service of such simplicity and elegance that one returns the next day just to be sure it wasn't a mere figment of one's imagination during the previous night's reverie?

Unlike a property like Meadowood up the road where generally speaking, Father Time long ago moved on, Auberge du Soleil is a legend in the making.

One of The world's best hotels, period. Bravo!

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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lausanne suisse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

What a wonderful property. Unbelievable service, great food, beautiful views and a fabulous spa. Central location, close to many good vineyards ( Conn Creek is just down the hill) We loved it. Hated to leave.
A full day at the spa would be decadent, but so worth it.

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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Visited Auberge du Soleil as a couples trip. The room was absolutely fabulous. It's large and comfortable with a lovely private patio. The fitness facility was clean and has spacious windows and French doors to the outdoor terrance with additional equipment. The restaurant was beautiful and had a large selection of healthy food. The pool view is awesome and chairs are just luscious!! Will definitely go back!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013 via mobile

Secluded luxury resort for when you want to get away and relax. Excellent service without being overbearing. Spacious comfortable rooms with complimentary snack and non-alcoholic mini-bar. Some with a gorgeous view of the valley. The indoor/outdoorworkout facility has very good equipment and equiped with dry fruit and nuts. The pool soaks up the sun in a very private setting. Dining is excellent and the hotel is a great base from which to explore the Napa Valley wineries. The price for rooms is high but it is nice to have such a place available when you want a special getaway.

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Additional Information about Auberge du Soleil

Address: 180 Rutherford Hill Rd., Rutherford, CA 94573
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Location: United States > California > Napa Valley > Rutherford
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Rutherford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Auberge du Soleil 5*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Auberge Du Soleil is a prestigious luxury resort and spa with a world renowned restaurant nestled within 33 sunlit acres of Rutherford Hill in beautiful Napa Valley, California.• 50 Luxurious suites and rooms boasting unsurpassed views of the valley vineyards • Michelin-starred restaurant with bistro and bar overlooking the valley on wrap around decks • Award-winning luxury Spa • Exclusive pool with lounge• Fitness center, open-air movement studio, yoga pavilion and tennis courts• 5 stunning and intimate locations for weddings and events• A comprehensive art collection of outdoor sculpture ... more   less 
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