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6523 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1309
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#4 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Yountville
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Located in the heart of Napa Valley's Town of Yountville and sitting on the original track that ran through the Napa Valley is the Newly Renovated Napa Valley Railway Inn. Walking distance to not one, not two, three, four, but now five of Thomas Keller's restaurants one of which is The French Laundry along with Wineries, Wine Bars, Shops and many other Michelin Star Restaurants. All Railcars have king beds (6 Railcars, 1 Caboose), the Station House Suite is a two room suite with a king size bed and a queen size bed. Mini Model Bakery located in one of our Cabooses is on property serving up specialty coffees along with baked goodies including one of Oprah's Favorite Things, The English Muffins. Top of the line bedding and linens will ensure a great nights sleep.
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Free parking
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Breakfast available
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel
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We had a nice time, except we never saw anyone that worked there the whole time we were there. We ended up helping others that didn't understand how to get their keys or which car they were in. Also, a new place behind the train cars had a wedding that went way into the wee hours with very loud music. Other than that it was just fine.
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My husband and I loved the accommodations and location of this inn. The room decor is smart and tasteful and the property is very well maintained. The location is convenient for access to restaurants and shops in Yountville, all within walking distance. The inn management assisted us in booking tastings and restaurants, and the recommendations were spot on. The mini Model cafe was a welcome and convenient addition and we had breakfast there during our visit. We enjoyed our stay immensely and plan to return!
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After several trips to Yountville, we opted to give the NVRI a shot. To be honest, price had everything to do with the choice and what a present surprise. Each room is its own box car so narrow but long. The covered area in the common section contains rockers, chairs/loveseats with tables, etc. A great place to have a cup of coffee and nice little baked good from the little Model Bakery, literally attached to the ‘train’. There is limited space for clothes, but you can manage. So you don’t have the pool, champagne breakfast, but not really needed, you save a bundle, the location is as convenient as can be. Highly recommended, but book early as space is limited.
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Napa Valley Railway Inn offers a fine option for those suffering sticker shock when contemplating the ulta-luxe accomodations in Yountville. There is flair and style and history and comfort here, enough to satisfy most discerning guests, and at a way more reasonable price. Historic background: A group of 120-year-old refrigerated boxcars from Oregon has been grouped together on some of Yountville's few remaining railroad tracks with an open-air courtyard linking them that is nicely outfitted with chairs, tables and rockers. The effect is charming, but real, definitely not too "cutesy." We stayed in the caboose which featured a cupola skylight area over a superbly comfy king bed, a little sitting area with easy chair and a modest-sized bathroom with all the expected amenities. Only two problems prevent this fine lodging from earning five stars -- a bathtub that drained very poorly and a refrigerator in a side table enclosure that didn't work, two defects that should have been caught by housekeepers or management. One modest suggestion for improvement: The on-site Model Bakery makes the world's best English muffins (ask Oprah) and it would be nice if the Railway Inn would arrange a discount there for guests since no breakfast comes with the rooms here. A final note: Yountville provides a perfect locale for touring the Napa Valley, since it is enough off the main Highway 29 freeway to be an oasis of small-town charm without the traffic jams that mar many other places there. We'd definitely try to stay in Yountville and at the Napa Valley Railway Inn whenever we return to that lovely area.
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We chose Yountville as a one night stop on our wine country vacation because of it's convenient location to Domain Chandon where we booked a very early morning hot air balloon flight. This hotel was in our price range and had a very unique appeal about it - converted railroad cars! Loved the self check in and self check out option, very convenient for travelers arriving late and departing early - our room number and door code was texted to us earlier that morning and we actually never interacted with anyone at the hotel as the front office was closed. Room was clean, well decorated and very comfortable - we loved the convenience, price and self check in process. Very cool concept, wish we stayed another day to enjoy the cozy sitting area outside the entrance to our car. Lots of good dinner options within walking distance nearby.
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$221 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
napa valley railway hotel yountville, napa valley railway inn
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaNapa ValleyYountville
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Napa Valley Railway Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Napa Valley Railway Inn?
Nearby attractions include V Marketplace (0.04 miles), Veterans Memorial Park (0.02 miles), and JCB Tasting Salon (0.03 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Napa Valley Railway Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Napa Valley Railway Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Napa Valley Railway Inn?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Napa Valley Railway Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Napa Valley Railway Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bouchon Bakery, The French Laundry, and Bistro Jeanty.
Is Napa Valley Railway Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Yountville.
Are there any historical sites close to Napa Valley Railway Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting General M.G. Vallejo Home (9.3 miles), Napa Valley Opera House (8.2 miles), and Lachryma Montis (9.3 miles).
Is Napa Valley Railway Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.