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The Chanric Inn
Ranked #10 of 27 Calistoga B&B and Inns
Reviewed May 6, 2014

We have just stayed at the Inn for one night in April.
It was fab - what a great place and Joel (the host) was fantastic.

The room was huge, well furnished and with all the comforts....and yesssss not TV!!!
We were welcomed with champagne and canapes, used the swimming pool and hot tub, enjoyed the garden and just had a fab time. This is an highly recommended place for romantic gateaways - really relaxing.

I would go there over and over again.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jim D, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2014

Oh Thank you! what a great review! I would go to this place !!!!
Well, that's exactly what our project was, to make a place we would like to go to, and come back and feel at home or better than home! We are so happy you enjoyed and we will make our best to surprise you again! Thanks again to share this beautiful house with us, Joel & Jim

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Reviewed February 26, 2014

Just spent 4 nights at the Inn and it was a great experience. Innkeepers Joel & Jim were very friendly, helpful, and attentive; the Inn is spotless; the rooms cozy and lovely. Everything was of very high quality, and the breakfast's were delicious! We felt very comfortable there. Will definitely go back

Room Tip: All of the rooms were beautiful and well-furnished
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  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled as a couple
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Jim D, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2014

Thanks a lot for the so kind words. The great thing of low season is that we have enough time to dedicate to each guest and it has been a real pleasure for us to pamper you! We are happy you appreciated our brunches; the exciting challenge will be to surprise you next time! Cheers! Joel

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Reviewed January 31, 2014

We stayed one night in Chanric on a whim. We were well looked after by the owner who made the guests a four course breakfast in the morning. Beds were comfy and it was close to downtown Calistoga. Would definitely recommend for a couple's weekend break.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review us! I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay.
We do like to care our breakfast, the most important meal of the day!
Anytime you're thinking of taking another mini vacation on a whim, we hope you come see us again.

Best,
Joel, Owner

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Reviewed December 9, 2013

Stayed here sadly only for one night at the end of August. Absolutely wonderful experience and a beautiful property. We were lucky enough to be the only guests that night so we had our choice of room; enjoyed some time by the pool and in the hot tub and we were brought out a nice little plate of appetizers as well as some wine. Champagne when we arrived and more waiting for us when we came back from dinner. The breakfast the next morning was impeccable and the service was great. All around an absolutely fantastic experience and I would stay here again in a second.

Many thanks to Joel and Jim for everything and I hope to be back some day.

Room Tip: Upstairs rooms may be slightly less chilly, it was a little cool in the basement.
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2013

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! Though we wish you could have stayed with us longer, I'm happy to hear you enjoyed every minute of it. Anytime you need a little getaway, you're always welcome here. Happy holidays! Best, Joel, Owner

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Reviewed November 26, 2013

Room was cozy and high end although lacking in a TV, which is fine given the surroundings. Finishes in the bathroom and guest suite were all very high end and looked like they had been redone recently (11/22/13).

Service was impeccable - nothing better than the owner of the B&B truly behave as a best friend hosting you would - champagne flowed freely (at check in, after dinner, and at breakfast), recommendations were highly personal and spot on, and a fantastic breakfast served with the utmost care.

If I was staying at a Ritz or 4S I would have easily paid $80 for the breakfast per person. There's no nickle and diming here as you would find in a larger, branded hotel - sodas, waters, pelligrinos, etc are all complimentary as are Lindor chocolates.

Did not try the pool or jacuzzi.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled as a couple
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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2013

Thank you so much for sharing your kind and thoughtful words. Nothing matters more to us than making sure our guests feel relaxed, welcomed, and most of all, well taken care of. Taking care of details is our passion and we are very proud to surprise our guests beginning their day with a "crazy" breakfast !!! With that in mind, I'd be happy to pass along your compliments to the rest of the team. Anytime you need a little getaway, our doors are always open! thanks again,

Take care,
Joel, Owner

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Reviewed November 24, 2013

My sister an I recently took a sisters weekend retreat and ended up at the Chanric Inn - What a delightful Surprise. The Customer service was above and beyond anything I have ever experienced. The owners show true pride and care in what they do. What a fabulous weekend we had with amazing breakfasts. Everything is done with Care! This is a the top of my list for a revisit.

  • Stayed: November 2013, traveled with family
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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2013

Thanks for the great review! I'm so pleased to hear you and your sister had a wonderful visit with us; that is exactly our goal, to make this beautiful house a very special place for everyone and for an unforgettable stay! Looking forward to next time!

Many thanks,
Joel, Owner

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Reviewed November 18, 2013

My husband and I have stayed twice at the Chanric Inn in the past year and I can't believe it's taken me so long to write a glowing review! We decided to stay in Calistoga instead of Napa because of the beautiful town right in the middle of wine country. Joel and Jim were amazing hosts on both of our visits, from the champagne on our arrival to inquiring about our breakfast preferences. Each morning is a gourmet treat with homemade food and fresh fruit drinks - what a way to start a day of wine tasting! Our favorite part of each day of our trip was the cocktail hour in the evening. Sitting on the porch with a glass of wine and a snack watching the sun set over the mountains is something we've talked about many times since. The rooms are modern, sleek, and comfortable, and you have coffee waiting for you each morning outside your room. The Inn itself was renovated in between our two visits and it's clear that Joel and Jim know what they're doing when it comes to interior decorating as the place looks incredible! We plan to make the Chanric a part of our stay every time we visit Napa and can't recommend it enough!

Room Tip: The renovated room on the first floor has an enormous bathroom with heated floors and a huge spa tub...
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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled as a couple
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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2013

We really appreciate the glowing review! It warms our hearts knowing how much you and your husband enjoy staying with us. We are happy to know you are planning more visits to the Napa Valley and stay at our beautiful house in Calistoga. Our goal is to make each one of your visits better than the last! New recipes are on the counter! Please tell your husband we said hello and that we're looking forward to next time.

Best,
Joel, Owner

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Additional Information about The Chanric Inn

Address: 1805 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, CA 94515-1624 (Formerly Culver Mansion)
Location: United States > California > Napa Valley > Calistoga
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Calistoga
Price Range: $796 - $799 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Chanric Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Chanric Inn, recommended by Condé Nast Johansens, offers exquisite service and enticing packages. Focused on the discerning culinary traveler, indulge in a multi-course, chef-prepared brunch and complimentary wet bar, late afternoon hors d'oeuvres with wines, Schramsberg at night . Also, enjoy soul-soothing massage treatments in our tranquil spa, hot Jacuzzi and nice pool with view. Take advantage of special rates with our packages that combine all the best that Napa Valley has to offer. We adhere to an eco-friendly and green philosophy ... more   less 
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