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“Bardessono is the best place to stay in Napa”
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Bardessono
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Yountville
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Seattle, Washington
1 review
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“Bardessono is the best place to stay in Napa”
Reviewed March 14, 2014

The perfect place for that special occasion. Close to The French Laundry and a host of other Yountville restaurant. The hotel and staff were simply outstanding- this, of course, reflects the influence of the manager, Jim Treadway.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
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JBTYountville_CA, General Manager at Bardessono, responded to this review, March 16, 2014
Dear seattlerad2014,

Thank you for staying with us and posting this very nice review. And you even gave me a "shout out", which is appreciated, but undeserving. I only get to meet about half our guests. It's our staff that takes very good care of all of them.

Seattle is a short flight. I do hope we'll see you again...soon and often.

All the best from your friends at Bardessono.

Jim.
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Yankton, South Dakota
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Reviewed March 14, 2014

The Bardessono is by far the best place we have ever had a chance to visit. Not only do you feel important and pampered but also get the true relaxing sensation one desires when vacationing. The staff, including room preparation/cleaning, check-in, management, front desk, bell, hotel and lounge, restaurant, and so much more were top notch! We absolutely loved our experience and will tell all our friends and family. We cannot wait to visit again! Thank you for the best experience of a lifetime Bardessono!

Room Tip: King Suite was amazing!
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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JBTYountville_CA, General Manager at Bardessono, responded to this review, March 15, 2014
Dear Stacey N,

Thank you so much for this glowing review. We're pleased you had the experience here that we want all our guests to have - relaxation, rejuvenation, and connection with loved one(s), as well as the destination.

We have great staff here, all attuned to the needs and wants of our guests on an individual basis. No two guests are alike, and we serve our guests accordingly.

I really appreciate you recognizing our staff so positively.

All the best from all of us at Bardessono.

Jim.
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Reviewed March 13, 2014

and eco-friendly too??? Come on! The Reservations manager was very accommodating and made this Birthday very special The pool above the Napa valley, biking downtown etc.
Eat here at LUCY it is the best deal in the valley, seriously we ate at Meadowood and spent 5x as much with equal satisfaction. Plucking lovely carrots from their small garden and preparing them several different ways (all delicious) Service is incredible at the rest. and the inn. Just Do It!

Room Tip: Always ask for an upgrade or a quiet room.
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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JBTYountville_CA, General Manager at Bardessono, responded to this review, March 15, 2014
Dear CaliforniaWolfgirl,

What a "Sweet" review. Thank you. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, and particularly Lucy, our restaurant. As you say, our food is very fresh and a lot of it coming from our on-site garden.

I'm a big fan of Nike and their mantra "Just do it". Great advice for people contemplating at stay at Bardessono. Thank you for offering it.

Warm regards from all of us.

Jim.
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is the place to stay in California wine country. The accomodations are lovely, clean, environmentally superb and the staff is excellent. The concierge is well versed on local points of interest, shopping and restaurants. Bardessono is centrally located in Yountville, there are plenty of must try restaurants and shopping within a short walk. It is a very accessible town and within a reasonable drive from hundreds of winerys. I would recommend Bardessono to anyone traveling to Napa, San Francisco, Sonoma.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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JBTYountville_CA, General Manager at Bardessono, responded to this review, March 12, 2014
Dear Beth C,

What a nice review. Thank you; and thank you for staying with us. We really appreciate your recommendation and kind words about our location, accommodations, staff, and knowledgeable and helpful Concierge team.

We're an hour from San Francisco best case, and two hours in heavy traffic. Sonoma is a half hour away. Between Napa Valley and Sonoma Valleys, there are more than 500 wonderful wineries to explore and enjoy.

We do hope you'll return. (And Go Navy!...USMC, too.))

All the best from all of us at Bardessono.

Jim.
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Lafayette, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2014

Our first time here - overall excellent - not a hair out of place. the valet and front desk staff are outgoing and friendly, the rooms are spacious, modern and luxurious and the food is very good. You can walk to all of Yountville's incredible food and wine offerings. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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JBTYountville_CA, General Manager at Bardessono, responded to this review, March 12, 2014
Dear SJDTravel1,

Thank you for staying with us and posting this nice review. Your kind words about our location, rooms, food, and staff are deeply appreciated. We're delighted you enjoyed yourselves here.

Lafayette isn't far away, so we hope we'll see you back here...soon and often.

Warm regards from all of us at Bardessono.

Jim.
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Minato, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2014

I could write a novella here, so I'll do my best to write this in a package that captures the essence. First off, I read, as you're reading boatloads of unreal reviews on bardessono- so I wasn't sure what to expect but between the price, location, and the reviews, the bar was set high. very high. We were going to napa, sans kids for 5 days- that is amazing for us to have pulled off, between my work and the kid thing- for our 25th anniversary. I had ordered flowers, chocolates pre-trip and between melissa in reservations and the "concierge", it was handled effortlessly (and when we showed up "wowsa!"). We came in late at night and the setting is beautiful; though exhausted from the 5 hour flight from ATL and the 2 hour drive, it was quite pleasant. The property is beautiful, smells amazing with the aroma of the cedar. The room, once we got to it, was secluded in the back and again, a "wow"- the bathroom amazingly stocked, the bed amazingly comfie, the tv with the scenescapes on the screen - topped it off- and champagne waiting for us. It only got better and better. Our each and every need handled without any effort and as pleasant as "family". Again, I'm trying to state different things than have been mentioned, but it's hard to not state what's over and over and over. Our first day and our 25th anniversary, we had booked the taste of bardessono wine package and Doug white made it one of the most amazing days of my life in napa (I've been here many times previoulsy), where he intro'd us to a couple of families in the wine business that might not be well known and definitely not known by me previously (boyds and zeitgeist)...and we sure got to taste some amazing wines!!! The concierge, TOM was masterful in handling our itinerary for offbeat tours. Found us a great driver for a day and we got to truly explore different wineries with incredible insight (amici tours). I could get off topic on all the amazing scenery here, the amazing food within walking distance (we did our best to try as many of the locals as possible) and the hotel...and staff. Thank you guys for making this most memorable week of ours- we will be remembering this fondly until our next visits and there will be more here- honestly, beyond money, I don't think i could ever buy what you guys have delivered here--the LUCY food and drink - MOST EXCELLENT. but in your business it's about service and this is where you simply enhanced everything. THANK YOU THANKYOU THANK YOU.... Jeff + Susan from ATLanta.

Room Tip: i can't imagine many "bad" rooms here- depends on what you want, but i would say empha...
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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JBTYountville_CA, General Manager at Bardessono, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
Dear Jeff M,

You did write a novella.... Thank you so much. I really appreciate your many kind words about us and your experience here. Your reaction to Bardessono is exactly the kind of reaction we try to instill in all our guests. You were also nice to write to some of our staff individually about your stay. I'm so glad Melissa and Tom took such good care of you.

You wrote with such passion and detail. This means so much to us. It's wonderful to be recognized so positively for our efforts here.

Please celebrate your 26th anniversary with us, and every one thereafter. You were a delight to serve.

All best wishes from all of us at Bardessono.

Jim.
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Plantation, Florida
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Reviewed March 7, 2014

they really nail every detail here. the rooms are great. the staff is truly exceptional. and it's very convenient to have french laundry, bouchon, bistro jaunty and bottega in close proximity after an exhausting day exploring napa valley.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
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1 Thank banxtok
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JBTYountville_CA, General Manager at Bardessono, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Dear banxtok,

As you suggest and as the saying goes - "The devil is in the details". In our business, there are so many details - both the physical elements of the property, as well as the nuances of hiring great people and then providing extraordinary training. We so appreciate being recognized so positively for our attention to detail.

Please return. We'd enjoy serving you again, as we do all our guests.

All best wishes from all of us at Bardessono.

Jim.
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Property: Bardessono
Address: 6526 Yount Street, Yountville, CA 94599-1270
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Location: United States > California > Napa Valley > Yountville
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Yountville
#1 Romantic Hotel in Yountville
#1 Green Hotel in Yountville
#1 Business Hotel in Yountville
#2 Luxury Hotel in Yountville
#2 Spa Hotel in Yountville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Bardessono 5*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Green, luxurious and peaceful, Bardessono is a Napa Valley hotel and spa experience unlike any other. Nestled in the heart of Yountville, California our hotel is exceptional by nature. We offer a mindful approach to living the good life and provide a meaningful exchange between the traveler and the host. Our pledge is to care for an uncommon set of priorities in order to create a connected and insightful experience of our guests. Our menu at Lucy Restaurant and Bar offers "field-to-fork" garden-inspired cuisine and spirited libations. Our spa treatments are designed around the needs of the season. Let your story unfold, one indulgence at a time. ... more   less 
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