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Perth, Australia
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49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This inn is a small French gem of a place to unwind and see the Napa and Sonoma valleys. Champagne on arrival as we were shown the property which was spotless, modern and comfortable. Joel served a superb breakfast which changed daily and never disappointed in our 5 days. Great French flair and great service to match. Espresso coffee machine... More 

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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review! I hope your are enjoying your last days in California! It was really great to have you here and to share our passion for travels and beautiful places, our passion for food and wines (Dordogne!). We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to have the opportunity to pamper you... More 

Los Angeles, California
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1,945 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 559 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Calling the Chantric a B & B is misleading, since it should be classified as a tip top Relais. Kinda like calling a Sacher Torte a little chocolate cake. Joel & staff make the multilevel Chantric a Relais & Chateau-like resort right in Calistoga. It's a hidden jewel of a place with quaint rooms, state of the art baths, and... More 

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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this review

Wouaw! Thank you so much for your so kind word!. Of course we are not in competition with the high end establishments you mentionned but of course our goal is to offer as much quality and service as we can to reach excellency in this very small property. But small is beautiful and small details are very important for us,... More 

Spring, Texas
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18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

The Chanric Inn is a lovely 6 bedroom bed and breakfast located just north of Saint Helena in Calistoga. The location is very convenient to many wineries, restaurants and historical sites. The property has been recently completely updated. It is modern, comfortable and relaxing. The grounds are beautiful and include a vegetable garden, a fire pit with fountain, patios, balconies... More 

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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your so kind comments! We are very happy you appreciated the comfort and your relaxing stay at the Chanric. It was a challenge to create a contemporary and modern atmosphere in this 1875 old charming house. Thanks a lot also for your nice comments on the brunches! this means that our passion has been rewarded! thank... More 

boca, fl
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We just returned from celebrating our 25th Anniversary and could not have picked a better place! Everything was absolutely amazing. The level of hospitality was beyond superb. We were welcomed with champagne and gourmet chocolates…the food Joel prepared was beyond superb (if he opened for dinner I think 1/2 the restaurants in town would close!). They were the most gracious... More 

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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this review

Wowww! Stop Stop! too much flowers! THANK YOU!!! We are so happy your 25th anniversary celebration has been a success. I just think that Joe needed more days to rest after his crazy adventures on the bike trails! We hope to have the opportunity to pamper you again, it was very nice to meet and chat with you! Cheers! Joel More 

Vienna, Virginia
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

I added a couple of days in Napa after a business trip to CA and the local bike shop recommended the Chanric. Absolutely lovely. The food, the service, the accommodations--all terrific! If you are looking for a great place to stay in Calistoga, check it out!!

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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this review

Hello Sherry! thank you so much for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed your stay at the Chanric and biking in the area. You've chosen a great way to feel the atmosphere here, biking is a great way to discover the beautiful wineries we have around, just some miles away from the INN. We hope to see you... More 

Pennsylvania
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45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

After staying for 5 nights with a group of friends, all I can say about this place is "Wow"!! The level of hospitality and service that were offered are unparalleled. Each breakfast is a gourmet experience comparable to a Michelin starred restaurant, with many of the ingredients having been freshly picked from the inn's own gardens. The rooms are very... More 

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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the very kind words. We are very happy to know you enjoyed our beautiful house in Calistoga and spent a great time with your friends. This was our goal, to make you feel comfortable and pampered. The garden is effectively full of surprises these last weeks and we are happy to share it with you,... More 

Philadelphia
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here with a group of friends for the 50th bday celebration. It's such a cozy, clean and welcoming little gem. The innkeepers were very attentive to all our needs.They make a superb and excquiate food and every meal is a memorable experience. I would come back in a heartbeat.

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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this review

Thank you! It has been a real pleasure to have you all here almost for a week, a pleasure to see you all feeling relaxed day after day. it was a great challenge for us to surprise you every morning at brunch and it looks like it has been a success! we look forward to welcome you again next year!!!... More 

Toulouse, France
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2015

During my trip across California, I had the great idea to stop at the Chanric Inn for two nights. Joel welcomed me with a glass of champagne which marked the start of a dream-like holiday. This place is special. It really felt like home. A soft blanket over my feet, warm in front of a designed fireplace, sipping the best... More 

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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed the Chanric and very happy you felt at home during your stay. Summer is coming and we will be serving the brunch in the patio soon, new recipes with a taste of Provence to enjoy even more the lavender and roses blooming actually. We hope your next trip to USA will lead you again... More 

san francisco
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23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

A very special place. Incredible design taste and a fantastic, romantic stay. We loved Joel, the Inn keeper and owner -- a chef with incredible design taste. His attention to detail made our stay one to remember. We found beautiful art in every corner of this space. My friend and I liked to imagine this was our home and we... More 

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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the so kind words! We are very happy you enjoyed your stay. We are very happy to have reached our goal, make your stay unforgettable. Pleasure is in the details, and that is exactly what we care about when we prepare the rooms, the brunches menus, etc ... We look forward to pamper you again... More 

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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014

My wife and I made our first visit to Napa Valley for our 30th wedding anniversary. At check-in Joel offered us a glass of champagne which was the perfect start to a wonderful week. The brunch each morning was fabulous. Fresh juices, bread, a hot dish and always topped off with dessert! The rooms were very tastefully decorated and we... More 

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TheChanric, Owner at The Chanric Inn, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. We just added yesterday a huge floor to ceiling mirror in room seven, the room you were staying, and it's great! We are preparing ourselves for a long season of serving the brunch in the patio, roses everywhere, the Spanish Lavender has also already bloomed... look forward to pamper you again soon!... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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 

Additional Information about The Chanric Inn

Address: 1805 Foothill Blvd, Calistoga, CA 94515-1624 (Formerly Culver Mansion)
Region: United States > California > Napa Valley > Calistoga
Price Range: $697 - $925 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Chanric Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room 2 is my personal favorite- upstairs and overlooking the back of the property.”
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“Calistoga is a great gateway to the Upper Napa Valley and its beautiful vineyards.”
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“Go Monday to Friday and you could have the place to yourself.”
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