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The Inn On First

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Reviewed 17 December 2013

The Inn on First is our first choice in places to stay when visiting Napa Valley. My husband and I have stayed at the Inn several times and have always had a wonderful experience. Jim and Jaime are wonderful hosts. The two are very helpful if you need assistance planning your trip. They've recommended several wineries and restaurants that have...

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tiofinnkeeper, Owner at The Inn On First, responded to this review

Dear HeatherandShane: Please know how grateful we are for your many repeat visits here, it gives us a smile when we see the first email making contact yet again! And you know Jim's commitment to never repeating a breakfast for you... that's why he's created more than 120 to choose from! We look forward to seeing you in 2014 and...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 15 December 2013

My wife and I just had another wonderful stay at the Inn On First. The Inn itself is lovely: the private and public rooms are spacious, charming, romantic. The location is perfect with an easy walk to restaurants and shops in downtown Napa. That said, it's the innkeepers, Jim and Jamie that make the Inn special. Besides the delicious and...

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tiofinnkeeper, Owner at The Inn On First, responded to this review

Dear jeffOnTheRoad: Yes, yes, yes, that cookbook! It's a long time in the coming, isn't it? Truth be told Jim's not quite to 200 but he is well on the way! :) As a repeat guest you know you'll never have the same breakfast twice, that's his promise you to both. Thanks for the generous review and the highlights and...

Bethel, Maine
Reviewed 9 December 2013

An incredibly warm and inviting stay at The Inn on First for my daughter and I. All the touches were so thoughtful -champagne waiting in the room, amazing chocolate chip cookies all day, port for an evening finale and a spectacular breakfast to start the day! Jim and Jamie were so kind and helpful with all their recommendations. We will...

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tiofinnkeeper, Owner at The Inn On First, responded to this review

Dear yayaraa: It's easy to return the warmth of our guests as they walk through the door. So often the visits start just that way. We're so glad you both enjoyed the various touches and Jim's breakfast. Knowing you'll return one day is icing on the cake. We can't thank you enough for taking the time to post your review....

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 December 2013

My boyfriend and I have now stayed at the Inn on First twice, and both times we had nothing short of a wonderful, romantic, relaxing experience, thanks entirely to Jim and Jamie's beautiful inn and gracious hospitality. We loved the Meritage room so much we booked it both times. The room is perfection, with wine colored walls, a super comfy...

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tiofinnkeeper, Owner at The Inn On First, responded to this review

Dear Ginamarie G: First and foremost we say "thanks" for returning, we've enjoyed both of your visits so much. I get out of it when guests say they enjoy the playlists on the iPods. It's one of my favorite pastimes, listening to music new and old and sharing it with guests by way of the iPod. Please know we look...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 December 2013

This was my (new) fiancés and my first experience with a bed and breakfast, and it was an unforgettable one! Jim and Jaime are so amazingly helpful in every aspect. They helped us plan our days, dinners and everything in between. We got engaged, rode in a hot air balloon, and had the most amazing chocolate chip cookies from the...

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tiofinnkeeper, Owner at The Inn On First, responded to this review

Dear mallory c: Your trip was a big deal, and we're thrilled you enjoyed everything from the balloon ride to breakfasts to becoming engaged! We wish you the best and I'm confident we can craft another unforgettable experience when you're ready to return. Thanks so much for your review. Jamie

Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 26 November 2013

This was my boyfriend's and my first B&B experience. The Inn on First was incredibly warm and inviting from the moment we walked through the door. Checking in a bit late due to traffic, our key and welcome packet were waiting for us, there was a fire burning in the fireplace, and warm drinks and cookies set out in the...

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Dear Christina S: We always enjoy hosting b and b "newbies", and it sounds like we may have converted you both! It's always reassuring to hear the self check-in process works as well as it does. Thanks for recommending us to your family and friends, we promise to treat them like royalty! Thank you, also, for taking the time to...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 November 2013

We had the most wonderful experience at the Inn on First. We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. The room was fabulous with champagne waiting for us upon arrival, and the most delicious homemade breakfasts in the morning. The setting is so quaint and peaceful and Jamie and Jim are wonderful hosts. We got great recommendations for...

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tiofinnkeeper, Owner at The Inn On First, responded to this review

Dear Colleen K: We're so glad you enjoyed not only your time here at the inn but at the wineries we recommended for you both. Thank you, thank you, thank you for mentioning our green efforts. We're proud to be able to work with the state of California, always improving our green practices. We look forward to seeing you soon,...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Jamie and Jim are some of the most genuine, whole-heartedly good people who run a fantastic bed and breakfast in downtown Napa! We had never stayed actually stayed in the town of Napa (we'd always been more north in St. Helena and Calistoga), nor had we ever stayed in a bed and breakfast before, and I was definitely unsure as...

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tiofinnkeeper, Owner at The Inn On First, responded to this review

Dear Tyler S: Knowing we have exceeded your expectations is a huge moral booster for us. We're really happy you enjoyed so much about your stay with us, including the coffee! Next time you're here maybe you can enjoy a coffee "cupping" with our toastmaster down the street. It's a lot of fun, especially for coffee lovers. Thank you so...

Dallas, Texas, United States
Reviewed 21 November 2013

My now husband and I booked the Inn on First as a vacation spot, as well as the location for our wedding. Jamie and Jim put us in touch with the right people to make sure that our ceremony went off without a hitch when we booked back in May. They were also very helpful every morning in making sure...

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Dear Angela B: We were thrilled to host your very intimate wedding and our wedding coordinator does a great job! We're lucky to have her to take care of our brides and grooms because our forte is innkeeping and hers is wedding planning. I think we were as excited about your daily schedule as you were, and the fact you...

Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Just got back from an amazing weekend in wine country. While there we were lucky enough to stay at the Inn on First in Napa. It was a great experience that exceeded our expectations from the minute we booked with Jim and Jamie. They helped us with reservations for tastings and dinner then helped us plot our day on a...

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tiofinnkeeper, Owner at The Inn On First, responded to this review

Dear gprthree: We're both happy you enjoyed your time here in Napa, and isn't it great to be able to walk to dinner every night? It's one of the perks of staying in downtown Napa and we're fortunate to have so many wonderful and varied dining experiences at our disposal. We look forward to hosting you again and we can't...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are setting the new standard for the American Bed and Breakfast Inn. This is not an inn for traditional B&B people. We are attracting the next generation who want great food for breakfast, well beyond the traditional omelets, frittatas, and egg bakes of old. This is where you get to experience a chef's creative innovation each morning, one of his 130 recipes for breakfast, such as Corndog Omelets, Tomato and Egg Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons, or S'mores French Toast with house made Marshmallows.WARNING: we do not cater to people who want to stay connected to the television. We purposely removed all televisions so that couples can enjoy the intimacy of whirlpool tubs in the rooms with gas fireplaces, or sit out in the garden sipping on wine and enjoying great conversation. Yes, WiFi is available for those who feel they must stay connected to the outside world, but our hope is that you will learn to leave all that aside to enjoy great Napa hospitality here at the inn and at the wineries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Inn On First

Address: 1938 1st St, Napa, CA 94559-2351
Region: United States > California > Napa Valley > Napa
Price Range: $316 - $612 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Inn On First 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
The Inn On First Hotel Napa
The Inn On 1st
The Inn On First Napa, Napa Valley, CA
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