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Mountain Home Ranch
Ranked #13 of 15 Hotels in Calistoga
Reviewed 7 February 2012

We wanted to get away from San Diego, and this was the perfect spot! Simple, comfortable, roomy cottages that seemed really private. Great setting! 10 min of drive from Calistoga that puts you in a relaxed mood while you are driving towards the ranch...
Warm and friendly owners. Great, hearty breakfasts. I even got to feed carrots to their animals! Fun, fun, fun!!!
We loved staying at the ranch! A fun gateway!!!
Highly recommended if you want privacy, tranquility, authentic experience...
Enjoy your stay!

  • Stayed: February 2012
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Reviewed 1 February 2012

We were delighted! This is a lovely retreat, we felt as if the whole grand lodge was ours. There are 11 high quality teas 24h available in the breakfast room, with hot water dispenser. Decorated with seasonal theme, the huge fire place draws your attention, an inviting place to read a book. Breakfast was fabulous: fruit plate with pine apple, orange, banana, blueberries, raspberries, grapes, cantilope, strawberries, guavas, pear. Homemade persimmon bread, home made preserves (plum, guava). Delicious omelette/scrambled eggs, pancakes, hashbrowns with squash. Toast & cereals are also there. This is not a 5 hotel star resort by any means, but a genuine authentic place to spend time relaxing, hiking and comtemplating. You'll see the milky way on a cloud-free night and it is extremely quiet out here - except for the rooster in the morning.
John and Suzanne are great hosts. This place is highly recommended and much preferred over cookie cutter chains.

Room Tip: We stayed upstairs in the main lodge
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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 November 2011

I have had such sweet times at Mountain Home Ranch. I go there for residential learning retreats, and it is only due to the care and serenity of the place that I have the energy to do the hard work involved in our retreats. I enjoy having walks on the land, sitting in the fields, walking by the creek, and lounging in the dining lodge. I look forward to returning.

Room Tip: Mostly I have camped while there, but I remember really enjoying a sweet cabin right above the lodge
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  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 11 November 2011

Cozy, warm and very down to earth. Great hiking and amazing views. Fantastic breakfasts. Delighted that things have remained as charming as ever. Definitely will make another return visit.

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Room Tip: Main lodge has cozy rooms.
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  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 7 November 2011

John and his wife are wonderful people that care about their guest experience. We had a great stay there is lots to explore on the property it is secluded in the valley but close enough to everything!

  • Stayed: November 2011
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Thank Mlibera
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Additional Information about Mountain Home Ranch

Address: 3400 Mountain Home Ranch Rd, Calistoga, CA 94515-9524
Region: United States > California > Napa Valley > Calistoga
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Calistoga
#5 Business Hotel in Calistoga
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Calistoga
#14 Romantic Hotel in Calistoga
Price Range: $77 - $195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A rustic family-oriented, pet-friendly resort on 340 acres of beautiful mountainside nestled between the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Swimming, hiking, fishing, bird-watching, tennis, volleyball, croquet, horseshoes, ping-pong and pool. No phones or tvs, but lots of board games and books and animals to feed. Various accommodations and price ranges from rustic cabins [one step up from camping] to suites with kitchens and fireplaces. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Mountain Home Ranch Hotel Calistoga
Mountain Home Hotel
Mountain Home Resort

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