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The Francis House

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Introducing Napa Valley's newest small luxury hotel, where contemporary French design and National Register of Historic Places status blend to create 5 unique guest rooms in the heart of downtown Calistoga. Featured in Architectural Digest as one of the 15 best-designed hotels opening this Summer, The Francis House is for the discerning guest who values privacy in an intimate wine country setting.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Electric vehicle charging station
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Room features
Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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Special Price:15% off room rate


Full view
88Good for walkers
Grade: 88 out of 100
25Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
16Attractionswithin 0.5 km
5Room tips
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My husband and I recently stayed at The Francis House of our Anniversary. Dina went above and beyond our expectations. The Inn was beautifully restored will lots of wonderful modern conveniences. Our breakfast each more was perfection and we looked forward to her creations each
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Response from thefrancishouse, Owner at The Francis House
Responded yesterday
Hi Stephanie, What a pleasure meeting you and getting to know you and Ash! I can already tell this was a seed to a long lasting friendship. Mason, your upcoming Germany trip and "net-net".... we will always remember you both fondly. Thank you for all the laughter. Dina
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Property's Favourite Review
We spent a tranquil thanksgiving weekend at the Francis House and couldn’t have asked for a more perfect stay. A newly opened hotel, the Francis House is small. It has five rooms in a newly repurposed structure dating back to 1886. A pool and infra-red sauna are at guests’
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Response from thefrancishouse, Owner at The Francis House
Responded 30 Nov 2018
Hi Magellan1563 The weather was not perfect on that rainy and smoky Thanksgiving weekend but the combined energy of our guests and the intimate conversations amongst all of you made for a memorable time. Richard and myself chorus that the spirit of travel is made when, many years after, those moments will always stand out. Thanks for joining us for Richard's milestone birthday ! We hope this marks year 1 of a continuing tradition. Dina
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The Francis House has been elegantly and meticulously restored by the owners and their hospitality was awesome. The breakfasts served each morning we were there were creative and healthy and delicious! The hosts, Dina & Richard Dwyer felt like friends during the stay and we
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Our stay at TFH was nothing short of pure indulgence, from the moment we set foot on the property till we took that departure snapshot of the magnificent frog fountain in the front. TFH feels like your favorite cool girlfriend’s gorgeous atelier, complete with chic, modern and
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Response from thefrancishouse, Owner at The Francis House
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you ycui31 ! You touched on all the points that are truly important to us in giving the experience we want for our guests. It was delight to have you and your group over for a long awaited get together. Thank you for bringing my San Francisco joys for a weekend ! It will live in my memory always. Dina
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I had the pleasant opportunity to work with Dina Dwyer, owner of the Francis House, recently when I reserved four rooms with her for our Board of Directors who were in town for a meeting. Dina was friendly, efficient, accommodating and so helpful making the arrangements; she
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Response from thefrancishouse, Owner at The Francis House
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Pat. Thank you very much for the opportunity to host your Board of Directors. I feel the same about working with you. Seamless. Efficient. Problem-free. Hope you are enjoying the sunny days as we are so ready to get the pool back ! Thank you for the time in sharing this review. Dina
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This was the lovely view from one of the windows in our room - all rooms had lovely views
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"Every room is unique! Can't go wrong here ;)"
"Second floor rooms have exposed brick and tall ceilings, third floor rooms feel warm and cozy with great views of the property."
"Personalized experiences matter here"
"It is small so none are that different, 3rd flour is accessible only by stairs."
"Honestly, our group stayed in all 5 of the rooms, and they were all wonderful!!!!"
US$550 - US$771 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesCaliforniaNapa ValleyCalistoga
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