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Inn St Helena

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 26 September 2016

A bit more than we usually spend, but a very nice B&B. Most B&Bs in our area look like someone's great grandmother decorated, but this was a nice modern blend of old and new without being overdone. Breakfast was great and the afternoon wine and cheese social hour is not to miss. It was great to share experiences and recommendations...

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InnStHelena, Manager at Inn St Helena, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the wonderful review. It is a delicate dance to keep the rooms special without going over the top with modern or period appointments. I have some special ideas and I want to get started on them as soon as I can. I have not personally traveled the route you described but I think I will take...

Chanhassen, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 September 2016

St. Helena is a wonderful small town and Inn St. Helena is the perfect location. Madeline (the Inn Keeper,) is very warm, welcoming and friendly. Breakfast was very good and the complimentary wine and cheese happy hour was a very nice way to end the day. The rooms are quaint and very clean.

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InnStHelena, Manager at Inn St Helena, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for the great review. It makes me proud when someone truly enjoys their visit. Madeline Kidd Innkeeper Inn St. Helena

Marlton, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed three nights with five couples in the main house. Accommodations were well appointed. Beds were very comfortable with comfy sheets and towels. Enjoyed happy hour each evening but the best was when we were entertained on the patio. Having happy hour in the main home with all Guests was too crowded. Breakfast was delicious and worked fine for 9...

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InnStHelena, Manager at Inn St Helena, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. I am addressing all of the issues about the water and I am pleased to let you know we are not going to put down anymore carpet. We pulled up the corner and found solid hardwoods underneath. We are having these refinished and it will be amazing. Having the lovely patio to spread out...

Reviewed 21 September 2016

You are a short drive away from everywhere. After a couple of "tastings" every day, the white picket fence said kick off your shoes you are home again. Take a snooze and head out for dinner with plenty of choices in town and nearby Yountville.

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InnStHelena, Manager at Inn St Helena, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your visit. I have shared "the white picket fence said kick off your shoes you are home again" several times. It is truly a compliment. Thank you so much. Madeline Kidd

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Seriously overrated and overpriced. We nearly walked out even though we had a $600 prepaid stay. So disappointed. Breakfast was acceptable but you have to be punctual right at 9am, or else. Absolutely filthy carpeting. A room that smelled 150 years old and was so grossly pungent we nearly had to leave. Never had hot water. I'll pay a normal...

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InnStHelena, Manager at Inn St Helena, responded to this review

Hello, I am so sorry you had so many things that upset you while your were our guest here at the Inn St. Helena. Our whole purpose is to make this the best place to stay in Napa. Obviously we fell short with your stay. Our housekeepers truly strive to make each room fresh and sanitized each day. So I...

Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Came for a romantic getaway. Left dissapointed. The beautiful part about this bnb is the charming curb appeal. We were greeted by the smoking innkeeper who just moved to the inn. My husband is highly sensitive to cigarette smoke. We saw the parking lot garage open full of furniture which looked junky along with refrigerators and washers and dryers. Not...

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InnStHelena, Manager at Inn St Helena, responded to this review

Hello, My name is Madeline Kidd and am the new Inn Keeper at the Inn St. Helena, First and foremost I want to apologize for the offensive smoking you mentioned in your review. I had just arrived that day and was exhausted from moving. I was not aware of all of the rules and therefore I blew it by you...

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Fabulous stay! Perfect location for walking to wineries and restaurants. Try it, you will like it! Breakfast was great. Madeline and Vic make it feel like home. Cheese and wine with other guests always makes for fun times.

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InnStHelena, Manager at Inn St Helena, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We are trying very hard to make sure each guest is pampered and spoiled as much as possible. Please come back soon. Madeline

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We chose this Bed and Breakfast because of its excellent recommendations on Trip Advisor. Unfortunately, I would not recommend this Inn to other travelers. Let's start with good things. Great location - walking distance to restaurants, bakery, shops. Breakfast was tasty, Tamra is a sweet lady. We came on Thursday, Victor met us, gave us a quick tour and said...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We spent three lovely days at the Inn St. Helena. The location is fabulous. You can walk to many restaurants in the charming town. It is well situated to visit the many wineries of Napa. We especially enjoyed the complimentary cocktail hour where we were able to meet other guests while enjoying a glass of wine.

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Our party of 6 (3 couples) spent 2 nights at the Inn while visiting local wineries. Victor was the Inn keeper while we were there and was not a very warm or welcoming fellow. It was like we were doing him a favor for staying there. My wife & I stayed in Room No. 5 the Bamboo Room with a...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our Napa Valley bed and breakfast! We invite you to experience the romantic charm and "warm and enthusiastic hospitality" of our 1872 Victorian bed and breakfast inn. This California bed and breakfast is in a perfect location... right in the center of the finest wineries of Napa Valley. You can walk to fine and casual dining, historic Beringer Vineyards... and unique shopping in beautiful and quaint downtown St. Helena. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn St Helena

Address: 1515 Main St, St. Helena, CA 94574-1851 (Formerly Ambrose Bierce House)
Region: United States > California > Napa Valley > St. Helena
Price Range: €236 - €465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Inn St Helena 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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Ambrose Bierce House Hotel St. Helena
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“Great location. Some traffic noise in the mornings.”
 of 5 bubbles 162jeffr, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Mollie Day room is in the back of the inn and has a very nice private courtyard, plus a huge whirlpool tub.”
 of 5 bubbles L5349GZkeng, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the Apartment! very roomy and private!”
 of 5 bubbles zvidacs, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the cottage and love the steam showers, king size beds and private patio.”
 of 5 bubbles Janeyross, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Loft Studio Apartment is a great room to come back to after a day of tasting wine.”
 of 5 bubbles L-Hoeft, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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