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Napa Valley Railway Inn

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Located in the heart of Napa Valley's Town of Yountville and sitting on the original track that ran through the Napa Valley is the Newly Renovated Napa Valley Railway Inn. Walking distance to not one, not two, three, four, but now five of Thomas Keller's restaurants one of which is The French Laundry along with Wineries, Wine Bars, Shops and many other Michelin Star Restaurants. All Railcars have king beds (6 Railcars, 1 Caboose), the Station House Suite is a two room suite with a king size bed and a queen size bed. Mini Model Bakery located in one of our Cabooses is on property serving up specialty coffees along with baked goodies including one of Oprah's Favorite Things, The English Muffins. Top of the line bedding and linens will ensure a great nights sleep.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Hotel links
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88Good for walkers
Grade: 88 out of 100
18Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
6Attractionswithin 0.5 km
19Room tips
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Popular mentions
If you are looking for a place to stay while visiting the many wineries in Napa, the Railway Inn in Yountville is a great choice. Each room is actually a converted railway car/caboose. No common walls with your neighbors and very quiet. The prices are also very reasonable.
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Spent a girl's night away in Yountville and couldn't have picked a better place to stay. We don't like to share rooms, so, looked for something really reasonable within walking distance to everything in Yountville. Excellent choice! While there is no lobby or other
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My wife and I stayed here my birthday weekend - Ideally located in the heard of Yountville, our spacious room was located close to everything - Bouchon and Bouchon Bakery located right across the street. Most everything else is a short walk. The rooms were charming, location
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Response from Lori J, Owner at Napa Valley Railway Inn
Responded 26 Nov 2018
Dear Ken G. I want to thank you for your great review and hope that your able to come and stay with us again sometime... perhaps when it's your birthday!! Enjoy the Holidays.
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The room was cozy and comfortable. Very clean and quiet. Bed was heaven! So comfortable! Loved staying in a piece of history! Very unique and fun! We enjoyed coffee and baked goods sitting in front of our room in the morning from the bakery/coffee train was excellent!
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Response from Lori J, Owner at Napa Valley Railway Inn
Responded 26 Nov 2018
Dear JNGCS: I'm so glad to hear you'll be back!! All your comments are sooooo appreciated. We went through quite a renovation last winter and trying to update but keep them in the era of late 1800 Railcars and Cabooses was quite a challenge for me at times, but I think I was able to pull it off. Enjoy the Holidays ahead.
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The railway inn is located right in the centre of Yountville. You are close to everything. It is such a fun and unique experience to stay in an old train. The room (carriage), the bed and the bathroom were all very clean. The hotel instructions and communication were good. We
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Response from Lori J, Owner at Napa Valley Railway Inn
Responded 26 Nov 2018
Dear Momoko U: I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. I agree there is nothing better than to be able to step out your door early in the morning and walk just a few steps to a café that serves wonderful pastries, and Oprah's Favorite Things English Muffins by themselves or filled with brie and ham, a great coffee drink or tea then watch the Hot Air Balloons go up. I feel so lucky to own such a wonderful piece of History. Renovating the Cars and Cabooses this past winter was a bit of a challenge. I wanted to keep the charm of the 1800's but have modern day amenities. Hopefully you are able to visit again one day. Enjoy the Holidays ahead.
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The Grand Railcar with Two Queen Beds at the Napa Valley Railway Inn
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The Railcar with One King Bed at the Napa Valley Railway Inn
"All the rooms have a skylight above them, but the light in the morning didn't bother me."
"Caboose #2 has a king-sized bed and is located closest to Mini Model Coffee Shop."
"Don't stay here."
"The caboose has a skylight effect for great light, but no blackout curtains up there. If you want to sleep in & keep it dark, rent a boxcar."
"All rooms are the same! Only one with two double beds though- so book early!"
US$257 - US$361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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