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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2012

We were here in November and the rooms were fairly cold. The heater heats up the middle part of the rail car but on the ends where the bed and the bathroom are stay pretty cold. This is definately no frills but has a great location and is pretty decent overall

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2012

This was our second stay at the Railway Inn. It's a no-frills inn right in the heart of Yountville. The rooms are large and the bathrooms are pretty spacious as well. If you're looking for a resort with amenities abound, this is not the place for you. But if you'd rather spend your money on wine and the amazing food... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2012

It is difficult to find a moderately priced hotel in the Napa region but Napa Valley Railway Inn provides simple amenities in a quiet atmosphere at a reasonable price for the area. The location is perfect for exploring the town and heading out to the vineyards. Parking was easy. Room was clean and comfortable - but certainly not fancy. No... More 

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Titusville
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

I was planning a trip to Napa for the first time and really wanted to stay an Yountville. I was having a hard time finding something that wasn't ridiculously overpriced especially since we weren't going to be spending much time in the room at all. Just so happened to see a segment on The Today Show about this place and... More 

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2 Thank Elizabeth M
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2012 via mobile

This place was very cool. They made railway cars into hotel rooms. Nice location in town. Very large rooms with plenty of space. Outside seating in front of rooms to hang out. Close to many wineries. Would recommend.

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Walnut Creek, California
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

We stayed one night in Room 8 last weekend. It is a small facility in the center of Yountville so you can walk to great restaurants. There was no one at the desk to check in but it was easy to do, the key was waiting at the health club next door. The room was quiet, clean and comfortable and... More 

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4 Thank chrisnhoward
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

So I emailed for a booking and got my dates wrong by complete accident. I never received a confirmation that they say they sent with the wrong date on it, so when I showed up at the Inn that night, they didn't have a room for us. They were nice enough to help me find a room somewhere else, and... More 

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2 Thank kah154943
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Reviewed 7 August 2012

My sister, mother, and myself stayed for two nights in this adorable little town. The location is perfect, in the middle of everything. We parked and didn't start our car until we left town. The railway cars are so cute, and the rooms were large and clean. The breezeway between the rooms let to a great little coffee shop where... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2012

This is a fun place to stay in generally an expensive area to travel. Location is perfect for exploring the best of yountville especially the outstanding restaurants. It isn't a luxury place, more a clean bed for the night with a clean simple bathroom, not the best shower in the world, but you can definitely relax in a hot bath.... More 

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5 Thank kat033
Oakville, Canada
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Reviewed 27 April 2012

This is a very unique hotel - each room is an entire railway car. The rooms are huge with modern bathrooms and a very comfortable bed. The skylights throughout really make it lovely and bright. This hotel is right in the centre of town - walking distance to The French Laundry. For sure worth a stay - and if you... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Wine Country in the center of the sophisticated town of Yountville, the Napa Valley Railway Inn provides the perfect Napa Valley getaway. Let the Railway Inn's converted 100-year old train cars provide you with memorable accommodations walking distance to Thomas Keller's 'The French Laundry,' 'Bouchon,' and 'Ad-Hoc,' as well as Michael Chiarello's 'Bottega,' and 'Napa Style.' Comfortable, contemporary and convenient, relax outside your room in the evening on our patio with a glass of wine or in the morning enjoy a specialty coffee and fresh pastry from the Java Hut Too located right at the hotel. Outside your doorstep stroll to any of the 11 wine tasting rooms, boutique shopping or world-class dining located just steps away. A mix of history with all the modern conveniences for today's traveler, make the hotel an ideal destination when visiting the Napa Valley. In room amenities include complimentary WiFi, flat screen TV's, inviting luxurious linens and refrigerators for that just purchased bottle of Chardonnay. Hotel guest rooms consist of eight steam-era railcars permanently parked in the center of downtown Yountville in the heart of the Napa Valley. Each of the guest cars offers few hints of their former function: you'd never guess that No. 4 used to carry cattle or that the skylight in No.9 was once a hatch for ice-block deliveries. Providing the best location for your wine country escape, the hotel offers the convenience of not having to get into your car to enjoy an evening out in the best restaurants in the Napa Valley as well as great views of the surrounding mountains and adjacent vineyards during the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Napa Valley Railway Inn

Address: 6523 Washington St, Yountville, CA 94599-1309
Region: United States > California > Napa Valley > Yountville
Price Range: ₹ 17,441 - ₹ 21,339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Napa Valley Railway Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All rooms are the same! Only one with two double beds though- so book early!”
 of 5 bubbles barrir2015, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If sleeping in late or needing a dark room to sleep in is your thing, don't rent one of the cabooses get one of the other rail cars.”
 of 5 bubbles jkgolf10, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't hesitate to book if you think you are interested. It is a small property (10 rooms I think) and rooms go fast.”
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 of 5 bubbles ColoBrewers, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Tip: Tell them to get your room cool ahead of time for those hot nights.”
 of 5 bubbles FeliciaG367, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose a car in the middle, away from office and from coffee wagon at other end. But only room 8 has king bed I think.”
 of 5 bubbles GregA59, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
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