Top 10 Vacation Rentals In Napa Valley, California

vacation rentals in napa valley

Nestled in a picturesque setting, north of Saint Pablo Bay in the US state of California is the gorgeous Napa Valley, known for its rolling hills and wine country. The estuary, creek and the river add to the natural beauty of the valley, in addition to the refreshing and aromatic wine gardens. It is a perfect place to relax and slow down or to take a break from city life. The city’s festivals and the events attract international tourists around the year who want to enjoy the real California. No doubt there are a large number of hotels and private accommodations in Napa Valley, which you can book to enjoy your stay like a local and make the best of your holiday the Napa way. Although the choices are endless, read on to know about some the best secret vacation rentals in Napa Valley.

1. Farmhouse cottage on Main Street (from USD 196)

Located behind Napa’s famous Main Street Farmhouse, this charming and characterful cottage is a mighty accommodation for four adults. It is completely remodeled and is now fitted with two queen beds so you can have restful evenings after exploring some of the wine region’s best attractions. Since the home is located on Main Street, restaurants and shops are within arm’s reach from the property too. Some other conveniences offered to guests are the kitchenette and off-street parking.

Cottage at Main Street Farmhouse!
864 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tom and judy’s cottage was sweet and very comfortable
the cottage was well appointed with breakfast items coffee tea and other convince items
the cottage is very spacious with room to spread out and a nice little kitchenette
the linens and beds were very comfortable
comfy beds for a good night sleep and light breakfast food to start the day
the place was very clean and adorable
clean and cozy easy check in
so clean and comfy and great amenities
the cottage was wicked clean and decorated adorable
the cottage is spacious clean and cozy
the hosts were very friendly
the hosts are friendly and very responsive
tom was helpful friendly accommodating and knowledgeable
the hosts are steeped in the hospitality industry and are happy to provide local tips
a wonderful place and hosts
sweet little cottage located walking distance to town
especially loved our bike ride in the morning and close proximity to downtown napa
the location for us was perfect
beautiful cute little cottage in napa very close to town
it was in such a perfect location close to restaurants and shops
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2. Luxury two-bedroom condo in Downtown (from USD 249)

This luxurious two-bedroom condo is just the place to stay on your next visit to Napa Valley. Ideal for four, the holiday home as tastefully designed bedrooms with queen-size beds, study table, and adorns modern decor and light colour shades. There’s a light-filled living room, fully furnished with sofas and TV and the property also has a full bathroom with shower, climate control, parking and a DVD library. The unmatched views of the Napa River add to the beauty.

Downtown Napa! Unit B Walk to Everything! City Permit #VR16-0058
115 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen had all the appropriate items needed for the 3 day stay
The rental was just as it looks in the pictures
There were plenty of towels and shampoo and soaps were provided also
It was good to have a washer and dryer to use
It was great being in central Napa and having a private parking space as well
The unit was very clean
The condo was clean and spacious as advertised
Ticked all the boxes and more Thanks for sharing your place
lighting kitchens with a keen eye Sometimes even with experience
was very responsive in answering them
He made sure we were comfortable with our check in
Great spot walking distance to downtown Keith was awesome available and checked in with us throughout our stay
Keith is a great host and very helpful
Convenient location close to restaurants and shopping
Great location right across street from downtown river walk
Location is within walking distance to stores and restaurants in downtown Napa
This property is perfectly located in downtown Napa Easy walking distance to many restaurants and shops
We loved the location in downtown Napa
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3. Gorgeous roof house for four (from USD 382)

Go back to fairy tales in this lovely two-bedroom roof house in Napa Valley. The house has a full bathroom, Victorian-style living room with large stone fireplace and a study area in addition to a full kitchen and a large dining area. A gorgeous garden welcomes you in the front, which also has a deck and a seating area. The house is located just steps away from hot air ballooning and the shopping street across the famous Freeway drive.

F.J. Massa House ~ Walk to Downtown Napa ~ Bocce Court
86 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
Only one tv worked at a time
Finally figured out if one tv was on you would have to reset the box on the second tv which cause the first tv to freeze then it would have to be reset
I really like the veranda in the front with the black and white umbrella
Spacious and although decorated in keeping with the period all of the furniture was very comfortable Comfortable beds/mattresses and bedding Plenty of hot water for showers More than enough towels
I think anyone with severe allergies would not be able to tolerate it
This house was immaculately clean and comfortable
the first day until I took some Claritin
the beautiful weather and scenery walking distance to downtown Napa friendly locals and the home was just what we needed for a relaxing vacation We will absolutely be staying her again
Some sockets gave off small sparks when you plugged in Other sockets have two plugs but only one works
Very homey comfortable property that perfectly reflected our needs Great location and convenient to all Napa has to offer
I had a headache and itchy eyes
The location was great but very noisy
Well maintained property Easy walk to restaurants and town center at the end of the day Would recommend
This was a difficult review to write because Massa Cottage has a great vibe for downtown Napa and many positive aspects
The house is ideally located an easy walk to down town Napa quick access to the interstate close to Target
They are just not enough to overcome
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4. Deluxe bungalow with hot tub (from USD 278)

Stay in this spacious two-bedroom holiday home in Napa Valley, with a beautiful garden and lawn in the front, seating area and a hot tub. The bungalow has a large and cosy living area, fully appointed with furnishings, a dining area and a full American kitchen to prepare your own meals. The bedrooms come with double bed and plenty of natural light and the home offers a celebrity style holiday in the Napa Valley, for families as well as a group of friends.

Spanish Bungalow with Hot Tub! Close to downtown and easy access to Wine Country
184 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were super comfortable
we enjoyed the hot tub and comfortable beds kitchen had everything we needed
great beds kitchen had everything we needed
place was clean and well kept
the house was exactly as listed and very clean (the housekeeper needs a raise)
it's a cozy clean little house in a quiet neighborhood
it was clean and the hot tub was a nice bonus
clean and cozy home for a girl’s weekend to napa
nice location we walked downtown
nice quiet neighborhood walking distance to downtown
it's in a good location
it’s a short drive to the vineyards and close to great restaurants
great space for a napa getaway quiet neighborhood centrally located and the house has everything you would need
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5. Farmhouse cottage for four (from USD 260)

This one-bedroom holiday home in Napa Valley is ideal for couples, small families and solo travellers. The property offers to park your vehicles, a fully equipped kitchen, dining area and living room with TV and sofa-bed. The front yard garden has a small seating area where you can enjoy your morning coffee or evening barbecue parties and the lovely deck from where you can enjoy the scenic natural beauty. The home, all together, offers a touch of farm life in the city with many other facilities like air conditioning and heating and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Main Street Farmhouse Cottage
32 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
well-appointed with kitchen and dining area and has very convenient off-street parking Highlights:
We did not need a full kitchen
yogurt coffee and fresh eggs from the resident chickens; and excellent host
My one thought without chairs facing the couch there wasn't a functional "living room" area
The only reason I debated a 4 or 5 star rating was the stair to get in the bathroom
It was very clean and well organized
It was so peaceful and quiet and was a perfect place for rest and relaxation
Thank you Judy and Tom for sharing your beautiful property with us
Tom who warmly greeted us on our arrival and departure Great location
Clean inviting and with all necessary amenities Judy and Tom made our night incredibly comfortable
Owners were nice welcoming and available / responsive without being intrusive Would stay again
Charming cottage well equipped with all the amenities
the backyard garden with happy chickens patio and outdoor fireplace area all available for guests to use; breakfast provisions provided for us in our kitchen - bagels English muffins butter cr...
Proximity to downtown Napa was convenient
It was close to downtown
Oxbow Market and our family (who live in Napa)
a quick and easy ~1 mile down Main Street into downtown Napa for music dining wine tasting
one of several options at this property) is fresh and bright quiet
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6. Budget friendly home in Napa Valley Woods (from USD 183)

This pocket-friendly cabin in Napa Valley is perfect for solo travellers and couples. The house has a double bed, living area with sofa bed and a kitchen unit in an open plan layout. A colourful garden surrounds the property, and also has a seating area and a grill. You also get other facilities like a bathroom with a shower, fridge, wardrobe and a host of restaurants and bars just a few steps away from the home.

Private Napa Garden Suite
36 reviews  Wifi Available
studio 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
is the bed is very small would have preferred a King
Jane has a lovely and spacious apartment with all the amenities you could want It is private with its own access and very quiet
The place was tucked away with a private drive
What is there worked okay for breakfast and lunch but limited for preparing anything else
The bed was comfy and warm and the whole weekend was delightful
Space was very clean as well
The Napa garden was very clean
Comfortable well appointed and spacious apartment located within walking distance to town
Hostess was very responsive even while being out of the country
Hostess was available for all of our needs Only negative
We had a fantastic time Jane was friendly and a great host
It was clear adorable convenient comfortable and she left snacks and water in the frig for us
Jane was a wonderful hostess and the property was amazing
Cozy cottage close to downtown Napa and
Great location about a 20 minute walk to downtown Napa
It is close to restaurants and wineries
It is in a great location right off the Silverado Trail in a quiet neighborhood and close to downtown restaurants
Great location to visit the wine country
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7. Upscale home for couples (from USD 109)

This luxurious, one-bedroom holiday home in Napa Valley is designed for comfort and it reflects in everything from chic and modern decor to mood lighting, along with lots of natural light. The bedroom is equipped with a double bed, bathroom with shower and bathtub, and tastefully decorated with textures and fabric. There’s a living room, kitchen and dining area in a modern open plan layout and comfy hammocks, sun chairs and umbrellas in the garden to soak the sun.

Sonoma Vintage Bungalow 30 Day +
Sonoma, California, United States
414 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is furnished well and it was great having a refrigerator and coffee maker in the kitchen area
fresh flowers cream in the fridge plenty of extra towels and toilet paper ground coffee a beautiful decorating style
the house we stayed in had a nice kitchen and sitting room with fun french country decor
however that bed was like a rock
the bungalow is nicely decorated and the kitchen is well-equipped as well
a charming clean very convenient space
both clean & gorgeously decorated
the bungalow was clean and cozy
ella has a beautiful clean and cozy bungalow
clean spacious stylish and a perfect spot to be able to get around sonoma
she is thoughtful attentive and very responsive
lovely bungalow and a lovely host
she was super responsive and check-in was seamless
this is a charming property with a wonderful host
awesome host and beautiful place ella was very accommodating
excellent location and inviting bungalow
great place great location
amazing place and great location
very cute and quaint place
very close to downtown sonoma and a perfect location
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8. Lovely three-bedroom vacation rental

This grand, three-bedroom luxury house in Napa Valley is ideal for families and group of six. The house has a colourful garden with multiple outdoor seating areas and life-size chess! The house is bathed in white with light colour shades and ample of natural light and decorated with ultra-modern interior and comfy fabrics and furnishings to add to your comfort. There are a spacious living room and kitchen, parking, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and heating.

Very Clean/Sanitized Sonoma 3BR w/ Great Location
Sonoma, California, United States
213 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were comfortable and the place had all the amenities we needed
the kitchen was also well stocked with essentials (coffee ) which was nice and a washer/dryer as well
it would easily accommodate 4-6 people although one small bathroom may not suit everybody
it was decorated great and the beds were so comfy
plenty of space with comfortable beds and pillows
spacious and clean front yard
it was very clean with some nice extra touches
the place was clean nicely updated
house was clean and as expected
house was clean
mary and jacqueline were wonderful hosts
hosts are great and check-in/checkout were easy
the layout was super friendly and open
mary (assistant) and tony (house manager) were so thoughtful and communicative
jacquelyn and mary were wonderful hosts and were easy to communicate with
great location central to everything
great location in sonoma
great central location with an easy short walk to the plaza
the location was excellent being within easy distance of restaurants and the square
it’s bike-riding distance to some beautiful wineries and close to the local shops
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9. One-bedroom cottage for lovers

This budget-friendly cabin in Napa Valley is ideal for couples and solo travellers. Located next to Sonoma Creek, the place is perfect if you are looking for something quiet and serene away from the main city. The studio-style house has a kitchen with microwave and sink, private bathroom with shower and a queen bed in an open plan layout. Wake up to the sound of the birds chirping in this scenic location blessed with natural beauty for a peaceful retreat. The property also has offers parking, free Wi-Fi, garden and backyard.

Cozy guest cottage in wine country!
Sonoma, California, United States
321 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is also a ceiling fan which is clutch for sleeping
the space is great—comfortable bed kitchenette and bathroom with excellent shower
the comfortable cottage bed was just what we needed after a long day of exploring the area
the cottage is beautifully appointed fully equipped with everything you need and our time there was very comfortable
the little touches in the room were a surprise and so thoughtful
clean and well laid out
it was very clean and nicely decorated
very clean and cute cottage
great little studio very clean and well kept
it was so clean and decorated just adorably
she was a wonderful host to us
melanie was a great host
melanie was a great host
melanie was a great host
melanie was the perfect host
great location central to the downtown area as well as wineries
we appreciated being so close to downtown sonoma
we love the location and it worked well for our sonoma wine tasting
a great little place in a nice location a short drive from sonoma town plaza
the location is fantastic it’s right by the plaza and popular restaurants
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10. Cabin for four near Sonoma Creek

Stay close to the Sonoma Creek in Napa Valley, in nature’s bounty, in this cabin for four. The house has a wooden bedroom with double bed, bathroom with shower, bath linen, toiletries and a fully equipped kitchen, dining and a living area in an open plan layout. Like all Napa homes, there’s a garden with seating area and a small stone fountain and barbecue that forms the perfect setting for Napa evenings. The property lies just a short five minutes’ drive from restaurants, bars and shopping places, and is perfect for couples or a group of friends looking for a timeout with nature.

Annabelle's Cottage-A Cozy Retreat!
Sonoma, California, United States
371 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

How to choose the one that suits you

There is a wide range of vacation rentals in the wine country of Napa Valley. Depending on whether you are looking for a holiday home for couples, family or with friends and the size of your group you can choose from vacation rentals ranging from budget cottages to upscale bungalows for luxury experiences. The luxury of nature is common everywhere and the combination makes it feature in the bucket list of all. If you visit any of these, please let us know about your experience.

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