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"This property is a California historic gem, made new, in the most interesting Napa valley city: Calistoga. " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 12 Oct 2021

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Hotel Description

4-star spa hotel near Palmer House

In shopping district

Stay at this Calistoga hotel and you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Palmer House and 2 miles (3 km) of Old Faithful Geyser of California. Chateau Montelena Winery and Sterling Vineyards are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Renovated in 2020

A full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and an indoor pool are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. A terrace and a picnic area are also provided.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TVs

The 50 guestrooms have flat-screen TVs with cable channels and offer free WiFi and minibars. Other amenities include coffee/tea makers, free local calls, and hair dryers. Housekeeping is available on request.

Deluxe Courtyard King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$232* Per night/room Nov 1 - Nov 2

Deluxe, 2 Queens

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Spa Cottage

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Patio King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs

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5 out of 5
This property is a California historic gem, made new, in the most interesting Napa valley city: Calistoga.

Posted by on Oct 12, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 12, 2021 by Jose Ortega

Thank you, George for the wonderful review, we appreciate it! We are so glad you enjoyed the renovation and thank you for giving us the title of 'historic gem.' I like the sound of that! We hope to see you in the future!

About the Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs

Location 1507 Lincoln Ave, Calistoga, CA 94515

Property Features

Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs offers its guests 2 outdoor swimming pools and an indoor pool. Spa services, a terrace, and a picnic area are also featured at Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs. A complete renovation of Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs was completed in September 2020. This 4-star Calistoga hotel is smoke free.

  • 50 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 1952
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs offers 50 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and coffee/tea makers. 55-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and smart speakers. Bathrooms include bathrobes and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered on request and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • Smart speaker
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Telephone
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool.

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Dr. W's Spa & Baths. Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a mud bath.

The spa is open daily.

  • Mud bath in spa
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Body treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 PM - 10 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 PM - 10 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 11:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 30 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Internet access
  • In-room coffee
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 12 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Pet deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 25.00 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort Calistoga
  • Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Calistoga
  • Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs
  • Dr Wilkinsons Hot Springs Hotel
  • Dr Wilkinsons Hot Springs Resort
  • Dr. Wilkinson`s Hot Springs Hotel Calistoga
  • Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort
  • Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort Mineral Springs
  • Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs Hotel
  • Dr. Wilkinson's Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs Calistoga

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.