Mr & Mrs Smith pick six of the world's most stylish, family-friendly hotels
Purveyors of good taste and design, Mr & Mrs Smith, select six of the world’s most chic and child-friendly hotels
Posted: 15 August 2011
The Carneros Inn, California
With its eco-friendly charm, warm welcome and clever combination of cottages, cowhide rugs and Le Corbusier chaises, this thoroughly modern farm-style resort makes the most of hearth and homestead: wood-burning fires and al fresco showers on your porch provide frontier romance with views of Napa’s world-famous vineyards. This child-friendly hotel’s concierge will contact you before you arrive to find out what sort of things you’d like to do, so finding activities to keep you and your children entertained is a breeze – whether it’s cheese-making, taking art classes. relaxing in the private gardens or exploring the beautiful Napa Valley on a scenic bike ride. Alternatively, you can unwind at the fantastic hydrotherapy spa with a range of nature-inspired treatments, such as a Huicha Creek Bath, as well as enjoying a private yoga class or simply head down to one of the region’s world-famous wineries to enjoy a glass of California’s finest.
4048 Sonoma Highway, Napa, CA 94559. Tel: 001 707 299 4900. Prices from £290 per night. No charge for children up to age 17.
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