A short list of favorites, partners and friends of Platypus. Whether you’re looking for a great place to stay, things to do while in the area wine-tasting, or local business resources, here’s a list of some of our favorites for you to consider.
Hotels and Accommodations
1801 First Street, Napa, CA 94559
Enjoy the best of Napa with this perfect getaway for two; the Wine Country Excursion package! Includes two nights in any Luxury Suite, Cottage or Carriage House based on double occupancy, and a six hour Small Group Join-In Wine Tour with Platypus Wine Tours (picnic lunch included).
Ambrose Bierce House B&B
1515 Main Street St. Helena, CA 94574
An 8-room boutique inn located right in downtown St. Helena, surrounded by the finest wineries of Napa Valley.
Best Western PLUS Inn at the Vines
100 Soscol Avenue, Napa, CA 94559
This newly renovated Best Western Inn is located close to downtown Napa, with trendy shops, tasting rooms, restaurants and attractions like the Uptown Theatre and Oxbow Public Market. The Silverardo Trail and the Napa Valley Wine Train are also nearby. It offers heated pool & spa, 24-hour restaurant, in-room refrigerators and more.
1045 Easum Dr, Napa, CA 94558
Built in 1929, Candlelight Inn has well-tended gardens and spacious swimming pool area that serve as a great home base as you go wine tasting and out to dinner in the Napa Valley.
Hawthorne Inn and Suites
314 Soscol Avenue, Napa, CA 94559
Immaculate small hotel centrally located in Napa with very competitive rates.
Hilton Garden Inn
3585 Solano Ave, Napa CA 94559
Comfort and luxury await you in warm and inviting guest rooms in the heart of the Napa Valley. During your stay relax at the evening wine bar serving the finest from local wineries, or enjoy the tranquil poolside setting after a full day of exploring the world-famous sites and tastes so unique to this beautiful region. Ask about the “Wine Tasting Adventure” package; including a discounted stay and a tour aboard Platypus!
Inn On Randolph
411 Randolph St, Napa, CA
94559-3374 (800) 670-6886
This 19th-century property has rooms, suites, and cottages nestled into the heart of historic Napa’s Victorian homes. Surrounded by manicured gardens, the Inn has a full spa and Victorian-style rooms that have all the modern conveniences to make your stay comfortable.
Inn St. Helena
1515 Main Street, Saint Helena, CA 94574
An 8-room boutique inn located right in downtown St. Helena, surrounded by the finest wineries of Napa Valley. Walk to fine and casual dining, shopping and some historic vineyards from the luxurious Inn St Helena bed and breakfast.
La Belle Epoque
1386 Calistoga Avenue, Napa, CA 94559
A true luxury inn with lush gardens, world-class concierge service, and amenities that will pamper you and provide you with a luxurious and relaxing getaway.
Napa River Inn
500 Main Street, Napa CA 94559 (877)
Beautiful intimate hotel located in the historic Napa Mill building. Ask for Holly.
Oleander House B&B
7433 St. Helena Hwy, Napa, CA 94558
A French country inn located just north of the village of Yountville, in the heart of the Napa Valley wine region, set amongst so gardens, vineyards and beautiful countryside.
Friends of Platypus
Allen Balik Signature VIP Wine Tours
Allen is a noted wine collector, wine educator, author, and a recognized authority on California and European wines. Co-Founder and President of Club Essence, where Allen personally plans, accompanies and moderates VIP Wine Tour events.
Amy Wolfe – A Wolfe Enterprises
PO Box 6023 Napa, CA 9458 (707) 258- 2993
Accounting, Bookkeeping, and Tax Services.
Anitra Koski – Insurance121
A Sacramento-based insurance and financial services company offering commercial, personal and employer services.
Chas Blackford, North Bay SEO
Search engine optimization and internet marketing specialist.
Dean Wilcox, Wilcox Design Interactive Branding
email@example.com A design professional in brand consultancy/design and online media, Dean has extensive experience with branding and online projects for some of the world’s most recognized companies.
A wine tour company passionate about their relationships with clients, and friendships with winery owners and winemakers in the region.
Global Gourmet Catering
1030 Illinois Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 (415) 701-0001
Global Gourmet Catering creates incomparable experiences through highly customized food, beverage and event services, using sustainable practices and a customer service driven team to exceed all expectations.
Jose Diaz, Diaz Communications
Website design, wine marketing & public relations.
1347 Main Street, Saint Helena, CA 94574
Neighborhood restaurant serving seasonal foods and American classics.
Snob Free Wine Tasting Companion
Finally a wine tasting book that helps you get the most of your wine tasting experience. With the Snob Free Wine tasting Companion you can be wine smart in a day.
The Wine Check
www.thewinecheck.com (707) 343-9463 Whether you’re purchasing wine on vacation or want to take some on a trip, The Wine Check makes traveling with wine safe, convenient and economical.
Thomas A Kelleher Brand Consulting
A highly experienced marketing, advertising and brand consultant who has helped numerous companies achieve their goals through smart, creative, strategic marketing programs, breakthrough advertising, and building strong, sustainable brands.