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Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs

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  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant & bar with outdoor patio seating

  • Spa & Recreation

    Full-service spa, mud baths, mineral baths, signature massages, indoor/outdoor treatment rooms, spa garden, 1 indoor pool, and 2 outdoor geothermal pools

  • Conference & Meetings

    1 boardroom with indoor/outdoor seating and several nontraditional gathering spaces

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant & bar with outdoor patio seating

  • Spa & Recreation

    Full-service spa, mud baths, mineral baths, signature massages, indoor/outdoor treatment rooms, spa garden, 1 indoor pool, and 2 outdoor geothermal pools

  • Conference & Meetings

    1 boardroom with indoor/outdoor seating and several nontraditional gathering spaces

With its sublime mineral pools, iconic mud baths, relaxing hammocks, and open outdoor areas, this reimagined Calistoga classic continues the legendary wellness tradition it started in 1952.

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Architecture SB Architects

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Architecture SB Architects

SB Architects reimagined the original building, while honoring its classic details.

Dr. Wilkinson’s originally opened in 1952 when “the Doc” introduced his famous mud baths and a signature wellness treatment known as “The Works.” When SB Architects stepped in for the renovation, they opted to lean into the mid-century modern elements. Outside, a grassy backyard with mountain views, a swimming pool, custom picnic blankets, and swings invites guests to enjoy the Calistoga climate. For large groups, the freestanding Victorian House—built in 1924—features five separate bedrooms and a private porch with Napa Valley views.

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The interiors strike a skillful balance: They’re retro yet modern, surprising and soothing, and playful but elevated.

Inflected with a dose of nostalgia, the lobby features a range of custom artwork, including a signature mineral-water fountain and wall art made of clay disks in honor of the hotel’s mud baths. One-of-a-kind murals and original mosaics are found throughout the resort, as well as in a refurbished Victorian House that accommodates up to 15. Guestrooms offer modern mid-century furnishing amid original brick walls and calming, neutral tones with pops of color—think: salmon, orange, or turquoise. True to the resort’s nostalgic spirit, a replica of Dr. Wilkinson’s 1952 Buick is parked at the entrance.

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The Originals Maki Bara & Rob Kline

“Take your health seriously but don't take yourself too seriously. That is an ethos we want to celebrate.”

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Food & Drink Nourishing body and soul

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Food & Drink Nourishing body and soul

Serving Southwestern-inspired dishes that range from health food to comfort food, House of Better nourishes body and soul.

Part of the fun of a meal at House of Better is choosing where to dine. Sit beneath the shady trellis or pick a colorful folding Fermob chair off the chair walland claim a favorite spot in the backyard. For a down-home feel, guests can pick a custom-designed picnic blanket and spread out on the grassy lawn.

Well-being A local legend

Home to world-renowned, mineral-rich mud baths, Dr. Wilkinson’s was a wellness destination before the trend.

Long after “the Doc” introduced Calistoga’s original mud baths, the Balneology Association of North America (BANA) verified that the water truly does have healing powers. The mineral springs have been proven to strengthen skin, detoxify, and relax stressed nervous systems—particularly with use over time. Soak up these healthy benefits in the mud baths, mineral baths, geothermal mineral pools, and more.

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Mud Wellness in Napa Valley

Our newest member hotel, Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs sets the stage for the ultimate wellness treatments against a jaw-dropping backdrop of majestic mountains sloping down to a sun-dappled valley.

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Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs
1507 Lincoln Ave
Calistoga CA 94515
USA

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