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Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs

S Dr Wilkinsons Backyard Resort And Mineral Springs Calistoga USA
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  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant & bar with outdoor seating

  • Spa & Recreation

    Spa, mud baths, mineral baths, outdoor treatment rooms, spa garden, two outdoor mineral pools, and one indoor mineral pool

  • Conference & Meetings

    1 meeting room

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant & bar with outdoor seating

  • Spa & Recreation

    Spa, mud baths, mineral baths, outdoor treatment rooms, spa garden, two outdoor mineral pools, and one indoor mineral pool

  • Conference & Meetings

    1 meeting room

A Calistoga classic since 1952, this legendary wellness destination has been upgraded for today’s traveler, while keeping its playful, retro spirit alive.

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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 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.

Interior design EDG

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 piece made of clay disks in honor of the mud baths. Rooms offer calming, neutral tones with pops of color—think: salmon, orange, or turquoise—for moments of surprise. In honor of Dr. Wilkinson’s favorite car, a classic 1952 Buick looks out over the street.

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Well-being A local legend

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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.

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.

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Location

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Calistoga, California

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

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    11°C / 52°F

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