September 26, 2017

Rutherford: Rancho Caymus Inn


Wine Country

Rancho Caymus Inn  1140 Rutherford Rd., (707) 200-9300.  2 stories; 26 rooms.  Some kitchens, fireplaces.  Continental breakfast; evening wine tasting Thur-Sat; private restaurant.  Pool; hot tub.  No pets.  Situated just off Highway 29 next door to the Beaulieu Vineyard (BV) winery, this hacienda-style lodging has a central courtyard with a pool and whirlpool hot tub.  A beehive-shaped outdoor fireplace warms a communal space, and there are two fire pits by the pool.  Nine stained-glass windows created by Napa Valley artist Gaye Frisk enhance the property and some guest rooms.  A generous buffet breakfast served in the property’s small private cafe includes pastries from a popular local bakery, eggs prepared to order, and plenty more.  It can be served in room for a small fee.  Rooms are spacious with private patios, and some have vaulted or exposed beam ceilings.  Natural knotty pine ceilings and doors were made with wood recycled from a 19th-century Ohio barn, providing a cozy camp-like, southwestern feeling.  Colorful framed weavings from Ecuador brighten things up.  High king beds are covered with white cotton sheets and duvet cover, and a sunken sitting area down a few steps from the bed area features a comfortable brown leather sofa and chair and a flip-on round black stand-alone fireplace.  

pool courtyard at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California
pool courtyard at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California



bed in guest room at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California
bed in guest room at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California



sitting area in guest room at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California
sitting area in guest room at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California


bathroom in guest room at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California
bathroom in guest room at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California


patio in guest room at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California
patio in guest room at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California


breakfast buffet at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California
breakfast buffet at Rancho Caymus Inn in Rutherford, California

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