Frequently Asked Questions
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Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQs

What is check-in/out time?

Check-in begins at 4 p.m at our luxury hotel & resort in Napa, CA. Check-out is at 11 a.m.

Is Meritage a non-smoking resort?

Smoking is not allowed in guestrooms or other interior spaces. Smoking is only allowed in designated exterior areas.

What is included with the resort fee?

The nightly resort fee includes bottled waters, one bottle of signature Napa wine, hand sanitizer, high-speed WiFi, in-room coffee and tea, overnight parking, and fax and local calls.

What are the dining options on property?

The Meritage Resort provides multiple dining options including Olive & Hay, Crush, Blend Café, and In-Room Dining. View our Sip & Savor section for complete information. Grand Reserve features nine Napa Valley wine tasting rooms, an upscale artisan market, and Food & Wine Center.

Is outside food & beverage allowed?

We do not allow outside food & beverage. Please visit our on-site restaurants, Blend Café, and our Lobby Shop for wine and other specialty items to enjoy throughout your stay.

How do I arrange an early check-in or late checkout for my stay?

Early check-ins and late check-outs are based on availability day-of. Please contact our Front Desk team to check on availability.


What is the cancellation policy?

Generally, reservations must be cancelled 72-hours prior to arrival date, time to avoid a one night’s room, and tax charge. Additional restrictions may apply depending on the rate and room type selected. Some rates and dates may have varying policies, see your confirmation letter for additional details.

What is the minimum age requirement to check-in to a room?

The minimum age requirement is 18. The wine included in the Napa Valley resort fee will be removed from the room for any guests checking in under 21.

Will I be charged when making a reservation?

We charge the credit card on file a one-night deposit, plus resort fee and taxes, 72 hours prior to arrival date. Should you cancel prior to the 72-hour cancellation policy you will be refunded the full amount. If the credit card used for the one-night deposit is not present at arrival, we will refund and authorize the credit card present at check-in. Some rates may require a full advance deposit, see your confirmation letter for additional details

What is required upon check-in?

A government-issued photo identification or passport and a valid credit card to authorize for your full amount of stay, plus incidentals for an additional $100 per night.

May I use a debit card at check-in?

Yes, we do accept debit cards. However, the funds will be immediately withdrawn from your account. Any refunds upon check out can take up to 5-10 business days.

What if I need to depart early throughout my stay?

An early departure fee of room and tax may apply. Please contact the resort for further details.

Is there a way I can pay for another guest’s stay if I will not be at the resort?

Yes. please contact the resort directly at 707.251.1900.


Do you have ADA rooms?

Yes. We have ADA-accessible and hearing-accessible rooms available. Please contact us at 707.251.1900 to make these arrangements.

Do you have connecting rooms?

Yes. We do have connecting room options, on a select few of our room types. Please contact us at 707.251.1900 to make these arrangements.

How many guests can I have in the room?

Maximum occupancy varies by room type. A king room can only accommodate 2 people, the maximum in any room is 4 people.

Do you have roll-away beds?

Unfortunately, our rooms do not accommodate rollaway beds and we do not have any available on property.

Do your resort rooms have bathtubs?

Most of our suites and a select few of our standard guestrooms include a tub, however, the majority of our guestrooms include a shower only.

Are cribs available?

Yes, we do have cribs upon request at no additional cost.

Is there hypoallergenic bedding available?

Yes. Please alert our team to any special needs prior to your arrival through our online concierge.

What kind of coffee maker is in the room?

We have Keurig Coffee machines in our guest rooms. Coffee is replenished daily.

Transportation & Directions

Is there a shuttle service to and from the airport?

We do not have a shuttle, but we can set up private transportation. Please request through our online concierge.

What are your current parking options?

Both self-parking and valet parking options are available at The Meritage Resort and Spa and Grand Reserve at The Meritage.

Are there electric vehicle (EV) charging stations available?

Yes, there are six charging stations located at The Meritage Resort. Please note that a ChargePoint card is needed for payment, Tesla's required adapter. Please see our valet team for complete information when you arrive.

Is there a shuttle to Downtown Napa?

We offer weekend shuttle service to downtown Napa on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The shuttle drops off and picks up from the corner of Third Street and Main Street. The shuttle will depart from the Meritage Resort from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the hour. The shuttle will depart from downtown 4:25 p.m. to 10:25 p.m., hourly. For assistance, please call 707.251.1900.

Who do I call if I have questions about my bill?

Please call the resort directly at 707.251.1900 or email

What forms of payment are accepted to pay for my stay?

All major credit cards are accepted to pay for your room and to guarantee your stay. Cash is accepted upon check-out only.


Is the resort pet-friendly?

Yes. We do allow dogs. Pets are not to be left in rooms unattended. Please review our pet policy here.

Is there a pet fee?

Yes. There is a non-refundable fee of $100. The fee includes a plush Meritage Resort and Spa dog bed (for use during stay only), a dog bowl to take home, and a pet amenity bag (includes treats and potty pick-up bags).

Does the resort provide dog walking or pet sitting services?

The resort does not, but please call our concierge at 707.251.1900 for other options.

Coronavirus FAQs

Covid-19 Questions

At The Meritage Resort and Spa, and Grand Reserve at The Meritage the health and well-being of our guests and team members is our top priority. As owners and operators, our team members have been a part of our family for decades and together we take pride in the experience we provide at our hotel. Our passion for hospitality is seen through the lofty standards by which we maintain our sprawling resort. However, during this time of global focus on the COVID-19 response, we want to take a moment and inform you about some of the additional safeguards we are taking to ensure the safety of our guests and team members.

Before completing your booking and prior to arrival, please review the state and county restrictions and guidelines to confirm eligibility to travel and stay at the resort.

What are The Meritage’s procedures and policies related to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

We are closely monitoring the situation and complying with the recommendations set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local county health officials. Additionally, we have enhanced our already stringent cleanliness and hygiene standards and policies. When staying with us, your getaway will look a little different, but one thing that will always remain - the joy of being away and taking that time to reconnect. To welcome a worry-free stay, we want to share our Hospitality & Health Promise. As guidelines shift, we will continue to evolve our operations in accordance with government standards.

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Is your property open?

Yes. We are fully open with limited restrictions.

Are face masks required?

Fully vaccinated guests are not required to wear a mask indoors or outdoors. For guests who are not vaccinated, face masks are required in indoor public spaces according to California Department of Public Health guidelines.

Do you have outdoor options available to enjoy?

The Meritage offers abundant outdoor spaces to enjoy while on property for group or leisure travel, including indoor and outdoor meeting spaces. Outdoor dining options include Olive & Hay, Bland Café, Fivetown Grocery and The Village Food Truck and Lawn. The Meritage is surrounded by a hillside vineyard that is available for guest to stroll at their leisure.

Are all the outlets open at your property?

Yes, all of the resort amenities are open. Explore our website to learn more about our abundant offerings.

If I decide to cancel my trip, what is your cancellation policy?

We strive to provide you with the best stay possible and understand that for many, flexibility is important. Currently, we are adjusting our cancellation policies to accommodate the changing influence of pandemic impact.

For reservations made via online travel agents or other third-party travel professionals, please contact your booking provider for information on their policies.
For further questions or reservation assistance please contact reservations at

What precautions do Meritage Resort and Spa take?

Our cleaning team has been briefed and trained on proper cleaning procedures to ensure the prevention of the COVID-19 virus. We clean our public facilities more frequently than recommended by the California Industry Guidance. We are also adhering to the Hospitality & Health Promise outlined by our parent company, Pacific Hospitality Group. Our cleanliness and hygiene standards and policies include:

  • Enhancing and increasing the frequency of sanitation of commonly touched objects such as handrails, door handles, TV remotes, elevator buttons, phones, etc.
  • Comprehensive cleaning and sanitation of guest rooms between stays.
  • Training staff to recognize signs of COVID-19.
  • Additional signage throughout the hotels reminding guests and employees of healthy practices.
  • Educating our team members on steps they should be taking to keep themselves safe and healthy, including the expectation to stay home if they don't feel well for any reason.
I have an event or meeting booked at The Meritage Resort and Spa or Grand Reserve at The Meritage what do I need to know?

Please contact your sales manager or email us at If you need to re-book please email