By Don Douloff, September 25, 2008
On Sept. 18, The Westin Verasa, Napa opened its doors deep in the heart of California wine country.
The first full-service, ‘upper upscale’ property to be built in Napa in nearly five years, the 180-room hotel is blocks from COPIA: The American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts, the new Oxbow Public Market and the wine train and wineries.
Amenities include an outdoor pool, hot tub, 12,000 sq. ft. of conference and event space, two bocce courts, La Toque restaurant and easy access to river walking paths. The hotel’s design embraces the Napa River and Preserve, where an expansive pool, courtyard and south wing open to the natural environment. Westin Heavenly Bed, 24-hour WestinWORKOUT fitness centre, Westin Heavenly Bath and Westin Service Express are also offered.