AvroKO transformed the former Sunburst Roadside motel in California’s Napa Valley into the 1970s-informed Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa with views of the Mayacamas Mountains.
Guests are greeted by a navy graphic wall that sits behind a stark white reception desk.
The hotel lounge resembles a living room with rich green velvet sofas, a vintage cooler, and central fireplace.
A nod to a the municipal pool model but with an elevated touch, the pool area features a blue and white palette as well as powdercoated chaise lounges, cabana beds, and hammocks.
Notes of pink and blue in the spa lobby enhance handpainted wall illustrations that lead the way to salt soaks and mud bakes.
Playful imagery and cheeky graphics are on display in the spa, including a menu of elixirs on the walls that hawk snake oil cures and evening primrose.
The MoonAcre Spa boasts a series of mint green clawfoot bathtubs set against a soothing white backdrop.
Backed by mountainous peaks, a walnut banquette in guestrooms converts to a double bed recalling an iconic camper van.
In the 50 guestrooms, a stuffed animal mounted over the bed pairs with playful sayings, such as “the armadillo does not spit.”