We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-12-31 2018-01-01
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Drakesbad Guest Ranch

    end of Warner Valley Road, Chester, CA 96020
    Lowest prices for your stay
    2017-12-31 2018-01-01
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in ChesterSee available hotels in Chester
    Traveller (68)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Dining (6)
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good27%
    • Average5%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “no electricity” (19 reviews)
    “hot springs” (10 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Accessible rooms
    Air Conditioning
    All hotel details
    {"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
    Write a ReviewReviews (94)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 91 reviews

    Reviewed 30 October 2017

    This fascinating volcanic park is less-visited than some in California, but hosts some of the most incredible views in the state. With over 150 miles of hiking trails, eight campsites, and the largest plug-dome volcano in the world (Lassen Peak), the park sits on an...More

    Thank Manoj K
    Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

    If you are looking for a unique experience this is the place for you. We stayed in the lodge, which is rustic but has a comfy bed. You have a half bath in your room but showers are out by the pool, which turned out...More

    1  Thank Annette S
    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    Ditto on the exemplar reviews of fellows TA explorers. We stayed four days in October. Draksbad is a step back in time...with comforts. Campfires with smores provided...the fires are lit by staff, and yes, they have blankets, too! Horseback riding to Hell's Kitchen was a...More

    1  Thank okeedoke
    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    yes, it is rustic but it is comfortable and there are so many wonderful activities like hiking and archery and ping pong and horseback riding and massage...not to mention the naturally heated pool that is open 24 hours a day...meadows full of lovely grasses and...More

    Thank janetperlman
    Reviewed 24 September 2017

    My wife and our twin 9 year olds booked Cabin 12 for 1 night. This was our first time staying at the ranch, though we had stalked the place multiple times over hikes in the nearby trails earlier in the summer. We could not have...More

    Thank Josie B
    Holiday Inn Express Red Bluff - South Redding Area
    643 reviews
    #1 of 16 hotels in Red Bluff
    76.1 km
    Hampton Inn & Suites Red Bluff
    977 reviews
    #2 of 16 hotels in Red Bluff
    76.2 km
    Best Western Anderson Inn
    475 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Anderson
    75.1 km
    Best Western Antelope Inn & Suites
    422 reviews
    #3 of 16 hotels in Red Bluff
    75.2 km
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Price range
    • US$70 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
    • Location
    • United States >
    • California >
    • Plumas County >
    • Chester
    • Also Known As
    • Drakesbad Guest Ranch Hotel Chester
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (68)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Dining (6)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (66)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
    Sponsored by:
    Nearby Restaurants
    Highlands Ranch Resort Restaurant
    26 reviews
    12.16 km away
    Burger Depot
    58 reviews
    21.16 km away
    Lassen Mineral Lodge
    41 reviews
    21.21 km away
    JJ's Cafe
    97 reviews
    26.06 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Mill Creek Falls
    21 reviews
    4.85 km away
    Kings Creek Falls
    34 reviews
    3.62 km away
    Boiling Springs Lake
    22 reviews
    1.01 km away
    Terminal Geyser
    8 reviews
    3.36 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    2 July 2017|
    Response from luv2travelBayArea | Reviewed this property |
    No land line in the rooms. You might be able the staff if you can use their phone in case you need to make an emergency call.
    17 April 2016|
    Response from Hollie_Potts | Property representative |
    It takes 1 ¼ hrs to drive from DB to the visitor center which is the entrance to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Best hikes I would say are Devils Kitchen and Boiling Springs Lake, Sifford Lake if going into higher... More
    Room Tips
    "We loved Room 5 in the Lodge, but anyone is super!"
    Read review
    "look on line and he picture will help you choose the room that is right or you"
    Read review
    "Cabins decks face the mountains while bungalows face the meadow. You should pick the meadow ;)"
    Read review
    "Out of the way hotel, all inclusive. Only for those who don't mind no wifi, cell phone coverage or TV."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing