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The Bidwell House B&B Inn

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Located in the "Old Towne" Chester, The Bidwell House B&B Inn is the only three-diamond AAA rated Inn in the Chester/Lake Almanor basin. Fourteen distinctly different guest rooms, the swing on the porch, the unusual collection of antiques and attention to little details are all for the comfort of our guest. Chester/Lake Almanor basin and surrounding area spread across a natural wonderland created by millions of years of geologic forces, a crossroad where the granite of the Sierra Nevada meets the lava of the Cascades. Enjoy hours of pleasure on Lake Almanor with its 52 miles of shoreline, in Lassen Volcanic National Park which boasts the southernmost volcano in the Cascade range and in the 1.2 million acres that make up the Lassen National Forest and Caribou Wilderness area. This is a playground for all seasons, for all ages and any lifestyle.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Quaint
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Full view
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Redding Airport94 km
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All reviews cookies coffee and tea front porch b bs honor bar place to stay red onion eggs benedict our room was spacious lassen volcanic national park lake almanor old house cranberry juice great hosts both mornings self serve an early start
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

We had purchased a room at this hotel and intended to spend the holiday weekend as a family: myself, my husband, and our young son (1.5 yo). The place was beautiful and we were excited for our weekend ahead. Unfortunately, once we arrived, the owners...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Florie M
Reviewed August 13, 2018

A great place to spend a night or two or three on a visit to this part of California--close to the lake; a little further to Lassen, but the ambiance and relaxed vibe of the place are a great place to go if you just...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Why stay in a chain motel when you can enjoy the ambience of a quaint B+B right near the lake? Shady gardens full of blossoms, wide green lawns, covered front porch with porch swing and comfy wicker furniture, cookie jar with homemade cookies, ample lounge...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Layne G
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Nice clean room. No shower had to sit in bath tub and with a hand held shower head not a lot of fun. For approx.5k you could replace the tub and put a cultured marble surround and a curtain and then this would be a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank richard p
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Bidwell for the second time over the 4th of July. Eva (and Filip) are great hosts and innkeepers. Our room was large and well appointed with a grand king bed on a pedestal and an amazing shower with multiple...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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"for ambiance, the main house rooms are nice. For size and quiet, the annex works"
JoelZ195
Aug. 13, 2018
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"Bring a Book as the WiFi is a bit choppy."
allamagoosa
Jun. 10, 2018
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"Meadow view room has good views"
Kelsdog
Oct. 9, 2017
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"With the exception of the Aspen Room (two double beds) all rooms have one bed. No interesting views."
chris4NRG
Sep. 21, 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$159 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaChester
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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