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The Bidwell House B&B Inn

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#1 Main St., Chester, CA 96020
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The Bidwell House B&B Inn
Ranked #1 of 2 Chester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This renovated farm house with a modern addition is the perfect base camp for fishing, hiking, and visiting Mt. Lassen. It is located in the charming town of Chester about an hour east of I-5 across from Lake Almanor. Eva and Filip are fabulous hosts and very friendly. The breakfast alone is worth the stop. The farm house rooms are... More

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Dedham, Massachusetts
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds! Parking is a bit tight but there is an alternate lot on the other side of the property. The staff is super friendly and helpful. There is a wonderful living room and game room area. The front porch and chairs are relaxing and tranquil. The breakfasts are served in three courses. A fruit, main dish and then a... More

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Sacramento, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only were the owners warm and inviting but the house and yard were beautiful. We stayed in the historic part of the original house and had a shared bathroom however no guests were in the other room to share with. The only issue we had was there was no air conditioning in the old house and we arrived during... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed in the Garden Room which was tastefully decorated, had a very large bedroom with a spacious bathroom. The bed was very comfy and the area was peacefully quiet at night. The main lounge in the House (reached by covered verandahs) is filled with books to enjoy. Relaxed atmosphere made us feel at home as we sipped sherry and... More

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in the Rose room and had a wonderful experience. The room was clean, very spacious and the beds were nice and comfortable. It's in a great location if you plan to visit Lassen National park.... half hour drive to the park. Breakfast was a lovely 3 course meal... Delicious! Eva and Philip are wonderful... More

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Chico, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

My wife and I had a great Valentine's weekend away from the crowds. Great food, quiet area. Perfect time to leave the city behind and just be together. Had a great dinner at the Red Onion too. Warm and welcoming.

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Reno, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

In the small town of Chester CA next to Lake Almanor is a great B&B. Breakfast every morning where wonderful. Eva and Philip are great host and will take care of all your wants and needs. They have several rooms and a separate lodge also. Nicely decorated. Comfortable beds. Fireplace and Sun-room in the main hose are great. Breakfast was... More

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Oroville, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The children wanted to see snow for Christmas, so we booked a stay far in advance. The weather, unfortunately, did not cooperate as there was little snow on the ground; the upside was that we discovered this charming B&B. We booked two rooms for 3 adults and 3 grade-school kids: the Bidwell Suite (two adjoining rooms with a queen bed... More

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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95 reviews 95 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This was really a very nice bed and breakfast, with most all the things you'd hope to see. Very nice manicured lawn and property, and a really great common area to relax, play games, or just hang out. The room had plenty of charm, and was complete with a wood burning stove and all the supplies necessary for a nice... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at The Bidwell House. Staff was friendly and the home is incredibly comfortable. Breakfast was delicious and different each day. We went for one night and asked to stay another then another. They have a deal, stay for two nights and get the third night free. DEAL!!! As you can see from the pictures, it is... More

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Address: #1 Main St., Chester, CA 96020
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Location: United States > California > Plumas County > Chester
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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. ... more   less 
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