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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   703 Main Street, Ferndale, CA 95536
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Shaw House
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Ranked #5 of 6 Ferndale B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brookings, Oregon, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful B&B with all the expected amenities, but accepted our Border Collie in one of the two pet-friendly rooms. What a surprise since we decided to go on a New Years' outing too late to board our pet! Not only was she accepted, but had the run of the OUTSIDE yard with supervision of course. Not welcome... More 

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Gold Beach, Oregon
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A beautiful property, well appointed with authentic furnishings.Comfortable and inviting. Amazing to stay in such a piece of history. Spent hours just taking in all the details of this property. Loved the fact that a 3 hour window was set for breakfast, leaving plenty of time to grab what ever one wished. Everything was delicious...well prepared and you had a... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Stayed one night here during our trip to Ferndale for the Humboldt County Fair (horse racing). What a neat place! Easy access, clean, super comfy room, and very friendly/helpful staff. The breakfast is served buffet style and there is a 3 hour window for it. So, if you don't wake up super early, and don't want to be crammed at... More 

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San Diego, CA
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Drove by, called, and was able to stay that night in this beautiful Inn! The owner/innkeeper was very accommodating, friendly, and she provided us with a very nice breakfast. I would definitely recommend staying here. The Inn had several common rooms to hang out in, with a good supply of information about the area, lots of books, restful places to... More 

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Oregon Coast, Oregon
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Unfortunately I only got to spend one day there but it pretty much topped my vacation. The hotel is well done, clean, well located and just about perfect. The owner was just like a thin smoke she wisped in and left wine..then she was gone. wisped in again left delicious snacks..gone. She delighted us with a full breakfast served beautifully... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Stayed a couple of nights in the Wisteria room for the Avenue of the Giants marathon. It was 25 mins away from the starting line but was worth the drive. We booked the smaller room with the bath down the hall but it was sufficient for two. We spent most of the day out discovering the outdoors anyways. This place... More 

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New York City
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

My sister and I had a delightful stay at the Shaw House in Oct, 2013. This beautifully cared for early Victorian home was the first house in the valley built in 1854. The comfortable interior decor is the light and colorful early Victorian; much of the furniture is of the period, some of the ceiling paint original. The atmosphere is... More 

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ShawHouseInn, Owner at Shaw House, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed this historic home. Please come again one day! More 

Martinez, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I write this review for those who travel with well behaved, loved pets. My husband and I recently took a trip up the California coast, traveled inland and then out a bit to end at the Shaw House B&B in Ferndale. All accommodations were in pet friendly cabins, cottages and B&B's. I didn't want to write this but in retrospect... More 

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ShawHouseInn, Owner at Shaw House, responded to this review

We have such an old and beautiful house here, and I love sharing it with so many wonderful guests. It wasn't designed as an accommodation for pets, but we found that our 3 rooms with private outdoor entrances would work perfectly for pet companions too. We welcome German & Australian Sheperds, Pit Bulls, Pomeranians and lovely little poodles like yours.... More 

Chico, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

i am having a major dispute with this establishment re a smoking disagreement. when i received my crdit card statement i was surprised to find a $500.charge. having no idea what this charge was for i advised the card company and the shaw rip off house that i was not paying said charge i was amazed to learn the charge... More 

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ShawHouseInn, Owner at Shaw House, responded to this review

Our Inn is an old and beautiful one. We take our responsibility to maintain a smoke free environment seriously. While we regret your upset, it was your choice to disregard our policies. For our future out of state guests, the whole of California is virtually smoke-free as is the Shaw House Inn. More 

Vacaville, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

A friend and I planned a trip to the Redwood Forest and wanted to get the whole experience. I Googled the best B&B's in the area and Shaw House had great reviews, and boy did they deliver!! The location couldn't have been better, It's perfectly seated in the small, peaceful Victorian town of Ferndale (just 15 miles from Eureka [the... More 

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Address: 703 Main Street, Ferndale, CA 95536
Location: United States > California > Humboldt County > Ferndale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Shaw House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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