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Featherbed Railroad Bed & Breakfast Resort
3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   2870 Lakeshore Blvd., Post Office Box 4016, Nice, CA 95464   |  
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Ranked #1 of 1 Nice B&B and Inns
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2009

This is a great idea, great location but it needs updating. It could with a little TLC be a classy inn but as it is tacky would be a better classification. Our caboose had cobwebs galore mainly in the cupola but also on door frames. The wall sconces appear not to have been cleaned for awhile with bugs in them. Our caboose had a private deck that hadn't been swept off prior to our arrival or during our stay. The breakfast lacked originality, I've had better continental breakfasts. The private boat dock had half the lights burned out. Other than check in the service was marginal.

  • Stayed June 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2009

We booked the Casablanca caboose for two nights. Our check-in was quick and pleasant. Once in our room, we discovered that our refrigerator was not working. I headed back to the office (there are no phones in the cabooses) and notified Peggy, who is one of the owners, and she responded immediately. She put a new fridge in our room, and we were up and running.

Each room has a different theme. Some rooms have spa tubs, others have a special sitting area where you can look at the lake. The room we had was neat and tidy but maybe just a little more deep cleaning would made it nicer. I know they are updating each caboose and look forward to trying one of those on our next visit.

Breakfast was such a pleasure. It is served in the dining room between 9am - 10am which is nice, since, who wants to get up early on their day off for breakfast? Tony and Peggy, the owners of the b&b, both cook in the kitchen and wait on their guests' every need. Better hosts I don't think you can find. They are happy to give you ideas on things to do in the area, as well as making sure you are enjoying your stay. There is a pool and they have bicycles for their guests to use.

They have a boat dock across the street so you can go out and sit on the lake and enjoy the view. There are nice lights out there even for the evening stroll, which my husband and I did after dinner.

The grounds are pretty and well maintained. A couple of the rooms have their own decks with chairs. But if you don't have one of those, they do have chairs placed throughout so you can enjoy the "park" setting.

I do want to make sure that if you plan on visiting the Featherbed, please keep in mind that this is a "value" B&B. It has been around for a while and you can tell that some things need to be updated. BUT, the beds are fabulous and what you do get for the price makes this well worth a try. I know we'll be back, and you have to try this place at least once.

  • Stayed February 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2008

This is our second stay here at Featherbed R.R.
We wish the finest for the new owners who are very nice folks.
On another site with reviews we read about them serving a new Thanksgiving Coffee. This is a good thing.
Also new housekeepers are in the works too..This we found was really needed during our stay in "Wine Country" caboose..
We look forward to another stay here to see the improvments.
The big Clearlake was kinda smelly this fall..

  • Liked — The Railroad theme
  • Disliked — cobwebs inside and out
  • Stayed October 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 2870 Lakeshore Blvd., Post Office Box 4016, Nice, CA 95464
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Location: United States > California > Lake County > Nice
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Nice
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Featherbed Railroad Bed & Breakfast Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Featherbed Railroad is a unique bed and breakfast resort on Clear Lake where visitors experience features nine antique railroad cabooses, each distinctively decorated with an individual theme. Most of the cabooses feature in-room Jacuzzi tubs and all have an incredible view of Clear Lake. With a huge variety of nearby recreation including almost 30 wineries, this unique and romantic getaway is the perfect place to celebrate being in love or just enjoying the tranquility of the peaceful surroundings. Enjoy the private dock, sit on the porch of the 100-year-old Main Station or languish in the pool. Full breakfast daily crafted from locally-sourced and home-made ingredients. Open year 'round. ... more   less 
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