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    Drakesbad Guest Ranch

    end of Warner Valley Road, Chester, CA 96020
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          Traveller (39)
          Pool & Beach (6)
          Room & Suite (6)
          • Excellent55%
          • Very good30%
          • Average6%
          • Poor6%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Parking
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          Accessible rooms
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          Reviewed 16 November 2016

          We love Lassen National Park - great hiking, wonderful views, waterfalls, thermal features (geysers, etc.), and it's never crowded. However, lodging is almost non-existent, which makes Drakesbad a really special place in the park. We spent 4 days there recently and really enjoyed it, but...More

          Reviewed 22 October 2016

          The experience builds to a 2.5 mile dirt road journey through the park to reach Drakesbad Resort where you find yourself set back 100 years. There are scattered wooden cabins - each equipped with bath and showers but no electricity, overlooking a vast field of...More

          Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

          This review is for the 1st time guest. Drakesbad has loyal guests that return every year. For the uninitiated keep reading . The good: beautiful location , decent meals( mandatory included in rate) hiking trails & horseback riding available. Decent staff . The bad: Expensive...More

          Reviewed 5 October 2016

          My husband and I were here in September and we loved our stay. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Food was excellent - best I've ever had in a national park. Drakesbad is the only lodging except for campsites within the park, but it is...More

          Reviewed 24 September 2016

          This place offers comfortable albeit rudimentary accommodations. The meals are excellent, and the staff is friendly and always helpful with assistance and advice. Drakesbad is not that close to the well known parts of Lassen (Bumpass Hell, Lassen Peak, Cinder Cone, etc) but well within...More

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          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • USD 70 - USD 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
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          Traveller (39)
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          Dining (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (49)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Does anyone know how far drakesbad is from manzanita lake campground in Lassen? What I'm seeing online today shows 2.5 hours, I'm hoping this is showing some re routes due to snow? When we looked at this drive time once before I don't remember it being that long!
          23 May 2017|
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          How long does it take to drive from Drakesbad to the entrance of Lassen Park? We will be visiting in Sept., 2016 Also, what is the best hike in the Drakesbad area? Thank you
          18 April 2016|
          Response from Hollie P | 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
          When is the best time to see fall foliage?
          15 January 2016|
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          Response from Hollie P | Property representative |
          If you are interested in viewing wild flowers, the best time is July. We are in the high altitude so sometimes we can't get into Drakesbad until late May or mid June so the month of July brings in beautiful wild flowers of... More
          Room Tips
          "When choosing a room, you may need to choose between having electricity or having a shower. Know how your..."
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          "All are quiet; none large; a few have electricity and showers if you want to pay more. We did and were glad..."
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          "The lodge is best for singles or couples. Cabins okay and bungalows are best."
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          "a private cabin is probably preferred if you can get it"
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