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The Bidwell House B&B Inn

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Room & Suite (16)
Family and Play Areas (5)
#1 Main St., Chester, CA 96020 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Air Conditioning
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 September 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

Thank Florie M
Reviewed 14 August 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

Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed 15 July 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

Thank Layne G
Reviewed 13 July 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

Thank richard p
Reviewed 9 July 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

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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 More 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. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
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USD 157 - USD 207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > California > Plumas County > Chester
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 157 - USD 207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > California > Plumas County > Chester
Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (16)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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"for ambiance, the main house rooms are nice. For size and quiet, the annex works"
13 Aug. 2018
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"Bring a Book as the WiFi is a bit choppy."
10 Jun. 2018
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"Meadow view room has good views"
9 Oct. 2017
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"With the exception of the Aspen Room (two double beds) all rooms have one bed. No interesting views."
21 Sep. 2017
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