Beauty at a Sierra Foothills Bed and Breakfast

Following the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill near Coloma in 1848, wagon loads of prospectors descended on the Sierras Foothills in hopes of striking it rich. Discover the beauty and history of gold country during your stay at a Sierra Foothills bed and breakfast. Their legacy lives on in the picturesque gold rush towns, historic mines, and museum collections of California’s Gold Country. continued ...

2 Water Street | Jackson, CA 95642 | 209-223-0500

The splendid Victorian National Hotel was built in 1852 as the grand dame of California gold country. The National Hotel is now a full service, luxury boutique hotel offering guests opulent accommodations, a full bar, impressive wine cellar – tasting room, fine dining at Stanley’s Steakhouse and casual fare at the deli cafe.

Number of Rooms: 34   |   Rates: $75 - $300 Reservations

The National Hotel

12455 Steiner Road | Plymouth, CA 95669 | 209-245-5512

A Cape Cod-style ranch house located on 40 acres in Amador County, “the other Wine Country.” Hidden among rolling vineyards, elegant oaks, and backed by a shimmering lake, our B&B is an ideal haven from the everyday hustle and bustle. Amador Harvest Inn is within walking distance of several well-known wineries and in the heart of the Gold Country. Four distinctly decorated bedrooms, each with its own private bath.

Number of Rooms: 4   |   Rates: $150 - $170 Reservations

Amador Harvest Inn

2942 Coloma Street | Placerville, CA 95667 | 530-642-2776

OUr romantic 1902 Queen Anne Victorian bed and breakfast in Placerville’s Historic District provides a wonderful taste of rich heritage, both inside and out. Stroll to shops and restaurants on Placerville’s Historic Main Street, enjoy a visit to Gold Bug Park (the only city owned mine in California) Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, Apple Hill, and local wineries.

Number of Rooms: 3   |   Rates: $135 - $185 Reservations

Albert Shafsky House Bed & Breakfast

328 South Church | Grass Valley, CA 95945 | 530-272-1873

This Queen Anne Victorian, used as Jones Memorial Hospital for 60 years, was built in Gold Rush-style in 1867. The current owners are both artists and the house reflects their interests. Experience a printmaking studio with four presses. Four rooms with private baths; one even has a private sitting room with fireplace.

Number of Rooms: 4   |   Rates: $100 - $125 Reservations

Swan Levine House

402 Main Street H | Murphys, CA 95247 | 209-728-8933

Quiet elegance in downtown Murphys. From cozy to luxurious. The inn offers high ceilings and doors, claw-footed bathtubs or whirlpool tubs in each room, fireplaces and wood stoves. Enjoy the European charm of this B&B, mixing history with modern comfort in Gold Country. Near restaurants, wineries and outdoor activities.

Number of Rooms: 24   |   Rates: $132 - $450 Reservations

Victoria Inn

271 Jones Street | Murphys, CA 95247 | 209-728-2897

Dunbar House, 1880 is an intimate and romantic private haven, where we offer a secluded sanctuary of relaxation, comfort and ease for our guests. Five cozy Victorian guest rooms offer private bath/showers. Cedar and Sequoia rooms each have a 2 person Jacuzzi. Every guest room has a Norwegian gas burning stove, Direct TV, TV/DVD with an available DVD collection, Free Wireless Internet, personal amenities, and a private refrigerator with complimentary bottled water. Cookies are baked daily. Enjoy our full country breakfast in our dining room or in our garden. Cedar and Sequoia suites offer an continued

Number of Rooms: 5   |   Rates: $190- $280 Reservations

Dunbar House, 1880

18183 Main Street | Jamestown, CA 95327 | 209-984-3446

A very relaxing get-a-way; ideal for those stressed out people who value an outstanding on-premises restaurant, extensive wine list and original gold-rush saloon.

Number of Rooms: 9   |   Rates: $140 - $175 Reservations

1859 Historic National Hotel & Restaurant

8060 Fairplay Road | Fair Play, CA 95684 | 530-620-5450

The Seven-Up Guest Ranch is a private and historic “Farm Stay” nestled in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. We are located within the heart of the Fair Play wine region. Stay in our renovated cabins. Enjoy our farm fresh food. Experience the ranch and all that the foothills have to offer.

Number of Rooms: 6   |   Rates: $120 - $175 Reservations

Seven-Up Guest Ranch

21375 Consolation Street | Volcano, CA 95689 | 209-296-7711

The Volcano Union Inn is reborn as a California Pub and Four-Room Bed and Breakfast in the picturesque village of Volcano, deep in the heart of Amador County and the California Gold Country. Our well appointed rooms are available nightly. Queen rooms are just $109 per night and King Suites are just $139 a night. The rate includes a made from scratch breakfast.

Number of Rooms: 4   |   Rates: $99 - $149 Reservations

Volcano Union Inn

1780 Springvale Road | Placerville, CA 95667 | 530-621-0901

Four Diamond AAA/Select Registry Inn with uniquely styled modern guest rooms including private luxury baths. Superb rural Sierra Foothills setting is located near Placerville. Extensive gardens, swimming pond, SPA for therapeutic massage. SPA Tubs, free Telephone, HDTV & WiFi, Gourmet Breakfast, individually-controlled AC/Heat and Fireplaces.Wineries, rafting, gold rush history nearby.

Number of Rooms: 7   |   Rates: $169-$399 Reservations

Eden Vale Inn

5821 Spanish Flat Road | Garden Valley, CA 95633 | 530-626-0983

Located in the beautiful Sierra Foothills between the Middle and South Forks of the American River, and surrounded by nature in every direction, the Green Toad Inn is a wonderful place to relax, read, or go for a stroll.

Number of Rooms: 4   |   Rates: $100 - $125 Reservations

The Green Toad Bed & Breakfast

61 Hanford Street, Highway 49 | Sutter Creek, CA 95685 | 209-267-0747

An unforgettable stay.
Relax and rejuvenate at this inviting red brick inn best known for bridging the historic gold rush era with a contemporary flair and modern amenities. Located in quaint downtown Sutter Creek, you’ll experience warm hospitality and a comfortable ambiance.

For every reason. For any season.
The Hanford House Inn accommodates each guest and occasion with utmost care, and provides an exceptional setting in the heart of the Sierra Foothill wine region. During your stay, enjoy the many seasonal and year round activities that this northern California destination offers.

Number of Rooms: 13   |   Rates: $99 - $279 Reservations

Hanford House Inn

Visit the Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park and try your hand at panning for gold, or plan a visit to Grass Valley, the Gold Rush’s richest city. Today visitors can explore the mine at Empire Mine State Historic Park. In El Dorado County, just east of Sacramento, enjoy a Placerville bed and breakfast, wine tasting, shopping, restaurants, art galleries, golfing and hiking. Visit Amador County Wine Country, where you can go wine tasting at one of the many exquisite vineyards and wineries in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities including mine and cave tours, biking, fishing, swimming, antiquing and cultural events. Or take a guided history tour of Amador County’s historic Gold Rush towns of Sutter Creek, Volcano or Plymouth. Go in search of Mark Twain’s “Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County.” Feast your eyes on the giant Sequoias at Calaveras Big Trees State Park and the Stanislaus National Forest. Visit the Calaveras County town of Murphys for wine tasting, art galleries, antique shops and museums. Tuolumne County to the South is also rich in Gold Rush history. Just outside the town of Sonora, the towns of Jamestown, Columbia and Twain Harte, allow unique Gold Country experiences. View stream trains and former gold camps or take a ride on the Wells Fargo Stage Coach. There’s a treasure in store for everyone in the California Motherload. With so many activities and charming Foothill towns, including Garden Valley and Sierra City, one day in the Sierra Foothills just isn’t long enough.

Each member of the California Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns is quality-certified. Make reservations at a CABBI member B&B with confidence that you will experience outstanding California Gold Country accommodations and world-class hospitality during your stay. Book your next visit at a CABBI-certified Sierra Foothills bed and breakfast inn.