McCaffrey House Bed & Breakfast Inn

23251 Hwy. 108 , Twain Harte, CA 95383 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

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A FOUR DIAMOND AAA/SELECT REGISTRY PROPERTY - Pure Elegance in a Wilderness Setting: Nestled in a quiet forest hollow, where majestic California oak, cedar and pine trees mark the edge of the Stanislaus National Forest and Emigrant Wilderness, is the McCaffrey House Bed & Breakfast Inn. A delightfully warm and charming three-story country home, the Inn was designed and built by your hosts, Michael and Stephanie McCaffrey. The home is located high in the California Gold Country, noted for a traditional four-season climate and breathtaking Sierra beauty; all good reasons why the McCaffreys were first lured here some 30 years ago.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Great Anniversary Stay! We'll be back!

4.6 on November 11, 2015

What a fantastic place!!! My wife and I tried it out for a few days for our anniversary getaway and the weekend couldn't have been better. Michael, Stephanie and Marlene were all fantastic hosts...great to chat with, friendly and fun. And the doggies were sooooo nice!! We wanted to take them home with us (the dogs, lol!). The house was spotless, the rooms were comfy, the morning breakfasts were delicious and perfect, and the atmosphere was very relaxing. We will definitely be coming back to Twain Harte to visit soon, and we'll be staying at the McCaffrey House again!!! We love finding spots like this!

Very pleasant retreat in the Sierra

4.8 on October 24, 2015

Perfect place on our California tour, very nicely decorated house, owners very helpful and knowledgeable about the region, great breakfast

Wonderful stay but too far from Yosemite

4.2 on September 25, 2015

This was a lovely, comfortable and welcoming B & B. The owners were helpful and accomodating in ever way. I would stay there again in a heartbeat. The drive to Yosemite was over hour each way but it was a pleasant ride with beautiful scenery. If you hate windy roads, you may want to forgo the trip since they're are many.


4.0 on June 08, 2015

I believe I did this already but will gladly do it again,. The hosts of the property were exceptionally polite and gracious, the room I stayed in was very romantic for me and my lady. To wake up with the view of the forest in the large picture window was awesome for the beginning of a day, to bring peace of the wilderness into the room exceptional. will I stay there again YES!!!!! also the breakfast was to die for Barry

Outstanding B&B

4.6 on June 08, 2015

Probably the best B&B we have stayed at. Stephanie and Michael have perfected every detail, and went out of their way to make us feel like welcome guests in their home. They could write the book on how to run a B&B.

The perfect weekend getaway!

5 on May 27, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at McCaffrey House for the Memorial Day weekend. The gourmet breakfasts and the staff's hospitality went beyond our expectations; we truly felt at home. We also enjoyed a couples massage in our room with the scenic redwoods and chirping birds just outside our window. It was the perfect escape from the city life.

Great B&B!

5 on May 11, 2015

Excellent experience with the McCaffrey House! Very hospitable innkeepers and beautiful Inn.

piece of Paradise

4.2 on April 19, 2015

We stayed because the purpose of our visit was to get to know the area & the people. We are considering purchasing a vacation home. Thank you so much for the warm welcome.

Wonderful getaway

4.4 on April 02, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at McCaffrey House. Stephanie and Michael could not be more warm, welcoming, and gracious. The accommodations are comfortable, and the food was exceptional. The breakfast bread pudding is out of this world! If you're looking for a mountain getaway in California's charming gold country, we highly recommend McCaffrey House.

Best B&B I've ever stayed at!

4.2 on February 19, 2015

I've done a number of B&B when my wife and I where childless but only get out once or twice a year now with our daughter so we have some pretty high expectations. We came to the McCaffrey house with our 2 yr old daughter and where really impresses. The room was great with a separate area for our daughter in a quiet and comfortable room. The setting was beautiful. But best of all the owner was very outgoing and kind. I have ciliacs disease and don't eat wheat which the owner worked around. The food was outstanding and I had just a wonderful experience. I can't recommend this place enough. We are comming here for our future stays in this area.

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Rooms & Rates

True Blue

Cool forest views from the balcony are echoed in the multihued blue Amish quilt. Relax in an antique chair and while away an afternoon with a book from the antique bookcase.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


A slotted pine sleigh bed looks out upon the garden and a beautiful meadow with pines. Antiques and original art grace the high ceiling room with a quilt in red, green and white cherry design.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


Poster pine bed and furniture in a Country French motif, with an original quilt of greens, blues and lavender. This high ceiling room is finished in lavender and blue, with flowered borders on the wallpaper.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


A beautiful quilt in burgundy, green and white covers a pine and iron sleigh bed. Accents of rose and green blend with relaxing forest views from the bay window overlooking the creek.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Wedgewood Blue

A spacious, high ceilinged room with a balcony view of the front garden. An amish Quilt of blue and white covers a pencil post pine bed; the room features a beautiful antique armoire.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


Spacious, with 2 pine beds and french doors that open to the patio, and a lovely garden view.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen


Country French in flavor with a poster pine bed and furniture. Shades from rose to burgundy accent a quilt of rose, green and white. Step out the french doors to the patio and enjoy a sunny afternoon.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Queen Deluxe

The room will have a queen size bed, private bath with tub and shower, fireplace, TV/VCR, CD player, beautiful views, phones and wireless internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location Type

Calaveras Big Trees, Columbia State Historical Park, Jamestown, Yosemite National Park, Stanislaus National Forest, Dodge Ridge Ski Area, Mountains, Village

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Extreme sports, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Dodge Ridge Ski Resort, Yosemite National Park, Columbia State Historic Park, Stage 3 Theatre, Sierra Repertory Theatre SRT, Strawberry Music Festivals, Stanislaus National Park, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Library, Movie library, Parking, Piano, Secretarial services, Spa, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , Some balconies, Some patios, Lots of decks

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Twain Harte Golf Club, Ice Skating, Wine Tasting Tours, Fishing Tours, Theatre Packages, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3pm on
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking is allowed outside and on the decks.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required $25 charge per night for the pet
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights minimum on weekends; 2-3 night minimum on holidays
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% of stay required at the time of booking
  • Cancellations: A ten day cancellation is required to received a full refund of deposit. There is a $10 processing fee per room/per night on all cancelled reservations. Rooms which are unable to be rebooked will be charged the full room rate if cancellation notice is not received within eight days of arrival.



Michael & Stephanie McCaffrey

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

Michael and Stephanie McCaffrey lived in the Willow Glen area of San Jose, California, before permanently moving to Twain Harte in 1995. They love hiking, swimming, skiing, reading, The Giants and 49ers!

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  • Time Served: 9:00/accommodate guests needs
  • Serving Location: Summer on the decks!, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Vegan



Hot Deal


Regular Rate: $716 now $537 (25% Savings:)

Stay three nights that include a Tuesday and Tuesday is 1/2 price. Stay four nights that include a Tuesday, and Tuesday is free. Please contact the inn directly at (209) 586-0757 to redeem this deal.

expires Wednesday