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Experience quiet, SEDUCTIVELY, SECLUDED SPLENDOR in the Fair Play Wine Country of the California Gold Country. Our contemporary upscale B&B is nestled in the woods of the Sierra Foothills in El Dorado County. Four themed suites await you for fun and pampering. Our Fair Play Cottage is a private comfort haven. We provide all the comforts you expect from a 5 star quality, upscale B&B. Our hospitality exceeds all expectations. The world famous scrumptious breakfast and the wine & snack hour are beyond your wildest dreams. Each Suite has a sitting areas with a remote controlled fireplace that gives you comfort to watch the Flat Screen HD TV with HD DirecTV. Microfiber towels, sheets and robes pamper you. The snack Bar has a mini-refrigerator (stocked with creamers & sodas), Keurig coffeemaker, microwave, utensils (knives, forks, spoons with plates & glasses) gives you the opportunity to bring in food or just chill you wine. Ceiling fans are in the sitting area that help keep you cool, espcially at night when you open a couple windows for that fresh pine tree scent. .The Laguna's bed area has a remote control for the light & fan.The Vineyard has the over the bed remote controlled skylight for gazing at stars. Pets (Dogs & Cats only) are permitted in the Fair Play Cottage for an extra fee of $50. There is also a BBQ grill at the Cottage to enjoy some grilled food. A $50 deposit is required. If you don't turn off the burners the $ 50 is ours.
4.8 on April 18, 2016
This was our third stay at Lucinda's, and we are already planning our next. It truly is the best all around experience. The suites are lovely and welcoming, the beds superbly comfortable, and Cindy and Daryl cannot do enough to ensure that you have an enjoyable stay with them - both at the Inn and in the area. The upstairs rooms look in the tree canopy with many birds and the beauty of the shifting light. Apart from the sitting area in each suite there is a great room, and also a large outdoor common seating area on a deck. In short, it is a most relaxing place with every comfort. You are on the border of the El Dorado and Amador wine areas, so you can do as much or as little as you want.
4.8 on April 06, 2016
We stayed the weekend at Lucinda's in the private cottage and were blown away by the hospitality and kindness of the innkeepers. Breakfast was lovely and we even treated ourselves to the private breakfast out in the gazebo, listening to the birds, the creek flowing, and enjoying homemade breakfast that was hot and delicious! The bed was very comfy, as was the entire cottage. Great bathtub with jets and a gorgeous view out the windows. The kitchenette was stocked with water and some snacks and sodas. The tv's are tiny, but its not the place you'd go for tv time anyway. We left behind an impossibly tiny necklace which we assumed would be gone forever or sucked up in a vaccuum, but Lucinda (cindy) was kind enough to look thoroughly for it and return it to us promptly. We are so grateful, they went above and beyond. They warned us properly about the poison oak on the trail by the creek, and they were right. It is everywhere so be cautious, but it is a lovely spot for a little walk. Please note that this location is pretty remote- there are only a few local dive restaurants within the area, but they offer great breakfast and wine and cheese in the evening. Neither of our cell phones got good service which was actually nice- to be removed from the tech world. There was no WiFi which was a bit surprising but again, it's not really the place you'd go to be digitally connected. Just plan ahead if you need access to the web. Overall a wonderful experience and we will return.
4.2 on March 23, 2016
The rooms are very nice and each one has it's own special feature. One room has a skylight above the bed, another has a waterfall shower, .... :) Very cool!!
3.8 on February 17, 2016
Lucinda's Country Inn presents outstandingly appointed suites that are exceedingly large, comfortable and very well appointed -- the best of any B&B we have ever visited. Cindy and Daryl are delightful hosts, warmly greeting us at arrival, engaging in interesting conversation as they served wine, cheese and crackers in the afternoon, and providing a prodigious and delicious breakfast in the morning (the breakfast deserved 5 stars!). Definitely the place to stay if you're spending a few days in Fair Play.
Thank you for such a nice review. We pride ourselves om being the beat we can be and do everthing first class for our guests. In fact, Lucinda's Country Inn's mission statement says it all: “Our guests deserve to have the best experience of their life with each stay at Lucinda’s”. Again "Tanx" for a nice review.
4.6 on February 17, 2016
Off the grid. Will definitely stay there again.
5 on February 01, 2016
The cottage we stayed in was awesome. Great bathtub with jacuzzi jets and a fireplace. The breakfast both mornings were fabulous. Generous potions and especially delicious. We would definetly stay again.
5 on January 06, 2016
I've stayed a few times so far and everytime is just amazing! You definitely get your money's worth! The rooms are reasonable and you get a wine reception in the evenings with wine and appetizers and a wonderful, full homemade breakfast in the morning. The owners are so nice and really make you feel like your at home. I absolutely love it here and best of all, it's close to all the Fairplay wineries I love! I will not stay anywhere else when I'm in town! Lucinda's all the way :)
5 on January 04, 2016
We stayed at Lucindas for New Years Eve. They offered a beautiful private room and served a delicious NYE dinner. They were very organized, friendly, and the house was awesome!! I will definitely be staying there again! A fun day of wine tasting and you don't have to drive back home!
5 on January 04, 2016
I have traveled extensively across America and found this gem in Fair Play. I recommend this Bed and Breakfast to anyone seeking a quality experience.
4.8 on December 08, 2015
Exceptional service from charming hosts. Meals are creative and delicious. Rooms are large, clean and comfortable. Have stayed here twice with third trip planned next spring.
The private retreat has maximum relaxation opportunity with the splendor of this cozy cottage.
Reminds one of Laguna Beach in Southern California. The Hi-Tech hide-a-bed has a real matress and an air matress pillow top. It's not like your Grandma old metal rods in your back bed.
In this Ciuntry Suite get comphy and cozy with the oak trees and wildlife right outside the windows or just off the deck nestled in the Majestic Oak Tree.
A European spirit appears throughout the suite. After-all the suite is named after a beautiful German girl. The name translates to Betty.
Enjoy some wine at the Wine Bar while gazes into the oak tree just outside or venture onto the balcony to feel like you are in a "Tree House".
Northern California Sierra Foothills, Gold Country, Wooded Property, Seasonal Creek, Nestled Among the Trees, Fair Play Wine Appellation, Tahoe and El Dorado National Forests, Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Wine country
Sacramento, CA (SMF-Metropolitan) 65 miles
From Highway 50: from the West at Placerville take Missouri Flat Rd. to Pleasant Valley Rd. (Dead End) Turn left on Pleasant Valley and go about eight miles to Bucks Bar Rd. and veer right, then continue to the 4 way stop and veer right onto Mt. Aukum Rd. About 3 miles (gas station on left)turn left onto Fair Play Rd. About 200 yards -- at Piorneer Park & Fair Play Wineries Sign-- turn left onto Perry Creek Rd. We are 0.8 miles on the right. From the east take Pollack Pines / Sly Park Rd. exit. Go under the freeway and go about 15 miles and turn left onto Mt. Aukum Rd. That corner is where the Holiday Market and Ace Hardware are. Then follow the directions stated above once on Mt. Aukum Rd. to Fair Play Rd. You go straight at the 4 way stop, mentioned above.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Extreme sports, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Lake Tahoe, Gold Discovery Site - Coloma, Indian Grinding Rocks State Park, Gold Mines, Wildlife Refuge, Rock Climbing, White Water Rafting, First Senic Highway (Highway 88)in the USA, Gambling, Tahoe & El Dorado National Forest, California State Capitol (Sacramento), San Francisco, Sierra Nevada Mountains , Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ski area, Tours, Vineyard, Winery
Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Library, Movie library, Parking, Piano, Secretarial services, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Suite Sized Rooms (600+Sq.Ft.), Rear Deck Outdoor Fireplace, Private Decks, Great Room Fireplace, Universal Design Entrance & One Suite, Soaking & Whirlpool Tubs, Sitting Area, Snack Basket, Microfiber Sheets/Robes & Towels, Each Room Controls for A/C & Heat,
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet
Horseshoes, Petanque, Croquette, Badminton, Riding Arena at Pioneer Park, Shopping, Sight-seeing
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
Omelets to Order
Daryl prepares the eggs while you fill you bowl with the ingredients for your omelets: green onions, mixed peppers, mushrooms, olives, black beans, four meat mixture, diced ham and cheese. The omelets are served to you at your table. The omelet station is set up at the side of the dining room, so you can watch Daryl do your omelets.