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Lucinda's Country Inn

6701 Perry Creek Rd , Fair Play, CA 95684 USA (Show map)

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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 scrumptious breakfast and the wine & snack hour will make you pampered beyond your dreams. The Sonny Flat is for small groups for longer stays. Come visit us to experience the "Fair play Difference".



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

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102 Reviews

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Enjoyed my stay very much.

4.8 on March 22, 2015

I very much enjoyed talking with Lucinda and Daryl. They shared lots of info about the FairPlay area. They can answer most questions about local wine, food,history, etc.

Great Getaway

5 on February 18, 2015

Great place to get away for some relaxation! The stay here paired with a weekend of wine tasting was just what we needed. The room was clean, cozy and fairly large. Everyone was really nice and we look forward to coming back again.

Rare Find

5 on December 13, 2014

As we drove up to Lucinda's I first noticed the setting which was all natural and beautiful. The rooms are all very spacious, like a one bedroom apartment and each has a different theme, the bathrooms are fabulous. It was so nice to get up to coffee, juice, fresh fruit, hash browns, eggs, fresh made scones. We are planning on bringing friend next time.

What a great perfect!

5 on November 19, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by this gem of a place. All the rooms are large, with large tubs & showers. The grounds are beautiful and peaceful. Breakfast was delicious. Close to many wineries. Great little secret...go and enjoy,

Lucinda's in Fair Play

4.8 on November 17, 2014

Great place for wine tasting. Nice big clean rooms with friendly service. Nice relax atmosphere.

Lucinda's B&B

4.0 on November 10, 2014

Great location and friendly staff. Not thinking about breakfast is always a nice touch as well as good coffee with real cream in our rooms. Thank you so much, Reno

Lucinda's Country Inn

5 on October 29, 2014

Great place, large spacious room with kitchen eminities. Large shower with overhead and side nozzles, fireplace, balcony seating and more. Owners are friendly and attentive. Very good getaway, lots of wineries nearby.

Wonderful B&B!

5 on September 22, 2014

In Sept. 2014, we were in town for a wedding and got to stay at Lucinda's Country Inn. The vineyard suite was perfect. Very clean, spacious and modern. We told Cindy about my husband's gluten-free diet. She went above and beyond every morning that we stayed there (Saturday+Sunday). Often times, gf items aren't that great BUT the items by Cindy were WONDERFUL! Hands down, the best gf pancakes ever! They were crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside. My husband was in heaven. Thank you very much Cindy for your wonderful hospitality.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind review. I am always looking for recipes to use for all my guests and all dietary needs. I often use recipes that I adapt to make more my style of cooking.

Outstanding room!

4.8 on September 21, 2014

We stayed in the whimsical Laguna room. Very nice, large room. So large that we could have lived in it! Also a very large, yummy breakfast. Cindy and Daryl were very friendly and helpful.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your nice review. Cindy and I always strive to make your visit comfortable and enjoyable.There have been other guests commenting about the size of the suites. In fact several have said the suites here are bigger than their first apartment as a married couple. If you have any comments directly for us or questions about Lucinda's, please use our email:

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4.0 on September 04, 2014

We have stayed at Lucinda's multiple times before. We have never been disappointed. The owners are friendly and organized and are available for all of our needs. We have stayed in about all the of rooms at one time or another and find all of them to be clean and comfortable. We truly enjoy the surrounding wine country and the peaceful setting of the location. We plan to stay at Lucinda's many more times.

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Rooms & Rates

Laguna Suite

Enjoy the beauty and fun of Laguna Beach, CA in this bright, whismical room. The rock wall with waterfall shower epitomizes the Southern California beach town. The sandy floors around the wall mounted vessel sink invite you to play. The snack bar provides space for your own style of making fun. The sitting area with fireplace envelopes you with comfort. The window sitting area gives you view of the 100 year old Oak Tree. There is plenty of space for privacy when a caregiver or others spend the night.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $180 - $180

Vineyard Suite

The Fair Play Wine Appellation is the cornerstone to this room. We are the heart and soul of lodging in El Dorado County's Wine Country. Enjoy the excitement of the full body shower with the seven shower heads. The Rain-head floods you head to toe while the 4 side body heads cascades over your muscles for that full body shower message effect. Your own private wine bar lets you sample your favorite wines from your day of wine tasting. While settling into bed for a relaxing nights sleep on the over stuffed mattress in the king size bed, you can star gaze through the skylight.

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

Nightly Rate: $180 - $180

Beate Suite

This room is named after a beautiful German girl, it brings Europe to Fair Play. The rich colors and Old World decor make European charm. The tile soaking tub makes one dream of Ancient Roman Baths. The arches feel as though you are washing in the canals of Venice. Enjoying some wine, bubbly or morning coffee at the bistro table in the arched alcove is a pure delight. The Beate allows guests traveling together who want luxury; a queen size hi-tech hide-a-bed gives comfort. The main sleeping area and the bathroom have a private door; this allows private access to the bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $205 - $205

Country Suite

Relax in the whirlpool tub; it's big enough for two. The two-sided see through fireplace creates excitement as you relax in the sitting area in the lounge chairs while viewing a DVD. The deck is protected from the sun by a majestic oak tree; you feel as though you are in a tree house. The quite seclusion affords you the opportunity to clear your mind of all cares and concerns. RELAX. RELAX.

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

Nightly Rate: $205 - $205

Fair Play Cottage

When you want privacy and a cozy environment, the Fair Play Cottage is for you. The whirlpool tub has a see-through fireplace at the foot of the tub. It has its own heating-A/C unit for year around comfort. The pine wood floors were milled from the Ponderosa Pines harvested from this property. Relax in front of the flat screen TV in the comfy red chairs that add a little fun to this great escape niche.

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

Nightly Rate: $230 - $230

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Location Type

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

Directions to property:

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.

Area Attractions

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

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Country Inn

On-site amenities

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,

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Petanque, Croquette, Badminton, Riding Arena at Pioneer Park, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Tennis courts, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 4:00 PM - 7:00P
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Designated Area Outside
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night stay. Your credit card will be processed at check out.
  • Cancellations: There will be a full room rate charge if canceled within one week of your stay. If we do not swipe your credit card a 5% manual processing charge will be added to your card.



Lucinda "Cindy" & Daryl Sullivan

Languages spoken

English, German

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Hot Buffet

  • Time Served: 9:00 - 10:00 / By Request
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

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 breakfast table. The omelet station is set up at the side of the dining room, so you can watch Daryl do your omelets.


6701 Perry Creek Rd , Fair Play, CA 95684 USA (Show map)

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