Harmony Ridge Lodge

18883 Highway 20 , Nevada City, CA 95959 USA (Show map)


Harmony Ridge Lodge Completed in October 2007, Harmony Ridge Lodge is the newest Inn/Bed and Breakfast in Nevada City, California. In contrast to the Victorian inns downtown, Harmony Ridge has large rooms decorated in a contemporary mountain style by San Francisco designer Bob Hofstadt. The Lodge features gardens, an orchard and acres of pine forest. Hiking and biking trails originate from the property. In addition, the Lodge can accommodate groups for weddings, family reunions or workshops. The Lodge is pet friendly with fenced areas for dog to run. The Inn has a full ADA compliant guest room and bath.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Harmonious Wonderland in Gardens and Forest

5 on July 09, 2014

I have been to many bed and breakfasts, and I believe this one is a rare jewell! Jamie was an amazing host as he was always available to answer questions about places to see and how to get there. The overall atmosphere of the Lodge is very relaxing. You can swing on the hammock or meander through the many colorful and fanciful gardens. The best part of my day was enjoying an early morning hike on the Scotts Flatt Trail followed by a rewarding breakfast. Debbie lays out a nice spread of fresh fruit, waffles, yogurt, and hot coffee. Each day was a variety of choices that were fresh and delicious. My room and the main lodge itself was impeccably decorated and inviting, especially if you wanted to just sit quietly perusing the large book collection. The many secret spots on the property provided solitude and space for reflection. But if you want to to kick it up a bit, try a game of horse shoes in the forest. While you are there, check out the wonderful metal dragon sculptures and many other artistic pieces on site. You can feel the positive energy emanating from Harmony Ridge Lodge in Nevada City.

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4.8 on July 06, 2014

Don & Janice Rowell

Terrific place!

5 on June 03, 2014

We loved it! Beautiful grounds, quiet comfort, spacious rooms, super private, yummy breakfast. A true gem on the outskirts of Nevada City. Hiking right from lodge, rivers and lakes close by. A definite must.


5 on March 16, 2014

My dog and I stayed here for a few nights and it was heaven! It was so quiet and peaceful, and after a great night's sleep I woke up to a DEEElicious complimentary breakfast. There are lots of trails around for walking and hiking, and beautiful gardens on the grounds. Last but not least, the staff was friendly, courteous, and responsive to all of my needs. I would recommend this lodge to anyone.

Loved Harmony Lodge's Harmony!

4.8 on November 30, 2013

I recently took my mom and dog to the best kept secret outside of Nevada City-Harmony Ridge Lodge! We came from a city about an hour and a half away, but felt like we had traveled to some ideal place in a magical forest. My mom and I relaxed while we looked out onto a beautiful scene, while my dog was free to roam to her heart’s content in a safe environment filled with trees, plants, and the excitement of new places to explore. Everyone there was so nice and welcoming! We shared breakfast with new friends in the A.M. and wine in the evening while our four legged family members played (and shared treats!) with their new friends as well! We will go back…often! So glad we are now in on the “secret!”

Harmony Ridge Lodge

3.8 on August 11, 2013

Grounds were beautiful and full of flowers, fruit and bird life. Very comfortable trails through the forest and natural setting. The room we stayed in, called the woodpecker room, had no woodpecker (or bird) motif and that was a bit of a surprise, but there were woodpeckers in the forest, so what he heck! Room was clean and comfy. We like that it was dog friendly, and any dog we did see was well behaved. Plus, no dog excrement to be seen, so hopefully dog owners are cleaning up after their dogs and not leaving that to the management. Breakfast was delicious and set for our vegetarian requests. Owners are friendly, fun and have lots of suggestions for fun in the area.

Great place to stay for pet lovers!

3.4 on February 04, 2013

this was the most pet friendly bed and breakfast we have ever stayed at! The staff was not intrusive and was very friendly. We enjoyed the grounds and trails on the property. The included breakfast was delicious and homemade. The room decor was a little random, the water pressure in the shower was weak and we could hear everything that was happening in the rooms next to us, but overall, we really enjoyed our stay. we would recommend it to anyone, but especially to people traveling with their dogs.

Perfect Wedding

5 on November 03, 2011

We recently got married at Harmony Ridge Lodge and it was perfect. Our entire wedding party was able to stay at the Lodge creating a very intimate and memorable weekend. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful and the breakfast can't be beat. We had the freedom of choosing our own decorations, flowers, catering, music, etc so we were able to customize our wedding to exactly our style as well as control our costs with Harmony Ridge Lodge providing the perfect venue for a beautiful wedding. We can't wait to go back and spend some time there with just the two of us. We highly recommend holding any event at Harmony Ridge Lodge, especially a wedding!

Heaven on Earth

5 on October 09, 2011

As we drove up to the lodge, I knew that I was in a perfect spot of beauty, serenity, and ethereal surroundings. The lush landscape takes you back to a time of simplicity and quiet. Recommendations and ads cannot do Harmony justice. You have to see it to believe it.

Great Family 4th of July Reunion

5 on October 04, 2011

Nestled in the Sierra Nat'l Forrest, Harmony Ridge Lodge is a gem. The gardens, orchard and tranquil grounds are the perfect spot for a retreat, workshop, family reunion or wedding. Our family spent over a week here, enjoying the walks on the trails, the barbeques with local, garden fresh produce and organic chickens, swimming at Scott's Flat Lake and the South Yuba River and sleeping under the stars at night. For anyone who enjoys good shopping and eating, nearby Nevada City, a charming gold mining town is delightful. The rooms at HR Lodge are over the top. Not only are they beautifully appointed but they are clean and tranquil. I loved our morning breakfasts in the dining room, where local artists' works are displayed. The food was wonderful and the staff was warm and welcoming. HR Lodge is a lodge for all seasons. I can see myself returning in the fall for the foliage and in the winter for cross country skiing. You will not be disappointed. Some of our best photos of the summer were taken in the glorious gardens on the premises. Make it your next stop. Karen

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Location Type

South Yuba River, Tahoe National Forest, California Gold Country, Mountains, Small town, Wine country


Sacramento, CA (SMF-Metropolitan) 55 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Fireplace, Ironing Board, Library, Parking, Piano, Wedding Facilities, Wheelchair access

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Mountain Bike trails, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3 p.m to 6 p.m
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes Call ahead for a pet friendly room
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Cash
  • Cancellations: We have a 72 hour cancellation policy.



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  • Time Served: 8:00 - 9:30
  • Serving Location: Dining Room


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