Elliott House Bed & Breakfast

42062 Tollhouse Road , Shaver Lake, CA 93664 USA (Show map)

About

Located at 5,700 feet in the beautiful high Sierra's, our B&B features suites with luxury accommodations including feather beds, fireplaces, cozy sitting areas, and jetted tubs. Suite amenities offer refrigerators, Keurig coffee, flat screen TV's with satellite viewing and free WIFI. Our location in the Village puts you walking distance to the restaurants, gift stores, coffee houses, and more. Shaver Lake, located just 3 minutes by car from the the B&B, offers recreational activities including boating, swimming, trophy trout and kokanee fishing, a wonderful variety of hiking paths, mountain biking trails and much more. Winter is particularly magical. China Peak Ski Resort is less than a half hour away. Also other winter sports including snowmobiling, snow parks for sledding and snow man creating for true family fun Mornings are centered around a full gourmet breakfast. Cooking is our passion. We cook and bake fresh every single morning. Each afternoon mingle with others over complimentary California wines and homemade desserts at sweet time. For a truly romantic experience indulge in our Romance Package, Champagne Breakfast in Bed, and Picnic to take to the lake. We have unique cabins too for family vacations. The resort area includes China Peak for downhill skiing, boating, fishing, hiking and more. Discover giant sequoia trees at McKinley Grove, and all of the pristine alpine lakes in the area, including Huntington Lake known as a perfect sailing lake.

Reviews

Overall
4.6

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Very nice stay

3.6 on July 20, 2016

Great convenient location. Lovely, romantic, comfortable room. Friendly hosts. We would highly recommend and would stay at the Elliott House B&B again.


Shaver Lake B&B

5 on June 29, 2016

The place we stayed was tucked in a quite spot just a short distance from the main house with all the amenities for a comfortable short stay. The place was clean and the host were quite a love pair (not sure if they were a couple)..The breakfast was awesome and the little afternoon desserts very enjoyable. We'll be back soon!


Great place to stay!

4.6 on June 16, 2016

Loved it! It was a charming place and great people. Would definitely stay there again.


Sweethearts getaway

4.2 on June 09, 2016

We stayed at the Elliott House Bed and Breakfast for a sweethearts getaway. The locations was so quaint, quiet and beautiful. We were pleasantly surprised. Joanna and Greg were wonderful, welcoming, informative hosts. The sugar pine room was such a cute, clean, cozy and comfortable. The only comment I would have is the bed was due for a replacement. Overall we had the most wonderful time. Thanks to Joanna and Greg.

Innkeeper Response
You are right - this location in the Sierra is quiet and quaint, like no other. We have loads of information to share with our guests of all that is going on in this resort area so you feel comfortable and informed. As for the Sugar Pine bed, we just purchased that a few months ago and have not heard this comment from anyone else but be assured we will look into it. Thank you for staying with us!


Relaxing Sierra Getaway

5 on May 03, 2016

This was our second stay at the Elliott House, and it was as wonderful as our first. Our room was perfect, and bed was like sleeping on a cloud. Greg is very knowledgeable about the history of the area, and knows the best places to visit. We have met such wonderful people staying here, and the ambience allows conversation to flow freely between the guests. We only stayed for two nights, but could have easily stayed for a week – we did not want to leave. Oh, and breakfast each morning is off the charts delicious! So yummy. So tasty. So filling… David & Lori

Innkeeper Response
Thank you, David and Lori. You guys are awesome. We love to hear what a great stay you had this time too. We truly enjoyed your company.


Wonderful getaway!!

4.6 on March 31, 2016

Joanne was wonderful and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay!!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review. As always we like to hear from our guests so we keep fooused on your needs and expectations.


Winter stay at Elliot House

5 on January 22, 2016

We wanted a winter experience in Shaver Lake & the Elliot House helped us achieve that goals. Room was cozy & intimate, breakfast was exceptional. Greg & JoAnne did a wonderful job welcoming us & we wouldn't hesitate recommending the Elliot Hosee B&B to all our friends & Family


Elliot House- A Hidden Gem at Shaver Lake

4.8 on January 12, 2016

We have stayed at the Elliot House twice, this time for our anniversary. Both visits were exceptional, the hosts were service professionals and truly felt pampered. The snow was a welcome surprise and just a short walk down the road are several dining options, we found the Trading Post Restaurant to be our favorite.


Nice Mountain Escape

3.8 on January 04, 2016

My wife and I did a quick one night stay at the Elliot house and we were very pleasantly surprised. The rooms were nice, clean and comfortable. For the Shaver Lake area there is not much choice especially if you're only going to stay for a single night so this worked out really well. The positives: 1. Clean rooms 2. Nice beds/linens/pillows 3. Nice furnishings 4. Wifi 5. Breakfast in the morning 6. Very nice owners

Innkeeper Response
We are pleased you had a good experience here at the Elliott House and in Shaver Lake this holiday. We try to be as accommodating as we can be and offer one night stays in many of our suites. Thanks for your review. Hope to see you again!


Warm welcome in a cold town

4.4 on January 03, 2016

Diamond in the rough within the small town of Shaver Lake. Owners were friendly and accomodating, and whipped up one of the best homemade breakfasts my wife and I have had in a while! Also our room got upgraded for free (due to plumbing issues with our original room) and we ended up at the Sequioa Spa Suite. The suite was amazingly warm and comfy, and made our stay that much more memorable.

Innkeeper Response
It's no secret we love to cook and bake. We serve a yummy breakfast and homemade desserts everyday for our guests. Lucky for you on the spa suite upgrade. Whenever possible we offer upgrades. All the rooms have private baths, queen feather beds, ensuite sitting areas. Most have gas fireplaces. Many have jetted tubs, as does the Sequoia Suite. Happy New Year and thanks so much for sharing your holidays with us.


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Rooms & Rates

Sequoia Suite

Enter from the front porch into a romantic setting. The warm red decor is complemented by wood floors and vaulted pine ceiling. The sitting area incorporates upholstered chairs round the built-in gas fireplace and corner windows. A beautiful King feather bed welcomes you with a down comforter and pile of pillows. French doors open into the spacious yellow bath, which features a relaxing jetted tub and separate glass shower. Room amenities include Kureig coffee, honor bar wines and champagne, flat screen TV with Dish, & free WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $259 - $259

Sugar Pine Suite

Located upstairs in the main house, which was built over 60 years ago, the suite features a cozy sitting area with upholstered slipper chairs round a gas-log fireplace stove. A luxurious queen feather bed with down comforter and pile of pillows welcomes you. Designed with your comfort in mind, the spacious bath features a relaxing corner jetted tub, plus separate shower, pedestal sink and oak floor. Room amenities include coffee, honor bar frig with wines and champagne, flat screen TV with Dish, free WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $229 - $229

Cedar Suite

As you enter through the french door at the front porch, you will discover a romantic setting. The chocolate brown suite features cherry wood floors and vaulted knotty pine ceiling. The sitting area incorporates leather chairs round the built-in gas fireplace and corner windows. A queen feather bed welcomes you with a down comforter and pile of pillows. A French door opens into a spacious raspberry colored bath featuring a soothing jetted tub and large walk-in glass shower. Guest amenities include in-room Kureig coffee, honor bar wines and champagne, flat screen TV with Dish and free WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $259 - $259

Dogwood Suite

One of the largest suites in the main house, this upstairs room features knotty pine walls and oak floors, like all suites in the original cabin built over 60 years ago. A gas-log fireplace stove is the center of the cozy sitting area, which also offers two red and white striped slipper chairs for intimate conversations. The pine log queen featherbed is layered with many pillows and down comforter. The private bath includes shower, pedestal sink, and aggregate floor. Room amenities include coffee, honor bar frig with wines and champagne, flat screen TV with Dish, free WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $199

Ponderosa Suite

Located on the first floor of the inn, this cozy room features knotty pine walls and ceiling, and original oak floors. The queen feather bed is layered with a down comforter and pile of pillows. The sitting area features a bistro table and two slipper chairs. The private bath includes a shower and pedestal sink. In-room amenities include coffee service, honor bar frig stocked with wines and champagne, Dish TV, free WiFi. Outside the room is a soothing pond and sitting area.

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $189

Park View Cabin

Perfect for two couples or family, the townhome is located in a quiet planned community and looks out onto a park with tall pines, play area, picnic tables and BBQ. The first floor opens to a cozy living room with two story windows, hand crafted knotty pine ceiling, center fireplace with a wood burning insert, TV with Direct Satellite viewing and dining area for six. The family chef will enjoy the sparkling, well-equipped kitchen with gas stove, microwave, frig, dishwasher, pantry and breakfast bar with four stools. Dishes and flatware for eight, plus cookware, serving dishes, toaster, coffee.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $299 - $329

Sierra View Cabin

Located in the Silver Tip Village is our new addition called Sierra View Cabin, a two-story townhome with a perfect set-up for a family getaway. It is centered in a small planned community and across from a private park with tall pines, kid’s play area, picnic tables and BBQ. The master bedroom, located upstairs, features a queen bed, flat screen TV and an adjacent full bath. On the first floor the other bedroom is a great place for the kids. It has bunk beds and a queen bed as well. The main bath offers a tub/shower combo.

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $299 - $329

Silver Pine Cabin

Located on a quiet street in a Shaver Lake neighborhood, this recently renovated three story cabin is a perfect gathering place for family and friends. The well appointed kitchen is ready for the chef of the family to produce their magic. The great room features a wood burning stone fireplace and comfortable sofas for cozying up. Off the kitchen is the family dining room, which leads to the backyard. Unusual for the mountains, the yard is flat with grass, towering trees, fire pit, large deck, plus a built-in outdoor BBQ area as a bonus. On the first floor there are two bedrooms and full bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 10
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 4 Queen , 1 Double , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $399 - $399

Sierra Pines Condo

Great family cabin! 3-story new condo features 5 bedrooms and 4 full baths with tub/shower combination. First floor features the large living room, dining room, kitchen, and full bath. Chef's kitchen with gas stove, stainless steel refrigerator, dishwasher, and more. A brand new deck with BBQ and patio table and chairs. Other amenities include Free W-IF, Direct TV with high definition flat screens, a laundry room and two car garage. There is a great room on the lower level perfect for the kids with TV and Xbox with games, plus a bedroom with two Queen beds and bath. Top floor features a King bed master suite with jetted tub, separate shower. Also upstairs one bedroom that features bunk beds for kids and the other 2 bedrooms with Queen beds. Rate is $429 per night. No other fees attached unlike most other vacation cabin rentals.

  • Maximum Capacity: 12
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 4 Queen , 1 Double , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $429 - $0

Crazy Loon

Enter through double french doors to the common area, which offers comfortable seating, frig, microwave and coffee service. Located at Drake's Landing, a unique two suite bed and breakfast just minutes away from the main house, the Crazy Loon features cherry wood floors and comfortable queen bed. The purple decor will delight the eye. The bath has marble floors, chandelier, jetted tub/shower combo, pedestal sink. Room amenities include flat screen TV with cable and free WiFi.

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

Nightly Rate: $199 - $199

Loose Goose

Enter through double french doors to the common area, which offers comfortable seating, frig, microwave and coffee service. Located at Drake's Landing, a unique two suite bed and breakfast just minutes away from the main house, the Loose Goose features cherry wood floors and luxurious king bed. The bath has marble floors, soothing jetted tub, shower and pedestal sink. Room amenities include flat screen TV with cable and free WiFi. There is a single rollaway bed available for a third guest.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $209 - $209

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Location

Location Type

Mountains, Small town

Airport

Fresno, CA (FAT-Fresno Air Terminal) 50 miles

Directions to property:

From Highway 99 take Highway 41 North to the Friant Rd. exit. Turn right. Take Friant Rd. approximately 18 miles to a stop sign, which is Auberry Rd . Turn left (following Shaver Lake sign). Take Auberry Rd. approximately 10 miles to the next stop sign in Prather. (Turn left onto Tollhouse Rd. Turn left at next stop sign, Hwy. 168, (following Shaver Lake sign). Stay on Hwy. 168 up the mountain until you get to the village of Shaver Lake. The Elliott House is on the left side of the street, in the center of town.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Giant Sequoia's at McKinley Grove, Great Fishing for Bass, Trout, & Salmon, John Muir & Ansel Adams Hiking Trails, Sailing Regattas at Huntington Lake, Centuries old Mono Hotspings, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Desk, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , Coffee Service w/ Wolfgang Puck coffee, Honor Bar Refrigerators

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Cash
  • Cancellations: If you should need to cancel, please remember that we have a 72 hour cancellation policy with a full refund. If you cancel less than 72 hours prior to your scheduled arrival date, we will charge you a minimum of one evening. No refund for early check-out. Holidays and cabins have a 14 day cancellation policy.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Joanne & Greg Elliott

Languages spoken

English

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About the innkeepers

The Elliott House has been open 16 years now. It is a joy each day to meet new guests from around the world. We love to cook and bake from scratch. That is the most fun part of our day. From our reviews you can plainly see that our guests really appreciate our culinary skills. As our guest we offer you warm and comfortable surroundings and will help you experience all that Shaver Lake and the Central Sierra Nevada resort has to offer, from boating to skiing and everything in between.

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Meals

Breakfast

Gourmet

  • Time Served: 8:30-9:30am
  • Serving Location: Outside on deck, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free


Signature Dish

Baked Caramel Peach and Blueberry Pancake
Based on the traditional European puff pancake recipe, we enhance it with fresh peaches and blueberries sauteed with butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, Amaretto, crushed pecans, and grated nutmeg. Then pancake batter is poured over the top. This delightful pancake is then baked to perfection. Delivered hot with our homemade praline syrup drizzled over the top.


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