Sierra Sun Cloud Inn

685 Coyote Hill road , Colfax, CA 95713 USA (Show map)


A California bed and breakfast in Colfax, the Sierra Sun Cloud Inn is a luxurious Gold Country bed and breakfast. This beautiful New England style Inn is located in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. Secluded among towering Ponderosa Pines on a spectacular 18 acre hilltop estate, the Inn rests on a park-like setting. The 360 degree views of the Sacramento Valley and several neighboring mountain ranges gives you the feeling that you are truly on top of the world. The meticulously manicured gardens, the glow of the distant city lights and the clear starlite sky make this a perfect romantic getaway.



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

Quiet gem.

5 on August 05, 2016

Comfortable room.Great breakfast.Frindly staff.Fantastic rural setting.Very relaxing.

Out-of-the-way excellence.

4.0 on July 27, 2016

A very enjoyable and restful stay at the top of the hill.


5 on June 11, 2016

keep up the good work we will be back

lovely hill-top vistas

4.6 on May 31, 2016

We stayed only one night in the "Sundance" room and it was lovely. We had beautiful views from both windows, including one view that stretched for miles. The room was sweetly appointed and had ample room for the two of us. We would have shared a bathroom but nobody was in the other room, so we had it all to ourselves. The inn's robes were delightfully luxurious. The innkeeper was both attentive and respected our privacy. They provided complimentary wine, water and coffee which we enjoyed on the great wrap-around front porch. The grounds were perfectly manicured. Overall, it was the perfect, peaceful and restful one-night get away.


5 on May 14, 2016

This B&B was in an absolutely beautiful setting. The grounds had a nice pond that just looking at was relaxing. Our room was quiet and comfy. Bathroom was LARGE. Our host was great. He gave us all the information we needed to get a good meal. I would definitely come back if I am in the area again.

Serene get-a-way...

4.8 on May 07, 2016

We stayed at the Sierra Sun Cloud in on the way toTahoe, wanting a lovely B and B experience not too far off of the main road. We were not disappointed. The large home in a beautiful setting with a pond is immaculate, surrounded by beautiful flowers and lush trees. Our room was lovely with a tall four poster with a great mattress and fresh linens. Next to the rooms is a separate lounge for guests with a pool table, refrigerator, water and tea/coffee appliances. At night it was completely quiet allowing for restful sleep and in the morning we were served a delicious breakfast. A diner only five minutes away was convenient for dinner. I highly recommend this inn.

Great all Place for work or pleasure!

5 on April 04, 2016

Beautiful setting!

Stay in the clouds

4.0 on September 30, 2015

My wife and I were down south to participate in the celebration of my sister's 50th wedding anniversary. My wife wanted a romantic and secluded spot to stay. She found the Sierra Sun Cloud Inn and it more than filled the bill. Proprietor Guy Hunter was not only a gracious host and a splendid cook, turns out he is a regular guy. I would recommend the inn to anyone who wants to spend a romantic weekend or simply get away from it all. Jim McDonald Yreka, Ca.


4.4 on September 17, 2015

This is a beautiful home that is clean, well maintained, and quiet! The owner is very hospitable and welcoming. Lots of places to relax, room was quiet (never even heard others when we were inside the room), and the grounds are beautiful! (Although when we were there, there was too much smoke from fires to truly enjoy.) We were definitely made to feel at home! Thank you Guy! We will definitely be back!

Awesome quiet peaceful highly recommended!:)

5 on February 13, 2015

You are surrounded with beautiful nature. The house is clean, quiet, warm, and cozy. The owner and staff are friendly and welcoming. Nice people and good breakfast! They usually serve breakfast at 9am, but they changed their time because we couldn't stay that long. They wanted to make sure we get fed before departing. The night before, They kindly offered to do take out from the city for us as we arrived.

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Rooms & Rates


With an expansive view overlooking the pond, neighboring mountains, near-by Lake Combie and the Sacramento Valley below, Sundance is simply majestic. From your queen size bed, you can gaze out your window and experience spectacular sunsets. Decorated with Mission style furniture including a large dressor, armoir, decorative table and wing back style sitting chair this room is truely comfortable. And for your convenience, there is a connecting over-sized bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Morning Glory

From the time you first enter Morning Glory you will notice it's calming effect. Just admire the sight and sound of the waterfall as it drops down into our pond, the brilliant Sutter Butte Mountain Range or the distant glow of the valley lights illuminating from below. For your pleasure this room offers a Colonial style queen size bed, matching dressors, nightstands, table and a wing back style sitting chair. This room has a large detached private bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Spring Garden

This newly remodeled room is both warm and inviting. As with all our rooms, the view is nothing less than spectacular. From here you can view the beautiful mountain ranges to the southeast. With a wood carved queen size bed, matching nightstands, antique rocking chair, decorative table and a private bath, Spring Garden is relaxation realized.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2


This spacious room has a beautiful antique style metal bed and authentic antique furniture including a mirrored vanity, dresser, armoire, night stand and two high back sitting chairs. With a private entrance, ample bath and a special view of both the gargen below and the neighboring mountains, the Victoria has a truely peaceful atmosphere.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

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Location Type

Near Lakes and rivers, Endless hiking and biking trails, Countryside, Mountains


Sacramento, CA (SMF-Metropolitan)

Directions to property:

Coming from Sacramento: From I-80 East 10 miles past Auburn take the Weimar Cross Roads exit, cross back over I-80 and continue on Weimar Cross Roads untill it dead ends into Placer Hills Rd. Turn left and go approximately 1/8 of a mile and turn left on Coyote Hill Road into Coyote Hill Estates. Stay on Coyote Hill rd. untill you reach the end at the top of the hill where you will see our address and sign. Coming from Reno: From I-80 West 7 Miles past Colfax take the Weimar Cross Roads exit, turn right it will dead into Placer Hills rd. Turn left and about 1/8 of a mile turn left on Coyote Hill Road into Coyote Hill Estates. Stay on Coyote Hill rd. untill you reach the end on top of the hill were you will see our address and sign. 685 Coyote Hill Road.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, several beautiful area golf courses near by, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Satellite/Cable TV, Secretarial services, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer , hi speed wireless internet, waking distance to hiking trails, billiard table

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3-7pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Minimum stay of 2 nights are required on all major holiday weekends.
  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A credit card is required to reserve the room.
  • Cancellations: Amount paid for room is refundable in full if cancellation is made 7 days prior to expected arrival date, but will be charged a one time $20 cancellation fee. No shows will be charged the full amount of their reserved stay. Cancellations made with-in our cancellation period forfeit entire amount unless we are able to re-rent the room. All reservations are confirmed with a credit card. During all major holiday weekends a minimum of a two night stay is required and room rates are the same as weekend rates.



Guy Hunter

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

1 horse in Colfax.

About the innkeepers

We are a very out-going couple that enjoys entertaining and having guests. We love to hike, bike, go camping, ride our motorcycles or simply stay home and enjoys our house. I also enjoy horse backriding and my husband enjoys dirt bike riding.

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A full breakfast

  • Time Served: 9 - 9:30am
  • Serving Location: outside patio, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian