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The Carlton Inn

648 W. Main St , Carlton, OR 97111 USA (Show map)
13 Reviews
$155 - $190
per night

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Built in 1915, The Carlton Inn Bed & Breakfast is located within the charming community of Carlton, known as The Wine Capital of Oregon. A short walk out the front door you'll discover over a dozen tasting rooms and wineries as well as unique shops and wonderful restaurants. Within The Carlton Inn B&B, find four comfortable guestrooms each with private bath, equipped with fluffy towels, bath and body products, and blow dryer; a king or queen sized bed encased in silky smooth sheets, and covered with a warm, fluffy comforter; a living room with wood burning fireplace and a TV. You can also relax on our shaded back porch overlooking the garden. Best of all is our multi-course tasty breakfast prepared from scratch, using local produce and ingredients when possible, some coming from our garden, as well as fresh eggs from our own chickens.



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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Dining4.8

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A wonderful place to stay

5 on August 10, 2014

Stayed for two nights in the summer of 2014. Karen is very tuned in to the needs of her guests and is a delightful person. We arrived late and she greeted us at the door. The room was very comfortable and the breakfast delicious. We enjoyed walking the short distance into town for the wine tasting and good restaurants. If you are hot and want a swim, I recommend the community pool, a very short walk down the street. A real gem.

Wine Country Escape

5 on October 13, 2013

I have to say, my husband and I had a wonderful stay in wine country, made all the more pleasant by our overnight accommodations. So relaxed and comfortable, and our innkeeper Karen is a natural. Can't wait to visit again and make this an annual event.

BEST Mini-Vacation

5 on August 19, 2011

My husband has the best luck picking B&B's, and he's done it again with The Carlton Inn. From the moment we arrived we knew we made the right decision booking at The Carlton Inn. Heidi and Jake warmly greated us, and since we were late she called a local restaurant to see if they would still serve us. She treated us every morning to delicious, hearty, gourmet breakfasts made from local ingredients. She is also a terrific resource for wine tasting, not sending all her guests to the same places. She gets to know you and sends you to the perfect wineries for tasting. This is one vacation we will not forget and are planning our return. We highly recommend staying at The Carlton Inn.

I cannot recommend this place highly enough!

5 on July 28, 2011

I had the pleasure of staying at The Carlton Inn a couple of weeks ago. A group of us were attending a wedding in the wine country and all wanted to stay together. One of the recommendations of the bride and groom was The Carlton Inn. We made the right choice picking this as our boarding for the weekend!!!! The house is amazing, the rooms are adorable and comfortable, the bathrooms have all the amenities and supplies one would need, and the entire place is spotless! Heidi and Jake the doggie are great hosts and very fun to hang out with! The breakfasts are healthy, delicious and huge! You will not be unsatisfied with one aspect of your stay! I for one cannot wait to go back!

OUr first B&B stay

4.6 on August 09, 2009

Innkeeper was very friendly and outgoing. Great suggestions on local activities, dining, etc. Went out of their way to accommodate. Jake, the Brittany Springer is so sweet. Loved the experience.

A wonderful B & B

5 on July 07, 2009

The Carlton Inn is a wonderful place to stay in Oregon wine country. Heidi greeted us with open arms. She made dinner reservations for us, and called to find out which wineries were still open on a Sunday in the late afternoon. Our breakfast each morning had fresh fruit, homemade granola/yogurt, a baked treat, and a hot breakfast. There was a nice living room area to hang out in, and it was supplied with a lot of books and travel material. We had access to a table in the back yard which was a nice place to enjoy a lunch or a takeout meal. She has some local wine available for purchase too. We highly recommend the Carlton Inn on your next visit to Oregon wine country.

Perfect Wine Lovers' Spot

5 on June 26, 2009

The innkeeper is a wealth of information about the local wine growing region. The inn is in the heart of wine country--perfect for going in any direction. The gourmet breakfast is superb. We loved the comfy furniture, sitting rooms, and wireless access. Heidi arranged private wine tastings, dinner reserv., and wine shipping for us, including breakfast-to-go. Thank you Heidi, Edward, and Jake--their sweet dog. Terri & Ross

nice stay

5 on June 19, 2009

nice stay

It doesn't get any better than that!

4.2 on April 10, 2009

Lovely inn. Friendly hosts. Great food. Charming dog. It doesn't get any better than that!

Great for Visiting Wine Country

4.6 on August 14, 2008

The Carlton Inn is, hands down, the best B&B I have stayed in. The attention to detail is what makes this place stand out: bathrobes; chocolates; and exceptional hosts with intimate knowledge of the local wineries. The ingredients in breakfast are fresh, local (sometimes from the backyard), and from scratch. One breakfast I had there started with yogurt and granola (both homemade) with seasonal fruit. Then was a cherry tomato salad with balsamic vinegar and basil oil, fried blue potatoes, and an omelet with wild mushrooms and Stilton cheese. The only downsides: there are no king-sized beds, and it takes about one hour to drive to Portland.

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Rooms & Rates

Eola Hills Room

Periwinkle blue and sunflower fields glow in this light and airy corner room with west and north facing windows. Wake-up in your comfy queen bed and enjoy tree-top views. Imagine relaxing in your spacious private bath's soaking tub, located just steps across the hall. Bathrobes are provided.

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

Nightly Rate: $170 - $170

Nightly Rate: $170 - $170

Dundee Hills Room

Soothing buttery tones and poppy fields surround a beautiful wooden queen sleigh bed that is the focal point of this guestroom. Special features include original fir flooring, a loveseat, stylish chandelier, and a cozy private bathroom with stand-up shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $170 - $170

Nightly Rate: $170 - $170

Garden Room

The only guest room on the main floor, very private and quiet yet conveniently located in the back of the house off the dining room, with views of the lovely garden. Enjoy tranquil earth and water tones while resting in your comfortable king-sized bed. The private on-suite bath includes a Jacuzzi tub/shower.

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

Nightly Rate: $190 - $190

Nightly Rate: $190 - $190

Yamhill-Carlton Suite

Teal drenched walls compliment this spacious guestroom, includes a queen-sized metal bed, leading into a sitting room separated by French doors, with a metal daybed suitable for relaxing or an additional guest. The spacious private on-suite bathroom has a stand-up shower. There is a $45 additional charge for a third person.

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

Nightly Rate: $190 - $190

Nightly Rate: $190 - $190

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Location Type

Countryside, Small town, Wine country


Portland, OR (PDX) 48 miles

Directions to property:

From McMinnville: Take 99W north to 47. Turn left on 47 to Carlton. Bear left at the first flashing light, go straight through the second flashing light. We are two blocks ahead on the left. From Newberg: Take 240 west to Kuehne Road. Turn left and follow to Carlton. Go straight through two flashing lights, we are two blocks past the 2nd light on the left.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, Centrally located about an hour from Portland or the Coast., Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, DVD Player, Fireplace, Library, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Satellite/Cable TV, Spa, TV, Telephone, Videos , Fluffy Towels, Power Strips in-room, Pillow covers/allergy resistent, Onsite Massage/Facials, Luxurious Microfiber Sheets, Bath & Body Products in room. Guest refrigerator in dining room, as well as wine glasses, bottle openers, tasting cards to local wineries.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, In-room internet, Desk, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Wine Tasting, Antiquing, Evergreen Space Museum/Water Park, Zip Lining, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool

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  • Check In:: 3 - 6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children are not to be left unattended.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: July, August, September two night minimum stay on weekends.
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations require a deposit of one night's room charge and tax. The final bill will be settled at check in.
  • Cancellations: Cancellations require 7 day notice prior to date of arrival for refund, less $25 cancellation fee. If cancellation is within 7 days and we cannot fill the room you will be responsible for all room charges. Multiple room reservations of 3 or more require 30 day cancellation notice.



Karen Choules

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About the innkeepers

Offering a wonderful environment for my guests, gardening, walking, wine tasting, cooking, art, fabric/colors/textiles, being creative, humor, meeting new people.

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  • Time Served: 9:00 am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free

Signature Dish

fresh, local, homemade
Everything we serve is made using the finest quality ingredients available, including local products and produce, some from the Inn's own garden.


648 W. Main St , Carlton, OR 97111 USA (Show map)

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