Bronze Antler Bed and Breakfast

309 South Main Street , Joseph, OR 97846 USA (Show map)

About

Perfectly situated near downtown Joseph, Oregon, for walking to area galleries, unique shops and restaurants. Elegant European Arts & Crafts decor (skip the lace & teddy bears). A couples favorite or anyone seeking respite from city craziness. AAA 3-diamond rated. Only Select Registry member in Eastern Oregon. . Hiking, auto touring, fly fishing, and other outdoor activities nearby. Bronze foundry tours by arrangement. Festivals almost every weekend in the summer months ranging from fine art to rodeo and bull-riding. Winters are lazy, relaxing and very peaceful.

Reviews

Overall
4.8

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Memorable Stay

5 on May 20, 2016

A wonderful BB that provided more amenities than expected. Beautiful room, great hospitality! Awesome food and treats, relaxing atmosphere. Did not want to leave!


Outstanding Hospitality

5 on October 28, 2015

Bill and Heather did a wonderful job attending to every detail to make us feel comfortable and relaxed. It was the very best stay we have ever had anywhere.


Every + crossed and every i dotted.

5 on October 28, 2015

A well appointed B&B with amazing hosts who attempt to meet your every need - when one guest asked for water - they were asked room temp or cold. Fabulous Breakfast!!


A Great B&B in Joseph

4.8 on October 05, 2015

My wife and I spent three nights at the Bronze Antler. The room was very nice and comfortable. The innkeepers were very friendly and were most helpful in advising us on places to visit and things to see in the area. Heather's breakfasts were delicious.


Great stay

5 on April 09, 2015

Loved staying here. Clean and neat and charming, every need taken care of. I loved being in town and walking distance to shops and food. Lovely house and lovely rooms.


Bravo to the Bronze Antler B&B!!

4.8 on February 16, 2015

Staying at the Bronze Antler B&B made our first trip to Joseph, OR a memorable one!! The B&B hosts: Heather & Bill, were warm, friendly, and quite knowledgeable about all of the local amenities. The B&B itself was charming and clean!! We will definitely be back!! :)


Bronze Antler

4.4 on September 23, 2014

Bronze Antler B&B is in a gorgeous location. The mountain range of the Wallowa Mountains frame the view from the breakfast table. The living space is very comfortable and conductive to chatting with other guests.


We'll be back!

4.8 on September 21, 2014

We had a wonderful stay in the mirror lake suite! The many spa like features of the bathroom were much appreciated. The bed was comfortable, we appreciated the DVD selection. Great location walking distance to town. Breakfast was wonderful and heather was a great, friendly hostess! We will definitely be back. Such a treat!


Stay at Bronze Antler B&B

4.4 on September 16, 2014

On a road trip through eastern Oregon, my husband and I made a stop here for two nights to recharge. What a wonderful experience! Heather was wonderfully welcoming, and had many good suggestions for activities and dining. Being able to walk to shops, galleries and restaurants was a definite plus! The breakfasts were outstanding! We will definitely stay here again if we are in the vicinity.


The best B&Bs

5 on July 31, 2014

Gracious and knowledgeable hosts who are very proud of their home and business! Very helpful about local restaurants, hikes and foundry tours. Delicious breakfasts. Felt well fed for our hikes. Very well appointed bathrooms.


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Rooms & Rates

Mirror Lake Suite

The Asian Modern guest's delight. Located away from our other guestrooms for maximum privacy. Very well appointed with a variety of features not found in our second floor rooms. Private entrance. Limited handicap accessibility (please call). Third person sleeps on an Aerobed mattress.

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

Nightly Rate: $182 - $266

Chief Joseph Mountain Room

Serene and classic bed and breakfast second floor room with stunning views of the mountains surrounding Wallowa Lake. Birdseye view of our southern perennial garden. Watch the birds in the water features or feeding from our variety of bird feeders. Attached private bath holds quality fixtures and amenities. Third person in room sleeps on an Aerobed mattress.

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

Nightly Rate: $127 - $183

Sawtooth Mountain Room

Largest of our second floor traditional bed and breakfast rooms. Sunset views of the Wallowa Mountains are a guest favorite. Decor is inspired from the European Arts and Crafts Movement. Our long term guests request this room over and over again for its warmth and coziness.

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

Nightly Rate: $116 - $172

Ferguson Ridge Room

If you're not concerned about a mountain view from your guestroom then this one is for you. Appointed with all the quality features as our other second floor traditional bed and breakfast guestrooms. Third person is accomodated on an Aerobed (it's a snug fit in this room).

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

Nightly Rate: $105 - $161

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Location

Location Type

Joseph State Airport (private planes), Wallowa Lake (6 miles), On Hells Canyon Scenic Byway, Mountains, Small town

Airport

Portland, OR (PDX) 300 miles

Directions to property:

From east or west: Interstate 84 at Exit 261 (LaGrande & Highway 82). Follow Highway 82 direction Wallowa Lake approximately 70 miles until it becomes Joseph's Main Street. Continue on Main Street about 1/2 mile to the corner of Main & 4th Street. We are on your right. From the north (Washington State): Take WA Hwy 129 south from Clarkston. At the state line it becomes OR Hwy 3. Continue southbound until Hwy 3 ends into Hwy 82. Turn left and continue to Joseph.

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Eco-tourism, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, National/State parks, Nature area, Artistic Bronze Foundries, Terminal Gravity Brewery (great beer), Nez Perce Homeland Project, Hell's Canyon Scenic Byway All American Road, Wallowa Lake Tramway (steepest in North America), Eagle Cap Excursion Train, Picnic area, River, Rodeo, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

Board games, Copier, Fridge, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Parking, Secretarial services, Telephone, Videos , Guest refrigerator in library area, Restaurant menus, Sherry decanter in library area, Hiking guides & maps, Bocce court in north yard

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Movie library, Private entrance, Radio, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Bocce Court; Oregon Mt. Cruise Car Show (June), Bronze Foundry Tours, Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts (juried) (June), Chief Joseph Days PRCA Rodeo (July), Nez Perce Homecoming Celebration (July), Hell's Canyon Mule Days (September)

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking outside on grounds only please.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited One 12+ child per room where possible. Please inform us.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Madigan, our cat, will help you find a kennel for your pet.
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two-night minimum on weekends from May through October.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposit equivalent to one night's lodging with tax required to confirm your reservation. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.
  • Cancellations: Seven days’ notice required. 100% of the total room rate will be charged on cancellations and postponements for any reason with less than seven days’ notice, unless the room is rebooked. We are a small inn and cancellations adversely affect us; for this reason the cancellation policy is strictly enforced. We do not refund for early departure.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Heather Tyreman & Bill Finney

Languages spoken

some French, English, German

Resident Pets

Cats

About the innkeepers

Heather plays oboe with the Grande Ronde Symphony Orchestra and other regional music groups. Bill is a member of the Wallowa County Rotary Club and enjoys conjuring up new recipe ideas. We both enjoy the outdoors, gardening, community service, and getting to know our B&B guests.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 7:30 - 9:00 am (your choice)
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten-free, vegan, Allergy (notify us)


Signature Dish

Individual Egg Souffle
Bill loves to prepare egg souffle for each guest. Stuffed with Italian sausage and smoked Gouda cheese, the souffle floats on a spinach creme sauce, accompanied by tomatoes marinated in balsamic vinegar and Herbes de Provence, basil and garlic polenta, and freshly baked muffins or scones. Show up early or show up on time but not late, we warn, 'else you'll be eating hockey puck (smile)!


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