McCloud River Inn

325 Lawndale Court , McCloud, CA 96057 USA (Show map)


Circa 1900. Nestled within the beauty of Shasta National Forest, rests this country Victorian. Five serene acres of lawns and woodland create a peaceful setting for this Nationally Registered Historic Inn. The interior has been painstakingly restored, and each of the five guest rooms has its own individual charm. Private baths are standard with some rooms boasting of whirlpool tubs. Breakfasts are a treat, and a typical menu might include a savory Greek quiche, homemade breads and a selection of fresh fruits. Enjoy your breakfast in the parlor or on the veranda while watching the birds play. Plan time for a relaxing massage at our on site Day Spa while staying at the inn. If you are interested in outdoor activities, you will not be disappointed. Among these activities near the inn are hiking, site seeing, mountain biking, fishing, golf, alpine skiing, snowmobiling, etc. Local shops and historic sites are within easy walking distance.



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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.7
  • Onsite Dining4.2

An Elegant, Good Value!

5 on October 22, 2017

We totally enjoyed our stay at the McCloud River Inn! Our room was lovely, furnished with wonderful antiques, and very comfortable. The host provided us with a nice bottle of wine upon our arrival, and there were also plenty of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies available. The breakfast was also delicious and filling. Our only wish would have been for curtains on the glass doors separating the two bedrooms from the sitting room for some privacy.

Amazing Place!

5 on October 12, 2017

My husband and I stayed in the McCloud Suite for our 6th wedding by anniversary on September 26, 2017. It was an absolutely gorgeous room, we felt as if we stepped back in time! The package included a dinner voucher, which we used at The Meat Market and Tavern and it was delicious! We also were pleased to find a bottle of champagne waiting for us, and breakfast the next morning was delicious! We will be back!

Great experience

4.2 on September 22, 2017

we stayed one night for visiting Mt Shasta and Crater lake. Not only the town, the hotel was so impressive as it was classic style, traditional and moreover the room was very clean. Large bathtub made us very relaxing too :) want to come back again

wonderful place to stay

5 on August 06, 2017

very nice and clean room with a welcome fresh bake chocolate cookies at check in and a delicious, warm cinnanbon morning bread with fresh fruits bowl.

A Beautiful B&B

4.4 on July 26, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed our stay here. There are only four or so rooms so it's a small but quaint B&B. We wished we had walked down to the corner restaurant for breakfast to get a better feel for the town and town's people.

Charm away from the noise

4.8 on July 23, 2017

We loved our stay at the McCloud River Inn. There were so many nice touches, and the laid back attitude of the town of McCloud was reflected in the easy living that McCloud River Inn offered. The breakfasts were outstanding, and the conversation with fellow travelers was superb. We'll definitely return.

McCloud Stay

5 on July 22, 2017

Friendly, helpful staff. Rooms are clean and well appointed. Breakfasts were delicious. A great place to stay!

Wonderful, relaxing experience!

4.6 on June 12, 2017

I was very pleased with our stay at McCloud River Inn! The Inn is beautiful! Our room was very clean and very comfortable. Breakfast the next morning was delicious!! The staff was very friendly and helpful! I can't wait to go back!

Fishing camp

4.4 on May 30, 2017

Quiet, off main road Wifi was slow. Don't know if was Inn,s fault or local provider. Will return.

Peaceful and charming

3.6 on April 27, 2017

We stayed in the off season. It was quiet and peaceful. The staff was so accommodating. Loved the water - pure and delicious. Wish I had chosen a room with a bathtub - so I could have bathed in it. Took the package with a massage included. OMG - best massage of my life!!

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Rooms & Rates

Drawing Room

The light colors, antique furniture, and cozy atmosphere of The Drawing Room will give your spirit the lift you've been looking for during your stay. Comfortably accommodating two, this room is perfect for a private getaway with that special someone. Details:

  • One Queen sized bed
  • Pillow top mattresses
  • Large Private Bath, 1930's style Waterfall bedroom set
  • Air conditioning
  • Queen Anne style wingback chairs
  • Plush carpeting

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

The President's Map Room

If it's richness you want, The President's Map Room is ready and waiting. Deep toned wood with rich white and green accents provide an elegant atmosphere to relax in style. Its richness, generous space, and luxurious bathroom combine to make this room a far cry from the ordinary. Once the primary office for the President of the Lumber Company, it is now destined for those who want to rest in style. Details:

  • Four-poster Queen bed with draping canopy
  • Pillow top mattresses
  • Large private bath with a Luxurious claw-foot soaking tub and shower
  • Cozy easy chairs
  • Air conditioning
  • Wheelchair accessible

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

Mother McCloud Suite

This spacious room will comfortably accommodate a family in need of space, but is equally well suited for the more romantically minded guests. The Mother McCloud Suite combines space, luxury, romance, and amenities, while compromising nothing in the process. Let the richness of this Victorian room captivate your senses as you unwind to a relaxed pace in McCloud. Details:

  • Two Rooms with Queen beds
  • Pillow top mattresses
  • Large private bath
  • Hardwood floors
  • Air conditioning
  • Belgian rugs
  • Large sitting area

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen


Once the center of communication for the McCloud area, now enjoy this window filled room with a filtered view of Mt. Shasta. The bright and airy ambiance of The Switchboard Room sets it aglow for all that enter. A distinctive choice for the hopelessly in love, this room includes an adjacent sitting room with daybed making it just as perfect for families.Details:

  • One Queen sized bed
  • Pillow top mattresses
  • Large Private Bath
  • Sitting room with daybed
  • Air conditioning
  • Antique armoire and writing desk
  • Plush carpeting

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

The Waterfalls

The pinnacle of romantic accommodations, no corners cut, and no detail overlooked. Named after the relaxing and romantic McCloud River Falls, you'll find a relaxing water source of your very own with the two person whirlpool tub! The Waterfalls includes a sitting area that will provide you with comfort beyond compare during your stay with us. Details:

  • One Cherry Wood four-poster Queen bed
  • Pillow top mattresses
  • Large private 2 person whirlpool tub
  • Air conditioning
  • Plush carpeting

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

Small Room

Meeting Room for up to 12 people

  • Maximum Capacity: 12

Large Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 50

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Location Type

Historic District, Ski Area, Mountains, Small town


Sacramento, CA (SMF-Metropolitan) 180 miles

Directions to property:

Take Interstate 5 north to Mt. Shasta (1 hour north of Redding). Turn at exit for McCloud and Hwy. 89. Travel 9 miles, turn left on Colombero Drive. Turn right on Lawndale Ct. We are on the right at 325 Lawndale Ct.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Stream/Lake Fishing, Golf, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Bath robes, Board games, Conference Rooms, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wired internet , On Site Day Spa

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Desk, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3:00 to 6:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes We gladly welcome well behaved and supervised children.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Holiday weekends- 2 night min.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We require a valid credit card number for all reservations. A 25% deposit is required for groups at time of booking.
  • Cancellations: All cancellations are subject to a $25.00 non-refundable room fee. In addition, cancellations made 7 days or less to arrival date will be charged a fee equal to one night’s lodging or 50% of the reserved stay, whichever is greater unless the rooms can be rebooked..
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  • Time Served: 8:00 am to 9:00 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Finnish Pancakes
This deliciously light crepe-style pancake is served up with fresh fruit, warm fruit sauce or syrup and real butter. You top it however your heart desires. Enjoy it with the other side dishes and a steaming cup of hot coffee or tea. You'll have fun reading the comments in the guest books about this wonderful breakfast. You might even want to add your own thoughts.

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