Sweet Magnolia Bed & Breakfast

502 N 4th Avenue , Sandpoint, ID 83864 USA (Show map)


The only Bed & Breakfast in Sandpoint! Built in 1907, our elegant victorian home features five unique guest rooms for our guest's relaxation and enjoyment. We are located in the Heart of Downtown Sandpoint, ID and are a short walk from all of the dining, shopping and arts that draws people to our area. We include a delicious and hearty breakfast featuring Jill's home made granola, locally roasted fair trade coffee and a variety of main dishes perpared daily. Come and enjoy true Southern Hospitality in the Heart of Sandpoint!



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining5


5 on May 27, 2013

From reservation to checkout, Cal and Jill (locals) demonstrated their love for the B & B lifestyle and their guests. They provided sincere, friendly service, truly wanting our stay to be enjoyable. And it was! The house and rooms are lovely, providing comfort yet retaining the style of the era it was built in 1907 . Wonderfully unique is the upstairs sunroom where I enjoyed early morning coffee before the sumptuous breakfast. Plenty of delicious hot food, original homecooked recipes, coffee, and juice each day solidified this as one of the best B&B experiences we have ever had. We will be back!

Most wonderful

5 on December 11, 2011

Cal and Jill are pros! The Sweet Magnolia is one of the very best B&Bs we've ever stayed at. The rooms are large and well appointed. The bed was just perfect. The breakfasts were generous and delicious. The shower had lots of hot water (which is great at the end of a day of exploring) Cal and Jill are super folks and very familiar with the area and the sights to see, where to eat, and things to do. We couldn't be happier with our first stay and we've already been back a second time!

Great location and great hosts - we will be back!

5 on September 24, 2011

We travel to Sandpoint regularly for both personal and professional travel and are so glad to see a B&B re-open in town! The hosts Calvin and Jill (and family) are very welcoming and hospitable. Breakfasts were terrific and we enjoyed them on the beautiful porch. It was an especially wonderful to be able walk out of our upstairs room and have coffee upstairs on the sunroom before breakfast. When we travel, my husband and I like to have coffee early while waiting for teenaged daughters to wake up for breakfast. But often at other B&Bs, we feel like we are bugging a harried cook who is trying to get breakfast out. Not here! Atmosphere is very relaxing and low-key, yet every need is tended to thoughtfully and professionally. The location is terrific too - just blocks from restuarants and shopping, but far enough away to be out of the hustle and bustle. We have tried almost all the downtown Sandpoint hotels and a couple in Ponderay and this is a wonderful alternative! Highly recommend.

beautiful weekend get away

5 on September 19, 2011

We had a wonderful 'date' weekend, hiking, shopping and sight-seeing and then relaxing at this wonderful quaint bnb!! Friendly helpful innkeepers created delicious breakfasts!!! The home is beautifully restored, we stayed in the first floor room with cute claw-foot tub/shower combo. Very comfortable bed. Would definitly stay again.

Bittersweet visit to Sandpoint

4.6 on September 12, 2011

Our family had an urgent visit to Sandpoint to visit a gravely ill relative. When I called Calvin for our reservation he was very accomodating and truly sympathetic to our needs. We stayed 5 nights and felt very at home. The breakfast each morning was absolutely delicious and our rooms were very comfortable. Unfortunately, our beloved family member passed away while we were there, but Calvin and Jill were not only the innkeepers, but became very dear friends. I look forward to visiting them again soon.

Wow. The Whole Experience Was Fantastic

5 on August 25, 2011

We just stayed at the Sweet M. We spent the evening sitting on the porch on a beautiful Sandpoint evening. They brought us fresh baked cookies and flowers for our anniversary. The bed was comfortable, and breakfast was delicious. This will be a regular stop when we return to Sandpoint.

Road Trip

5 on August 06, 2011

After a long road trip and driving through town, my daughter spotted this cute B&B, With no reservations we stopped and they welcome us in. Calvin was so nice and showed us the rooms we could choose from. Our next morning breakfast was great. Coffee was even served upstairs next to our room. We had such a relaxing stay, just what we needed to continue our road trip.

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Rooms & Rates

Sweet Bay

Our only room on the ground level, this lovely room has a queen bed and a clawfoot tub. The Sweet Bay is one of our larger rooms bathed with plenty of sunlight from its large windows.

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $250


Aptly named for the largest magnolia variety, this room features a California king size bed with a clawfoot tub. It also has an iron twin bed to accommodate an extra person.

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $250


Our star room is spacious and bright with a queen sleigh bed and a day bed for one or two extra people.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $125 - $250

Little Gem

Like the compact little gem magnolia, the Little Gem is a cozy room tucked away upstairs with an abundance of privacy.

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $250


The Tulip is also upstairs and features a queen bed and a charming bathroom with hand painted shower walls.

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

Nightly Rate: $125 - $250

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Location Type

Winery, Theme Park, Downtown, Lakefront, Mountains, Small town


Spokane, WA (GEG) 81 miles

Directions to property:

From downtown, take 4th Avenue 1 block north of Cedar Street. We are at the corner of Alder Street and 4th Avenue

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery

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Inn Details

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Board games, Computer, Library, Piano, Telephone

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Coffee/Tea facilities, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Radio, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

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

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

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night required with reservation
  • Cancellations: 48 hours notice
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Calvin & Jill Ogle

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Outdoor sports for all seasons, reading, cooking and raising our children

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  • Time Served: 7:30 - 9 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

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