Iris Inn

59 Manzanita Street , Ashland, OR 97520 USA (Show map)

About

Experience "Concierge service with a B and B touch"! Vicki and Greg have been welcoming guests to The Iris Inn since 1982. The Inn is located close to downtown, yet is off Main Street in a quiet neighborhood. All rooms are individually decorated and have views of surrounding mountains and hillsides. Guests spend their leisure time at the inn on the sunny front porch looking upon Mt. Ashland or in the lush garden setting of the patio/deck area. Ashland is home to the world famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival, presenting plays on 3 stages. Plays range from traditional Shakespeare to contemporary. The plays run from mid-February through October. In addition to OSF, many guests venture to nearby Jacksonville for shopping and the Britt Music Festivals. The festival is held every summer in a beautiful outdoor amphitheater; contemporary artists favor the "Hill" from June through mid-September. In addition, the outstanding Britt Orchestra performs during the first of August. www.brittfest.org

Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

The best B & B in Ashland.

4.6 on November 13, 2017

The Iris Inn is well located for the Ashland Theater Festival, about a 12 minute walk from the theaters. The Innkeepers are outstanding, as are the breakfasts.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you! Breakfast is a great time for guests to chat about plays, ask about things to do in the area and enjoy our locally roasted GoodBean Coffee with our varied daily menu. We are fortunate to be able to offer an easy walk to the theaters, without being in the hubbub of town. We look forward to your return.

- Vicki (innkeeper)


OSF Retreat

5 on November 11, 2017

A stay at the Iris Inn is like returning to one's childhood home. It's a wonderful space to unwind and be pampered while enjoying wonderful theater in downtown Ashland. Vicky Capp is the ultimate catalyst for our getawayand accomplished innkeeper.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your very kind comments! We have stayed connected to families who really had the inn as their childhood home! A couple whose grandparents owned the home in the 1920's were just here. It was fun to listen to family stories about Ashland he heard as he was growing up. This summer, we have a woman who grew up in the home here with her family for a reunion. We look forward to your return.

- Vicki (innkeeper)


Great BnB

4.8 on November 06, 2017

We have been coming to the Iris Inn at least once a year for over 20 years, and it is always a wonderful experience. It feels like our home away from home.

Innkeeper Response
We value all our guests, but hold a special spot in our hearts for returning guests...especially long time guests like yourselves! This is our home and we welcome our guests as friends and family should be honored with warm hospitality. Thank you again and again for your yearly return to the inn!

- Vicki (innkeeper)


Charming Place - Charming Hosts

4.8 on October 24, 2017

Entire Experience was wonderful. Stayed at Iris Inn because a cousin had stayed there before and recommended it. Met up with her and another cousin and we had a great time. Some peanuts or something else would enhance the Happy Hour wine experience. Was an unexpected touch any way.

Innkeeper Response
Family and friends meeting at the inn is a fun time for guests, as well as the innkeepers. There is just something special about it! Thanks for the snack suggestion...we will keep it in mind for the future.

- Vicki (innkeeper)


Iris Inn

4.6 on October 02, 2017

What a wonderful place to stay in Ashland. It is very convenient to the theaters & dining. Vicki was the perfect host.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind comments. We love our Ashland location...not too close to the busy downtown, but just the right distance for a leisurely walk to the theaters. It has been a joy being a part of Ashland and hosting at the inn for 36 years!

- Vicki (innkeeper)


Iris Inn Ashland - Awesome

5 on September 08, 2017

Beautiful, great breakfasts, fun people, super close to plays, loved it

Innkeeper Response
Thank you! We love it here too and enjoy sharing that love of Ashland and this wonderful 1905 home with our many guests.

- Vicki (innkeeper)


Fun stay in B&B close to downtown celebrating b-day

5 on September 07, 2017

Nice walk to downtown to theater. . Opportunity to chat at breakfast with interesting guests. Excellent accommodations and meals. Would recommend, preferably to stay at a time when free from smoke from regional fires.

Innkeeper Response
We love the lively breakfast conversations among our guests. Every's take on a play start discussions that last long after the plates are cleared. How great is that? Southern Oregon seems to have added a 5th season to the year, we are sad to say...smoke at times during the summer seems to be the norm in the past few years. Mother Nature will hopefully change "her" way in the upcoming summer.

- Vicki (innkeeper)


Ashland and Iris Inn....every summer!

5 on August 13, 2017

My sisters and I visit Ashland and the Shakespeare Festival every summer. The Iris Inn, along with the theater, is the highlight of our stay. The hospitality of innkeepers, Vicki and Greg is welcoming and professional. I wouldn't stay anywhere else. It's a five-star inn in my book. Thank you, Iris Inn!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you! We look forward to your stay again in 2018.

- Vicki (innkeeper)


Another Great Stay for our Yearly Visit to Ashland

5 on August 01, 2017

Our Iris Inn Hostess and staff were equally wonderful this year. Thank you for the delicious breakfasts, winery recommendations, dinner reservations, and afternoon wine chat and late evening sherry/port...all so lovely, making for a five star experience.

Innkeeper Response
We work hard to make everyone's experience five star for all the reasons you mentioned...and more. Our motto is "concierge service with the B & B touch" and that is our goal with every guest. Thank you!

- Vicki (innkeeper)


Ashland Weekend

4.4 on April 07, 2017

Vicki and Greg are delightful and outstanding hosts...always ready to answer questions on where to dine, what to see, and information about Ashland. We truly enjoyed our stay with them and the parting gift from them, a nice bottle of chardonnay, was welcome, delicious, and a complete surprise. The Iris Inn is just far enough off the beaten path to provide a restful setting, yet close enough to the main downtown area to enjoy a very short walk.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind comments. We love Ashland and the surrounding Rogue Valley...making it easy to share this love with our guests for things to do other than OSF. We look forward to your return to the inn.

- Vicki (innkeeper)


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Rooms & Rates

Jade Room

Morning sun and iris wall decor enhance this guest room. Queen size antique iron bed and private bath with shower. Great views of the valley and surrounding mountains. Located on the second floor of the inn.

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

Nightly Rate: $110 - $205

Blue Room

Very popular! Azure theme with a bright, sunny sitting area for reading or relaxing. Queen size bed and private bath with shower. Located on the second floor of the inn.

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

Nightly Rate: $110 - $205

Parlor Room

Charming first floor room with queen size antique iron bed and private bath with shower. Sitting area with twin day bed to accomodate three guests or for those in need of two beds.

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

Nightly Rate: $110 - $205

Vista Room

Guests' favorite! The Inn's original sleeping porch decorated in soothing, soft sunset colors, fitting for a room that was added in the 1920's. Queen size bed and large private bath with shower. The Vista Room has an expansive view of the surrounding mountains and valley. Located on the second floor of the inn.

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

Nightly Rate: $110 - $205

Rose Room

Soft magenta colored decor with queen size antique iron bed and private bath with shower. Twin bed may be added for three guests or guests needing two beds. Comfortable reading chairs; walk in closet. Located on the second floor of the inn.

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

Nightly Rate: $110 - $205

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Location

Location Type

Mountains, Small town, Wine country

Airport

Medford, OR (MFR-Medford-Jackson County) 12 miles

Directions to property:

Exit 19 off Interstate 5, go to stop light 1/4 mile, turn left and proceed 1.8 miles to Manzanita St. Turn right, first house facing street with a white picket fence across the front.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Lithia Park, Britt Music Festival, Jacksonville, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Rafting on the Rogue and Klamath Rivers, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Rodeo, Ski area, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other

On-site amenities

Board games, Fridge, Ironing Board, Library, Parking, Walk to mass transit, Wedding Facilities , We have a large deck and patio area for reading and relaxing, as well as the front porch with comfy chairs and a swing.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, iPhone docking station

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Policies

  • Check In:: 14:00
  • Check Out:: 11:00
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Please contact inn for availability for families w/children
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Vicki and Greg Capp

Languages spoken

English, Italian, Spanish

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

Vicki and Greg enjoy the many activities in the Rogue Valley. They can help you plan any activity or sightseeing venture. They also love foreign travel, sharing the joys with guests who have shared the same adventures.

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Meals

Breakfast

full gourmet

  • Time Served: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Allergies, Vegan, Gluten Free


Signature Dish

Eggs Benedict
One version of our superb Eggs Benedict is served with Smoked Salmon and our renowned Hollandaise Sauce. Guests request this dish when they make their reservations, since they find the combination of tastes of our unique sauce and salmon are not found anywhere else.


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