McCall House Bed & Breakfast

153 Oak St , Ashland, OR 97520-1803 USA (Show map)
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Beautiful 1883 Victorian on National Register, recently restored, just two blocks from Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) theaters and Ashland's downtown Plaza. While staying with us you will feel like you are 'home' as you enjoy our luxurious accommodations which have the modern conveniences of Wi-Fi, the comforts of fine linens combined with gracious sitting rooms and magnificent antiques, some of which are original to the house. The ten guest rooms are all newly furnished and offer amenities including fireplaces, TVs in some, an outdoor garden and romantic seating areas. Our delicious gourmet breakfast and afternoon cookies are the talk of the town and enjoyed by guests every morning. So much that we now have a McCall House cookbook which guests can take home with them and share with their family and friends.



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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.6

Great location

4.8 on September 12, 2017

Great location. Fantastic breakfast

Wonderful Experience at McCall House

4.8 on September 04, 2017

We had a wonderful visit to the McCall House, as Ashland overall. The property is gorgeous and conveniently located close to downtown. We had access to all nice restaurants and coffee shops with in a walking distance. We also got an awesome room with a big bay window where we could see the street from our bedroom. The breakfast and bake goods are great there. Everyday there was a new batch of cookies for the guests to nibble on (can be a bad thing if you want to lose weight). The pecan cookies is my favorite. The only one negative comment is that the air conditioner vent is in the middle of our bad and it blew a bit too much air on us at night. I suppose we could ask for a different room but we just love the room we were in so we tried to get used to it. Thanks for providing us with a great place to stay in Ashland.

Wonderful historic house...

4.8 on August 24, 2017

Staff were wonderfully warm and helpful. Breakfasts were cooked by a gourmet chef and delicious. Afternoon snack always out in the dining room. It was a great place to stay in Ashland. I will always look for it and try to stay here again.

Perfect Place to Enjoy Shakespeare Festival

3.6 on August 12, 2017

We stayed in the Carriage House South (ground floor). Comfortable and quiet room. Breakfast is delicious. Will definitely return.

Cute B&B walking distance to OSF

4.2 on August 02, 2017

Charming Victorian Home three blocks from OSF. Wonderful staff, incredible breakfasts, and nice afternoon snacks. Each room is unique and has character.

Calm oasis

4.6 on July 25, 2017

My brother and I stayed at McCall house on a road trip through Oregon; we also saw a play at the Ashland Shakespearean Festival. The room was lovely and spacious, well appointed and comfortable. The staff couldn't have been more attentive and professional. The food was served promptly and the brunch dish was hot; however the overall taste of the sweet potato egg dish only so so. Kind of a 1970's version of health food. Overall, a wonderful experience.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind and honest review. We are so happy you came to stay with us and that you were treated with the utmost kindness and consideration. We are all happy to work at The McCall House and I'm glad it shows and is reflective on our guests! We are grateful for your honesty regarding your breakfast one morning. Your candor helps us improve our guests stay. We are re-evaluating some of our morning dishes and have since removed the dish you mentioned. We want our food to be nourishing but also delicious and appetizing and you are instrumental in these changes. Please visit us again!

- Michelle- Head Innkeeper (innkeeper)

Nice place

3.8 on July 20, 2017

The room was lovely, and very clean. However, the air conditioning blew directly down on us and was very loud, and rattled on and off, and the high ceilings, while gorgeous, meant we couldn't reach the vents to shift them. The breakfast was spectacular but the service was a little odd. They all seemed very stressed. Still, overall a very nice place and we would stay there again.

First time road-tripping down the OR/CA coast!

4.8 on April 18, 2017

This is a great historic building to stay in on a drive down the Oregon and California coastline.

A beautiful place

4.6 on April 14, 2017

The house is wonderfully restored, with great attention to detail and decor. Staff is friendly and eager to please.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your kind review! We all love working at The McCall House and I'm so happy it shows! Please visit us again.

- MIchelle- Head Innkeeper (innkeeper)

One of Ashland's best

4.6 on April 11, 2017

We have stayed at the McCall House many times over the years and it is our favorite. It is barely two blocks from the Oregon Shakespeare theatres, Lithia Park and the downtown. If we come for 3 days we park our car and don’t get back in it until we leave. The rooms have all the touches of a classic Victorian B&B and though they are filled with antique furnishings, the modern touches such as quiet, effective temperature control, wifi and high quality mattresses and linens make each room a great experience. Many of the rooms had the baths installed during the remodel into a B&B, so they are fairly new with modern fixtures. Even though the house is close to the downtown, it is quiet and surrounded by beautiful landscaping with a small patio out back. There are always fresh cookies and sherry available downstairs and the breakfasts are always a unique creation. Michelle, the new innkeeper, went out of her way to make sure we were comfortable. There are ground floor and second floor rooms. The second floor has a rather steep, twenty stair climb. There are two parlors in front, one with a fireplace so if you are visiting with friends you have a place for it.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for such a thorough and informative review. It truly helps bring in the next happy faces that we are lucky to serve at The McCall House. We hope to see you again soon and it's wonderful that you stay with us!

- Michelle- Head Innkeeper (innkeeper)

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Rooms & Rates

The General Sherman Guestroom

This warm and inviting guest room is named in honor of William Tecumseh Sherman’s 1884 visit with the McCalls. The four-poster queen bed is a prominent feature of this room while a cozy sitting area and original stained glass and private bath with shower create a serene oasis. Located on second floor.

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

The Sleeping Porch

In Victorian times, the family would sleep here on balmy summer nights. Today, spectacularly converted, this mini-suite is one of our most requested rooms. Decorated with whimsical elegance, this room has a fireplace, sitting area, king bed, trundle bed, wet bar, fridge, microwave, and TV. The private bath features a clawfoot tub and a separate shower. Located on the second floor.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Chaucer Guestroom

This stately room is named in honor of Geoffrey Chaucer, known as the Father of English literature and one of the greatest English poets of the Middle Ages. His portrait adorns an intricate antique stained-glass window separating the new bath from the main room. Marble topped furnishings and sizable antiques are at home in this large room with queen bed, comfortable seating area and breathtaking views from the floor to ceiling windows. Located on the second floor.

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

President Hayes Guestroom

This richly elegant room with handsome bay windows and beautiful views of both the downtown and the Cascade mountain range was named in honor of our 19th President, Rutherford Hayes and his wife, Lucy Hayes. The Hayes’ visited Ashland in 1889 and this guestroom features a portrait and keepsake memorabilia from their visit. This is one of our larger rooms on the front of the house and has two queen beds in addition to a sunny seating area. Located on the second floor.

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

The Lydia McCall Guestroom

This large romantic room once belonged to the daughter of the family. The new design and wallcovering in this room was inspired by the remnants of the original décor discovered during the restoration process. Victorian charm abounds with a fireplace, two queen brass beds, and a luxury private assigned bath across the hall. Located on the second floor.

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

The Phyllis Courtney Guestroom

Named for the celebrated Shakespearean actress and former owner of the McCall House, this handsome guestroom features a king bed and a luxury private bath complete with claw foot tub/shower, and also has a lovely view of the gardens, patio, and fountain. Locatated on the first floor.

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

Carriage House North

This elegant cottage once housed the family carriages. Completely renovated, the Carriage House provides the privacy of your own quarters with full access to all the privileges of the main house. The Carriage House North has a refrigerator, coffee-maker, microwave, wetbar, skylight and a private bath with shower. Located on the second floor.

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

The Carriage House South

This elegant cottage once housed the family carriages. Completely renovated, The Carriage House provides the privacy of your own quarters with full access to all the privileges of the main house. The Carriage House South has a refrigerator, coffee-maker, microwave, queen bed, twin bed and a private bath with shower. Located on the first floor.

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

The Captain and Lizzie McCall Guestroom

Once the Master Bedroom for the Captain and his wife, this room on the main floor is now a luxury guestroom with king bed and fireplace. Large private bath features a claw-foot tub and separate shower. Located on the first floor.

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

Anna Anderson Guestroom

Anna, the niece and adopted daughter of Lizzie and John McCall, was married in the house in 1887. One of her original wedding invitations is framed in the living room. She loved this bright and cheerful room which boasts a queen and twin bed in addition to a fireplace, cozy sitting area and a private bath with shower. Located on the first floor.

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

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Location Type

Jacksonville, Crater Lake, Rogue Valley, Yreka, Grants Pass, Medford, Mountains, Small town, Wine country


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

Directions to property:

From I-5 North, take the first Ashland exit at Highway 99. Continue North on 99 for 3 miles, past the University, to the center of Ashland. The road will fork and you must stay right on Lithia Way. Four blocks after the fork, turn right on Oak Street. The McCall House is the large yellow Victorian on the far corner of Oak Street and Lithia Way. There is a driveway just past the house on the left and parking is available in the rear of the house. To drive from I-5 South, see directions from airport.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Wine Tours, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, University, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Microwave, Parking, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone , Only the Sleeping Porch and the Carriage House North have a Cable/Satellite TV and Fridge/Microwave/Coffee Maker.The Sleeping Porch South only has the Fridge/Microwave/Coffee Maker.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Radio, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Wine Tasting During High Season

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  • Check In:: 3-6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Deposit of the first night's stay is required at time of booking. Deposit is applied to last reserved night. No two-night minimum requirement except for weekends (Friday and Saturday) during high season (May 16-October 16).
  • Cancellations: A 30-day cancellation notice is required prior to date of arrival for a refund of deposit less a $30 cancellation fee. If less than 30 days, the entire deposit is forfeited unless room can be re-booked.
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Michelle A. Stewart

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  • Time Served: 8:30 - 9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten-Free

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