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los angeles,ca.
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A lovely stay in October. I was traveling solo and was pleased when I pulled into the driveway and saw this Victorian home. It's period inside and out; the gardens provided plenty of room to sit and admire them. The home is a period home not a re-do so expect some creaky floors and doors that may stick due to...

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California
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I had been wanting to stay at a B & B in Ferndale for some time and was glad I chose Shaw House. It is a historic B & B on Main Street within easy strolling distance from the downtown area of shops and restaurants. It is tastefully decorated in period decor - not overdone. I had a clean and...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Overnight stay in this lovely and clean B&B. Stairs to rooms are very steep and bathrooms have clawfoot tubs. Very quiet & wonderful library/sitting room. Beautiful gardens and plenty of parking. Tea & homemade cookies on arrival & breakfast at 8 AM. Charming town and close to beach.

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Eureka, California
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I came to Ferndale for the finale of the Kinetic Art Race. Even though I do not live far away I thought it best to get a room for the evening. Despite a few bad reviews, I chose the Shaw House Inn and I'm glad I did. Check in went very smoothly even though there were internet problems and i...

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Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Booked a room here through hotels.com and we were working in the area so I called in the early afternoon to let them know we would be arriving a little late only to be told "Oh no! You can't have that room, I already rented it to someone else and I'm going to reject your reservation" After I already had...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Accidentally overslept after a terrible night sleep in a very uncomfortable bed. The owner woke us up by banging angrily on the door and curtly informed us we had 15 minutes to be out of her house. I have never experienced such rudeness from someone who works in the hospitality industry. The house was tired and old.When visiting the bathroom...

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2Thank ARBJSS
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Built by Ferndale's founder, this 1850s house has good bones but is a bit shabby. Set back from the road in an overgrown, old-fashioned garden, it was covered with cobwebs outside and a riot of patterns in. We'd reserved the master bedroom, which had a wonderful wood-panelled ceiling with lots of angles and a private bath that was less charming...

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2Thank WoodsResidents
Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 23 August 2015

This is a very nice B&B. Ferndale itself is frozen in time in the late 1880s and this place lets you stay in a charming period place from that era. A few reviews have mentioned that some maintenance and refreshing is needed, and yes, we would agree, but there was nothing to take away from the nice experience. If you...

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Beaufort, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 July 2015

The Shaw House is tired, worn and badly in need of renovation. My room was small and, as I said, badly in need of renovation. The bath was dated and, although dedicated for my use, was located down a hallway and not even close to my room. Also, the bath had no overhead shower, hand held only. Ferndale has many...

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Davis, California
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This is a Victorian home, the one that actually started Ferndale. Originally Shaw built his home to start Ferndale, and to make it a town it was originally also the local court house and post office. Now there's wonderful old rooms with original antique furniture. The Inn Keeper makes a nice breakfast and has snacks during the day. One thing...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Shaw House

Address: 703 Main Street, Ferndale, CA 95536
Region: United States > California > Humboldt County > Ferndale
Price Range: £113 - £131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Shaw House 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“not all rooms are en suite. Choose wisely”
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 of 5 bubbles Travel_Gigi, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a television, be sure to ask for one. Wi-fi is iffy but then you didn't come here to update your stock portfolio did you?”
 of 5 bubbles ninas663, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“We recommend the Isabella room, in the back, as it was very quiet and nobody above.”
 of 5 bubbles professor-type, 23 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Check online prior to booking to understand the layout”
 of 5 bubbles 135russv, 1 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Each room has its own charm. See their website for detailed photos and descriptions of the Shaw Inn rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles JanM362, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
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