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“Well below par” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Bidwell House B&B Inn

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The Bidwell House B&B Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Chester B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
USA
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Well below par”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2006

Other than a decent breakfast, our stay was a massive disappointment, first and foremost because of the noise that has kept us up practically the whole night. The Bidwell House is located right on a main road with quite a bit of traffic, hence the noise. We could also hear snoring from across the wall. Then there were a few other negatives, particularly in the bathroom (defective shower fixtures, tub without enclosure or curtain, etc.). The overall feel of the place: a bit old, not particularly inviting, and definitely below the level of the other bed & breakfast we have visited in recent years.

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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2005

We went to Chester to look at some friends' newly-acquired property. I was not expecting much. I had never even heard of Chester. Boy was I in for a treat! We had a lovely room with really sweet touches and a nice, big sunken jaccuzzi bathtub. Woodburning fireplace in our room, and a four-poster bed. If I remember correctly, I think it was 129 dollars. The room was WAY more than I expected. The town of Chester is really quaint and charming. Right across the street was a very nice spa where I was tempted to get a massage, but I ran out of time. There was a TERRIFIC Italian restaurant within walking distance, a unique and upscale home accents store right across the street, beautiful Lake Almanor right there, and last but certainly not least, A YUMMY BREAKFAST.!!! You could walk into the kitchen at any time for yummy cookies and coffee or tea, or to borrow a game to take to your room. Now I am looking for property up there also. I will DEFINITELY be back!!!! Stay here. You will be glad you did.

  • Stayed June 2005
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Additional Information about The Bidwell House B&B Inn

Property: The Bidwell House B&B Inn
Address: #1 Main St., Chester, CA 96020
Region: United States > California > Plumas County > Chester
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Chester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the "Old Towne" Chester, The Bidwell House B&B Inn is the only three-diamond AAA rated Inn in the Chester/Lake Almanor basin. Fourteen distinctly different guest rooms, the swing on the porch, the unusual collection of antiques and attention to little details are all for the comfort of our guest. Chester/Lake Almanor basin and surrounding area spread across a natural wonderland created by millions of years of geologic forces, a crossroad where the granite of the Sierra Nevada meets the lava of the Cascades. Enjoy hours of pleasure on Lake Almanor with its 52 miles of shoreline, in Lassen Volcanic National Park which boasts the southernmost volcano in the Cascade range and in the 1.2 million acres that make up the Lassen National Forest and Caribou Wilderness area. This is a playground for all seasons, for all ages and any lifestyle. ... more   less 

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