We recently visited Chehalem Ridge Bed and Breakfast for two nights over a weekend. We stayed in the High Desert Suite, which has a King bed, a sitting area and a private balcony with excellent views of the valley below and feels very private as there are no neighbors that can look in the windows.
The accommodations were very clean, neat and inviting; and the bed was so comfortable I am contemplating the purchase of one like it. The bed and the two chairs in the sitting area have views through 4 large picture windows (some of which open, so that you can take in that cool Oregon air). The bath had a soaking tub with a shower within it. The only difficulty with anything on the trip was that it is hard to get into a soaking tub for a shower, but this was a minor thing for us. For those that go in cooler weather, each room has a small gas fireplace.
Kristin is your innkeeper and chef. She prepares a delicious breakfast each morning which is served on the main floor’s balcony when the weather is good, as it was on our visit. She even has a basket on the outdoor table with sunscreen and sunglasses you can use/borrow if you forget to bring yours from your room. Each breakfast included coffee, tea or cocoa, juice, fruit, breakfast baked goods and an entrée. The food was delicious and she accommodates those with dietary restrictions.
We asked Kristin about wineries that we might enjoy based on our preferences and she provided recommendations of several nearby wineries to visit (we visited two that she recommended and really enjoyed them both). She also recommended a local produce stand where we found some beautiful tomatoes. She was very happy to assist guests in finding what they were seeking in terms of activities and attractions.
Backpacks and cooler bags are available to borrow for a hike or other adventure. Also, the inn maintains baskets with maps, laminated hiking mini maps, wine glasses, plates and cutlery, a small fridge and a microwave all for guests use. In addition there is a living room and a TV room for guests use, as well as a reading library. And I cannot forget that she bakes cookies for the guests each day so that you may have cookies in the afternoon or evening.
We slept very well there and enjoyed the private balcony which has an electric heater and a couple of chairs and a side table. We awakened each morning to the view of hot air balloons launching in the distance. Although all the windows have darkening shades, we kept them open most of the time.
The inn was clean, quiet and comfortable. It would be a great place to spend an anniversary weekend or some other special occasion.
The inn is about a 10-5 minute drive from downtown Newberg, and there are many wineries nearby, as well as areas to hike. While there we took walks, tasted wine and visited an Orchard in Sherwood. Our visit was a very relaxing experience.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Stunning vistas of Oregon's wine country await you as guests of Chehalem Ridge B&B. Each of the five rooms - four queen rooms and one king suite - within the modern house evoke the spirit of Oregon in their decor. In-room amenities like fireplaces, jetted tubs and private decks enhance your experience. The valley is full of opportunities to explore with award-winning wineries, fine-dining restaurants, hot air ballooning, local artisans and markets all within a short drive. Of course, you start each morning with a gourmet breakfast, complete with scratch-baked treats, a creative fruit dish and a hearty entree. Dietary needs, like gluten or dairy free, are happily accommodated. ... more less