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Carter House Inns

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San Francisco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My stay at the Carter House Inns was for just one night on my way to Eugene, Oregon. I arrived pretty late close to nine pm and their restaurant was closing. The front desk staff who checked me in was kind to make the exception for me so I can get something to eat after having been on the road...

Thank vhuynhsfsu
Dana Point, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

TripAdvisor gave great reviews and I was not disappointed. Cool lobby,fireplace, great happy hour, free glass of wine and appetizers on arrival. Very comfortable rooms, great bathrooms with high end everything. Restaurant attached menu looked great, only had 2 people but we could not get a table because a party of 10 was about to arrive. All good, this is...

Thank DPKH
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We had a nice experience at Carter House Inn. The staff was very friendly and the Resturant offered some very nice meals. Our meals were excellent. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed the breakfast buffet the next morning as well as French cooked eggs. Very good experience for us. This is a nice place to stay but...

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We had a lovely two night stay at the Carter House on our trip to the Muir Woods. Highs: Cute rooms, excellent dinner experience, amazing wine selection, easy check in with friendly and helpful staff Lows: Neighborhood is a bit strange, breakfast was mediocre, room rates were a bit high for the neighborhood. Recommendation: A good choice for a trip...

Thank Bandar E
Sonoma, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I decided to explore a new family tradition for Thanksgiving, and chose the Carter House. This was an excellent choice. The staff was very accommodating and attentive to this mom, travelling solo with a toddler boy, and made us feel right at home. The food was exceptional, and the wine list out of this world! In addition to the staff,...

Thank Jasmine J
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Eureka is such an obvious stop on any US west coast road trip. We've stayed there overnight a few times, but struggled to find food and accommodation that was better than "adequate". Until we happened on this place. Close to the water. Beautiful buildings recreated in the style of the nearby Carson House. Great wine cellar and incredible food. Apparently...

Thank constantglobetrotter
reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hello constantglobetrotter, First off, love the name! Secondly, thank you so much for your kind words, we are glad to hear that we are your top pick in the area. We always strive to get better and better and we are happy to see that you take notice to that. We hope to see you again on your next journey...

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Our preferred hotel when visiting our office in Eureka, have stayed many times and am always happy to return. Quite and comfortable, with great food and staff. The open fire in the main lounge is very inviting during winter. Have stayed in the main building and in one of the cottages when travelling with some colleagues. The cottage was great...

Thank Andrew L
reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hi Andrew L, Thank you so much for your thoughtful response, we are always glad to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay. We hope to see you again soon.

Redding, California
Reviewed 27 October 2016

While the hotel itself is so so, the location near the ocean and towering redwood forests made this a rather magical destination for us. Also the restaurant here in the hotel, the 301, was incredible! The wine list is to die for and the food was outstanding.

Thank 63irishgirl
reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hi 63irishgirl, Thank you for the review, we are glad to hear that you thought the restaurant was incredible.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

This hotel is close to the historic centre of Eureka and, in part, its very pleasant. Service is rather laid back (we had to wait about 10 minutes to check in - because there was no one there) but friendly. The public areas are well fitted out. The real let down is the rooms. Its not that they're unpleasant but...

Thank LondonBurl
reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hi LondonBurl, We are sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. We hope that you might e-mail us and give us some specifics unto what you feel we could improve in the rooms in order to help us assure that everyone has a five star stay. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the Restaurant so...

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Ok. This place gets a lot of mixed reviews. I can help you have a better experience. First off, DON'T stay in the historic building. It is NOT maintained as it should be and will probably be disappointing. Instead, stay in the modern building (or perhaps in one of the 2 cottages, I have not tried them so I can't...

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reviewer8062, General Manager at Carter House Inns, responded to this review

Hello again RedWouldForrest, Thank you for another good review, we appreciate you telling it how it is and we are glad that you understand that there isn't much we can do about the population of transients in our area. We are glad that you enjoy our property and we are looking forward to your next stay with us.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Northern California's premier inn is an enclave of four magnificent Victorians perched alongside Humboldt Bay in Old Town, Eureka. The luxurious accommodations at Carter House Inns and the sumptuous dining at its Restaurant 301 (considered among Northern California's best restaurants) set and indulgent tone for a marvelous visit to the giant redwood forests, rugged Pacific beaches and the other wonders of Northern California's Redwood Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carter House Inns

Address: 301 L St, Eureka, CA 95501-0571
Region: United States > California > Humboldt County > Eureka
Price Range: ₹ 13,274 - ₹ 15,861 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Carter House Inns 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Carter House Inns Hotel Eureka
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#1 Family Hotel in Eureka
#2 Romantic Hotel in Eureka
#3 Business Hotel in Eureka
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“order the bone marrow custard wild mushroom tart!!! AMAZING!”
 of 5 bubbles 54jasminej, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do ask for a room on different level than the bar!”
 of 5 bubbles 63irishgirl, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room in the Hotel Carter on the parking side away from the street. It was quiet and and easy access to aprking.”
 of 5 bubbles jengled, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are clean and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ThomasR266, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we stayed in 213 & 304”
 of 5 bubbles John1032, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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