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  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Restaurant
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With a stay at Carter House Inns in Eureka (Old Town Eureka), you’ll be minutes from Carson Mansion and close to Clarke Historical Museum. This inn is within close proximity of Morris Graves Museum of Art and North Coast Repertory Theatre.


Make yourself at home in one of the 32 guestrooms featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Cable programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones with free local calls.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Enjoy recreation amenities such as a health club or take in the view from a garden. Additional features at this Victorian inn include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility.

Food & Drink

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the inn’s room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and express check-out. Free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Carter House Inns
301 L St
Eureka, CA 95501 United States


A diamond in a pinch

We arrived at this hotel in the afternoon of of a wind-related blackout. The manager made every effort to make us feel at home in spite of the power-related difficulties. We were supplied with flashlights to negotiate the hallways and given a lovely corner room with plenty if windows to take advantage of available daylight. We returned to the lobby after getting settled to find that the chef had brought some welcome and delicious cold appetizers and wine to the lobby. What a welcome!
The power was restored during the night and we appreciated the delightful hot breakfast included with our room.
Nothing sets a hotel apart more than how they manage in adverse circumstances. The Carter Hotel and its hard working staff went beyond the expected to make our experience positive.
Lastly, the Carter Hotel is located two blocks from the waterfront park in a series of beautiful and impeccably maintained Victorian structures. The rooms are comfortable and the bathrooms are tidy, roomy and modern.

not great
susan k

I have wanted to stay at Carter House Inn in Eureka for 12 years. Ever since tasting some of Mark Carter's wine in Napa and reading about the inn in Eureka. Bucket list thing. The employees were great. Pleasant and definitely wanting to please. But it seems as though nothing has been done to maintain or update for at least the 12 years I waited to come here. Room we had a bit dilapidated .... broken and dusty blinds, the jacuzzi tub was dirty (very), and the restaurant definitely understaffed the meals we ate there, including the breakfast. We were quite disturbed by the amount of homeless people around the hotel. Just felt unsafe to walk from the hotel to other places in the evening, and one of the mornings of our stay, the front desk had to call the police to get people out of the hotel parking lot who had congregated there and my guess was slept there. Won't stay here again.

Quality Stay
Tony W

If you are looking for a quality Inn on the Pacific NW coast of California you could do no better than stay at Carter House 301 L Street in Eureka. The Inn is a converted home oozing quality. On arrival guests are offered a glass of champagne whilst checking in and the rooms are tastefully decorated. Even the quality of the towels and linen are first class.
The Inn has a beautiful well stocked, albeit compact, bar and a first class restaurant.
Eureka itself is a fascinating coastal town with the largest selection of Victorian houses in anyone location. A must see is The Carson Mansion which is a large Victorian house located in Old Town, only 2minute walk from the Inn. Regarded as one of the highest executions of American Queen Anne Style architecture, the house is "considered the most grand Victorian home in America."