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With a stay at Gingerbread Mansion Inn in Ferndale, you’ll be minutes from Ferndale Historic Cemetery and Ferndale Museum. This 4-star bed & breakfast is within close proximity of Firemens Park and Humboldt County Fairgrounds.


Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 11 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring fireplaces and flat-screen televisions. Satellite television is provided for your entertainment. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers and a turndown service, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.

Food & Drink

Meet other guests and eat at a complimentary reception. A complimentary full breakfast is included.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, laundry facilities, and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Gingerbread Mansion Inn
400 Berding St
Ferndale, CA 95536 United States


4.5 Very Good 235 Reviews
Picture perfect bed & breakfast
Reviewed 7 days ago

We arrived a little early, but that was no problem. Our host showed us all around the property and gave us peeks of the other rooms not yet occupied. We stayed in the Rose Room and it was very comfortable. The staff were very welcoming and provided great service. Room had low EMF levels which was great.
Our breakfast was generous and they catered to our dietary needs.
We enjoyed walking downtown. The B&B is located just a block off the main street that is full of shops and galleries.

Reviewed 7 days ago

Although breakfast was very good, the staff lacked knowledge about Ferndale and the environs. For example, despite 2 banks in Ferndale, we were told by staff there were none; when we asked for restaurants open for dinner on a Sunday within walking distance, we were told of only 1 when there were several. The queen bed mattress in the Lilac room was very lumpy and uncomfortable; bottom "fitted" sheet did not fit. Chandelier above bed was partially broken so the lighting was dimmer than it should have been.

By the Pacific Ocean and Humboult State Park
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely painted lady in a small town setting. Room was very comfortable and the service including the owner were impressive. Town of Ferndale was interesting past. Stroll along main street and you are transported in time to another era.

Truly Terrific Staff - Great Anniversary Stay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our 48th wedding anniversary, we decided to drive the long road trip from Virginia to California and return. After research, Ferndale became a prime California destination and we chose to stay in The Gingerbread Mansion's Empire Suite on June 2nd.

Our welcome could not have been nicer - or warmer - or more fun. Nicole and Annie showed us around the Inn and were so enthusiastic. When we reached the Suite on the 3rd floor, we entered through two sets of doors to a truly romantic room with all of its angles and pillars. We loved the clawfoot tub in front of the fireplace. When you stay in the Empire Suite you have the option of breakfast delivered to our room so we took that option and breakfast was very nice - agree with others that the jam is special and memorable!

We also liked the wine and cheese, cold cuts offerings in the late afternoon.

The location is perfect for venturing downtown - only a block away. We enjoyed the downtown area , too.

Our Suite was great, but the staff here is even greater! Nicole, Annie and Deborah set the happy pace for our stay. We will remember The Gingerbread Mansion always with a smile on our faces.

Cute but disappointing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was excited to finally get to stay at The Gingerbread Mansion for my birthday. I have wanted to stay here for years and follow them on Facebook. We checked in and had the Veneto room on the 3rd floor. The room was very nice and they had nice little truffles for my birthday. But before we could eat them all, the ants got into the covered dish. The big problem was that we had no hot water in the shower the next morning. When we complained to the night manager she said they have had complaints but unable to find the problem. She gave me bubble bath and gingerbread soap. Apparently she knew that hot water was fine in the bathtub. We thought it might have been that they were out of hot water so we got up extra early the next morning and it was still ice cold. The food was good but nothing special. Afternoon tea included a nice local wine and just cheese, salami and crackers, cookies and left over morning pastries. Breakfast was good but we had a choice of country breakfast or omelet with potatoes and toast. I really expected something more than I would get at any diner. Maybe quiche or a breakfast casserole like we’ve had at other bed and breakfasts. The homemade jelly was delicious but they bring one tablespoon for every two people. Everyone this morning found that odd and very stingy based on the price we paid for our rooms. The staff was lovely but I really don’t think I will return.