4.5
Very Good 251 Reviews
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Amenities

  •  Free WiFi
  •  Parking On Site
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Overview

Location

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.

Rooms

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

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 251 Reviews
Loved this place!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this place and am definitely coming back!

My husband and I came across this B&B a year ago during our visit to Eureka and booked it the second we got home for the following year for our anniversary. We stayed in the Empire Suite, what a suite! It was huge and so cute! Like an attic but on a main floor on the 3rd floor (heads up- no elevator). We actually took time to enjoy our room and had a lazy morning. Note that you can have your breakfast delivered to this room only - but we enjoyed visiting with other guests downstairs.

Loved how accessible the ADA compliant room is! So they leave all the unused rooms open so you can view them to see what other rooms you can book for the next time, which was great!

Food / Fridge - was so delicious and the amounts are generous! They also have a fridge you can use if you need, downstairs. Our room was the only room to have a fridge, but we felt it wasn't cold enough so we used the downstairs one.

Afternoon Tea/Wine/Appetizers - loved this! I don't normally get to enjoy this when a property offers it but we loved all the options they provided and all the fireplaces we could enjoy with it!

Town - super friendly and love to talk about their shops and tid bits about "The Majestic" movie shooting locations.

CON - 1 star knocked off as our pillows were pretty uncomfortable - all 4 pillows were super thick making it hard to get comfortable. The extra pillows in the closet were the same as on the bed but we never did ask during our stay if they had anything thinner. It's definitely not a firm bed and I can see why folks feel they need refreshed - they probably should be replaced soon.

A taste of home
Reviewed 1 month ago

Loved our two night stay here. When we arrived we were given a tour of the rooms, told about the history of the house, then upgraded to the Strawberry room for free, which was totally unexpected.

It's a really old building, so expect things like creaky floorboards, water you have to run a while to heat up and things like that.

Attention to detail was spot on, decor stunning and our bed was so high it had steps going up to it.

The food was amazing. All home cooked and baked. Don't know what they put in the jam, but it was gorgeous and the chef gave us some really good recommendations for places to see in the area.

Highly recommend if you want to experience a bit of history and get really well looked after too.

Elegance of a bygone era
Reviewed 1 month ago

We spent one night in an accessible room that was lovely with a large bathroom; claw foot tub, large open shower and room to roll in and out in a wheelchair. The mansion is as elegant as I hoped and the honeymoon suite is amazing. Breakfast was very good and they serve a simple afternoon tea with wine and a few pastries. Another bucket list item achieved. I recommend the Victorian Inn for meals.
PS We enjoyed meeting and speaking with others at the Inn something you don't do at a hotel.

Bed and Breakfast
Reviewed 4 months ago

A great place, staff super friendly, very nice house quiet and welcoming, breakfast was cooked fresh and served in our room. The wine and nibbles ( great homemade treats) in the afternoon was a great touch and thoroughly enjoyed. Would definitely recommend this place to stay and we will be coming back.

almost great
Reviewed 7 months ago

so why only rate it as average if I think it's almost great? The bed! So uncomfortable!
If this place is 100 years old so is the mattress we slept on.
Aside from that, this is a great spot; one block from a cool, quaint downtown with neat shops and good restaurants.
well maintained property (except the mattress)
Breakfast was excellent.
Staff is friendly and attentive.
Wish I could say I'd come back but I can't until they tell me the mattresses are replaced.