Gingerbread Mansion Inn

400 Berding Street P.o. Box 1380, Ferndale, California 95536
Innkeeper(s): Harry
  • The Gingerbread Mansion

    The Gingerbread Mansion

  • Empire Suite, Your Personal Palace

    Empire Suite, Your Personal Palace

  • Parlor

    Parlor

 

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction

    A 2014 AAA Four Diamond Bed and Breakfast!

    Well known as one of Northern California’s most photographed inns, the Gingerbread Mansion is the pinnacle of 19th century elegance. Furnished with antiques, our eleven guestrooms are unique in decor and size. Included in our rates are afternoon tea and wine served with pastries and hors d’oeuvres, full breakfast of homemade delights, an early morning tray of coffee in your room and many “little extras” to make your stay ever so memorable.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Linda Elderkin for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Besides offering luxury and comfort, The Gingerbread Mansion offers beauty. Also, our Innkeeper is very accommodating.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    The Gingerbread Mansion is a landmark. Its historic, Queen Anne style architecture has made it one of the most photographed inns of North America. The level of craftsmanship is beyond that of its counterparts, a unique characteristic recognized by many. What we, the owners, love about our inn is the air of Victorian warmth which was long forgotten but now available to everyone.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    The Gingerbread Mansion is located in the heart of Ferndale. Ferndale is a world of its own. Its people know and appreciate the value of nature. The natural redwood habitat remains undisturbed and well-preserved, making it an ideal location for outdoor activities. The city boasts unique shops, displaying antiques, handmade trinkets, and clothing. Ferndale is also culturally rich. Museums, preserved landmarks, and live theaters are available to the public.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    "Best bed and breakfast ever!"

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The Lost Coast is seldom enjoyed by tourists. Also, a short drive away, wineries, art galleries, and golf courses are available for the guest's enjoyment.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    All of the above.
    The natural redwood habitat remains undisturbed and well-preserved, making it an ideal location for outdoor activities. The city boasts unique shops, displaying antiques, handmade trinkets, and clothing. Ferndale is also culturally rich. Museums, preserved landmarks, and live theaters are available to the public. The Lost Coast is seldom enjoyed by tourists. Also, a short drive away, wineries, art galleries, and golf courses are available for the guest's enjoyment.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    The natural redwood habitat remains undisturbed and well-preserved, making it an ideal location for outdoor activities. The city boasts unique shops, displaying antiques, handmade trinkets, and clothing. Ferndale is also culturally rich. Museums, preserved landmarks, and live theaters are available to the public. The Lost Coast is seldom enjoyed by tourists. Also, a short drive away, wineries, art galleries, and golf courses are available for the guest's enjoyment.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    The Ivanhoe, VI Restaurant

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Red wood Coast map & guide
    HCCVB

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 11 rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    No pets allowed. Myrtle Avenue Pet Center is located at 2725 Hubbard Lane Eureka CA 707-443-3171. There is also North Bank Kennels located at 5601 Heindon Rd., Arcata, CA. 707-822-5143.