400 Berding St, Ferndale, CA 95536-1380, USA    
(855) 786-4001, (707) 786-4000
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- $425

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Circa 1894. Elegant romance and storybook luxury can be found at this opulent Victorian inn. Eastlake and Queen Anne styles were uniquely combined to create a significant architectural landmark, well known to photographers. Guest rooms are richly decorated with antique furnishings, goose down comforters, and embroidered bath robes. You can each have your own claw foot tub in the glamorous blue and gold-toned Fountain Suite or choose the Rose Suite where the water will never grow cold when you bathe beside the fireplace. Another choice offers the opportunity to fill your dreams with the serene images from the murals in the Veneto. The breakfast table is laden with artfully displayed spicy eggs and cheese soufflé or stuffed French toast made with regional ingredients. Explore Ferndale then recount your adventures over wine, tea, pastries, and hors d’oeuvres each afternoon. The romantic inn offers meticulously maintained gardens with statues, fountains, and shaped hedges. Experience the Gingerbread Mansion with friends or family and receive a discount when at least three separate rooms are booked.

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$165 to $425

Off Season: $155 to $395

Payment Types Accepted Include Visa, Personal Checks, Discover, American Express and Master Card.

    • Breakfast
    • Afternoon Tea


This property has 11 total guest accommodations with private bath, 5 with fireplaces, 8 with hot tubs, 5 suites. The types of beds available include Twin, Queen and King.

  • Turn-Down Service

Business Traveler Amenities

  • FAX On-site
  • Flexible Cancellation
  • Flexible Check in/out Times
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Television
  • Wireless Internet Access

Events Hosted

    • Family Reunions
    • Weddings
    • Honeymoons
    • Romantic Getaways
    • Meetings



Liquor License

    • Beer & Wine

Romantic Interest

Fireplaces and clawfoot tubs, formal English gardens.

What's Green About Your Inn

We hold a green leader badge from Tripadvisor. We recycle, use energy saving appliances. Tankless water heater.

Innkeepers Association Memberships


Describe Garden and Grounds

English Garden.

Reservation/Cancellation Policies:

Children Restrictions

Children older than 10 years are welcome.


If cancellation is made fewer than seven days prior to arrival date, the prepayment is nonrefundable. If cancellation is made prior to the seven days, there is a ten dollar service charge on all cancellations, per room per night. We do not take reservations with children under the age of ten.


3:00 / 11:00


Smoke Free Property and Outside Only.

Other Activities

    • Museums
    • Live Theater
    • Hiking
    • Beaches
    • Art Galleries
    • Antiquing
    • Parks
    • Shopping (Local Crafts)
    • Wineries

Historic Interest

Victorian shops and galleries along Main Street, The Ferndale Museum, wilderness park and bird sanctuary (one-half mile).

Historic Awards:

  • National Register (Granted)
  • State Historical Site (Granted)

Historic Memberships:

  • National Trust

Nearby College/University

Humboldt State University

Get a Free Night at this inn

The dates this property will honor the certificate are Sunday-Thursday in King Rooms only, subject to availability. Not valid in August.

- One Night Free: This property is featured as participating in the iLoveinns.com Buy-One-Night-Get-One-Night-Free program.

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My perfect romantic wedding day

I can't possibly explain how fantastic the Gingerbread Mansion is! The owners were so helpful and enthusiastic in helping my husband and I have a last minute elopement that could not have gone better if I had planned for a year! The inn is richly decorated, with exquisite detail taken and guests are lavished with every comfort in mind. There is something truly wonderful about walking into an inn that not only takes care of every need you may have with grace and ease, but really shines with the attention of people who have shown it real love and care. We have memories to last a lifetime from this extraordinary place-thank you Gingerbread Mansion for the best day of my life!
Carmen Hirkala
Carmichael, CA

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Very Charming

Absolutely the most charming, friendly and delightful place we have ever stayed.

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