After a day of exploration, return to the Inn for afternoon tea and treats and a hot soak in your clawfoot tub. Later, stroll to town for a candlelight dinner at one of Ferndale's fine restaurants. Finish with an evening of theatre, or wander back to the Inn to relax with a book in one of our beautifully decorated parlors. Or just sit by the warmth of the fire and enjoy the peaceful ambiance of the Shaw House Inn.

We provide many extras to help make your stay enjoyable. They include:

  • All rooms have beautiful private baths
  • Serta perfect sleeper mattresses with Memory Foam toppers
  • Two suites with fireplaces
  • Hair Dryers and Magnifying Make Up Mirrors in every room
  • In-room DVD players with wide selection of current DVD's
  • Full hot breakfast w/fresh ground gourmet coffee & daily baked scones
  • The daily San Francisco Chronicle plus local newspapers
  • Tea is always available. We offer Gypsy Tea and Republic Tea selections.
  • Wine and local cheeses are served in the late afternoon
  • Gift Shop specializing in Hand Knits for People and Pets
  • Guest game table
  • Intimate reading areas
  • Private garden areas
  • Horseshoes
  • Gift certificates
  • Free off street parking
  • Non-smoking environment (Please note: there is a $500 charge for non-compliance)
  • Small pets considered (Please note: there is a $500 fee for any damage caused by a pet and a $200 fee for failure to immediately clean up pet waste)
  • Wireless Internet access

The following can be arranged by your host:

  • Planning day trips
  • Horseback day trips
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Guided fly fishing trips
  • Day boat trips on the Eel River
  • Bay cruises
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Golfing
  • Theatre tickets


For the traveler with extra storage needs:

  • A locked three-car garage is offered to guests for storing Motorcycles, Bicycles, Canoes, Etc.

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Shaw House Inn
P.O. Box 1369
703 Main Street
Ferndale, CA 95536
Directions to Shaw House

Phone: (707) 786-9958