Enjoy just a couple of rooms or rent the entire hotel! Centrally located in Beautiful Downtown Dorrington, this is the ideal place for your family reunion or a relaxing mountain vacation with friends. The secluded back deck overlooks a large meadow and a stunning backdrop of beautiful Pine trees. The ample size deck and the meadow are perfect spots for weddings, company retreats, birthday parties, etc. Located just steps away from the acclaimed Lube Room Saloon, this unique Historic Hotel has all of the amenities to enjoy a relaxing, quiet get-away.
The hotel sleeps up to 10 guests. The second floor has 5 bedrooms and 2 shared bathrooms. Each bedroom with its own unique personality and charm is furnished with beautiful antique pieces, charming decorations and comfortable queen size beds. The open floor plan on the first floor offers a comfortable sitting area with an antique fireplace, flat screen TV, free Wifi, a large dining table for larger groups with access for Caterers to an industrial kitchen and 2 restrooms. French doors open up to the back deck area with an amazing view of the mountains and a vast open meadow. You have access to the meadow for playing frisbee, throwing football, snowshoeing, etc.
Located within walking distance are scenic trails and fire roads with endless views for hiking , mountain biking, or cross country skiing in Calaveras Big Trees State Park. Great swimming at Whites Pines Lake in Arnold. Bring your canoe or kayak and paddle the crystal clear Utica, Spicer, and Alpine Lakes. Bear Valley Ski Resort, Bear Valley Cross Country Ski Resort and the Bear Valley Music Festival are 20 minutes up the hill on Highway 4. The hotel is 5 miles up from Arnold and about 15 miles from Murphys - a gold rush town known for their excellent wines and great restaurants.
The Stanislaus River is approximately five miles down the road. The day use area has picnic tables, barbecues and provides easy access into the river. Excellent place to have a picnic, fly fish or cool off with a nice swim.
Located close to wineries, lakes, rivers, golfing, caverns, Bear Valley Ski Resort and Stanislaus National Forest.
Guests will have access to the Big Trees Village Recreation Center with 2 swimming pools, tennis courts, picnic grounds and various rec center activities. And if you’re still looking for something else to do, you will also have access to the Sequoia Woods Country Club – a private 18-hole golf course nestled among evergreens with a great swimming pool and clubhouse.
We're happy to discuss details with you if you would like to consider using our hotel as your party venue.
If you need an additional room for extra guests, there's a cottage on the side of the hotel available to book under VRBO #816330.