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Carriage House Inn

Bed and Breakfast

Located along the Downie River in the historic community of Downieville, the Carriage House Inn is located in the center of this quiet gold rush town. Within walking distance to the museum, courthouse, restaurants, Yuba Theater, and mountain bilke shuttles, the inn features comfortable rooms and beautiful decks overlooking the Downie River.

The way it was is the way it still is in Downieville. Nestled in a forested canyon at 2,950 feet, picturesque and historic Downieville is a true relic of the California Gold Rush where life carries on much as it did a century ago. The Carriage House Inn building was built in 1938, replacing an earlier building on the site destroyed by the great flood of 1937. The building has served as the town post office, library, beauty shop, schoolroom, and burger joint before being remodeled as the Carriage House Inn in 1999 by the present owners.

The inn loves mountain biking and offers safe bicycle storage. Shuttle service to mountain bike trails can be arranged. Call Yuba Expedition 530-289-3012 or

Carriage House Inn Commercial Street view – Lee Adams

Bed and Breakfast Style

Continental breakfast starts with the best fresh ground coffee beans in the county, along with breakfast breads, oatmeal, bagels, juice, tea or hot cocoa. The inn can accommodate group retreats, family gatherings and small intimate weddings. Verizon cell service and free WI-FI services the inn and grounds.

Locally or Family Owned Business Notes

The Carriage House Inn is locally owned and managed by your hosts, John and Liz Luster.

Pet Friendly Notes

Small pets up to 25 pounds are welcome with a $15 nighly charge.


Seasons Open

Open year round


Range of Rates

$90-175 a night


Locally or Family-Owned Business


Breakfast Style Served

Continental Breakfast

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