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St. Bernard Lodge

Bed and Breakfast

Originally a stage rest stop called Deer Creek Cafe, the St. Bernard Lodge is a bed and breakfast lodge with inn-like qualities and amenities located next to Lassen Volcanic National Park in the heart of Northern California, 10 miles west of Chester/Lake Almanor on Highway 36. This scenic year-round highway is the dividing line of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges. St. Bernard Lodge is on the south side of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway.

St. Bernard Lodge has been accommodating guests at this location since 1929. It is one of the favorite places to stay when visiting nearby Lassen Volcanic National Park and Lake Almanor. St Bernard lodge has hosted guests from regions across the United States and Europe. Moreover, the Lodge is centrally located on the National Park circuit, and is a very popular bed and breakfast for those traveling from Crater Lake National Park, Yosemite National Park, or Redwood National Park.

The hiker will appreciate Lassen Volcanic National Park nearby with over 150 miles of trails, lakes, waterfalls and the Lassen Peak plug dome. There are 100's of more miles of hiking in the Lassen National Forest.

Nightly or weekly horse boarding is available to our equestrian friends and guests. Miles of pristine riding trails are accessible from our Lodge. Additionally, the Pacific Crest Trail, which runs from Mexico to Canada, is just over a mile away from our Lodge.

During the snow season, cross country and snowmobile trails are also accessible.

St. Bernard Lodge

ADA Accessibility Notes

ADA Accessible

Bed and Breakfast Style

As you ascend the staircase to the second floor of our bed and breakfast inn, you experience a sensation of stepping back in time a century or so, reminiscent of a simpler, unhurried era. The feeling of old world charm is prevalent in each of our vintage continental style rooms. The second floor offers 7 rooms and can sleep up to 20 guests. The picturesque hallway is adorned with vintage artwork and a mural sized picture of St. Bernard. The rustic warmth of knotty pine interiors and turn of the century decor will endear you to the charm of St. Bernard Lodge as so many others have enjoyed over the years. A favorite spot to relax is the deck overlooking the trout pond.

If you're traveling with a group of friends, colleagues or family members or are searching for that perfectly quaint, back-to-nature, non-hotel experience for family reunions, friendly get-togethers, club or organization meetings or any other type of special event, our vacation rental plan will suit you perfectly. We offer very affordable group rates for lodging on the upstairs floor as well as affordable meal rates that include the convenience of meal planning, preparation and cooking.

Come hide away at our truly distinctive bed and breakfast lodge and inn!

Pet Friendly Notes

Horse boarding available. Please call for information.


Seasons Open



Range of Rates

$102.00 per night for two guests


Locally or Family-Owned Business


Breakfast Style Served

Full and Hearty Breakfast

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