Gingerbread Mansion Inn

Victorian Enchantment that Captivates the Heart.


Victorian Enchantment that Captivates the Heart.

Gingerbread Mansion Exterior
Gingerbread Mansion Bedroom
Gingerbread Mansion Parlor
Gingerbread Mansion- wedding couple

The Basics


The Gingerbread Mansion Inn celebrates the romance of the High Victorian Era, with 11 unique rooms. Located in the heart of historic town Ferndale, the inn is nestled between the magnificent Lost Coast and the breathtaking Redwoods of Northern California. A truly unique way to experience nature's charm in luxurious accommodations. Create beautiful memories with our renowned hospitality, gourmet breakfast, and afternoon High Tea.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-Free
  • Adult Only
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Fireplaces
  • Full House Rental
  • Weddings/Events

In the Know

  • Check out a live show at Ferndale Reparatory Theatre
  • Catch a live music performance at The Old Steeple
  • Shop the treasures at Golden Gate Mercantile
  • Take a step back in time at Ferndale Museum

Stay for the Story

The Gingerbread Mansion and its connection to Ferndale form a love affair that spans more than a century. Originally a hospital in 1893, this architectural gem is a treasure trove of hand-painted tiles and Victorian-era antiques.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy wood fired culinary delights at Angelina Wood Fired Kitchen

Enjoy made to order picnic baskets, filled with mouthwatering sweet and savory bites.

Try the creatively prepared fresh fish, Portuguese paella, baby back ribs, juicy ribeye steak and much at VI Restaurant

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Explore the Avenue of the Giants and take in the tallest trees on Earth
Hike through coastal habitats at Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Hike the secret stretch of the Lost Coast

Guest Reviews

Love the town. The houses, shops and hotels all really nice! Always worth a visit… The Gingerbread Mansion is so beautiful and they serve an afternoon ‘Tea’ with wine and Tea and delicious bites both savory and sweet….included with your stay. Also included is a full breakfast in a lovely dining room. The rooms not occupied were open to guests to walk through. So much history preserved throughout the...See More

- Ann and Tim

Place was beautiful and the Victorian theme enjoyers would love it. From floor to ceiling the entire place was just gorgeous. For someone like me from a small town middle class neighborhood, I almost felt like I was not welcome to touch anything, despite there not being many restrictions placed or any rude comments. Overall a very luxury place to stay, and I'd recommend it to anyone willing to...See More

- Roulette

This hotel was unbelievable! The whole hotel was immaculate. Every room was beautifully designed and everything felt very high quality. The staff were so welcoming and friendly. It made our trip very special. The breakfast was delicious and freshly made. If you're visiting Ferndale (which is an absolute must if you're in the area!), you have to stay here. By far the best place my fiancée and I have...See More

- John Roberts

Wonderful! When we found out Ferndale and Eureka had these well kept Victorian B and B’s we knew where we would be staying when we visited the Redwoods. Ultimately we decided on the Gingerbread Mansion based on reviews, the safety of Ferndale, and the themed rooms. We stayed in the Veneta which boasted amazing mural paintings and nice views of the surroundings. The entire place was immaculately kept. The...See More

- Mychal Nitta

We visited end of May-early June 2023, literally just got home. The staff are so very sweet and focused on providing the "you're home" feeling. Other than no chores.. They altered and offered a diet specific offering for me. And I wasn't the Birthday person. From the owner all the way through the entire staff were a 10. We met some folks from Florida and So Cal. As for...See More

- Terry Rowland

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 11

Room Amenities: Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Rollaway Available, Turndown Service, Antique Furnishings

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

Family Friendly: Welcomes children over the age of 12

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Limited to Overnight Guests

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Evening Hors d'oeuvres, Picnics Available, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: 24 Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Business Center, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, Spa Service, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremonies

Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Mountains, Small Town/Village