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Hotel Carter

Reggae on the River

This 23-room hotel is where guests can find our reception area & Restaurant 301. Modeled after…

Carter House

Reggae on the River

The cornerstone of our property features 5 bedrooms, an open parlor & full kitchen. The Carter…

Carter Cottage

Reggae on the River

The Carter Cottage is our finest accommodation all to itself! This renovated cottage opens to a…

Bell Cottage

Reggae on the River

The Bell Cottage in Eureka features 3 gracious rooms, each with their own private bath and…

Annie’s House

Reggae on the River

Annie’s House is our latest edition to the Carter House Inns. This gorgeous late 1800s Italianate…

Carter House Inns Packages

Add any of these packages to your stay at the Carter House Inns family with your…

Carter House Inns & Restaurant 301

Carter House Inns provides you with premier hotel accommodations when staying in California’s beautiful Humboldt County. Located in the historic district of Old Town Eureka, guests have the choice of staying in any of our five luxurious Victorian buildings. Many find that our rooms set an indulgent tone for a visit to nearby redwood groves, rugged Pacific beaches and the historic sites of Northern California’s Redwood Coast. We offer everything from quaint queen bedrooms to spacious private cottages with amenities available such as dog-friendly accommodations, in-room fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs and stunning views of the nearby Humboldt Bay Harbor and Carson Mansion.

All of our reservations include a glass of wine after check-in as well as a hot breakfast provided in our award-winning Restaurant 301. Each day in our lobby we provide complimentary hors d’oeuvres in the afternoon and tea & cookies in the evening.

Our Restaurant 301 is known across Northern California for providing a unique culinary experience paired with an award-winning wine list. Our chefs prepare all of our dishes with fresh ingredients sourced from local purveyors and harvested daily from our on-site Carter Gardens. Restaurant 301 is open year-round and can be found on the main floor of our Hotel Carter building, offering dinner service each evening between 5 and 8:30 pm.

exciting events


Reggae on the River

Every year thousands of people come to Humboldt County to attend Reggae on the River, a 3-day festival of performances from the most renowned Reggae artists in the world. Reggae on the River has been a Humboldt County pastime for 30 years and counting.


Avenue of the Giants Marathon

For over 42 years, runners have come from all over the country gather on the first Sunday of May annually to run one of the most beautiful Marathons, half-marathons, and 10ks in the world at the Avenue of the Giants Marathon!

Award Winning On-Site Dining

For over ten years, Restaurant 301 has held the distinguished Wine Spectator Grand Award, the only Grand Award between San Francisco and Seattle. This prestigious honor is bestowed upon only 74 other restaurants in the world. See our menus or Reserve a table now!