Northern California’s premier inn is an enclave of four magnificent Victorians perched alongside Humboldt Bay in Old Town, Eureka. The luxurious accommodations at Carter House Inns and the sumptuous dining at its Restaurant 301 (considered among Northern California’s best restaurants) set and indulgent tone for a marvelous visit to the giant redwood forests, rugged Pacific beaches and the other wonders of Northern California’s Redwood Coast.
Our accommodations and service are unparalleled; our award-winning cuisine is prepared with local organic products and fresh herbs, greens, and vegetables harvested daily from the Inn’s extensive gardens.
The Inn also produces its own wine under the label Carter Cellars. Carter Cellars specializes in limited production cabernet sauvignons and merlots from some of the finest vineyards in Napa Valley, including the famous To Kalon vineyard in Oakville, California. With a recent 96-point rating from James Laube of Wine Spectator, Carter Cellars’ wines are quickly becoming cult classics.
Additionally veteran Napa winemaker, Nils Venge, teamed up with vintner Mark Carter, to open Napa Valley’s Envy Estate Winery. Specializing in estate wines including Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignons and Merlot, of which they have eleven acres planted. On premises is a beautiful tasting room which is open to the public every day from 11am to 4:30pm. With views of the world famous geyser, the Palisades, vineyards and mountains of Calistoga, California it is a lovely place to visit and enjoy tasting all the wines.
Be sure to check out our incredible food and wine lover’s packages, featuring romantic dining and accommodations in the heart of the Redwood Empire! Carter House offers Humboldt County’s finest accommodations, an outstanding full-service restaurant, an online wine shop, a wine club, and information about our wonderful region here at the heart of Redwood Country in Northern California.
Carter House is pet friendly. Please let us know when you are checking in if you are travelling with your dog. They will receive a special keepsake blanket and water bowl.
Of course, all room reservations include a complimentary wine pour and hors d’oeuvres each evening, turndown with chocolates (on request), tea and cookies around the fire and a full breakfast each morning. Enjoy your stay!