Chester

ChesterChester is a charming town located on Highway 36 at the northern end of Lake Almanor, and offers a full range of amenities. Chester is known as the eastern gateway to Lassen Volcanic National Park. 

Shoppers can browse Main Street with its unique gift shops, galleries and eateries. Overnight visitors to Chester can choose from a wide range of motels, vacation rentals, bed and breakfast inns and campgrounds.

Annual arts shows, a century bike ride, a July 4th fireworks display, parade, fun run, and music festival and an annual Street Rod Extravaganza in September are among the special events that are featured each year in Chester. The town also hosts wine walks and outdoor concerts during the summer. For more information on the Chester area, you may visit the Chester/Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce.
  • Bed and Breakfast Inns

  • A St. Bernard Lodge
    44801 Highway 36 E
    Chester
    (530) 258-3382
    http://www.stbernardlodge.com


    10 miles west of Chester.

    Historic bed and breakfast accommodating guests since the early 1920's.  Strategically located on the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway between the SW entrance of Lassen Volcanic National Park and Lake Almanor.  All rooms upstairs, rooms may be booked individually or the entire lodge may be booked for groups of up to 20 guests.Central A/C. Open all year. Restaurant open with advanced reservations, picnic area, all rooms non-smoking.  Full breakfast included.

       Prices starting at $99.00                Check Availability                 

    Call for special winter rates for Jan. and Feb. 2017 when booking two or more rooms.  530-258-3382

  • Bidwell House B&B
    1 Main Street
    Chester
    (530) 258-3338
    http://www.bidwellhouse.com/


    14 distinctly different guest rooms. Enjoy gourmet coffee or special tea in the privacy of your room. Full breakfast featuring freshly baked breads, muffins, pastries and omeletes. Open all year. Wireless Internet access, TV, fireplace, all rooms nonsmoking, picnic area, credit cards ok. Be sure to ask about special getaway packages

    Average rates: $85 to $175/night

  • Cabins/Cottages/Resorts

  • Highlands Ranch Resort
    Highway 36, 22 miles west of Chester
    Mill Creek
    530-595-3388
    http://highlandsranchresort.com


    Seven newly built cottages each with private entrances, gas fireplaces, rustic chic furnishings, some units with private outdoor hot tubs and breathtaking views of meadows and mountains in all directions.
    Chef-prepared breakfast and superior service is included in your stay.


    Average rates: $509-$199/night.

  • Lassen Meadows Ranch
    Juniper Lake Rd
    Chester
    415-640-0404
    http://www.lassenmeadows.com/


    3 stunning cabins with lake view or meadow view
    one studio, one bedroom, one two bedroom
    two with full kitchens
    Perfect for weddings, reunions or group retreats
    Outdoor kitchen pavilion
    Private waters fly fishing
    Open June through October
    Average cabin rates: $150-$250/night

  • Guest Ranch

  • Drakesbad Guest Ranch
    End of Warner Valley Road
    Chester
    866-999-0914
    http://drakesbad.com

    In beautiful Lassen Volcanic National Park

    19 rustic cabins-most without electricity,
    hiking, horseback riding, fly-fishing, restaurant, natural hot spring pool, massage service, credit cards ok.
    Closed October-May

    $169-189/night per person, includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Hotels/Motels

  • A St. Bernard Lodge
    44801 Highway 36 E
    Chester
    (530) 258-3382
    http://www.stbernardlodge.com


    10 miles west of Chester.

    Historic bed and breakfast accommodating guests since the early 1920's.  Strategically located on the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway between the SW entrance of Lassen Volcanic National Park and Lake Almanor.  All rooms upstairs, rooms may be booked individually or the entire lodge may be booked for groups of up to 20 guests.Central A/C. Open all year. Restaurant open with advanced reservations, picnic area, all rooms non-smoking.  Full breakfast included.

       Prices starting at $99.00                Check Availability                 

    Call for special winter rates for Jan. and Feb. 2017 when booking two or more rooms.  530-258-3382

  • Antlers Motel
    268 Main Street
    Chester
    (530) 258-2722
    http://www.antlersmotel.com


    20 rooms, open all year,
    TV, fireplace, phones in rooms,
    picnic area, credit cards ok,
    internet access, A/C,
    all rooms nonsmoking.
    fridges, microwaves available.

    Average rates: $87/night

  • Best Western Rose Quartz Inn
    306 Main Street
    Chester
    (530) 258-2002
    http://www.rosequartzinn.com/


    65 rooms, open all year, pets ok with fee, phones in room, picnic area, spa, credit cards ok. A/C, all rooms non-smoking. Microwaves, fridge available. Continental Breakfast served.

    Average rates: $89 to $179/night

  • Cedar Lodge Motel
    Junction Hwy 36 & Hwy 89
    Chester
    (530) 258-2904
    http://www.cedarlodgefun.com/

    Just west of Chester 

    13 rooms, open all year, kitchens, phones in rooms, credit cards ok, picnic area, TV, all rooms nonsmoking, fridge, microwave

    BBQ's available, Free WiFi and coffee 

    Average rates: $60 to $110/night

  • Pet Friendly

  • Best Western Rose Quartz Inn
    306 Main Street
    Chester
    (530) 258-2002
    http://www.rosequartzinn.com/


    65 rooms, open all year, pets ok with fee, phones in room, picnic area, spa, credit cards ok. A/C, all rooms non-smoking. Microwaves, fridge available. Continental Breakfast served.

    Average rates: $89 to $179/night

  • Lassen Meadows Ranch
    Juniper Lake Rd
    Chester
    415-640-0404
    http://www.lassenmeadows.com/


    3 stunning cabins with lake view or meadow view
    one studio, one bedroom, one two bedroom
    two with full kitchens
    Perfect for weddings, reunions or group retreats
    Outdoor kitchen pavilion
    Private waters fly fishing
    Open June through October
    Average cabin rates: $150-$250/night

  • The Stover House
    167 Stover Road
    Chester
    530-518-8959
    http://www.chestervacation.com/


    2 blocks off Main Street/Hwy 36
    Sleeps 9 persons, 2 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, fireplace stove, dogs ok, running stream, walking distance to shopping and dining
    Just remodeled and decorated. Open all year
    Average rates: $150/night to $900/weekly

  • Vacation Rentals

  • Cinnamon Teal Inn
    227 Feather River Drive
    Chester
    530-258-3993
    http://www.cinnamontealinn.net/

    Rent your own private inn and/or cottage, just steps away from the beautiful Feather River and in close proximity to Lake Almanor.
    Up to four bedrooms, kitchen facilities and barbecues available, picnic area. Open all year, credit cards ok, minimum stay in season, nonsmoking.

    Call for rates.

  • Lassen Meadows Ranch
    Juniper Lake Rd
    Chester
    415-640-0404
    http://www.lassenmeadows.com/


    3 stunning cabins with lake view or meadow view
    one studio, one bedroom, one two bedroom
    two with full kitchens
    Perfect for weddings, reunions or group retreats
    Outdoor kitchen pavilion
    Private waters fly fishing
    Open June through October
    Average cabin rates: $150-$250/night

  • The Stover House
    167 Stover Road
    Chester
    530-518-8959
    http://www.chestervacation.com/


    2 blocks off Main Street/Hwy 36
    Sleeps 9 persons, 2 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, fireplace stove, dogs ok, running stream, walking distance to shopping and dining
    Just remodeled and decorated. Open all year
    Average rates: $150/night to $900/weekly


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