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Shelburne Inn & China Beach Retreat

4415 Pacific Way
P.O. Box 250
Seaview, WA 98644

Toll-free 800-INN-1896

Phone 360-642-2442

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The Shelburne Inn, Restaurant & Pub is a bed and breakfast on the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington. The inn was established in 1896 as a retreat for visitors from Portland, Oregon, and has operated continuously since then. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and is the oldest continuously operating hotel in the State of Washington. Both the inn and the surrounding area have a timeless appeal [about the area]. Modern amenities, art and comforts have been added to the inn while honoring its heritage.

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Coastal, Small Town/Village

Onsite, 24 hr

  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Gardens on Property
  • Business Center
  • GLBT Friendly
  • National Historic Registry


Outside Only


Wireless, Complimentary


The Shelburne Inn and China Beach Retreat each offer a unique guest experience. All rooms feature a mix of antique furnishings and modern comforts and amenities, including free wireless Internet. Enjoy freshly baked cookies upon arrival. Of course, a gourmet breakfast is complimentary with a room and it is served daily from 8 to 10 am at the Shelburne Restaurant.

  • Cottages
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites

Twin, Double , Queen


Full ADA

  • Antique Furnishings
  • Hairdryers
  • Private Deck
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Ironing Boards

More about our rooms

The Shelburne Restaurant & Pub offers a long-standing Pacific Northwest tradition that was established in 1896. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are offered here with genuine, warm hospitality. Artisan breads and desserts are made by hand on premise. Our wine list received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for 2014. We have 6 microbrews on tap and our menus change with the frequency of what is fresh and available. 'Authentic' is a word our guests often use to describe both the decor and the cuisine, as the inn retains the charm of yesteryear, just as it provides modern comforts.
Our Chefs' food styling is based in tradition, with a a skilled sensibility for innovation. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner and choose from the elegant dining room, stained glass Inglenook or the cozy pub, each with its unique ambience. Check out our website to find out when live music is on the calendar.



Individual Tables


Beer, Wine, Spirits

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Special Diets Accommodated
  • Vegetarian Options

  • Afternoon Tea/Refreshments
  • Early Coffee/Tea
  • Evening Cocktails
  • Evening Hors d'oeuvres
  • Room Service



Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

More about dining at our inn

  • Antique Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Beaches
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking/Nature Trails
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Rivers/Lakes
  • Shopping
  • State/National Parks
  • Whale Watching

More on what to do at our inn

The Shelburne Inn and China Beach Retreat are pleased to offer outstanding facilities for small group meetings and retreats. A meeting package will be designed around the individual needs of your group to ensure your stay is both enjoyable and productive. Meeting space for groups of up to 30 people is available. Meals can be catered by the Shelburne Restaurant at either location. Located on  the Long Beach Peninsula with 28 miles of sleepy villages, lush forests, tidewater marshes and sandy beaches, two light houses , Cape Disappointment State Park, the Discovery Trail and world class museums and galleries, the Inn offers the perfect opportunity for your next retreat.

  • Business
  • Family Reunion
  • Social

  • Onsite Catering


The Shelburne Inn and China Beach Retreat are perfect locations for intimate weddings and receptions. The Shelburne Restaurant can cater the reception at either venue. We have hosted many weddings and receptions over the years and couples often return again and again for the anniversaries.

  • Ceremony
  • Receptions
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Bridal Luncheon

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor


More about our weddings services

Asian Sausage Rolls Appetizer

Think football nights.

Cocoa Christmas Cookies

These cookies will be a great addition to your holiday cookie assortment.

Holiday Gingerbread for Houses and Cut-Outs

This recipe makes the perfect gingerbread for your gingerbread house or men!