Dunbar House Bed & Breakfast Inn

Dunbar House Bed & Breakfast Inn

271 Jones street
Murphys, CA 95247
United States
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Average rate/night $211.3
Check Availability *Rooms starting at 199.00

Building Timeless Memories with Quiet Elegance.

     Located in the Gold Country of Calaveras County's Sierra foothills, our historic B&B in Muprhys, CA is a grand Victorian home built in 1880.  If you are looking for relaxation, comfort, and ease, Dunbar House Bed & Breakfast Inn in Murphys, California offers casual elegance and secluded privacy. Strolling through our peaceful, century-old rose garden will bring you back to a time when couples enjoyed life's simple pleasures together. Enjoy sitting on our wrap-around porch watching the world go by, lie in the hammock in the garden reading a good book, or sit on a bench next the fountain observing our little feathered bird friends. Come to Dunbar House Bed & Breakfast Inn and experience the luxury and charm!


  • Inn Amenities Refine Search: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Wine/Spirits available


Your Stay with Us in California’s Gold Country

Terms and Conditions for Dunbar House Bed and Breakfast Inn


All reservations are taken with a 50% deposit at the time of the booking.


Prior to 72 hours of your reservation, cancellations will be accepted with a $20.00 processing fee. All other cancellations less than 72 hours will result in the forfeiture of the deposit unless the room can be rebooked.

Check in and Check out

Check-in time is from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.; check-out time is 11:00 a.m. Early or late arrivals/departures are possible with advanced notice. Early check-in is not before 1:00 p.m. If arriving later than 7:00 p.m., kindly advise us and we will provide you with our late check-in process.

Damages and Replacement Fees

Damage to the property, including but not limited to guest rooms, fixtures, furnishings, artwork, décor or bed linens, will result in a fee for replacement value or necessary cleaning. This fee will be charged to the credit card on file.


The house and grounds are open to our guests only, ensuring the ultimate in privacy.


We are NOT a pet-friendly property.


A maximum of two individuals is allowed in each guestroom.

We do not offer rollaway or inflatable beds.


The Dunbar House is an intimate, romantic and private haven and we are unable to accommodate children.

Smoking is NOT ALLOWED on the property, including guest rooms, balconies, and porches. A $250.00 fee will be applied for the cleaning of a room if smoking occurs in the room or on the balcony or porch.

  • Pet Friendly: No
  • Smoking Policy: Smoke-Free
  • Family Friendly: No

Food & Wine

As a guest of the Dunbar House Bed & Breakfast Inn, you will enjoy waking to the wonderful aromas promising an unforgettable breakfast. Served from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. each day, a main entrée, fresh-baked goods, fresh fruit, juice and coffee greet you in the main dining room. Breakfast is a great time to meet and greet the other guests staying in the home or catch up with those you meet earlier in your stay. Enjoy sharing stories and maybe enlighten others to the treasures you have unearthed during your visit to Murphys, all from breaking gourmet bread with a stranger. You may make a friendship that lasts a lifetime. You are also welcome to take your breakfast outdoors to enjoy in our beautiful garden area.

*If you have any dietary restrictions that we need to be aware of, please call ahead.

  • Meals Offered: Breakfast
  • Breakfast: Complimentary
  • Breakfast Seating: Communal, Set Times
  • Breakfast Service: Full
  • Complimentary Breakfast: Yes
  • Offered Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee/Tea
  • Alcohol Permits: Beer, Wine
  • Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Rooms & Suites

Unlike any other boutique property in or around Murphys, CA The Dunbar House Bed & Breakfast Inn offers complete privacy, a comfortable place to gather for family and friends. Make our home your home for a romantic getaway, a relaxing evening for a weary traveler or a well-needed getaway trip.

Our lodging accommodations are fully climate controlled with central heat and air. Each private room has an en-suite bath, where you can immerse yourself in a beautiful claw-foot tub. Desire a Jacuzzi tub? They are available in our Cedar or Sequoia Suites. In each room, we offer luxurious cotton bed linens and cozy down comforters, oversized bath towels, a gas fireplace, Direct TV television, wireless Internet, a direct dial telephone, comfortable seating and a quaint dining table. Enjoy a cup of steaming hot coffee, tea or hot chocolate in your room from the Keurig Coffee Machine provided. Other amenities also include a make-up mirror, hair dryer, iron and ironing board and herbal toiletries. Each unique room provides its own zest of warmth and ambiance.

Whole House Rental

If you are looking for a place to gather with business associates, family or friends, you can rent the entire estate. The Dunbar House Bed & Breakfast Inn is the perfect location to host special events: small business or corporate retreats, family and friend reunions, small bridal party getaway weekends, and club or group events.

  • Accommodations: Suites
  • # Rooms: 6
  • Beds: Queen, King
  • Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Antique Furnishings, Bathrobes, Fireplaces, Hair dryers, Private Deck, Refrigerators, Telephones, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi, Alarm Clocks, Turndown Service
  • Entertainment: Cable TV , iPod Docking Stations, Video Library
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Guest Services

Our bed & breakfast offers 6 unique rooms, all with modern conveniences while maintaining an “Old World” ambiance. The lush gardens may be enjoyed from the balcony of your private room or from the first-floor wrap-around porch where comfortable seating is available. A game of backgammon or checkers anyone?

A gourmet breakfast offering several options is served daily in the main dining room. Located in the heart of downtown Murphys, the Dunbar House Bed & Breakfast Inn is a few short steps away from a large selection of unique shops, local award-winning vineyards, wine tasting and an eclectic variety of restaurants. Stroll through the park and enjoy the sound of Murphys Creek. Enjoy a day of golf, hiking, fishing, water sports, cavern exploration, skiing, visit Calaveras Big Trees or Columbia State Park and much more, just a short drive away.

We hope to host you as our guest soon.

  • Internet Services: Wireless, Complimentary
  • Corporate Rates: Yes
  • Front Desk/Security: Business Hours
  • Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, GLBT Friendly, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits available
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Location Type

  • Location Type: Mountains, Small Town/Village

Weddings & Events

Our Event Venue in Northern California

Under Construction – quite literally, we are currently constructing our event & wedding venue in Murphys, CA and hope to have it complete and up and running in just a few short months. We will be able to host Small Business and Corporate Events, Retreats, Holiday Parties, Bridal and Baby Showers, Landmark Birthday Parties, Anniversary or Retirement Parties.

Please, check back soon for more information. Contact us at 209-728-8933 to discuss your needs, and we will do our best to accommodate your needs based on what we may currently have available.

  • Weddings & Events Capacity: 50-99
  • Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopement
  • Wedding Services & Amenities: Wedding Planner, Florist
  • Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Outdoor
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Business Travel & Events

  • Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor
  • Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering
  • Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social