• "The hospitality & breakfasts were wonderful !"

    - Nic & Erica
  • "We had such a
    relaxing time"

    - Angela & William
  • Located just 20 minutes to
    Lassen Volcanic National Park

St. Bernard Lodge one of the closest hotels near Lassen Volcanic National Park

Escape to the Northern California wilderness at the historic St. Bernard Lodge, the perfect place to relax, unplug, and reconnect to the natural world that surrounds you. St. Bernard Lodge is located on ten gorgeous acres just outside the small town of Chester. The lodge is near Lassen Volcanic National Park, Lassen National Forest, Lake Almanor, the Pacific Crest Trail, and countless other outdoor treasures.

A beloved lodging stop for travelers since the 1920s, St. Bernard Lodge is a popular international destination for travelers from around the country and the globe. The rustic charm of our warm, knotty-pine interiors and quaint rooms make the St. Bernard Lodge the ideal choice for your back-to-nature escape when visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park or Lake Almanor. The hotel happens to be a great stop when traveling the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway between Crater Lake and Lassen Park.

Couples, families, groups, and individuals will feel at home at our warm, welcoming hotel with bed & breakfast amenities. Envision yourself relaxing in our tavern or outside on the patio with views of snow-capped mountains. St. Bernard Lodge is a unique Bed and Breakfast; not only do we provide a hearty breakfast, but arrangements can also be made for dinner or evening cocktails.

Our friendly and knowledgeable hotel staff is here to help with all trip planning stages, both before and during your stay. We are experts on the area and will do whatever we can to ensure your trip is smooth, memorable, and fun. Whether you come to explore the great outdoors or step away from the stresses of modern life, we are here to make sure your stay at St. Bernard Lodge is one you will never forget.

Why Stay With Us?

  • Free WiFi  
  • Free Parking/ parking available for trailers/boats
  • Central Air conditioning 
  • Full Breakfast served between 8 am – 9:30 am
  • Dinner available on site with advanced dinner reservation and order
  • Comphy Sheets
  • Robes
  • Convenient location for visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park

Conditions after the DIXIE FIRE

St. Bernard Lodge was very fortunate to have limited damage to our property.  The lodge is fine. We did have some damage to trees and out buildings.

Lassen Volcanic National Park had some damage.  Please visit their website for current updates as the season progresses.  For the 2023 season, the SE corner of Lassen Park is closed to traffic.

Lake Almanor will be fully open for the 2023 season.  Downtown Chester has a couple of new restaurants to enjoy and several new retail shops.

Visit Farmer’s Market at Chester Park on Thursday evenings from June to September.  Visit our events page for other special happenings.

If you would like specific details on current conditions, trails, and travel times between locations, please feel free to call the lodge directly.  530-258-3382

Area Driving and Hiking Guides


Changes Since COVID

 We are limiting guests to 14 or less guests at this time.

 The reservation system will not allow more than 2 guests to a room at this time, to make sure we are limiting the total number of guests on a given night.

If you wish to have additional guests in a room you must call the lodge for a reservation. There is an additional charge of 35 dollars for 3rd or 4th person in a room.

The reservation system is only accepting 2 night stays. If you need a one night stay please call the lodge directly 530-258-3382 and depending on availabilty we may be able to accommodate a one night booking.

If you need any additional information regarding current policies at the lodge or have general questions about the area please call.

Due to both limiting the number of guests in the lodge for your safety and comfort and drastic increase in food costs we have been forced to raise rooms rates.  We aplogize for this and hope you consider the value you are receiving with our full breakfast included with your stay.

Join us at our hotel near Lassen Volcanic National State Park

From Our Vacation Guide to Lassen National Park Blog

Location, Location, Location...

The lodge is a convenient location if you are planning on visiting more than one area of the park.  It is an easy 20-minute drive to the south west entrance, 15 minutes to Lake Almanor, one hour to Drakesbad, Juniper Lake or Cinder Cone.

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