The Best Hotels to Book Near Lake Oroville, California

Experience the peace and quiet of the great outdoors with a stay around Lake Oroville
Experience the peace and quiet of the great outdoors with a stay around Lake Oroville | Courtesy of Harmony Ridge Lodge /
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This Northern California outdoor recreation oasis features awe-inspiring lakes, miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails as well as a 12,000-acre (4,856ha) wildlife area with some awesome hotels nearby – bookable on Culture Trip.

Special places here include the clay pits for off-road adventuring, equestrian campsites and the Feather River with an interesting array of aquatic opportunities – a top destination for salmon fishing in the state. Surrounding Lake Oroville, travelers can discover several incredible natural attractions, including the spectacular Feather Falls and the magnificent Bald Rock. Check these great places to stay in the area if you’re planning a visit soon.

1. Courtyard by Marriott Chico

Chain Hotel

Courtyard by Marriott Chico
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Courtyard Chico is located in Northern California, offering easy access to popular attractions including the downtown area such as Bidwell Park and the campus of California State University. The Bistro is a mouthwatering on-site restaurant where you can enjoy a meal for breakfast or dinner and find the perfect beverage – from a hot cup of coffee to a classic cocktail. Guest rooms and suites are comfortable and spacious, perfect for families or groups: featuring comfortable beds with the signature cloud-like Cumulus bedding.

2. Harmony Ridge Lodge


Harmony Ridge Lodge
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Nestled in the woods of the Tahoe National Forest 5mi (8km) from Nevada City, Harmony Ridge Lodge features the main lodge, nine spacious suites and beautifully kept grounds, gardens and an orchard. Here, the forest environment is the perfect setting for a quiet getaway surrounded by beauty. Located minutes from historic downtown Nevada City, fun and entertainment are just a stone’s throw from the lodge. Harmony Ridge Lodge organizes a variety of outdoor recreational activities in the heart of Tahoe National Forest – including visits to Scotts Flat Lake, the South Yuba River State Park and other popular forest trails.

3. Gold Country Casino Resort

Resort, Casino Hotel

Gold Country Casino Resort
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Right in the heart of Oroville, Gold Country Casino Resort features newly renovated rooms and suites, decorated and designed with sophisticated elegance. The rooms feature designer amenities – from special bedding to upgrade linens and easy-to-use appliances. Many rooms feature balconies, access to the Plaza Sunning Deck, large bathrooms and individual jacuzzis. Here, you can discover many exciting dining experiences: from classic fine dining at the Safire Restaurant to a delicious offer of classic favorites at the on-site Acorn Café.

4. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Oroville Lake

Chain Hotel

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Oroville Lake
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This Holiday Inn Express is a convenient place to stay in the area of Oroville Lake – pampering you with comfy and ample rooms equipped with plush duvets, a custom pick of pillows and a quiet place to settle. Here, free wifi, coffee and tea – and many other extra in-room conveniences – will make you feel right at home. The super handy free Express Start Breakfast with grab ‘n’ go options will help you kick start the day when getting ready to explore the area, too.

5. Lodge at Feather Falls Casino

Casino Hotel, Lodge

Lodge at Feather Falls Casino
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Feather Falls Casino features a beautiful lodge, a brewery and, of course, a casino in the beautiful area of Oroville Lake. Luxurious amenities highlight the well-appointed rooms. The property’s fitness center and unique indoor-outdoor swimming pool area are just the extra necessary ingredients for an unforgettable stay. The on-site Feather Falls Casino Brewing Co is perfect to discover the taste of local beers, enjoy signature dishes or grab a bite of hand-tossed pizzas or fresh sushi.

6. The Inn at Rolling Hills Casino

Resort, Casino Hotel

Are you familiar with the concept of a playcation? Here, you’ll be able to learn all about this entertaining idea when visiting the fantastic on-site casino. The cheerful ambience of the Inn at Rolling Hills Casino and Resort is comfortable and affordable luxury. The jacuzzi suites and accessible rooms feature king or queen-size beds in a business-friendly environment – complete with a desk and free internet access. The resort also features an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub – plus a well-equipped fitness center.

7. Frenchtown Inn


Frenchtown Inn is located at the foothills of Yuba County, surrounded by 100 acres (40ha) of rural countryside with a 7-acre (2.8ha) lake and panoramic views – probably the most perfect setting to leave the hustle and bustle of life behind. The inn features rooms with a unique feel of their own, providing elegance and comfort – including stylish furniture, original artwork and luxurious beds with high thread count linens. Nearby, you can visit a varied range of wineries, markets and stores, dine at fabulous restaurants and enjoy natural places – such as the Tahoe National Forest, the South River State Park or the pioneer gold rush town of Smartsville.

8. Goodman House Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast

The Goodman House is a historic inn in the area of Chico. This three-story, Craftsman-style home dates back to 1906. The inn features an inviting front porch and a shady side garden with tables and market umbrellas for you to rest under after a day of adventure and exploration. The five guest rooms are handsomely decorated, some of them with claw foot tubs and fireplaces – all rooms have modern bathrooms, antique European furnishings, comfortable queen beds, fine linens, robes and fresh flowers. The bed and breakfast enjoys plenty of gathering space, a beautiful patio and curious memorabilia from days gone by.

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