COVID-19 UPDATE FOR 2021


Like the entire planet we are continueing our adaptations to Covid-19.  We have an inspired new product at the St. George Hotel this year. Due to the intimate atmosphere at this 7 room boutique hotel, we are re-opening the entire hotel to just single group stays at a time! This exclusive and unique opportunity also meets our goals of looking after your health and safety in an intimate environment, while offering you a unique interpretive opportunity in the heart of Barkerville. As well, the Mountain Thyme Getaway and the Willow River Inn continue to offer private unique accommodation for Families, Groups, and Independent Travelers.    (See our individual pages for more details) 

Our accommodations operate under the banner of Historic Stays, in Wells/Barkerville. That's because we both celebrate the unique history of our region and because we want your stay to become a part of your own unique history!The most important thing we can ask of you, is to take care of yourself, and in an orderly world that can include safe travel. We invite you to let us help you take care of each other this summer. If you need more information or travel advice, please feel free to contact us by telephone or email. Thanks for your support, Dave and Cheryl.

Enter the magic of BarkervilleWells, and the Bowron Lakes. We have the most unique accommodation options in the area including a 7 room Victorian era hotel(St. George Hotel) on the main street of Barkerville Historic Site, and, for groups of 2 to 9 people, a 1940s miner's cottage(Mountain Thyme Getaway) and a historic Inn(Willow River Inn), both in the center of nearby Wells. (the host community for Barkerville)

Stay in Barkerville: Stay in the only hotel accommodation and on the mainstreet of Barkerville Historic Town. The St. George Hotel is a 7 room boutique hotel on the main street of Barkerville. You've arrived at the end of the Gold Rush Trail, don't just visit it...live it! Pan with miners, dance with hurdies, grab some grub, and pick up supplies. In operation since 1880, the St. George now has all modern amenities artfully tucked into a turn of the century gold rush experience. 5 minutes from the mining and arts host community of Wells, you have the best of both worlds.  Also see our accommodation options in Wells, below.

Stay in Wells: The second gold rush occurred in the 1930's and Wells, the largest town in Northern BC has now shrunk to a small arts and history enclave with all of its original architecture intact! The Mountain Thyme Guesthouse, and Willow River Inn offer affordable unique experiences for visitors. Each historic house is a perfect base for groups, families, or couples to share their vacation experience in a unique and relaxing atmosphere. Private, roomy, unique. Within walking distance of everywhere in Wells, and 5 minutes from Barkerville. Wells is the living host community of Barkerville, with its own nightlife, theatre, retail and restaurants.

Bowron Lakes: Just 25 minutes to Bowron Lakes Provincial Park, or Troll Ski Resort, and at the center of a vast hiking, biking, skiing, and snowmobile network in the Cariboo Mountains. We make the perfect staging ground for outdoor adventure in the Cariboo.

Select a property from our sidebar to see more, or browse our website for more information about your stay in our region. If you need help deciding where to stay or when to stay, contact us!

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