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The Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast is a beautifully restored landmark property located in the heart of the Historic District of Placerville, CA. The Queen Anne Victorian Bed and Breakfast affords a peak into a rich and vibrant period of California History. Nestled in a lovely alpine setting in the California Foothills, the inn is a perfect spot from which to set off on an historical exploration of “Gold Country”. The Gold Rush heritage of this lovely town in El Dorado County, CA is vast and includes tales of The Hangman’s Tree and Snowshoe Thompson.

A lovely, comfortable and romantic bed and breakfast, we are located just 60 minutes West of Lake Tahoe and 40 minutes East of Sacramento, California.

Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast offers a lodging experience beyond the ordinary. Three unique guest rooms, each with its own private bath, feature many thoughtful touches including fine Gilchrist and Soames bath amenities and cozy Cypress robes and slippers.

Locally-grown and produced El Dorado County wine greet you upon arrival. A delicious homemade breakfast crafted with fresh local ingredients is our way to give you the best start each morning.

The Albert Shafsky House Bed and Breakfast continues to do our part to work for and with our environment. We are “green-friendly” and recycle.

Comphy Sheets
These are the softest sheets we have ever cuddled up with--they feel like silk and wear like steel.  We are happy to tell you that the best sheets you will ever sleep on (and the only sheets we use at the inn) are now available through us.  

These 52,000 thread count sheet sets are eco-friendly, micro-fiber that do not require ironing!  They dry quickly, have 18" deep pockets to fit newer mattresses and are recommended for people with sensitive skin.

Each set includes one fitted, one flat and two pillowcases.  

FREE Shipping for May orders.  Better yet, pick a color, book a room and take them home with you!

King set $150.00
Queen set $140.00
Full set $130.00

--- Available in white, cream, tea green or chocolate.

They are luxurious!  

"Comphy sheets feel like silk but launder wonderfully."--Rita

The Albert Shafsky House Bed & Breakfast provides:

High-Speed Wireless Internet
Guest Refrigerator
Reading Library
Satellite Television, VCR & Movies
Microfiber Robes
Daily Newspaper
Delicious Gourmet Breakfast

Rita Timewell and Stephanie Carlson began their journey as owners and innkeepers of the Albert Shafsky House Bed & Breakfast in June 2002. Romanced by the small town atmosphere and charm of the Placerville foothills, they left their home in the San Francisco Bay Area to embark on a new and rewarding adventure.

Rita has spent years opening her home and creating magic in the kitchen. Combine this with her consummate hosting skills and you’ve whipped up a recipe for innkeeping success. Rita’s hobbies include the unique and competitive sport of Pod Racing.

Stephanie enjoys spending time exploring the Gold Country but can usually be found on the computer, ensuring the newsletter and blog stay current. Trains are her favorite hobby and The Gandy Dancer Room features many favorite treasures. Steph also loves electronics, geocaching and iPods. Check here if you are having iPod problems.

Lily, a Miniature Dachshund, resides at the bed and breakfast in the owner’s quarters and backyard. When not monumentally busy chasing air or her favorite toy, Lily is employed greeting guests

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Our Policies

Mark and I stayed three night this time (Thanksgiving) and brought my recently widowed Mother with us. We did not know if a bed and breakfast in Placerville could meet the varied needs of the three of us, even though The Shafsky House had provided a wonderful experience for my husband and I as a couple in the past. Rita and Stephanie were just as cordial as we remembered. The both "waited up" to welcome us, even though we arrived later than planned. They could not have been more gracious and hospitable. We had questions about places to go in the area (where to get the best pies, etc) and other requests to make our stay go more smoothly. We were cheerfully accommodated at every turn. "Best Customer Service" definitely fits the Shafsky House with Rita and Stephanie. The decor is always a delight. We enjoyed the interesting books and memorabilia, as well as the beautifully decorated Victorian ambiance. The breakfasts are out of this world, always providing goo ideas for dishes for entertaining at home. Thanks again for a great time. We'll be back.
Mark and Joanne, USA

At the time of reservation we secure an advance payment equal to one night's stay plus tax. The balance is due upon arrival.

Due to our intimate size, any cancellations affect us significantly. Consequently we adhere to a strict cancellation policy. If you must cancel your reservation, notify us 14 days prior to your arrival to receive a refund of your advance payment less a $25. administration fee. If you are unable to cancel your reservation at least 14 days prior to your stay, you are obligated to the entire amount of your stay. Your advance payment will only be returned if we are able to re-book your room. All cancellations and/or changes to reservations must be made via phone with one of the Innkeepers of the Albert Shafsky House.

No-show reservations will be charged the full booking amount.

All rates are subject to a 10% City Tax.

We are a non-smoking inn.

There is a $15.00 charge for lost or unreturned keys.

We have a two-night minimum on weekends and holidays, but give us a call just in case-we may be able to squeeze you in.

Although we love pets, Lilly. our resident dachshund, doesn't enjoy sharing her space with other pets, so we are unable to accommodate them at the inn.

Check-in time is between 4 and 7 p.m. With advance notice, we are pleased to accommodate late check-ins. Please contact us regarding arrangements.

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