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– Welcome to –

Tallman Hotel

Located in the historic country town of Upper Lake, California, the Tallman Hotel is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a journey to simpler times.

Revitalizing Lake County as a preeminent vacation destination, the Tallman Hotel’s fully restored 17-room, 1890’s-era auberge began hosting guests again in 2006. Our expansion included our full service bar and restaurant, the Blue Wing Saloon, followed by the Upper Lake Mercantileour artisanal home goods retail store a short walk from the hotel up Main Street.

A scenic 2.5 hour drive from San Francisco, the Tallman Hotel welcomes you to relax, rejuvenate, and explore Lake County’s stunning scenery, and emerging wine and food culture, or simply relax in one of our geo-thermally heated Ofuro soaking tubs.

We invite you to a simpler time.


– Hotel, Restaurant & Lake County –

What’s Happening?


– Our restaurant –

The Blue Wing Saloon

The Restaurant is a recreation of the town’s original saloon built in the 1880’s and demolished during Prohibition. The inviting interior is complete with an ornate Eastlake Style back-bar, a black walnut long bar milled on site, and old-growth redwood wainscoting salvaged from the hotel next door. The exterior includes a comfortable heated veranda and garden seating.

– Our local shop –

Upper Lake Mercantile

The Upper Lake Mercantile is the latest addition to the Tallman Hotel family of services.  From jewelry to jams, paintings to plants, furniture to ferns, the Upper Lake Mercantile offers an ever changing inventory of beautiful, unique and mostly locally made or sourced items.

Upper Lake Mercantile beneath the historic landmark clock tower.