Description - Officers' Inn Bed and Breakfast is located next to Fort Stevens State Park in quiet Hammond, Oregon. The 8,000 square foot inn was built in 1905 and once housed Army Officers and the communications center of the fort. The inn is owned by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department but managed by a concessionaire.
Copyright: - Oregon State Parks
Officers' Inn Bed and Breakfast
- Now on the National Register of Historic Places, the inn offers eight spacious guest rooms on a year-round basis. The rooms, decorated with Victorian elegance and modern conveniences, all have private baths or showers and king or queen sized beds. Two-bedroom family suites are also available.
In the evening, relax with home-baked goodies and soft music (or old-time radio mysteries) by the parlor fire. A game closet is located below the grand staircase in the south wing. Chess, backgammon, cribbage, and many other games are available. A phone is available in the parlor, and a small TV/VCR unit may be checked out free of charge.
In the morning, a candlelight breakfast of fresh fruit, home-baked bread, and a hearty main course are served in the two formal dining rooms. Dietary preferences are accommodated.
Vital stats: Call Officer's Inn for updated room rates. Off-season and group rates may be available. 540 Russell Place, Hammond OR 97121.
Recreation - Officer's Inn offers the opportunity for a pleasant stay in an historic inn. The inn sits adjacent to Fort Stevens State Park which offers camping, yurt stays, boating, fishing, hiking, swimming and biking amongst other activities.
Climate - The Oregon coast receives abundant rainfall, mostly between October and April. July and August bring the best chance for clear days. Summer temperatures are normally moderate and almost never hot. Winter temperatures are normally cool at the lower elevations and cold at the higher elevations. Although snow is possible in the lowest elevations, it is infrequent and does not stay on the ground for long.
The South Coast stretches from Reedsport and the Umpqua River, south to the California border.
U.S. Highway 101 runs the length of the coast and is the primary access through this region. Coos Bay, North Bend and Brookings are some of the larger communities in this region.