This historic property was first deeded in 1863, and has served various owners as an "Eating House", Butcher Shop, Saloon & Hotel, and Dormitory. Known as the Anaconda Hotel/Saloon, the property was purchased by Charles and Sue Bovey in 1946. Renamed for Bill Fairweather, the building was remodeled and reopened for business in 1946. In 2016 the property went through an extensive remodel, keeping all the victorian charm, and updating it to the premier property in our historic town.


Although the Fairweather Inn is far different from the simple 1863 restaurant that is preserved within its walls, the history of this building spans the Montana Gold Mining days from 1863 to 1935. Located in the heart of Virginia City within walking distance to all attractions, entertainment, and restaurants.

The Fairweather Inn

The beds and furnishings in the Fairweather Inn reflect the premier accommodations in Virginia City. High back beds on the main floor reflect the history of the 1860's. On the top floor queen size beds with steel bed frames reflect the late period gold mining years when the Fairweather Inn was a dormitory. Four rooms share facilities “down the hall” much like hotel rooms in the late 1800’s, the remaining rooms all have ensuite bathrooms. Your stay at the Fairweather Inn will set the stage for a unique experience in this historic 1800's gold mining community. It is truly "history to stay in..."


 Rates for rooms with private baths start at 165 for two people. Rates for rooms with facilities "down the hall" start at 150 for two people. The tax rate is 10%. Additional guests staying in any room are 10 per person. Call for mid-week pricing. Guests enjoy significant savings on tickets to the Nevada City Museum. Please ask when you arrive if you are interested in participating in the Stay and Play package.

For the protection of these historic properties and the enjoyment of our guests, no smoking is allowed in the hotel. Please ask your desk clerk for directions to our smoking areas. Making your stay enjoyable is our job. Please don't hesitate to ask if we can help you in any way.

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