Hollyhock Guest House

Surrounded by a lush floral garden, this sweet little cottage is the ideal place for 1 or 2 guests. It’s the perfect retreat for a single person looking for some time away from it all, a couple looking for a romantic weekend. This charming cottage is equipped with everything needed for a special vacation and restful stay including a lovely breakfast nook porch and outdoor dining area underneath the shady umbrella and old trees.  The Hollyhock Guest House is delightful with sun flooded rooms and the garden peaking in through every window. Step into this peaceful sanctuary and make it your home away from home!

Painted Hills Cottage

This unique cottage is the most popular with families from around the world, and the kids just love it! The spacious house with its many nooks and crannies and the large lush garden is the most wonderful magic place for children of all ages or groups of friends meeting for a special experience in nature. Through the garden gate and along the stony path between the fragrant roses draws you into the spell of peace and tranquility with birds chirping and butterflies making their rounds in the flowerbeds. The old apple trees invite you to rest in their shade and the hummingbirds are zipping to and fro, while buzzing bees fill the air. Every day spent here is truly “Another Day in Paradise”! The Painted Hills Cottage place is the ideal base to come home to from exploring the wild beauty of Eastern Oregon!

Sunset Cottage

Sitting on a rim overlooking the quaint town of Mitchell below and the rugged mountains beyond, the spacious Sunset Cottage can accommodate any size of group up to 15 from family get-togethers, reunions, bicycle or other outdoor recreation tours, small special interest classes or workshops for art, geology, or photography among others. The upstairs level features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a full kitchen and living room. The downstairs is set up in a dormitory style with 6 comfortable twin size wood beds, a bunk bed, and 2 extra sleeper sofas. Two new bathrooms have been recently added. The garden surrounding the property features a great vista hang out spot and BBQ area with plenty of outdoor sitting areas. A small nearby gallery studio can be used for presentations, classroom activities, meditation and yoga, or simply as additional accommodations if needed. The cottages can be rented together for even larger events and groups up to 40 including camping in the gardens.

Rimrock Cottage

This spacious house sits on a bluff overlooking the town of Mitchell and the hills beyond. It has been recently remodeled, featuring a brand-new bathroom with a large step-in shower, and a well-equipped cheerful country kitchen. Basic condiments, fine herbs and ethnic spices as well as all essential cookware and appliances are provided, making it easy to whip up a great meal. An additional sweet breakfast nook looks out into the mountains and old fruit trees. The whole space feels warm and lively with great views from all windows that flood the rooms with light. The artsy living room extends into a small cozy space featuring a HD flatscreen TV for your evening entertainment with Wifi available throughout the cottage.

New COVID -19 Info. for the Painted Hills Cottages – 2022

Painted Hills Vacation – Cottages & Retreat

We Remain Open and Ready to Welcome Guests!

In these difficult times, we highly recommend our secluded cottages, each surrounded by a garden (dogs are welcome), nestled in the stunning landscape of the nearby Painted Hills and Blue Basin. It’s the perfect getaway for self isolation and reflection! Each of our 4 cottages has a private entry, spacious fenced garden, and parking directly in front of the property. Social distancing is easy to maintain if you bring your own food and cook your meals in the fully equipped kitchens. As the rules and restrictions for each state are subject to change, we suggest that you know what is required before you make your trip.

Our Cleaning and Sanitizing Protocol for COVID-19

We’re following the new cleaning and sanitizing protocol of the Oregon Health Authority, OHA.

We’re cleaning all surfaces with germ killing cleaning supplies, and sanitize them afterwards with a bleach solution.

We’re very aware of how important these protocols are in the current situation, and understand our responsibility to help minimize the spread of COViD -19!

Hiking, Biking, Wildlife, Nature!!

The three units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, including the Painted Hills, are open again!! Including this highlight of our area, there are ample awe-inspiring hiking and biking opportunities in the close vicinity of Mitchell.  Fantastic views around every bend in the road!

Be in Nature to relieve the stress of the last months, relax and rejuvenate!

Travel Information for Oregon

If you travel directly to the cottage, you should be able to minimize your contacts and can easily keep the social distancing rules.

Call us at 541 462 3921 for special rates for longer stays of more than 5 days! The longer you stay, the better the Rate!

Aruna and Barbara