Your home base for exploring the California Gold Country!

Discover a quiet retreat within Amador County California: the Pioneer Inn & Suites. You’ll enjoy a relaxing 10-acre getaway in the town of Pioneer inside the El Dorado National Forest, centrally located near Sutter Creek and Jackson, as well as Kirkwood resorts and skiing.

Clean and affordable, the Pioneer Inn & Suites offers a full range of amenities to accommodate everything from weekend getaways to family vacations and reunions. Our Amador Wine Country hotel offers select pet-friendly rooms.

Area attractions include Kirkwood Mountain, Indian Grinding Rock, Mace Meadows Golf Course, Jackson Rancheria Casino, and the Avio and BellaGrace Vineyards. Additionally, guests enjoy visiting Carson Pass, the spectacular Black Chasm Cavern, and the popular Volcano Theatre of which Pioneer Inn & Suites is a sponsor.

Pioneer Inn & Suites is a welcome option for Kirkwood and Sutter Creek area hotel lodging. Make this Amador Wine Country hotel your home base for exploring Amador County and California’s Gold Country.

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  • Onsite outdoor pool, heated spa, and hiking trails
  • Gallagher’s Pub onsite serving beer and wine
  • Plenty of parking with space for bikes, recreational vehicles and outdoor gear
  • Pet friendly with dog run for your convenience
  • Clean, comfortable rooms with queen and king size beds and daily housekeeping
  • Suites with queen size bed, sofa sleeper and kitchenette
  • In room amenities such as free Wi Fi, air conditioning and heating
  • All rooms have a microwave oven, refrigerator, coffee maker, and cable TV
  • Private patio area for all rooms
  • All rooms are non-smoking
  • A friendly and helpful staff, eager to welcome you back again and again!
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Pioneer Inn & Suites provides accommodations for visitors to the surrounding Gold Country towns of:
Pine Grove; West Point; Wilseyville and Fiddletown.


Pioneer is a census-designated place in Amador County, California. It is located 5 miles (8.0 km) east-northeast of Pine Grove, at an elevation of 2986 feet (910 m), along State Route 88. The community is in ZIP code 95666 and area code 209. The population was 1,094 at the 2010 census.

Pioneer Station, built approximately 1925, is located in Pioneer however, it was never a Pony Express stop, a popular fallacy. It was a general store selling gas and water and offering camping sites. The old Pioneer Station still stands and is currently a private residence.

A post office opened in Pioneer in 1947.

Pioneer offers beautiful scenery for Route 88 motorists. There are a number of centuries-old tall pine trees and oak trees, as well as lakes for water sports and fishing.

+ The Kirkwood Lake Tract is located near here.
+ Mace Meadow Golf Course – golf and restaurant
+ Scenic Hwy 88 drive
+ Outdoor Activities – boating, fishing

Pioneer Inn & Suites provides accommodations for visitors to the surrounding Gold Country towns of:
Pine Grove, California
West Point, California
Wilseyville, California
Fiddletown, California