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South Pasadena, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a favorite B and B for us. Friendly staff and helpful with information. The staff is helpful in every way. Every detail in the decor was spot on. The shower heads are ceramic. The chain flush toilet is real. The needle point pictures are real. The open doors make it fun to see the other rooms. You could...

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national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Toni for your review. We always strive to provide the best possible service to our clientele. That is why we grow our own herbs for the kitchen and bake our own breads, etc. Also, the night you were here, we actually had 3 other rooms at the same time, they just had not come down to breakfast during...

Ware, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The feel of an old cowboy hotel and saloon with really friendly staff. Everyone does a bit of everything so it all runs smoothly. There aren't any TVs in the room but you can ask for one if you need your fix. We didn't want one as we didn't want to spoil the authentic feel of the hotel. We had...

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national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our historic boutique hotel & restaurant. We take a lot of pride in maintaining an establishment that meets and even exceeds the expectations of our guests.

Wellington
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Up in the Big Tree Country and we over nighted in Jamestown. A sort of funky blast from the past village and we were booked into the National Hotel for the night. Decor very Victorian and mine host cheerily greeted us and showed us our rooms which were all set out in period furniture. Although quite compact the rooms were...

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

One of our favourite hotels we stayed in. I was really looking forward to staying here and it didn't disapoint. The decor was amazing lovingly restored and decorated as it should look when it was a hotel in the 1800s. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Lots of information of things to do. There was a lovely patio where...

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national2, Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and our staff. We have a reputation for having one of the finest restaurants in this area. We bake our hamburger buns & steak rolls, grow our own herb garden and at this time of the year, serve mostly organic and locally grown produce, all of which enhances the quality...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited the National Hotel last month on a road trip round California and after a day in Yosemite. Its a really charming friendly hotel in a lovely town where you can feel the gold rush theme. The room was cosy yet comfortable the banter about the resident ghost was fun. You could spend an hour just looking around the...

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national2, Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review. The Historic National Hotel & Restaurant is one of the 10 oldest operations in the State of California, dating from 1859. Totally restored, we really wish to preserve our heritage. We hope that you will be able to visit us again in the future!

Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was looking to say somewhere the had a story and the National hotel ft the bill. I loved the possibility of saying hello to Flo the resident ghost. Great historic hotel in Jamestown, that was clean,comfortable and historic. I was in town for the Sonora Gold show and wanted to stay somewhere that had some history to it. Wonderfully...

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national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Lisa....Thank you for your positive response. Indeed, it was a pleasure to meet and talk with you, especially, with all the gold knowledge that you shared. The fact that we accept gold dust upon check-out from the hotel is not just a novelty, but a continuation of history in the West. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing...

Ventura, California
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We enjoyed our dinner and stay here so much the first time in June, that we arranged our schedule so we could stay here again and have a wonderful meal on their patio again in August. Historic hotel rooms are beautifully detailed, each different decor. I love their cheese tortellini, just as good as the first time, and my husband...

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national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

We wish to thank you for your review, as we need this feedback to know that all of our positive efforts continue to pay off. We are always striving to provide the best possible service and experience possible. Thank you again.

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 23 August 2016

On our roadtrip in California this summer we had a night in Jamestown. As we entered the little town we felt we were back in the wild West. Such a lovely town! We ended up in National Hotel, and were given excellent service. The room was clean and very cosy. Own clean bathroom with original pipesystems! A lot of history...

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national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive response. We get so many tourists from abroad, and it is always important to us, that they have a very positive and memorable experience. Thank you again.

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

If you need a quick getaway but still want a cozy atmosphere, this is for you! Here you can experience both history and comfort. I have to first say that my husband and I decided very last minute to book a weekend getaway, and after plans A and B for more "exotic" places many hours from home fell through, we...

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national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful and detailed response. We always strive to give the best service, possible. Indeed, this is a very unique property and it is one of the 10 oldest continuously operated hotels in California. The only clarification that we would make, is that during the summer season, our restaurant is open to the public until 10:00 pm,...

Palmdale, California
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times and enjoyed it each time. An old hotel from the 1800's, very quaint. The staff is great and the restaurant and bar are really good. Lots of shopping on the street. Be on the look out for "Flo", the hotel ghost. Clean rooms and no tv's.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the romantic elegance in the California Gold Country near Yosemite. Boutique hotel and acclaimed restaurant have been restored to today’s standards of comfort while retaining the historic charm of days gone by. All rooms have private baths, some with showers for two; pull chain toilets, memory foam comfort on queen size beds and many original antiques. Buffet breakfast included. Onsite restaurant, award-winning wines from throughout the Sierra Foothills, Mediterranean cuisine and patio dining in season. Full service saloon with daily Happy Hour specials. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1859 Historic National Hotel

Address: 18183 Main Street, Jamestown, CA 95327-0502
Region: United States > California > Jamestown
Price Range: RM674 - RM750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 1859 Historic National Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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