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1859 Historic National Hotel

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were over from the UK and looking for something a bit more "authentic" and spotted this hotel on Trip Advisor. What a find. It oozes charm, the staff are great and the room was excellent - all we had hoped for. Added to this...More

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Response from national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National HotelResponded 11 March 2018

Peter....thank you for your critique. We take a lot of pleasure in providing an authentic and historic California Inn. The same for our restaurant, which many consider to be the best quality in this area. Thank you, again.

Reviewed 2 February 2018

Had a hearing in Sonora and thought I would try something different rather than where I usually stay in Sonora, and something that had a restaraunt. It only takes between 21/2 to 3 hours to get here from the Bay Area, an hour longer if...More

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Response from national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National HotelResponded 12 February 2018

Melvin...thank you for your critique of this historic hotel and restaurant. We strive to provide the level of service that comes to be expected by those who desire quality and value. We might add, that the herbs utilized in our restaurant kitchen are grown on...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

A delightful change from run-of-the-mill, unimaginative & sterile chain operations. The National has a distinctive gold-rush character, loaded with charm. Maintaining a property such as this cannot be easy, but the present owner is doing an exemplary job! The dining room and bar (ground floor)...More

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Response from national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National HotelResponded 17 January 2018

Bob...Thank you so much for your review. Indeed, this b&b, hotel, is one of the 10 oldest hotels in the State of California. We strive to maintain the historical accuracy of the property, along with a reputation for our fine dining.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We decided to do a little middle of the week hunt for the famous ghost Flo at the National Hotel in Jamestown. We didn't know we would discover a really delightful place to stay and a superb restaurant. The bar is old like you expect...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel as part of our road trip, on arrival we were pleasantly surprised at how authentic the hotel looked, we had a really warm welcome, we were shown to our room, which was lovely a real surprise. The room was clean...More

Thank Samantha C
Response from national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National HotelResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you Samantha for your review. Indeed, this boutique hotel is one of the 10 oldest in the State of California and it is important to us, to maintain and accurately reflect the history of this restored property.

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Carmen D
31 August 2016|
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Response from Don M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does have a bathroom inside the room
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Kimie G
25 June 2016|
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Response from national2 | Property representative |
Very sorry, we do not have refrigerators in the rooms. We have a walk in type of refrigerator in the restaurant, downstairs, that we can store items in overnight.
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Barbara Q
26 October 2014|
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Thank you for considering us. Parking is off premises, either in the parking lot next door, or on the street which most consider to be quite safe. This hotel pre-dates automobiles and the old horse stable still stands... More
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"Rooms very authentic, no lifts steep stairs"
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"Room No. 5 with a detached but private bathroom is a good dea."
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"Room #7 is bright and more spacious, but Room #6 has the 2 twin beds for larger adults."
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