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Vallejo, CA
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stayed at the Cary mid week. Very nice 'kitchenette' and large room. Shower was excellent and they have soft water. There was 'kinda' a view, but we were out and about most of the time so didn't care. Good bed and very clean. I liked the fact that it was more of a room than just a bed. We...

Thank MaggieVallejo
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 October 2016

When you book this hotel you have to know you are booking an old western style hotel that has been preserved in its original style. I personally liked that it was kept exactly that way. Some of the furniture is a bit dated but comfortable. The rooms mostly are large with a kitchenette in most. The elevator is the only...

Thank Jojobeanm14
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Historic hotel right in the middle downtown Placerville. Cary House is in a great location if want to wander around and enjoy a sunny fall afternoon. We booked our room through Trip Advisor and when we arrived we were greeted by very friendly staff and actually received an unexpected upgrade. Our room consisted of a small kitchenette, living room/sitting area...

Thank JedNevada
Sonoma, California
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I will try not to be verbose, but this is important folks. My wife and I were "guests" there in September of 2016. We were visiting Placerville and walking around the town and knew we needed a place to stay so we came upon "Historic Cary House Hotel" and decided to give it a try. It was about 10pm when...

5Thank Len L
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My friends made the reservations at the Cary Hotel in downtown Placerville because of it being historic and right in downtown. It wasn't that anything about it was awful, just different. I guess quaint is a good word for the hotel. There are so many things I would change to keep up with modern times, like the bedding. We stayed...

1Thank candelariasj
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My wife and I have been staying at the Cary House for the last 3 yrs, we make 4 trips a year, never had a bad stay, staff is superb, hotel is off the hook, you want a great place to stay, then Make it Cary House

Thank PaulMW1957
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great historic property that has been updated with modern conveniences. Well maintained interior shows patina of time, not a mindless change to make things "new". Let the vintage be the vintage. Private baths, wifi, flatscreen tv, comfortable room and bed. Smaller rooms than chains, but plenty of room and vintage fixtures. Will certainly return.

Thank X7703EJjerryw
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Definitely not a chain hotel; charming in its own way. Because of the age of the building, there are signs everywhere reminding you that it might take 10 minutes for hot water to reach your bathroom, that only one person with luggage or two people can ride in the elevator (which does not level with the floors) at one time....

Thank CrlW
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed Thursday - Monday for my 10 year high school reunion. Awesomly historic hotel (don't stay if you don't like old buildings) with awesome staff. Very clean, and everyone was very helpful and nice. There is street noise from the bars on Main Street, but I'm a city boy so it didn't bother me.

Thank JPdx88
oakland, ca
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stayed here for three days. The hotel is historic, but, it isn't well maintained. It trades on photos of western figures, but, does not provide the quality of stay OR cleanliness that one would expect for the price.

Thank jeff g

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Historic Cary House Hotel

Address: 300 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667-5606
Region: United States > California > Placerville
Price Range: RM388 - RM629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Historic Cary House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Lexington Historic Cary Hotel
Lexington Historic Cary Placerville
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“Higher end rooms are on the upper floors. If you stay there on a weekend, take the advise of other reviewers if bothered by noise.”
 of 5 bubbles julieZ3333JO, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“seemed all similarly nice”
 of 5 bubbles cocobomb, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not get a room in the front of the hotel facing the street. It is very noisy with street and people noises all night long.”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenw832, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want street view, book ahead and state that. Rooms facing east are probably more quiet and probably cooler in the summer.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggieVallejo, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A room that does not face the front of the hotel or a room on a higher floor as the club next door sometimes gets loud.”
 of 5 bubbles Jojobeanm14, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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