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Reviewed 27 June 2013

We were in a front room on the 4th floor. Very difficult to get luggage there since only two people or one person and luggage can ride in the elevator at a time. There is no one on duty at the desk after 8, and we had an issue with a hotel guest wondering the halls in his boxers looking... More 

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Tucson
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Reviewed 27 June 2013

We love historic hotels, and stay at them throughout the American West. We are usually inclined to give them a break when it comes to judging modern amenities or fixtures. But I'm afraid the Cary House needs a wake-up call of its own. For the price (we paid $175 for two people in a king bed room), this is what... More 

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Chico, California, United States
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

I grew up in the town of Placerville and was looking forward to visiting as a guest at the Cary house, but due to a family emergency could not make it. Pay attention to the ridiculous 72 hour in advance cancellation policy. Although I did call nearly that far in advance, technically I missed the deadline and the front desk... More 

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3 Thank Biogirl1967
Santa Cruz, California
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101 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2013

The old town of Placerville is a nice place to visit in either summer or winter. We needed somewhere to stay while visiting family nearby, who already had guests, and decided to stay here. There have been no upgrades in a number of years, but that was not an issue for us. The hotel is reported to be haunted. We... More 

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2 Thank JohnInItaly
Lorraine-GenMgr, General Manager at Historic Cary House Hotel, responded to this review

Can't definitely confirm those ghostly rumors John, but the legends certainly live on here at our historic hotel. Since your visit in December, we've made a number of value added changes and we hope you'll stay with us again when you're in town. Safe travels! More 

Roseville, California
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Reviewed 6 April 2013 via mobile

The people are friendly and accommodating. The rooms are furnished with antiques & beautiful quilts that bring you back to the gold rush days. The only negative is that the floors are very creaky but that is to be expected in these old places. The nice surprise was the well supplied continental breakfast. The hotel has a reputation for being... More 

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Lorraine-GenMgr, General Manager at Historic Cary House Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for being our guest at the Historic Cary House Hotel. We hope you'll be able to join us again in the near future. More 

Pontorson, France
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Reviewed 6 April 2013

A lovely 19th Century hotel with lots of history and evidence to prove it in the books and albums available to browse. The lift (elevator) is not for the faint hearted as it drop when you enter it, however, the stairs as very wide and typical Victorian, The rooms are modern as are the facilities. It's a lovely town as... More 

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Lorraine-GenMgr, General Manager at Historic Cary House Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon! More 

Olympia, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2013

For the price its a rip, especially when I could have gotten a decent room for half the price on Hotwire at a hotel with the same number of stars on TripAdvisor. The furniture and artwork look like a collection of thrift store meets Target. Toiletries were cheap and the kitchenette and fridge promissed in each room are nonexistent. What... More 

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Lorraine-GenMgr, General Manager at Historic Cary House Hotel, responded to this review

We certainly respect your opinion and have reviewed your comments knowing that there are always steps we can take in making every stay enjoyable for our guests. We understand that each guest brings a different perspective. Here for example is an excerpt from another guest received the same day you arrived at the hotel - The Cary House has lots... More 

Olympia, Washington
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Reviewed 8 January 2013

The hotel is clean and decent, but in Placerville in the evening with everything in town closed, we thought that we would watch one of the two TVs in our room. There were 26 stations available, including Fox News, but no PBS stations, no MSNBC,or Comedy Central, or even CSPAN 2 for the weekend book TV program

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2013

While strolling the historic Placerville Main Street shops, we poked our head into the Cary Hotel. My niece had said that the hotel was haunted. I asked the front desk clerk if they had any haunted rooms. He said that the entire hotel had provided supernatural sightings but that two rooms in particular seemed to be visited frequently. Those rooms... More 

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Anaheim, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2012

My boyfriend and I just returned from a two night stay at the Historic Cary House Hotel in Placerville, CA. I have to say that I was very impressed by this small, historic hotel. Upon arrival the only thing on my mind was getting to bed, but as soon as I stepped into the lobby of the hotel I was... More 

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

Additional Information about Historic Cary House Hotel

Address: 300 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667
Region: United States > California > Placerville
Price Range: RM396 - RM680 (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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“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.”
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“If you want street view, book ahead and state that. Rooms facing east are probably more quiet and probably cooler in the summer.”
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“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.”
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“Have someone show you how to get to the outside balcony facing downtown. It seemed like a good people watching place.”
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