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Union Hotel

401 First Street, PO Box 874, Benicia, CA 94510
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Clovis
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I were looking forward to our visit to the Union Hotel. The photos on the website looked so nice. I should have taken a clue when I called to inquire if there was a refrigerator in our room. The man who answered the phone was not professional and could hardly answer my question. He actually never did.... More 

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Thank Freelynnie
Benicia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Although we did not stay at the hotel, we visited frequently throughout the year. The Hotel resturant owner, Gabby, is delightful, charming, and an excellent chef. He has created many of the recipes on the Italian menu. The hotel was established in the 1800's, the decor is authentic with the period. The dining hall has a glow of earlier times.

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Thank Americanaarts
Woodland, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

View was great all down hill from there. Hotel staff complacent and could care less. Pets allowed which explains all the stains.One coffee cup on arrival which was used. Never never again. Furnishings were not antique just old....water stains scratches dents broken...seen better at Goodwill.

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

You can not beat the location of this hotel. The price is great for the location. After that, this is a very tired hotel. It needs to be upgraded and throughly cleaned. A mildew smell greets you in the elevator. Pillows and towels are well worn. I could keep going on. Would i stay here again - yes - because... More 

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Bellflower, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Loved this inn on the bay. It was a great price. Our room, Victoriana, overlooked 1st street and was right on the bay. Bed was a comfy queen. Pillows were the pits but the Jacuzzi in the oversized bathroom more than made up for it. We got ants in the food we left unwrapped in a bag. Overall, well worth... More 

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Thank destar01
Arroyo Grande, CA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We had a great visit at the Union Hotel in Benicia. Our room was spacious, bright and full of charm. It is a hotel with lots of history yet well maintained....Need to mention the excellent dinner we enjoyed at the hotel. The service and dinner were perfect, delicious homemade bread as well. Lots shops and restaurants nearby the hotel....very fun... More 

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Thank Murphy051
Elk Grove, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

we had a terrific stay a the union hotel - had 2 rooms on the third floor -there was an elevator !! one larger room with kingbed and sofa and street view - the other had a queen bed with bay view ... decorations were old fashioned and furniture antiques -- but the bed new and comfortable. Few goofy things... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The Union Hotel is very old, and their furnishings transport you back into another era. It was clean, fun, and their employees were beyond good. We were visiting our adult child and her family, who live in Benicia. By staying downtown we could enjoy that Benicia offers and still feel like we were being pampered in our own vacation time

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Redding, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

It was one lie after another. We rented 3 rooms; the most expensive one was stripped down - no couches, no coffee machine, no fridge, two old crushed pillows, and a small space heater to warm the room because the wall heater/AC unit was disassembled, the pieces stacked against the wall. The Innkeeper was gone when we went to ask... More 

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Lidia W, Owner at Union Hotel, responded to this review

I would like you to know that since January 2015 we have placed a new AC Wall Heater in the room. In another room we replaced a rug with the new wood floor. Thank you for pointing out that by mistake our innkeeper handed you the master key. Immediately we checked all our keys and locked the master keys in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I'm all for staying in historic hotels. I always opt for the cute locally-owned B&B over the corporate chain hotels, and given that you are here reading this, I gather you are too. That said, historic should not mean dilapidated. This hotel has so much potential, and I wanted to like it so much, but it is the most poorly... More 

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