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1859 Historic National Hotel

18183 Main Street, Jamestown, CA 95327-0502
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Ranked #1 of 3 Jamestown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thailand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed mid-Septenber 2014. A beautifully historic hotel, with a most welcoming saloon bar as you check in. The whole hotel is a step back in time, but still up to date with things like good WiFi. Delightfully furnished rooms, good food and service in the restaurant and the saloon bar is great for a chat with both staff and customers.... More

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Linda E, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Justin, thank you for writing your review. We're glad that you had an opportunity to go back in time and experience our old-world charm. Jamestown has quite a history! We hope you will have the opportunity to revisit us on your next travels to California. More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I stayed at the National the night before embarking on a week-long mother-daughter back packing adventure in Tuolomne Meadows. What a treat to stay at the National! The rooms exude charm, and it is obvious there has been great attention paid to historical detail throughout. Dinner was delicious; Steve Willey, the proprietor, is as welcoming and charming... More

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Linda E, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

We're so glad you chose to stay with us before your backpacking trip and that we will be a part of your vacation memories. Sleeping on the ground after a night here must have been an interesting contrast! Thank you for taking time to post your review. We enjoyed having you as a guest and hope you will return. More

Rome, Italy
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77 reviews 77 reviews
76 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just loved our 1 night stay in this hotel and would have loved to stay longer. The hotel is so charming and full of history, with excellent service and lots of attention to detail. Rooms and general facilities are very well maintained, while maintaining the historical look. It really feels like stepping back hundred and fifty years in time,... More

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Linda E, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to read your review of our hotel; we appreciate your thoughtful evaluation of your stay. We take great pride in our staff and in all of the details that go into maintaining an exceptional level of service. We hope you will come back and visit us during your next trip to California; you were wonderful... More

Upland, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Everything about this hotel showcases attention to detail. The large plump teddy bear on the bed warmed our hearts. We stayed in Room 7. The bathroom was large, filled with antique touches and a big shower but I especially enjoyed the Bathing Room across the hall. Again the attention to details was amazing: a large antique bath tub, a selection... More

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Linda E, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Bunny, we thoroughly enjoyed reading your review! "Attention to detail" is a phrase we use frequently here at the National all the way from our rooms to our service. We're glad to know that you noticed and appreciated all of the little extras. And, since you live in Upland, we hope to see you soon! Thanks again. More

Cannobio, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

lovely town and real historical hotel....everything was just perfect: the room like in the old saloon, the bathroom with ancient bath, and the dinner was just fabulous. We really enjoyed our stay in this town and and this hotel. I wish I will go back one day...

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Linda E, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review! The restoration of the hotel back to its early charm has been a lifelong project for our owner, Stephen. We're so glad you appreciated the walk back in time and hope that you will return some day. More

Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stopped at the National Hotel for lunch while exploring Jamestown. We thoroughly enjoyed our time dining on the lovely outdoor patio area of this historic hotel. The food was good as was the service.

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Linda E, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to post your review; we're glad you enjoyed your meal. Our patio is a special place to dine especially on warm summer evenings. We hope to see you again the next time you're in Northern California. More

Costa Mesa, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We only stayed one night. Staff was friendly and accommodating. We enjoyed lounging on the balcony and the place is quite historic (including the town). We enjoyed the included breakfast but did not dine here for dinner. We walked down the street to a mexican restaurant that was very good and authentic. We did speak to a couple as they... More

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Linda E, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We're so glad you had time to spend on our balcony; it's a favorite place for many guests. We hope you will come back again and dine with us during your next visit; you'll see that we live up to our reputation for fine dining. More

manchester
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This place was great . The staff where very friendly and helpful, sitting at the bar at night was fantastic , as was taking cocktails too the balcony . The room was a through back in time and had everything apart from aircon , but the ceiling fan helped . The one down side was I did not see the... More

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Linda E, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to post your review, Oakidoki. We're glad to know you had a great visit with us and we look forward to seeing you again sometime. More

Vacaville, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

stayed there july 4th.was greeted by the owner and the lady at the front desk.they acted like I was their very first customer ever and treated me like I was the most important person in the world and they were not phony about it.most places go through the motions as they have seen thousands of customers and just want to... More

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Linda E, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

What a marvelous review, Reno! We do enjoy knowing that you felt welcomed and appreciated as our guest. Thanks for taking the time to let us and others know. Happy Belated Anniversary from all of us! More

Bryant, Arkansas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We did not get to stay here because of time constraints, but we did check it out and chat with the man running the front desk. The hotel was very nice and clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We plan to return to this one!

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Linda E, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Samantha, thanks for taking time to mention us in your travels. We, too, wish you had more time to spend here. Unfortunately, vacation plans don't always provide us with the time we need. We look forward to your return. More

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Address: 18183 Main Street, Jamestown, CA 95327-0502
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Location: United States > California > Jamestown
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