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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
grandmabunny Upland, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Upland, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Cannobio, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 3 weeks ago

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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Costa Mesa, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

We eat there every time we visit Jamestown as we have family that live there and actually work at the National. We have never had an issue with our food until now. It shouldn't matter is she gets her meal at a discount, we don't and we were the guests paying. Disappointed in the quality of the food. Small, over... More

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national2, Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Our executive chef of 18 years was on duty this day when guests ordered steak and eggs for their breakfast. It was 15 minutes before the closing of brunch and he was in a cranky mood, complaining loud enough that several of the employees heard him.. Indeed, he over cooked the steaks, a result of not paying attention. For brunch... More

Lake Grove, Ny
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We did a road trip in California and needed a place to stay between Yosemite and Sonoma so we researched the gold country and came upon this hotel. Perhaps it was the story of the ghost named Flo that peeked our interest, but we were so happy we chose this particular hotel to stay overnight. Upon entering Jamestown, you really... More

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

Thank you, Mary Ann, for letting others know about your enjoyable experience with us. Our friends at Gianelli Vineyards will appreciate knowing that theirs was the wine of choice. Our balcony is such a lovely place to relax in the evening... many friendships among our guests had their beginnings here. We hope you have a reason to come back to... More

San Francisco, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Found this place online, and it exceeded my expectations. My husband and I were bound for Yosemite and the Eastern Sierra the weekend after Memorial Day, and we wanted to stay at a historic B&B in the Gold Country. The room and furnishings were very charming, and I loved the Teddy Bear on the bed. The hotel was quiet and... More

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

We were so happy to have you as our guests, Bathsheba. You picked a perfect time to visit before the big summer rush! We're glad you were able to experience our commitment to a quality level of service and attention to detail. Please come back and visit us again... San Francisco is only a few hours away! 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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Experience the romantic elegance in the California Gold Country near Yosemite. Boutique hotel and acclaimed restaurant have been restored to today’s standards of comfort while retaining the historic charm of days gone by. All rooms have private baths, some with showers for two; pull chain toilets, memory foam comfort on queen size beds and many original antiques. Buffet breakfast included. Onsite restaurant, award-winning wines from throughout the Sierra Foothills, Mediterranean cuisine and patio dining in season. Full service saloon with daily Happy Hour specials. ... more   less 
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