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1859 Historic National Hotel

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18183 Main Street, Jamestown, CA 95327-0502
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Londra, Regno Unito
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the hotels in this pretty village look nice but this is a true gem.Plenty of character. Everything is as it was in the past but it works perfectly and it is very comfortable. Lovely bathroom with double showers. Good and tasty breakfast too. I would put a kettle in the room. extremely kind owner, what a lovely lady!

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel felt like home and the last thing I wanted to do was leave. The staff was great, the room was cozy, and the food was amazing. I'm counting the days till I can return. Not to mention it's in the heart of a very charming town.

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Beaumont, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If history is your game, this hotel is for you. Everything about the experience was great, from being shown to our nicely appointed "period" room to learning about the ghost, "Flo," reportedly still hovering - we think we might have heard her. The restaurant is fabulous - seldom found offerings like escargot, cherries jubilee and bananas Foster are on the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wish we could have stayed, but only had a drink in the ultra cool, vintage bar! The staff was friendly and informative--we had lots of questions about this former, "Cat House" that was swinging during the Gold Rush! But for our purposes the Blood Orange Margarita was the ticket on a hot, July day in the Sierra foothills of the... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed 3 nights and loved it. When we arrived we were showed personally to our room and warmly welcomed. Staff was always ready to meet out every need. The hotel has wild west charm with modern amenities. There is not much to do in Jamestown- but it was nice and quiet there. Nearby Railtown was really interesting.

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

Thanks for taking time to let us know that you enjoyed your stay with us, Drewmann! Jamestown is quite an historical little town and we're glad you had a chance to visit Railtown. We hope you'll come back again and see all that the Mother Lode has to offer. More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Beautiful hotel. Real history. The bar is restored, with very minimal changes, from the old 1800s saloon. AMAZING! Beautiful refinished wood and a glass chain over the bar mirror. Luckily I heard this from one of the owners because the staff that checked me out in the morning was almost annoyed to even talk to me .... The location is... More 

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

We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We apologize for what might have been perceived as reluctant service. We've addressed this with our staff and reminded them that, no matter how busy we may be, customer service is what we pride ourselves upon. Thanks for taking time to let us know your experience. More 

Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I took my wife here for her birthday, we had a wonderful time. The entire staff was great, very friendly and helpful. We stayed in room #3 (Flo's room). We did not encounter Flo, maybe next time. We toured the town and the shops, everyone in the shops were friendly as well. A must go to place to relax and... More 

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

On behalf of the friendly town of Jamestown, we're glad you spent time with us, RMC! We enjoyed having you as our guest and are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for taking time to post your review. Come back again when you're in Northern California. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We are so happy we chose this hotel in Jamestown. The staff are wonderful and friendly. Had a great converstation with the owner as well. He has been there 40 yrs. and has put alot of blood, sweat and tears into the hotel. It is charming. Rooms very comfortable. Reasonably priced for the area. I loved my soak in the... 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 post your review, Domo! We enjoyed having you as our guest and hope that you will return soon. We strive to maintain an outstanding staff who treats our guests as family; we're glad you noticed that. More 

Incline Village, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Fun hotel, excellent reconstruction. The rooms contain lovely antiques but the bathrooms are updated. We sat on the patio and sampled the local Amador County wines. The staff is very friendly and play up the ghost story about "Flo" very well. The town is quiet but worth spending one day, be advised many of the stores are closed on Tuesday.... More 

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

Sammy, thank you for submitting your review. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! You picked a quiet time to visit right after Memorial Day weekend but you wouldn't believe how busy the town is now. We hope you'll return again and remind us that you are a repeat customer. More 

Berkeley
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We booked a room with bath and were assigned room 5 that has a converted closet across the hall that is supposed to be the included bath. Moreover, the only window of the tiny room (with no closet) could not open. Let's not confuse old with charming! We refused our room and found another hotel.

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

JCW, we're so sorry that you were disappointed with your room and that we could not offer you anything that would accommodate your needs. We were sorry to lose your business and hope that you will give us another try. More 

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