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Julian Gold Rush Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
2032 Main St., Julian, CA 92036
Julian Gold Rush Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tacna, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here for over 35 years and the owner and his wife and girls always make us feel welcome. We love the fact that there is no TV or phones in the rooms and that you can enjoy our fellow travelers in the parlor over tea in the afternoon and play board games and just unwind in the... More 

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San Diego, California
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got one of the few that had room to walk on both sides of the queen bed! we checked in about 1/2 hour early, and were told to go upstairs and choose the room we wanted. Since other people had arrived even earlier, most of the rooms with walking space were taken, so most of the ones that were... More 

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Highland, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I saw this place on living social and thought I'd give it a try. What a gem it is. One is transported back in time to the late nineteenth century in this tastefully designed bed and breakfast. Not only are the staff gracious, hospitable and very helpful, but on our stay the guests were warm and very open as well.... More 

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Radne H, Manager at Julian Gold Rush Hotel, responded to this review

Look forward to hopefully seeing you again in May. Very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. More 

Chandler, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second visit to this B&B and we love it. The restored Victorian rooms are small but very comfortable and clean. The lobby and parlor are great places to read, build a puzzle or play games. No TV's here, you will have to rough it! We love the idea of getting into town early and having the opportunity... More 

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Radne H, Manager at Julian Gold Rush Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We always enjoy knowing you had a wonderful time. Yes, the Hotel does not offer TV. However we do have free WiFi throughout if a guests needs that modern amenity. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

El Cajon, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Great stay at the Julian Hotel! Loved the quaint room, comfortable bed, clean amenities, and delicious breakfast. Visit the Julian Cafe for a meal and walk down to the neighborhood bookstore to find a good read (refreshingly, the rooms come without a TV). We'll be back again soon!

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Radne H, Manager at Julian Gold Rush Hotel, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your time in Julian. For those that need a TV setting we do offer free WiFi. Look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Encinitas, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We Love This Hotel! It is a true gem! We are a repeat visitor. We spent 2 nights (12/31/14 and 1/1/15); my husband and 2 teenage daughters, and everything was amazing. We arrived early and were allowed to check in, freshen up and have a cup of coffee. The staff were so gracious and helpful. In the morning the breakfast... More 

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Radne H, Manager at Julian Gold Rush Hotel, responded to this review

Love the snow pictures and so happy to see you had that opportunity to create those memories on the hotel property. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

Arizona
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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I stay in, and review, a lot of small hotel/B&B type facilities in the U.S. and around the world (mostly Europe) and it's always hard to compare different countries and different cities because the standards in a particular location and the desires of each guest vary greatly, so I try to compare a particular hotel or B&B with other comparable... More 

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Radne H, Manager at Julian Gold Rush Hotel, responded to this review

We are pleased to see that you enjoyed the Hotel. Yes some rooms are more quaint than others due to the history of the building. We do have larger rooms on the first floor and the cottages that may fit you better. However we are glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Redlands, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

As Julian's most historic bed and breakfast, the Julian Gold Rush Hotel, circa 1897, offers legendary charm and serenity in this secluded hamlet just an hour of two from most of southern California. When I ponder the word "legendary" as pertaining to a resort or hotel, the thought of being "tired" comes to mind. Not so with this property. It... More 

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Radne H, Manager at Julian Gold Rush Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are very glad to hear you enjoyed the history and the ambience of the Hotel. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Indio, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

From check in to check out a very enjoyable experience. The Hotel is bigger than you think. It has rooms in the main hotel bldg. and cabins in the back. The décor of all the rooms is DARLING, CLEAN and ATTENTION to DETAIL is overwhelming. The afternoon tea and goodies are fun and the morning breakfast is scrumptious and more... More 

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Radne H, Manager at Julian Gold Rush Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay and liked the décor and ambiance. Look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

La Habra Heights
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Can't beat the location, right on the main street in Julian. We stayed in room 16. First floor facing Main Street. Can sit outside on the front porch and watch the world go by. Room was very small with a small bathroom but very clean and decorated authentically to the 1890s. Great bed, very high and very comfortable. Tea in... More 

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Radne H, Manager at Julian Gold Rush Hotel, responded to this review

We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and glad that you took advantage of purchasing the granola. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

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