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The Murphys Historic Hotel

457 Main St., Murphys, CA 95247
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The Murphys Historic Hotel
Ranked #4 of 4 hotels in Murphys
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Newer outside rooms have AC... If its summer stay there! It can be very hot up in murphys. Rooms are smaller than some places but clean. Restaurant is good but I say sit in bar & have a Bloody Mary (or two).

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Conifer, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a block of rooms here for my daughter's wedding. The staff is wonderful, the rooms are clean and the hotel is centrally located in town. Everything is within walking distance. The wedding guests met up on the outside patio... for breakfast and lunch.... as well as the bar... until closing time! The food is great and the service... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

After arriving in Murphy unexpectedly we decided to stay over for the night and booked into Murphy's The room rate was $96.45 and we paid $150 cash including deposit plus a copy of a credit card. The next morning we were given the balance of the $150 ($54.55) as agreed. Later on in the day we decided to stay another... More

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I spend several days at the Murphys Historic Hotel in the two story wing. New Beds! New windows! New bathroom fittings! It's all quite fine. The historic hotel has received much updating without loosing its character.

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Walnut Grove, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

During our stay on March 8-9, 2014 we experienced a night of chaos in the parking lot which Mangament neglected to rectify. A group of VW campers set up their BBQ, lawn chairs and adult libations which led to an astonishing safety hazard. Party started at 3:30pm and was finally shut down by law enforcment at 1:30am after numerous complaints... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Haven't stayed in the historic building so this review is just for the "modern" rooms. Maybe in 1965 they were modern! The furnishings, bed, tv, bathroom--all of it is outdated and in various states of disrepair. The room was not immaculate (I have stayed in older places, that made up for the outdated room by being the best in every... More

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Central CA
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

My wife and I along with our daughter, son-in-law and grandson (5 mo.) stayed in room 15, the Daniel Webster room, for one night. (Kind of a creepy looking guy really!) This room is upstairs right over the saloon so we were told it would be noisy until about 2 AM, and we took the room with that in mind.... More

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Gurley, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

A group of 15 of us chose the Murphys Hotel to hold a high school reunion (since we actually graduated from a military high school overseas) ....we all rented rooms in the newer section for a Friday and Saturday night. Yes, the bar area is LOUD on weekend nights - but ...we had no issues with noise in our rooms.... More

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Sacramento, California, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I spent a friday and saturday night in October 2013 ; Iwas part of a largish group which took about half the rooms of the "motel" units. The remaining units were taken by a wedding party being held at the hotel on Saturday night. Two of my group stayed in the updated Gordon Ramsey rooms. Very nice and stylish those... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Pleasant surprise in small town. Stayed in a "newer" room. Bathroom was tiny but totally adequate. Fun decor. Staff was exceptionally friendly. On site restaurant breakfast was excellent. Dinner a disappointment

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Address: 457 Main St., Murphys, CA 95247
Location: United States > California > Murphys
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Murphys Historic Hotel Murphys

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The Murphys Historic Hotel is the longest continually operated hotel in California. The Hotel was built in 1856 and we try to keep our nine historic rooms as close to that time period as possible. If you are to stay within the Historic Hotel you are without T.V., Phone, A/C, and of course a bathroom... but how often do you get to share a shower down the hall? You may bump into a ghost while enjoying a little piece of history. We also have twenty modern hotel rooms that have been improved more recently with new T.V.'s, Beds, A/C's, and Windows. We do have plans to remodel all bathrooms but Rome wasn't built in a day. We also have a full service restaurant which is open for breakfast, lunch, & dinner 365 days a year along with a full service saloon. The Murphys Historic Hotel is also within walking distance to over 20 different wine tasting rooms and our community park. While you are here please let me know how we are doing. We hope to see you soon!Sincerely, Brian ... more   less 
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