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National Hotel

211 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
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msmam817
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2007

my husband and I got married a year ago in Nevady city. We had a tradiational wedding at the Historic Trinity Church then we had a horse drawn carriage tride o the National Hotel for our reception. It was a perfect cinderella wedding. Our reception was ideal. great food and great music with the Ghost Riders as our band. That... More 

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Goldrush County, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2007

My husband and I are avid historic hotel hoppers! We compare everything to the Strater Hotel in Durango which is a high 5 on our list. The National was intriguing because of its history and even its outside appearance. Granted, the hotel is over 150 years old, but there are some things you should be able to expect even though... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2006

I, along with 4 other people, tried to book some rooms for June 2007. However, the receptionist, as well as, the coordinator would not book any rooms nor give us any info. We had talked to them over 10 times in a two month period and never got a response. When I called today for the 20th time, the receptionist... More 

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Moonta, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2006

Id read reports about this hotel that were far from flattering but had no choice as the others Id tried to book were full for the time I wanted. Yes the National is an OLD hotel but surely thats part of its charm. It was done out to the old style of its hey days and although it may have... More 

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Modesto, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2006

The National Hotel boasts it is the oldest, continously-in-business hotel this side of the Rockies. It is apparent this is true, but it is too bad they haven't done many upgrades or even upkeep through the years. Although our room was huge, bedroom area and sitting area, it was tacky and cheap-looking. One of the worst parts was the mold... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2006

I was staying in town for the Nevada City Classic bike race. My race was Sunday afternoon, so I thought it would make for a nice weekend trip. This hotel absolutely ruined my weekend and my race. We arrived and immediately found the room to be far beyond "classic" and well into the realm of "beat up." It was like... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2006

Yes, it's old, but full of history. Was leary about the hotel based on some of the ratings, but we stayed in the suites (#54 and 55). My wife and I in one suite, and the kids in the other. The hotel was centrally located, the staff was EXCELLENT, helpful, hard working, and all about customer service. The restaurant was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2006

After being woken up for the 3rd time by other patrons at 1 am on May 6th, I went to the desk clerk to notify her of the noise. She replied with words to the effect of "oh well a lot of the locals like to book rooms here if they are too drunk to drive home. It's cheaper than... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2006

We stayed in a very small room at the back of the hotel that was well worn, but thats half the character of the hotel and the location. This is fine if you dont want a bland, plush corporate hotel. There is an excellent balcony out front where you can sit and watch the street and drink your own cocktails... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2006

I live in Nevada City and spend time at The National. It, along with the entire town, is historical. The reason why the hotel might not be at par with some standards is because we intend on keeping our town historical. Much of the hotel is in its original condition. Past presidents and many celebrities have stayed here and you... More 

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