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Outside Inn

575 E. Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Laguna Beach, CA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
40 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed solo in the smaller Room 3 1/2 with its clouds theme. First time in area and stayed one night, but would come back for multiple days. Room: Clean, cozy, inviting. Bed was great with soft linens. Shower pressure was good, lots of hot water. Little fridge in my room, but others have kitchenettes and kitchens. Strong wifi signal in... More

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San Rafael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at Outside Inn for a friend's wedding that was in nearby Grass Valley and it was an excellent time. The staff was super friendly, the property is small but has a cute picnic and grass area in the center and a pool on the side. We stayed in River Room 8, which was adorable. I shared with a married... More

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Midland, tx
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's worth every penny but tricky to get there. When you get to the bridge turn left into what looks like someone's driveway or alley. The cabin is on the right with a carport you pull into. Best to back into the drive than to pull in head first. Be carefully pulling out onto the street. It is uphill and... More

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Woodland, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like small towns with a lot of history don't miss out, stop in Nevada City!! We stayed at the Outside Inn Motel and our room was called the Winter room. Each room has a different name and it's own decor. The room was very clean and quite for being off of one of the main streets. But for... More

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Lincoln, California
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally got to stay here for the Wed.nite market in N.C. Had been shown the rooms on a previous trip and my first impression was correct. Clean Clean. Stayed in the Wildflower room. Upon arriving was happily greeted by Erin in the office. Once I got situated in the room I proceeded to take my kindle outside and sat in... More

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Hot Springs, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel has the feel of staying at my grandparents lake cabin. It was charming, clean and had what I needed with a big enough fridge to buy groceries for the week and a hot plate for cooking. I would definitely stay there again.

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Sacramento, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My dog and I were made very welcome. Comfortable, tastefully decorated rooms and convenient walking distance to downtown Nevada City. Staff was very helpful in recommending day trips to state parks and places to go in town.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was the second time my husband and I have stayed at the Outside Inn in Nevada City, CA, and it was even better this time, if that is possible! Very clean, comfortable, quiet and a nice walk from the downtown area. We will continue to stay at the Outside Inn when we visit Nevada City, it is such a... More

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My in laws bought us room at the Outside Inn for a Mothers day/ Fathers day gift. This charming little getaway was just what we needed. The room had everything we needed in it! It was very warm and cozy and the service was just as nice! Everything was exceptionally clean and we felt very comfortable. Its just a short... More

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Bourne End, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Wonderfully restored 1940's motel in a wooded area on the adage of lovely small town Nevada City. It reminded us of the Wizard of Oz complete with a Dorothy who was the characterful receptionist ! I think we were perhaps the only visitors without a dog, but thankfully no animal smells in the room. Recommended to all.

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Address: 575 E. Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959
Location: United States > California > Nevada City
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Outside Hotel Nevada City
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Renovated 1930's era motor court inn with unique themed rooms, located in a quiet residential neighborhood just two blocks from downtown Nevada City. Wireless DSL, Cable, Summer Pool, BBQs, and Outdoor Fire Pit. ... more   less 
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