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Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn

523 Sacramento St, Nevada City, CA 95959
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kent
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Piety Hill Cottages are a journey back in time. The decor and amenities are vintage America and the whole set up is rather quirky in a nice way. We really enjoyed our two night stay and the opportunity to indulge in a bit of a time warp with the decor, the equipment and the atmosphere; think vintage fridge, home sweet... More 

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Piety_Hill_Cottages, Owner at Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn, responded to this review

Hello Elizabeth9500, Though the property is indeed 82 yrs old and has that "vintage America" feeling it has been updated with many new things like carpeting, bedding and decore. Keeping that "journey back in time" felling is quite a job when searching for those things that have been replaced and we are happy that you have enjoyed the ambiance. Not... More 

Lacombe
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

White Birch cottage may not be what you would expect or receive at a big name hotel, but what it lacks in modern amenities it more than makes up for in space, solitude, and a return to simpler times. If you're expecting chilled to perfection air conditioning and a fashion-forward décor, then you'll be disappointed. However, if you're refreshed by... More 

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Piety_Hill_Cottages, Owner at Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn, responded to this review

Hi Laurie B, So glad that you enjoyed your stay here on Piety Hill. Last year we added an air conditioner to the bedroom, (though someone stole the remote this week) and I purchased a new one for the livingroom just a few days ago. It will be installed upon the next "check-out" opportunity. This should help with the comfort... More 

El Sobrante, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Just a quick note to mention how much we enjoyed our recent stay in a Piety Hill cottage. Comfortable accommodation, great location, knowledgeable and friendly proprietors. The garden area in front of the cottages is a nice plus.

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Piety_Hill_Cottages, Owner at Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn, responded to this review

Hi Jim, It is allways nice to see returning guests! and especially when they come back and bring a new guest to our property. That is a compliment that we regard highly. It was great to see the group interacting in the courtyard and heading out to the river for daytime fun then over to the North Columbia Schoolhouse for... More 

Monmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

White Birch cottage was at the rear of the property and was a lovely secluded spot. We were only 2 in the cottage but there would have been more than enough room if there were 4 of us . Well equipped kitchen and lots of DVDs available in the lounge . Shower a bit of a tight squeeze but perfectly... More 

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Piety_Hill_Cottages, Owner at Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Piety Hill Cottages for your stay as you traveled all the way here from the UK. It was truly a pleasure to have met you and I hope that the rest of your trip was delightful! More 

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Piety Hill offered several cottages with different accommodations. Proprietors very helpful and friendly. Be sure to call before booking so that you will get a cottage that suits your needs. Cottages clean, grounds well kept, breakfast (if you choose to order) very good and plentiful.

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Piety_Hill_Cottages, Owner at Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn, responded to this review

It was nice to have you with us while while you searched your family history here in Nevada City. We hope to see you again on the next search! More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The service is excellent and the rooms very comfortable. There's space to sit in the room and a nice kitchenette for making tea & coffee. It's an enjoyable ten minute walk into the lovely Navada City (which is really worth a visit) and there's a supermarket up the road for breakfast supplies. We had good croissant (we bought ourselves) with... More 

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Piety_Hill_Cottages, Owner at Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn, responded to this review

Hello Ann, Thanks for choosing Piety Hill Cottages. We appreciate that you explored other lodging facilities and came back to us for the night. That tells us we are doing something right. Though you didn't choose one of our breakfast options it is always nice to see folks enjoying the courtyard and BBQ areas when the weather has been so... More 

San Rafael, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed at the Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn 2 years after we were married. We went back for our 25th Anniversary. The owner Michael Trenberth has done a fantastic job. The cottages were clean and inviting, romantic for couples and very accommodating for families. The breakfast which is delivered to your room was very tasteful. A very... More 

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Piety_Hill_Cottages, Owner at Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mick, It is always a pleasure to meet someone that had been here before I took it over so I can pick their brain and see what was then, and is now, being done with the property. Happy 25th anniversary to you and your lovely wife and we hope you won't wait another 23 years to visit us again. More 

Nevada City, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My husband and I were stranded at 9:30pm on a Friday night in Grass Valley after having a serious allergy attack to something in the B & B where we were staying for the weekend. We happened to call Sharon who unfortunately didn't have a spot (no wonder as her place is adorable), but Sharon then spent the better part... More 

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Piety_Hill_Cottages, Manager at Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Thank you so much for your kind words. I never felt that way about myself and it was so wonderful to see that others recognize those qualities in me. I just try to do my best for all the guests in our little towns. I want them to have as perfect a vacation as possible, even if they... More 

Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

i have stayed at the piety hill cottages for 12 days, they were amazing. even though i was very far away from home, they made me feel so warm and welcome. i am definitely coming back and i highly recommend them. very clean, comfortable, nice place to stay in best of luck to shrein and michell haifa abouassi lebanon

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Piety_Hill_Cottages, Owner at Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn, responded to this review

Hello Haifa, Thank you so much for the nice review! It was a pleasure to have met and served you while you were here for your Ayurveda courses at the California College of Ayurveda just aroung the corner. We look forward to seeing you again for the next phase of your education and hope that good health and prosperity are... More 

Sacramento, California
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Several cottages, quaint, clean and well kept, each w/different decor. Nice landscaped area in center of property. Located in quiet neighborhood. Walking distance to downtown, though walk back to property steep in a couple of spots. Originally constructed in the 1930's, furnishings reflect that period, very quaint. Very enjoyable stay.

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Piety_Hill_Cottages, Manager at Piety Hill Cottages Motel and B&B Inn, responded to this review

Hi Richard, It was great to meet you and Sandra. Hopefully you will have more time on your next visit to explore more of the area and since you are only about an hour away we hope you will think of us as a quick Staycation for last minute getaways! Come on up and explore the Yuba River this summer.... More 

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