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Gunn House Hotel

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286 So Washington St., Sonora, CA 95370
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Gunn House Hotel
Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Sonora
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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San Rafael, California
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180 reviews 180 reviews
35 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Historic and fun. If you are lucky enough to stay during the wild west Film Fest, but the town was the draw. I love this entire area. So much history was made here. Gold was a draw for thousands of people. Rich history and old buildings are its bread and butter. The Gunn House is centrally located. The bar is... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This was my second stay at the Gunn House this year to visit relatives who live nearby. Perfect location for exploring old town Sonora. As others have commented, great breakfast. Staff is friendly. Rooms are clean and functional. Be advised there are stairs, uneven walkways and no elevators.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It’s been a few years since I’ve had the time to take a mini-vacation in the fall and I hadn’t seen a college friend in about ten years and over the years I moved to NoCal and she moved to SoCal. Getting together was difficult. We agreed to plan to spend a few days together in November and decided to... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

In June 2014 I booked a room for 2-nights in late October. Unfortunately, a week before I was planning to go, my mother was rushed to the hospital and I had to cancel the trip. I called and cancelled the reservation before the actual date. I called today and asked about the refund and I was told that due to... More 

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Canterbury Region, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We travelled to USA again in 2014 and felt we had to revisit Sonora on our way to Yosemite. Enjoyed Gunn House again, especially the fabulous breakfast. Yes, it's old and a bit creaky but the staff are friendly and helpful and the place has soul. Everything in Sonora is within walking distance. It's a nice comfortable town and a... More 

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed here so we could visit Columbia and Murphy. It is in a lovely little town. The room we had was spacious and decorated in a Victorian style. The beds were comfortable and clean. The bathroom was rather outdated but clean and the shower surprisingly good, No coffee machine. The breakfast was great, home made cakes, waffles and scones plus... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This hotel is a real one off experience and really interesting as the whole town is an old pan handling gold rush site and the hotel reflects this with its ambiance of which it had loads. I can see why some people would not rave over it but we loved the style and atmosphere it had. Smallish but not small... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

At the South end of our California Gold Country tour we stopped in Sonora. The Gunn House was a pleasant surprise. Sitting in a great location within walking distance of city center. There since 1855 its what you would expect for the layout and style, but very enjoyable. The breakfast was terrific and the staff excellent. Expect to walk steps... More 

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Oakland, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I'm not sure how this hotel has so many good reviews. One of the worst hotel stays of my life. I imagine it was largely in part because I was in the "Interior king", which is essentially in the basement of the hotel. Windows look out into a dark courtyard. When I inquired about the wifi, I was informed that... More 

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one08, Owner at Gunn House Hotel, responded to this review

As owner and management of the Gunn House Hotel we take great pride in the satisfaction of our guests. We are very unhappy that your stay with us was less than exceptional. We do take pride in our hotel, as one can see from the many comments that we receive and that the majority of our guests enjoy their stay... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

When we stayed it was extremely hot but it didn't spoil the stay. Very smooth check in with easy parking. The room was clean and spacious. Gladly there was air conditioning although it was a little on the noisy side. It's located in the middle of town. Breakfast was different but fresh and nice. Fresh waffles and fruit were very... More 

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Address: 286 So Washington St., Sonora, CA 95370
Location: United States > California > Sonora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Gunn Hotel Sonora

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