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Gunn House Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
286 So Washington St., Sonora, CA 95370
Gunn House Hotel
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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 Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Gunn House close to 10 times in the last year. We have stayed in a few different rooms but our favorite is #6. Very quiet and comfortable. Their location is convenient to downtown shopping and dining. Shirley is very approachable and if you have any trouble she will try to fix it. The included breakfast... More 

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Benicia, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

In all our travels across the U.S., this little gem is one of the best hotel we have stayed in. The decor in the rooms is great. Our party had 5 of the rooms and each was differently decorated and really cute. There are many comfortable sitting areas outside the rooms, which I am sorry to say we were unable... More 

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Marysville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This will now be our exclusive place to stay when we want to just get away and run to Sonora. We had the upstairs corner room(I think 9?) and loved it. Tastefully restored and updated without compromising the old time feel. I grew up in my grandfathers little farm house, so I love the creaking floors and such. Now we... More 

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San Rafael, California
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43 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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California
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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 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
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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
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12 helpful votes 12 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
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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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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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