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Gunn House Hotel

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286 So Washington St., Sonora, CA 95370
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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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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great little place! We decided to stay here because it wasn't worth going to the Ahwahnee in Yosemite and spending $500 if we were going to get there after 4pm. Instead we spent $100 here and went down the block to a great burger place for dinner. The Gunn House was a great choice for us.. The room was a... More 

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252 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've wanted to stay at this hotel for years! We finally went here just for a short get-away. I LOVED it here. The 'new' owners have done a spectacular job of restoration. Every room is different and unique. It's all done in 1800's decor. Very comfortable. (You have your own bathroom also.) We sat outside on the rocking chairs and... More 

Carson City, Nevada
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like unique stays in historic buildings, this might be your place. There are a selection of rooms, each one different. The decor in each room is antique, but not the frilly, fluffy kind - something more like a very nice room might really have been like in 1900. The owners have tried very hard to keep the basic... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got married in Sonora and our guests filled nearly 100% of the rooms at this dingey hotel, which is one of the few options in this town. Because our wedding venue partially burned down a few months before the wedding, I called and spoke to the owner in detail in order to pay in advance for my aunt &... More 

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

It is unfortunate your experience with the Gunn House Hotel was a disappointment. We make every attempt to train our staff on reservation and check-in policy and etiquette. Also, great effort is given to accommodate our guest’s needs to make sure they have a pleasant stay. Hotel policy upon check-in is that the guest occupying the room must provide a... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't get why anyone would have anything bad to say about this place. I really enjoyed my stay that I am going back again next week. (I am a sales rep, so I travel to this area frequently). The location is fantastic, the room was quaint and retained a lot of the historical charm. I didn't have a chance... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Found this little gem on Trip adviser and was delighted with our choice. The hotel has so much character and atmosphere. Our room was at the front although there was street noise it didn't keep us awake. After a long drive we found the pool clean and refreshing. All restaurants and eateries are a walk away. The breakfast was one... More 

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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Recommendation - stay at the best western Sonora oaks. I like Sonora and usually stay at the best western (I have stayed there three times). Well this time, I thought I'd try something in town and historic. Well, not again. We booked a room with two queens and I thought it was going to be poolside; well, it was sort-of... More 

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

We are very sorry that you were disappointed with your stay at the Gunn House Hotel. The Gunn House Hotel is a historic inn and building which makes it much different from a more conventional hotel. Each room is different in size, decor, and location on the property. Also, the hotel only has 22 rooms and when the property is... More 

Kent, Texas
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Looking far afield from Yosemite National Park for a hotel room after deciding on a last minute family trip, I found the Gunn House Hotel on TA and was delighted with my choice. The hotel is a rambling place that works its way up the hill from the main road through Sonora and that adds character. Each of the rooms... More 

Sacramento, California
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28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Enjoyed our stay at this charming and cozy hotel. The rooms are quaint, comfortable and clean with lovely period antiques. The breakfast is homemade, loaded with delicious baked goods, egg dishes and made to order waffles. The staff was friendly and helpful. The Gunn House was the perfect accommodation for a quintessential visit to the California gold country.

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Visalia, California
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Stayed here for two nights. The room was so charming with little touches throughout that added to the experience (door that opened on the top half like a mini French door, period furniture, super comfy bed). The gardens and overall outdoor area and pool were excellently maintained and beautiful. Breakfast was better than expected with quiche, several kinds of coffee... More 

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