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Delta King
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1000 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95814   |  
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Ranked #18 of 84 Hotels in Sacramento
Martinez, California
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“Best time aboard the old paddle boat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Great time was had by all without ever leaving the dock. Beautiful rooms
and excellent service.
Beautiful views from all rooms. Never a dull minute something entertaining at every turn well worth the money.
We will return to the Delta King again real soon

Room Tip: corner suits are large and sunny with great views
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Folsom, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

My wife and I just spent two nights on this salvaged and renovated "Delta King" riverboat. It is now a beautiful piece of history. We took advantage of the special which included a dinner the first night and breakfast each morning. We had earlier made reservations for a room on the port (left) side of the riverboat toward the aft or stern. This was also alongside the river and not along the starboard (right) side of the riverboat. We made the right decision. Our room was situated toward the rear with a beautiful view of the river. Boat after boat passed by with its passengers waving to us as we stood outside our room. The room was beautifully renovated with large windows to view the river. Unfortunately, at night activities on the floor above were noisey and bothersome. The food at the restaurant at dinner was good, selections limited. A full service bar was located near the top of the riverboat with great seating outside. The breakfast each morning was very good. The staff was friendly and accommodating. There was plenty to do each day as we were given vouchers to go to the fabulous "train museum" nearby (within walking distance). After the tour of the museum we walked around "old Sacramento" before returning to our room. It was so much fun. Parking in the area was very limited. Parking on the street is $.25 for every 12 minutes. Bring plenty of quarters or utilize the change machine on the street corners. The City of Sacramento is extremely aggressive and will not hesitate to ruin your adventure by giving you a $40.00 parking ticket. The city parking garage is another option but the hourly rates are huge and you may have to take out a second mortgage on your home to stay all day. The City expects you to see everything within 2 hours. Yes, you have to move your car every two hours if you don't park in the garage. If you can stay on the riverboat and can afford or pay for valet parking or afford the city garage fees it is a worthwhile experience.

Room Tip: Select a room with a river view.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

Excellent little hotel, two really good meals, excellently furnished room, the slant of the deck does make walking around at night a little odd, especially when youve had a few

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Met up with my sister in law for a night out in Old Sacramento. What a treat. The Delta King was a 1/2 way point for us both. The atmosphere on the King is awesome. From the first moment when you are greated by friendly staff you know you are in for a great time. The food is outstanding and not too expensive. The view of the river is great. We are planning another trip soon and I would like to take in the Dinner Theater Show. Can't wait.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Paradise, California
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17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

We shacked up here while in town for work. The Delta King has lots of character. My valet and check-in experience were great, facilitated by their friendly staff. My room was clean and cozy with a fabulous view of the river. Free wifi was a wonderful touch and I definitely put it to good use. It is also steps from a nice selection of Old Sacramento shops and restaurants.

The Delta King's Pilot House has what I would consider to be the best bacon served at any restaurant in Sacramento! The rest of the menu is good too but the bacon really stands out!

Room Tip: Must eat at the Delta King's Pilot House
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012 via mobile

I've always wanted to stay here. We live 2 hrs north so grest wknd getsway I booked a night for my 40th bday. Arrived & valet was easy to find $ 18 nice since really no parking available on street. Check in was quick & they upgraded us to larger room! Had dinner at Delta bar & Grill we had a hightop table and boat does lean so did our table. Waitress brought us Pilothouse menus as well which was nice of her. After we ordered she moved us to a nice riverview table. Dinner was great they offered me complimentary dessert. Tiramisu , yum! Room was loud as we were directly over bar, windows don't open so bit stuffy, bathrooms need vents. But old ship so oh we'll. I loved it and glD I stayed. Breakfast was complimentary in Piilot house, really good and $30 value. Server even offered to get my husband Ibufrofen for his headache. :). Great place. Must stay there if in Sac!

  • Stayed April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cleveland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

What a way to spend my last night in the states, aboard a remarkable old paddle wheeler from days gone by!
THE STAFF ON DUTY UPON MY ARRIVAL, "Sir Max", "Lady Amy", "Driver Dav" were so helpful in so many ways and helped make my night such a worthwhile finish to another great holiday. The bar and restaurant service was impeccable, the meals themselves marvellous, the location in "Old Sacramento" one to be seen.

Room Tip: remembering where you are simply makes it a joy to stay aboard whichever room is available
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Delta King

Address: 1000 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Location: United States > California > Sacramento
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Sacramento
#20 Business Hotel in Sacramento
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Delta King 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Delta King is an authentic, historic, and permanently moored riverboat on the Sacramento River in Downtown Old Sacramento, Ca. In addition to the two restaurants, the Delta King has 44 AAA 3-Diamond rated staterooms with prepared to order hot breakfast daily, two dinner theatres, a wine school, and wedding & conference facilities. Sacramento Bee says: Pilothouse Restaurant is a must dine destination. ... more   less 
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