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Turlock, California
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99 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been wanting for years to stay the night in Columbia, and finally had the chance to spend one night here with my teen daughter. I'm so glad I did! The folks working there were very friendly and our room was perfectly clean. And so comfortable! It had all the charm of a place built in 1857, yet also modern... More 

Thank dephal
Middleburg, Florida
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Words cannot describe the experience of staying in City Hotel! Not only are the rooms spacious and charming, but the whole atmosphere is also an experience to cherish! We stayed in room 6 and my dad stayed in room 1 with a private balcony. He said he left the doors open in the evening and enjoyed the cool, summer night... More 

Thank TracieFL
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 6 year old son and I had a very nice two nights at this hotel. The room was clean, the bed was comfy, and the front desk folks were very friendly and helpful. No TV, which I love, and showers down the hall!

Thank WashingtonDCJane
Columbia_Hotels, Public Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of the City Hotel! We are so glad you had a great experience and enjoyed the historical aspects of staying in our accommodations. Visit again soon! More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel as part of a road trip it's set in an old mining cowboy town and the locals dress in period costume the hotel is exactly as it would have been in 1890,s and we were greeted by a man in period dress at front desk The rooms were quaint and in period although there was... More 

Thank Ann B
Columbia_Hotels, Public Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Columbia. We pride ourselves on giving an authentic historic experience to our guests along with great customer service. We look forward to having you stay with us again! More 

New Hampshire
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The park did a very good job remodeling this historic hotel in a very authentic way. Period furniture, antiques and wallpaper are used throughout. Rooms have air conditioners (in the ceiling) and small bathrooms in each room with sinks and toilets. Showers are communal. It's a fun experience. We enjoyed some delicious cinnamon rolls for breakfast at the "Columbia Kate"... More 

Thank Skipppy
Columbia_Hotels, Public Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you had a nice visit to Columbia. Glad you noticed the air conditioners; we installed those in the last few years and they have made quite a difference for our summer guests. Hope you stay with us again soon! More 

Palo Alto, CA
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164 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Walking into the City Hotel is a step into the past. The friendly clerk greeted us behind her big desk in a historic lobby. She showed us to our room up a long flight of stairs, going past a beautiful dining room (which wasn't open on the Monday night that we were there). This is not a modern hotel by... More 

Thank swj
Columbia_Hotels, Public Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the City Hotel! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Columbia and we hope you will return again soon, maybe to experience one of our many special events we host throughout the year. Happy travels! More 

Clayton, California
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121 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Stayed in Cottage #15 which has three bedrooms, a living room (with a smaller flat screen TV) and a full kitchen with kitchen nook and one bathroom. This is a State Park, a historic town and the cottage was historic too --- however for the age, it was well kept and very clean and accommodating for two couples. The bedrooms... More 

Thank TravelinWillers
Columbia_Hotels, Public Relations Manager at City Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the cottage during the annual wine tasting event! It is a great location close to town and very convenient. We love that you played games and just enjoyed what Columbia has to offer. Hope you will return soon! More 

San Francisco
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127 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We had lunch at City Hotel Restaurant in the middle of Columbia State Park. The food was very fresh and albeit the portions were small, the food was very good. The service was lacking and extremely slow. It was a weekend and the waitstaff seemed short-handed, even for this time of the year. We had a glass of wine and... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Go back in time to 1850 go back to when the beds were thick and squeeky and the rooms only had an oil lamp. Its all at this great hotel you are greeted and checked in by lovely people in costume of the time. OK you do not have tv ensuit facilities, but you will have a great time.

Thank tony b
Camp Connell, CA
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80 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We went to the City Hotel for dinner to be part of a CD release concert by an Irish Band, and ended up having a surprisingly good meal. The surprise came because over the past few years the hotel management, and the dining room, have gone through some significant changes. At one time it was run as part of a... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Concierge
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Columbia City Hotel and its sister, the Fallon Hotel, are authentically restored 19th-century country inns. All rooms are elegantly appointed with Victorian antiques, custom crafted wall coverings, and beautiful lithographs. Each hotel has a sitting parlour where you can peruse books and magazines, or participate in one of many board games. While both hotels stay as faithful to 19th century decor as possible, modern conveniences such as indoor plumbing, heating. And air conditioning have been added. Each room has a half bath, and a shower basket and robes are provided for the trip down the hall to the shared shower rooms. There are also three charming cottages- a one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom- each with a full kitchen, fenced yard and DVD player. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Hotel

Address: 22768 Main St, Columbia State Historic Park, Columbia, CA 95310-9401
Location: United States > California > Columbia
Number of rooms: 9
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