We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

The National Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
Hotel website
2 Water Street, Jackson, CA 95642
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Jackson
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
The National Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 101: English reviews
Claremont, CA
Level Contributor
53 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real gem in the gold country. Not much happening in this town, but a great place to serve as a hub for a two day exploration of historic Highway 49. Booked the John Wayne room opening to the hotel balcony. (It also has a fireplace that we didn't use being that we were in the middle of a major... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank junebugclaremont
Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The food was great, but the menu was wrong. I had ordinary vegetables instead of the creamed spinach that was supposed to accompany my delicious salmon dinner. The worse part was the waitresses gouging us by mounting up the cost of the bill. We ordered a $26 bottle of wine and she quickly served a $35 bottle making us believe... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Travelor44
Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Too cute....and only an hour from home! I was there last week for a small work planning meeting and plan to return again soon with my husband! The rooms are renovated and very clean and comfortable. My bed was super comfy, sheets were soft and the bathroom had everything you need. Was lucky enough to be in a front facing... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brenda K
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We were heading to Tahoe, but didn't allow sufficient time and ended up in Jackson, which initially looked like a nowhere town, but we followed the sign for the historic town and found a lovely row of old buildings and ultimately the national hotel. It's delightful. When we arrived there was a man playing the piano- what a great intro!... More 

Helpful?
Thank kirktonmains
San Jose, California, United States
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We dropped in this last weekend for a quick vist to the gold country. Hotel is easy to locate and has a nice citygarage behind. We had a 1st floor room #105. It was small but perfect for a few nights. The bed warm, crisp, and clean.The pillows were abundant and oh so nice. Shower and toilet clean and well... More 

Helpful?
Thank Paul T
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Level Contributor
129 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This was an unplanned stay. I usually plan (using TA) and book our accommodation well in advance, but we were meant to be staying with family at this time but they were sick with the flu. So it meant finding some last minute accommodation right for the Columbus Day long weekend in a tourist destination area. Uh Oh!! But it... More 

Helpful?
Thank julnol
Penn Valley, California
Level Contributor
68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Classy historic hotel. Third floor has several rooms that access the balcony. We stayed in the John Wayne suite which was very spacious and had two doors to the balcony overlooking the main street. This bed is very soft, so if you like a firmer mattress inquire as you book your stay. Staff overall was exceptionally helpful!

Helpful?
Thank janie p
Malta, Montana
Level Contributor
20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Was not planning on staying in Jackson until a local recommended it to me . That was a wonderful recommendation. One night turned into two and will be staying there again in any future trips in this area. Staff was very helpful and pleasant to be around. Hotel was immaculate in appearance and cleanliness. Rooms are well appointed and nicely... More 

Helpful?
Thank Pat H
Shingle Springs
Level Contributor
23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

I am not sure just how to rate my stay. I stayed here two weeks in a row. The night manager and front desk man were very kind and made me feel extremely welcome. The room was beautiful and the bed plush. But I swear the "Spirit" in the Mansion does not like me. Twice I stayed and twice I... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Kristy L
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We passed a fantastic Valentine's weekend on this amazing hotel plenty decorated with antiques and enjoying the tasty food they offer at Stanley's Steakhouse, their restaurant. The staff was really nice, specially the owner, Stanley, and his daughter, Kelly. They gave us good advices about places to visit in the area, caring about us to be sure Valentine's was going... More 

Helpful?
Thank Luis G
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

69 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (42)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (20)
Viewed
Room/Suite (9)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (11)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (27)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (9)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Jackson
0.2 mi away
BEST WESTERN Amador Inn
0.6 mi away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Jackson
4.9 mi away
The Historic Hotel Leger
The Historic Hotel Leger
#1 of 1 in Mokelumne Hill
4.0 of 5 stars 126 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.5 mi away
Hotel Sutter
Hotel Sutter
#2 of 2 in Sutter Creek
4.0 of 5 stars 53 reviews
3.4 mi away
Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort
3.9 mi away
Days Inn Sutter Creek
Days Inn Sutter Creek
#1 of 2 in Sutter Creek
4.0 of 5 stars 423 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
No photo provided
National Hotel Deli
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The National Hotel has just completed a four million dollar renovation and updating, while maintaining the grand dame's wild west, gold country roots. Rooms and public areas have many of their original fixtures (phones & lighting) and furniture. All rooms are luxury, many with jacuzzis, balconies, heated floors, fireplaces and so much more. Most of the 150 year old bar has been kept in tact and now is an elegant venue for meeting and imbibing, or while waiting for your table at our fine dinner house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The National Hotel

Address: 2 Water Street, Jackson, CA 95642
Location: United States > California > Jackson
Price Range: $225 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing