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The National Hotel

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located in the historical area of Jackson at the intersection of Main St. and Water St. with a beautiful Facade. Inside the lobby the owner's have done a great job of renovation. It is like stepping back in time, from the furnishings to the decorations. The front desk staff is very friendly and helpful and truly represent... More 

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Claremont, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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 

2 Thank junebugclaremont
Sacramento, California
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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 

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Sacramento, California
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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 

Thank Brenda K
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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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 

Thank kirktonmains
San Jose, California, United States
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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 

Thank Paul T
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 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 

Thank julnol
Penn Valley, California
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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!

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Malta, Montana
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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 

Thank Pat H
Shingle Springs
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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 

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  • 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 )
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Cuisines: American
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Free Parking
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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 St, Jackson, CA 95642-2328
Location: United States > California > Jackson
Price Range: $225 - $350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
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