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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you need a quick getaway but still want a cozy atmosphere, this is for you! Here you can experience both history and comfort. I have to first say that my husband and I decided very last minute to book a weekend getaway, and after plans A and B for more "exotic" places many hours from home fell through, we... More 

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national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful and detailed response. We always strive to give the best service, possible. Indeed, this is a very unique property and it is one of the 10 oldest continuously operated hotels in California. The only clarification that we would make, is that during the summer season, our restaurant is open to the public until 10:00 pm,... More 

Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here several times and enjoyed it each time. An old hotel from the 1800's, very quaint. The staff is great and the restaurant and bar are really good. Lots of shopping on the street. Be on the look out for "Flo", the hotel ghost. Clean rooms and no tv's.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Historic and charming hotel in historic and charming Jamestown: old buildings, wood sidewalks, interesting shops, pretty Golden State vistas. The hotel features gorgeous original hardwood floors; a beautiful original bar - ask to see the Prohibition-era "speakeasy." Very friendly and competent staff. Very clean hotel. Great furnishings and finishes in the rooms; modern conveniences but period-authentic. Very comfortable beds; great... More 

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Dinas Powys, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

My wife and daughter and I stayed here for two nights at the end of May on our way to explore Yosemite. The hotel is really characterful - all Victorian colonial style full of antique furniture. The staff were really helpful and friendly especially Daniel in the bar. He looked after us boozy Brits with real style and good humour... More 

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Rock Springs, WY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Nice bar, dating back to the 1850s. Cozy, comfortable room. Pleasant 2nd story porch. Great breakfast buffet. Friendly employees. It was an excellent choice--unique, historic, memorable, on Main Street, with easy parking.

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Copperopolis, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

If you are willing to spend $32 for a very nice baked potato, this is the place to come too. I brought my Mom, grandmother and friend for dinner here last night for Mothers Day. We had a 4pm reservation. There were only 6 other people in the restaurant at 4pm. They sat us down and advised immediately that they... More 

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national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

I wish to thank you for what I assume is a review that comes from honest feelings. The problem that I am having, is that the review runs counter to almost all that I observed, or to those comments made by the server, who has worked here for a long time and is not prone to making excuses. 1. We... More 

Whittier, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Walked in to the National restaurant you feel like you go back in time. They had a great menu for a fun getaway with friends. Had the special steak with peppercorn sauce. Hubby had the fish dinner with fig sauce. Dessert was a great experience with cherry jubilee. It's a must do they use fresh herbs also displayed as center... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Recently stayed there for 2 nights and had a great time. The staff was fantastic and the room was very comfortable and quiet. I loved the old style pull chain toilet and the brass bed. There is no tv in the room but does have wifi. The breakfast that is included was very good. Quiche, French Toast, Hard Boiled eggs,... More 

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

The service was exceptional, from walking in to walking out. Courteous, accommodating, and with smiles from everyone. The staff gives the impression that they truly enjoy being there. The décor was "period" to a "T". The room was clean and quiet. The evening dinner was quite good. Prime rib well seasoned and perfectly prepared. Excellent pasta on the side. The... More 

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Wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

I neglected to mention to my teenage son that I booked this hotel knowing it had a haunted reputation, he was horrified when the lovely manager warned us that "Flo" had been "active" lately when we arrived to book in. I on the other hand was pragmatic, I had never actually HAD a ghostly experience in my life, why should... More 

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national2, Public Relations Manager at 1859 Historic National Hotel, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always fun for us to hear Flo stories, thank you for sharing! Hopefully she wasn't too disruptive to your sleep. We can't wait to see you both again. Thank you! More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the romantic elegance in the California Gold Country near Yosemite. Boutique hotel and acclaimed restaurant have been restored to today’s standards of comfort while retaining the historic charm of days gone by. All rooms have private baths, some with showers for two; pull chain toilets, memory foam comfort on queen size beds and many original antiques. Buffet breakfast included. Onsite restaurant, award-winning wines from throughout the Sierra Foothills, Mediterranean cuisine and patio dining in season. Full service saloon with daily Happy Hour specials. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 1859 Historic National Hotel

Address: 18183 Main St, Jamestown, CA 95327-9748
Location: United States > California > Jamestown
Price Range: $152 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 1859 Historic National Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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