Travelling on vacation just as the fires broke out in Yosemite. All of the hotels in Sonora were full with firefighters. Best Western called the Columbia Inn and helped secure our reservation. Ths Columbia was the only place not full and so I expected a disaster. Happy to say this gem was unearthed. New owners have upgraded this place in the past year. All new beds, interiors, etc. Right in the heart of historic Columbia CA. DVD's were available to check out at the office, FREE. The kids liked that. No smoking rooms, hot water in the showers, good pressure, dark chocolate on the pillows, huge coffee pot.... more than I expected. Recommend this as long as you're not looking for the Ritz-Carlton.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Rob and his fiancé Cheryl have put a lot of hard work, dedication and passion into the Columbia Inn Motel to make it a positive experience. We enjoy meeting and getting to enjoy our guests personally. Our goal is to make everyone feel at home while visiting ours. Rob served 14 years in the Air Force and has had several ventures since. One of which is 49er Mining Supplies, that he opened in 2001 and is currently located adjacent to the motel office. Rob's knowledge of mining is vast and he loves sharing with all. We invite you to come to the Columbia Inn Motel located in the heart of the Mother Lode and take a step back in time. Be sure you take time to visit the historic Columbia State Park which is a short walking distance from us. ... more less