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1859 Historic National Hotel

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  • Excellent63%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun town and great hotel. We love staying in Historic places and this Hotel was great. Antiques throughout the property. Modern conveniences and updated bathroom. They kept some of the unique time period aspects of the hotel like a soaking tub which was...More

Thank susanepotter
Response from national2, General Manager at 1859 Historic National HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Susan for your review. Indeed, this is one of the oldest operating hotels in the State of California and we thoroughly enjoy preserving the history of it. Again, thanks for visiting us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With only 10 rooms and living nearby we haven't stayed there but we have dined there several times, never disappointed. Great menu choices, superb service and nice ambience in this historic hotel. It's well managed by the owner/operator and a little off the highway in...More

Thank Gary G
Response from national2, General Manager at 1859 Historic National HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Gary for your review. Indeed, over the past 44 years, we have worked to give the best possible service that we can. Incidentally, our wine list is the largest restaurant wine list of the "Sierra Foothill" appellation in the area, featuring a usual...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed one night in this hotel, half way our trip to Yosemite. A great stay, the hotel we liked as it has managed to keep his traditional gold rush atmosphere. Great hospitality, a personal tour, clean and tidy stylish rooms. The hotel has a...More

Thank GeertMe
Response from national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your response. We always attempt to present our historic hotel in a positive and accurate historic light. Indeed, the hotel is one of the 10 oldest in California, dating from 1859 and it is a pleasure to be responsible for a small...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018

Very friendly bartender as we arrived right at dinner time. The rooms were perfect for the trip with my husband. Dinner and breakfast food was spectacular. I am glad we stopped at this location on our way to Yosemite. We walked the town at night...More

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Response from national2, Owner at 1859 Historic National HotelResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you Sheryl for your review. The National Hotel & Restaurant is one of the ten oldest, continuously run hotels in California. We have totally restored and always try to maintain the history and quality of this establishment.

Reviewed 24 May 2018

I was originally booked with this hotel to stay one night for memorial day weekend. The hotel suddenly decided to completely cancel my reservation two days before I began my trip leaving me high and dry to quickly find another (farther and more expensive) accommodation....More

Thank Marc S
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Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$153 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$153 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Carmen D
30 August 2016|
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Response from Don M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does have a bathroom inside the room
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Kimie G
25 June 2016|
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Response from national2 | Property representative |
Very sorry, we do not have refrigerators in the rooms. We have a walk in type of refrigerator in the restaurant, downstairs, that we can store items in overnight.
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Barbara Q
25 October 2014|
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Thank you for considering us. Parking is off premises, either in the parking lot next door, or on the street which most consider to be quite safe. This hotel pre-dates automobiles and the old horse stable still stands... More
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"Rooms very authentic, no lifts steep stairs"
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"Can get adjoining rooms combined."
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"Room No. 5 with a detached but private bathroom is a good dea."
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"Room #7 is bright and more spacious, but Room #6 has the 2 twin beds for larger adults."
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