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Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The aroma wafting up the Main St. sidewalk from the nearby Murphys Historic Hotel & Restaurant helped me make a quick decision:: Dinner here & now! The Veal Parmesan Special was sold out. Blackened Mahi-Mahi was topped with a mango-avocado relish & served with coconut wild rice & vegetables. One of the oldest continually operating hotels in California, it was...

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Mariposa, California
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We chose this hotel because it is right in downtown,walking distance to the playhouse we were seeing a show at.The Hotel bar was rowdy and rocking at 7pm.We choose to skip it and the bar full of dudes getting smashed.They were still at it when our show let out, and continued,loudly until 2 am.Our room was noisy and the shower...

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1Thank crashandburnh2o
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Ive been to this place a handful of times. We got here during the dinner rush but we were seated and served in a timely fashion. I got the ribeye and it was outstanding. The server was very attentive and made great suggestions. We ended up staying to check out the night life. The bartender Brian made an excellent grey...

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Gallipolis, Ohio
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Some might consider it "old" or "run-down" but the truth is this is a gorgeous example of an old-west saloon/hotel that is a great place to eat and have drinks! I did not stay the night but know that this is a blast from the past and a must see if you're in the area.

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El Cerrito, California
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is another restored Gold Country hotel, rather like the City Hotel in nearby Columbia. My husband and I didn’t stay there overnight, but we had lunch there as we passed through. The lunch fare consisted mainly of several types of sandwich, but they were substantial (we had turkey with chilis and jack cheese). Soup (we had French onion) and...

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed with the restaurant. It took our party of 6 adults 45 minutes for our breakfast order to arrive. Not much of an apology and food was fair. Cool looking outdoor space but not worth the wait.

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1Thank Kitty L
Bayville, New York
Reviewed 26 August 2016

great break, off the beaten path, on a long drive down route 49.It sits in the center of a tiny but charming little gold rush mining town. I expected Fes Parker to walk off the front steps. Now I know why Hollywood loved westerns. California was just full of all this history right at their fingertips.

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San Francisco
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Our room was in the rooms off of the patio. They were fine for our over nighter. The Building and grounds are really cool. Friends had a room in the old building on the street with a balcony you could climb out onto...

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2Thank TiamoItalia
Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

After doing a bit of research, I've learned that everything about this hotel/bar is haunted. IT'S FREAKING AWESOME!! The room was quaint and historic, obviously. I would come back here just to have a beer and enjoy the ambiance of place. I highly recommend this place, if you are into history at all! ENJOY!

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Rialto, California
Reviewed 6 August 2016

During a recent family reunion, we were on our own for breakfast and found the hotel. We enjoyed our breakfast outside. The food was good. The staff was accommodating and helped cousins join us so we could visit. A delightful place to enjoy a meal!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Murphys Historic Hotel is the longest continually operated hotel in California. The Hotel was built in 1856 and we try to keep our nine historic rooms as close to that time period as possible. If you are to stay within the Historic Hotel you are without T.V., Phone, A/C, and of course a bathroom... but how often do you get to share a shower down the hall? You may bump into a ghost while enjoying a little piece of history. We also have twenty modern hotel rooms that have been improved more recently with new T.V.'s, Beds, A/C's, and Windows. We do have plans to remodel all bathrooms but Rome wasn't built in a day. We also have a full service restaurant which is open for breakfast, lunch, & dinner 365 days a year along with a full service saloon. The Murphys Historic Hotel is also within walking distance to over 20 different wine tasting rooms and our community park. While you are here please let me know how we are doing. We hope to see you soon!Sincerely, Brian ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Murphys Historic Hotel

Address: 457 Main St., Murphys, CA 95247
Region: United States > California > Murphys
Price Range: €76 - €114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 29
Also Known As:
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“go for the King rooms on the far side of the Hotel”
 of 5 bubbles crashandburnh2o, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Stay in the main hotel for character - but there's no on-suite so be prepared for that. If you want on-suite stay in the separate building in the grounds - but you lose the charm.”
 of 5 bubbles M7950DNmarkw, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Anywhere but over the bar!”
 of 5 bubbles williamLF, 5 Dec 2014 | Read review
“You will be lucky to get a room at all.”
 of 5 bubbles DrDadrwp, 30 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I like the ground floor units. Luggage to room and back to car is simpler.”
 of 5 bubbles Vladislov, 13 May 2014 | Read review
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