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Indian Wells, California
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2014

The only good thing I can say about this hotel is its location. It is beyond rundown. The bed in our room was as comfortable as sleeping on a hard floor, the sheets had been torn and stitched up, the light on my side of the bed wouldn't stay on, and the wallpaper was pealing off the wall.

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California City, California
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2014

I don't consider myself picky and have no problem in a cheaper hotel. But this was the worst place we have ever stayed. Historic is not the word!! Old, smelly, rusted pipes, old mattresses, etc. so sad because Nevada City is the best little town to visit and this hotel should be totally the place to be. Years of lack... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Summary: built in the 1800's, bathrooms added in the 1970's. No other work done, ever. I had two nights in the very charming town of Nevada City, so booked the in-town National Hotel. The good part of a hotel so run down and scary is that all I did was sleep there, so that left lots of time to explore... More 

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Rocklin,CA
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1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This is not quirky, it's not "a little musty", it is falling down and decaying. It's a crime that such a beautiful, historical place is being allowed to degrade like this. The carpets are filthy and buckled, the ceilings and walls are leaking everywhere, what could be beautiful old chandeliers are missing multiple crystals, filthy, and have ugly flourescent bulbs... More 

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Auburn, California
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211 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

The location is great - staff was nice enough, and I was able to sleep o.k & am still able to review it OK for a night, Hotel Impossible I am sure could come up with many ideas to improve - a little musty, carpets very old - sink was clogged & kind of gross, no cold water at the... More 

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San Jose, California, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Good prices. Hotel dates from the late 1800's. Nice room, tall bed, fireplace. Whirlpool tub, but very small. No elevator, depending on which entrance you use, lots of stairs. Right on the start of Old Town. Lots of shops and restaurants in walking distance.

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Redding, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2014

If you like quirky,funky hotels with lots if historic charm this is the place for you. We loved having drinks on the enormous balcony that overlooks all of historic dowtown Nevada City. It's a bit run down in spots but if you dont mind a little adventure it could be a lot of fun.

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Atwater, California
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32 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Always wanted to investigate this place! The National Hotel resides in the small Historic town of Nevada City, CA. The hotel was, surely a blast from the past. With lots of the original furnishings and photographs lining the walls, this place had the perfect setting for another one of my paranormal parties. Plenty of stories from the friendly staff. Decided... More 

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Roseville, California
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95 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2014

My husband and I had read in a travel book that the National Hotel was a "must see" and that the restaurant was the best place in Nevada City for a meal. Well, yes, if you want to see what the Old West must have been like, then this is the spot for you.The hotel is grubby; it needs a... More 

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Northern CA
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115 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2013 via mobile

Ok, went Christmas shopping with friends, wanted a unique experience & we got it! Lumpy tiny beds, cold water, semi clean & noisy! Incidentally, I'm not one for the far out, but I truly think there are spirits here! A good memory in a GREAT location. It truly is convenient for shopping Nevada City,

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Additional Information about National Hotel

Address: 211 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Region: United States > California > Nevada City
Price Range: €74 - €84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
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“None to add. We did not stay there.”
 of 5 bubbles shar625, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I do not believe they have a good room, because they do not maintain the property”
 of 5 bubbles Marsha44, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view of Broad Street, make sure that is the room you are booking, not a similar one out back by the parking lot and freeway.”
 of 5 bubbles beckym658, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose another place”
 of 5 bubbles jana459, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles speedntactics, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
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