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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 16 January 2013

Horribly raw meat in hamburger that the bartender should have comped it was sooooo bad...My parents lived in Grass Valley from 1972 to 1999 and I have had many, many wonderful experiences here, so the return was purely nostalgic...It should have been a clue that we were the only ones there to eat, and only a few bar flies were...

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4Thank John I
Placerville, California
Reviewed 29 December 2012

During our visit we had to visit one of the local historic places for an adult libation and a snack and found ourselves in the bar at the National Hotel. Despite previous reviews we found the bartender friendly and accommodating. We were only there to catch a quick drink and have a shared meal and then continue on our quest...

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2Thank 4everjung
Reviewed 16 December 2012

the bar was horrible, the staff looks like they were two breath away from a heart attack! They favor the regulars. 1 of the bartender said she was not going to make a Bloody Mary (twice) because she didn't want to! I asked the bartender for a jack an coke..she looked at me like i was stupid.. back to the...

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3Thank bailey530
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 6 November 2012

We only stayed one night and that was enough, wall paper torn, someone had vomited on our balcony it was not cleaned up. We had a drink in the bar the leg on the chair I was sitting on fell off the waitress was very upset still it was not good. I would say avoid this hotel very dirty and...

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3Thank owdem
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 17 September 2012

I just spent 2 days in the old California gold rush. Well it felt like it. Old victorian furnishing everwhere with a great veranda over Broad Street. The bar is a real rush of the 49ers who it was built for. You have to be aware that this is a very old hotel and not perfect. But if you want...

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3Thank xfil911
Chonburi, Thailand
Reviewed 16 September 2012

This hotel, we were told one of the oldest in USA, is worth a visit due to its charm. Nothing much has been done to it since it was new. Well, when color-tv was invented and AC was invented, they got them! Since then, nothing has happen! The room we stayed in was small and not nice, but still! We...

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1Thank changlek
Yamhill, Oregon
Reviewed 3 September 2012

One would expect a well-kept hotel in a quaint town like Nevada City, but The National Hotel is not worth your dollar. The front desk staff were very nice, but the hotel itself is very shabby...filthy carpet with wrinkles that can trip you if you're not careful. Along with antique furniture, you get spreads and drapes from the same era...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Do not stay here! This was the worst place I have ever stayed in my life. Entire experience from the beginning was horrible. The staff was unprofessional and extremely rude. We rented a "suite" (140), room was filthy and smelled like mold. Carpet was disgusting. A/C was broken and room was a consistent 90+ degrees all night. Beds were old...

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3Thank Julie P
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 31 July 2012

OMG, what a horrible meal. It was empty on a Saturday night, and I wish I had read reviews before we went. The salad was wilted and tired. My husband wondered if they made salad plates up a few days ahead and just left them in the fridge. There’s a fine line between tired and just garbage for these salads....

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1Thank Ka L
San Francisco
Reviewed 17 June 2012

I love this place! It is a piece of history. It is the oldest running hotel since 1854! The hotel is old and it has character. National has a great bar and the bar tenders are awesome, just cant be too high maintenance. Take a shot of whiskey, sing some karaoke, and have some fun.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about National Hotel

Address: 211 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959
Region: United States > California > Nevada City
Price Range: $113 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
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“You can see the festivities on the street from the window if you have room that is main road facing”
 of 5 bubbles 383marilyn, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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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