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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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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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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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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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1Thank LongJonSF
Reviewed 12 June 2012

Yuck!!! My husband wanted to stay here for a wedding we were attending. This place is dirty and falling apart. The windows were broken. The shower And window curtains were coming off. The tv didn't work. The shower was missing a handle and the worst was there were dead bugs on top of the canopy over the bed. We stayed...

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2Thank Chantt
Reviewed 18 February 2012

Now, to be fair, its been awhile since I stayed here. But my hubby and I were just in the area for our yearly trek and saw that the place is still as dismal as ever. Too bad really, given its most excellent location and historic roots. And I wouldn't even be mentioning it here, were it not for the...

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2Thank cmlds
CA, USA
Reviewed 16 February 2012

We stayed at the National Hotel last weekend for our anniversary. A little up-dating, it has been up-dated since the 80's.....What a disappointment when we checked into our so called cottage with fireplace. We were told it was a romactic cottage. We both walked around the room with our shoes on the whole time, slept being careful of not touching...

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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 St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2501
Region: United States > California > Nevada City
Price Range: $112 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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
“Choose another hotel is the best aadvice.”
 of 5 bubbles speedntactics, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
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