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Sparks, Nevada
Reviewed 17 January 2012

OK...so I don't think I will stay here again but it was a unique experience. It is a very old historic hotel that has had very little updating, in my opinion. To my surprise upon checking in, no shower only a bath tub. It was a nice bath tub, claw foot. I didn't try it out as I opted for...

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Livermore, California
Reviewed 19 December 2011

We like this hotel because it is so old and historic. Things aren't even close to good condition, but if you like history and are adventurous, it can be fun. We've stayed when it was really cold, and the steam heat didn't quite reach our room. We had to borrow an electric heater from the front desk, but we made...

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1Thank Rick P
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 13 December 2011

This hotel is in disrepair as evidenced by the wind blowing through the holes in the walls and cracks around the windows. Doors in the room would not close or lock, such as the bathroom. They only have a small heater to heat the bedroom and with the wind blowing through, it did very little to keep us warm. They...

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2Thank Coyote8_11
Fair Oaks, California
Reviewed 28 September 2011

My husband and I have stayed at the National Hotel and have had breakfast in their restaurant at least 3-4 times in the past. We have always enjoyed the stay, food and historical atmosphere. It had been two years since we had made a visit to the National so we took my mother-in-law and the three of us went up...

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5Thank Deborah A
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 20 September 2011

I thought this would be a cute little place to stay based on the historical aspect. I WAS WRONG. The rooms are disgusting with water stained wall paper and carpet. The bathroom was filthy and looked like it hadn't been cleaned in years. The toilet leaked all over the floor and the hot water took 15 minutes to show up...

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3Thank TR79_11
sacramento, ca
Reviewed 28 August 2011

If you are looking for a 5 star hotel with all the amenities, this is not your place. If you are looking for something a little more historical in a busy little town, this is your spot. My husband and I spent the evening there on a Friday night. We had a room near the veranda and were able to...

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5Thank CNCL
Chico, California
Reviewed 13 June 2011

This place takes you back in time. All the rooms facing the street with access to the hotel second floor balcony are dripping with historical artifacts and furniture. From the old four poster beds to the pull chain water closet this is a room you'll never forget. A trip to the piano bar and a drink ordered from one of...

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3Thank jollyfox
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 3 June 2011

Ate at the National Hotel restaurant. The atmosphere was very charming and historic except for the oil lamps gave off strong odor that some might find noxious. I'm surprised that they could legally have them on the tables since they are an extreme fire hazard especially in such an old building. Extremely limited menu. Soup was good and the food...

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2Thank lucyb2000
san francisco
Reviewed 26 May 2011

Stayed here with friends for a wedding. The hotel is cute and kitschy - in concept. In reality it's a scary scary place (and not just because 3 rooms are haunted). Our room hadn't been re-furbished since like 1975, if that. None of the linens matched, the pillows were flat, and the mattresses were somehow sproingy and impossibly hard at...

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2Thank bunny_travels
New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 April 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a couple nights in early March on our way to some off-roading adventures in Death Valley. The public rooms are very charming with their period furnishings. While the bar area is a great place for a drink if you want to soak in the ambiance (I almost expected to see Lola Montez and...

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