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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My wife and I have been staying at the Cary House for the last 3 yrs, we make 4 trips a year, never had a bad stay, staff is superb, hotel is off the hook, you want a great place to stay, then Make it Cary House

Thank PaulMW1957
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great historic property that has been updated with modern conveniences. Well maintained interior shows patina of time, not a mindless change to make things "new". Let the vintage be the vintage. Private baths, wifi, flatscreen tv, comfortable room and bed. Smaller rooms than chains, but plenty of room and vintage fixtures. Will certainly return.

Thank X7703EJjerryw
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Definitely not a chain hotel; charming in its own way. Because of the age of the building, there are signs everywhere reminding you that it might take 10 minutes for hot water to reach your bathroom, that only one person with luggage or two people can ride in the elevator (which does not level with the floors) at one time....

Thank CrlW
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed Thursday - Monday for my 10 year high school reunion. Awesomly historic hotel (don't stay if you don't like old buildings) with awesome staff. Very clean, and everyone was very helpful and nice. There is street noise from the bars on Main Street, but I'm a city boy so it didn't bother me.

Thank JPdx88
oakland, ca
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stayed here for three days. The hotel is historic, but, it isn't well maintained. It trades on photos of western figures, but, does not provide the quality of stay OR cleanliness that one would expect for the price.

Thank jeff g
Langley, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I was looking for an interesting hotel right in the historic downtown area. It was easy to spot this landmark as I drove down Main St. I've stayed in old historic hotels in the past, but often find a lack of comfort. This was certainly not the case at the Carey House Hotel. I received a very warm welcome and...

Thank sportbikerider
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

When I visit Placerville I always stay at the Cary House. It is a quaint, historic hotel with sparkling clean rooms, lovely ambience, helpful staff and right downtown so once I park my car, I can walk to shops and dining. Take a trip in their antique elevator for fun and sit on the 2nd floor balcony after dinner. It's...

Thank Tracy M
St. George, Utah
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Talk about history, you feel like you walked into a western movie set. There is not one thing about this hotel that says modern. Old in a good way, not run down, but don't expect the Holiday Inn. They even have the original ledgers with many famous people's signatures where they signed in to stay all the way back to...

Thank katy375
Redlands, California
Reviewed 19 August 2016

During a prior year's trip to Placerville we saw the Carey House Hotel, thinking that while it looked sort of dingy from the outside it may be an interesting place to stay next time around. So this year we booked it for three nights, checking into a second floor queen room. We've stayed at the Hotel Leger in Mokelumne Hill...

Thank Mike H
Marlborough, Connecticut
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

While it has been a while since we were there I am compelled to review them again. We were going to be there for a visit this week but do to airline shenanigans we couldn't make it for our stay. The staff was completely understanding and allowed us to cancel our visit. Service like this will bring me back again...

Thank David R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Historic Cary House Hotel

Address: 300 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667
Region: United States > California > Placerville
Price Range: $130 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Historic Cary House Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Lexington Historic Cary Hotel
Lexington Historic Cary Placerville
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Fortuna, California
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“check the internet”
 of 5 bubbles FrancieC, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for a court yard room”
 of 5 bubbles RevWren, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher end rooms are on the upper floors. If you stay there on a weekend, take the advise of other reviewers if bothered by noise.”
 of 5 bubbles julieZ3333JO, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“seemed all similarly nice”
 of 5 bubbles cocobomb, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not get a room in the front of the hotel facing the street. It is very noisy with street and people noises all night long.”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenw832, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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