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Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This facility is a relic of the gold rush era and maintains that ambience. The breakfast is above average. A bit pricy but you are staying a historic facility. Great curbside appeal the front porch is a good spot to watch main street activity.

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Kent, England.
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel isnt for everybody, its on multi levels and has a quirky layout and decor. We had a family room at the rear overlooking the pool. We had a nice big bathroom but the room could do with more clothes storage. The town is really lovely with a few nice places to eat - 90 mins to Yosemite. We... More 

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Baljeet K, Manager at Gunn House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing with us your feedback on your recent stay at the Gunn House Hotel. We agree we are a quirky historic property ~ with a "back in time" feel and experience. We do have rooms with standard closets, however many of our rooms have armoire's in lieu of the modern closets of today. Please ask for a... More 

Oakdale, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing ambiance! Comfortable, clean & nicely appointed rooms. Location is perfect for getting to all local attractions, events, eateries, downtown...easy walking distance or driving if weather isn't cooperating. Definitely will return!!!

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1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a charming hotel. The decor helps with feeling like you stepped back in time. The door was very old. It was a half door with glass on top and a little curtain over the glass. We were on the second floor and stayed in the room known as the surgical suite and I believe a morgue.

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Tracy M, Manager at Gunn House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Actually, Dr. Gunn and his family lived here, so there was no morgue.. sounds fascinating, but alas this was his families home More 

Vaxjo, Sweden
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34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the hotel on the way to Yosemite. It is a charming old hotel filled with old things. We had a nice room on the front side. Unfortunately the noise from the street is heard until 10-11 pm when the whole town seems to go to sleep. The young couple running the the hotel was very helpful and the... More 

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Tracy M, Manager at Gunn House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you will visit us again! More 

1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hi, first time visiting this hotel and I must say its a very unique experience for the better. The first time a saw this place in person I though it looks old, in poor taste, and that the breakfast was gonna be awful, boy was I wrong. The lady (Tracie) at the front desk was very sweet and she gave... More 

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Tracy M, Manager at Gunn House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marcos, Thank you so much for your kind review. Gary and Jannat, (the new owners), along with myself are working hard at maintaining and providing an exceptional experience for all our guests. We strive to continue the good old fashioned hospitality that the Gunn House has been known for all these years and also add our own unique and... More 

Walnut Creek, California
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming, historic and yet convenient. We had the two bed room with patio just outside, very comfortable. Staff was pleasant and helpful. Breakfast was cooked and baked from scratch. Located downtown Sonora, plenty of parking, excellent value. We will

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Tracy M, Manager at Gunn House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy day to write a review on your recent stay with us. All of us here at the Gunn House are committed to providing an exceptional experience for all our guests and we are pleased that you experienced this. If there is anything that you feel we could do... More 

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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Book the room months in advance for a family members wedding. When we got there they did not have the reservation in the their system. First told me their help didn't enter the information, they then tried to tell me the website I used to make the reservations had sent them a cancellation. Told them that is strange since they... More 

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GiGi M, Manager at Gunn House Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joyce, All of us here at the Gunn House Hotel are very sorry for your poor experience. Please know we are under new management and new proprietorship and we are very committed to ironing out any issues our prior guests received. We have taken your feedback seriously and we are using it as a training tool and guideline on... More 

Strood UK
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94 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed just one night in October, visited last year , so returned again. Had a Queen room at the rear of the Hotel, room 18 I think. This was quieter than a room we had at the front last year. I appreciate that this is an old Hotel, but it was so dark, even with all the lights on. Breakfast... More 

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Tracy M, Manager at Gunn House Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share with us your experience during your recent stay. Yes, we are an historic hotel and provide a unique experience for our travelers. The Gunn House Hotel is like stepping back in time. This historic ambiance is experienced throughout our hotel and although each room is different, all of our rooms have a... More 

Stockton, California
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Book a room 8 weeks in advance of my son's wedding. Arrived at 9:30 pm to check in and found a note on the door. Called the number and talked with the individual. Took about 10 minutes for a person to arrive on site only to find out they had given my reservation away and already charged my card! I... More 

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Oldest historic hotel in Sonora. Experience a bit of the past in one of the antique apponted rooms. Innkeepers breakfast each morning. Easy walking distance to great shopping and wonderful restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gunn House Hotel

Address: 286 So Washington St., Sonora, CA 95370
Region: United States > California > Sonora
Price Range: $124 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gunn House Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Please run the hot water awhile before stepping in. Make sure to turn the heater on as soon as you enter the room during late fall winter and early spring months it can get chilly at night. ”
 of 5 bubbles Rikk49, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear best for low road noise levels.”
 of 5 bubbles Hayzeebloke, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front appear to be better than at rear, but noisier from the road”
 of 5 bubbles Peripatetic2, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room at the back away from street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles charlesandrhona, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Stay elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles M2255XAdonaldh, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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