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The National Hotel

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Tracy, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful well kept hotel. Antiques and a full bar. Rooms are small, barely room for a chair and small table. Overlooks the main street in Jackson. Get a room with an outside deck for people watching and a glass of wine. Parking is an issue about 300 feet from the hotel. Close to the casino.

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful old hotel with a fantastic staff, beautiful rooms and comfy beds. I stayed in 2 different rooms while visiting a friend in the nearby hospital and I was so glad I chose this hotel over an anonymous chain motel. I was welcomed with open arms during a very stressful time. The decor is gorgeous, antiques everywhere,...

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NorCal
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a Queen room on the "3rd" floor. It was not a room you could hang out in. No table or desk. Bathroom was minimal. The bar was great and Stanley's was fantastic. The bartender became our waiter at dinner. Back to the room, the bed was comfortable. We had prime rib and it was awesome . Wished I...

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Riverside, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Jackson is truly a lovely walk downtown. This old hotel is reputed to be haunted and certainly has a lot of atmosphere inside as well as outside. There is dining and a bar inside as well. The menu looked great but I'd already eaten so didn't try it out this trip.

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We really loved our 2 night stay here. Our room was really quaint with the best pillows. We enjoyed everything about the hotel, from the historical nature to the absolutely best food we had on our entire 10 day trip. Thank you Kelly for feeding and entertaining us at the Stanley Bar.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Located in the center of Jackson. It's a nice old hotel with character and nicely maintained. The room was clean and comfortable. The bathroom layout was spacious with a incredible bathtub, according to my wife. Perfectly located to enjoy downtown Jackson. Something different, the front desk cleck showed us to our room, nice. The reason I didn't give them a...

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temecula
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This hotel is located in the historical area of Jackson at the intersection of Main St. and Water St. with a beautiful Facade. Inside the lobby the owner's have done a great job of renovation. It is like stepping back in time, from the furnishings to the decorations. The front desk staff is very friendly and helpful and truly represent...

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Claremont, CA
Reviewed 28 June 2016

A real gem in the gold country. Not much happening in this town, but a great place to serve as a hub for a two day exploration of historic Highway 49. Booked the John Wayne room opening to the hotel balcony. (It also has a fireplace that we didn't use being that we were in the middle of a major...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The food was great, but the menu was wrong. I had ordinary vegetables instead of the creamed spinach that was supposed to accompany my delicious salmon dinner. The worse part was the waitresses gouging us by mounting up the cost of the bill. We ordered a $26 bottle of wine and she quickly served a $35 bottle making us believe...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Too cute....and only an hour from home! I was there last week for a small work planning meeting and plan to return again soon with my husband! The rooms are renovated and very clean and comfortable. My bed was super comfy, sheets were soft and the bathroom had everything you need. Was lucky enough to be in a front facing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Cuisines: American
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  • Free Parking
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The National Hotel has just completed a four million dollar renovation and updating, while maintaining the grand dame's wild west, gold country roots. Rooms and public areas have many of their original fixtures (phones & lighting) and furniture. All rooms are luxury, many with jacuzzis, balconies, heated floors, fireplaces and so much more. Most of the 150 year old bar has been kept in tact and now is an elegant venue for meeting and imbibing, or while waiting for your table at our fine dinner house. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The National Hotel

Address: 2 Water St, Jackson, CA 95642-2328
Region: United States > California > Jackson
Price Range: $293 - $456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
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“book a room with a balcony facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles rmart2003, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to book a room attached to the balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles junebugclaremont, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the second floor, front side have an awesome shared balcony overlooking town!”
 of 5 bubbles 926brendak, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Loved the balcony during this slow time of year. In tourist season it may be noisy and car exhaust could trouble you.”
 of 5 bubbles janp120, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Good space, TV, WiFi, shower, jacuzzi, toilet ensuite but separated from the rest of the room and heated floor. Check the website.”
 of 5 bubbles luisgX7831IS, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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