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Historic Cary House Hotel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a great hotel with lots of character!! Very Clean. No complains. Got coffee in the morning. Have a large upstairs balcony that overlooks the main street of Placerville. In good weather that would be great. Easy walk to multiple places to eat. Overall a very good stay.

Placerville, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i would have given a higher rating but the room was either freezing cold or roasting. The hotel is a historical site with all the charm and ambiance. Located on Main Street it is within walking distance of an array of great restaurants and shops. The elevator in the hotel is worth the trip. It defines "old school." The rooms...

Thank 4everjung
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Cary House Hotel a couple of years ago for my birthday while visiting apple hill. I am a hotel snob because of my job so I was nervous to stay in the "oldest hotel in placerville". Well to my surprise it was beautiful and had so much charm. The staff was very polite...

Thank kjaeast
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! What a blast from the past - Walking into the lobby there is beautiful woodwork, and elegance 1859 style! We were well taken care of by Josh, very affable young man. The staircase is very authentic. Our room was on the left end of the 2nd floor hall, with a view of Main St. The decor was fine and...

Thank julieZ3333JO
Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A most enjoyable stay in a wonderful city all enhanced by the first class attention given by Josh the Hotel Manager. Great attitude and so very helpful!! Will definitely return to your lovely Hotel. Many thanks Josh!!

Thank carterhome85
Hollister, California, United States
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We love old town Placerville and have stayed at historic Cary House hotel at least twice a week for years. Have always enjoyed our stay until this weekend celebrating our 38th anniversary. We hadn't been there since last December I believe and it's either under new management or struggling to keep relevant. We were not made aware that there was...

3Thank Barbara R
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a beautiful old hotel with lots of history. It is like staying in a museum with comfortable rooms and amenities. The staff are helpful and nice and the rooms are very comfortable and cozy. The location makes it easy to park your car and walk to shops and restaurants. The Queen suite was cozy and comfortable with beautiful...

Thank InternationalGal
South San Francisco, California
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Loved our experience at this charming hotel. The location was perfect for our trip to Apple Hill and downtown Placerville is a little gem. The manager of the hotel, Josh could not have been more helpful and accommodating. We are going to make this an annual trip.

Thank kwedme
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stayed Halloween night in this establishment and very much enjoyed ourselves. Counter help very nice, room was nice, spacious, old, and very comfortable. Got great help with parking. We don't travel to California much, but we might just come back next Halloween just because we enjoyed ourselves so thoroughly during our short visit to Placerville.

Thank cocobomb
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The hotel is average but the price is above average for the kind of quality and services one gets at this hotel. I cannot say anything bad about the hotel or our room, but I cannot give it a wonder review either. I understand historic and trying to preserve an old style hotel, but one tiny bar of soap, no...

Thank Kathleen W

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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: $114 - $187 (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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“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
“If you want street view, book ahead and state that. Rooms facing east are probably more quiet and probably cooler in the summer.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggieVallejo, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“A room that does not face the front of the hotel or a room on a higher floor as the club next door sometimes gets loud.”
 of 5 bubbles Jojobeanm14, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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