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Historic Cary House Hotel

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 8 October 2012 via mobile

Really enjoyed the stay at Cary House sitting right in the center of Placerville. There was a trifle much lace in my room and a hint of mustiness in the air, but probably to be expected from a historic hotel dating back to Gold Rush times. Lace notwithstanding, the room, opening on to a second story porch, was clean, wifi...

1Thank Jowl
Placerville, California
Reviewed 26 September 2012

My partner and I stayed here numerous times while we were waiting to close on our home here. I was flying between here and Hawaii every few weeks. This is a great place to stay, although I never did see any ghosts!! Not too impressed with the included continental breakfast, but was usually up and out of the hotel before...

1Thank CRW1028
Reviewed 19 July 2012

This historic hotel combines a feeling of the mid-1800s California gold rush with all the comforts of a modern facility. While the building shows its age, the rooms are very comfortable. Decor includes a number of interesting artifacts from the Gold Rush days. An interior courtyard provides a nice place to relax and enjoy a glass of wine. The hotel...

Thank FireballNashville
La Jolla
Reviewed 25 June 2012

I just returned from a week long trip through the gold country. I had read many reviews about the Historic Cary House prior to booking it. I think I envisioned something a little different from what I experienced. This place could be AMAZING. Instead, it's slightly run down, slightly unloved and half way modernized. The room was fine overall, a...

2Thank OutAndAbout46
Reviewed 30 May 2012

I liked this place. The location is great: it was the perfect spot to stop for the evening en route to Yosemite, after a nice dinner overlooking the river in Sacremento. We were enjoying a 10 day road trip through Californaia, and stayed at several B&B-type motels. hotels and inns - and, the Cary had the best breakfast by far,...

2Thank ConnieCrunch
Reviewed 4 May 2012

We were on our way to Tahoe and decided to stay in Placerville for the night. The Cary House was rated well on Trip Advisor and when we arrived they matched the price we found at Hotel.com, which we thought was spectacular! Service was very friendly and our room was clean and had that old romantic charm. Only one complaint...

2Thank farinastripes
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Was very pleased very cool place. in a get little town with lots todo. staff was nice and helpful. also, a free wine tasting is offered with every room you book. Great wine too i will be visiting again.

4Thank wcwwcw
Orange, California
Reviewed 19 March 2012

We have severe allergies and asthma which makes it difficult for us to stay places. Missy was extremely empathetic and attentive to our needs. She went the extra mile and thought of things she could do that would assist us to have a safe stay. Missy personally oversaw the preparation of our room. We enjoyed staying in the Historic Cary...

4Thank Katherine D
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 January 2012

I stayed there for a wedding, and it was amazing!!! Loved the little town it's located in as well!

4Thank Carrie866
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 January 2012

I stayed at the Cary House for three nights while attending my friend's wedding, and the experience was phenomenal. The hotel and its rooms are very clean and neat, while providing a historic feel that made the trip even more memorable. The location is great - right on the main street of the town. The staff were probably the best...

5Thank Natalie S

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

Additional Information about Historic Cary House Hotel

Address: 300 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667-5606
Region: United States > California > Placerville
Price Range: $121 - $203 (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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“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.”
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“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.”
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“Have someone show you how to get to the outside balcony facing downtown. It seemed like a good people watching place.”
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