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Reviewed 30 December 2012

We're a young couple in our 30s and thought at first glance that this hotel would appeal more to our parents or grandparents tastes, but we loved it as well. It is historic, and we were prepared for at least some amenities to not function, but everything worked fine. We had comfortable beds, plenty of pillows, granite counters in the...

Thank Shaantis
Union City, California
Reviewed 13 December 2012

We've been several times over the years, and will always come back to the Gunn House. The value vs. the cost is phenomenal. We stay with a large group over a 3 day weekend during the holidays, and gather on Friday night in their breakfast room for cards, eating and drinking. We have a great time! There are a few...

Thank Popcornlover88
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2012

This hotel is a great example of what all independent hotels should be like. From the lady on reception to breakfast and check out everything was perfect. The room was very clean, and lovely in a quaint way. The breakfast was lovely and all home made. Great location in the town, free parking. This was the best hotel we stayed...

2Thank PaulE57
Murphys, California, United States
Reviewed 5 December 2012

I have stayed at the Gunn House 4 times now and each time has been lovely. My room has always been clean and the staff is always friendly. I prefer to stay there because of the family feel it gives. I appreciate that I don't feel like I am staying in a hotel or a chain. It is very apparent...

1Thank RachaelMae_12
Los Gatos, California
Reviewed 30 November 2012

A few of my family members have been staying at the Gunn House for years. This was my first time coming with them for the Sonora Annual Christmas Parade. I fell in love with the place. Our family had several rooms, mine was on the second floor in the front. (Perfect for watching the parade). The room was large, 2...

Thank Smalley M
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 27 November 2012

Far too many speed through this lovely gold county area. Here you'll find all that Sonoma and Napa has to offer in great wine production, at half the price. So it goes for Gunn House. The name itself conjures images of the rough western gold era, and you do get the big porch and open front lawn! Upsides: Lovely clean...

Thank Uffe J
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 25 October 2012

My partner and I recently spent a lovely weekend at the Gunn House Hotel in Sonora. We loved our stay! The hotel is very historic. It was built in 1850 and over the years has been a private home, a hospital, a newspaper printer and of course a hotel. The rooms, parlor, office and hallways are filled with antiques. The...

1Thank Gary R
Reviewed 7 October 2012

We recently stayed at the Gunn House for 2 nights as a base for visiting Yosemite which was approx a 1hr and a half drive away. Once we had checked in Tracy (the manager) was very helpful with providing us with information regarding where to eat for lunch and dinner. Would recommend the lighthouse deli for lunch and Christopher's the...

Thank Lisa M
Lake Tahoe
Reviewed 3 October 2012

We stayed at this historic property last month. The hotel is nice but has some rough edges. First, although it is a non-smoking hotel, there are chairs and ashtrays in every outside sitting area. It was pretty disgusting to have to walk through smoke to get to your non-smoking room. They need to designate one area that is not a...

2Thank nvboatman
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2012

After a hot drive from Yosemite, the pool at the Gunn House Hotel was a welcome sight which we made use of as soon as we had checked in (the hotel provides towels). It is set in a pretty little garden with a choice of places to sit and relax. My family stayed in 2 rooms at the rear of...

Thank Alison S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $159 - $231 (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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Gunn House Hotel Sonora, California
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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!”
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