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Claremont, California
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Its beautiful on the outside and in bar & restaurant. Room old dirty and not up graded since maybe 1970's. Blankets were worn w holes, room smelled as if carpet never cleaned! It has so much potential! I've been wanting to stay there for years. If they get new beds and linen, I would go back!

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6Thank Elaine V
Bisbee, Arizona
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Read all the other reviews and trust us. "I'd rather sleep in the Car" & "Pot smokers...everywhere" and "Needs MAJOR refurbishing" pretty much wraps up this night for me, too. If I had a car, it would had been a better choice but was stranded without a ride out of town. Smelly, nasty hallways with rumbled old, tattered carpeting throughout...

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9Thank bisbeelady
Fernley, Nevada
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We visited the day after Christmas. After we checked in, we headed to our room to put away our luggage. Our room was quite small, which was not a shock for an historic hotel, but also quite filthy. The tracks for the sliding glass door on the bathtub were absolutely black with mold. The bathtub itself was dirty and rust...

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7Thank peanut23343
Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

Inspired by the Hallmark movie "The Christmas Card" I accompanied my sister on a trip to Nevada City. Thinking it would be quaint to stay in the historic hotel my sister booked at the National Hotel and take in the Victorian Christmas event. The lobby was quaint and inviting until we climbed up the creaky stairs. We noticed peeling stained...

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5Thank Veronica S
Indian Wells, California
Reviewed 12 December 2014

The only good thing I can say about this hotel is its location. It is beyond rundown. The bed in our room was as comfortable as sleeping on a hard floor, the sheets had been torn and stitched up, the light on my side of the bed wouldn't stay on, and the wallpaper was pealing off the wall.

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4Thank MissSophieMay
California City, California
Reviewed 11 November 2014

I don't consider myself picky and have no problem in a cheaper hotel. But this was the worst place we have ever stayed. Historic is not the word!! Old, smelly, rusted pipes, old mattresses, etc. so sad because Nevada City is the best little town to visit and this hotel should be totally the place to be. Years of lack...

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7Thank 386Marie
San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Summary: built in the 1800's, bathrooms added in the 1970's. No other work done, ever. I had two nights in the very charming town of Nevada City, so booked the in-town National Hotel. The good part of a hotel so run down and scary is that all I did was sleep there, so that left lots of time to explore...

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5Thank NancyAV
Rocklin,CA
Reviewed 23 July 2014

This is not quirky, it's not "a little musty", it is falling down and decaying. It's a crime that such a beautiful, historical place is being allowed to degrade like this. The carpets are filthy and buckled, the ceilings and walls are leaking everywhere, what could be beautiful old chandeliers are missing multiple crystals, filthy, and have ugly flourescent bulbs...

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6Thank Disneyhelper
Auburn, California
Reviewed 28 June 2014

The location is great - staff was nice enough, and I was able to sleep o.k & am still able to review it OK for a night, Hotel Impossible I am sure could come up with many ideas to improve - a little musty, carpets very old - sink was clogged & kind of gross, no cold water at the...

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4Thank Travelinscott29120
San Jose, California, United States
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Good prices. Hotel dates from the late 1800's. Nice room, tall bed, fireplace. Whirlpool tub, but very small. No elevator, depending on which entrance you use, lots of stairs. Right on the start of Old Town. Lots of shops and restaurants in walking distance.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about National Hotel

Address: 211 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959-2501
Region: United States > California > Nevada City
Price Range: ₹ 5,075 - ₹ 5,718 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
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“You can see the festivities on the street from the window if you have room that is main road facing”
383marilyn, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“None to add. We did not stay there.”
shar625, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I do not believe they have a good room, because they do not maintain the property”
Marsha44, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view of Broad Street, make sure that is the room you are booking, not a similar one out back by the parking lot and freeway.”
beckym658, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose another place”
jana459, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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