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Historic Cary House Hotel

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Hollister, California, United States
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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... More 

2 Thank Barbara R
Portland, Oregon
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154 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

Thank InternationalGal
South San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

Thank Kathleen W
Vallejo, CA
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73 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Cary mid week. Very nice 'kitchenette' and large room. Shower was excellent and they have soft water. There was 'kinda' a view, but we were out and about most of the time so didn't care. Good bed and very clean. I liked the fact that it was more of a room than just a bed. We... More 

Thank MaggieVallejo
Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

When you book this hotel you have to know you are booking an old western style hotel that has been preserved in its original style. I personally liked that it was kept exactly that way. Some of the furniture is a bit dated but comfortable. The rooms mostly are large with a kitchenette in most. The elevator is the only... More 

Thank Jojobeanm14
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Historic hotel right in the middle downtown Placerville. Cary House is in a great location if want to wander around and enjoy a sunny fall afternoon. We booked our room through Trip Advisor and when we arrived we were greeted by very friendly staff and actually received an unexpected upgrade. Our room consisted of a small kitchenette, living room/sitting area... More 

Thank JedNevada
Sonoma, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I will try not to be verbose, but this is important folks. My wife and I were "guests" there in September of 2016. We were visiting Placerville and walking around the town and knew we needed a place to stay so we came upon "Historic Cary House Hotel" and decided to give it a try. It was about 10pm when... More 

4 Thank Len L
Santa Cruz, California
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32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My friends made the reservations at the Cary Hotel in downtown Placerville because of it being historic and right in downtown. It wasn't that anything about it was awful, just different. I guess quaint is a good word for the hotel. There are so many things I would change to keep up with modern times, like the bedding. We stayed... More 

1 Thank candelariasj

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • 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
Region: United States > California > Placerville
Price Range: ₹ 6,100 - ₹ 10,967 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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
“Have someone show you how to get to the outside balcony facing downtown. It seemed like a good people watching place.”
 of 5 bubbles candelariasj, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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