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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 27 September 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights on our honeymoon. The hotel is in a beautiful old brick building. Rachel at the front desk was VERY helpful and friendly. She brought ice up to our room for our champagne, and also looked up info and directions on a couple of places we wanted to check out on our...

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Tracy, California
Reviewed 6 August 2014

My husband and I have made a tradition of attending the annual antique faire the last weekend in September and really enjoy that and also the town of Placerville. We stayed last year at the Historic Cary House and other than the location, I'd say that was really all it had to offer. The room had a strange layout and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights. VERY pricey for what was actually on offer - we were a bit surprised and disappointed to learn that breakfast wasn't included in the price. We parked our car in the hotel's parking lot behind the hotel. We left it at midnight and came out at 6.30am to find it had been...

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3Thank paul_richards600
Lorraine-GenMgr, General Manager at Historic Cary House Hotel, responded to this review

Our thanks to you for visiting the Historic Cary House Hotel. We're so glad to hear that the room met your expectations for both size and cleanliness, and that our customer service staff stood out positively during your stay. You're absolutely correct, there are almost always "cheaper" lodging options, but definitely not for guests interested in staying in a historic...

Concord, California
Reviewed 18 July 2014

This hotel which is more than 150 years old is wonderful! Full of historic Gold Rush antiques and history, including well-known guests such as Mark Twain and Elvis Presley. Room was small, but to be expected for hotel of this age. On a wonderful street with old fashioned candy shop, antique stores, restaurants and bars. Only problem is everything seems...

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1Thank Gerald B
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I have to start with how nice they are at the front desk. Personalized attention and more. That first impression is everything and they want the guest to be happy. Our room was a perfect fit for 2. We had a small refrigerator and cook top stove in the room. Just enough closet space and drawers for folded clothes. The...

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Thank renosteve
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Enjoyed a two night stay at the hotel with my wife. The service of the staff rivaled that of any 4 star hotel we have ever stayed. Staff was very friendly. Great location for the historic district in Placerville.

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2Thank jpalmer381
Devon
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Take a walk back into history - impressive lobby, 1920's elevator and period decorated bedrooms - all original - all well maintained and comfortable. Reception staff were very friendly and helpful, however the breakfast is very minimal and thankfully there were no ghostly bumps in the night!

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1Thank RedScorpio
Poolville, Texas
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We spent the night in the 'haunted' Cary House Hotel in Placerville, Ca. The room we had was great - with two seperate sleeping areas and a kitchenette. My bed was great but my partner stated his bed was not very comfortable. The hotel creaks but we did not see any paranormal activity. However, the bar across the street was...

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1Thank diveydivey
Plano, Texas
Reviewed 23 March 2014

On Monday morning I went to the front desk to ask a question and was told to tone it down as I was too peppy for a Monday morning. Things went down hill from there. The breakfast room was never neat. There was sugar, cereal and drinks spilled on the tables and serving area. They ran out of cups and...

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4Thank Planotexas14
Lorraine-GenMgr, General Manager at Historic Cary House Hotel, responded to this review

We take all of our reviews very seriously here at the Historic Cary House Hotel, as we did yours. Let me start by saying we're very proud of the review scores our guests have given us - especially for customer service. With that said, unlike so many others, you obviously didn't enjoy your stay and we're sorry about that. It...

Wheatland, California
Reviewed 9 March 2014

I felt like we stepped back in time (in a good way) when we walked into the lobby to check in. It was nicely decorated and had music playing in the background. The man at the desk was very friendly. Our room was on the small side, but it was the perfect size for our one night stay. The bed...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: ₹ 6,509 - ₹ 16,948 (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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“Don't get a room overlooking back parking lot. Garbage trucks & people coming out of bars late at night are loud & disruptive.”
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“If you get a room facing main street there will be some noise as there are several bars across the street”
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“Rooms on the highest floor may be quieter.”
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