Jamestown, CA 

1859 Historic National Hotel, A Country Inn

18183 Main St
PO Box 502
Jamestown, CA 95327-0502 US
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Rates: $140 to $175
Total Rooms: 9


Circa 1859. Located between Yosemite National Park and Lake Tahoe, in Gold Country, this is one of the 10 oldest continuously operating hotels in the state. The inn maintains its original redwood bar where thousands of dollars in gold dust were once spent. Original furnishings, Gold Rush period antiques, brass beds, lace curtains and regal comforters grace the guest bedrooms. A soaking room is an additional amenity, though all rooms include private baths. Enjoy a daily bountiful buffet breakfast. Arrange for romantic dining at the on-site gourmet restaurant, considered to be one of the finest in the Mother Lode. Order a favorite liquor or espresso from the saloon, or try the area's wine tasting. Favorite diversions include gold panning, live theatre and antiquing, golf and shopping.Publicity and Awards: Bon Appetit, California Magazine, Focus, San Francisco Magazine, Gourmet, Sunset, San Francisco Chronicle, Modesto Bee, Sacramento Bee, San Jose Mercury, The Union Democrat, Razor Magazine, Fabulous Foods.com, Via Magazine, Stockton Record, San Francisco Downtown Magazine, NBC, Channel 13, PBS, Bound For Glory, Back to the Future-3, Redemption of the Ghost, Little House on the Prairie, Gambler #2.Location: Mountains, Country, Yosemite National Park and Sonora.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $140 to $175
Payment types accepted include Visa, Discover, Diners Club, American Express, Travelers Checks and Master Card.
Rooms: This property has 9 total guest accommodations with private bath and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include Queen and Twin.


Minimum Stay Requirements: 2-night minimum on a few major weekends
Cancellation: 72 hours
Pets: Pets Allowed, Innkeepers pets on premises and By arrangement - credit card or cash deposit required.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property and Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Buffet breakfast in dining room for hotel guests.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Full Breakfast, Catered Breakfast, Country Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Picnic Lunches, Gourmet Lunches, Dinner, Gourmet Dinner, Snacks/Refreshments, Room Service, Banquet Service, Catering Service, Restaurant on Premises, Sunday Brunch, Wine, Hors d'oeuvres, Banquets, meetings, seminars, weddings and receptions.
Amenities In Room: Television, Telephone, Reading Lamps, Modem Hook-Up, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, DVD, Desk, Coffeemaker, Clock Radio, Central Air, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, Cable TV, Wireless Internet Access, Antique furnishings, Old fashioned claw-footed tub for two soaking room, Pull-chain toilets, Memory foam mattress pads and Alarm clocks.
Amenities On Site: Library, Parlor Games, Pet Boarding, Copy Machine, Phone, Fax, Television, Hot Tub/Spa, VCR, DVD, highly-acclaimed restaurant with patio dining, original Gold Rush saloon, espresso bar and soaking room for house guests.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Television, Modem Connection, Internet Access, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Daily Newspapers, Gym Nearby, Flexible Cancellation, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services and Flexible Check in/out Times.
Languages Spoken: Spanish

Spa Services

Off-Site Spa Services Available


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are (24 hour)Last minute availability only, no weekends


Events Hosted: Weddings, Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Family Reunions, Meetings, Business seminars, Retreats and Banquets.
Other Activities: Wineries, Water Sports, Tennis, Skiing Downhill, Skiing Cross Country, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Art Galleries, Antiquing, gold panning, antiquing, shopping, multiple golf courses, Historic Steam Railroad State Park, Columbia Gold Rush State Park, Big Trees State Park, watersports of all types - kayaking, canoeing, rafting, sailing, etc., hiking, fishing and horseback riding.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

National Hotel Restaurant. , Full bar, extensive wine list..

Historic Interest

The historic National Hotel, built in 1859, is one of the California Gold Country's oldest and finest continuously operated hotels. Located in the heart of Jamestown, the bed and breakfast inn hotel is filled with reminders of the gold rush era
Historic Awards: Local Register (Applied), Local Register (Granted) and City Historical Site (Granted).
Historic Memberships: National Trust, Local Historical Society and City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Railtown Historic Park (4 blocks), Columbia Gold Rush State Park (5 miles), Historic Gold Rush towns, all within a few miles of Jamestown, including: Chinese Camp, Groveland, Sonora, Tuttletown, Angels Camp, Tuolumne, Murphy's, San Andreas

Romantic Interest

Warm, charming, friendly staff and a great sense of history. Various romantic add-on packages offered.