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1859 Historic National Hotel
A Country Inn

Jamestown, California

Prepare yourself for a step back in time when you enter this gold country inn (1859).  One of California's oldest continuously operating hotels, it is located near Yosemite National Park.

We are in the center of Jamestown from which one may enjoy a multitude of activities, including: golf, fishing, hiking, gold panning, whitewater rafting, spelunking, antiquing, shopping, etc.

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Each of our nine rooms is historical and unique unto itself. Rooms have either queen or twin size beds with top quality mattresses. All offer antiques, private bath, bath robes, hair dryer, pull chain toilet, tiled showers (some are his and hers), desk, private telephone with data port and unlimited local calls, wireless access, alarm clocks, steam iron and board, cable TV / VCR, air-conditioning, and heating.

Rates: $100 - $150

All rooms have access to the Soaking Room - our 1800s version of the jacuzzi. An Antique claw-foot soaking tub built for two is available to all guests on a first come, first serve basis. Bath beads, crystals, music, towels and privacy are provided.

From the balcony, guests relax and reflect on the1800s when viewing this historic Gold Rush town. Open from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm. Smoking is permitted in this area.

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Early morning coffee is available each day, prior to breakfast.

Dining in our acclaimed restaurant is a gourmet's delight. Whether you desire a romantic dinner for two, champagne brunch, a light meal from our extensive appetizer or café menu, or one of our sumptuous homemade desserts, or a gourmet picnic lunch to go, prepare yourself for a pampering experience. Relax in our garden courtyard (seasonal) or enjoy the casual elegance of our dining rooms. The restaurant is open Wednesday through Sunday.

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Relax in our garden courtyard or the casual elegance of our dining rooms. We also handle banquets, wedding receptions, meetings, seminars, and small conferences.

About The Area - Home of Yosemite National Park

Allow your mind to wander into yesteryear as you see such place names as Chinese Camp, French Flat, Poverty Hill, and Mi Wuk Village. Highway 120 offers year-round access to Yosemite National Park. Our county features Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows – exquisitely beautiful. Come and discover Spring flowers and Fall foliage. The Emigrant Wilderness encompasses several thousand square miles. The elevation ranges from 1,405 feet in Jamestown to 9,628 feet at Sonora Pass. With a population under 60,000, Tuolumne County is one of the least populated counties in California.

Things to do

  • Yosemite National Park
  • Railtown - Jamestown
  • Pan For Gold
  • Water Sports
  • Columbia State Park
  • Theater
  • Dining
  • Fish
  • Golf
  • Snow & Snow Play
  • Wineries
  • Walking/Hiking

Historic National Hotel Policies

  • Reservations will be held 7 days pending receipt of full deposit, or may be guaranteed by credit card.
  • Since we do not overbook, cancellation notices must be received at least 72 hours prior to date of arrival to guarantee a full refund. Group bookings (five or more rooms) require a 30-day cancellation notice. Some special events require at least 30 days advance cancellation notice.
  • Check in time is from 2:00 p.m. Check out is 12:00 noon. Please advise us if bags need to be stored.
  • Children under 10 by prior arrangement please. Our hotel is not equipped to handle small children.
  • Smoking is permitted on the balcony only. It is prohibited in the rooms and in the restaurant. Please, no cigars or pipes.
  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, and Discover credit cards.
  • Pets are welcome by prior arrangement for an additional $15.00 per night.

Historic Elegance in the California Gold Country

1859 Historic National Hotel
A Country Inn

18183 Main Street
Jamestown, California 95327
(209) 984-3446  (800) 894-3446
Fax: (209) 984-5620
Email: info@national-hotel.com
Innkeeper: Stephen Willey

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